Karynne Summars

Karynne Summars

Editor & Senior Writer at The Hedonist Magazine

It is not a secret that when we are passionate and love what we do, the most positive emotions arise within us reflecting great results and touching those around us. Our creativity has no boundaries when it comes to evolving in doing what we feel is our calling.   Always

Chris Warren calls himself an easy going, laid back guy who would rather like to stay at home and relax than being at the center of every party, and that might just be the right recipe for his busy life as a prolific actor, executive producer and creator of his

The fifth annual Greenwich International Film Festival, which started on May 29, held its Changemaker Gala on May 30 honoring award-winning actress, filmmaker and philanthropist Eva Longoria Bastón who delivered an inspiring acceptance speech demonstrating her strong commitment to her work in connection with the Eva Longoria Foundation, which seeks

Think about your all-time favorite film. You’ve probably watched it countless times and find pleasure in watching it each time. You can name the lead actor or actress, the supporting cast, and the director. But, if asked about the production designer, you would probably draw a blank, even though without

Sometimes we are so taken by a person in history that we feel the need to go back in time to further explore his or her life and then even take on attributes of that person that can lead to life-changing ways and actions.  Modern-day actress Romy Nordlinger and 19th

Winston|Baker’s 11th New York TV & Film Finance Forum, which took place on April 24, 2019, at the Dream Hotel Downtown, as usual, had an exciting lineup of speakers and panels. This year’s event was presented in association with the New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME). The

THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE OF GREENWICH FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS AN EXCITING LINEUP OF CUTTING-EDGE CINEMA ​Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Focus on French Cinema (FFC),​ the annual ​Francophone festival of the ​Alliance Française of Greenwich​ for new cutting-edge cinema across the French-speaking world returns to Connecticut and Manhattan

D.J. Higgins’ Award-Winning Short Drama Super-Woman Delivers A Teachable Moment Fresh off of his Best Director and Best TV/Web Series win at the Cutting Room International Short Film Festival, director, writer and producer  D.J. Higgins just garnered another well-deserved award for Best Drama-Short Film at the March 2019 Brightside Tavern

The uniqueness of Venice where visitors arrive at their hotel by water rather than land already sets the excitement to experience this fascinating city. After an approximate 30-minute exhilarating boat ride from Marco Polo airport via the Grand Canale, guests arrive at the private landing dock of Palazzina Grassi, a

Nestled high atop the hills in Cernobbio, Italy, you can find this gem of an upscale restaurant overlooking the majestic Lago di Como. The drive up from Via Regina may be hair raising for some as a narrow winding and curvy road is the only way that leads to this