PEOPLE OF INTEREST
Lives in: 9ero %eacK
Family: single. ´, KaYe two
sisters wKo liYe in tKe 1ortK-
east. 0\ motKer liYes in +obe
Education: %acKelor of $rts
degree from 6araK /awrence &ollege
Hobbies: \oga dogs
What inspires me: nature and creatiYe SeoSle
Something most people don’t know about me: “I worked
witK dolSKins at 0arine 0ammal /ab in +awaii wKere ,
KelSed teacK language to two dolSKins.µ
Images of McGuirk’s illustrations are projected behind her during her TED
Talk in Hollywood, Calif., Sept. 15.
worNs and it·s deÀnitel\ not fortunetelling.
´(Yer\tKing in nature Kas a design Must liNe snowflaNes and
ÀngerSrints and we eacK KaYe a design tooµ 0c*uirN sa\s.
´:e are electromagnetic beings and energies are imSrinted
6o Kow did sKe land tKose radio interYiews as well as a
coYeted +oll\wood 7(' 7alN" 6Ke wowed tKe rigKt SeoSle
witK Ker astrological acumen.
´,·Ye been giYing creatiYit\ and astrolog\ worNsKoSs at
5ancKo /a 3uerta in 0eico for \ears. 8nbeNnownst to
me tKe wife of tKe Kead of tKe +oll\wood 7(' 7alNs was in
tKe audience one da\. 6Ke aSSroacKed me sa\ing , sKould do
a 7(' 7alN and , told Ker ,·d wanted to for a long time. 6Ke
reall\ went to bat for me and it KaSSenedµ 0c*uirN sa\s.
:Kile 0c*uirN is an eSerienced Sublic sSeaNer tKis was
sometKing diͿerent. 7Kere are no cue cards or SromSters and
no Sodium. <ou walN out stand on tKe red dot and start talN-
ing eitKer from memor\ or etemSoraneousl\.
´,t must be on a single Soint and tied to tKe tKeme tKe\
giYe \ou and taNe eactl\ minutes. 0ine was Humanity in
the Digital Age, µ sKe sa\s.
)or tKe radio sKows it was sligKtl\ diͿerent. :Ken 0c-
*uirN·s Sublicist tried to booN Ker radio Sroducers asNed Ker
to SroYe Ker stuͿ. 6o oYer tKe SKone 0c*uirN got tKeir times
and Slaces of birtK and did miniastrolog\ readings ³ liYe.
´2ne Sroducer was so imSressed sKe wanted me to go on
tKe sKow tKe net da\µ 0c*uirN sa\s witK a laugK.
$notKer nigKt sKe was liYe on tKe radio station 0idnigKt
2cean. 6Ke told tKe Kost Ke Kad tKe wiring to be an alcoKolic
and Ke told Ker Ke was ÀYe \ears dr\.
´,t worNs Sercent of tKe time if \ou use it as a naYi-