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2WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 EverDeamtofBecominaPinupIfyouhaveeverdreamtofposingasaclassicpinupofthe1950sasultryvixenofthe1930sor40soravampofthe1920sthenhereisyourchanceCelesteGiulianoPhotographyisafullservicestudiowherecustomvintagestyledportraitsarethespecialty.Overthelast6yearsmyteamandIhavetransformedover1000everydaywomanintosexypinupsWeofferthebestqualityandmostprofessionalpinupphotographyavailable.WhetheritsyourrsttimeposingoryouareaproinfrontofthecameraIcanhelpyoufeelcomfortablerelaxedandcondentasyouaretransformedintoaclassypinup.Allpackagesarecompletelycustomizedtocreateuniqueimagesthatreectyouoryourlovedonespersonalityandinterests.Thephotosareaperfectgiftforabirthdayweddinganniversaryorotherspecialoccasions.Theyarealsoafunanduniquewaytodocumentandcelebratemilestonebirthdaysreachingweightlossgoalspregnancypostpregnancyandnewrelationships.Plustheymakeyoufeelsexyandgiveyoutheopportunitytopamperyourselfforaday3WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 4WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 EDITORINCHIEFAlexisNicholsPUBLISHERFrankMonahanARTDIRECTORMeredithHancockDESIGNERJennyRiellyILLUSTRATORDeborahFitzGeraldPHOTOGRAPHERSLauraMurrayKatieJamesF13Photographywww.f13photography.co.ukShaunYenPhotographywww.shaunyenphotography.comONTHECOVERPhotographerLauraMurrayModelPatentPendingcredits...86AnInterviewwithPatentPendingsFrontmanJOERAGOSTAWomantoWatchDanielleGilmanTutorialTimeLungeCurlPressMyStoryGeneralHospitalsJeffreyVincentPariseNFLDraftPreview10ALBUMSTHATWILLCHANGEYOURLIFE242031165WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 DanielleGilmanFLiPMagazinesWomantoWatchPhotographybyBobBullard-www.designimagephoto.comPhotographybyBobBullard-www.designimagephoto.com6WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 ModelActressDancer-DanielleGilmanDancingsincetheageof2actingsincetheageof5andmodelingsincetheageof7DanielleGilmanisslowlytakingtheworldbysurprise.Withsupportersleftandrightshehassucceededbeyondherexpectations.Heraccomplishmentshavebroughtherwheresheistodaybutshehassomebigplansaheadofher.FromBostonMAFacebookwww.facebook.comdggilmanTwitterandInstagrammissgilman7WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 IfyoudontyetknowthebandPatentPendingyouaremissingoutThepoppunkbandhailsfromMountSinaiNewYorkandisknownfortheiruniquecatchysongsandentertaininglyrics.TheirsongsrangeinsubjectmatterfromNintendosinfamousMarioBrothersintheirfanfavoritesongHeyMariotothedoucheyguyswealllovetohateintheirsongDouchebaghichclimbedthemusicchartshreealbumsandfteenyearslaterthebandisstrongerthaneverandFLiPMagazinewasluckyenoughtocatchupwiththebandsfrontmanJoeRagostainbetweentoursinAustralia.CheckouthatoesaysabouthismusicalinuencesfavoriteplacestotravelfatherhoodthefutureofPatentPendingandmuchmore.AnInterviewwithPatentPendingsFrontManJoeRagostaBYALEXISNICHOLSHOOAHYBYAEAESHOOAHYLAAAYHOOAHYAnthonyandJoedressedupasMarioandLuigifortheirmusicvideoHeyMario8WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 QHowwouldyoudescribeyoursoundAOursoundhasbeendescribedasaveritablesmorgasbordofeverythingRockpopmo-townhip-hopdanceandparty.Bynaturemusicisanexcitingandcreativething.Tostiethatcreativityandanchorourselvestoonegenrewouldbeboringandwestrivetobeanythingbutboring.QWhoareyourmusicalinfuencesAALLOFITWeloveallmusic.EverythingfromtheBeatlestoGreendayBeachBoystoBeyoncMo-towntohip-hop.Wecanneverhavetoomuchmusictolistentoandlearnfrom.Alloftheseinuencesshinethroughinourrecords.QHowdidyoualllearntoplayDoyouhaveaformalmusiceducationorhaveyoualwaystakennaturallytoitANoneofusareformallytrained.Whenwewerelittlekidswejustknewthatwewantedtodomusic.Someofushadbeenplayingforafewyearsbeforethisbandstartedbutforthemostpartweformedabandandjustlearnedaswewent.Ittookaloooongtimetogetwherewearenowmusicallyandwestillhavealongwaytogobeforeweretrulyhappywithwherewewanttobe.Therstsevenyearsorsowerebasicallyuslearninghowguitarsanddrumswork.QHowaboutformingtheband-howdidthatallcomeaboutAIwasadie-hardhockeyenthusiastandwasplayingontheUSANationalJuniorhockeyteamwhenIbrokemyankleandwassidelinedfromplaying.IwaslosingmymindnotplayingsotokeepmyselffromgoingcrazyIpickedupaguitar.Ifellinlovewithitandhaventlookedbacksince.ThereweretwodrummersinthetownIwasgrowingupin.TheotheronesaidnoandthatshowwewoundupwithAnthonyHahahahahaThatstoryistrue.Luckilyweendedupbeingthebestoffriendsbutinthebeginningitwastheonlyoption.Hahaha.Ilovethat.Marcwasinanotherbandthatweplayedshowswithallthetime.Heoriginallyjoinedupwithusasaguitartechandeventuallyhejustbecametheguitarplayer.Joshwasasimilarstory.Hedoesntplaylivewithusallthetimebuthesstillalargepartoftheprocess.WeusedtotourwithRobandCoreysoldband.Theirvanbrokedownontherstdayofoneofourtourstogether.Theyjumpedinourvanandtheykindofjustneverleft.QWheredoyougetyourinspirationandarethesongsacollaborativeeffortANothingwedoisnormalsoofcoursethewaywemakemusicisjustasweirdasweare.95ofthesongsstartwithme.IdrawinspirationfrommyeverydaylifeobservingmyfriendslivesandwatchingTV.ImluckytonothaveatonofdramainmylifesoInditwhereIcan.IllcomeupwithabasicchordstructureandsomelyricsandmakeTERRIBLE30-seconddemostoformgermsofideas.IllconferwithJoshandwellironoutsomeideasalittlebetterandperiodicallyRobandIwillsitdownanddosomestufftogether.NextIllshowupinNashvilleatWeVolveStudioswherewedoallofourrecordingwithlongtimeproducerandmyprimarywritingpartnerJordanSchmidt.Wesitdownatthebeginningofeachsessionandsiftthrough50-60smallideasandchoosewhichonesexciteusenoughtowanttobringtothemtolife.Wethenlockourselvesawayforweeksandweeksuntilwearehappywiththem.Nosleepplentyofjunkfoodandlotsoflaughing.Itsthebest.QApersonalfavoriteofoursatFLiPisHeyMario.CanyoutellushowthatawesomesongcameaboutAYESWewereplayingashowinGlasgowScotland.AfternishingoneofoursongswithveofusbellowingthelyricsShedontgiveashitaboutmeImadeajokesayingthatsongwaswrittenbyMarioaboutPrincessPeach.Noonelaughed.IwassocertainthatwhatIsaidwasfunnythatIactuallysaidonthemicrophonethatjokewasfunnyandonedayImgoingtoproveittoyouThatswheretheconceptforHeyMariocamefrom.Itstartedbecause1600peopledidntthinkmyjokewasfunny.WehavesincereturnedtoGlasgowmanytimesandasitwouldturnouttheynallythinkitsfunny.MISSIONACCOMPLISHEDQDidyouhaveanyhurdleswithcopyrightforthatsongsinceitfeaturestheinfamousNintendoMarioLuigibrothersALuckilynotyetWeevenmadeasubsequentmoviecalledMarioTheBrickBreakerswhichwasaccompaniedbyasoundtrackcalledMarioTheBrickBreakersGreatestHits.Itactuallywentallthewayto7ontheUKpop-musiccharts.AfterallofthatstillnothingfromthegoodpeopleatNintendo.Wereluckypeople.QWithyourthirdalbumreleasedhowwouldyoudescribetheevolutionofthebandssoundAExcitingIddescribeourprogressionasveryexciting.9WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 Aswelearnmoreaboutsongwritingandhowtoplaywearendingmoreandmoreexcitingwaystoentertainourselveswiththemusic.Myfavoritepartofthewholethingisthatnomatterhowdifferenteachsongsoundseverysingleoneofthemstillsomehowsoundslikeus.Thereisanenergythatgoesalongwitheverythingthatwedoandthatenergyisfun.IthinkthatswhatmakeseachalbumwemakeaPatentPendingalbum.QYouallareknownforyourcloserelationshipwithyourfans.HowdoyoukeepupwiththemandkeepanopenmodeofcommunicationAPeoplecommentonthisveryoften.Tomewerejustliving.Thisbandisourlives.Ourbandexistsbecauseofthepeoplewhosharethismusicwithus.Sowhetherthesepeopleknowitornottheyareapartofourlivesineveryway.Icanhonestlysayweveneverlookedatthepeoplewhogetinvolvedwithourbandasfansoroutsiderstheyreasmuchapartofthisasweare.In2011wewerewritinganalbumandJoshwasabletoputitintowordsthatmadesenseforthersttime.TheyareourSecondFamily.Thatswherethatsongcamefromandthatswherethenameofthiscommunitythatwevebuiltcamefrom.Qwww.patentpendingonline.netseemstobeagreatresourceforyourfanstoconnectandkeepupwithyourwork.DidthebandcreatethatorisitentirelyfanbasedAItsentirelyfanbasedWeretheluckiestguysintheworldThereareseveraldifferentfan-runwebsitesaboutourband.Itssuchacoolfeelingtohavesuchgreatpeoplebelieveinourbandonalevelthatcompelsthemtospendtimemakingwebsitesandoperatingtheminsupportofwhatweredoing.Thatrightthereiswhatthiswholethingisaboutforus.QAnycrazyfanstoriestoshareAHaAfterfourteenyearsyes.Allofwhichwilltakewayyyytoolongforthisinterview.IlltellyouwhatnexttimeyouseeusasktohearthestoryfromFortLauderdaleFloridainvolvingapassportthestatetroopersandarandompersonfreakingoutonecstasy.classic.QYouevenhaveaTattoostabonyourwebsite.IsthatwhereyoufeaturefanstattoosinspiredbythebandAYesWithallthesincerityinmyheartitmeanssomuchtomewhenIseepeoplemakingusapartoftheirlivesforeverintattooform.SeriouslyitslikethegreatestthingeverIwantedtomakesurethattherewasacommonplacewhereeveryonecouldseethedifferentartworkandlyricsthatpeoplehavegottentattooedovertheyears.Itssuchanhonortoseethat.QWeunderstandyouteamedupwithDownritewww.downwrite.comforacustomsongwritingworkshopavailableonline.HowdoesthatworkandhowcanwegetourowncustomsongAYeahIdidItssocoolPeoplecangotothesiteandorderacustomsongForinstancesayyouwantyourownthemesongabouthowawesomeyouareoralovesongforsomeoneorwhateverothertopicyougotothesitesendmeinformationaboutthesubjectandthenIwriteitrecorditandthenitsyourstoenjoyforeverItsbeensomuchfunsofarQInyouryearstogetherasabandyouvedonelotsoftraveling.WhatareyourfavoriteplacestovisitandperformAWetrulyhavefunwhereverwearebutIthinkweallreallyreallylovedbeinginAustralia.QHowdidyoustaysanewithallthosehoursontheroadAPeopleoutsideofourbandhavealwayscommentedonhowwellwegetalongwitheachotherandhowweirdweare.Takingastepbacktothinkaboutittheyreright.Wewerebrokeandtouringinatinyvanforsomanyyearsthatwebecamearealfamily.Dontgetmewrongbeinginabandisthemostfunanyonecanhavebutsometimesbeinginabandisreallydifcult.Youreconstantlyawayfromyourfamilyyourealwaysinahigh-pressuresituationandyoureoverworkedandneverpaid.Youhavetomakeachoice.YoucanletallofthatbullshitgettoyouoryoucanhavefunWeobviouslychosethelatter.AtPatentPendingourglassisnthalffullitsoverowing.Ithinkthatoptimismandthefriendshipsthatwehavewitheachotherhelpkeepussaneoutontheroad.QTheSpiceGirlseachhadaspicenicknamesportysexybabyetc..WhichroledoyouthinkeachofyouwouldfllinyourbandAWeusuallyusethebizarrefamilycomparison.MomJoeDadAnthonyOldestopinionatedsonMarcMis-understoodmiddlechildRobTheyoungestchildthateveryonelovesCoreyTheultra-coolneighborwithapoolJosh10WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 QThebandrecentlytouredAustralianowasapartoftheSoundwaveFestival.WhoareyouperformingwithASoundwaveFestivalwasabsolutelyincredibleThecrowdswerephenomenalandtheoverallreceptionwasinsaneItwassuchacooltourbecauseallofthebandsweretogethertheentiretime.SomanyawesomebandsonthefestivalthisyearNewFoundGloryTheAquabatsGerardWayBaysideSteelPantherFallOutBoy...Thelistgoesonandon.QWhenyouperformhowdoyoupicktheorderofyoursetsAForthemostpartweliketomakesurethatnotwoshowsareexactlythesame.Whenitcomestimetomakethesetlistweusuallyjusttrytopickthesongswiththehighestenergythatwillmakepeoplegonutsandhavethemostfunduringtheshow.QIfyouasabandcouldcollaboratewithanyoneintheindustrywhowoulditbeandwhyAThisanswerwillchangedailySeriouslyaskmetomorrowandIllthinkofsomeoneelsetoaddtothemix.TodayIdhavetosaythatIwouldlovetocollaboratewithSaraBareilles.IknowthatmightnotbeananswerthatpeoplewouldexpectoutofmebutsheisjustsuchanincrediblesongwriteraphenomenalperformerandaccordingtoherInstagramarealclown.Ithinkwedwriteawesomesongstogether.QWeunderstandyouverecentlybecomeanewfather.AnyotherPatentPendingbabiesonthewayHowdoyoubalanceworkandyourpersonallifeAIdidjustbecameadadItstheabsolutegreatestthingthatshappenedtomesinceImetmywifeAttheriskofsoundingcheesythesehavebeentheabsolutegreatestdaysofmylife.ImgoingtocondentlysaythattherearenootherPatentPendingbabiesonthewayanytimesoon.IcantspeakfortheotherguysonthisbutIknowformebalancinghomelifeandmusiclifeisthemostdifcultthingforme.Ihatebeingawayfrommyfamily.Ihateitsomuch.Ialsoloveplayingrockshows.ImluckyenoughtohavebothfamilyandmusicinmylifesoIcantcomplain.IcanhonestlysaythatIamanxiouslyawaitingtheinventionofteleportationdevices.IfIcouldplayarockshowandrecordeverydayofmylifeandstilleatdinnerwithmyfamilyeverysinglenightIdhaveitall.UntilsuchadeviceexiststhekeyisrememberingthatnomatterwhatartIwanttomakeitwillneverbeasimportantasmyfamily.Thatswhatsmadethisbalanceworkforthislong.QHowcanourreaderskeepupwithyouAAllofourusernamesonInstagramTwitterandwhateverelsearejoependinganthonypendingmarcpendingrobpendingcoreypendingandjoshpending.CheckusoutonFacebookandmakesuretolookoutfornewreleasesvideosandnonsenseonourwebsitepatentpendingmusic.com.QWhatsnextforPatentPendingAWejustgotbackfromAustraliaandwerealreadybackdowninNashvilleworkinginthestudioonanewreleaseNoinfoyetonwhentoexpectitbutthesongswevebeenworkingonarefeelinggreatWellbebackintheUKinMayforSlamDunkFestivalandwellhavesomeadditionalshowandtouringannouncementssoonYoucankeepupwithallthemadnessatpatentpendingmusic.com.PatentPendingfromlefttorightRobFelicettiAnthonyMingoiaJoeRagostaCoreyDeVincenzoandMarcKantor11WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 TiredoftryingtobalanceeatingholisticfoodsthataregoodforyouwithfoodsthatactuallyhelpyougainmuscleHerearesomesnacksthatcontributetoyouroverallwellnessandyourneedtogainthemuscleyouwantandloveatthesametime.1.FruitFruitisnotonlynaturalenergyforyourworkoutsbutitalsocontainsberandaminoacidswhichareimportanttocutdownyoursugarlevelsandprovideyouwithrawveganprotein.Inrealityalotofpeopleassumethatproteiniswhatyouarelookingforbuttherealenzymesthathelpbuildmusclearefoundintheaminoacids.Fruitspreferablyeatenalonebefore20-30minutesoraftermeals2hoursareagreatsnackthatarenotonlyhealthybutalsosupportiveofyourtnessgoals3.HummusGarbanzobeansareagreatformofveganproteinandareusedinmostsupplementsthatcontainsoyprotein.Itisimportanttonotethatbeansarehighonthelistforvegetarianproteinbutsincebeansarenothighlyconsideredasasnackwehaveselectedgarbanzobeansforthisarticlebecausetheyareusedtomakehummus.4.GuacamolewithlowsodiumAvocadosareconsideredtobeahealthyfat.Whiletheymaybethelowestinproteinonthelisttheyarestillaveryhealthyalternativetoanyhighsaturatedfatyoundanywhereelse.Miupyourfavoriteguacamolebesuretogolightonthesaltandenjoythissnackatanytimeoftheday.ByMelodyones2.OrganicapplesaucewithorganiccinnamonApplestintonumberabovesoyoualreadyknowthebenetofeatingfruit.Butaddinginthecinnamontakesitupanotch.Cinnamonisgreatforalotofthingsbutinregardstoyourquesttogainmuscleitservesasacatalysttorelievesoremusclesandreduceinammation.Thisisimportantformusclerecoverybeforeyouheadouttoyournetworkout.HolisticSnacksthatHelpBuildMuscle12WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 5.SweetpotatoesbakedwithalmondbutterontopBakedSweetPotatoesarealow-caloriewaytosupportthegrowthofleanmuscle.Theyareastapleinthedietofmanybodybuildersbecausewhiletheyareastarchtheystillprovideproteininahealthyway.Steerawayfromsweetpotatofriesandleantowardsafreshbakedsweetpotato.Addsomealmondbutterontopforetranutrientsandavor.6.SmoothiesSmoothiescanbetrickybecausetherearetwowaystomakethemveryhealthyorterribleforyou.Addingsherbetandprocessedsugarscanbedetrimentalonyourjourneytobuildingmusclebutasmoothiedonetherightwaycanprovideyouwithasubstantialamountofprotein.StartwithabaseofGreekorcoconutyogurtveganalternativeandaddinsomekaleandfrozenfruits.Thentopitowiththeproteinpowderofyourchoiceblendwithiceandcreateasmoothiethatisanutritionalpowerhouse..OrganicPopcorndrizzledwithaoilhempseedsandseasaltThisisoneofmyfavoritesnacksbecauseittastesamazingyetitisstilllightandhealthyforyou.Flaoilisverynourishingandhelpstoreplenishyourbodytogiveyoustamina.Italsocontainsproteinandhealingproperties.Hempseedsarehighlyusedinvegandietsasaplantbasedprotein.Theyarealsoawesometoaddintoyoursmoothiesorcookedmeals.8.Celerywithnutbutters-almondpumpkinwalnutWhilecelerycontainsvirtuallynocaloriesitishighinnutrients.Thisveggiecanstabilizebloodsugarandevencleanseyourblood.Thisisaperfectproteinsnackfordiabeticsoranyonewhoiswatchingtheirsugarintake.Nutbutterscontaincopiousamountsofproteinandarealsodeliciousoncelery.Whilealmondbuttermaybethehighestinproteinyoucanswitchitupandenjoyallofthesedierenttypeswithnoguilt.Trytoremembertobuyrawandorganicwhenyoucanthiswayyougettheunalteredversionwiththemostnutrients.Feelfreetoplayaroundwiththesesnacksandmithingsupforawaytokeepyoursnacksfromgettingboring.Foreampleaddalmondbutterintoyoursmoothiessometimesortopyoursweetpotatoowithcinnamon.Thebestwaytostayontopofyourhealthyregimenistoswitchitup.iththislistyoucanincorporatedierentsnacksdaily.HavefunwithitandwhateveryoudodontuitMelodyonesisalupussurvivorturnedentrepreneurbloggerandorganicbrandconsultant.AfterbeingdiagnosedwithLupusat17shesethersightsoneducatingherselfandndingthebestwaytocopewiththedisease.Whatshefoundwasmorethanawaytocopebutawaytothriveandlivehappily.Throughherholisticlifestylechangesthatincludedjuicingandmakingcleansinganddetoingapartofherpermanentlifestyleshehasfoundapassionforeducatingothersonndingtheirownwaytolivingahealthyandhappylife.Sheteachesherclientstheartofcreatingtheirownauthenticdietandlifestyle.Hercustomjuicecleansesandmealplansareinhighdemandandshetakesjoyinhelpingpeopleepandtheirpersonalconnectionwiththemselvesandwhattheychoosetoputintheirbodies.TolearnmoreaboutMelodyandherworkcheckoutherwebsiteatwww.thelifedeto.com13WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 14WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 Shesgorgeoussexyfunnyandsherocksyourworld.Exceptshelivesinsertnumbermilesaway.SowhatnowHerearefourthingsthatyoushouldconsiderbeforeenteringintoalongdistancerelationshiporbetteryetANYrelationship.DoyouhavetopencilherinItsdifculttomaintainalongdistancerelationshipwhenbothpartiesrunonentirelydifferentschedules.Doyouworkaneighty-hourworkweekwhilesherunsablogfromhomeforhalfthedayIfsowhatyouneedisintimatecompanionshipnotarelationship.Truthisshesgoingtoneedsomeonewithtimetosparetogoexploringandyouneedsomeonetocomehometoandrelievethestressofalongworkday.Atbestyoullbeabletoventyourproblemsvocallytoherbutweallknowyoureamanandamanhasneeds.InalongdistancerelationshipyourecominghometoanemptyhouseandifthatsnotthecasethenyouareNOTreadyforarelationship-period.AlexandraKayWilliamsisalifestylejournalistandadrenalinejunkie.AlthoughshespendsmostofherweekendsatthebeachorhikinginthemountainsonasloweeendyoullprobablyndherithapizzaandbeerbingewatchingHBO.ByAlexandraKayWilliamsLongDistanceRelationships...IsitworthitHowlongcanyoukeepthisupforLongdistancecannotbeapermanentsituation.LetssayshelivesinLondonandyouliveinNYC.DoyouseeyourselfaskingforacuppaanytimesoonordoesshewanttoshopforNYCloftsnextsummerInlongdistancerelationshipsyoualsondyourselfasingaboutmarriageandchildrenalotsoonerthanexpected.Youcantraiseafamilyhalftheyearinoneplaceandtheotherhalfinanother.Noendgoalnorelationship.HowlonghaveyoubeentogetherDidyoumeetthisgirllastnightChancesareyouguysarenotgoingtomakeit.AnyonecanbeniceforaweekamonthbuttryacoupleofyearsUnlessyouvereallyhadachancetogettoknowsomeonethereisnothingthattiesyoutwotogether.Nowsayyouvebeentogetherforayearandoneofyouneedstotakeajoboutofthecountryforaperiodoftime.Youcanmakethatworkgiventhatyouhavetheendgoalinplace.CanyouseeyourselfwithanyoneelseThisonereallyappliestoanyrelationship.Ifyoucanimagineyourselfwithanyoneelsethenthismightnotbearelationshipthatyouwanttoputeffortinto.Longdistancetakesworkandyoullneedtobeabletoresisttemptation.GirlswillbemoreattractedtoyouBECAUSEyouareunavailable.Ifyoucanseealifewithoutherthenbyallmeansletherknowandlethergo.PersonallyIvebeeninafunctionalandlovinglongdistancerelationshipfortwoyears.HoweverwecanmaintainthisstrugglebecausewebothkeepourselvesequallybusywhilestillprioritizingtimeforphonecallsandFacetime.Weconstantlytraveltoseeoneanotherandplantomoveintogetherbytheendofnextyear.Icouldntimaginealifewithouthim.IhavenorighttotellyouwhetheryoushouldbewithsomeoneornotbutIhighlyrecommendthatyoutakeastepbackandconsiderthesequestions.Longdistanceishardanditsworkingtowardsagreatercommitment.Ifyourelookingforcommitmentfreecompanyandsexitllbeeasiertondatthelocalbar.15WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 Weallgrewupwithasoundtracktoourlife.Itsunavoidable.EvenifyouhadstrictparentswhodidntletyoulistentoanythingexplicitortoomatureasakidlikemeyoustillwereexposedtosomesortofmusicevenifitwasonlySesameStreetorMr.Rogers.Mostofusremembersomesortofsongthatbringsusbacktotherstmomentehearditndmostofusassociatesomeimportantmomentlieabreauporarstissithasongthatwasplayinginthebackgroundsettingthemoodforthatsceneinourlife.FormeitstartedwithsongsfrommusicalslikeTheSoundofMusicandMaryPoppinsmymomreallymustvelikedJulieAndrews.AnytimeIhearSoLongFarewellittakesmebacktosweetmomentswithmymomplayingthemelodyonthexylophoneandmesingingitbacktoher.EvensongsaboutpracticingonSesameStreetmoldedmeandtaughtmetheimportanceofputtinginhoursofpracticetogetbetteratanythingIwantedtomaster.Itsamazinghowasongsmessagecanstaywithyoufortherestofyourlife.OneofthebestfeelingsintheworldislisteningtotheradioorPandoraandoneofyourfavoritesongspopson.Whetheritsanewfavoritesongoranoldietheyevokeanostalgicshotofendorphinstothebrainthatimmediatelymakeyoufeelgood.Andevenifthesongisassociatedwithasadmemoryitstillmakesyoufeel.albumsthatwillchangeyourlife10ByFeliceLaZae16WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 WhenIwasakidmymomandIhadacross-generationalnostalgicmusicalmoment.LaurynHillandtheFugeeshadjustcomeoutwiththeirrenditionofKillingMeSoftly.Formebeingakidthesongwasbrandnewtomebutmymomimmediatelywastakenbacktotheoriginal70sversionbyRobertaFlack.Shetoldmeawholestoryabouthowsheandhersisterthoughtthelyricinthehookwasstrummingmyfaceinsteadofstrummingmypain.ItwasntuntilshewasanadultthatsherealizedshewaswrongButIcouldtellbythetoneofhervoicehowhappythatmemoryofsharingmusicwithhersistermadeherfeel.Ibecameobsessedwiththenewversionofthesongandsingingalongtoitbecameamemoryformeofdiscoveringmyvoice.IremembermymomsfriendheardmesingingalongtoitinthecarandmentionedtomymomhatabeautifulvoiceIhadItasthersttimeIreallybecameawarethatIhadarealtalentforsinging.AndnowyearslaterImstillsinging.TalkaboutasongchangingyourlifeSonowwegetdowntomylistof10albumsthatwillchangeyourlife.Whatadauntingtaskthiswastoputtogethersuchasmalllistofincrediblyimportantalbums.Icouldliterallyputtogetheralistof100albumsandIwouldstillbenarrowingdownmychoices.Lifechangingalbumsarelifechangingforsomanydifferentreasons.IlistedafewlifeexperiencesthatmadethesongsImentionedearlierlifechangingbutthereareotherreasonsanalbumcanchangeyourlife.Sometimesanalbumopensyouuptoanewstyleofmusic.Sometimesanalbumlistenedtoasaidhelpsdeneyourpersonalityandhogrouptobesamusicianaspecialalbumcaninuencewhoyouareasanartist.Andevenifyourenotamusicianagreatalbumcaninspireyouinwhatevermediumyouwork.usicissuchauniversalinuenceromatterhatyoudoorwhereyouliveitcantouchyouchangeyouhelpyougrowasapersonandevenhelpyoudiscoverpartsofyourselfyouneverknewexisted.SohowdoInarrowdownalistoflifechangingalbumswhentherearesomanyimportantonestolistWellIdecidedtoputtogetheralistofdiversegenresacrossseveraldecadesthatillchangeyourlifeImdenitelynotcallingthisthedenitivelistbecausethatouldmaemealiarbutthisisagreatstarterlistofgreatalbumsthatwillorhopefullyalreadyhavechangedyourlife.Ithinkitsimportanttoexposeyourselftomanydifferentkindsofmusicbecauseyouneverknowwhatyouregoingtolieuntilyouvetrieditsothislistisnotgenrespecichisisaneclecticlistoflifechangingalbumsthatwillopenyouuptoanewworldofmusicorhelpyourevisitmusicyouhaventlistenedtoinawhile.SomeofthesealbumswereaddedbecauseIfelttheyreallyrepresentedtheirgenrewellandsomeofthesealbumswereaddedbecausetheywerepivotalinchangingmusicasweknowit.AlotoftheartistswhocreatedthesealbumsarejustextraordinarysongwritersandmebeingasongwritermyselfIamalwaysasuckerforagoodlyricorwell-composedmelody.Eitherwaysitbackrelaxandenjoythemusicallyexplorativeridethesetenalbumswilltakeyouonmentallyphysicallyandemotionally.10AlbumsThatWillChangeYourLife1.LaurynHill-TheMiseducationofLaurynHill2.LedZeppelin-LedZeppelinIV3.MichaelJackson-Thriller4.Nirvana-SmellsLikeTeenSpirit5.TheBeatles-TheWhiteAlbum6.Adele-217.EricB.Rakim-PaidInFull8.ArethaFranklin-INeverLovedAManTheWayILoveYou9.BobDylan-BloodOnTheTracks10.FionaAppleTidalFeliceLaZaeisasingersongwriterlivinginLosAngelesCA.Shesworkedinmanyfacetsofthemusicindustryfromaudioengineeringtovocalcoaching.Herlyricdrivenmusicisamixofbluesyrockwithagooddoseofsoul.TocheckoutanddownloadhernewGiveItAwayEPgotoherwebsiteatwww.FeliceLaZae.com.17WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 