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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.
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...
Origin episodes are tough. They’re not only tasked with subverting cliches, but they fight for importance, fight to matter: you can only air an origin episode if the audience is invested enough in its characters to care. A devoted fan base, however, has never been a problem for Broad City; the show has inspired self-identification in many of its devout viewers. The first episode of Broad City’s fourth season, which gives us Abbi and...
On September 12, Brooklyn Community Services launched its ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign “Many Voices, Many Stories,” a public service poster campaign now in its third year. Across 36 subway stations in Brooklyn, the series displays notable Brooklynites speaking out about poverty and supporting neighbors. Among the featured faces are Carla Hall, Chris Hayes, and Brooklyn Magazine’s founder Daniel Stedman. “It’s important to honor Brooklyn’s history and diversity by working with our local businesses...

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