Jeremy Helligar

Journalist, blogger and author, ‘Is It True What They Say About Black Men?'

Jeremy Helligar is a journalist, author, 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. In 2006, he moved to Buenos Aires, where he learned Spanish and launched his own blog, Theme for Great Cities, a travelogue, memoir, entertainment bible and Sex and the City rolled into one, and began living his first book, "Is It True What They Say About Black Men?". He followed four and a half years in BA and two and a half years based back and forth between Melbourne and Bangkok with one month in Berlin, one month in Rome, one month in Tel Aviv, and one year in Cape Town. Since October of 2014, he's been based in Sydney, Australia, where he's currently plotting his next country/continent.