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MyStoryActorandPainterGeneralHospitalsJefreyVincentPariseBySusannahC.HicksIouldnditveryhardtobelievethatanyonecouldforgettheirrstencounterithactorandartisteffreyincentParise.Icertainlyhavent.Itsimpossibleformetobelievethatanyonecouldescapehisexoticfeaturesintoxicatingcharmorhisgreattalent.HowevertherealimpressionthatIcouldnotescapewasthewooingofhisartistssoulasoulsogenerousinspiritsowarmsocompassionatesoopenandsorichinkindnessthatoneiseventuallypulledin.AsafriendhavingaconversationwithPariseismuchlikeawarmhugfromawisecounselorapropheticsageorsimplyabrotherofsorts.ImeteffreyincentariseseveralyearsagoinanactingclassinLosAngeles.IremembertheverymomentIwalkedintohiscentury-oldapartmentbuildingonGardnerStreet.Itwasaformerhorsestablewhichhadbeenpreviouslyconvertedintonarrowshotgun-liketwo-storyapartmentsnestledbehindalargercomplex.Irecalltheredcarpetthewhitewallsthemetalstaircasewiththefartoosteepstairsandthepaintings...thepaintings.AsintoxicatingasParisehimselfisheseemedtofadeandIwastakeninbythepiecesofartthatlinednearlyeveryinchofwall-space.ImsureIaskedabouteachpiecebetweenthemomentsofsilenceasItookintheenergyandstorybehindeachworkofart.ThatdayseemslikealifetimeagoanditisinmanywaysforParise.Alothashappenedinthoseveplusyearsoffriendshiplothasbeencreatedalothasdiedandcertainlyalothasbeenre-birthedarisehasoedinandoutofmyorldlieaarmfamiliarriver-thewaygoodfriendscanleavingbehindthescentandeaseofknown-nessandthefeelingoffamily.TodayariseosinandoutofhundredsofthousandsofhomeseachweeknotsomuchasafriendbutratherastheinfamoushitmanTheManBehindtheCreations20WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 CarlosRiveraonABCsclassicsoapoperaGeneralHospital.espitehischaracterencapsulatingthedenitionofdangerParisesRiverahaswonGHfansheartswithhisstunninglooksdevotiontohisformerladyanddeviouslycharmingbehaviorsincehisrstappearanceonthesoapineptemberof2013.hougheffreyincentarisethemancouldnotbefurtherfromdangerousordeviousheisinfactbrilliant.Therestrulynootherordtodenehistalentbothasanactorandanartist.IamcertainhislongrunningstintonGeneralHospitalisnotbychancebutratherablendingofhisbrillianceandhisinspiringdedicationtohiscraftasanactor.OvertheyearsIhaveseenfartoomanypeoplesilencedbyhisperformancesorstandinstunnedadmirationofhisartworktobelievethatIambiasedinmyopinionofhiswork.Towatchhimactislikewatchingsomeonechannelanotherbeing.Hedivesintoeachcharacterheplayswithpassionateabandonanddedicationrarelytappedintoinourinstantgraticationcelebritylovingrealitysaturatedorldoatchhimactisatchingamaninperfectalignmentwithhistalent.ThattalentmixedwiththeunwillingnesstoinvestnothingbuteverythingiswhathasconsistentlypushedpulledandliftedParisetowhereheistoday.Hesatthetopofhisgameandinthemidstofarealitythatisfullpoeticanddynamic.Bornandraisedintheratherun-exoticbutsolidlymid-westernIndianaeffreyincentariseschildhoodasseeminglyrightoutofaormanocellpaintingsayftyyearslateHischildhoodwassomewhatidyllicthetypeofchildhoodyouwantyourchildrentohaveorratherwishedyoudhavehad-twoparentsthatlovednotonlyhimandhisbrotherbutalsoeachotherinadeeplycommittedway.AswespokeJeffrecountedabeautifuljewelofwisdomofferedbyhismotheroncetohimafteradifcultbreauphepromisedouillloveagainbutformeIhaveonlyeverlovedonemanyourfather.Parisesparentswerehighschoolsweetheartsandgrewuptogetherashighschoolsweetheartsdo.Fromchildhoodtoadulthoodtoparenthoodtheycreatedalovestrongenoughandsoprofoundinitssimplicitythatitcreatedtheperfectfoundationarock-solidstabilityandsafetythatallowedtheirsonstoyAsachildParisewasadmittedlyverymischievouswiththeattentionspanofawildbucksomethingthathisteachersfoundgreatlydistractingandoccasionallyinfuriating.SchoolwasindeedchallengingfortheyoungParise.Alltoooftenhefoundhimselfunabletofocusonthelessonsathandandratherwasabsorbedbytheimageslightandmovementjustpastthewindowpane.WhennotinschoolParisesoakeduptheoutdoors.ThoughhisfamilylivedinthesuburbstheIndianasuburbswereverydifferentfromthesuburbsofLosAngeleswherePariselivestoday.Indianaofferedampleroomforaboytobefreeearbyeldsoodsandcreeswereparadisefortheyoungboy.Parisespenthisfree-timecatchingsnakesturtlesandothercreatures.Thoughhishomelifeandoutofschoolhourswerefullofinnocenceandwholesomehappinesslifeatschoolwasreachingabreakingpoint.HiscontinueddisruptionsandincreasinglackoffocusledtheelementaryschooladministrationtoplacethefourthgradePariseinaspecialeducationclassforemotionallydisturbedanddisabledstudents.Withinayeartheschoolquicklylearnedtherewasnoneedtohavesuchaboyinspecialeducation.HoweverforParisesnine-year-oldselfitledtoabitofanexistentialcrisis.Realizingonedaythattheseotherstudentsreallyneededtobeinthisclasshewasunabletofullyconvincehimselfthathedidntneedtobethere.HoweverdespitetheemotionalturmoilofsuchalifecrisisatageninethatyearprovidedParisewithsomethingcompletelyunexpectedfreedom.Parisehaddiscoveredafreedomfromthetightly-oundmericanneedtotperfectlyintosocialnormsAneventthatcouldhavepossiblydestroyedasensitiveboysself-esteemendedupbeingsomethingthatinsomerespectsbegantoshapetheman.ParisecreditshisparentsJereyPariseasCarlosRiveraonGeneralHospitalJereysBookADecadeofPaintingsfeaturinghisself-portraitonthecover.21WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 TheloveofartcameearlyonforPariseasachildhespenthoursdrawing-thatartistryandabilitylivedinsideofhimsomewhereinhisDNA.forhisextraordinaryresiliencethetypeofresiliencethatsurpassedthenaturalresilienceinherentinmostchildren.Hisearlystrengthandextremeresiliencecouldnothavebeensopowerfulhaditnotbeenfortheparentsorrathertheteamthatraisedhim.Theirgoalwasbeautifullysimple-getmarriedandraiseafamily.Inrealitythereistrulynothingmoreprofoundthantwopeoplecomingtogetherasoneandcreatingafamily.BothofParisesparentsworkedfull-timejobsinordertokeepthefamilyoffourabovewater.HismotherworkedattheIndianaStateSenateassecretarytotheSpeakeroftheHouse.Hisfathersoldelectricalequipmentoutofavanatravelingsalesmanofsorts.Laterhewentontomanagethewarehouseforthesamecompany.EachparenthadastrongimpactonPariseandthetrajectoryofhislife.Wordsofwisdomregardingjobandcareercamestraightfromhisfather.OntheroadwithyoungPariseonedayhisfathernoticedtheboyseemedboredwiththetravelingsalesmanadventure.Withoutmissingabeatandwithoutanounceofnegativityhisfatherofferedaveryclearverycleanpieceofadvice.HesaidMakesureyouhaveajobyoulove.IndeedinmanywaysthatpieceofadvicehascarriedParisetowhereheistoday.AswespokeInoticedthatnotonlyhasParisebeenseekingtofollowhisfatherswisdomsincethatdayhehasindeedbeenseekingtorecreatethesolidbeautifulrhythmicloveoffamilythroughhisartbothactingandpainting.TheloveofartcameearlyonforPariseasachildhespenthoursdrawing-thatartistryandabilitylivedinsideofhimsomewhereinhisDNA.Artwasapartofhimlongbeforeitbecameaprofession.Theloveofactingcameinhighschoolheremanypeoplenditelovedtheclosecommunityofactorsandthebondthatscreatedwhenartisbeingcreatedtogether.Onceherealizedpeopledidthisforalivinghewassold.AftertwoandhalfyearsatBallStateUniversityParisepackeduphiscarandwith700.00inhispocketeversocinematicallymadehisaytoosngeleserstlandedwithacollegefriendsparentsbutwithintwomonthshehadanapartmentanagentandadayobhoserstfeyearseredifcultastherealityoflifesituationsofferedmuchlessthanheexpected.Parisehaditinhismindthathewouldbegintoworkimmediatelyandhewouldbeonhisway.Whilethetrajectorywasabitslowerandnotsolineartheactingworkdidindeedcome.SomeofitwasinspiringwhileotherjobswerenotsosoulfulllingbutdenitelypracticalAshecontinuedtoworkandashedivedintoindependentlmshefoundacommunityofartistsandactorsthatsoonbecamehiswest-coastfamily.Theirdevotiontoartratherthancommercialismhelpedarisendhisvoiceandgroundingasanactorhoserstyearsinosngelesariseadmitsthathefeltasifhewaswaitingtolive.Howeverthecommunityoffriendsandartistshecameacrosshelpedtobuildinhimtheabilitytoliveinthewaitingandthewaitingquicklybecametheliving.ytentyveariseasconsistentlyoringasanactorSomuchsothatononeparticulardayhefoundhimselfgoingfromhisseriesregulargigonthetelevisionshowCupidthencrossingtownmiddaytomakehiscalltimeforhisgueststaringOftheEarthWhoSeektheSkies24x48acrylicoiloncanvas201322WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 roleonthetelevisionshowTurks.Hiscreditsasanactoraretoonumeroustocount.FromtheleadingmantovillainfromindependentlmstotelevisionhisrangeisexpansivehoughParisehashadleantimescertainlytheroadtowhereheistodayasanactorisaroadmostpeoplemostactorswouldgivetheirrightarmtotravel.Itisnotatallbychanceheiswhereheis.Hisdedicationtohiscraftasanactorisunparalleled.AperfectexampleofhisworkethicParisetraveledtoPuertoRicoonhisowndimetohisGeneralHospitalcharacterCarlosRiverashomelandinordertostudyandunderstandtheculturetheaccentandtobearoundthepeoplethathischaracterwouldhavecomeincontactithonadailybasisItisthatsacricethatdesireandthatneedtogobeyondwhatissimplynecessityandtocreateart.Amancanbuildahouseforshelteroramancanbuildahouseforshelterandbeautyandturnitintoapieceofart.Thatsjustonestory.AswespokePariseshareddozensofstoriessomeextremeandyetsotellingoftheartisthimselfalwayssearchingandreachingformore.Asavisualartisthisdesireandreachtocreatesomethingworthyofbeingcalledartparallelshisdedicationtohiscraftasanactor.Parisehaspaintedthroughouthisadultyears.Asavisualartisthisdesireandreachtocreatesomethingworthyofbeingcalledartparallelshisdedicationtohiscraftasanactor.Parisehaspaintedthroughouthisadultyears.HoweveratriptoEuropechangedhimgreatly.AshewalkedthehallsoftheLouvredevouredthepaintingsandbreathedintheworksofthegreatestartistsofalltimehisdesiretopaintinaconsistentandintensewaydeepened.OncehereturnedfromEuropehebegantoexperimentwithhisartinnewwayscreatingcharactersandevenstories.OncehefelthisartwasataplaceorthshoinghehadhisrstopeningtherstofmanyParisespaintingsandprivateshowshavebeenheldinseveralgalleriesthroughoutLosAngelesfromtheHistoricGasCo.LoftstoTheGrooveSpotandmostrecentlytheARTYgalleryindownLosAngeles.Themajorityofhisexhibitionshavebeenindependentproductionsinpop-upspacesandartmusicfestivalsthroughoutCalifornia.AsIresearchedandpreparedforthisinterviewandarticleIagainfellinlovewithhisart.Stylisticallyhispaintingsareuniquelyhisownyetasindividualworkstheyareverydifferent.Eachpieceeachserieshasastoryandlifeofitsown.IhaveaspecialaffectionforhisongoingseriesNakedFamous.Theenergyofeachpiecepullsyouinvokingthefeelingthatyouareinthemidstofastoryoraconversationwithoutwords-aprofoundconnectionbetweenthesubjectandtheartist.AfterspeakingwithPariseabouthismanyserieswelandedonNakedFamous.Hesharedabitabouttheprocessofpaintingpeoplethatareclosetohim.Inthisserieshechoosestopaintpeopleheknowsandsothefeelingthattheartobserverexperiencesasonelooksuponeachpaintingisratherreminiscentofwhatheandthesubjectsexperience.Itisindeedaconversationwithoutwordsitispowerfulitisdeepitsfamilial.ParisesNakedFamousseriesisanongoingcollectionofworkoverthetwelveyearsofthelifeoftheserieshehascreatedlifesizeportraitsofoveronehundredandftysubjectsoneofwhomishisfather.ParisehasthistosayabouttheexperienceofcreatingaportraitofthemanthatcreatedhimPaintingmyDadwasoneofthemoreprofoundpaintingsIhavedone.CreatingsomethingthatreectsthemanhocreatedmeInthepaintingheislookingrightatme.Wehadneverlookedateachotherthatlongwithoutspeakingbefore.Itwasdeeplycomforting.Therewasaneaseinhisgaze.Alltraceofparentaljudgmentgone.Asifhisjobweredone.Helaterwroteaquoteformybooksayingthatitwasinthatexperiencewatchingmepaintthatherealizedhehadraisedanartistforason.AswecontinuedtospeakabouttheexperienceofpaintinghisfatherandhisrathertraditionalupbringingandhisratheruntraditionallifeIcouldnthelpbutrecognizethatPariseperhapsisastraditionalashisfamily.Helovesdeeplyheisferventlycommittedandheisloyalnotonlytothecommunityofartistsandfriendsinhislifebuttohiscraftofactingandtohispainting.Familialindeedinmyopinion-thatsolidfoundationoffamilyinwhichhelivedasaboyhetrulylivesnow.Itjustmaylookslightlydifferentontheoutside.ThereissomuchtosayaboutJeffreyVincentParisefarmorethanthisarticlecancontain.SoIencourageyoutodiscovertheartisthimself.YoucanlearnmoreaboutJeffreyVincentParisebyvisitinghiswebsitewww.jeffreyvincentparise.comSusannahC.HicksisaLosAngelesbasedwriter.HickshaswrittenfornumerousentertainmentandnonprotompaniesincludingSAVN.tv.In2014Hickshour-longteleplayTheummersisterswaslmedonloationinCharlotteorthCarolinaCurrentlyHisisworingtoompleteherrstfulllengthplayTriteandhasseveralotherpilotsandabooofessaysonindevelopment.MgMacrylicoiloncanvas201223WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 TheLungeCurlPressByFitnessTrainerRicardoZaratewww.ricardoadamzarate.comPhotographybyShaunYenwww.shaunyenphotography.comTheLungeCurlPressTheLungehammercurltohammerpressiscomposedofsixmovementsandrequiresasetofdumbbells.STEP1TutorialTimeWorkoutSomeofthemostcommonexcusesIhearfornotgoingtothegymareIdonthaveanytimeorittakestoolong.WellinthisarticleIwillbeeducateyouonwaystotrimandstrengthenyourbodyinthemosttimeefficientwaysevenintheowncomfortofyourhome.Usingjustasetofdumbbellsthisworkoutwilllungecurlandpressyourightintoshape.Adumbbelllungecurltopressisaphenomenalexercisetohelpbuildleanmuscleinthelegsarmsandshoulderswhileincorporatingacoreandbalancecomponent.Thisexerciseisbestusedduringyourtypicallegorfullbodyworkoutinordertoimprovefunctionalstrength.Alotofpeoplefailtorealizethatworkoutsareaboutqualityoverquantity.SodoitrightandgetittightThisworkoutwillalsohelpwhenitcomestogettingthatdeepburninthequickesttimeandgetyougoingaboutyourregularroutine.24WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 