- September 21, 2009
- No Whitney Port
NYU grad Sean Patrick Murray, 22, thinks he can do MTV one better.
- September 14, 2009
- Welcome Back, Kaiser
Tom Kaiser joined the Achievement First Endeavor charter school when it opened in 2006. At 27, he’s now the principal.
- August 24, 2009
- Blood Work
When Yale refused to show 25-year-old Kate Levant’s performance-art project, New York dealer Zach Feuer gave her keys to his gallery.
- August 10, 2009
- Line Cutter
To launch GoMobo, Noah Glass dropped out of Harvard Business School before his first semester.
- August 3, 2009
- A Year in Bushwick
Dustin Payseur, 23, was sick of working at Urban Outfitters and about to move back home to North Carolina—but then he got a record deal.
- July 20, 2009
- Virginity and the City
Elna Baker is a 27-year-old Mormon living in New York whose stand-up comedy landed her a book deal.
- July 13, 2009
- Party Girl
Cash-strapped Robert Suchan from Long Island took a cue from his Aunt Barbara and is now the nation’s top-selling Tupperware consultant.
- June 29, 2009
- The Reluctant Fiddler
Christina Courtin, 25, entered Juilliard to master the violin but came out a singer-songwriter.
- June 15, 2009
- First Bite
Nine-year-old Emma Kenney made a short movie about a vampire named Francesca. It got accepted into an international film festival.
- June 1, 2009
- Albany Calls
Christopher Sealey wonders what the New York State Senate was thinking when it hired him as its first creative director.