Amanda Ferris graduated with a 3.5 GPA and a B.A. in English from Wagner College in May of 2009, and has since written for several different websites and magazines.These publications include NearSay.com. New York Family, The Camel Clutch Blog, Silhouette Urban Mind-Body Fitness's official site, and 2Blue Media Group. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching dance, going to museums, reading, and volunteering at the Love Wanted Pet Adoption events in Brooklyn. Amanda is a founding member of the Boulevard Books Creative Wring Group and she can also be seen reading her poetry at the Tom Kane Boulevard Bards Open Mic sessions as well.
Bane’s Freestyle Rap Is Gotham’s Reckoning, Our Delight
YouTuber Auralnauts is at it again with the hilarious Bane spoofs but this time, Gotham's reckoning has turned into a freestyle rapper!
‘Gangnan Style’ Sounds Even Better On Ukelele
While 'Gangnam Style' covers are all the rage on YouTube, these two creative young women have taken Psy's hit and put their own unique spin on the song. Instead of the usual flashmob and eye-catching costumes, the two young women picked up a guitar and -- strangely enough -- a ukelele to turn the sn…
‘Reading Rainbow’ Gets Awesome YouTube Remix
Hundreds of children have grown up watching LeVar Burton on the PBS show 'Reading Rainbow' and learned to love reading, thanks to Burton's positive teachings. He implored children all across America to read and use their imagination, as it would take them to the heights of the moon an…
Girl Scout Troop Uses Bigfoot to Promote Self-Esteem
With all the peer pressure surrounding young girls today, it can be difficult to foster self-esteem in a society that often demands perfection -- "perfect" hair, "perfect" skin, and so on and so forth. In order to combat this harmful pressure, the Cadette Girl Scout Troop #22052 …
Pinterest Aids in Helping Police Nab Criminals
Never underestimate the power of the internet or its users: it may sound crazy, but the social network Pinterest, aka the place where you can find a cute-sy cashmere sweater and a recipe for caramel fudge brownies, has helped local Pennsylvania police departments catch criminals.