Break the Law

As much as Americans uphold the law, there is a pervading distrust of any law. At the heart of American culture, our democratic values enable us all to voice a healthy skepticism of law, social order, and the government. It is part of our enduring American legacy to question authority. Despite a penchant for authority, it is still a fundamental drive in every American to want to break the law.


Protester Arrests: 2007-17

Civil disobedience has been practiced by peaceful protesters long before Henry Thoreau penned the essay with this name after a night in jail for refusing to pay the poll tax. In the US, when protester arrests are mentioned, Rosa Parks’ and Dr. Martin Luther King’s bus protest comes to mind together with an understanding of its roots in the Indian independence movement, led by Mahatma Gandhi. In the last decade, there has been a spike in...


How To Shoot With A Long Telephoto Lens

Long telephoto lenses serve the purpose of bringing your subject closer and making it appear larger in the frame so that the viewer can see details that would normally be too small to see otherwise.

Long telephoto lenses:

Are usually heavy and require a tripod (some long lenses are actually mounted on the tripod and then the camera is attached to the lens) Compress distances and therefore, elements...

Jumping Around with Jeffrey Gurian | Maniscalco’s Pop Up Show, Stars on the Red Carpet and Dan Soder

THIS COLUMN ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON theinterrobang.com Comedy Stars Take Over Red Carpet

Red carpets are always fun and exciting, but also always a little daunting as well as you never know where they’re going to place you, and in what order the celebs are...


Wali Collins Comedy Cup April 11

Wali Collins Comedy Cup has now turned into a regular attraction at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. Comedy Gladiators battle to the death to win the Wali Collins Comedy Trophy!! Wali Collins presides as judge of this deadly battle where there is only one winner at the expense of another comedian’s sure death....


In the Spotlight | Gennette Cordova

We recently had the opportunity to interview Gennette Cordova, founder of Via Seattle


Meet the Women of Via Seattle

The March 18 panel featured a stellar line-up of creative talent: Essayist Emery Desper; Katrina Felicitas, Owner and Creative Director of Genuine Gem; Cristina Martinez, Designer, Owner of June & Mars; the singer and songwriter Alana Belle; the HellaBlackHellaSeattle Podcasters Jasmine Jackson and Alaina Caldwell; Visual Artist Yasmin Almo YASSA; and Photographer Erica Daniels, Owner of Emazing Photography. 


Via Seattle is the start of something big

​On Saturday March 18, Via Seattle launched its first public event—a panel named Artists We Will Be. The event drew a sizable crowd of mostly women, and most important of all, the sea of faces was dominated by women of color.  The panel was composed of eight women artists and creative talents, all of whom are emerging stars in their own right.