Introducing “Why Don’t You Cry About It?”

Introducing “Why Don’t You Cry About It?”

Sign up for my free weekly newsletter Posts are already live. I've been writing as long as I can remember. From sappy love songs to my first grade crush, to the melancholy poetry of my first heartbreak in sixth grade, pen, paper and I have always meshed. My blog Positive Publicity has existed for seven years now, [...]

FemFocused: Singer/songwriter Kayla Alissa

FemFocused: Singer/songwriter Kayla Alissa

I tell ya, the future of music is safe in the hands of the youth. New York-based pop/blues artist Kayla Alissa is just 16-years-old, and is already making moves. She began singing at a young age and hopes to pursue her music further and show her love for it with everyone else. She also impressively [...]

Person of Interest: Payson Lewis

Person of Interest: Payson Lewis

Philadelphia native and indie-pop musician Payson Lewis is breaking into 2021 swinging with his latest single, Only Yesterday. Only Yesterday is a single about reliving your past painful journeys and learning to accept these experiences to heal and achieve a new normalcy. Payson's indie-pop style and phenomenal vocals are on perfect display with Alex Balderston's driving bass, Rob Humphrey's steady drums, Erik [...]

Cool Philly Bathrooms

Cool Philly Bathrooms

An extremely specific aspect of restaurant dining or going to bars with friends I somewhat miss is the "bathroom report." You know, someone being the first friend to use the bathroom at a bar or restaurant and asking "what's the bathroom situation like?". It's always a pleasure to provide a positive report to the table [...]

Philly Finds Vol. 26

Philly Finds Vol. 26

Hello friends, welcome to a new edition of Philly Finds. I celebrated my birthday last week which, despite not being able to celebrate with karaoke at Fergie's (side note: if you can still handle Zoom hangouts, highly recommend skribbl for a game), was so nice and very special. My boyfriend and I enjoyed an excellent [...]

Pay Attention, puh-lease – In Defense of the Real Housewives

Pay Attention, puh-lease – In Defense of the Real Housewives

This essay originally appeared on the Positive Publicity Patreon. If you like what you’ve read, subscribe to it today!  ❤ As a teen, anytime I heard my parents walking down the basement stairs, I would quickly change the channel before the piercing voice of Teresa Guidice reached their ears. But it was always too late, and [...]