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Mikela Floyd

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Mikela is a nomad by nature. In fact, she’s lived in 5 places in the same number of years. Some of them twice. She’s a pop culture obsessive, who dreamed of having the fashion sense of Clarissa Darling, the hair of Rachel Greene, and the career path of Rory Gilmore. She calls Liz Lemon her ‘spirit animal;’ has seen every episode of Seinfeld and can notoriously insert a Wayne's World quote into nearly every sentence. 

In addition to her contributions to CultureMap, Mikela is a digital media strategist and writer for Whole Foods Market. You may also know her from her work on the Myspace TV, Celebrity, and Movie hubs. What’s that? Not familiar? It’s probably because you don’t scour the Internet for 24/7 Justin Bieber news. She also contributes occasionally to Austin Monthly, Film School Rejects, Reel Vixen, and a few other random outlets that you probably shouldn’t read.

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The Perils of Cohabitation

Sex and the Capital City: 5 things my boyfriend has learned about me since moving in

By Mikela Floyd

It has been one month since cohabitation with the boyfriend began, and I’m happy to report that things are going well. Of course, there are growing pains — kitchenware chief ...


Relationship Talk

Sex and the Capital City: Ex marks the spot

By Mikela Floyd

Ah, exes. What’s that saying about opinions? They’re like a--holes. Everyone’s got ’em. Well, exes aren’t much different. Some have a handful. Some have enough to ...


Stylish Networking

Texas Style Council unites social media mavens for conference unlike any other

By Mikela Floyd

The idea of a conference doesn’t exactly scream "hip." In fact, what most immediately comes to mind is some boring suit droning on about best practices and analytics. Enter ...


Relationship Talk

Sex and the Capital City: Silencing the noise and settling in

By Mikela Floyd

This week marks a big step in my relationship: the six-month milestone. It seems like only yesterday I was writing an installment of this column chronicling my year of missteps ...


Party Time

Big Easy vibes hit Austin with the debut of White Linen Night

By Mikela Floyd

Taking a cue from The Big Easy, the Second Street District is bringing White Linen Night to Austin on Saturday, August 3. Originated in New Orleans, the concept brings the ...


Media Matters

Dudley and Bob go digital with the SideShow, a subscription-based premium podcast

By Mikela Floyd

It’s 9:15 a.m., and the conversation has already included a story about a threesome, a reference to an old flame and a suggestion that one of the ...


Relationship Talk

Sex and the Capital City: Moving in and merging lives

By Mikela Floyd

The past few months haven’t been without their speed bumps, as you’re now well aware. And things are changing even more. Co-habitation is on the horizon, and it ...


Shake Summer Blues

Your guide to a No Bummer Summer, in honor of Esme Barrera

By Mikela Floyd

Let’s face it: As adults, summer is a bit of a letdown. You spend the majority of your youthful years counting down the days until that long awaited dismissal ...


Sex and the Capital City

Lean on me: The power of a supportive partner in the face of life's significant detours

By Mikela Floyd

I hope you don’t mind a heavy hitter, because I’ve had a rough couple of weeks in my personal life. After years of illness (and weeks of health ...


Sex and the Capital City

Sneak off with that special someone with these 6 weekend getaways

By Mikela Floyd

Summer is quickly approaching, and it’s not taking any detours. But before the temperatures hit the triple digits, we’re in a bit of a sweet spot, weather-wise: the ...


Growing Pains

Sex and the Capital City: Saying goodbye to my inner only child

By Mikela Floyd

Technically, I’m an only child. Yes, I have half-sisters, and yes, we’ve gotten closer as I’ve stumbled into adulthood. But for all intents and purposes, I grew ...


Date Night

Sex and the Capital City: Austin's top spring date spots

By Mikela Floyd

As I mentioned a few columns ago, I’ve joined the ranks of coupledom, forgoing my Friday nights of couch time for romantic dinners and date nights. And with spring ...


Real Talk

Sex and the Capital City: The ABCs of hooking up at SXSW

By Mikela Floyd

SXSW is an interesting time in the lives of single Austinites. Half of the time, we’re lamenting the influx of hipsters flooding our town with their skinny jeans and ...


TV Talk

Remote viewing: Is Lena Dunham's Girls the new Sex and the City?

By Mikela Floyd

It’s time for a completely unsurprising confession: I love Girls. Lena Dunham’s Girls, that is. The highly polarizing HBO comedy has made a fan out of me, despite ...


To write or not to write?

Sex and the Capital City: The question of documenting one's relationship online

By Mikela Floyd

Internet, it’s confession time. Many thought it would never happen: that my endless stream of bad dates would in fact never actually end, my freezer would be forever stocked ...


Love Notes

Sex and the Capital City's guide to getting out and dealing with V-Day

By Mikela Floyd

Valentine’s Day, you fickle, fickle mistress. Smack dab in the middle of the shortest month, this concentrated dose of consumerism is like a slap in the face of single ...


remote viewing

Everything I need to know, I learned from 30 Rock

By Mikela Floyd

Good God, Lemon, it’s over. Wrap yourselves in a slanket and slice up some night cheese, 30 Rock fans, because NBC’s cult favorite wraps its seven-season run Thursday ...


Real Talk

Sex and the Capital City: Putting down the looking glass and going with the flow

By Mikela Floyd

Stop me (oh, oh, oh, stop me) if you’ve heard this before. “I don’t get it. I go on dates all the time. Where are the normal men ...


Real Talk

Sex and the Capital City: Reflecting on the ups and downs of one year back in the saddle

By Mikela Floyd

A year ago, I began this column as a way to get myself out there — a slap in my non-dating face. And since jumping headfirst into the dating pool, I ...


What to watch

Remote viewing: 8 shows to watch out for in 2013

By Mikela Floyd

January is a tricky time. We’re burnt out from the holiday season, making and breaking our New Year’s resolutions, and suffering through the mid-season hiatuses of our primetime ...


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