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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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Lena Dunham Jamming on The Observer’s Girls Recaps

Lena Dunham is a fan of The Observer … or at least our artwork.
The New York Observer Link to Story
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Bret Easton Ellis meets 'The Baby-Sitters Club': Sugar highs galore!

Drew Grant of Crushable wrote a pretty impressive parody...approaching art.
Entertainment Weekly Link to Story
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Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier

Drew Grant, a reviewer for Salon.com...accurately identified its genetic makeup as a mind-game film.
Politics, Theory, and Film Link to Story
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The New York Observer Has James Franco Fatigue

"We'll give this one to Grant. Do we really need Franco?"
The Atlantic Link to Story
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Story in a Bottle Podcast: Drew Grant

Drew Grant has spent the better part of her professional career at the forefront pop culture.
Charming Robot 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