Marissa Blahnik

Marissa is managing editor of Rewire and an award-winning digital and broadcast media producer. She identifies as a Leo, a Jersey girl, and a musical theater fanatic.

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Should the United States Colonize Mars?

NASA’s plans to go back to the Moon and eventually Mars have been expedited by President Donald Trump. […]

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Should the U.S. Build a Wall on Both of its Borders?

The border between the USA and Mexico has been dominating the headlines, but what about the other border […]

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This Barber Shop Museum is a Feast for the Eyes

Produced and filmed by Martin Blanco, edited by Clayton Stansberry. A living tradition “I had a dream to […]

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‘Sound Field’ Will Take Your Music Obsession to the Next Level

Think about your favorite song. Then think about why you love it so much. The answer is probably […]

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From Mental Health to Money: Talking Points to Get You Started

The more important a topic is, the harder it can be to talk about. Whether at work or […]

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Monicat Data Makes Technology Work for Creatives

The day I met with Jasmine Russell of Monicat Data, she was wearing a yellow shirt, sitting in […]

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9 Relevant Artists to Inspire Your Next Internet Break

The mental and physical health-boosting benefits of making art is well documented. However, not all of us are […]

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Diaries, Letters, Cat Paw? What’s Inside the New York Public Library

Most of us don’t work in iconic buildings. Or, if our offices have any sort of local notoriety, […]

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Theoroi is the Performing Arts Social Club You Need

For Tessa Retterath Jones, landing a job at the Schubert Club, Minnesota’s oldest performing arts organization, located in […]

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Should we elect our Supreme Court Justices?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we elect our Supreme Court Justices and should they have […]

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Unlock Your Powers of Invention to Level Up Your Big Idea

We’re living in a time of great innovation. Entrepreneurs are riffing on existing technologies, products or services to […]