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Leslie Gray Streeter

Leslie Gray Streeter is a pop culture writer, columnist and reviewer for the Palm Beach Post, which means that if it's about music, movies, nightlife, food, drinks, TV, books, weird celebrity hijinks or something that's fun, she's probably got something to say about it.  

Latest from Leslie Gray Streeter

GMA’s Amy Robach on breast cancer: ‘The last thing I expected to hear’
 She didn’t want to do it. Even now, Amy Robach admits that she initially nixed the idea of doing a live mammogram on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” on which she was then a correspondent, because “I truly had no history in my family that it would be possible, let alone probable” that she had breast cancer...

Posted: a day ago

She didn’t want to do it. Even now, Amy Robach admits that she initially nixed the idea of doing a live mammogram on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” on which she was then a correspondent, because “I truly had no history in my family that it would be possible, let alone probable” that she had breast cancer...
Leggings controversy: I’m siding with United Airlines on this one
 Here we go again. Or don’t go, because your outfit’s too skimpy to get on the plane. Less than a year after JetBlue Airlines made an Oregon burlesque dancer cover up her booty shorts or else get kicked off her flight home, another carrier has found the travel attire of young would-be passengers to be lacking. Lacking material...

Posted: a day ago

Here we go again. Or don’t go, because your outfit’s too skimpy to get on the plane. Less than a year after JetBlue Airlines made an Oregon burlesque dancer cover up her booty shorts or else get kicked off her flight home, another carrier has found the travel attire of young would-be passengers to be lacking. Lacking material...
Rachel Dolezal: The problem was that she lied about racial identity
 Editor’s Note: Rachel Dolezal became an international story when the former NAACP chapter president from Spokane, Wash., who said she identified as a black person, was revealed to have white parents. Two years later, she says she is struggling financially after the scandal. Here is the commentary piece Leslie Gray Streeter wrote in...

Posted: 5 days ago

Editor’s Note: Rachel Dolezal became an international story when the former NAACP chapter president from Spokane, Wash., who said she identified as a black person, was revealed to have white parents. Two years later, she says she is struggling financially after the scandal. Here is the commentary piece Leslie Gray Streeter wrote in...
He once lived behind a building. Now he’s getting a college degree.
 Lanorris Lester isn’t sure about this. Even as he sits here, tie perfectly tied, pants perfectly pressed, ready to tell his story, his smile’s a little nervous, his laugh genuine though still a little hesitant. But here, in the comfort of the place he used to live, he feels somewhat comfortable talking about it, that pain that...

Posted: 6 days ago

Lanorris Lester isn’t sure about this. Even as he sits here, tie perfectly tied, pants perfectly pressed, ready to tell his story, his smile’s a little nervous, his laugh genuine though still a little hesitant. But here, in the comfort of the place he used to live, he feels somewhat comfortable talking about it, that pain that...
William Shatner: Why I was at Mar-A-Lago after Leonard Nimoy died
 Happy birthday, William Shatner! The ‘Star Trek’ icon is 86 years old today. Here is what he told us last year about the time he visited Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago the same weekend that his friend and ‘Trek’ co-star Leonard Nimoy was being buried, which got Shatner a lot of online criticism: “I was at a...

Posted: 7 days ago

Happy birthday, William Shatner! The ‘Star Trek’ icon is 86 years old today. Here is what he told us last year about the time he visited Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago the same weekend that his friend and ‘Trek’ co-star Leonard Nimoy was being buried, which got Shatner a lot of online criticism: “I was at a...
Last-minute choice to photograph rocket becomes shot of lifetime
 West Palm Beach resident Marisa Marulli was planning to spend Saturday night at a big party introducing a trendy new hot spot. But instead, she decided to witness a different sort of launch and has the dazzling evidence to prove it. “It was important for me to chase something unique like that, something different to do on a Saturday...

Posted: 10 days ago

West Palm Beach resident Marisa Marulli was planning to spend Saturday night at a big party introducing a trendy new hot spot. But instead, she decided to witness a different sort of launch and has the dazzling evidence to prove it. “It was important for me to chase something unique like that, something different to do on a Saturday...
Did Chuck Berry steal his own song from Marty McFly?
 “Chuck! Chuck, it’s Marvin … Your cousin, Marvin Berry? You know that new sound you’re looking for? Well, listen to this!” And thus it is suggested that Chuck Berry, the musical maverick who finished his earthly gig on Saturday, did not so much help construct rock and roll out of rhythm and blues, country and...

Posted: 10 days ago

“Chuck! Chuck, it’s Marvin … Your cousin, Marvin Berry? You know that new sound you’re looking for? Well, listen to this!” And thus it is suggested that Chuck Berry, the musical maverick who finished his earthly gig on Saturday, did not so much help construct rock and roll out of rhythm and blues, country and...
West Palm Beach teen inspires classmates to exercise, fight obesity
 These eighth grade students at St. Ann’s Catholic School in downtown West Palm Beach are used to gym class, but this particular instructor leading them through a routine of calisthenics is new - not completely new, since they’ve seen him pretty much every day since the fourth grade. The difference is that, usually, he’s...

Posted: 14 days ago

These eighth grade students at St. Ann’s Catholic School in downtown West Palm Beach are used to gym class, but this particular instructor leading them through a routine of calisthenics is new - not completely new, since they’ve seen him pretty much every day since the fourth grade. The difference is that, usually, he’s...
Was the first black 'Bachelorette' disrespected on the 'Bachelor' finale?
 Imagine you’re the last of a large family to get married, and everyone at your sister’s wedding is excited about your upcoming one, which is sure to be as lavish and over-the-top as everyone else’s. So in between “The Electric Slide’ and “The Cupid Shuffle,” your dad grabs the mic and says &ldquo...

Posted: 15 days ago

Imagine you’re the last of a large family to get married, and everyone at your sister’s wedding is excited about your upcoming one, which is sure to be as lavish and over-the-top as everyone else’s. So in between “The Electric Slide’ and “The Cupid Shuffle,” your dad grabs the mic and says &ldquo...
Did ABC just disrespect the first black ‘Bachelorette’?
 Imagine you’re the last of a large family to get married, and everyone at your sister’s wedding is excited about your upcoming one, which is sure to be as lavish and over-the-top as everyone else’s. So in between “The Electric Slide’ and “The Cupid Shuffle,” your dad grabs the mic and says &ldquo...

Posted: 15 days ago

Imagine you’re the last of a large family to get married, and everyone at your sister’s wedding is excited about your upcoming one, which is sure to be as lavish and over-the-top as everyone else’s. So in between “The Electric Slide’ and “The Cupid Shuffle,” your dad grabs the mic and says &ldquo...
Happy birthday Oscar Isaac: ‘Star Wars’ hero went to Santaluces High
 Editor’s Note: Oscar Isaac turns 38 today. Did you know he spent his high school years in Palm Beach County? Here’s the story, adapted from one published originally in the Palm Beach Post in May 2016.   It happened to Lou Lifson when he was watching a “Law and Order: Criminal Intent” rerun, saw a familiar...

Posted: 20 days ago

Editor’s Note: Oscar Isaac turns 38 today. Did you know he spent his high school years in Palm Beach County? Here’s the story, adapted from one published originally in the Palm Beach Post in May 2016.   It happened to Lou Lifson when he was watching a “Law and Order: Criminal Intent” rerun, saw a familiar...