Storytelling is a powerful tool that has been used by humans since the beginning of time. We tell stories to inform each other, to entertain each other, to connect with each other, and when our stories are shared in the right places, we tell them to impact each other.
When I ask Nicole Christian to tell me about herself, she claims she is “just a musician from Colorado.” She, of course, says this with a laugh following a drawn out explanation of her journey to Rochester and becoming a part-time calligraphy teacher.
Though there are many theories related to the psychology of horror, there is no single explanation for why we seek to be scared. Abigail Miller, owner of unSpooky Laughter, however, sums it up as a universal feeling: “It’s the appeal of getting that tingly feeling where you want to fold it into you, to make it a part of yourself.”
This week we're introducing Brain Music Episode 4, a selection of songs curated by local photographer and marketing and event coordinator, Jacalyn Meyvis. p.s. If you love 70's tunes, you'll love this playlist.