Musings

How I got myself out of a funk one night: Philly edition

A wise man once said “Took my life from negative from positive.” That wise man was Pitbull. He also once said, “Now pump-pu-pump p-p-p-pump it up and back it up like a Tonka truck.” This is not let’s-drag-Pitbull post though, we stan Mr. 305 in this house. But I digress. The purpose of this post…… Continue reading How I got myself out of a funk one night: Philly edition

Artist Interviews & Music

gouda, a combination of the senses

A combination of the senses Joey Heins is a current Drexel University music industry, and, in his words, more importantly a solo artist under the name ‘gouda’. ‘gouda’ is an identity project, as he also releases recipes and food photography, in addition to music. After releasing three experimental ‘prelude’ tracks, he has recently his debut single named after his…… Continue reading gouda, a combination of the senses

Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

The Vulnerability of Starting a Business – Guest Post by Scrunchie Club Founder Alyssa Kaplan

Welcome Alyssa Kaplan, founder of the Scrunchie Club to Positive Publicity! In addition to being a business founder, Alyssa is also an expert brand manager and baker extraordinaire. She’s also been a friend for nearly 10 years, from when we met at Penn State. Alyssa is sharing her nuggets of wisdom of starting your own…… Continue reading The Vulnerability of Starting a Business – Guest Post by Scrunchie Club Founder Alyssa Kaplan

What's on Philadelphia

Rebuilding the Block – Meet the Two Black Women behind the New Nonprofit Giving Back to the Black Community

Rebuild the Block wants everyone to take part in rebuilding, growing and maintaining Black communities across America. Founded by Alexis Akarolo and Zelnnetta Clark, Rebuild the Block strives to help up to 15 businesses a month that are directly affected by COVID-19 and looting destruction as a result of racial injustice. Applicants are processed through…… Continue reading Rebuilding the Block – Meet the Two Black Women behind the New Nonprofit Giving Back to the Black Community

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

Project Atlantic releases new single Neon Lights

Josh Zimmer is a South Jersey based multi-instrumentalist behind the one man band known as Project Atlantic. His new single Neon Lights recently dropped, and he stopped by Positive Publicity to talk about his background, musical inspirations and what’s next for Project Atlantic. You can find Project Atlantic on Instagram, Facebook and Spotify. https://open.spotify.com/artist/2qb9O78ndyxJEilBpRYNbx?si=J3hyOoZ8TQGOoWHb2nLoeQ An Interview with…… Continue reading Project Atlantic releases new single Neon Lights

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

FemFocused: Keeping it cool with Beth Keeping

I heard I’ve got your respect at last, because I went for my dreams and you wish you had done that You’re about to listen to my new summer bop – Cool Kids by British singer/songwriter Beth Keeping, Creating songs that speak about real-life situations, Beth’s honest lyrics and emotive vocals have been garnering attention…… Continue reading FemFocused: Keeping it cool with Beth Keeping

Artist Interviews & Music · Person of Interest & FemFocused Interviews

FemFocused: Trauma Queen Valerie Williams

Welcome Valerie Williams, an independent singer, songwriter and musician who writes, records, and produces music out of her home, inspired by female singer/songwriters like Michelle Branch, Joy Williams, and Sara Bareilles and indie/Americana bands such as The Head and the Heart and Wild Rivers. She recently released her new EP titled Trauma Queen, which features…… Continue reading FemFocused: Trauma Queen Valerie Williams