Comic Timing

Comic Timing

By day, Michel Fiffe works in a New York City studio constructing costumes for Broadway shows. After work, he indulges his real passion: writing and drawing comics for ACT-I-VATE, an online comics blog fueled by the artistry and imagination of its more than 20...
AOL Satellite Media Tour

AOL Satellite Media Tour

In February 2007, I served as a commentator for AOL during its 25-city satellite media tour discussing ads in the Super Bowl XLI broadcast and trends with respect to consumer-created ads. I sat in a studio for five hours and did live and taped interviews with news...

OMMA Hollywood Conference

I interviewed executives at MediaPost’s OMMA Hollywood (Online Marketing, Media and Advertising) conference and trade show in March 2007. Among my interviews: Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, and a conference...
Drawing Inspiration

Drawing Inspiration

On a recent Saturday afternoon, nearly 20 people wielding multicolored pencils hunkered down over sketchpads in a dimly lit hole-in-the-wall bar in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Their eyes shifted every few seconds, darting up to process the image of a buxom,...

Building and Demolishing in The Architect

In The Architect, Anthony LaPaglia gives a subtle yet textured performance as Leo Waters, a self-important middle-aged architect who lives with his quietly dysfunctional family in the suburbs of Chicago. Waters, who designed the low-income Eton Court Homes at the...