Pat King

Career and Education Editor

patrick.king@metro.us

Lover of doughnuts and rock n' roll. 

WATCH: Roseanne doubles down on Valerie Jarrett tweet

In this week’s edition of “ABC made the right decision to fire Roseanne Barr,” we will be discussing the comedian’s most recent on racist comments. The writer and star of the classic sitcom Roseanne have been on an apology tour ever since ABC canceled the rebooted version of...

Friday, July 20, 2018, 1:46 PM

Pioneer Works is pushing the boundaries of what a concert venue can be

For showgoers in New York City, sometimes things can get a little stale. Mid-sized venues can be oversaturated with predictable overlapping schedules and bigger venues can have a stuffy IMAX-level that is anything but intimate. Out in the quaint southern Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, the...

Friday, July 20, 2018, 11:43 AM

Solving your Grumbles: Social Media Fatigue

In yesterday's print edition of the Grumble, I posted this question to our readers to see if they could give me some meaningful advice on how to cut down on the use of social media:  My Grumble on social media fatigue [Photo Credit: iStock] How do people do it? How do you switch off...

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 4:24 PM

How becoming a paralegal can kickstart your legal career

Not everyone knows exactly what they want to be at an early age. It may even take you three years of college to finally figure out what you want your degree to represent in the end. Even after graduating, it may take years of working different jobs to confirm or dissuade you away from a career path...

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 2:19 PM

Become a master coder with these web engineering online degrees

One of the most sought after jobs today is working in web engineering or what is better known as “coding”. Have a knowledge and mastery of this new kind of digital alchemy can almost guarantee success in your job search with one of the more desirable salaries you can find.Other than...

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 1:48 PM

Solving your Grumbles: What to know about parking in crosswalks

Here at Metro, we have a dedicated section in our print edition called The Grumble that acts as a sounding board for our readers to submit things that truly bother them in their cities. Recently, we asked out readers to send in some issues that they are seeing on a daily basis that they would like...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 4:46 PM

5 signs of depression to look out for

The conversation around depression has become more visible in the mainstream lately with many tragic events occurring in the public eye. While the argument on how to treat those with mental illnesses has come to a fervor, one thing that we can all agree on is that we should all be aware of the...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 3:09 PM

4 air fry recipes to get your kids into veggies

Getting your children to eat healthy can be an uphill battle. With so many advertisements for sugary and fatty fried foods at every turn, their ideas of what “delicious” food is can veer towards unhealthy options pretty easily. Luckily for parents, air fryers can provide healthy fried...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 12:16 PM

Why skipping classes in college is never a good idea

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; color: #454545} Sure, skipping class was almost a rite of passage during those last days of high school. Stakes were low at that time. After all, you had probably already been accepted to the college of your choice and you were...

Monday, July 16, 2018, 4:55 PM

What having bad credit really means for your future

Any time you turn on the TV, you probably see commercials from "get out of debt now" loan companies equating bad credit to some weight you carry around wherever you go. But how often do you really check your credit score to see where you stand? Furthermore, do you really understand what a...

Friday, July 13, 2018, 1:42 PM

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand talks OZY Fest and the future of the Democratic Party

We recently spoke with the Democratic senator of New York Kirsten Gillibrand about her thoughts regarding President Trump’s controversial Supreme Court justice nomination Brett Kavanaugh. Needless to say, she was not very impressed with this pick. We also had the chance to get her thoughts on...

Friday, July 13, 2018, 12:19 PM

Breaking the cycle of hustling drugs to hustling in the real estate business

How do you know that it is time to make a change in your life? Furthermore, if you are presented with some sort of cosmic sign telling you that you need to make some changes — has your life veered too far in the wrong direction to ever truly course correct? Jay Morrison, the wildly successful...

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 5:42 PM

Is Logan Paul dating Chloe Bennet?

Rumors have been swirling lately about the controversial social media lightning rod Logan Paul dating Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D actress Chloe Bennet.  Well, today these rumors were confirmed by Bennet as she revealed that she is indeed dating the leader of the Lo-Gang through her...

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 12:58 PM

Everything we know about South Park season 22

What was television like before South Park hit the small screen? Looking back, it seems like such a cultural shift happened after those four foul-mouthed little boys from that small town in Colorado breathed life back into Comedy Central and influenced a new breed of raunchy animated cartoons....

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 12:13 PM

Where to stream these classic soccer movies

We are in the final stretch of the World Cup and many of you soccer hooligans may have the urge to keep the thrill of the tournament going after the final match. Here is how you can stream some classic soccer movies to get your fix of the world’s most beautiful game.   Where to...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 5:34 PM

Enjoy the Taste of Northern Ireland with Belfast’s Culinary Scene

Belfast has undergone a culinary renaissance over the years and is now home to some of Europe’s most exciting restaurants and bars, proving to be a thriving scene that’s a perfect destination for foodies of all kinds. Experience the warmth of an Irish welcome as you delight in some of...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 1:06 PM

Bobcat Goldthwait on bringing Misfits & Monsters to truTV

Bobcat Goldthwait has been on a personal mission to not just march to the beat of his own drum, but to bash his drumsticks directly through its skin. He rose to worldwide acclaim with his outrageous and unpredictable stand up most notably punctuated by his warped vocal affectation. It’s a...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 2:54 PM

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slams Trump's SCOTUS pick Brett Kavanaugh

The big news on Capitol Hill Tuesday was the unveiling of Trump’s nomination for the supreme court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh who, if voted in, will replace Justice Anthony Kennedy when he retires this summer. The big word in that sentence being “if,” as many Democrats are already...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 12:55 PM

OZY Fest announces free Bandshell area and live stream

Last week we told you about the OZY Fest taking place in Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield from July 21 through 22. The festival is hosting a wide and eclectic mix of artists with music from such amazing artists like Passion Pit and Young the Giant to talks from influencers such as Chelsea...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 9:30 AM

How to stream Jaden Smith's new album

Rapper, singer, and — sometimes — actor Jaden Smith took to Instagram over the weekend to release his brand new album "SYRE: The Electric Album". The new album from the son of Will and Jada Pinket Smith is a five song companion piece to his 2017 album "SYRE". Many...

Monday, July 9, 2018, 12:56 PM