• Entertainment,  People

    Caitlyn Jenner: A Brave New Woman

    Today, the Listen! It’s Vetrano web series returns to YouTube with a look at my summer vacation and what I missed in pop culture since my absence from the video platform. In the video, which was recorded before last night’s live telecasted EPSY Awards, I address Caitlyn Jenner‘s transition from Bruce to Caitlyn very lightly, so as to not upset any of my viewers. However, after last night’s speech and seeing so much hate spewing on the internet following, I have to take a stand. No one, not even others in the transgender community, can understand what Caitlyn felt last night before taking that stage. That platform. A woman, barely emerging into…

  • Lifestyle

    Rise & Grindr: My Date With Shark Week

    Nickname: Shark Week Date: First How We Met: Scruff Rating: 3/10 After a great first, first date with “Joe” [see ‘Meet Joe Black’], we spent the rest of the week talking about and plotting our Saturday night follow up. Unfortunately though, “Joe” got called into work last minute and had to cancel our second rendezvous. This wasn’t exactly the kind of ‘blow off’ I had in mind for the evening. “Joe’s” texts were short and he didn’t reschedule, which left me feeling a little turned off. But, whether my first-date was just annoyed at the thought of work on a Saturday or I was being thrown back in the ocean, I started looking to the…