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Crying a River over Justin Timberlake’s Marriage

Crying a River over Justin Timberlake’s Marriage

Samia October 21, 2012 0

It’s been a rough weekend for myself and many other 20-something women. And no guys, it has nothing to do with PMS.  It has to with…this: Yes. So many hearts broken, so many dreams

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VIDEO: “Everybody Got a Deal, I Did it Without One”

VIDEO: “Everybody Got a Deal, I Did it Without One”

Samia July 4, 2012 0

Someone told me that in the future, people won’t have 15 minutes of fame… they’ll have 15 gigabytes of fame.[1] And sure, everyone thinks they can be “Internet Famous” (it’s really not that hard

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VIDEO: Justin Bieber Radio HangUp and “The Comparison Theory”

VIDEO: Justin Bieber Radio HangUp and “The Comparison Theory”

Samia July 2, 2012 0

Justin Bieber hates being compared to Timberlake (white guys who sing similar music and experienced fame early in life, who both have the same name? What’s there to compare?) And, hates it even more

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Daddy Issues: What My TV Fathers Taught Me

Daddy Issues: What My TV Fathers Taught Me

Samia June 17, 2012 0

Happy Father’s Day! I don’t know about you, but I spent most of my childhood (the 90’s) in front of a television set. In fact, I actually once told Simpsons-creator Matt Groening that Homer

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My Problem with Pakistan: From Sesame Street to Twitter

My Problem with Pakistan: From Sesame Street to Twitter

Samia June 12, 2012 10

  Dear Pakistan, Can you stop sucking at everything? Ack – what? That’s an inappropriate way to start a conversation? I apologize. I’m sorry. Allow me to (re)introduce myself – my name is Khan.

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One Joe Jonas & a Side of Chipotle Mayo

One Joe Jonas & a Side of Chipotle Mayo

Samia April 29, 2012 1

Look. I’m a sucker for boy bands and anything 13-year-old girls like. I’m currently addicted to Carly Rae Jespen’s “Call Me Maybe” and have been known to watch Nickelodeon’s “iCarly” onDemand. Needless to say,

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My Nonversation With David Beckham

My Nonversation With David Beckham

Samia April 2, 2012 1

SCENE ONE: music school in Hollywood, specific location not to be disclosed for fear of stalkers Samia is late to her 6:30 songwriting class due to LA traffic. She parks at a meter at

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Impossible to Meet Bieber?…Never Say Never.

Impossible to Meet Bieber?…Never Say Never.

Samia January 14, 2012 3

What does an Extra correspondent, Diddy’s son, and a tech trade show have in common? Um. They all helped contribute to one of my life goals…a conversation with Justin Bieber (maybe not a LIFE

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Now I’m Feelin’ so Fly Like a G-…John Salley?!

Now I’m Feelin’ so Fly Like a G-…John Salley?!

Samia December 29, 2011 1

What happens when two brown girls walk into a Far East Movement party? It’s like a blizzard. Okay, not really, but I wanted to incorporate the lyrics of the group’s most popular (albeit lyrically

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Basketball Jones, I Got a Basketball Jones…

Basketball Jones, I Got a Basketball Jones…

Samia December 23, 2011 1

Confession: I used to be a boy. OK, not anatomically, but at least in interests. I grew up playing video games, having Power Ranger action figures, and watching basketball on the reg (a fan

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