STEP4STEP5STEP3STEP21.Stepforwardintoadeeplungeusingeitherfoot.2.Holdthedumbbellswithyourpalmsfacinginwardtowardsyourbody.3.DoabicepcurlwithyourpalmsfacingintowardsyourbodyalsoknownasaHammerbicepcurl4Whileholdingthedumbbellsinplacefromthebicepcurlpressthedumbbellsuptowardstheceilingwhilestillkeepingyourpalmsfacingtowardyourbody.AlsoknownasaHammershoulderpress5.Bringyourhandsbackdowntoyourshoulders.6.Slowlymoveyourhandsbackdowntoyourhips.7.Stepyourfrontlungefootbackandreturntoyourstartingposition.Repeat.25WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 ByTariqKhwajaTKTheTopBenefitsOfHomeownershipInsteadOfBeingARenter26WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 2.TAXDEDUCTIONSThisoneissimple.Youwriteoffthemortgageinterestyoupayeveryyearloweringyourtaxbracketandformanypeopleincreasingtheirtaxreturns.Owningahomemeansyoucangetmoremoneybackonyourreturnsifyouarewritingofftheinterestyoupay.Everyonelikeshavingmoremoney.3.FREEDOMYoucanaccomplishtheAmericandreamturnahouseintoahomeandknowwhatmanyofthegreatpeopleofthiscountryaspiretodo.OWN.For95ofAmericanhomeownerstheirhousesaretheirbiggestpurchaseandtheirbiggestasset.Itbecomesatoolyoucanusetoretirewithborrowmoneyagainstandhaveafamilytoraisein.Yourhomewillappreciate.Unlikewhenyoudriveyournewcaroffthelotyourenotjustgoingtobelosingmoney.Homesingoodareasareworthmoreeveryyearwhileyouremortgagepaymentonafxedrateloandoesntgoup.Youpaytheagreeduponrateuntilyouhavepaidyourhomeoff.1.APPRECIATIONTariqKhwajaTKisan11-yearveteranofthemortgagebusiness.Hewasrecentlynamedonethe2014WhosWhoofChicagoRealEstateandcurrentlylivesintheChicagoarea.TolearnmoreaboutT.K.andhisworkvisithttpchicagoagentmagazine.comcurrent-issuevol-11-2014whos-2014tariq-tk-khwajaandhttpswww.evolvelpo.comtariq-khwaja.Rentingonlymakessenseforthoseofuswhodontknowwheretheywillenduporwheretheywanttobe.Ifyouhaveagreatcareeraspiretohavemanyformsofassetsandknowwhatyouwantoutoflifethenowningahomeisjustrightforyou.Manystatesofferdownpaymentassistanceprogramsandwithmortgageratesathistoriclowsyoushouldinquireastowhatyoucandotomakeadifferenceinyourlifethatwilllastalifetime.27WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 Purchasingacarisonethingbuttradinginavehicleisawholeotherprocess.Butdontfretdoingresearchandaskingthecorrectquestionscanstreamlinetheprocess.Therststepisndingoutthetrade-invalueofyourvehicle.Thequickestandeasiestwaytogetasenseofthevalueofyourvehiclethatyouplanontradinginisonlineresources.KelleyBlueBookwww.kelleybluebook.comisthemostpopularandthemostuserfriendlysoIrecommendstartingthere.Withthatbeingsaiditisimportanttobeasrealisticaspossiblewhentryingtoascertainthevalueofyourvehicle.Manyofusloveourcurrentvehiclessosometimeswethinkthattheymaybeinbettershapethantheyactuallyare.Itpaystobehonestwithyourselfsoyoucanarmyourselfwiththebestinformation.Havingaccuratemileageyearmakeandmodelofyourcarareimperative.IfyourvehiclehasbeeninaccidentinthepastitpaystobeforthrightwiththatinformationasdealerswillbeabletoascertainthiseitherthroughavisualappraisalorbyrunningaCarfaxwhichmostdealersdothesedays.Justasyouaredoingyourduediligencetheydothesameontheirend.OnceyouhaveproperlyenteredallofyourinformationonKBBKelleyBlueBookIrecommendprintingoutthepaperworkandbringingitwithyoutothedealershipalongwithanyotherpertinentpaperworkthatwillkeeptheprocessmovingforwardsuchasanyaccidentreportsyoumayhaveandthetitletothevehiclewhichissomethingthatwillbehandedovertothedealeratthetimeofthetransactionbeingnalized.Itisimportanttorememberthatifthevehicleyouplanontradinginisaleaseorisnancedthenthebankholdsthetitletoyourcarandthedealershipisresponsibleforgettingthetitle.Sometimesyouastheownerwhetherleasedornancedactuallyhavethetitle.Thisvariesfromstatetostatebutitismorecommonthatthebankisinpossessionofthetitle.Ifyoupaidcashforyourcarthenyoushouldhavethetitlesomakesuretobringthatwithyou.ByLauraLeeBotsacosCarBuyingandMaintenanceTrade-Ins28WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 Actor.BusinessWoman.Advocate.AllwordsusedtodescribeLauraLeeBotsacosamulti-talentedactorwriterandproducer.AfteralongandsuccessfulcareerasahighlycovetedcommercialtheaterandtelevisionactorLauraLeeswitchedcareersandforwellover10yearssheownedandoperated2highlysuccessfulcardealerships.Mostrecentlyshehasrededicatedherselftoheroriginalpassionactingandwriting.Onceyougettothedealershiptheywillaskyousomequestionsaboutyourcar.Thisiscalledanappraisal.Somequestionswillbe-whatistheyearmakemodelandwasitinanaccidentAreyoutheoriginalownerandwhatareyouhopingtogetforyourvehicleDonthesitatetotellthemwhatyouarehopingtogetbecauseasfarasthedealerisconcernedyouareprobablytoohigh.Theywillalsoaskforyourkeys-dontbealarmed-theyaremostlikelygoingtotakeyourcarforaquicktestdriveruntheenginecheckthemechanicalaspectscheckthetreadonthetiresandofcoursethephysicalaestheticsofthecar.Asstatedbeforeitwouldbewisetodiscloseanyre-paintingordamagethatmayhaveoccurredasmostdealerscaneithertellbylookingatthecarortouchingtheseamsofthecartofeelforunevennessoruseaninstrumentthatcanmeasurethepaintthicknessandofcourserunningacarfaxwhichtracksallactivityofthecarbythevehicleidenticationnumber.Yourgoalistogetthemostforyourtrade-inandthegoalofthedealeristakeitintotheirinventoryasinexpensivelyaspossiblesoyouarebothcomingfromdifferentobjectives.Thisiswhythemoreinformationandresearchyouhavedonepriorwillpayoff.Irecommendthatwhenthedealergoestophysicallyappraiseyourcaryoufollowthemoutsideandwatchwhattheydo.Itsnotnecessarytogoforaridewiththembutyoumaywanttobetherewhentheyperformyourphysicalinspection.Moreoftenthannottherstoffertheymaketoyouwillbelowerthanyouhadanticipatedsobothofyouaregoingtoneedtohavesomewiggleroom.Yesthedealerwillbasethetrade-invalueonsimilaronlineresourcesbuttheywillalsobaseitonwhatsintheircurrentinventory.Letssayyouaretradingina2001NissanSentraandtheyalreadyhavemultiplesintheirinventory-theymaynotbeaseagertogiveyouallthatyouareaskingfor.WiththisbeingsaiditmaybehooveyoutoresearchthedealersusedcarinventorywhichcanbedonebyperusingtheirwebsiteBEFOREyougetthere.Ialsorecommendthatwheneverpossiblereturntothedealershipwhereyouoriginallypurchasedthecarsincetheywillbefamiliarwiththehistoryofthevehicle.Similartopurchasingacaryouwanttoremainunusteredbythenegotiationofyourtrade-inasmuchaspossible.Doingyourresearchwillbuildyourconfdencemaketheprocesseasierandputyouinastrongerposition.Itsalsoimportanttorememberthatthelessdesperateyouappearthemoreitworkstoyouradvantage.AsIhavesaidbeforedealerssellandtradecarseverydaymostofusbuyortradeacarevery35orsometimesevery10yearsThemoreyouknowaboutyourvehiclethemoreyouknowaboutthedealersinventoryandthemoreconfdantyouarewillprovetobehighlybenefcial.29WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 Ahusbandandwifearetryingtosetupanewpasswordfortheircomputer.ThehusbandputsMypenis.ThewifefallsonthegroundlaughingbecauseonthescreenitsaysError.Notlongenough.Ablondewomanapriestapilotandahighschoolerareallonacrashingplane.Thereareonlyenoughparachutestosavethreeofthem.hepilotisthersttoumpout.Hegrabsaparachuteandsaysmapiloteopleneedmetoyplanesandthenumpsout.heblondeisnettoumpout.Shegrabsaparachuteandsaysyhairwontlookprettyifmdeadandthenumpsout.hepriestthensaystothehighschoolerSoneliedmylifetoitsfullestandamsurelyreadytooinodinheaen.Thehighschoolerhandsaparachutetothepriestandputsanotherparachuteonhimself.ThepriestisshockedandasksthehighschoolerhordWheredidyoundthisetraparachuteThehighschoolerrepliesTheblondeladytookmybackpack30WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 TheNFLDraftbeginsonApril30thandifyouareanythinglikemethenyoureprobablybookingoffyourcalendarearlyfinalizingasnackdrinkmenuandgenerallyavoidinginterruptions.ComeonitstheNFLdraftAreyoureadyBeforewediscussthisdraftclassweneedtotalkabouttheSuperBowlwhatanincrediblegameandnishhatasthebestendingIveeverseeninaSBalthoughthatcouldjustbebecauseIliveinNewEngland.TerribleplaycallattheendandahorriblepassdecisionbyRussellWilson.hirtyvesecondsandonetimeoutleftfromtheyardlineandthatstheplaycallDoesanyonenotthinktheywouldhavescorediftheygaveittoLynchthreetimesAwfulendingforlastyearschamps.AlsoIthinkwecanallputthisBrady-ManningargumenttobednallyabouthoisthebetteromradyisthebesteverandthisisfromsomeonewhowatchedMontanalayarinoanningavreetcesthemostclutchIveeverseen.Montanaisaclosesecondandinthesameclassbutthentheresabigdropofftothenextlevel.Okbacktothedraft.Theresagooddraftclassthisyear.Lotsofgoodpassrushersandlinebackersinthisdraftclassereatievebroendonlmontheplayerswevechattedwiththeirhighschoolandcollegecoacheswevehaddinnerwiththeirfamiliesokwereallyhaventdoneanyofthosebutatleastwealwayshaveanopiniontooffer1.LeonardWilliamsDEUSC65302lbsoNFLCombinenumbers40yarddash4.97secondsVerticaljump29.5Broadjump810Shuttledrill4.53seconds3ConeDrill7.59secondsAnalysisWilliamsisastud.Hasthespeedandsizetodominatefromboththetackleandendpositions.Extremelylightonhisfeetandagilityisrareforaplayerhissize.Isaveryeffectivepassrusherwithavarietyofmovesalongwithbeingexcellentplayingtherun.Williamsstoodoutatthecombinewithhis40-yarddashtimeandbroadjump.Theseshowincredibleathleticismforaguyover300pounds.Goodmotor.Heavyexplosivehandsandpower.Thisguyisaspecialplayerandshouldbeoneofthefirst3picksofftheboard.Thesethreecollegeplayerswillabsolutelysucceedattheprolevel.2015NFLDraftPreviewByJaySchuster31WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 2.BrandonScherffOTIowa64319lbsoNFLCombinenumbers40yarddash5.05seconds225lbbenchreps-23AnalysisAtruemauler.ScherffisanoldschoolroadgraderwhoenjoyshittingandrunningthroughDLandLBs.Hesoneofthebestcollegerunblockersthatscoutshaveseeninalongtime.PhysicalblockerwithgreatlegpowertosustainandoverwhelmDL.Realnastydemeanor.Playsangryandtothewhistle.Didntputupincrediblenumbersatthecombinebuthis40-yarddashtimewasverygoodforhissize.HasbeenanIowafootballteamleadereversincebeingnamedoneinhisfreshmanyear.3.JameisWinstonQBFloridaState64235lbsoNFLCombinenumbers40yarddash4.97secondsVerticaljump28.5Broadjump87Shuttledrill4.36seconds3ConeDrill7.16secondsAnalysisWinstonhasbeenaknuckleheadoffofthefieldnodoubtaboutthat.ThethingisonthefieldhesbeendynamicforFSU.NotonlydohiscombinenumbersflyoutatyoubuthesaQBthathasallofthetoolsnecessarytosucceed.Hecangothroughhisrouteprogressionsanddisplaysacannonarmaswellasgoodtoverygoodaccuracyonhisthrows.ExtremelyhighfootballIQandunderstandsthegameextremelywell.PrototypicalNFLQBsize.Hasgreatpocketawareness.Canstepupandawayfrompressurewhilekeepinghiseyesdownfield.Jameishandledhimselfverywellintheteaminterviewsatthecombinewhichwasconsideredaweaknessgoingin.IntheNFLtherearealwaysanumberofgoodcollegeplayerswhoslipthroughthe1stroundcracksandgetpickedlateroninthedraftorgoundraftedcompletely.Fifth-roundpickRichardShermanandsixth-roundpickTomBradyaretwoveryfamousverylate-roundpicksthatcometomind.Bothhavefarexceededtheirdraftexpectationsandaretwooftheverybestplayersinthegame.Whilethosemaybeunrealisticexpectationstotryandachievethetwoplayersbelowshouldhaveverygoodprocareers.1.DukeJohnsonRBMiami59207lbsoNFLCombinenumbers40yarddash4.54secondsVerticaljump33.5Broadjump101AnalysisWhataproductivebackJohnsonwasfortheCaneslastseason.Hepostedanincredibleline1652yardsrushing38receptionsand10TDs.Hecandoitall.DukeisatruethreedownthreatatRB.Eliteburstandagility.Canstoponadimeandthenacceleratebackuptotopspeedquickly.Typicallymakesthefirstdefendermissandhasasecondgearwhenhebreaksfree.Gamechangingspeedandexplosiveness.2.IfoEkpre-OlomuCBOregon59192lbsoNFLCombinenumbersNAduetoinjuryAnalysisEkpre-OlomuhadthepotentialtobethefirstDBtakenoffoftheboardondraftdaypriortohisseverekneeinjuryinDecember.Iftherightteamcomesalongwithpatienceregardinghisrecoverfromtheinjuryhewillbeaseconddaystealinrounds4through7.FastagileandthebestcovercornerinthedraftIfoisveryimpressive.Showsincredibleburstoutofcutsandhastheagilitytostayonareceivership.Playsphysicalwithabitofanastydemeanorandisanexcellenttacklerforhissize.AnunabashedCeltisfanayhusterisBostonbredandraisedandurrentlyresidesustnorthoftheityHeisaProposalanagerforalargeompanyindowntownBostonandgraduatedfromalemtateCollegeinalemAInhisfreetimeaylovesplayingandwathingsportssurprisesurpriseweightliftingandgettinglobberedinbothonopolyandCluebyhisdaughter32WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 