“The Movie ‘House Party’ Changed My Life:” TDQ Q&A With Dancer Michael Silas, Part 2

Michael Silas (with Lady Gaga)

I don’t know about you, but when this illustrator looks upon this picture of Michael Silas and Lady Gaga he thinks to himself, “I need to find some cooler friends.”

TDQ: Who are your influences?

Silas: God, my parents, Eckhart Tolle, Vincent Herbert, Lady Gaga, Laurieann Gibson, Brian Friedman, Thomas Edison and my fellow German Albert Einstien.

TDQ: What was the first concert you ever saw?

Silas: In person was ‘Nysnc “No Strings Attached” in concert via TV, Janet Jackson.

TDQ: What was your first paying dancing gig?

Silas: Motown Dancing In The Streets…actually sorry, I used to back up dance for drag queens for pageants so that was my first paid gig.
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“I Was In Love With Patrick Dempsey When He Was A Gawky Teenager:” A TDQ Q&A With Actress/Dancer/Singer/Writer Danielle Bouloy

Danielle BouloyThis week we chat with actress/singer/dancer/writer Danielle Bouloy. Danielle spoke to us about her numerous, numerous jobs, her association with FitVentures, her cameo in “The Fire Project,” and not settling in her life or career. Here is this week’s TDQ Q&A with Danielle Bouloy:

The Daily Quarterly: How did you hear about thedailyquarterly.com?

Danielle Bouloy: Same way I hear about all incredibly vital news organizations: Facebook. Some time in the not-so-distant past, I noticed that my handy-dandy Facebook Home Page was slowly becoming cluttered with ubiquitous posts by my childhood friend, Brian DiMaio. That was my first inkling there was a new, hard-hitting news periodical clogging up the interwebs. Continue reading