We grow up in a world that loves comparison. The truth is there will always be someone who is doing 'better' than you, and someone doing 'worse'. Instead of wasting your energy and time looking to other's for validation, we should try to compare our success and merits to our own standards.
It never ceases to amaze me how the biggest naysayers of social media are the individuals who rarely use it on a daily basis citing that is dangerous and/or destroys reputations.
While others wish to send the monster back under his bed, I won't. I want him to stay right out in front of our eyes. And I want critics to really turn an ear to their own sidestepping rhetoric.
Teatro ZinZanni's premiered their newest Seattle show The Return of Chaos, and it kept the audience completely entertained, astonished and laughing for a full three plus hours.
It's that time of year again--the San Diego Comicon (SDCC)! The "Woodstock for nerds," it's the event fans anxiously await every summer.
Hip Hop culture has always been a way of life for Jermaine Fletcher and Jimmie Thomas. They met studying broadcast journalism at Florida A&M University and formed their friendship collaborating on local campus programming.
One of the most common misconceptions about Africa, my continent, is that its culture and its arts are primitive. It suggests that African art is closest to the beginning of mankind, closer to a time when we were still half-beast/half-man! Why so much ignorance?
You can be forgiven. If your first thought when you hear the phrase, "found-footage mockumentary" is a sincere wish that somebody should have released a Web virus long ago to wipe every copy of The Blair Witch Project off every server on Earth, that's certainly understandable.
I interviewed character actor Steve Zahn, one of film's most visible faces over the past 20 years, in 2009. He was memorably funny, energetic and self-effacing, much like the characters he tends to play.
From Cup Final to The Human Resources Manager, from Lemon Tree to Zaytoun, Riklis has always talked about the untalkable in his films: Peace, humanity, and the ability to discuss what makes us different, while also celebrating our contrasts.
For a band that's on the road more than 150 days a year, coming home is a big deal. Coming home to play for three days to a hometown crowd is even better. That's why three years ago members of The Steel Wheels started their own boutique, summer music festival.
Tonight I'm joined by two-time Grammy-winner Robert Glasper. The talented and innovative pianist has reunited with his jazz trio on the hit new album, Covered, which was recorded in front of a live audience at Capitol Studios.
In a podcast world of longform interviews and multi-voiced chatterings, The John Dredge Nothing To Do With Anything Show is a long-titled breath of fresh air. This round should prove to be every bit as bizarre as all the rest.
This week, we have witnessed the ending of the 50-year journey of the Grateful Dead. The culmination of the shows at Santa Clara, Calif. and the three shows this weekend at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. will mark the end of a quite a musical and cultural legacy.
For the past 16 years, this veteran animation producer has circled the globe seeking out the very best new animated short films. Which sounds like it might be a fun way for a cinema fan to spend their time, but is actually a quite challenging task.
Adam Lyons is a little emotional. It's now midnight in London and June has turned into July. He is sitting in his London flat and received the e-mail. His debut album is now available on iTunes.