BYLEISSOCHAIfyouareasciencectionfanthenyounothenameeneRoddenberry.HeisthevisionarycreatoroftheiconicStarTrekIthasinuencedoursocietyandcultureinprofoundways.NotonlyisitentertainingbutitdealtwithseriousandcontroversialissueshersttimeIatchedanepisodeasithmydad.Hehadgrownupwatchingit.Iwasaboutnineyearsold.IwasmesmerizedandhooedIantedtondouthatinspiredeneRoddenberrytocreateStarTrek.MoreimportantlyIwantedtoknowabouthisvisionofhumanitysfutureandhoitisreectedinStarTrek.ponseeingtelevisionforthersttimeoddenberrycorrectlyestimateditsfuture.Heknewthemediumwouldneedwriters.AlsolmstudiosoulddominatetheindustryStarTreksrsttopilotsweredeemedtoocerebralbythenetworkandrejected.Onceonairitfoundanddevelopedaloyalfanbase.EveryonewasafanfromallalsoflifeieersereenthralledandcaptivatediththeadventuresofCaptainKirkMr.SpockandthecrewoftheUSSEnterprise.RoddenberrywasinspiredbyearlyWesternssuchasWagonTrainandtheGulliversTravelsshow.HeblendedthosewithaspectsoftheHoratioHornblowernovelsandelementsoftheoldBuRodgersandFlashGordonserials.IndeedStarTrekisacombinationoftraveldangerandadventurexplorersbravingthenalfrontierofspaceuchlietheWestwasviewedasadangerousyetexcitingfrontierspaceisavastseaoftheunknownfrontier.AshisreputationgrewRoddenberrywasregardedasavisionary.HespokeabouthumanitysfuturetoNASATheSmithsonianLibraryofCongressgatheringsandattopuniversities.WhatwasRoddenberrysvisionofhumanitysfutureItiseasyforonelookattheEarthofthelate23rdandearly24thcenturiesasunimaginableandunbelievable.Thereisnowarpovertydiseasesufferingracismofanykind.GeneRoddenberrybelieveditwaspossibleforustorealizethepositivefuturehecreated.StarTrekwasanattempttosaythathumanitywillreachmaturityandwisdomonthedayitbeginsnotjusttotoleratebuttakespecialdelightindifferencesinideasanddifferencesinlifeforms.GeneRoddenberry.Itisafuturewhereecelebrateourdifferencesinsteadofillingandghtingeachotherbecauseofthem.Ifwecannotlearntoactuallyenjoythosesmalldifferencestotakepositivedelightinthosesmalldifferencesbetweenourownkindonthisplanetthenwedonotdeservetogooutintospaceandmeetdiversitythatisalmostcertainlyoutthere.GeneRoddenberry.IthasbeenestablishedinthehistoryofStarTrekthatitwashumanitysideatocreatetheUnitedFederationofPlanets.Wehadseenandlearnedwhathatredmistrustbiascando.Italmostdestroyedourcivilization.TheveryessenceoftheUnitedFederationofPlanetsispeaceco-operationandunderstandingthroughoutthediversityofspace.Ifwecannotsolveourowninternalplanetaryproblemsthenwehavenobusinessinouterspace.Ourworldisfullofviolencedivisionandconfusion.CanweeverbeunitedasasinglehumanityItisthestruggleitselfthatismostimportant.WemuststrivemorethanweareGeneRoddenberry.Oneofhumanitysstrengthsisourdrivetoimproveandthusevolve.LookinahistoryboogobacustonehundredandftyyearsWehavechangedandgrownsomuch.Itisaninnatedrivewithinusasaspecies.Roddenberryhadagreatunderstandingofthisdrivewithinus.Itdoesnotmatterthatwewillnotreachourultimategoal.Theeffortitselfyieldsitsownreward.GeneRoddenberry.HowdowechangeforthebetterWemustevolveourperceptionoflifeitself.Wemustevolveourunderstandingofreality.RealityisincrediblylargerinnitelymoreexcitingthantheeshandbloodvehiclewetravelinhereGeneRoddenberry.Wearestillinourinfancy.Wearetoofocusedonourpettyandself-imposeddivisionsonourtinyplanet.IfyoureadscithemoreyourealizeyouandtheuniversearepartofthesamethingGeneRoddenberry.ItsworthsayingagaintheveryessenceoftheUnitedFederationofPlanetsisthatofco-operationinpeaceandfriendshipinthediversityofspace.ThestrengthofacivilizationisnotinitsabilitytoghtarsratherbyitsabilitytopreventthemeneRoddenberry.Ourscienceandtechnologymustandwillevolve.Sciencestillknowspracticallynothingabouttherealnatureofmatterenergydimensionortime.Evenlessabouttheremarkablethingscalledlifeandthought.GeneRoddenberry.ThroughoutStarTrekincludingallshowsmoviesandbooksthecrewisconstantlyencounteringphenomenawhichcontradictdefyournotionsofrealitytimedimensionthoughtandmatter.Beingsareencounteredwhocancreatewiththoughtorbeingsbeyondourconceptsoftimeandreality.Imentionedourtechnologywillevolvetoo.LookattheamazingtypesoftechnologywhichexistinStarTrek.WhyWeareunitedingoalandpurpose.Itisntallovereverythinghasntbeeninventedthehumanadventureisjustbeginning.GeneRoddenberry.Imagineafuturewithoutmoney.Wecouldaccomplishanythingwithcombinedresources.Anythingconceivedinthemindofhumanitycouldberealized.Therewouldbenoconcernforfundingorthepoliticalmaneuveringwhichaccompaniesitoftentimes.AmorerealexamplerememberthoseipphoneshicheresopopularheylooalotlikethecommunicatorsontheoriginalStarTrek.Oursmartphonesarecamerasandcomputerswithahundredotherapplications.Theyremindmeoftri-corders.GeneRoddenberrywasatruevisionary.Heheldapositivevisionofhumanitysfuture.Hesawandknewwhatwecouldaccomplishasaunitedpeople.Hebelievedwecouldmakepeacefulandfriendlycontactwithallspeciesweencounter.StarTrekwasablendofadventuredangerexcitementandcuriosityoftheunknown.Wemustlearntocelebrateandcherishouruniquedifferences.Lookingatouruniverseandexistenceinagreaterayecanexplorethenalfrontier_____________________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QAIvebeenreallylowonenergyinthebedroomthelastfewmonths.AnyideawhyIvehadsuchalowlibidoImonlyinmy20swhatgivesItcouldbeanynumberofthingsoracombinationofthingssuchasPsychologicalissuesStressanxietyMedicalreasonsHormonalcausesCertainmedicationsDrinkingbeertheingredientinbeercalledxanthohumolblockstestosteroneandethanolandthe8-PNinhopsaffectstheestrogeninyoursystem.Remainingestrogenmeansdecreasedtestosteronewhichaidsinwantingandkeepinganerection.Obesitysnoringdiabetestherearemanyreasonswhyyoumighthavealowlibido.Theonlywaytoknowforsureistovisityourdoctor.Dontbeembarrassedaboutthisdoctorshaveseenandhearditallitstheirjob.Youmostcertainlyarenttherstmantosufferfromthisandcertainlynotthelast.Atyourageitsmostlikelysomethingsimple.BestofluckImplanningtojoinanewgymandgetinbettershapebuttheoptionsareoverwhelming.AnysuggestionstonarrowdownmygymsearchFunnyImconsideringagymformyselfFirstthingthatImlookingatisthelocality.Idontwanttohavetodriveformorethantenminutestogettothegym.IfitstoofarawayImighttalkmyselfoutofgoingifIhavetodealwithtrafc.Seconddoesthegymofferwhatyourelookingforindoutiftheyhavethespeciceuipmentorclassesyouneedandiftheyhaveatraineronsiteifyouneedoneanddotheycostextra.ThirdhowmuchisitgoingtocostmeOnlyyouknowyourbudgetandyoudontwanttogobroketryingtogetinshape.Therearealotofchoicesoutthereandnowadaysmanyareaffordable.Alsoyoullwanttocheckouttheiroperatinghours.Onceyouvenarroweditdowntoahandfulofgymsbasedonthosecriteriathenextthingyouhavetodoisresearchthenitty-grittycheckouttheofferspoliciesandcontracts.Remembertoreadtheneprint.tmayonlycostbucspermonththerstyearandthenhieuptopermonthafter.Alsoanotherimportantthingistogoinandphysicallyscouttheplace.Photosonlinecanbedeceiving.AretheroomslargeenoughIstheeuipmentwellmaintainedanduptodateAretheworkoutareasaswellasthebathroomandlockerroomscleanIsthestaffapproachableandhelpfulArethereareasrestrictedtocertaintimesorcertainsexesThereisalottoconsiderbutIthinkarmedwithalltheinformationaboveyoullndaplacethatworksforyou.GoodluckMorethananythingLaciPaigeauthoroftheSilkenEdgeSeriesenjoysspendingtimewithherfamily.Sheandherhusbandsupporttheirchildrenonthesoccerpitchandoff.Lacienjoystheoutdoorstravelandofcoursereadingandwritingandchocolate.TheirfamilylivesinHamptonRoadsVirginiawhereLacisadultmusewakesuplateatnight.FollowLacionfacebookathttpwww.facebook.comauthorlacipaigeandtwitterathttpstwitter.comlaci_paige.ByLaciPaige34WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 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WewouldlovetohearfromyouSendyourreaderquestionsandcommentstoeditorfipmagazine.netandyoucoucouldbeinournextissueIcreatealotofDIYprojectsandhaverecentlydecidedtostartsellingthem.IvebeenluckyandamhavingalotofsuccesslocallybutIdliketomovemybusinessonlinetoo.TherearesomanywebsitetosendhandmadeitemslikeEtsyEbayBonanzaetc.thatImnotsurewheretostart.HowdoInarrowitdowntojustonesiteWhenlookingforawebsitetosellyourgoodsthereareseveralthingsyouneedtotakeintoconsiderationAppearanceisthesitecleanandwithoutadsEasytonavigatePricedoesitcosttolistselloristhereamonthlychargeoranyotherfeesinvolvedWhatpaymentmethodscanyouacceptWhopaysforshippingAfliateprogramdoesithaveoneDoyouwantoneWhatarethecommissionsCanyouimportitemsfromanothersiteIsthereaneedwantforyourparticularitemonthesiteHowwideisthereachNationalInternationalAsyoucanseethereareseveralthingstothinkabout.Mysuggestionistoperuseeachsiteandmakealistoftheprosandconsofeach.Intheendlookingoveryourlistyoushouldbeabletomakeaneducateddecision.HappysalesIhaveterriblecysticacneandnothingseemstohelp.Myskinhurtsmeallthetimeitssobad.WhatcanIdoImnotadoctorbyanymeansbutyoushouldgoseeoneifyourcaseisntclearingupusingoverthecounterproductsorhomeremedies.Youshouldnevertouchorpickatthecystsorblemishesitpushestheinfectiondeeperandcausesittospread.Trytorelaxstresscanactuallycauseyouracnetoareupanditsalsobeensaidthatlowglycemicdietslimitingsugarhavehelpedsymptoms.AdermatologistmightrecommendyoutryoneofthefollowingdependingontheseverityofyourcaseOralantibioticsBirthControlPillsforwomenPrescriptioncreamslotionswithRetinoidIsotretinoinanoralpillalsoknownasAccutane.Youwouldtakethesepillsonceortwicedailyforaboutvemonths.MorethananythingLaciPaigeauthoroftheSilkenEdgeSeriesenjoysspendingtimewithherfamily.Sheandherhusbandsupporttheirchildrenonthesoccerpitchandoff.Lacienjoystheoutdoorstravelandofcoursereadingandwritingandchocolate.TheirfamilylivesinHamptonRoadsVirginiawhereLacisadultmusewakesuplateatnight.FollowLacionfacebookathttpwww.facebook.comauthorlacipaigeandtwitterathttpstwitter.comlaci_paige.QAByLaciPaige34WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 HaveyoueverhadtheurgetojustdropwhatyouweredoingpackabagandsetoutonanadventureFiveyearsandovertwo-dozencountrieslaterAeriRoseisproofthatexcitementindependenceanddiscoveryawaitthosewhoareboldenoughtosayyestolifescraziestchoices.WhennotexploringtheworldwithherlittlegreybackpackAeriRosecanbefoundlivinganomadiclifestyletravelingtheUnitedStatesasanartistandentrepreneur.TofollowAeriRoseonallheradventurescheckheroutonlineataerirose.comortravelingwithaeri.comoronFacebookatwww.facebook.comaerirose.rollingaroundonasparemattressdraggedoutintothegarden.IfeltlikeafairyqueennappingundertheorangetreesonthatwarmArizonamorning.IstartedouttheshootithanightieandaannelshirtandbytheendIwaswearingnothingbutmypantiesandafurblanket.Igotintoit.Igotcomfortable.ThelayerscameoffhileIexploredthiscondentsexysideofmyself.AlyssadidagreatjobtooandIreallythinksomeofthepicturesturnedoutamazinglywell.HeyIlladmititIlovethesepicturesofmyselfJustlikeshepromisedIdidlearntolovemybodyandembracemyuniquebeauty.LookingatthephotosafterwardsforthersttimeinperhapsmyholelifeIreallytrulyknewthatIwasbeautiful.WorkingwithlyssaandadedInnityonaprivatephotoshootreallyhelpedmeseewhatIreallylooklikewithoutmyowninsecuritiescloudingmyvision.Soreally.Irecommendit.Gofindaphotographeryoucantrustorthatmakesyoucomfortableandtakeanafternoontohaveafunsexytimephotoshoot.Doitforyourself.Dontdoitsoyouhavesomereadilyavailablesextingphotos.Doitsothatthenexttimethosefreshlywashedeansfeeltootightandtrytostealyourcondenceyoucanrememberyouareasmokinghotwithoutanyclothesonandnopairofpantsisgoingtomakeyoufeelotherwise.CelebratingSexyContestTheBoudoirBeautiesofFLiPMagazineWhatmakesyoufeelsexyFLiPMagazineislookingforladiesmodelsandnon-modelsaliketosubmittheirboudoirpicturesandtelluswhatmakesthemfeelsexyItisallaboutconfidencesexinessandempowermentladiesSubmissionGuidelines-EntrantswillsubmitthefollowingtoFLiPMagazineateditorflipmagazine.net-3-5high-resolutiontastefullysexyimagesnofullnudityornipples-afilledoutphotographerreleaseform-nameageandoccupation-ananswertowhatmakesthemfeelsexyAnyincompleteorinappropriatesubmissionswillbedisqualified.EntrieswillbeaccepteduntilFridayMay1st2015.ReviewandVoting-AllentrieswillbereviewedbyFLiPMagazinestaffandtheTop20entrantswillbechosentomoveontothepublicvotinground.These20entrantswillbefeaturedinaspreadaboutthecontestaswellasonFLiPMagazinesFacebookpageVotingwilltakeplaceonFLiPMagazinesFacebookpageandentrantswillbecontinuallynarroweddownbytheamountoflikestheirentryobtains.VotingwillconcludeonFridayJuly3rd2015.Prize-ThewinneroftheCelebratingSexyContestwillbefeaturedontheJulycoverofFLiPWMagazinewithaninterviewinsideaswell33WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 