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Hélène Vincent

Helene has lived in DC since moving here to attend Georgetown University. She has degrees in English and Art History. Helene was most recently at LivingSocial. She lived in Geneva, Switzerland, until age 7 when her family moved to Miami. After Georgetown, she also worked at a boutique communications consulting firm. In her spare time, she blogs about music and fashion, bakes scrumptious treats and takes long strolls through our nation’s capital. On weekends, she loves to listen to live music — especially indie rock, electro-house, dance and hip-hop. Her personal blog is leatherandbourbon.com.


John McCain defends a free press as essential to democracy The media John McCain defends a free press as essential to democracy Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 5:21pm, February 18
18 employees learn harsh lesson about right-to-work laws after skipping work to attend immigration rally Across the U.S.A. 18 employees learn harsh lesson about right-to-work laws after skipping work to attend immigration rally Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 3:47pm, February 18
CNN’s Don Lemon shut an interview down when a panelist made “fake news” complaints The media CNN’s Don Lemon shut an interview down when a panelist made “fake news” complaints Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 2:01pm, February 18
Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision, dies at 69 Rare News Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision, dies at 69 Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 1:20pm, February 18
Bill Maher and Milo Yiannopoulos had a surprisingly cordial conversation despite their huge differences The media Bill Maher and Milo Yiannopoulos had a surprisingly cordial conversation despite their huge differences Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 11:02am, February 18
It didn’t take long for a fellow Bill Maher panelist to tell Milo Yiannoloulos to “go f**k” himself The media It didn’t take long for a fellow Bill Maher panelist to tell Milo Yiannoloulos to “go f**k” himself Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 1:45am, February 18
President Trump has issued so many executive orders that he’s run out of the very things he needs to sign them Trump President Trump has issued so many executive orders that he’s run out of the very things he needs to sign them Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 3:46pm, February 17
Donald Trump’s tweets are so whiny that it’s easy to make an early 2000s emo song out of them Rare Humor Donald Trump’s tweets are so whiny that it’s easy to make an early 2000s emo song out of them Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 2:04pm, February 13
If you want to be single forever, this prank ring box will work every time Rare Humor If you want to be single forever, this prank ring box will work every time Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 12:19pm, February 13
Fans were quick to notice that the Grammys didn’t include this fallen star during the In Memoriam tribute grammys Fans were quick to notice that the Grammys didn’t include this fallen star during the In Memoriam tribute Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 11:45am, February 13
Rihanna brought a bedazzled flask to the Grammys and proved that you don’t have to win to have the best time grammys Rihanna brought a bedazzled flask to the Grammys and proved that you don’t have to win to have the best time Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 11:18am, February 13
You’ve got to see what happened to these guys’ pants during one of the most unexpected moments of the Grammys grammys You’ve got to see what happened to these guys’ pants during one of the most unexpected moments of the Grammys Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 10:50am, February 13
Hundreds of protesters in Chicago let President Trump know how they really feel, by dropping their pants Caught on video Hundreds of protesters in Chicago let President Trump know how they really feel, by dropping their pants Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 10:18am, February 13
Bruno Mars paid tribute to Prince at the Grammy Awards with a dazzling performance only he could pull off grammys Bruno Mars paid tribute to Prince at the Grammy Awards with a dazzling performance only he could pull off Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 9:51am, February 13
The ebay auction for a Hot Cheeto that looks like Harambe has gotten hilariously out of control Rare Humor The ebay auction for a Hot Cheeto that looks like Harambe has gotten hilariously out of control Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 7:44pm, February 6
One of the funniest Super Bowl ads we’ve seen so far is this local gem that aired in DC Rare Humor One of the funniest Super Bowl ads we’ve seen so far is this local gem that aired in DC Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 5:40pm, February 6
The Teletubbies dancing to Ed Sheeran’s hit song “Shape of You” is unexpected perfection Rare Humor The Teletubbies dancing to Ed Sheeran’s hit song “Shape of You” is unexpected perfection Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 4:59pm, February 6
Will.i.am accidentally hit his buzzer on “The Voice” and omg what a beautifully awkward fail Rare Humor Will.i.am accidentally hit his buzzer on “The Voice” and omg what a beautifully awkward fail Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 1:16pm, February 6
“The Simpsons” predicted Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl performance five years ago, proving its power once and for all Rare Humor “The Simpsons” predicted Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl performance five years ago, proving its power once and for all Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 11:31am, February 6
Christopher Walken dramatically reading the lyrics to “Bye Bye Bye” was the stuff of Super Bowl ad lore Rare Humor Christopher Walken dramatically reading the lyrics to “Bye Bye Bye” was the stuff of Super Bowl ad lore Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 8:59am, February 6
Mark Wahlberg took a lot of heat for leaving the Super Bowl early, but he had an admirable reason for ducking out Sports Mark Wahlberg took a lot of heat for leaving the Super Bowl early, but he had an admirable reason for ducking out Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 8:22am, February 6
A news reporter definitely wasn’t expecting this to happen on air when she brought her daughter to work Rare Humor A news reporter definitely wasn’t expecting this to happen on air when she brought her daughter to work Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 5:33pm, February 3
YouTube comedian Jenna Marbles is determined to figure out how many balloons will make her dog fly Rare Humor YouTube comedian Jenna Marbles is determined to figure out how many balloons will make her dog fly Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 5:03pm, February 3
Chelsea Handler has a message for everyone who says she is being “too aggressive” about her politics Rare People Chelsea Handler has a message for everyone who says she is being “too aggressive” about her politics Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 2:24pm, February 3
Noah Cyrus takes a page out of sister Miley’s fashion book in sexy, sheer dress Rare People Noah Cyrus takes a page out of sister Miley’s fashion book in sexy, sheer dress Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 11:58am, February 3
Anthony Bourdain burns Trump again, and this time it’s about his “tiny little nubbins” Rare News Anthony Bourdain burns Trump again, and this time it’s about his “tiny little nubbins” Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 4:34pm, February 1
Bernie Sanders criticizes Donald Trump’s immigration order for what it says about American values Rare Politics Bernie Sanders criticizes Donald Trump’s immigration order for what it says about American values Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 11:29am, January 31
Obama has finally commented on President Trump’s immigration ban Rare Politics Obama has finally commented on President Trump’s immigration ban Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 3:08pm, January 30
Trump supporters promise to #BoycottStarbucks after the company’s CEO pledges to hire 10,000 refugees Across the U.S.A. Trump supporters promise to #BoycottStarbucks after the company’s CEO pledges to hire 10,000 refugees Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 2:07pm, January 30
Marshawn Lynch travels to Houston — nope, not our Houston — to bring the joy of Skittles to the Scots Rare Humor Marshawn Lynch travels to Houston — nope, not our Houston — to bring the joy of Skittles to the Scots Hélène Vincent, Rare Staff 12:13pm, January 30