Why do you want to be famous? A lil story time from college included

Dear readers, COVID-19 has brought many thoughts and reflections on our tables and households. Jobs in the media industry are adapting more and more into online spaces, requesting a higher number of skills and qualifications. In a span of three full months, social media consumers have been also bombarded by news and trends on a …

Being the new and fresh Black Carrie Bradshaw: a conversation with Jamé Jackson

Dear readers, We don't need only and exclusively social protests, political movements or even a whole month to remind us what a wonderful thing is having a Black heritage. African-American culture and African descendent traditions should be celebrated and considered everyday. Western societies - especially the USA - should recognize celebrations like Black History Month, …

How to give people answers that stand out

Dear readers, I hope you're feeling good, but at the same time I wish you were a bit concerned with what's going on in the world. With the excuse of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the white guilt that it's being highlighted more and more these days, people are sharping acute observations regarding the state of …

The breakfast of a journalist, an aspiring journalist

Dear readers, In order to be a dedicated journalist, your eyes must be attracted to everything and your ears should catch every beat of information that is around you. Sure, you can skim and choose what's important for you to focus on, because news is just like what we eat: there's junk food, fake food, …

How do I sharp my motivation as a writer

Dear readers, A new month in 2020 has approached, the fifth one. How are we all feeling? Probably not the best. Creatives might still be stuck in their homes or towns looking up to inspirations. Journalists keep writing and have to deal with e-mails more than ever, even for the smallest tasks that once upon …

From Gail Collins to American colorism: academic thoughts that are linked and spark in the creative scene

Dear readers, I got the chance to read and discuss three chapters of a book for one of my Civic Engagement classes. The book is called "When Everything Changed" by Gail Collins (2009) narrates the stories of different and several women throughout the last five decades. The book is divided into three parts. The chapters …

How can you benefit from your creativity and not feel guilty about it?

Dear readers, Working in the media industry as content creators or reporters always makes you think about the stuff that you write, post, share, execute and ultimately question its worth. Creatives are in the same boat, including models, actors, and creative writers. If you work in a company you might have found yourself in the …

The quarantine check: how you and others are dealing with COVID-19

Dear readers, How's everyone doing? I've been slightly MIA lately due to work and mental health. This COVID-19 quarantine is kicking my butt, as is being a pain in that area for many of us as well. There's being definitely a demographic hierarchy in this whole situation and we should pay attention to that. Yesterday, …

Fashion On The Beat: the idea, the podcast, the book!

Dear readers, March is coming to its end, but it's closing with a new beginning: my book, Fashion On The Beat, is on its way to publication. Many creatives are releasing their content and dropping their merchandise, and my book is one of those products, coming from a creative like me. https://www.instagram.com/p/B-Lv7jolBH1/ Fashion on the …

It’s been a hard day’s night

Dear readers, Today It hasn't been the greatest day ever. Coronavirus is such an unexpected event of this year and decade. Coming from Italy, one of the most infected countries in the Western world, the whole situation has been chaotic. The news keep sizzling and giving out pieces of information that are sometimes scary, sometimes …