Posts by Dawn Schiller

LOVE: An Exclusive Interview with Val Kilmer

The secret world of Val Art: Val Kilmer’s burgeoning art that you never saw coming. We know him as the brilliant actor who won our hearts in numerous unforgettable roles. He’s the gun-slinging dentist Doc Holliday in Tombstone, the poetic genius Jim Morrison in The Doors, Maverick’s rival-turned-ally Lt. Tom “Iceman” Kazanski in Top Gun, the bank robber Chris Shiherlis in Heat. Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Kurt Russell and Bill Paxton in Tombstone (1993) /        …read more

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When Love Wins: How Human Trafficking Survivor Elisia Lopez Reunited with Son Nahko Bear

A human trafficking survivor and her firstborn found each other and made peace with their painful past, inspiring the revolutionary music of Nahko Bear. After a ridiculous number of rings, she picks up. “Elisia,” I say, exasperated. “Sis! Are you ready to do this interview? “Hang on, Sis.” I just saw my client on the street and I gotta give him this lighter. Don’t ask.” She puts me on hold. Again. I do know not to ask.        …read more