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Sundance Interview: Christmas, Again Director Charles Poekel, Stars Kentucker Audley and Hannah Gross

Kristin McCracken | Posted 01.28.2015 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

After 25 years in New York, I must admit I'd never stopped to think about the people who work Christmas tree stands. Never, that is, until I saw Christmas, Again, Charles Poekel's debut feature film, borne of a perhaps unprecedented dedication to research.

Infinite (And Economical) Wisdom From David Shrigley

designboom.com | Posted 01.27.2015 | Arts

david shrigley is a british artist who lives and works in glasgow. while best known for his dark and humorous drawings, shrigley’s work also include...

How to Own a Phone Interview

Lauren Jessen | Posted 01.22.2015 | College
Lauren Jessen

If you're applying for a job or internship, don't let a phone interview ruin your chances for success. Here are 10 (and one bonus!) tips that will help you own your phone interview.

The Identity of Gang of Four's Andy Gill

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.20.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

"I f*cking love America," iconic Gang of Four guitarist Andy Gill told me as we had drinks at SoHo Grand. Gill, who was in New York in November to promote his band's upcoming album, What Happens Next, discussed what still makes him tick and what still drives him to make music after nearly 40 years.

Poet Carl Phillips Talks Risk

Ben Evans | Posted 01.16.2015 | Arts
Ben Evans

While past offerings in the series have concerned syntax, subtext and description, Phillips chose to train his own study on daring -- on the page and elsewhere -- in this latest collection of essays titled: The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination.

Inquisition at the Checkout

Marcia Liss | Posted 01.14.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Exclusive Interview With Slow Magic

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Identity has become such an important part of the musician's lifestyle that it can sometimes supersede the music itself. The image of the rock star or the super star DJ is inundating our psyches through social media, billboards, advertisements, radio, television and film.

The Poetics of Sex and Death: In Conversation With Joanna C. Valente and Lisa Marie Basile

Lisa Marie Basile | Posted 01.13.2015 | Books
Lisa Marie Basile

I feel too many women -- poets or not -- are asked to explain themselves, their bodies, their desires. I want to present a world which is already stripped down; its foundation is that it does what it wants. I would like that of my life in many ways.

Greg Nardello: Millennial Entrepreneur Making Moves On St. Mark's

Kara Kamenec | Posted 01.12.2015 | New York
Kara Kamenec

Why would this be any millennial's dream project? To answer that, I sat down with Augurs Well owner, Greg Nardello, to get his take on what it's like to be a millennial entrepreneur in a typically non-millennial industry.

Ace Your First Real-World Interview In 6 Steps

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Lissette Bustamante, Chi...

Five Things I Learned From Talking to a Nigerian President

Amer Taleb | Posted 12.11.2014 | World
Amer Taleb

2. Nigeria needs better leadership

What Not to Do During an Interview

Ellevate | Posted 12.11.2014 | Women
Ellevate

Even if you do everything right leading up to an interview, when it comes to the actual interview, there are things you might do that can sabotage yourself and cause interviewers to form negative opinions,

5 Keys to Out-Shining the Competition in an Interview

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Lisa Abeyta

Here are five useful tips for anyone who might be prepping for that big interview.

A Roving Locus

Virginia Broersma | Posted 12.10.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

This has been a regular consideration in Adler's work: alluding to things unseen while complicating singular definitions of her subjects and mediums.

Paladino: An Inside Look at the Upcoming Film

Sam Rivman | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Sam Rivman

Currently in pre-production, Paladino is a Mob film about a man who goes to prison for a crime that he didn't commit. Written and directed by two time Cannes Film Festival Showcase selected Chasen Parker, Paladino is an independent film looking to make a big splash.

Interview With Drag Legend Jackie Beat

Michael Podell | Posted 12.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Podell

There's funny, and then there is funny. Jackie Beat is that latter, italicized kind of funny. It's only fitting that a comedic voice (and face!) like Jackie's has worked with other comedy legends including Roseanne Barr and the all-time greatest, Joan Rivers.

Even Musicians Get Stage Fright: An Interview With Keyboardist Todd Stoops

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 12.05.2014 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

I'm so grateful Raq and Kung Fu's keyboardist Todd Stoops took the time out of his busy life to share what makes him tick, turns him on in life and the obstacles he's overcome.

Moving Beyond Shame

Kaly McKenna | Posted 12.03.2014 | Women
Kaly McKenna

While the reasons for the shame are as diverse as the millions of women who suffer in this world, here are three reasons highlighting why it is so difficult for women to move beyond the shame.

Old Dogs & New Tricks: The Oral History of a 'Gay' Web Series (Part 3)

Brad Liberti | Posted 12.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Brad Liberti

Amanda Gari doesn't do supporting actress. Yes, she's been a fiercely loyal friend to Leon Acord ever since they first met at her audition for 'Carved In Stone' some 5 years ago.

An Interview With Food Revolutionary Michael Pollan

Steven Raichlen | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Michael Pollan is a food activist, journalist, and bestselling author whose books have revolutionized the way Americans think about food. What you may not realize is that Pollan is a man obsessed by live-fire cooking and he devotes the first section of his most recent book, Cooked, to the art and history of barbecue.

Questions for Douglas Kennedy, Author of 'Five Days'

Nina Darnton | Posted 01.25.2015 | Books
Nina Darnton

Here's what he divulged on the art of noveling, his trademark complex heroines, the circumstances that keep up tethered to our own unhappiness, and his latest book, Five Days.

Seeking: The Perfect Nonprofit Job

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
Simone N. Sneed

For nonprofits and social enterprises to be successful, we need passionate people with phenomenal skills in place. Once you have made the decision that you're ready to dedicate your career to a specific social cause, it can be hard to know where to start.

Too Early for Flowers, Just in Time for Kurt Sipolski

Loren Kleinman | Posted 01.19.2015 | Books
Loren Kleinman

"Post-Polio Syndrome affects most survivors, in which the muscles become much weaker from overuse and I certainly am no exception. I gym daily, but use a cane often."

Interview: Mikaela Hoover Talks Guardians of the Galaxy and More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

I had a chance to talk to the actress recently about her turn as Glenn Close's assistant in the Marvel Studios pic, and she was happy to share stories of her time on the set, including what it was like working so close to Close.

My First Interview with Yasser Arafat

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

I often wonder if things would have turned differently if Fatah indeed had turned into a proper political party with a clear nation-building agenda, an economic plan, elections and rotation of power.