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

Heinz Wants to Make Super Bowl Monday a Holiday

The Worst Work Day of the Year For many sports fans, Super Bowl Monday is a terrible day. It’s the day after the biggest game of the year, when, whether your team won or lost, you have to go back to work. But Heinz is trying to do something about that. The Ketchup company has […]

The Worst Work Day of the Year For many sports fans, Super Bowl Monday is a terrible day. It’s the day after the biggest game of the year, when, whether your team won or lost,

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Robot Barista Serves Coffee in San Francisco

Spelling Mistake Rates Fall Dramatically With Introduction of Robot Barista When Henry Hu saw robots building cars at the Volkswagen factory in Germany, he thought of a new way to make coffee. Gone are the days of your local Starbucks barista misspelling your name. The future is all about robotics. In this case, Henry Hu […]

Spelling Mistake Rates Fall Dramatically With Introduction of Robot Barista When Henry Hu saw robots building cars at the Volkswagen factory in Germany, he thought of a new way to make coffee. Gone are the

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Guy Hand-sews Beauty and the Beast Dress for his Girlfriend

When Cara Szymanski, 24, told her boyfriend that she loved Beauty and the Beast, she couldn’t have predicted that he’d hand-sew Belle’s yellow ballgown as part of his marriage proposal – especially since he had no sewing experience. But that’s exactly what happened. The boyfriend is Joel Lynch, a 23-year-old graduate student at Iowa State University. Lynch calls Cara […]

When Cara Szymanski, 24, told her boyfriend that she loved Beauty and the Beast, she couldn’t have predicted that he’d hand-sew Belle’s yellow ballgown as part of his marriage proposal – especially since he had no sewing experience.

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These Celebrities Totally Rocked the Women’s March

Women’s March on Washington On January 21, thousands of women and men gathered in D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington. Similar events took place across the nation, with marches planned in every state and around the world. A total of 673 global marches occurred, with over 3,000,000 participants. A group of women in Antarctica even […]

Women’s March on Washington On January 21, thousands of women and men gathered in D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington. Similar events took place across the nation, with marches planned in every state and

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Emma Watson Prefers Belle to Cinderella

Emma Watson in Beauty and the Beast You might have seen photos of Emma Watson hiding feminist books on the London Underground a few months back. Now the 26-year-old Harry Potter star is on to her next project: playing Belle in Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast. According to Watson: “The core DNA of Belle […]

Emma Watson in Beauty and the Beast You might have seen photos of Emma Watson hiding feminist books on the London Underground a few months back. Now the 26-year-old Harry Potter star is on to

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New Harry Potter-Themed Restaurant Opens in Brooklyn

Harry Potter-Themed Restaurant – Pasta Wiz A new restaurant in Brooklyn mixes two unlikely ingredients: Harry Potter and pasta. Pasta Wiz, the new Harry Potter-themed restaurant in Brooklyn, New York, serves organic pasta amid Hogwarts ambiance. As Alex Dimitrov, owner of Pasta Wiz, tells it: “We decided Pasta Wiz, it’s like a wizard magical place, so we’ve made […]

Harry Potter-Themed Restaurant – Pasta Wiz A new restaurant in Brooklyn mixes two unlikely ingredients: Harry Potter and pasta. Pasta Wiz, the new Harry Potter-themed restaurant in Brooklyn, New York, serves organic pasta amid Hogwarts ambiance. As

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Stressed Out? Try Goat Yoga – And Yes, It’s a Real Thing

There’s nothing as soothing as settling down into a nice child’s pose as a baby goat hops onto your back. Wait – baby goat?! At No Regrets Farm in Oregon, goats and yoga are a natural combination. Lainey Morse, the owner of the farm, started holding “goat yoga” classes in her field last summer. The classes quickly […]

There’s nothing as soothing as settling down into a nice child’s pose as a baby goat hops onto your back. Wait – baby goat?! At No Regrets Farm in Oregon, goats and yoga are a natural

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New Aristotle Baby Monitor Announced – Are Robot Nannies Taking Over?

Robots may be raising our children in the not so far off future. This summer, innovative toy-making company Mattel will debut a new smart monitor called ‘Aristotle.’ Similar to Amazon’s Alexa, Aristotle responds to voice commands, but this platform has a more specialized purpose. While Alexa lets users browse the web, set alarms, listen to music, […]

Robots may be raising our children in the not so far off future. This summer, innovative toy-making company Mattel will debut a new smart monitor called ‘Aristotle.’ Similar to Amazon’s Alexa, Aristotle responds to voice

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Life of Bambi Artist Tyrus Wong Was Plagued by Racial Prejudice

2016 claimed the lives of many celebrities, from rock legend David Bowie to author Harper Lee. The tail end of December was especially brutal: we said goodbye to George Michael, Carrie Fisher, and Debbie Reynolds. On December 30, we lost another celebrity: Tyrus Wong, the artist who worked on Disney’s 1942 animated film Bambi. It’s truly a tragedy […]

2016 claimed the lives of many celebrities, from rock legend David Bowie to author Harper Lee. The tail end of December was especially brutal: we said goodbye to George Michael, Carrie Fisher, and Debbie Reynolds. On December 30,

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Pinball is Legal in Indiana, After 61 Years

It’s official: pinball is legal in Kokomo, Indiana. Wait, it was illegal? Last week, Mayor Greg Goodnight lifted the city’s ban on pinball that has been in place since 1955. Police Chief Rob Baker then played the first legal game of pinball in Kokomo in over 60 years. Baker was apparently the only person in […]

It’s official: pinball is legal in Kokomo, Indiana. Wait, it was illegal? Last week, Mayor Greg Goodnight lifted the city’s ban on pinball that has been in place since 1955. Police Chief Rob Baker then

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