Jeremy Helligar is a writer, journalist, pop culturist, and world traveler from New York City, where he spent 15 years working as a writer and editor for People, Teen People, Us Weekly and Entertainment Weekly. Between 2006 and 2014, he lived in Buenos Aires, Melbourne, Bangkok and Cape Town while launching his Theme for Great Cities blog and completing his first book, Is It True What They Say About Black Men?: Tales of Love, Lust and Language Barriers on the Other Side of the World (Amazon, November 4, 2014). The Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, The Advocate, and Queerty, among many other print and online publications, have featured his essays during his years abroad. He’s currently based in Sydney, where he’s finishing up his second book, Storms in Africa: Notes from the Motherland, and wondering if he’ll ever make it to Antarctica.