Marinka lives in NYC with her two kids, two cats and two TV sets. She's the author of the humor blog, Marinka NYC. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the The Huffington Post, McSweeney's, BlogHer.com and her diary. Marinka co-created the popular @PaulRyanGosling Twitter meme with her writing partners. She is currently working on her memoir about immigrating to America, titled From Russia With Baggage.