Month: June 2013

INTERVIEW: Kevin Scanlon – From Rock Star to Photographer of the Stars

Kevin Scanlon is an award-winning, Los Angeles-based photographer.  Since 2003, he has photographed an impressive array of celebrities, artists, musicians, athletes, everyday people, and business luminaries for editorial, entertainment, and advertising clients. Kevin’s work frequently appears in The New York Times and LA Weekly.  He’s shot over forty LA Weekly covers featuring celebrities such as […]


INTERVIEW: Laurie Halse Anderson, Author of Speak, Gives Voice to the Voiceless

Laurie Halse Anderson is the New York Times-bestselling author who writes for kids of all ages. Known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity, her work has earned numerous national and state awards, as well as international recognition. Two of her books, Speak and Chains, were National Book Award finalists. Laurie was honored with the 2009 Margaret […]


INTERVIEW: Ab-Soul on Malcolm X, Jay-Z, Confucius, Chemical Bonds, and Key-Stylin.

Herbert Anthony Stevens IV (born February 23, 1987), better known by his stage name Ab-Soul, is an American hip hop recording artist from Carson, California, signed to Top Dawg Entertainment and Interscope Records. Stevens is best known as a member of hip hop supergroup Black Hippy, along with fellow West Coast rappers and label-mates Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, and Schoolboy […]