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The Ballad(s) Of Laura Stevenson

For someone who’s perpetually ahead of the curve, Laura Stevenson rarely seems to get the praise she deserves. The New York-based singer-songwriter has spent the past decade penning the type of songs that you can't help but hold close to your heart, occasionally wiggling them loose to share them with people close to you. There’s … More »
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Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Deandra "Nika" Tan (updated)

from her Instagram feed by Mike RhodeDeandra "Nika" Tan's work is being exhibited in Arlington's Aurora Hills Library for two months, ending next week. Her artist's statement for the small exhibit reads:Deandra "Nika" Tan is a Virginia-based writer and artist who primarily leverages the medium of comics to tell her stories. Her visual art style combines elements of Japanese manga and vintage art illustrations, which she then further adapts to fit the tone of whatever project she's w...
Tags: Arlington County Library, Deandra Tan, Interview, Nika, Webcomics, Mike Rhode

Neil Gaiman and the Cast of American Gods Talk About Belief, Happy Endings, and Going to War

In the second season of Starz’ American Gods TV series, the motley deities and celestial beings dotting the landscape of the United States are getting ready for war. It’s a conflict that will change what we know about them and how Shadow and the show’s other characters perceive themselves.Read more...
Tags: Set Visit, American Gods, Neil Gaiman, Interview, Ricky Whittle, Yetide Badaki, Ian Mcshane, Orlando Jones, Omid Abtahi, Moussa Kraish, Books, Demore Barnes, Starz

Mike Mignola Reflects on 25 Hellishly Good Years of Hellboy

It’s a big year for big red. Not only does Hellboy have a new movie imminent, but 2019—specifically tomorrow, March 23rd—marks 25 years since Hellboy’s adventures began in earnest with the launch of Seed of Destruction, his first comic series. To celebrate, we went right to the source: Hellboy’s creator, the legendary…Read more...
Tags: Exclusive, Interview, Hellboy, Mike Mignola, Dark Horse Comics, Dark Horse

The Story Behind Every Song On Strand Of Oaks’ New Album Eraserland

Today, Tim Showalter returns with Eraserland, his sixth album as Strand Of Oaks. It almost didn't happen. As the touring behind 2017's Hard Love was coming to a close, Showalter found himself defeated. After the wild journey from his 2014 breakthrough HEAL to its follow-up, something didn't click. Unsatisfied with his … More »
Tags: Footnotes, Interview, Emma Ruth Rundle, Jason Isbell, My Morning Jacket, Strand Of Oaks, Tim Showalter

Trying on the CEO’s Shoes for a Day

Excerpts from our conversation with The Best Product Person of 2018, Brian Crofts. > Whose shoes would you like to walk in for a day? Why? An executive at Amazon. I have read a few books about some of their best practices and would love to witness in person. I also align well with their […]
Tags: Interview, Product Management, Product Manager, Product Person, Tbpp, Tbpp2018

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Deandra "Nika" Tan

from her Instagram feed by Mike RhodeDeandra "Nika" Tan's work is being exhibited in Arlington's Aurora Hills Library for two months, ending next week. Her artist's statement for the small exhibit reads:Deandra "Nika" Tan is a Virginia-based writer and artist who primarily leverages the medium of comics to tell her stories. Her visual art style combines elements of Japanese manga and vintage art illustrations, which she then further adapts to fit the tone of whatever project she's w...
Tags: Comics, Interview, Washington, Virginia, New York City, Webcomics, Vienna, Washington Dc, Wacom, Tom, Arlington, Otakon, Columbia Pike, Mike Rhode, Nika, Tapas Media

Agents of SHIELD's Clark Gregg Talks Season 6 and How the Show Is Still Pulling From Marvel's Comics

While Agents of SHIELD’s Phil Coulson is, at least currently, quite dead, actor Clark Gregg’s been spending time settling into his mysterious new role on the show as a character who’s everything the fallen agent and friend to the Avengers was not. This new character, Gregg explained, is someone who will terrify…Read more...
Tags: Interview, Agents Of Shield, Clark Gregg, Marvel, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain Marvel, Marvel Studios, Abc, Disney

Band To Watch: Injury Reserve

"Jailbreak The Tesla" is an evocative title, one that can work as a mantra for the Phoenix hip-hop trio that created it. "That was kind of the idea of Injury Reserve," says Nathaniel Ritchie, the rapper also known as Ritchie With A T -- "taking this thing that's supposed to be this futuristic modern car, … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Interview, Tesla, Amine, Sxsw, Phoenix, Band To Watch, Ritchie, Injury Reserve, Parker Corey, Nathaniel Ritchie

Jordan Peele Reflects on the Cultural Relevancy of Us, The Twilight Zone, and Candyman

The Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke-starring Us had its worldwide premiere at SXSW in Austin, Texas and early reactions have been extremely positive. It’s safe to say that Jordan Peele’s next film is one that will have people talking. If they’re brave enough to see it, that is.Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Horror, Twilight Zone, Sxsw, Lupita Nyongo, Austin Texas, Lupita Nyong, Candyman, Jordan Peele, Representation, Winston Duke

YD Talks: With ‘Sam Does Design’ about designing The Weight lamp for Gantri

Sam Gwilt started his fledgling YouTube channel to capture his journey as a designer. Over time, that YouTube channel helped build a community that, along with Sam, ‘does design’. Sam’s channel ‘Sam Does Design’ hosts a variety of videos, from sketching and rendering tutorials, to Q&A’s to even portfolio reviews, and has helped Sam build a strong audience/community of designers and design students. Sam recently designed a lamp, titled The Weight, for Gantri, an online studio that partners with d...
Tags: Design, London, Instagram, Interview, Youtube, Sam, Popular, Lighting, Editorial, Product Design, Random, PAUL, Brunel University, Yanko Design, Brunel, San Pellegrino

Band To Watch: Black Midi

Throughout SXSW last week, there was one question everyone invested in this year's crop of emerging indie names seemed to be asking: "Have you seen Black Midi yet?" … More »
Tags: Music, Interview, Sxsw, Band To Watch, Black Midi

I'm Maya Ajmera, Publisher of 'Science News,' and This Is How I Work

The 98-year-old Society for Science & the Public publishes the nonprofit science magazine and site Science News, and runs several STEM competitions for students. Its current president and CEO is Maya Ajmera, who previously founded the grant-making nonprofit Global Fund for Children. We talked to her about her work at…Read more...
Tags: Work, Career, Education, Interview, Lifehacks, Non Profits, Society for Science the Public, Maya Ajmera

Do NOT ask Taraji P. Henson about the Jussie Smollett scandal

The actress recently sat down with Extra's Renee Bargh to talk about her new film "The Best of Enemies."
Tags: Interview, Life, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Renee Bargh, Extra

[INTERVIEW] Brandon Seigel, President, Wellness Works Management Partners, Madison, Wisconsin

Brandon Seigel is targeting his business talent toward helping health practitioners in private practice, and at the same time filling a niche he recognized when helping a family member shore up a practice that was in a tailspin. Seigel recognized that, while health practitioners in a variety of healthcare roles are passionate about providing health and wellness in their communities, they aren’t often versed in the financial processes that will allow their private practices to prosper. Now, with...
Tags: Startups, Interview, Interviews, United States, Seigel, Business Advice, Brandon Seigel, Wellness Works Management Partners Brandon, Wellness Works Management Partners

Sucklord: Interview With a Diva and Polyester Schoolgirls

The Sucklord has dropped twelve new custom creations showing off some iconic male characters as females (although, who really knows what E.T. was). There's the Interview With a Diva series based on Andy Warhol's Interview magazine and Polyester Schoolgirls , made to look like old store advertisements (I appreciate the Bamberger's one). Available over at Suckadelic, these one-off figures include a 3.75-inch tall Resin Bootleg Action figure under a blister pack and mounted on 8-inch x 10-inch...
Tags: Toys, Interview, Andy Warhol, Customs, Bamberger, Suckadelic

A Star Wars Resistance Producer Answers Your Burning Questions After the Season One Finale

The first season of Star Wars Resistance ended Sunday night with a dogfight for the ages. Kaz and his friends took to the skies in an all-out battle to liberate the Colossus from the First Order, all while being mindful that the galaxy as they know it has completely changed with the recent destruction of the New…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Interview, Animation, Lucasfilm, Star Wars The Force Awakens, Disney Channel, Kaz, Star Wars Episode Ix, Star Wars The Last Jedi, Justin Ridge, Star Wars Resistance

Dido On Her New Album, Hitting The Road After 15 Years Away, & Crying On The “Stan” Set