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AboudoirshootasIsoonlearnedisonethatdepictsthemodelinasensualorsexualway.Sheistypicallyinlingerieornude-impliedorotherwise-butthethingthatmostdistinguishesaboudoirshootisthetoneofeleganceratherthaneroticism.IdontknowwhyIdiditreally.OneminuteIwasenjoyingpomegranatemartinisandspicytunarollsathappyhourandthenextthingIknewIwasplanningaboudoirphotoshootwithmyfriendAlyssaforthenextmorning.AlyssaisaprofessionalphotographerandherbrandFadedInfinityspecializesinprivatephotoshootsparticularlyboudoirscenes.Alyssalovesworkingwithherclientsonboudoirscenesbecauseshefeelstheshootgivesthemachancetoontheirbeautyandtobeconfdentintheirsexuality.Ihaveneverdoneanytypeofmodelingbeforeandthethoughtofshowingallthatskinwasreallyintimidating.ButImalwaysupforsomethingnewItrustedAlyssaandIllbehonestIwaskindofexcitedbythethoughtoftryingoutallmysexy-timefacesinfrontofthecamera.WhatdidIlooklieasaseductressidIhavesomebonafdesmolderingeyesorwasIstillmoreofaduckfaceMandidIhaveablastDuringtheshootIdidntreallycarewhethermyfaroffgazelookedintrospectiveoraddlebrained.Ihadagreattime31WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 PhotographyByAlyssaW.JohnsonFadedInfinityPhotographywww.facebook.comFadedInfinityByAeriRoseLensLoveWhysettingupaPhotoshootMayPutYourBeautyinPerspective30WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 1.Combyourbrowsusingabrowcombandlaydownyourhairasataspossible.2.Traceyoureyebrowlinewithaneyebrowpencilfocusingonthetopandbottomofthebrowinashadingmotion.Becarefulnottocreatetooharshofalineandmakesureyouretracingrightnexttotheedgeofthebrow.3.Usinganangledbrushandabitofshadowblendthelineintoyourbrowllinthesparsehairsandthensoftenline.4.Taketheleftoverproductonyourbrushandfocusonblendingthefrontofyourbrow.NoteThisshouldlandrightabovetheinnercornerofyoureye.5.Usingaconcealerbrushtakesomeconcealerandblenditaroundthebottomedgeofbrowandbackdownontothebrowbone.Thiswillperfectthelookandalsoconcealsparsehairs.6.FinishoffwithclearbrowgelStep2Step3Step4Step529WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 TutorialTimeByMakeupArtistandHairstylistAngelaLaRosewww.angelalarose.comPhotographybyHarveyBranmanwww.harveybranman.comModelAlexisNicholswww.alexisnichols.comPerfectlyshapedbrowsarethekeytoreallybringingalooktogether.EvenonrushednotimeformakeupdaysImakesuretoalwayshavemybrowslledinetsteachyouaveryquickwayofllininthosebrowstoperfectlyframeyourfaceeveninarushYoullNeedBrowcombBrowcolorpencilBrowcolorshadowAngledbrushConcealerbrushConcealeroneshadelighterthanyourskintoneClearbrowgeloptionalPerfectEyebrowsStep128WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 SusannahC.HicksisaLosAngelesbasedwriter.HickshaswrittenfornumerousentertainmentandnonprotcompaniesincludingtvInicshourlongteleplayheummersistersaslmedonlocationinharlotteortharolinaurrentlyicsisoringtocompleteherrstfulllengthplayTriteandhasseveralotherpilotsandabookofessaysindevelopment.FormoreinformationonJillKnoxandherartworkcheckoutherwebsiteatwww.jillknoxart.com27WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 WhileherpaletteandpropensityforartgrewKnoxwasstillyearsawayfromrecognizingapossiblecareerasavisualartistnoxrstturnedherattentiontosingingandthenontoactingeventuallyenrollinginBrownUniversitysprestigiousTrinityRepertoryMFAprograminacting.WhileatBrownUniversityartbecameamuch-neededoutletinapowerfulnewwayfornoxreatlyinuencedbytheorofoyLichtensteinKnoxsowntextbasedpopartbegantodevelopassheusedittodiscoverandrediscoverherself.Artwasswiftlybecomingalifegivingandselfrestoringoutletthatwasinherownwordsallherown.UpongraduatingfromBrownKnoxreturnedtoNewYorkCitywhereshebeganauditioningandworkingasanactressalongwithamyriadofsidejobsjustasthousandsofwell-educatedandtalentedactorsareforcedtotakeinordertoprovideforthebasicnecessitiesoflifeythenrmlyplantedinarelationshipwithherfuturespouseandlivingthehecticlifeofayoungactressinNewYorkCityquitebychancehetooknoteofapieceKnoxwasworkingonandmentionedIdbeverycurioustoseewhatwouldhappenifyouhadashow.Knoximmediatelyrejectedtheideayetherpartnersurgingcontinued.onthslaterhileinpreparationforherrstshowKnoxshuttledaroundNewYorkCityfromdayjobtoauditiontodayjobandbackcarryingithheronepieceofunnishedartafteranotherTheimpendingshowforcinghertoworkwithsuchfocusanddeterminationthatshewasabletocompletetwenty-threepiecesofworkinjustafewshortmonthserrstshoprovedtobeaturningpointinnoxsyounglife.Ofthetwenty-threepiecestwentywereforsale.Ofthosetwentyseventeenwerepurchased.ThiswaswithoutadoubtanamazingsuccessforanyartisthetherrstorftiethshoWhatissoinspiringandmovingaboutKnoxsworkisthefreedomthatsheexperiencesindoingtheworkherself.Aswespokeshecandidlyrevealedthatvisualartistheoneartforminwhichsheisnotwelltrainedandyetithasindeedbeenthemostfruitful.Knoxsartistrulyallher.Nooneisinherstudiowithherwhenshepaintsnoonetomonitororevaluatenoonetoimposeorimpresstheirownideasofwhatisgoodormovingorinfactart.TodaywithmanysuccessfulshowsbehindherKnoxsarthangsonthewallsofsomeofthemostnotableagentsandactorsinHollywood.YettoKnoxherselfsheisstillgrowingexploringandrediscoveringthegirlthatshewasandthewomanthatshehasbecomewiththeuntaintedgeniustalentandabilitythatliveswithinher.KnowingJillKnoxsstoryposesquestionsforusforallwomenwhatliesinusWhatisinusWhatbrilliancelivesinusjustbelowthesurfacewaitingtobedrawnoutreleasedandrevealedApt.01iededia.nspiredbySSJoshuaBlakeSamuelsS01iededia26WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 heatheronseriesdepictsthemugshotsofinuentialmenfromBowietoHendricksthatthroughtheuseoflayeredyarnandacrylicpaintjumpoffthecanvaseswithboldimagestextsandprovocativethoughts.Thebackdropofeachpiecearequotesbytheaspirationalguresthemselvesorinsomecaseswordsofwarningorguidancethatafathermightgiveasonthatarestrategicallycarvedintothethicklayersofpaint.ItisimpossibleforonetosimplyglanceatKnoxswork.Youstoplingerreadandareimmediatelyaffected.ThewomanbehindtheartJillKnoxisasstunningandboldasherwork.ShesabeautifullybalancedblendofwelleducatedeleganceandsophisticationmixedwithabohemianstreakofopennessthatlendsitselfperfectlytolifeintheLosAngelesartsceneormoreaccuratelyanyartscene.AswespokeandsippedherhomemadehibiscusicedteainherhomebasedartstudiosheopenlyandeversovulnerablyrecalledthatduringhereducationalyearsshewasoftentheonlyAfricanAmericanstudentinherclassesfromelementaryschoolthroughheryearsasagraduatestudentatBrownUniversity.Afactwhichwasattimesacknowledgedratherinsensitivelybyfellowclassmatesandonoccasionevenprofessors.Knoxspropensityforartdevelopedearlyinherchildhoodyearsthoughtherealitythatitcouldpossiblybeafruitfulprofessioncamelaterwellintohermidtwentiesandattheurgingofherthenboyfriendnowhusband.BorninNewYorkCityKnoxspentmuchofherfoundationalandeducationalyearsattendingschoolsinNewYorkandConnecticut.Herearlyloveofartwasrichlyinuencedbyherparentseorgeandailnoxandtheirownpassionforthearts.Tothisdaybothofherparentsareactivewithintheartscommunity.GeorgeKnoxsboardmembershipsincludeStudioMuseuminHarlemofwhichhewaschairmanfor5yearstheAmericanBalletTheaterandtheArtsCouncilofNewYorkwhileGailKnoxsboardmembershipsincludetheMuseumofContemporaryArtinSanDiegoandtheContemporaryArtsCounciloftheMuseumofModernArtNYwhichGeorgeKnoxisalsoamemberof.InKnoxsearlyyearstheelderMrs.KnoxmadeitaprioritytoinfuseartintoherchildrenslivesbytakingadvantageoftheNewYorkCityartsscene.Mrs.Knoxwouldshuttleherchildrentomonthlyoutingstomuseumstheballetandothereventsthatwouldexposethemtoaworldthathadbeenunavailabletoherselfasachild.Asnoxgreherparentshomebecamelledithoriginalpiecesofartprovingtokindleherowntalentandpassion.00iededia25WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 yrstintroductiontotheorofartistillnoxasseveralmonthsagoataneventheldinthelegendaryBrandLibraryArtsCenterinGlendaleCalifornia.KnoxsseriesentitledFather2Sonislovinglydedicatedtoherhusbandandhisrelationshipwithhisfather.Hisurgingsheacknowledgeshelpedherseeherartasmorethananartisticoutletsimplykeptforherselfandhertightinnercircleoffamilyandclosefriends.AsImademywayintothehistoriclibrarysgrandgalleryInoticedalargecrowdthatbuzzedandgrewbytheminuteaspeoplegatheredaroundseverallargecolorfulpiecesofvibranttextbasedpopart.ThoughtheotherartistsworksthatwerealsopartofthespringexhibitwereimpressiveitwasclearthatsomethingwasdrawingtheSouthernCaliforniagallerygoerstostoplingerandtakeadeepinterestinKnoxswork.AsIdrewclosertoherworkIunderstoodimmediatelywhytheintenseinteresttheseriesfeaturesdeeplylayeredblendsofrichvibrantcolorsburnedyarnandacrylicpaintpouredoncanvaseswithstunninganddramaticdetail.EachpieceofKnoxsartdrawstheviewerinaseachpaintingcomesalivewithdimensionandcolormakingitimpossibletosimplyglance.MyStoryTheWomanBehindtheArtDiscoveringJillKnoxBySusannahC.Hicks24WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 Youvejustputthenishingtouchesonyourbook...ctionnon-ctionorchildrensbookandnowyouwanttobepublished.AtRocketScienceProductionswellpersonallyhelpyouthroughthemaze...givingyourworktheattentionitdeservesandgivingyoufullcontrolofthepublishingprocessandprots.ToarrangeforaFREEpersonalconsultationemailusatbepublishedrocketscienceproductions.comLLC23WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 WhattodowhensomeoneyoucareaboutgetsacoldMysimpleanswerisgivethemlotsandlotsofcareandbeveryhelpfulandnicetothem.SowhenmyhusbandBobgotsickovertheweekendIreallywantedtohelphimgetbetterassoonaspossible.IgavehimmyspecialpotionwhichIhavelearnedseveralyearsbackafterhavingbeensickwithaterriblecoldforalonglongtime.Itisveryeasytomakeandonlyrequiresafewingredients.NNS1-3LimesLemonsOrangesorGrapefruitGingerRosemary1TablespoonofHoneyNSSqueezethejuiceof1-3limeslemonsorangesorgrapefruitwhicheveryouprefer.Ilikelimethebestbecauseitaddsthisreallygreattasteoffreshnesstothedrink.Cutsomefreshgingerintosmallerpieces.Pickafewtwigsoffreshrosemary.Inatallglassthatcanbeusedforhotbeveragesorinalargemugyouaddlimejuicegingerrosemaryandaspoonfulofhoneyyoucanaddasmuchasyouwish.oneysantiinfammatoryandantibacterialqualityiskeytorecoverquicklyfromacoldorinfection.Boilsomewaterandpourintheglassormugwithalltheotheringredients.Stirandservetoyourpatient.Thisdrinkmightbealittlesourdependingonyourchoiceoffruit.Theamountofhoneywillsweetenthefavoralittleandyoucanalsouselessuiceandmorewatertodilutethedrink.Bobisalreadyfeelingalotbetternow.HoweverIdosuspectthathepretendstobealittlemoresickthanhereallyisjustbecausehelikestheattentionandcarethatIprovide.-AyoeRECIPESColdPreventativeFruitJuiceCureforaSickLovedOneRecipebyAyoeandBobLaiwww.threemorebites.com22WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 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AndyRomathinksshelooksexactlyliketheadultlmstarennaamesonandisonamissiontoproveit.NotonlydoesJonathanhavetodealwithhisbestfriendsnonsenseandobsessionithadultlmsbuthealsohastouggleadifcultoringrelationshipithhisbossatthermhoisalsoennasbrotherin-law.ItsabrilliantandhilariousadultcomedyIlovethosewrittenbyThomasBaldingerandbeingproducedby624ProductionsLLCNewVisionilmshelmalsostarsillorvinoandoeDOnofrio-soitsagreatcastline-upQNowthatyouehadsuchsuccessasamodelwiththecompetitionwillyoubecontinuingtomodelaswellasactAIdoprintworkforahandfulofclientsinbetweenactingjobs.AlthoughactingismyprimaryfocusitsfuntoshootwhenIhavethetime.ItsmucheasiernowasIdonthavetolookforprintjobsIjusthavetheclientsbookonmybreaksfromacting.ItsaprofessionalhobbyQWouldyourecommendtoourreaderstotryoutfortheWilhelminaModelSearchorsimilareventsAIrecommendtoyourreaderstotryanythingthatintereststhem.Lifeiswhathappenswhenyourenotholdingstill.Risk-takingcanbeahobbyandturnintoaprofession.Ibelievethatweshoulddoeverythingthatwewanttodoespeciallyifitbettersus.Ialsobelieveinalwaysputtingyourbestworkouttheresotakethatriskandgiveitallyouvegot.Theveryleastthatcancomeofanewventureisgainedperspective-whichisworthitsweightingold___________________________________________TolearnmoreaboutTraceyBirdsallbesuretocheckheroutonlineatwww.traceybirdsall.comandwww.faceboocomtraceybirdsallofcialoucanlearnmoreaboutthelatestWilhelminaModeling40Competitionathttp40plus.wilhelminamodelsearch.com.racewithanallhristensenthewinninosteesineroTVshitshowDancingwiththeStars19WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 hisealiaeoracewasactalleatreonailloaratMacarolareineworcit18WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 