Posts by Madyson DeJausserand

Madyson DeJausserand

Madyson DeJausserand is a Video Editor at My Modern Met Academy and a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. She is also an award-winning filmmaker who graduated from Oakland University with a BA in Cinema Studies with a specialization in Filmmaking. Her passions for filmmaking and art bleed into her everyday life and she devotes her time to developing her voice as a filmmaker, writer, artist, and editor.
September 8, 2022

Baby Seal Breaks Into New Zealand Home to Terrify Cat and Lounge on Couch

When New Zealander Jenn Ross left her house at 6 a.m. to go to the gym, she heard a bark come from under her car. Whatever it was quickly shuffled away and she thought nothing of it. “She thought it was someone’s dog,” explains her husband Phil. What she found when she returned is probably the seal-iest thing you could think of: a baby fur seal flopping around in her hallway.

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September 5, 2022

Self-Taught Violinist Becomes NYC Street Performer Wowing People With His Amazing Skills

When Wuilly Arteaga was younger, he used to frequent his local internet cafe to learn how to play music. The cafe owner made a deal with him; he’d give Arteaga some cash if he helped around the business. Arteaga then used that money to purchase a cheap violin, and the cafe owner helped pay half. His parents,  however, forbade him from playing the violin and impressed upon him the importance of religion.

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August 30, 2022

All-Black Female American Airline Crew Flies to Honor Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman moved from Texas to Chicago at the age of 23 in the hopes of a better life with more opportunity. Inspired by the exciting stories of flying that WWI soldiers told her, Coleman decided pursue a career in aviation. Sadly, she was denied entry to any school she approached because she was both a woman and Black. With no other American options to obtain schooling, she traveled to France.

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August 23, 2022

Rick Astley Recreates “Never Gonna Give You Up” Music Video After 35 Years

Even though RickRolling is practically a vintage internet prank at this point, it’s proving to still be a popular joke to pull on family and friends. For 15 years, Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” music video—which was originally released in 1987–has been used to troll people. Now, there’s finally a new version thanks to an ad for California State Automobile Association Insurance Group (CSAA).

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