Allluvnoluv: Bay Area Filmmaker Talks Short Films & More

Nolan Gonzales, hailing from San Jose, CA, began filmmaking by picking up his dad’s camcorder and documenting his family vacations. Gonzales, known by his artist name, Allluvnoluv, has since taught himself technical filmmaking and editing skills and has created two short films along with other small projects. In January, I spoke with Nolan about hisContinue reading “Allluvnoluv: Bay Area Filmmaker Talks Short Films & More”

A Guy and a Bat Walk Into a Bar: A Valentine’s Day Short Story

Night falls and the waves crash against the shore in the distance. It’s Julian’s last day on his business trip, but he can’t seem to find his wallet, which includes not only his credit cards but also his plane ticket back home— rookie mistake. It’s his first business trip flying solo, and he already screwedContinue reading “A Guy and a Bat Walk Into a Bar: A Valentine’s Day Short Story”

Monet Dating: How Gen Z is Redefining Dating App Culture

We’ve all had our respective quarantine activities: baking, crocheting, watching TV and movies. For current gap-year student, Joanna Shan, it was coding and creating a dating app. This past summer, Joanna and her high school friends and now co-founders, Daniel, Jonathan, and Marc, came up with the idea of making a dating app: Monet Dating.Continue reading “Monet Dating: How Gen Z is Redefining Dating App Culture”