DSM Gala: Kinda Awkward, Yet Kinda Epic

After getting to interview Jane Lynch for the Dallas Observer, Dallas Summer Musicals offered me two tickets to DSM Best of Broadway Gala, which she was hosting. Knowing the show would also feature Matthew Morrison (Mr. Scheuster on Glee) and Shoshana Bean (the first woman who dared to fill Idina Menzel's shoes as Elphaba in Wicked, was in…

Interviews with Kevin from Pentatonix and Kristian from Sugarland

So, quick life update for context: I’m working an internship at a summer camp is Philadelphia. Basically I’m helping to lead a leadership training program. But while living at a camp and working full time, for some reason I thought, sure. I can keep working Observer articles. So that’s what I’ve been doing. I recently…

I Got Paid to Obsess Over My Favorite Band? HAIM ARTICLE

Have you ever heard of Haim? If you follow my art Instagram, @artsyrosebud, you most likely have. *shameless plug* *click below to check it out, cough cough* I made 3 posters for a contest they had, but no, I didn't win... Anyway. When my editor asked for pitches for stories, I told her I was…

Getting Paid to Go to a 5 SOS Concert (an update on my latest writing adventures)

My Dallas Observer editor gave me two free tickets to go see 5 Seconds of Summer at the House of Blues Thursday. Isn't that crazy? And I'm getting paid for this, too! After a lot of going back and forth with publicists and managers, my editor was able to score tickets and let me know…

My Phone Call with Tyra Banks

Yes, THE Tyra Banks. Know her? Victoria's Secret Angel, creator and host of America's Next Top Model, America's Got Talent, Eve from Life Size. My editor from the Dallas Observer had me do what they call a "phoner." Apparently, that's journalism talk for a phone interview. So, I got in contact with her people, and…