Author Archive

Not Caring Is Certainly The Most Creepy

I ran down the stairs to the subway to see that a train had just pulled in. My monthly pass is having trouble, and now I’m worried that the train is going to… Continue reading

Dracula and Ninja Turtles: What Is Temp Score?

What is temp score? I was not aware. But I have been obsessed with film score for a long time. Someone once told me that the success of sound design or film score… Continue reading

A Resolution for the Electric Lady

Janelle Monáe, the Electric Lady herself, graced Boston with her presence just a little over a week ago. And Boston graced her with quite an honor. I wish I had taken a moment… Continue reading

Natalie Portman, Blinded By Science

A recent article for Blast Bombshell: Natalie Portman, Marvel, and STEM. STEM? That’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Image: Elle UK, KAIZFENG

An Audition Story

One of the websites I write for is CollegeXpress, which focuses on helping to answer all of those college and pre-college questions. Undergrad, work/study, essays, graduate work…it’s all there. I recently worked on… Continue reading

Upcoming Music Q&A Teaser: It’s Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus!

I’m working on my next music/sound career profile for the music blog, and it will be slightly Halloween themed for the upcoming (best) season… I love Halloween. Costumes. Autumn. Cider. Spooky, scary! When… Continue reading

Brains in Toyland

Hey, this isn’t about zombies or neuroscience. Are you bummed? It’s about toys!   Toys ‘R Us is shaking things up in the world of gender specific marketing. And I had a lot… Continue reading

‘Friendly, Outgoing, Looking for Work’. Or ‘Waste of Time’?

About an hour ago, I ventured down the street to pick up some soup. The woman at the counter asked me if I had found a job yet. I had forgotten that I… Continue reading

In Which I Combine Red Pants, Transmission Fluid, and The Beatles Into One Story

I wrote about cars! Not the band (Hi, Greg Hawkes!) but the metal shell with an engine and wheels. You may be surprised. I actually find cars to be very interesting. Here we… Continue reading

Things You Should Probably Never Say To An Identical Twin

Yes, we’ve heard it all. This HelloGiggles post originally set me off. It made me a little cranky. I decided to write about it and much, much later, it has ended up on… Continue reading

5 Reasons why Robin Scherbatsky is one of the Best Female Characters on Network Television

This was another piece I wrote for Bombshell. So many more reasons we could add…she doesn’t care what she looks like at the gym, hockey, she can robot dance. Come on.

Keeping Classical Music Friendly

Contrary to what some people may think, we can interview classical musicians for an inside scoop. Classical music is not dead! I started this blog to focus on careers in music. All of… Continue reading

Joining the Melting Pot/Discovering the Beatles

“Brady Bunch and Smokey Bear. Buildings reaching to the sky. Afro-sheen and apple pie. PTA and FBI!” Well. According to Spinal Tap. Tomorrow marks the anniversary of when my father landed in the… Continue reading

Persian Portrayal

My latest article for Blast Bombshell was prompted by the exciting new MFA exhibit,  She Who Tells a Story Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World. I am really looking forward to… Continue reading

A Sad Trend I Noticed In My Site Stats

Another media and music career related post I wrote for Bombshell, directly related to LaParadiddle.com.   Upon writing this I did a quick search and also found that someone had posted my content… Continue reading