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Drew Grant

Writer, Editor, Videodrew

New York/Los Angeles

Drew Grant

A woman with a man's name and a penchant for movie trivia contests.

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Why The Source Family Is The Wildest Cult You've Never Heard Of

A hippie sex cult centered around a Los Angeles vegetarian restaurant
Ranker Link to Story
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Saved by Pop Culture: How “Six Feet Under” killed my depression

When pop culture helps us through a trauma.
Salon.com Link to Story
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Do You Have Sex FOMO?

I treat the dating app like my own personal Pokemon collection.
Cosmopolitan Link to Story
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Time to end the Insane Clown Posse’s festival

The annual Gathering of the Juggalos, the four-day festival put on by the record label of the horrorcore Detroit group the Insane Clown Posse, has gotten out of control.
Salon.com Link to Story
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Revenge Swimming with Dolphins

But I like to think of myself as someone who punches up, or at least sideways, like punches are usually thrown.
Medium Link to Story
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Menace to Society: Full Gallop

I whispered to my brown horse, “If I die, you’re going to the glue factory.”
The New York Observer Link to Story
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Bad Men

Women could not only captivate an audience but do so with an unlikable protagonist.
Vegas Seven Link to Story
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When did movie monsters get so sexy?

It may have started with King Kong: the image of that giant beast holding Fay Wray.
Salon.com Link to Story
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Plain Jane In Pain Feels Strain to Be Urbane: ‘The Observer’s Inked up Eliza Learns to Walk That Walk

“My god, you have the weirdest walk ever,” a co-worker remarked the other day.
The New York Observer Link to Story
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Menace to Society: Please Don’t Feed the Models

I used to think Fashion Week was fun. This was years ago, when “the tents” referred to actual tents.
The New York Observer Link to Story
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Menace to Society: You Are How You Eat

The only question here is how much of this sandwich can I shove in my face.
The New York Observer Link to Story
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Menace to Society: Where Are the Hamptons, Anyway?

There’s a reason that the Hamptons Jitney is the one bus that New York’s elite will deign to place their fancy tushes on.
The New York Observer Link to Story

About

Drew Grant

Hello,

My name is Drew Grant, and everything you've heard about me is a lie. Sure I was the founder of The New York Observer's successful television vertical, tvdownload, as well as the Arts & Entertainment editor of the publication, but reports of me losing our ASME Awards in an unlicensed Queens poker room are greatly exaggerated.

And while I am known for the breadth of my pop culture expertise, leading to appearances at Comic-Con, New York Television Festival, WGA panels and an episode of Law & Order: SVU, I have never been approached by an administration–past or present– requesting that I become the first American Ambassador of Global Streaming Content.

Yes, I have produced leading content for outlets such as Forbes, Maxim, Cosmopolitan, The A.V. Club, McSweeney's, Salon and many others; however 'Powerblogger' is no longer an acceptable substitution for my preferred 'Ms.' prefix.

While I do pride myself on scouting and editing incredible talent– having worked with over 120+ writers thanks to the freelancer contributor models I've implemented at The Observer and as Managing Editor of RealClearLife–the speculation that I secretly funded any J-school incubators as a way to guarantee 'first-dibs' on the next generation of incoming journalists is fake news.

In summary, don't believe everything you read about Drew Grant, except for the part where she is an experienced writer and editor, specializing in entertainment, pop culture, arts, lifestyle and journalism.

I currently live on Earth, where I am always looking for ways to transform the media landscape.

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http://www.videodrew.com/

Skills

  • copy editing
  • consulting
  • talent recruitment
  • celebrity journalism
  • SEO
  • project management
  • social media
  • editing
  • writing