Q&A with Interdisciplinary artist Diana Pietrzyk

Diana Pietrzyk is an interdisciplinary artist who explores an array of mediums including gifs, painting, illustration, and photography. Most recently, she designed neon signs for Nike’s Air Max Day. I discovered her amazing work on Giphy where she’s racked up 1 billion GIF views! How would you explain what you do? I guess that depends on […]

Stephen King lists his top 10 favorite books

To celebrate the launch of Stephen King’s novel The Outsider scheduled for bookshelves May 22 (you can pre-order it on Amazon), Goodreads asked Stephen King to list out his top 10 favorite books of all time. The voracious reader and prolific writer never felt satisfied with his final selections but he played along anyway. “Of course, any list like […]

Why great athletes enjoy suffering pain

Author Malcolm Gladwell sits down with Alex Hutchison, author of the new book [easyazon_link identifier=”0062499866″ locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance[/easyazon_link] to discuss how great athletes come to enjoy suffering pain. Says Hutchison, “Great athletes don’t necessarily feel pain differently. They reframe pain differently.” Hutchison calls the suffering a […]

Realistic career advice from writer/editor Bianca Bass

Bianca Bass is a London-based writer, editor and content strategist. Her popular newsletter includes interviews with entrepreneurs and interesting links related to creativity. She also blogs regularly about her own career musings. In this interview, she talks about creativity, risk-taking, her writing style, and more. How would you explain what you do? The short answer […]

Fran Lebowitz on Facebook, TV, and Trump 

Author and acclaimed New Yorker Fran Lebowitz can’t sleep, can’t write, can’t stand watching television, nor does she like social media, yet she’s still on top of them all or at least, well-informed in her sardonic complaints about them. Below are some highlights from her interview with W Magazine:  On sleeping and watching television Zero. […]

Interview with Artist Christina Angelina (aka Starfighter)

Christina Angelina is an internationally renowned artist who spray paints murals. We spoke while she was putting the finishing touches on a project in Aspen, Colorado. How would you explain what you do? I do large-scale figurative murals, or public art. What are you currently working on? I’m currently working on a mural in Aspen, Colorado. […]

Milton Glaser on his iconic “I ♥️ NY” logo, the joy of working, and on the future of the Big Apple

New York City was suffering from a negative image in the mid to late 1970s due to rampant crime and violence. The NYPD even created a “Welcome to Fear City” campaign to scare off tourists. In 1977, New York state hired Milton Glaser to create a design to promote NYC tourism. Glaser drew the iconic […]