Author Archives: Willie Pena

Meet Daan Creyghton from Nick’s Top-Rated ‘Hunter Street’

Meet Daan Creyghton from Nick’s Top-Rated ‘Hunter Street’

Daan Creyghton is a Dutch actor who stars as “Sal” in the hit Nickelodeon show, “Hunter Street”. His character is big-hearted nerd whose computer know-how helps the family unravel the mystery of where their foster parents are. “Hunter Street” is one of the top five shows year-to-date with K6-11 across all TV, and just returned… Continue Reading

Watch the first 4 episodes of Step Up: High Water here

Watch the first 4 episodes of Step Up: High Water here

Step Up: High Water is a new series which just debuted on YouTube Red this week. According to the press release: “Starring NE-YO, Naya Rivera and Faizon Love, with music by four-time Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Jason “PooBear” Boyd and “Jingle” Jared Gutstadt, Step Up: High Water focuses on several ambitious young dancers in a contemporary performing arts school in Atlanta. The edgy… Continue Reading

From Mandy Harvey:  5 most important tips for auditioning on AGT (America’s Got Talent)

From Mandy Harvey:  5 most important tips for auditioning on AGT (America’s Got Talent)

You might remember Mandy Harvey, America’s Got Talent season 12 contestant who finished in fourth place despite being deaf. She made such an impression with her voice, story and her ukelele that the normally unfazeable Simon Cowell sent her to the live rounds fast track by pressing the Golden Buzzer. With the final season 13… Continue Reading

Q & A with The Detour’s Ashley Gerasimovich (Season 3 Coming Up!)

Q & A with The Detour’s Ashley Gerasimovich (Season 3 Coming Up!)

Comedic actress Ashley Gerasimovich stars as Delilah Parker, the sassy and sarcastic young teenage daughter to Nate and Robin Parker (Jason Jones & Natalie Zea) on TBS’ The Detour. The show, which just launched its third season, is about a family who’s road trip vacation takes some crazy turns. At only 13 years of age, Ashley… Continue Reading

Gigi Cesare: Actress & Singer Poised to Conquer 2018 and Beyond

Gigi Cesare: Actress & Singer Poised to Conquer 2018 and Beyond

One of the characteristics of a successful artist is “hustle.” Although some actors and musicians seem to become hits overnight, in truth there is a lot of work behind building their careers. This means years of acting and voice lessons, paying one’s dues in small productions, and generally “working it” for the love of the… Continue Reading

Where Does Sexual Education Need to Catch Up?

Where Does Sexual Education Need to Catch Up?

It seems as though everyone vividly remembers how they were taught sexual education in high school. While a few may have had positive learning experiences, it seems the majority had ones that were very short-sighted in being useful. High school classrooms are always awkward for bringing up sensitive subjects, but sexual education should be one… Continue Reading

4 Ways to Get Involved in Your Community

4 Ways to Get Involved in Your Community

One the things you may hear over and over again from your parents and teachers is that you need to be involved in your community. But what does that actually mean? Are you supposed to add another crazy thing to your school, extracurricular, and work commitments? Do they really expect you to balance all of… Continue Reading

Napping Is Healthy For Teens But Why?

Napping Is Healthy For Teens But Why?

It seems teenagers feel tired almost all the time. Waking up early in the morning for school, studying all day long, doing extracurricular activities and hanging out with friends and family can wear anyone out, I know! Plus, the science of sleep says it’s entirely reasonable for the natural sleep patterns to change during adolescence,… Continue Reading