MyCrynicles by Juvenile Studio: the web series we all need it to catch up on

Dear readers, Scouting talents should be my second job, if not my first one. I want to share with you a new web-series I've found on Twitter a couple of months ago during quarantine: Sierra McKie's MyCrynicles. Before I do that, allow me to write a preamble. One thing I'm scared of and I really …

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, …

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 …

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, …

Is this the best time to put your digital work out there? The Weeknd, Donald Glover, and something featuring Ms. Fenty

Dear readers, Yes, this is the best time to put out music. Whether it's luck or a great business move, releasing a digital piece of work at the moment can be such a great investment. That's what The Weeknd, Donald Glover, and PARTYNEXTDOOR have done in the last week. Think about it: a lot of …

Netflix shows creatives and fashion journalists should watch

Dear readers, We're told that we got time, right? Quarantine got us stuck in our homes with our families, roommates, friends, partners, pets or by ourself. And in times like this, it is imperative to feel yourself at most ease with whoever you're surrounded by, even if it's just yourself. For those who don't know …

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 …

Fashion On The Beat: let’s give fashion journalism an audio platform!

Dear readers, I've just found out the existence of Spoon Radio, an audio platform dedicated to creatives of all sorts, from musicians to podcasters, from radio hosts to literally anyone who would like to say something out there. Basically, it's a Twitter, but for voices. Users and members of the community can create an account, …

A new approach to social media

Dear readers, I was evaluating many things about this decade, the 2010s. A lot happened, but when it comes to my personal life there's one thing that was born and has been developing in these last ten years: social media. In 2010 I had no idea what social media was. As a typical-nerdy Italian middle …