Interviews

From Cambodia to Scotland: Stories from the Road

Tweet Here’s a quick roundup of articles I wrote during the past few months. Some of it captures my experiences at TEDGlobal in Scotland this past June and others from my volunteer experiences in Southeast Asia earlier this year. The best part: all of these meetings / interviews / projects led me meet remarkable, inspirational [...]

October 12, 2013 CONTINUE READING →

In the Wings: An Interview with Matthew Goodrich, Broadway Rising Star and Studied Understudy

Tweet Interview conducted and authored by Lauren Mangiaforte. Matthew Goodrich is a seriously talented actor. As of last September, he’s also one of Broadway’s hardest-working understudies. Since arriving one year ago after completing his MFA at CalArts, Matt has prepared five roles on Broadway, including three in Sam Gold’s Picnic and two in Jack O’Brien’s [...]

August 15, 2013 CONTINUE READING →

Facebook Chat and the Art of Playwriting: The (Social Media) Adventures of Boy and Girl

Tweet Authored and contributed by Lauren Mangiaforte. If you believe what you read in the media, we millennials are simply enamored with social media. It’s been intimated more than a few times that we use it too much, or that we use it for nefarious purposes, or that it leads us to have lowered attention [...]

August 11, 2013 CONTINUE READING →

Sarah Wilson Interview: Quitting Sugar for a Sweeter Life

Tweet Recently, I reconnected with friend and fellow writer Sarah Wilson to chat about her new book I Quit Sugar. We shared it on The Huffington Post and the comments from readers were off the charts (more than 130). My take: Sarah has the unique ability to bring such topics to life in a way that’s [...]

June 15, 2013 CONTINUE READING →

On Remaining Artistic & Doing Good

Tweet I’m thrilled to share two new articles published last week. The first is an interview with friend and talented artist Rebecca Schweiger, owner of The Art Studio NY. I’ve taken a few classes there and it’s been a transformative experience. I’m no Picasso, but my time painting in the studio and drawing at the [...]

May 28, 2013 CONTINUE READING →

On Huffington Post Arts and Culture: Life Music: Walter Parks on Interesting Sounds, Averageness and Sucking it Up

Tweet A few weeks ago, veteran musician and insightful creator Walter Parks and I spoke about what motivates him as a musician and individual. Many compelling insights – you can read more on HuffPost here.  

November 2, 2012 CONTINUE READING →

On Marketing, Writing and Permission: Chatting With Seth Godin

Tweet Editor’s note: This interview was originally published in April 2009 Seth Godin needs little introduction. He popularized the topic of permission marketing; his numerous best-selling books, including Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers into Friends, and Friends Into Customers, Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable and most recent release Tribes: We Need You to [...]

October 14, 2011 CONTINUE READING →

Inside the Writer’s Mind: Interview with Frank Sennett, Editor-in-Chief, Time Out Chicago

Tweet Probably 90% of you have either heard of or subscribe to Time Out. For those of you new to the scene, I’ll sum up: it covers the latest happenings in over 30 cities from New York to Sydney to Bucharest and its simply brilliant, digestible morsels of curated local activity suggestions can make any [...]

October 11, 2011 CONTINUE READING →