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Caitlin Wolper

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Caitlin is the social media manager for Northside Media Inc. She's usually writing about music when she's not trying to rack up Twitter likes.
Age: 29 Neighborhood: South Williamsburg Most Likely To: Be Unpredictable Favorite Quote: "Things are what you make of them." Sometimes sparkly agendas emblazoned with “Live Your Truth” or “Too Legit To Quit” are a little bit forced, but Adam J. Kurtz has found the sweet spot of encouraging art that's  inspirational and honest. You might have seen his illustrations as pins, patches, or keychains, trinkets embellished with phrases like “You Tried” or “Feelings” or “At Least You’re...
Photos by Eian Kantor Writer Joanna C. Valente’s work beholds the body, crafting lines like music to produce surreal, cerebral work. The founding editor-in-chief of Yes, Poetry, the managing editor of Luna Luna Mag, and a Brooklyn Poets instructor, Joanna is as much an author as a teacher. We sat down at Postmark Cafe in Park Slope to chat about Joanna’s intimate poetry, love for metal, and the undeniable wonder of Coney Island. “Poetry really speaks...
We’ve all heard the fixes for PMS pain: chocolate, heating pads, yoga. But there are far more issues in women’s health that are painful and difficult to solve. Vulvodynia, chronic pain in or near the vulva, can affect women of any age, and a cause has yet to be determined. Those affected may suffer from soreness, itching, burning, aching, or other symptoms. Vulvodynia is common, and women who have this private pain shouldn't be...
It’s nearly impossible to find a Scott Devendorf interview where his glasses aren’t mentioned. The National’s bassist—also a member of LNZNDRF and collaborator on Grateful Dead charity tribute album Day of the Dead—always wears orange aviators. But why? He laughs when asked. “I’ve been wearing them for years,” Devendorf says. “They’re sunglasses that faded.” Though the glasses aren’t “a good way to judge color of anything,” they’re nearly inextricable from his look—try to find...

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