Amber Garrett

Amber is a New York based writer, editor, and admitted know-it-all. She has been VP of Editorial Operations for Matters Media Since 2018 and joined the Market Realist editorial team in 2020. She lost on 'Jeopardy!'

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  • kanye west presidential platform
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    #Kanye2020 is happening — here's his presidential platform

    His ideals are pretty out there on some topics.
    By Amber Garrett
  • girls trip
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    Those girls trips could be the key to a longer life

    Don't have to tell us twice!
    By Amber Garrett
  • althea bernstein set on fire
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    Attack on Althea Bernstein seems linked to Boogaloo Boys

    Althea Bernstein, a Black woman who works as an EMT in Madison, Wis., was set on fire while waiting at a stoplight by four men in floral shirts.
    By Amber Garrett
  • elijah mcclain body cam
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    After nearly a year, there could finally be an investigation into the death of Elijah McClain

    Though he died in August 2019, new attention is being paid to Elijah McClain and the heartbreaking body cam footage of his struggle with police.
    By Amber Garrett
  • why tear down andrew jackson statue
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    Andrew Jackson is the latest U.S. figure whose statues are getting toppled

    The latest statue targeted is of President Andrew Jackson, located in Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Square.
    By Amber Garrett
  • mary trump phd book
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    One of Donald Trump's biggest opponents is his niece, Mary

    She's blowing the whistle on her uncle's shady tax returns.
    By Amber Garrett
  • starbucks boycott blm
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    People are calling for a Starbucks boycott over their ban on BLM gear

    As many point out, they allow pride pins, while BLM pins are forbidden.
    By Amber Garrett
  • istock
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    6 Instagram posts that beautifully explain white privilege

    It seems like a complicated topic, but these break it down simply.
    By Amber Garrett
  • birthday for breonna
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    People are flooding the KY AG's office with birthday cards for Breonna Taylor

    Writer Cate Taylor started the #BirthdayForBreonna movement to celebrate what would have been Breonna Taylor's 27th birthday. Here's what you can do.
    By Amber Garrett
  • why people hate dasani water
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    Dasani water is so unpopular, people won't even buy it in a pandemic

    People really don't want to buy Dasani water.
    By Amber Garrett
  • corona photo featured
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    Racist photo of students wearing Chinese outfits with 'Corona Time' sign goes viral

    The group of students in Belgium can be seen in traditional Chinese garb and panda outfits, holding a sign that says "Corona Time."
    By Amber Garrett
  • valve d printer
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    Medical company threatens to sue volunteers for 3D-printing valves to treat coronavirus patients

    An Italian pharmaceutical company that makes $11,000 valves is threatening to sue volunteers who figured out a way to 3D print replacements for $1.
    By Amber Garrett
  • stay at home for us
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    Doctors over the world are begging you: stay home because we can't

    People everywhere are wondering how they can best help fight doctors battle COVID-19, and medical professionals have the answer: Stay home.
    By Amber Garrett
  • boomer humor
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    15 examples of cringeworthy 'Boomer humor'

    You must be at least 50 years old to find this post funny. Here are 15 examples of boomer humor from your uncle's Facebook wall.
    By Amber Garrett
  • sundee rutter family
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    Breast cancer survivor dies of COVID-19, leaving 6 children orphaned

    Sundee Rutter's battle with stage 4 cancer left her immune system compromised. Ultimately, the novel coronavirus was too much for the mother of six kids.
    By Amber Garrett
  • landlords coronavirus
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    Landlords are showing us their best and their worst amid job and wage loss

    How many families could afford to pay rent a month EARLY?
    By Amber Garrett
  • gen x memes header
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    17 Gen X Memes for the Generation Caught in The Middle

    Gen X is so forgotten that it's become something of a meme. Here are 17 memes that will resonate with just about anyone born between 1965 and 1980.
    By Amber Garrett
  • norway pm erna solberg
    Politics

    Norway PM holds press conference just to address kids' concerns about COVID-19

    This is leadership. Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, held a press conference just to address kids' questions about COVID-19 and reassure them.
    By Amber Garrett
  • matt colvin
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    Brothers who hoarded and price-gouged hand sanitizer forced to donate their entire stock to charity

    Matt Colvin and his brother bought up a bunch of hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes to sell online for exorbitant prices, now he must donate them.
    By Amber Garrett
  • food service public health
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    Pizza place manager breaks down why food workers are most vulnerable to COVID-19

    A former pizza parlor manager explains how the policies and culture of food service workplaces put workers at risk of contracting and spreading diseases.
    By Amber Garrett
  • cal manning books
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    Bullied teen book lover goes viral and befriends his favorite authors

    After being bullied for his book review Instagram, Cal's Book Account author Callum Manning has become a viral superstar.
    By Amber Garrett
  • insane budget aita
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    Man obsessed with paying down debt wants his fiancée to work 80-hour weeks

