Author Archive: Samantha Rullo

Writing for Laughs

Writing for Laughs

Sitting comfortably on a bench in Washington Square Park, the spatial center of New York University, Monica Skoko seems very relaxed for someone just weeks away from graduation and jumping into a highly competitive job market: television writing. Perhaps it is the newly arrived spring weather, as flowers peek through […]

 
 

A Lawyer Cooks Up Fame

A Lawyer Cooks Up Fame

Standing against the bright coral wall of her Manhattan kitchen, Serena Palumbo welcomes viewers to her latest cooking video, demonstrating the easiest way to transform potatoes into the Italian classic, gnocchi. The set up is simple; the petite brunette speaks with her light Italian accent into the video camera aimed […]

 
 

Kurt Cobain’s Troubled Rise to Fame

Kurt Cobain’s Troubled Rise to Fame

Hunched over an acoustic guitar, Kurt Cobain delivers a haunting rendition of Nirvana’s “Come As You Are” into a microphone inches from his face. Cameras surround him but the performer never looks directly at them or the audience. Instead, his gaze is always directed at some distant horizon.