Category: Features

Did Chris Rock the Oscars?

By Alexa Ellis, May 14, 2016 Well known celebrities wearing expensive gowns, suits and wardrobes gathered in the same room for a night of acknowledgment. This is the routine for Hollywood’s extravagant extravaganza. Normally, Oscar night proceeds in predictable order…

National Writers Union Fifth Annual New York Conference

By Isabella Hamilton, May 13, 2016  Writers who spend all of their time writing and not self-marketing need a reality check, and they should get it from insider Marcela Landres. “Writers are by definition outsiders,” said Landres. “The vast majority…

It Took 23 Years to Burnish Her Marquee Name

By Tatiana Villamil She stands in the spotlight, a snake tattoo coiled around her left heel. “Hit it, DJ Scotty,” demands Sherry Vine, 33. It’s midnight on a Thursday. Vine, who’s shared the stage with international celebrities, such as Madonna, is…