spotlight series: an interview with cydney irby, DREAM ON YOUTH boss lady

Editor's note: The following interview briefly discusses topics including suicide, self-harm, and depression. If this is something you find yourself struggling with, please visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. It's safe to say that we aren't born knowing what our purpose in life is, and that many of us must conduct an extensive internal search … Continue reading spotlight series: an interview with cydney irby, DREAM ON YOUTH boss lady

spotlight series: an interview with scribbles by nicole, semi-anonymous illustrator/cartoonist

I've written pretty extensively on this idea that I have a primal need to be creative, and if I'm not, I feel a little lost.  It's in the foundation of my being.  As I write this, I've got two other pieces open on my computer and a list of projects I would like to start … Continue reading spotlight series: an interview with scribbles by nicole, semi-anonymous illustrator/cartoonist

spotlight series: an interview with shannon willis, guitar player & cool girl

One of the first times Shannon Willis played her guitar "publicly", she was nowhere to be seen.  Rather, her soft yet powerful voice and the mellow strums of John Lennon's "Imagine" provided what was supposed to be background music to a performance for a dance class.  The tune captivated the audience and stole the show. This … Continue reading spotlight series: an interview with shannon willis, guitar player & cool girl

spotlight series: an interview with luisa matalucci of luisa matalucci photography

When I entered high school, I distinctly remember my Facebook newsfeed being filled with pictures of my brother and his friends every day.  An album for each day, in fact.  The girl responsible for all the shots was none other than Luisa Wall (née Matalucci).  It was hard to tell where Luisa's hand ended and … Continue reading spotlight series: an interview with luisa matalucci of luisa matalucci photography