Aparna Nancherla: Stand-Up Comedy’s Breath of Fresh Air

Earlier this year, I discovered an extremely refreshing and funny Aparna Nancherla – born and raised in Washington with East Indian roots. She’s down-to-earth with a shy, girl-next-door charm and has broken past all kinds of stereotypes taking the comedy world by storm. In my opinion, what sets Aparna apart is her truly distinct and unique … More Aparna Nancherla: Stand-Up Comedy’s Breath of Fresh Air

Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune

This week has been a difficult one with the deaths of two notable public figures: fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and travel aficionado Anthony Bourdain. It has been reported that both succumbed to suicide. These stories are just a couple of examples of the dark and disturbing reality that surrounds us and yet … More Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune