Erin Kahn

Erin Kahn is an NYC based author, freelance writer, theatre critic, and book and album reviewer. Her reviews have caused artists to laugh out loud and weep with joy (true story).


Posts by Erin Kahn

3 Dinosaurs That Would Make Awesome Pets

Who hasn’t wanted a pet dinosaur at some point in their life? (Get out.) While a Tyrannosaurus Rex might not make the best pet, there are plenty of dinosaurs that would. Just imagine a scenario where the dinosaurs never went extinct. Now pretend you’re shopping for a huge, reptilian pet. Which one will you choose?

Who hasn’t wanted a pet dinosaur at some point in their life? (Get out.) While a Tyrannosaurus Rex might not make the best pet, there are plenty of dinosaurs that would. Just imagine a scenario

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Why Exactly Do We Celebrate Thanksgiving?

We all got fed the Pilgrims and Indians myth back in kindergarten, right? And every year of grade school following. It’s a beautiful image: European colonists sitting down with Native Americans. Breaking bread. Eating corn. Coexisting harmoniously. The little Indian children played with the Puritan children. Dogs and cats were living together. It was a […]

We all got fed the Pilgrims and Indians myth back in kindergarten, right? And every year of grade school following. It’s a beautiful image: European colonists sitting down with Native Americans. Breaking bread. Eating corn.

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Chicago Art Institute Says Trump’s Renoir Is a Fake

Poor President Trump: it seems nothing in his life is actually real. First he had to deal with that fake Time cover, then the fake news phenomenon, and now a fake Impressionist painting. The painting Two Sisters (On the Terrace) by French Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir currently hangs in Trump Tower. Apparently President Trump told his […]

Poor President Trump: it seems nothing in his life is actually real. First he had to deal with that fake Time cover, then the fake news phenomenon, and now a fake Impressionist painting. The painting

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What Does Your Favorite Smell Say About You?

There are so many fantastic smells in the world: freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, frying bacon, summer barbecue. Whether you prefer the scent of a deep green pine tree or your grandma’s homemade zucchini bread, your favorite smell can tell a lot about your personality. Here’s what your favorite smell says about you: 1. Chocolate chip […]

There are so many fantastic smells in the world: freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, frying bacon, summer barbecue. Whether you prefer the scent of a deep green pine tree or your grandma’s homemade zucchini bread, your

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Common Misconceptions About Millennials That Are Super Insulting

As Millennials, we get a lot of flack from the older generations (looking at you, Baby Boomers). And honestly, most of the misconceptions they have about us are just that: misconceptions. So let’s clear a few things up right now. False: Millennials have short attention spans Just because we have greater access to the Internet […]

As Millennials, we get a lot of flack from the older generations (looking at you, Baby Boomers). And honestly, most of the misconceptions they have about us are just that: misconceptions. So let’s clear a

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12 First World Problems That Are Super Annoying

First world problems is a catchphrase that applies to those super annoying problems only experienced in first world countries. Like the U.S. In third world countries, they may have to deal with contaminated water, poverty, terrorism, or whatever. But let’s forget about them and focus on us. First world problems usually get written off as […]

First world problems is a catchphrase that applies to those super annoying problems only experienced in first world countries. Like the U.S. In third world countries, they may have to deal with contaminated water, poverty,

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Biggest Non-Rap Diss Songs Of All Time

It’s no secret that Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have been feuding lately. Maybe that’s why many fans assume Perry’s new song “Swish Swish” is a diss on Swift. Perry herself has confirmed that this isn’t the case. But some people (including members of Taylor Swift’s squad) don’t believe her. However, Taylor Swift is sort of the […]

It’s no secret that Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have been feuding lately. Maybe that’s why many fans assume Perry’s new song “Swish Swish” is a diss on Swift. Perry herself has confirmed that this

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Taking Too Many Photos? Put Down the Camera and Start Living

The other day, I went to a Halloween parade. It was a great parade. Well, the first half was great, anyway. During the second half I was freezing my fingers off despite mittens and a coat, and wondering forlornly why Halloween can’t be in September when it’s warmer. But back to the parade. There sure […]

The other day, I went to a Halloween parade. It was a great parade. Well, the first half was great, anyway. During the second half I was freezing my fingers off despite mittens and a

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Escape from a Vampire: Your How-To Guide

Bram Stoker’s Dracula recently turned 120. It was in May 1897 that the now classic vampire novel first went on sale in London. Vampire stories were around long before Stoker wrote his famous book about Count Dracula. But since he did, the vampire has become more popular than ever. Vampires are now a permanent part of […]

Bram Stoker’s Dracula recently turned 120. It was in May 1897 that the now classic vampire novel first went on sale in London. Vampire stories were around long before Stoker wrote his famous book about

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13 Ways to Avoid Getting Possessed this Halloween

On Halloween night, it’s important to be safe. That means traveling in a group, trick-or-treating in busy, well-lighted neighborhoods – and oh yes, avoiding ghostly or demonic possession. Because let’s face it: Halloween is just not going to be any fun if you’re possessed the whole time. With that in mind, here are 13 tips […]

On Halloween night, it’s important to be safe. That means traveling in a group, trick-or-treating in busy, well-lighted neighborhoods – and oh yes, avoiding ghostly or demonic possession. Because let’s face it: Halloween is just

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