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Alex Catarinella
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Alex Catarinella is a freelance writing machine. He writes for/has written for PAPER/, Avenue magazine,,, Tokion magazine, What Goes Around Comes Around, Flavorwire, Idolator, etc, etc...

His first foray into "journalism" was during the AOL hey-day with his Spice Girls online "newsletter" known as the Spice Gazette at age 10. His favorite Spice Girl was (and always will be) Ginger Spice.

There was a time when he thought he was destined to be an art school Musical Theater major drop out, but he graduated in 2009 from Marymount Manhattan College with a BA in Communication Arts.

You can follow him on Twitter at @acatinheat.

Blog Entries by Alex Catarinella

Britney's Beautiful Jonas Åkerlund-Directed Breakdown

Posted February 18, 2011 | 20:00:07 (EST)

A little after 9:55 p.m. EST Thursday, my Twitter news-feed flash-flooded into a sea of foreign (to those living in Medieval Times... ) hash-tags like #HIAM, #HIAMVideoPremiere, #FemmeFatale. Which could only mean, the one and only Britney Spears (oops!) did it again. After 14 tepid, smoke-and-fog teasers, the highly-hyped Jonas...

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The Return of Our Perfectly Imperfect Pop Star

Posted January 21, 2011 | 09:52:12 (EST)

I've been battling the patronizing (and ridiculous) "You like Britney Spears?" question since '98.

Perhaps I was still mourning the loss of Ginger Spice, but I was immediately hooked on a case of Britney (and I've got a mall-made "Britney's Slave" t-shirt and an MTV fan special...

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