Gabriella Tutino

Freelance Writer

New York City

Gabriella Tutino



Housed in an unassuming 20th-century building, a few steps away from the Tbilisi National Botanical Gardens stands Buyers, an upscale department store. It offers the latest styles in footwear, accessories, men’s and women’s fashion, and home décor. Buyers is located on 11 Geronti Kikodze Street, situated in a revitalizing neighborhood of the Old Tbilisi district.
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The Double-Edged Authenticity of “Snotgirl”

In today’s day and age, where social media has turned platforms of sharing and community into platforms of fame and popularity, keeping up appearances can take a hell of a toll on a person. Just ask Lottie Person of Snotgirl, the comic series drawn by Leslie Hung and written by Bryan Lee O’Malley.
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The Terrifying Truth about Tomie

When people mention the manga Tomie, a few iconic images come to mind: the girl with a face growing out of her head, the mashed faces and limbs attached to a wormy body, a girl eating the flesh of a dead, frozen hiker. Tomie’s monstrous transformations, while scary in their own right, are the result of violence towards her – a reaction to her supernatural beauty.
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Book Review: Cordelia Lionheart

"'Father,' Cordelia said, 'I fear you'll soon regret being so stubborn, so unwilling to admit your kingdom isn't the peaceful, orderly realm you dream it to be.'" Cordelia, the youngest daughter of King Lear, is beginning to lose faith in her father’s ability to rule as a fair and just king. Between rumors of unrest, distrust among the soldiers, her sisters’ and their husbands conspiring for the throne, and the occasional assassination attempt, it seems that King Lear’s peaceful reign is coming to an end.
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Book Review: The Least of These

"Sabie often told Teddie that giving a little of oneself brings about the good in the world, but one must be careful not to let people take advantage of you." Sabrina, a personal injury attorney, is looking for a change. When she uncovers letters in a family heirloom—a secretary passed down from her great-aunt—she discovers the family practice of assisting those in need, “the least of these.”.
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Countdown to World Intellectual Property Day

World Intellectual Property Day, which falls on April 26th every year, is a day dedicated to learning about the role intellectual property rights play in the bigger scheme of innovation. This year’s theme is Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity, which highlights and celebrates all the ways women have contributed to and been the driving force in shaping the future.

Once Upon a Wine Episode 118: Fanfic of a Fanfic of a Fanfic

Things get saucy as the podsquad sit down with Laura McDonald and Connor Hines—and that’s before they read their Twilgiht / 50 Shades of Grey fanfic. Erin Stegeman, Ace Marrero, Amiee Conn, Malerie McDonald, Laura McDonald, Connor Hines, and Gabriella Tutino! Once Upon a Wine available for download Thursday’s by 12:00 pm PST (ish)!
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Top Literary Cities in the U.S.

What determines a city as ‘literary?’. It’s not enough to have a large library, unique bookstores, or be the birthplace of a famous writer. Nor is it enough to be one of the top literate cities in the United States Most literary cities have a strong writing program at one of their numerous colleges and universities, as well as bookstores and institutions hosting event after event.
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Get Hyped for Fan-Made Trailer 'The Akira Project'

An interview with the creator behind 'The Akira Project,' a fan-made trailer of the cult-classic 1980s anime Akira.
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I Heart My App: Welcome to the World of Modern Dating

After a long day at work as a TV associate producer, Jenna Nolan likes to settle in and unwind at home with some food, maybe Netflix, and sometimes Tinder. The mobile dating app allows Jenna to scroll through a few user photos to see if there’s anyone who catches her eye before she retires and starts her day again.
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The Rise of Neo-Burlesque

“Let me entertain you, let me make you smile/ Let me do a few tricks, some old and then some new tricks, I’m very versatile,” are the opening lyrics to the popular Broadway song “Gypsy Strip,” from the musical, “Gypsy.”. The musical, which is based off the memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee, has a backdrop of the 1920s to 1940s vaudeville and burlesque scenes.
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Gabriella Tutino

Freelance Book Reviewer & Editor, Writer