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C. Shardae Jobson

Writer. A contributing journalist + reporter. Negra. An art and makeup geek. Pop culture expert. Shares a zodiac sign with Rihanna and a birthday with Drew Barrymore and Pebbles Flintstone. Warholian since birth. DJ. A bibliophile. Profoundly eccentric. A wanderlust-er. Believes in never giving up on living your best life.

Pick your poison.

Jobson earned her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree, in English, from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Keep on, keepin’ on.

EMAIL: jobson.cshardae@gmail.com

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“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” – Toni Morrison (1931-2019)



As a DJ, Jobson has played at Hotel Chantelle (NYC), The Westway (NYC), 6B (Boston) and formerly known as Gallery Bar, what has since become the new location of Max Fish (NYC).

In summer of 2015, she earned a Sunday afternoon residency at Sweet & Vicious by the Bowery.

The Velvet Rope - Wikipedia
album of The Velvet Rope (1997)

Favorite Albums (in no particular order)

Version 2.0, Garbage

The Velvet Rope, Janet Jackson

Celebrity Skin, Hole

Afrodisiac, Brandy

Songs For You, Tinashe

X, Kylie Minogue

Kala, M.I.A.

Fever to Tell, Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Mi Vida Loca - Wikipedia
movie poster for Mi Vida Loca: My Crazy Life (1993)

Favorite Films (in no particular order):

Mi Vida Loca (1993)

My Girl (1991)

Mermaids (1990)

Annie (1982)

The Craft (1996)

A Goofy Movie (1995)

Crooklyn (1994)

Saving Face (2004)

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

Grease (1978)

Moscow on the Hudson (1984)

Clueless (1995)

E.T. (1982)

Holiday Affair (1949)

Goodfellas (1990)

So Far from the Bamboo Grove - Wikipedia
Book cover of the first edition of So Far from the Bamboo Grove (1986)

Books: (in no particular order)

Passing by Nella Larsen

So Far From the Bamboo Grove by Yoko Kawashima Watkins

Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir by Janice Erlbaum

Just As Long We’re Together by Judy Blume

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

Matilda by Roald Dahl

The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth by E.L. Konigsburg

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Favorite television shows and cartoons: (in no particular order)

Sex and The City




The Jeffersons

The Brady Bunch

The Facts of Life

I Love Lucy

(more to add, LOL!)

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