Monday, April 18, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Jen Kirkman

Erica Rivera interviewed comedian and New York Times bestselling author Jen Kirkman about sexism on Twitter, dating before smart phones existed, and why Hillary Clinton is her presidential candidate of choice. Read more on City Pages here.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews R.T. Rybak (Again!)

Erica Rivera interviewed former mayor of Minneapolis R.T. Rybak about his new political autobiography Pothole Confidential. Read his thoughts about House of Cards, running for office again, and why funerals were such a big part of his three-term tenure on City Pages here.

Rivera also interviewed Rybak in 2013 for his "Unaugural" celebration. Read that interview here.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Erica Rivera Contributes to "Best Of" Cover Story

Erica Rivera was honored to interview six of the recipients of MN Meetings + Events magazine's Best of 2015 awards for a cover story. Read about the outstanding planning professionals in the Spring 2016 issue or online here.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Ani DiFranco

Photo by Charles Waldorf

Erica Rivera spoke to feminist icon and singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco about her Vote Dammit! tour, being criticized for writing love songs, and why she moved to New Orleans. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews James Eli Shiffer

Photo by Karl Herber

Erica Rivera interviewed Star Tribune columnist and editor James Eli Shiffer about his new book The King of Skid Row. Read the Q&A about this seedy era of Minneapolis' history on City Pages here.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Krista Tippett

Photo by Peter Beck

Erica Rivera spoke with Peabody Award-winning host Krista Tippett about her On Being program, the art of listening, and her new book Becoming Wise. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Peggy Orenstein

Erica Rivera spoke with bestselling author Peggy Orenstein about her new, groundbreaking book Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape. Read the Q&A about modern "hookup culture" on City Pages here.