1. I'm totally digging the "Ask Her More" campaign that is rebelling against the age old habit of interviewing actresses on the red carpet about their wardrobes and not about their performances. As the fabulous Amy Poehler says,
"The #RedCarpet is open and we want the media to #AskHerMore! Let's go beyond 'who are you wearing?' and ask better questions! #GoldenGlobes."
How about what was the biggest challenge you faced playing this role? What do you think the role of the artist is in 2015? What is your next passion project? Seriously, folks. Let's get past the dresses and dig into the good stuff. Read the full article HERE.
2. Patricia Arquette stands up for women's rights during her Oscar acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress in Boyhood (which if you haven't seen, you need to). Yes, yes, yes.
3. Narratively is one of my favorite sites for untold stories and a dear friend sent me this gem of an article about a musician who was audited by the IRS. As the process goes on, it becomes less about what she owes to the governement in tax money, and more about whether or not she can call herself a "real artist". Subscribe to their newsletter to keep the stories coming HERE.
4. Anyone in the Northeast can appreciate (and anyone elsewhere can pity) the ridiculous amounts of snow we're gotten this winter. Cheer yourself up and check out this site created by a college friend of mine that hosts a clever collection of Samuel Beckett quotes paired with photos of the blizzards and their aftermath. I guarantee you won't be disappointed.
5. Finally, a convention for us theatre nerds: introducing Broadway Con 2016 in New York City! Would you be interested in headed to the big apple for a gathering with thousands of your fellow Broadway lovers for workshops, performances, and other general dramatic fun? Check out the announcement HERE.