Posts by Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and illustrator based in Southern California. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Studio Art from Wofford College, and an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice from Falmouth University in the UK. She wrote and illustrated an instructional art book about how to draw cartoons titled 'Cartooning Made Easy: Circle, Triangle, Square' that was published by Walter Foster in 2022.

June 9, 2023

‘Barbie’ Movie Used So Much Pink Paint That the World Ran Out of the Color for a Bit

It's been a year since we received the first look at Greta Gerwig's Barbie movie featuring Margot Robbie in a bright pink convertible. At long last, the film is about a month away from coming out in theaters and people couldn't be more excited. The trailer offered a longer look at the candy-colored world of Barbieland where all of the Barbies and Kens live.

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June 6, 2023

Stolen Baby Donkey Is Found and Reunited With Mother in Tearful Reunion

After a two-week search, a baby donkey named Moon was finally returned to her mother. She was reported missing from her home at Miller's Ark Animals in the UK on May 15. Since then, the Hampshire community had been working hard to collect any information about possible sightings of the foal. Fortunately, the police were able to find the culprits responsible for her capture and return Moon to the farm.

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June 2, 2023

High School Seniors Playfully Prank Principal With Unexpected Sleepover at Her House

Every year, high school seniors across the country celebrate their graduation with a creative prank. While most of the time this involves decorating their campus, dressing up, or other antics, a group of students at St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Delaware, thought outside the box. The mischievous seniors snuck into their principal's house late at night and camped out in her living room area, leading to a stunning surprise that has now gone viral.

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June 1, 2023

72-Year-Old Graduates College and His 99-Year-Old Mom Proudly Attends the Ceremony

Learning is a lifelong journey. While some people go to college early, others have a different scholastic route. For Sam Kaplan, he spent 50 years out of the classroom before eventually finding his way back at the age of 68. After enrolling in Georgia Gwinnett College, he worked toward achieving a degree in Cinema and Media Arts. The now-72-year-old proudly crossed the stage on May 11 and was cheered on by his 99-year-old mother.

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