Stories by Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd is an associate editor at AlterNet and a Brooklyn-based freelance writer and editor. Formerly the executive editor of The FADER, her work has appeared in VIBE, SPIN, New York Times and various other magazines and websites. subscribe to Julianne Escobedo Shepherd's feed

Posted on: Nov 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Nov 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The 99 percent showed up around the city to stand in solidarity with the evicted occupiers and express their support for a growing movement.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Nov 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The best spoofs include Tim Heidecker's "Cain Train," the Second City on Michele Bachmann, and of course, Baracka Flocka Flame.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Nov 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Nov 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Hollywood has a reputation for being a bastion for liberalism in America. It hasn't totally earned it.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The new DiCaprio/Eastwood film on the infamous founder of the FBI thinks maybe!

Posted on: Nov 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

And people say there's no more protest music. Wrong!

Posted on: Nov 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Oct 31, 2011, Source: AlterNet

SB 978 is just one more bullet in a broader government effort to end the web as we know it.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Oct 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Unions, students, foreclosure victims and a special Egyptian envoy protest bank CEOs in letter form.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

As OWS seeps further into pop culture, these are ever-pressing questions. Here's why we're feeling optimistic about it.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

With rumors of the new Batman movie filming at Zuccotti Park, here are films that have either direct or indirect influence on OWS.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Oct 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

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Posted on: Oct 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Oct 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new poll shows Jerseyites despise the boozy reality show, but we'd like to make the case that their governor is worse.

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