Creatively Unemployed

  When deciding which college I would attend I was confronted with two choices; either attending an institution focused exclusively on the arts and the technical skills that accompany it, or a liberal arts institution where my education would be less focused but ultimately more diverse in nature. When most people learned that I chose […]

Creativity in You and Skills to Success

Creativity is a skill that from experience often felt overlooked in terms of my own experiences with applying for jobs, before I switched into the creative field. Before discovering my passion for Film and Media, I was studying medicine. Rather, employers of internships I would attempt to pursue would look at hard evidence that I […]

How to: Succeed in the Creative Industries

When I’m asked what I study, I often find myself confidently responding but then quickly following up with a justifying remark. It goes something like this, “I study film and Spanish… but the Spanish is more because I was good at it going into school and I want to enter into more of the commercial […]

The Multiplicities of a Future in Creative Work

When my dad spoke on working in a creative industry to me, he always said: “You have to be two of three things: Genius, good with people, or hardworking.” His reasoning was that if you were going into a creative industry like his, music, to get and keep jobs you could be a jerk and […]

A ‘Pretty Big’ Podcast

The podcast I chose to write about is one that is relatively new and slightly unconventional, but very interesting and insightful. Plus size model, body activist, and television presenter Ashley Graham aired her first episode of ‘Pretty Big Deal’ about a year ago on October 4th, 2018, (it can be found here). The format of […]

A Podcast You Should Know

Everyone loves to hear and learn about new things. With the podcast Stuff You Should Know, curiosity has no bounds. The thing that makes this podcast truly special is the fact that it has an episode for almost everything. Whether it is about evolution, art, space, etc. there is no shortage in variety of what […]

ESPN: First Take with Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman

Ashraya Sapkota The First take podcast airs on ESPN radio. It is a sports debate podcast hosted by Molly Querim, Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman. Stephen A Smith who has emerged as the face of ESPN recently has brought the show and podcast great attention. The show averages 400,000 to 500,000 daily viewers. Breaking […]

Disney: Growing a small business to a multibillion dollar franchise

Walt Disney created the first generation of Disney Princesses in 1937-1959, targeting girls and children while establishing the importance of ‘True love’s first kiss’ and ‘A happily ever after.’ The Disney Princess franchise is a media and toy-line owned by The Walt Disney Company. In 2001, Andy Mooney became Chairman of Disney Consumer Products, and created […]

Indiana Jones: The Influence for Adventure

Whether it be escaping a temple from a boulder or fighting off Nazi soldiers, nothing screams adventure more than the Indiana Jones franchise. It has always stood out as iconic for all that whip-cracking action. Indiana Jones is a household name, and people both old and young recognize it. With all this being said, it is […]

Has Back to the Future come to an end?

That is a question that many fans have been asking themselves for a really long time. The Back to the Future franchise craze started in 1985 with the release of the original Back To The Future movie. The science fiction-adventure comedy film not only became the highest-grossing film in 1985 but also became an international […]