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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
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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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30 Scary Movies to Stream Before Halloween

There is a cornucopia of creepy flicks available for free on various streaming services.
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Beau Willimon’s New Tricks: In the Graveyard with ‘House of Cards’ Creator

Beau Willimon, the creator of House of Cards, had a surprisingly upbeat take on cemeteries.
The New York Observer Link to Story
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Ask a Casting Director: Linda Lamontagne of ‘Bojack,’ ‘Family Guy’ and Adult Swim

The New York Observer Link to Story
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15 Creepy Movie Moments And Alternate Endings That Never Made It To Screen

Some of the strangest scenes you've never seen from, from movies you'd never expect.
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The fascinating contradictions of Bill Plympton

Bill Plympton may very well be the godfather of adult cartoons and comics.
Salon.com Link to Story
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New York is the New Hollywood, Thanks to Bloomberg’s $70 Billion Woman

Media and Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver brings glamor--and money--back to the city.
The New York Observer Link to Story
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The Sickos on the Sofa: Law & Order: SVU’s 13 Years of Bringing Sex Crimes to Prime Time

“SVU shows a universe that people prefer over the reality of rape and sexual violence."
The New York Observer Link to Story
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The Disturbing Reality of New York’s Premiere “Haunted House”

What comes to mind when you think of a haunted house? Is it being handcuffed, water-boarded, and physically assaulted by a bunch of burly men screaming obscenities at you?
The New York Observer Link to Story
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To Slur, With Love: ‘Ironic Racism’ is More Than Just Taki

Asked if he considered himself racist, Mr. Theodoracopulos shrugged. “It was very bad taste, but blacks make fun of us, why can’t we make fun of them?”
The New York Observer Link to Story
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Hell on Wheels: Environmentally Friendly Electric Bikes Pose City Menace…Or Do They?

Too Bad They’re Illegal!
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