Tracking Down is a Stereogum franchise in which we talk to artists who have been out of the spotlight for a minute. The last time Dido booked a tour, it was 2003 and the soft-pop singer was riding high on the success of mid-'00s radio megahits "Thank You," "Here With Me," "White Flag," … More »
Tags: Music, Interview, Dido, Tracking Down

Biggest Product Regret

Excerpts from our conversation with The Best Product Person of 2018, Brian Crofts. Watch now and see why he is counted amongst the ranks of the best in product management. More to Come The Best Product Person (TBPP) is the leading international award honoring excellence in Product Management. Established in 2010, TBPP is awarded annually […]
Tags: Startups, Interview, Product Management, Product Manager, Product Person, Tbpp, Tbpp2018, Brian Crofts Watch

[INTERVIEW] Mathieu Chantelois, Toronto Non-Profit Executive, Vice President, Boys And Girls Clubs Of Canada

Over the past twenty years, Mathieu Chantelois has played an instrumental role in nonprofit marketing campaigns, served as editor for film magazine Famous Quebec during its transition to Le magazine Cineplex, and started the Green Space Festival, a fundraiser for the LGBT community in Canada. His career began when he appeared on Lofters, Canada’s first reality TV series on Life Network and U8TV. After a year living in a loft with eight other Canadians, Chantelois moved on to create and host tal...
Tags: Startups, Interview, Australia, Toronto, Canada, Montreal, Quebec, Non-profit, Ottawa, Henry Ford, Cineplex, Jerry Springer, Mathieu, Ragan, Carleton University, Radio Canada

PIPEBURN INTERVIEW: Calum From DeBolex Finds Oil In The Blood

Written by Andrew Jones What’s better than a movie about motorcycles? If you answered, ‘A movie about custom motorcycles,” then you win the internets for today. Luckily for all of us, Englishman Gareth Roberts is way ahead of the curve. He’s been banging away on a rather epic project for the past three years he’s calling ‘Oil in the Blood’. And unlike those little YouTube ditties we’re all so used to, this one’s a proper cinema release that’s less MTV music video and more Gone With The Wind. ...
Tags: Europe, Usa, Hollywood, London, Interview, Film, France, Motorcycles, Ducati, Other, Italy, Brunei, South London, Event, Eva, Goodwood

I'm Jad Abumrad, Founder and Co-Host of Radiolab, and This Is How I Work

As the creator of Radiolab, Jad Abumrad is not just responsible for one of the most highly regarded radio shows and podcasts, but for a style of sound design that influenced many of today’s most popular audio shows. He’s also the host of Radiolab spinoff More Perfect, a show about Supreme Court rulings and amendments…Read more...
Tags: Work, Career, Podcasts, Supreme Court, Interview, Podcasting, Lifehacks, Jad Abumrad Founder and Co Host of Radiolab, Radiolab Jad Abumrad

Artists relive their old videos in a new YouTube series

YouTube want to delve into the minds of artists in a unique way, looking at their journey to where they are today. YouTube have partnered up with Genius, the lyrics site that looks behind the lyrics into their meanings and references, for a new series. The series, created for YouTube’s new music streaming service, provides ‘intimate interviews’ with artists and takes a look back at their career through old videos. The video series will expand on YouTube’s Artist on the Rise series, putt...
Tags: Video, Music, Interview, Youtube, Artists, Streaming, Pharrell, Genius, Maggie, Lyor Cohen, Digital Video News, Maggie Rogers, Artist on the Rise

Bridge to the future

Photo by Neiljs on Wikimedia Commons I recorded a podcast interview with Martin Couzins and Nigel Paine recently, and it's now available online to listen to. It's part of a series called From Scratch, and I really enjoyed being quizzed by the dynamic duo about my new book Digital Learning in Organisations. Some of the questions really made me dig deeply into my thoughts to address.Nigel actually thought my book was something of a 'bridge to the future' in his closing comments. That's re...
Tags: Podcast, Technology, Learning, Interview, Digital, Nigel, eLearning, Martin, Nigel Paine, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, L&D, Organisations, From Scratch, Martin Couzins, Neiljs

Captain Marvel's Clark Gregg Opens Up About His Deep Connection With Agent Coulson

As relatively small as SHIELD Agent Phil Coulson’s role was in Iron Man almost 11 years ago, the character’s gone on to become one of the most important pieces of connective narrative tissue tying the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe together.Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Agents Of Shield, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Coulson, Phil Coulson, Captain Marvel, Clark Gregg