DOUGLAS QUENQUA

writer and editor

One More Reason to Avoid Karaoke

In the background is your humble narrator, bald and taking notes.

When I heard that Fantasia had attempted suicide, I assumed our date was off. But oh no! Not only did she still want to be profiled for the Times, she wanted to talk about her troubles, in detail – just not in the bar, you know, where people could hear. So we retreated to the back of her parked SUV and chatted for about 45 minutes, just the two of us. She’s a very sweet girl with an incredible talent. Let’s hope she’s feeling better.

From many months ago (I get busy), A Tried and True Diva Takes it From the Top.

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ABOUT DOUGLAS QUENQUA

Currently Editor in Chief of Campaign US, former writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, Columbia Magazine, Redbook, The New York Observer, Wired, the New York Post and others. I write about media, science, culture, lifestyle and tech. Every so often, I post my writing here. It's pronounced Kwen'-kwah. Contact: Doug [dot] Quenqua [@] gmail.com

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