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Hi, I'm Daniela. Welcome to my personal lair on the Internet. This is where I write about storytelling, activism, technology and pop culture. Sometimes I post videos. I update my lair when the mood strikes me. Follow me on Twitter for daily updates (@dcap).


Here are some of my favorite clips I’ve accumulated while working for MTV, Current TV and other media entities.


Rutger Hauer talks ‘Hobo,’ ‘Dracula 3D’ and ‘Blade Runner’

The Shorty Awards: Short-form content changing the world


Jay-Z Signs ‘Superstar’ Willow Smith To Roc Nation

Willow Smith Makes Music Debut With ‘Whip My Hair’

Keri Hilson, Ciara Heat Up BET’s ‘Black Girls Rock!’ Show

Exclusive Entrevista: George A. Romero On Comics & Morality

George A. Romero On His Latino Heritage: ‘I Was The Shark, Not The Jet’

Living On The Fringe: Q&A With ‘American Mystic’ Director Alex Mar

- 1,500-Mile Message: Students Walk To Bring The DREAM Act To Obama

- Why Did Obama Diss The iPad?

- Behind ‘High Soft Lisp’: Q&A With Love And Rockets’ Gilbert Hernandez

Digital Evolution: What High Speed Internet Could Mean For Cuba

15th Anniversary Q&A: Selena’s Sister Suzette Shares Her Memories


Girl In A Coma: The Next Runaways?

Beyoncé’s Tour Opener In New York: Five Things You Might Have Missed

Tweet Dreams: A Few Celebs Share Deep Thoughts While Others Complain About Restaurant Service

Santigold Tourmate Amanda Blank Emerges From Friend’s Shadow At New York Show

KRS-One Shares His Philosophy In ‘The Gospel Of Hip Hop’

Beyonce Offering $20 Tickets For Upcoming Tour

A Short Ida Maria Live Show Is Better Than None At All

Is Oprah The Beginning Of The End For Twitter?

Diddy Invites iPhone Users To Hop On His Train

The Fray Introduce ‘The Fray Live’ iPhone Application

Preview Ebony Bones’ ‘The Musik’ Video

Rapper Puts Himself In ‘Super Mario Bros.’

MC Hammer, AFI’s Hunter Burgan Celebrate Twitter Mania At Shorty Awards

Lil Wayne, Fall Out Boy And More Cater To Tech-Savvy Fans With iPhone Apps

– Kim Petras (Formerly Tim) Becomes World’s Youngest Transsexual Pop Star

John Forte Discusses Life After Prison In Online Video And Memoir

Ebony Bones Is Giving Away A Trip To SXSW — And We’ve Got What You Need To Win It (writer and coordinated promotion and exclusive acquisition)

Afro-Punk Songstress Ebony Bones Makes ‘The Musik’ — And Everything Else — All By Herself


The Noisettes Talk Afro-Punk, Wild Young Hearts And Their Favorite Artists Of 2008

Afro-Punk Scene, Inspired By Santogold, TV On The Radio And More, Explodes Into A Multi-Genre Movement (feature)

Lil’ Cease Wants To Pump You Up

Janet Jackson Fans Not Buying Her Brand Of Discipline At MSG Show

Prince’s ‘21 Nights’: An Intimate Look At Life On The Road

Writer Jonathan Ames Whets Our Whistle With An Exclusive 6-Page Preview Of ‘The Alcoholic’ (feature)

Ebony Bones, Yo La Tengo, Titus Andronicus Wrap Up Brooklyn Pool Parties

MySpace Phenom Ebony Bones Borrows Name From DC Universe

Janelle Monae Demonstrates The Afro-Punk Attitude — In Formal Attire

Team Dresch Reunion, Plus Antler! Cracks My Face

Sweetie Lure NYC Locals To Times Square For EP Release Show

Girl In A Coma Cast Their Spell Over The Knitting Factory


9 to 5’ers By Day, Rock Stars By Night (feature)


January 2009 – Manifest Hope: DC Gallery

August 2008 – Pete Wentz And Cobra Starship At Angels & Kings In Chicago