    He also wants to impose a monthly food budget of $350 by living on spaghetti, bananas, milk, and cucumber sandwiches.
    By Amber Garrett
  • istock
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    Airplane seat puncher has internet divided over whether reclining is rude or ok

    To recline or not to recline — that is the question.
    By Amber Garrett
  • bathroom breaks school
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    Thread points out how ridiculous it is students have to ask to use the bathroom

    It's gotten ridiculous how controlling schools are about bathroom breaks.
    By Amber Garrett
  • kobe bryant girl dad
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    Touching tribute to Kobe Bryant's love for his daughters moves "girl dads" everywhere

    While the late Kobe Bryant is best remembered as a basketball legend, ESPN's Elle Duncan discusses his most cherished role as a "girl dad." Fellow girl dads everywhere could relate.
    By Amber Garrett
  • nas suha artist
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    A white lie from his mom pushed this artist to become a successful muralist

    Honesty isn't always the best policy. Thanks to a white lie perpetuated by his mom when he was little, this professional artist grew up to be a huge success.
    By Amber Garrett
  • uber wheelchair service dog
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    Uber driver refuses rider with service animal — for the fourth time in one week

    Disability rights advocate Zipporah Arielle is exposing Uber's ongoing problem with denying service to riders with wheelchairs, service dogs.
    By Amber Garrett
  • lady drawer meme
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    A man's tweet about this 'lady drawer' for female guests draws mockery and hilarious spoofs

    A for effort, D for execution.
    By Amber Garrett
  • word misunderstandings header
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    20 misunderstandings of words that led to hilarious misspellings

    So close yet so far.
    By Amber Garrett
  • army draft hoax
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    People Are Getting Fake Texts About a Military Draft

    If you're one of the many U.S. citizens who have received texts about an impending military draft, it turns out they're fraudulent.
    By Amber Garrett
  • job quality index
    Politics

    Job quality study reveals nearly half of fully-employed people make less than $18k a year

    The Trump administration loves to tout low unemployment numbers, but they don't give the full picture, where nearly half of fully employed people are making less than $18,000 a year.
    By Amber Garrett
  • health insurance header
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    Funny Twitter thread points out the biggest problem with US health insurance

    It's no secret U.S. healthcare has some problems, and a joke on Twitter managed to distill what is perhaps the most crazy-making thing about how our insurance works.
    By Amber Garrett
  • bad scams
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    10 con artists who are really bad at their job

    Seems legit.
    By Amber Garrett
  • daenerys meghan mccain
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    Meghan McCain gets roasted on Twitter for comparing herself to Daenerys from 'Game of Thrones'

    After a tiff with Whoopi Goldberg on The View, Meghan McCain compares herself to Daenerys from Game of Thrones. As anyone who watched the whole show will know, that's not a favorable comparison.
    By Amber Garrett
  • senior song book
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    Two seniors, ages 88 and 102, release their first album

    Just because they're old doesn't mean they don't want new music. That sentiment inspired an 88-year-old and 102-year-old to record their first album.
    By Amber Garrett
  • melania trump booed baltimore
    Politics

    Melania Trump gets booed by Baltimore students at "Be Best" event

    While giving a speech as part of her Be Best initiative, Melania Trump was booed by an audience of middle and high school students in Baltimore, Maryland.
    By Amber Garrett
  • movies dont rewatch header
    Culture

    20 excellent movies you absolutely never need to see again

    Sometimes good movies are hard to watch.
    By Amber Garrett
  • donald trump reality tv return
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    Trump talking about relaunching his reality TV career after presidency

    According to new reports, 'Apprentice' creator Mark Burnett and President Trump is in talks about a reality TV return after his presidency.
    By Amber Garrett
  • gay knee transplant surgery
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    Homophobe refuses knee surgery for mom over fear the knee will be "gay"

    For all the incredible advancements in medicine over the past few decades, it's sadly apparent that doctors have not yet found a cure for ignorance
    By Amber Garrett
  • tomi lahren
    Politics

    Tomi Lahren draws ridicule with her Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Halloween costume

    Conservative pundit Tomi Lahren wore an Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez costume for Halloween, and a flood of negative comments came pouring in.
    By Amber Garrett
  • viral costumes header
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    17 Halloween costumes So legendary they went viral

    Every once in a while, someone manages to tick all the boxes and achieve a Halloween look so flawless it goes viral.
    By Amber Garrett
  • cherry hill school lunch
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    New Jersey school district rejects businessman's offer to pay school lunch debt so students can attend prom

    A school district in Cherry Hill, NJ is being criticized for a policy that would bar students with lunch debts over $75 from school events like prom, then rejected a local businessman's offer to pay the debts.
    By Amber Garrett
  • landlord hidden camera
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    Creepy landlord fakes 'maintenance' to install surveillance camera

    Whether you rent or own your home, you assume a certain amount of privacy in your living space.
    By Amber Garrett
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