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Category: Ambassadors of Cool

Rosa Parks Day: Daniel Lanois on recording iconic Neville Brothers’ anthem “Sister Rosa”

Rosa Parks Day: Daniel Lanois on recording iconic Neville Brothers’ anthem “Sister Rosa”

February is Black History Month and February 4th is Rosa Parks’ birthday [born 1913]. Rosa Parks – A Brief History From Wikipedia: Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, […]

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Being The Change – Social Activist Rockstar Craig Kielburger

Being The Change – Social Activist Rockstar Craig Kielburger

We all know the quote from Mahatma Gandhi “Be the change you want to see in the world”.  It’s a beautiful sentiment and aspiration, and in 1995, one 12 year old […]

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In Conversation With Model/Entrepreneur Courtney Bingham: “everyone has insecurities”

In Conversation With Model/Entrepreneur Courtney Bingham: “everyone has insecurities”

Courtney Bingham. Photo Courtesy of Courtney Bingham.   Different Is Cool recently introduced Courtney Bingham as our newest Ambassador of Cool and Contributing Editor.  We are very excited to partner […]

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Judging & Bullying on Social Media: The Death of Kindness, Compassion & Happiness [Courtney Bingham edition]

Judging & Bullying on Social Media: The Death of Kindness, Compassion & Happiness [Courtney Bingham edition]

Courtney Bingham modelling photo. Courtesy of Courtney Bingham.   [Article first published on October 10, 2012.] She’s the ultimate tall, gorgeous, California girl turned super-elite model.  She’s a young entrepreneur, […]

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Of Shrunken Heads & Egyptian Mummies-An Ode to Collector & Bon Vivant Bill Jamieson

Of Shrunken Heads & Egyptian Mummies-An Ode to Collector & Bon Vivant Bill Jamieson

Bill “Billy” Jamieson & his beloved dog Rameses at home [Photo: William Jamieson Tribal Art]   Bill Jamieson was a Toronto legend – a tribal art dealer obsessed with illuminating […]

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Thursday Soul Treat: Andrew Schoultz, Adam Vollick & Daniel Lanois multi-media collab

Thursday Soul Treat: Andrew Schoultz, Adam Vollick & Daniel Lanois multi-media collab

Former skateboarder turned graffiti artist turned fine artist, Andrew Schoultz painted the entire exterior of Daniel Lanois’ Toronto studio in 7 days with a mural titled “The Winds Are Changin’” […]

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Of Shrunken Heads & Egyptian Mummies-An Ode to Collector & Bon Vivant Bill Jamieson

Of Shrunken Heads & Egyptian Mummies-An Ode to Collector & Bon Vivant Bill Jamieson

  Bill “Billy” Jamieson & his beloved dog Rameses at home [Photo: William Jamieson Tribal Art]   Bill Jamieson was a Toronto legend – a tribal art dealer obsessed with […]

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Being The Change – Social Activist Rockstar Craig Kielburger

Being The Change – Social Activist Rockstar Craig Kielburger

[Craig Kielburger & young friend.] We all know the quote from Mahatma Gandhi “Be the change you want to see in the world”.  It’s a beautiful sentiment and aspiration, and in […]

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