How Cinematographer and Director Devin Schiro Makes A Full-Time Living

How Cinematographer and Director Devin Schiro Makes A Full-Time Living

It was Christmas time of 2014, and one of my closest friends Michelle Hébert invited me to an evening cocktail party at the beautiful Castle Green. Upon entering the historic mansion, there was an attractive bunch of people lounging on…

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How Natalie Duran Leveraged YouTube to Become an American Ninja Warrior

How Natalie Duran Leveraged YouTube to Become an American Ninja Warrior

It’s well-known how tough it is to get your foot in the door when it comes to the entertainment industry. But one particular woman named Natalie Duran hasn’t only gotten her foot in the door, she’s just recently kicked it wide open. What…

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I’m Thankful for Getting Laid Off Again

I’m Thankful for Getting Laid Off Again

As I sit in my boyfriend’s kitchen baking creme brûlée and banana cream pie for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving festivities, I can’t help but really marvel in how fast this year flew by. In January, I was collecting unemployment due to a job…

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Crystal Graziano: Pursuing Cosplay and Art as a Full-Time Job

Crystal Graziano: Pursuing Cosplay and Art as a Full-Time Job

Back when I first joined DeviantArt, I occasionally saw photos on my homepage of this extraordinary Selvaria Bles cosplayer and was mesmerized each time. Valkyria Chronicles was my favorite video game, so it was amazing to see a talented person bring one of my…

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Splurge to Purge: 10 Easy Ways to Cut Compulsive Spending

Splurge to Purge: 10 Easy Ways to Cut Compulsive Spending

There are times in life where you get hit with emergency expenses – it’s unavoidable. Just yesterday, my dog got into a little accident and broke his nail right out of the root, and it cost me $200 for the extraction, sedation,…

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