- Serial Optimist

Archive for May, 2011

Flickr Feature: Photographer in the Making

17 year old photographer Nicholas Max has been shooting for….not even a year, yet his distinct eye and concepts would lead you to believe otherwise. What’s most exciting about his […]


SO Approved: Architecture In Helsinki – Escapee

Melbourne natives Architecture In Helsinki released their fourth album Moment Bends in April, and is already being talked about as one of the best modern pop albums of the year. […]

A “Little” Disparity

The miniature stories or little people projects has been popping up quite a bit as of late. But you can’t tell me you’re sick of it. I look at this form […]

Robert B. Haas | Aerial Photography

Since 2002 National Geographic photographer Robert B. Haas has focused his artistic endeavors on aerial photography in “an effort to capture the grandeur and mystique of Earth’s continents from this […]

Flickr Feature: Oliver Morris

Normally we don’t post an artists work without either being contacted by the artist, or having something interesting to go with the work. However, today we make an exception for […]


SO You Should Know: Frank Ocean

Odd Future has been all the hype of 2011, saturating the blogosphere, taking over magazine covers, and making Tyler the Creator a bonafide star. If their performance on Jimmy Fallon […]

I’m Practically There

Photographer Jon Dean is originally from Columbus, GA, and is about to graduate from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Photography/Minor in Cinema Studies. He […]

Creative Laboratory

Mixed media artists Angelo Bramanti and Giuseppe Siracusa make up L017. They are creative thinkers who prefer the use of waste materials and recycled objects. They use any type of […]


Photography with a Cannonball of Color

When first looking through LA photographer David Michael Cortes‘ portfolio you get a lot of great black and white work, then BAM! He hits you hard with color. The actual […]


SO Love: jj – My Life, My Swag

If you are an avid reader of Serial Optimist (and you are, right?) then you know the love we have for jj. So it should come as no surprise that […]

David Welch’s “Material World”

David Welch is a fine art photographer based in Savannah, GA and Martha’s Vineyard, MA. He is currently an MFA candidate in photography at the Savannah College of Art and […]


In-Depth Conversation & Big Smiles with Comedian Nick Thune

You know Nick Thune right? He’s that guy with over 3 million Funny or Die views of his viral video “masturbation”, he’s the guy that made Jay Leno’s short stint […]


SO Fire: Joker – The Vision Ft. Jessie Ware (Let Me Breathe)

20 year-old Bristol, UK producer Joker just dropped a new single featuring the vocals of Jessie Ware. The A-Side is a vocal version of the track (video above) with the […]

Photo courtesy of Super Serious Show

Kumail Nanjiani Will Make You Laugh Hard

You’ve heard the same old story before: Born and raised in Pakistan, never seeing comedy once until moving to Iowa to attend college at 18, and being deathly shy, is […]