Hidden Gems, interviews

On The Rise: Jana Schmieding

By Palmira Muniz (@vivalapalma) In media, fat women and people are often one of two things: the butt of a joke or non-existent all together. Comedian, writer, and host of the podcast Woman of Size, Jana Schmieding, is determined to fight fatphobic attitudes in Hollywood, along with creating space for intersectional feminism in body political circles.… Continue reading On The Rise: Jana Schmieding

Hidden Gems

Tayla Parx

Taylor Monet Parks (Tayla Parx) is an American singer-songwriter, and actress who has racked up three Grammy nominations by the age of 22. I was first introduced to her while listening to the song Island by Eric Bellinger. Honestly, I was shook that I never heard of her before! Her voice is so melodic and her song… Continue reading Tayla Parx

Hidden Gems, interviews

On the Rise: Sade Ndya

By Palmira Muniz (@vivalapalma) Sade Ndya is a young Indian and African American photographer who hails from what she calls, the "boring-ass" town that is Palm Springs, and despite her small town upbringing, Ndya's work is far from boring. I had the pleasure of interviewing the artist, who currently has her studio and resides in… Continue reading On the Rise: Sade Ndya


FEATURE: The Love Song of D. Nerd McDonald

Hey everyone! This post is to introduce you all to a good/ talented friend of mine. Dominic “Nerd” McDonald has many talents that include, but are not limited to: Poet Host/ Emcee Public Speaker Spoken Word Artist CHECK OUT HIS BIO BELOW! THIS MAN IS EVERYTHING! 🙂 Nerds are smart. That’s what we know and expect.… Continue reading FEATURE: The Love Song of D. Nerd McDonald