MichaelMadsenHarryLennixDavidCarradineDebraKaraUngerandTomSizemoreIwasjustblownaway.Wedontdothisthingwedocalledactingforrecognitionedoitforfulllmentandbecauseecantimaginedoinganythingelse.Toreceivethisawardandgettherecognitioninspiredmetoworkevenharder-andthiswilldenitelybemybestyearyetQellusaboutyourflmDawnoftheCrescentMoon.AItwasawonderfulshoot.AlthoughitwasasupernaturalhorrorlmitasbasicallyshotinthebaritharryCorbinthewholetimesoithardlyfeltlikeworkIknewthedirectorandproducerformanyyearssoitwasreallyfantastictoseethisprojectcometogether.ItrecentlyobtaineddistributionsoitshouldbeavailableonDVDandVODaswespeak.ThelatestfeatureIjustcompletedwasentitledAtthedgeofTime.ItwasaScienceFictionlmhichdealtithtimetravelandaessiahcomplexWearecurrentlyinproductiononRobotArmageddoninwhichIplaytheleadroleofSienna.ThisisaScienceictionlmthattaesplaceinthedistantfuturedepictingtheoverthroofhumanitybyanrticialIntelligencewhichIloveasIhavealoveofrobotics.AllgoodthingsQWhathasbeenyourfavoriteprojectyouveworkedonthusfarAIalwayslovethelastoneIcompletedthemostwhichthengetsreplacedbythenextoneasIgetexcitedwithwhatImdoingwiththecharacter.ThatsaidAtthedgeofTimeisinpostproductionandwasincredible-especiallyplayingsuchastrongwomantryingtotakedowntheleadwhoistryingtore-writehistoryandthecostuminginsciencectionrocsRobotArmageddonismynewfavoriteasitfollowsthejourneyofmycharacternotjustintherealmbutalsoinherjourneyofself-discovery.QRumorhasityouhavebeenrecentlycastastheleadroleinthenewcomedyWhosJennaJameson.WouldyoutellusmoreabouttheroleandtheprojectAIwillplaytheleadroleofJennaCaseyinWhosJennaamesonwhichisbasicallyacomedyofmistakenidentity.InthelmonathanureahighlysuccessfulnancialadvisorfallsforJennaCaseyalawyertheminutehelayseyesonher.UnfortunatelyforJonathanhisbestfriendTraceyasSiennaintheupcomingmovieRobotArmageddonTraceyinAtTheEdgeofTimewithco-starMichaelMarnWorkingtherunwayatMacysHaroldSquare17WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 AAmazing.IhadwalkedalotofrunwaysinmylifebutthisasdenitelyaneadventureIhadreachedanewlevelofhappinessalthoughIvereachedmanymoresince.IhadfriendswholivedinNewYorktheretosupportmeandalsotheothernineamazingladies.QWereyounervousaboutwearingswimwearontherunwayASwimwearnevermakesmenervousasIgrewupdoingswimwearshootsandIlivenearthebeachinceIvestayedreallytmyholelifethatwasanareawhereIknewIwouldscorereallywell.Iwouldsaythateveryonehadtheirstrongpointsandthatwasoneofmine.QWhatmakesthiscontestdifferentthanalotoftheotherbeautycontestsoutthereAWilhelminawasnotabeautycontestitwasmoreofacompetitiontoseewhereyourateintheworldofprintandrunway.ItwasanopportunitytobejudgedbyoneofthemostfamousagenciesintheworldandIlovetobejudged.Everyladytherewasaskilledmodelatsomepointinherlifesoitwasntjustaboutlookinggood.Youhadtoknowhowtoworkacameraandhowtoworkarunway.Thatstuffdoesnthappenovernight.QandallhristensenthemmywinningCostumeDesignerofABCTVshitshowDancingwiththeStarswasastyleadvisorandjudgeforthecompetition.WhatwasitlikeworkingwithhimARandallwasandisamazingHesafantasticmanandIfeelhonoredtohavehimasafriendnow.QWhatwasitlikebeingsurroundedbysomanyothertalentedandinspirationalwomenAItwasamazingbutIsurroundmyselfwithtalentedandinspirationalwomeneverydayItwasanimmediateaddingtothefriendgroupandafantasticexperiencethathasonlyledtomoreopportunityinmylife.ForthatIamtrulygrateful.QAsanaccomplishedactressyouebeenhonoredwiththeActioninFilm2014MaverickAwardforyouachievementsintheentertainmentindustry.HowdidthatawardcomeaboutAIworkreallyhardandItakealotofrisks.AlthoughIvewonalotofawardsforcertainrolesbeforethiswasanhonoraryawardformycontributionstotheentertainmentindustry-anditmeantsomuchtome.InotonlyhadagoodcrybutIfelthumbledandappreciateditsomuch.WhenDelWestontoldmeIwasgoingtoreceivethisawardpriorawardwinnerswereTaliaShireJohnSavageKimCoates16WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 sendbutton.Ididntgiveitanotherthoughtafterpushingsend.Therestishistory.QWhatwerethejudgingcriteriaforcontestantsAFrommemorywewerejudgedonourlifeandourviewpointsonbeautyinanessayandadditionallyonourphotos.ThesecondpartofthecompetitionhadtodowithavideouploadandaworldwideonlinevotewhichiswhenIhadtoadmitthatIdevenenteredWhentheygotitdontothefnalacrossthecountryeetoeorityherewewerestrictlyinterviewedinapanelbyleadersintheindustryjudgedduringaphotoshootandjudgedonrunway.Itwasreallyablasttodoatthetime.QWhatdidyourfamilyandchildrenthinkaboutyourparticipationinthecontestAIthinkeveryonewasreallyproudofmebutthentheyalsowerenotsurprisedthatIwasdoingsomethinglikethat.Theyvealwaysbeenverysupportiveofmeandmygreatides.Myparentsinparticulararetwoofthegreatestsupportpeopleintheworld.Ikindoflaughedatmyselfabitbutnobodyelselaughedatme.QYoumusthavebeensoexcitedtogetthenewsthatyoudbecomeanalistinthecompetition.HowdidyoucelebrateAFirstIcriedbutImanemotionalcreatureandIcrywhenImreallyhappyIcrywhenImsadandthenitsoverandIcrysometimeswhenIrunoutofavocados.ThenIgotverylogicalasIdoandstartedpreparing.Goingtodothisthingwascelebrationenough.ItwasjustanotherthingthatIdaccomplishedatthispointbutIstillhadalongwaystogo.QAsatop10nalistyouwereowntoNewYorkfornalsweekandhadthechancetowalktherunwayatthefamousMacysdepartmentstoreinHeraldSquare.Whatwasitlikewalkingthatrunwayinfrontofsomanysupporters15WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 BYALEXISNICHOLSWilhelminaModelsfoundedbyin-famoussupermodelWilhelminaCooperover40yearsagoisoneofthemostprestigiousandforemostmodelingagenciesintheworld.Theagencyrepre-sentsmenwomenchildrenprofessionalathletesandcelebritiesalike.Beingrepresentedbythematanyagewouldbeadreamcometrueforanycareer-focusedmodel.TraceyBirdsallactressproducerandflmindustryentrepreneurhadtheprivilegedopportunitytoworkwithWilhelminaModelsasafnalistintheirlatestmodelsearchAtthetimeofthecontestTraceywas47yearsoldandlookingbetterthanever-seriouslythisbombshellhaslegsfordaysrockhardabsandaheartofgoldtoboot.Shebelievesgivingbacktosocietythroughdeedsandactionsisaresponsibilityandtruejoy.Sherecentlyprovidedreliefsuppliesintothesmallervillagesofearthquake-strickenHaitipriortothecontest.Thisgorgeousgalandmomofthreeisbeautifulinsideandout.WhenIlearnedofTraceysstorythe40modelcontestIwasthrilledtohearthatthemodelingmarketwascontinuingtoopenformodelsofallagesandwasnotsurprisedthatWilhelminaModelsandTraceyBirdsallwereattheforefrontofthemovement.QHowdidyouhearabouttheWilhelmina40ModelSearchandwhydidyoupursueitAIpursuemostthingsthatpiquemyinterest.Iwasinbetweenprojectsandsawthelistinggoingthroughsocialmediaandclickedonit.SinceIwasprettyestablishedintheprintworldinmyteensandtwentiesIthoughtwowtheresanewdivisionouttherenowandIshouldexploreit.BeingWilhelminaitwasanunattainablegoalinmymind.IknockedontheirdoormanytimesinmyyoungeryearsbutIwasnttallenoughfrstlyandIustasnttheirstyleprobablymostly.IhadtogiveitashotasitwassomethingthatIhadntaccomplishedinmyyouth.IpursueditlikeIpursueauditionsIjustdidthebestjobthatIcouldwithmyentryandwithmyphotoentriesandhittheAnInterviewwithActressWilhelmina40ModelSearchFinalistTraceyBirdsall14WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 InspirationtokickassALeagueofTheirOwnocouldalmaboutthellmericanirlsrofessionalaseballeaguenotbeinspirationalInthesomenobviouslyhadamoredifculttimebeingtaenseriouslyintheorldofathleticsWhatmaesthislmsoencouragingisnoinghoeachoneoftheomenontheteamhadalifeseparatefromthatteam-thesewerenotwomenwhoweretrainingdayinanddayoutlivingeatingbreathingbaseball-showingusthatrealwomencanachievephenomenalthings.Itssupposedtobehard.Ifitwasnthardeveryonewoulddoit.Thehard...iswhatmakesitgreat.InspirationtobelieveinloveLoveActuallyThemostinspirationalthingaboutLoveActuallyisthatitexplorestheironiesofloveinaaythatslostonmostromanticlmsovectuallyteachesusthatlovecanbefoundatthemostinconvenientandrandomtimeswiththemostinconvenientandrandompeople.Themostinspirationalthingaboutthemovieisthatitexplorestheideathatloveisfoundeveninthemidstofheartbreak.WhentheworldbreaksBillyMackshearthismanageristheretoshowhissupport.WhenSarahsbrotherkeepspullingherawayfromthemanofherdreamsitdoesntmeanshedisplacesherfrustrationontoherbrotheritmeanssheloveshimjustthatmuchtobetornaway.Lovereallyisallaround.InspirationtonevergiveupFindingNemoheoceanisanenormousplaceandclonsharequitesmallcomparativelyspeaingWhenMarlinandNemogetseparatedMarlinisbesidehimselfwithgriefandguilt.heressomethingtosayaboutamanshthatgoestogreatlengthsanddepthstondhissonwithletsfaceitlittlelikelihoodthathellbesuccessful.ThemostinspirationalthingaboutFindingNemoisMarlinsrelationshipwithDoryandhowsheteacheshimtoneverstoptrying.SinceDoryloseshermemoryeverytimeshetalkssheliterallycannotholdontothepastteachingMarlintoletgoforgivehimselfandnevergiveupinndingemoJustkeepswimming.Regardlessofwhatyouregoingthroughinspirationservesasaninevitablepick-me-upifyoucannditometimesitsrightunderneathyournoseandsometimesyouhavetogosearchingnethingholdstruethoughIfyoulookforitinspirationiswaitingtobefound.EmilyMessinaisaScriptCoordinatorbybrainWriterbyheart.OriginallyfromCarlislePAshegraduatedfromOhioStateUniversityin2009andhasbeenwritingandeditinginLosAngeleseversince.13WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 FiveFilmstoInspireYoutoLiveLifetotheFullestInspirationtostaypositiveForrestGumpItseasytogetcaughtupinfeelingsorryforourselvesbasedononeortwothingsthatmightnotbegoingright.ForForrestGumpitwasmorethanafewthings.Heworelegbraceswenttowarandfellintoanunrequitedloverelationship.Yetheneverevergotnegativeordoubtedhimselfassomeonewhocouldachievegreatthings.Plusheknewthatwhathelackedinpsychicalandormentalcapacityhemadeupforindetermination.EvernoticehowForrestneversaidanegativewordandinreturngreatthingshappenedtohimImnotasmartmanbutIknowwhatloveis.ByEmilyMessinaInspirationtobeyourselfLittleMissSunshineLittleOliveisnotyourrun-of-the-millbeautycontestant.Theresnomile-highhairnoVaselineteethandnocarrotskin.LittleMissSunshinewhichjugglesthemesofacceptanceandselfexpressionteachesusthatnomatterhomuchyoudonttinithhatmightbethenormthatmakesyouallthemoreattractiveinsideandout.Olivedidntlooklikeatypicalbeautycontestant.ButoddlyenoughthatmadeherallthemoreinterestingrightWhatisnormalanywayEverybodyjustpretendtobenormalokayThebeautyofinspirationisthatittakesmanyforms.ItcancometoyoubywayofapersonasignsomethinginnatureoreveninmoviesIfyourelooingforsomeinspirationheresalistoficstocheckoutnomatterwhatkindyoumightneed.12WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 DinaNewmanistheownerandfounderofOrganizingConceptsandDesigns.AsaProfessionalOrganizerDinacombinesaneyefororganizationwithagenuinedesiretohelpherclientsbecomemoreecientandeective.Dinadoesmorethanjustorganizesheteachesherclientstomaintainandsustaintheirnewlyorganizedenvironment.Dinaleavesindividualswiththetoolsandknowledgetoaccomplishmoreinlesstimeresultinginimprovedproductivityandeciency.TolearnmoreaboutDinaandherbusinesspleasevisitwww.organizingconceptsanddesigns.com.1.2.3.4.5.Belowaresomehelpfultipsonhowtostarttheprocessandgetthroughiteciently.BePreparedMakesureyouhavetherightsuppliesCleaningsuppliesvacuumragsdustersAtotetoholdthecleaningsuppliesContainersbinsboxesorbasketsBagsfortrashorfordonationsHaveaplanTakeallyoursuppliesseeabovewithyouintoeachroomtosavetimeandenergy.Startbypickinguptheclutterineachroom.NOTEANYTHINGTHATDOESNTHAVEAHOMEISCONSIDEREDCLUTTERTossthegarbage.Anythingthatyouwantbutdoesnthaveahomeintheroomyoureworkingingoesintoabasketorbinfordistributioninanotherarea.Anythingthatbelongsinthatroomneedstobeputwhereitbelongs.Thisisagoodtimetoputthingsawaythatdontnecessarilyneedtobeondisplay.Itwillcertainlycutdownonyourcleaningtimeifyouhavelessoutontheshelvescountertopsetc.Startatthesameplaceineachroom.Iliketogofromlefttoright.Ittakesthedecisionmakingcomponentoutofit.Ijuststartatthesameplaceineachroom.Alwayscleantoptobottom.ThisisimportantAnythingthatyoudontgetwiththedustragwillfalltotheoorsowhenyourenishedyoucanthencleantheoor.PrioritizeFigureoutwhatareaismostimportant.Thisisimportantasyoumightnotgetthisalldoneinoneday.TackleoneareaatatimeIcantemphasizethisenough.Ifyoutrytogetthewholehousedoneitwillbeoverwhelming.SpringCleaningisaprocessanditdoesnothavetobedoneinonedayorevenoneweekend.DelegateAskyoursignicantotherchildrenroommateorhousekeepertohelp.HavesomefunMakeagameoutofitchallengeafriendsignicantotherorchildrentoacontestandmakesuretorewardthewinner.Dontforgettoplaysomegreatupbeatmusicwhileyouwork11WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 AfterbeingassignedthetaskofwritingaboutSpringCleaningIdecidedtodiginandgureoutwhysomanypeopledothis.HavingbeendiagnosedataveryearlyagewithOCDObsessiveCompulsiveDisorderIjustalwaysassumedthateveryonediditbecauseitwassuchawonderfulthingtodoandthateveryoneenjoyeditasmuchasIdid.TobetruthfulIengagedinSpringCleaningallyearlong.Ijustdidntgetteasedwhenitwasspringaseveryoneelseseemedtobeonboard.WhereitallbeganOnceuponatimelonglongagoSpringCleaningalbeitnotreferredtoasSpringCleaningwasaculturalendeavor.HerearesomeinterestinghistoricalfactsIraniancultureEveryyearonMarchthespringequinoxIranianscelebrateNowRouzorthenewyear.Itisaweeklongfestivalwhichincludesavarietyofcelebrations.EveryyearbeforeitbeginsIraniansparticipateinkhanehtakaniliterallyshakingthehouseorwhatwewouldcallSpringCleaning.Theybelieveeverythingmustbemadeasgoodasnewessentiallytobeginthenewyearintherightway.SourceIranPressServiceJewishcultureDuringPassoverwhentheewishpeoplecelebratetheirdeparturefromEgypttheyarereuiredtoremoveallleavenedByDinaNewmanproductsfromtheirhomes.SomehistoriansbelievetheywouldcleantheirhomesfromtoptobottombeforePassoverandthereforeduringthespringtoensurethatnothingleavenedremainnomatterhowsmall.SourceTheHistoryChannelChinesecultureBeforetheChineseNewYearusuallyinlateanuaryorearlyFebruarytheChinesecleantheirhomestosweepoutthebadluckandusherinthegood.SourceTheNewYorkTimesWhateverthereasonSpringCleaninghasbeenaroundforagesandIdontseesignsofitdisappearinganytimesoon.MakingtheMostofSpringCleaning10WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 