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Texas Spitfire Abbie Evans Fights Epidermolysis Bullosa In Cary Bell's Butterfly Girl

Kristin McCracken | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

We caught up with Bell to discuss her advice to aspiring filmmakers, her philosophies on narrative non-fiction filmmaking, and what makes Abbie so special.

These 10 Filmmakers Perfectly Capture Our Love/Hate Relationship With New York

Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment

The spirit of the Tribeca Film Festival remains one of inclusiveness and diversity: there's room enough for splashy feature films and 10-minute shorts...

Interview With Nick Frost on Cuban Fury, Wrapping Up the Cornetto Trilogy

Zaki Hasan | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

I had the chance to talk with the genial and gregarious Frost a few weeks ago about where the first fires of Fury started to burn, and his thoughts on having wrapped up the "Cornetto" films.

Rachel Sherman's First Hurt

Loren Kleinman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Rachel Sherman holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. Her first book, The First Hurt, was short-listed for the Story Prize and the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and was named one of the 25 Books to Remember in 2006 by the New York Public Library.

7 Job Interview Dos and Don'ts for the Class of 2014

Amanda Augustine | Posted 04.07.2014 | College
Amanda Augustine

While a college education is a very valuable tool and an amazing experience, it doesn't always prepare you for the job-search process. My ultimate goal is to change that over time.

The Internet (Odd Future) Wants Your Soul

Ferrari Sheppard | Posted 04.03.2014 | Entertainment
Ferrari Sheppard

Known primarily for their irreverence, teen angst and rap music, Odd Future at first glance seems an unlikely inception for The Internet, a sophisticated Neo-Soul band headed by singer/producer Syd The Kid and producer Matt Martians.

Lessons Learned From Painful Post Interview Feedback

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

While it never feels good to hear something critical about our presentation skills, it is an opportunity to learn and better prepare for the next time.

A Soulful Music Man: An Interview With Tomás Doncker

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

If you ask him where home is: He most likely will say: "Anywhere from Brooklyn to Ethiopia and everywhere in-between. I'm a citizen of the planet."

Dress for Success for Your Interview

Uloop | Posted 03.31.2014 | College
Uloop

The point of an interview is to have them take you seriously as soon as you walk through the door and then wow them with all of your academic success and previous work experiences.

The Record of What We Believe: Mitchell James Kaplan on Historical Fiction

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.27.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Fascinated with the history of religions, Mitchell James Kaplan is currently at work on a second novel, set primarily in Rome and Judea during the birth of Christianity and rabbinic Judaism.

An Interview With Michael Oppenheimer

Dominique Browning | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
Dominique Browning

I went to see Dr. Michael Oppenheimer with some trepidation, expecting that I would have to pick myself up off the floor after our interview. If anyone understands the true nature of our changing climate, it is a scientist whose lifelong passion has been the study of atmospheric gases.

Interview With Author of Gay Star Leslie Cheung's Biography

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 03.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

"Many young gay men today accuse him of timidity, but I think that is totally unfair. For his day, he was the bravest man in Hong Kong's entertainment world."

SXSW Interview: Startup Culture Exposed in 3D Printing Doc Print the Legend

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

Directors Luis Lopez and Clay Tweel discuss their award-winning documentary Print the Legend, which had its world premiere this month at the 2014 South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival.

Artist Profile: Interview With David Crowell, Brooklyn-based Composer & Performer

Joel Garten | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts
Joel Garten

David Crowell is a Brooklyn-based composer and multi-instrumentalist who creates rhythmically complex music with an easy, almost floating quality t...

SXSW Interview: Stars Natalia Dyer and Peter Vack on Complicated Young Love in I Believe in Unicorns

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.17.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

The film will also cause us women of all ages to remember those 'bad boys' in our pasts -- the ones for whom we always made excuses, no matter how badly they treated us in public.

Persuasion And Negotiation Techniques For Acing Interviews And Lowering Your Rent

Uloop | Posted 03.14.2014 | College
Uloop

The negotiation skills you put to use in these situations may lower your rent, help you ace a job interview and help your email to a top business professional stand out among the droves of others.

Author of 'Far From the Tree' Not Always Close to the Truth

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 03.14.2014 | Books
Neil S. Greenspan

Andrew Solomon is the author of the positively-reviewed, quite popular, and award-winning book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search f...

Transgender Activist Cecilia Gentili on Identity and Putting the 'T' Back in LGBT

Daniel Lyons | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Lyons

Since leaving Argentina, Cecilia Gentili has embarked on an incredible journey of transformation, ultimately turning her into a widely respected advocate for trans rights in New York City. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Cecilia and hearing first hand how her story has unfolded.

The College Interview: Information and Tips

Jeannie Borin | Posted 03.11.2014 | College
Jeannie Borin

Most admissions officers say an interview plays only a minor part in the admissions decision, but it may be more important for some if an admission decision has not already been determined.

Is a Bucket List the Cure to Post-Breakup Depression?

Alison Patton | Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce
Alison Patton

"Often we see a couple who has separated or divorced and look with sadness at the 'failure' of their relationship. But if both people learned what the...

SANAA Architects win Daylight Award, Talk About Light in Architecture (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Japanese architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA) have won the 2014 Daylight Award for the design of the Rolex Learning Center EPFL in Laus...

Iran's Environment VP in Exclusive Interview: 'We Lost Eight Years'

Mehrnaz Samimi | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
Mehrnaz Samimi

President Hassan Rouhani has invested his hopes in Masoumeh Ebtekar to resolve these issues. Ebtekar, 53, was the first woman to become a Cabinet member and a vice president after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Jacqueline Bishop Talks About Writing Across the Diaspora

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.03.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

The River's Song is Jacqueline Bishop's first novel. She is also the author of two collections of poems, Fauna and Snapshots from Istanbul.

The Secret Tells in a Rand Paul Interview

Peter Watts | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics
Peter Watts

Although a surface level look at Senator Paul does suggest a politician confidently trying to broaden the base of his appeal, a closer inspection provides reasons to dispute this. Paul's interview style suggests he has frequent self-doubts about the acceptability of his message.

Interview With an Asian Entrepreneur: Kenny Leung of Premium Technology

Jane Wang | Posted 02.26.2014 | Small Business
Jane Wang

This week, I speak with Kenny Leung, the CEO and co-founder of Premium Technology, a tech company providing Supply Chain Finance solutions to investment banks, and is based in New York City.