1.Candlesheicerofrelightmaesanyonessinlootouchablecaress-ablewarmandinvitingespeciallyifyouarelitfrombehind.Youreverycurvewillbeenvelopedinaatteringlightandanyareasyouwouldrathernotseethelightofdaywillbeen-sconcedintheshadows.Nottomentionthissetsthemoodforromance2.RoomTemperatureSureachillyroommightmakeyourladybitsstandtoattentionva-va-va-voombutyourmansmanlybitsarenotfondoffrigidtemps.ConverselymakeittoohotandyourhairgoeslimpyourmakeupdripsandthosesweatglandsgetaworkoutWhileapost-coitalglowissexyswimminginsweatisNOT.3.SitstandleanStandingupstraightmightmakeyourmamaproudbutitdoesntexactlyinviteyourmantocomehither.Standingcrossonelegovertheotherrestyourhandonyourhipmaybethrowanarmbehindyouformystery.Sittingcrossyourlegsandmaybecrossyourhandsonyourknees.YourarmscanbeusedasboobsupportcleavagecreatorsLeaningLyingdownarchyourbackbendakneeanarmoverheadliftsthegirlstotheirperkiestposition.4.PopsWhosaidnakedhastobebirthdaysuitHeelsmakeyourlegslooklongerandmakeyounaturallyarchyourback.Perhapsyouaddascarfanecklacehisnecktieorsomeothersultryaccessorytogiveyournakednesssomeattitude.Plusitgivesyourhandssomethingtodoifyourefeelingnervous5.MaeupJustbecauseyourbodyisnakeddoesntmeanyourfacehastobe.Dashonsomedramaticmascaraalittlebronzedgloworsomeshinetoyourlips.Justdontoverdoit.Youwonthaveanoutttooffsetyourfacesoeepitsexynotvampy6.MaeoursinlowBeforeyournakedescapadesgiveyourskinagoodscrubintheshoweranall-overrubdownwithyourfavoritelotionandmaybeevenusealittlesparkleorglowpowderorlotion.Justdontfakenbakewithyourtaninatuberightbeforeyousambainthesheets.Youdontwantanyorangerubbingoffonthelinensoranystreaksonyourskin.7.Anti-bloatYoumaybetemptedtodownsomedrinksorseeksolaceinsaltysnackstosettleyournervesbutbewarethebloatfactoryourstmayberappedaroundaetheedgeoffifyoumustbutkeepittoaminimumtoavoidunnecessarypufness8.FeeloodIfyouknowyouwanttobenakedtonightdosomethingtodaythatmakesyoufeelsexypowerfulfeminineandcondentaybethatisagreatyogaclassneundiesaManiPediorevenjustapeptalkwithagoodfriend.OwntheskinyouareinAlsoitworksforguyssowhynotforgirlstooRightbeforeyoushowoffyoursexyselfdoacoupleofquickpush-upssit-upsorjumpingjacks.Thiswillbringyourbloodtothesurfaceofyourskinandgiveyoualovelyglow.JustdontdoawholeworkoutroutineTheideaisjusttogetthebloodmovingnottobeasweatysoremess9.PacticeHowmanytimesamonthareyounakedbesidesyourshowerandgettingdressedundressedIfyouarelikemostpeoplenotthatofteniveyourselfsomecondenceithadryrunofnudity.GetcomfortableinyourskinWatchTVfoldthelaundryvacuumnakedasajaybirdIfyouarecomfortableinyoursinyouillexudecondenceandsexappeal.Justremembertoclosethecurtains10.Lon-termDoestheideaofbeingnakedmakeyouwanttoinvestinaBurqaDidyoureadtheotherninetipsandthinkthosemightworkforthethingirlsbutImawhaleTakeitfromsomeonewhoworkedinthehealthclubindustryforyearsthinknakedwomeninlockerroomsdailytherearecurvyplus-sizedwomenwhoowntheirhipsthighsbreastsandbelliesthatarefarsexierthantheskinnyenviablebodiedwomenwhohateeveryinchofthemselves.Allshapesandsizescanlookgoodnaked.Thatbeingsaidbodiesthatarefedwholesomecleanfoodgetplentyofsleepandareworkedout30minutesdailyarenaturallygoingtohaveglowingskinandleanstrongphysiquesnottomentionimprovedlibidoselfcondenceandmentalstateSoladieswhileyouareworkingyourplantobeyourbestselveslightsomecandlesstraponthosestilettosandstrutyourbeautifulsexynakedbodyjustasyouareBornandraisedinHoustonTexasandagraduateofNewYorkUniversityJoannaKellynowresidesinLosAngeleswheresheworksasanactressmodelandwriter.Inherfreetimesheenjoyssharingherwisdomwithupandcomingtalentcoachingchildrenofallagesformodelingandacting.Joannaisalsoanavidblogger.TolearnmoreaboutJoannaandherworkcheckoutherwebsiteswww.waitingforlefty.blogspot.comandwww.joannakelly.me.9WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 Whetheryouwanttosnaganewmanorreignitethesizzleiththeoneyouvegotherearesomesurefretipstosexifyyourskivviesandslinkupthatskinyoureinwithoutanykalebingesplasticsurgeryorsweatsessionsatthegym.Weveallmadearesolutionortenaboutlosingweighttoningupandgettingouridealbody.Whileyouwaitforthoseresolutionstopanoutherearetentipsandtrickstolookgreatrightnowwiththebodyyouhave.HowtoLooGoodNaedBJoannaKell8WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 ImetDJLamechafewdaysagoandwastrulyimpressedbyhispositivityandenergy.Whenaskedwhatmakesawomanbeautifulheanswered.Herheart.Mymomwasthemostpatientandkindwomaninmylife.Ithinkthatswhatmakesawomanbeautiful.Itistheheart..EricMatuschekastuntmanbasedinLosAnglessaysthattakingcareofherselfmakesawomanbeautifulatanyage.Mostofthetimethisdoesntmeanexpensivecreamsandmaeupbutstayingtandeatinghealthy.Thenhecontinuesyouknowformostmenaphysicallyattractivewomancanmakeourheadspinbutthetruthisislledithsomanyofthoseperfectvisualsandemptysoulsthatithasmademostofustiredofitall.ZuraKiriaaphotographerbasedinNewYorkthathasseenmuchprofessionalbeautytroughthelensofhisworkaddspersonalitymakeswomenbeautifulatanyagecondencemaesomenelegantandhavingtalentmakesherunforgettable.AndwhilemanyspeakandadmirethebeautyofotherpeopleOzlemKanbulaGermanfashiondesignersaysbeautycomesfromawomanscondenceWithadegreeincommunicationsabackgroundinpsychologyandaninspirationalbookalreadypublishedAnjezaAngieGegaassuresusthatthecoretomakingadifferenceinpeopleslifeismotivationandinspiration.Followingandsharingthecurrentwell-beingandhealthtrendshasallowedhertodojustthat.TokeepupwithauthorAnjezaAngieGegacheckoutherwebsiteatwww.anjeza.comThewayIwearlipstickandthewayIdresshileconveyingcondenceishatmaesmebeautiful.Alsotherightmanbymysidemakesmebeautifulshesays.Awomanthatislovedbytherightmanisawomanthatfeelsbeautifulshecontinues.PattyGambaatopestheticianandtheownerofDermixaclinicalskincarestorebasedinLosAngelessaysthataconstantskincareregimenisnecessarytocreatehealthyskinandaglowingimage.Toherthehealthychoicesawomantakestowardherskinandinnerhealthiswhatcreatesabeautifulandcondentomanabletoconqueranythinginlife.AfewhoursagoIreadanarticleandwatchedvideocoverageonlineoftheMissUniversecompetitionandthetop5answerstothejudges.AsIwatchedthevideoIcringedeverysecondlisteningtosuperciallybeautifulomenhohadnoclueofwhattosayandhowtoanswerquestionsonbetteringthesocietyorhowtousetheirpositionsforgood.Iwasembarrassedashamedandsadofsuchawastedgift.Allofasuddenbeautifuleyeslipsandbodybecameliefaeoersithnosmelloranythingofrealvalue.Intelligenceandcondenceonaomanatershergardenandmakesherbloomateveryageoflife.ThatisthetruthandIstandbyitandforit.7WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 Beautyhasbeenablessingandacurseforcenturies.Itsapowerfulblessingthatwhencombinedwithchoicescanleadtoawaroraworldchange.Wellletmegobackandmakeitsimple.Butletsjustbehonestforamoment.AsmuchasIwouldloveforsocietytoembracebeautyforitstruemeaningaschildrenwewereconstantlyremindedwhatbeautyshouldlooklikefromthedollsweplayedwithtothesingerswelikedandthemagazineswebought.Becauseofthistherewasaperfectimageofbeautythatwetriedsohardtotheperfectsinthiclipslightcoloreyesthicoinghairandtheperfectbodymeasurementsengravinginustheideaofobecticationandmaintainingastatusquoimagetodeservethewordbeautiful.Iapplaudthewomenwhohavebrokentheserulesandhaveshownthatthereismorethanjustvisualbeautyinthisworld.Thatpersonalitycharactermoralsselessnesshumilitygratitudeandcondenceinonesselforthcreatebeautythatresiststime.Speakingoftime...Thecosmeticbusinesshascashedinbillionsofdollarsbybringingtogetherthoselittlewordstimeandwomen.Thecombinationofthosetwowordsmakesmostmiddleagedwomenswipetheircreditcardstopurchaseanythingthatofferssolutionstothephysicalaspectsofaging.Theseproductspromisetobringhappinessbyre-establishingtheappearanceyouth.IinterviewedafewpeopleonthistopicandIwasinspiredandbecameveryhopefulbytheirresponsesbecausealmostallofthemspokeofbeautyintheinnersense.Andtomethatsmaturity.Dontgetmerongthesurfaceistherstimpressionoftheinnerpartsotomeabeautifulmanorwomanstartsithselfcondenceandselforththatarerstexpressedvisuallyandthenthechoicestheymakeandthegrowththattheyacquiretobetterthemselvesspirituallyandemotionally.TomethereisnothingmorebeautifulthanastrongwomanthathasdreamsandfaithandworkstoachievethemIndnothingmorebeautifulthanamanwithcharacterandmoralsthatknowswhathewantsandgoesforitwhosestrengthisacombinationofphysicalpowerandgreatchoicescoveredbyasoftnessofemotionswhenheseesachildorapetorunderstandshiswoman.AndIknowbeautifulwomenandmenaresorare...Butsoperfectsonecessaryandsoneededinthissociety.Iwashumbledenoughtoreceiveafewopinionsonthetopicbysometrulybeautifulpeople...Allowmetosharetheirthoughtsandincreasehopeforourreaderstoo.6WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 TutorialTimePerfectEyebrowsAnInterviewwithActressWilhelmina40ModelSearchFinalist15BeautyAtAgeWhatMakesYouFeelBeautiful6MyStoryArtistJillKnox2428HowtoLookGoodNakedWhySettingUpAPhotoshootMayPutYourBeautyinPerspective8LensLove85WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 EDITORINCHIEFAlexisNicholsPUBLISHERFrankMonahanARTDIRECTORMeredithHancockDESIGNERJennyRiellyPHOTOGRAPHERSBradfordRognewww.bradfordrogne.comHarveyBranmanwww.harveybranman.comPeterHurleywww.peterhurley.comCREDITS...ONTHECOVERPhotograperBradfordRognewww.bradfordrogne.comPost-ProductionFelipeMenezesModelTraceyBirdsallwww.traceybirdsall.comHeyFLiPMagazineReaders-ImsopleasedtoshareourlatestissuewithyouInsideyoullndanassortmentofarticlesaimedtohelpyoubethebestmostwellroundedandindependentpeopleyoucanbe.CarBuyingandMaintenancePre-OwnedVehiclesorTrade-InsteachesusthebasicsofhowtohandletradingyourcarinwhileTheTop3BenetsOfHomeownershipjustmightconvincecurrentapartmentdwellerstotakethebigleaptowardsowningtheirownhomes.OurWsideCovermodelandWilhelmina40ModelSearchFinalistTraceyBirdsallepitomizestheFLiPphilosophyoflovingyourselfandlivinglifetothefullest.TruebeautyhasnoboundariesandthearticleBeautyatAnyAgeWhatMakesYouFeelBeautifulputsthatinperspective.IfembracingyourlookshasntbeentheeasiesttaskforyouguysandgirlsLensLoveWhySettingUpAPhotoshootMayPutYourBeautyInPerspectiveoffersyouanewandcreativesolution.WedloveifyoudsharetheresultsofyourownpersonalphotoshootsandifyouareluckyyoujustmightbefeaturedinanupcomingissueofthemagazinethankstoourBoudoirBeautiesCelebratingSexycontest.Checkoutwww.flipmagazine.netfordetailsonhowtoenterMusicandtheartsareabigthemethisissuewiththepopularbandPatentPendingontheMsidecoverandtwogreatvisualartistsoneachsideofthemagazineJillKnoxandGeneralHospitalsJeffreyVincentParise.Thetop10AlbumsThatWillChangeYourLifeandourlistofFilmsToInspireYouwillmakegreatadditionstoyourhomeentertainmentcollectionswhileStarTreksGeneRoddenberryAPositiveVisionofHumanitysFutureexplainshowthelonglastingshowwasnotonlypopularbutalsofarbeyonditstime.WealsohaveanotherhelpfulworkoutandmakeuproutinefromourTutorialTimearticles.AsalwaysyouknowIlovetohearfromourreadersIfyouthinkyoumighthaveasubjectarticleeditorialoreventthatcouldinterestuspleasefeelfreetoreachmeatalexisnicholsflipmagazine.net.IhopethisissueinspiresencouragesandfulllsyouasmuchasitdoesallofushereatFLiPMagazine.SowhatareyouwaitingforFliponthroughthepagesofFLiPMagazineAlexisNicholsFLiPMagazineEditorinChiefLetterfromtheEditorPhotoByStephGirardwww.stephgirardheadshots.com4WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2015 EverDeamtofBecominaPinupIfyouhaveeverdreamtofposingasaclassicpinupofthe1950sasultryvixenofthe1930sor40soravampofthe1920sthenhereisyourchanceCelesteGiulianoPhotographyisafullservicestudiowherecustomvintagestyledportraitsarethespecialty.Overthelast6yearsmyteamandIhavetransformedover1000everydaywomanintosexypinupsWeofferthebestqualityandmostprofessionalpinupphotographyavailable.WhetheritsyourrsttimeposingoryouareaproinfrontofthecameraIcanhelpyoufeelcomfortablerelaxedandcondentasyouaretransformedintoaclassypinup.Allpackagesarecompletelycustomizedtocreateuniqueimagesthatreectyouoryourlovedonespersonalityandinterests.Thephotosareaperfectgiftforabirthdayweddinganniversaryorotherspecialoccasions.Theyarealsoafunanduniquewaytodocumentandcelebratemilestonebirthdaysreachingweightlossgoalspregnancypostpregnancyandnewrelationships.Plustheymakeyoufeelsexyandgiveyoutheopportunitytopamperyourselfforaday