President Donald Trump on 9/11

President Donald Trump reaction at arriving to 9/11 memorial

“Trump has been saying bizarre, emotionally out of step shit about 9/11 since 9/11.” That morning in 2001, Trump actually went on the radio and bragged that his building was now the tallest in downtown Manhattan. “That is not a normal thing to say.”   “@realDonaldTrump: I would like to extend my best wishes to all, even the haters and losers, on this special date, September 11th.” — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 12, 2013                   You arriving to a memorial with your usual…

Job-shamed ‘Cosby Show’ actor exposes addiction to judging

Geoffrey Owens

It was called a “feel good” story, but it was all about feeling bad. A 50-year-old woman was shopping with her 40-year-old wife at a Trader Joe’s in New Jersey. At the checkout counter, they noticed a slightly heavyset cashier with a graying beard. He was ringing up and bagging groceries. “I said, ‘Wait a minute, that’s the guy from The Cosby Show,” Karma Lawrence would tell the media. Had this been 30 years ago, the incident would have ended there, and you would not know a thing about it.…

Geoffrey Owens accepts Tyler Perry gig

geoffrey-owens access job from Tyler Perry after job-shaming of Trader Joe's cashier job

A representative for Owens told CNN that he has accepted a job offer from Tyler Perry, who tweeted earlier this week that he wanted Owens to appear on his OWN television show, “The Haves and The Have Nots.” Owen’s exact role on the show is unknown, but he’ll appear on multiple episodes.   #Actor #GeoffreyOwens responds to the apology from woman who took the picture of him working at #TraderJoe’s: “I say that’s very cool, and I say I accept that… if I could see her now, I could totally…

Donald Trump on David Letterman through the years

Donald Trump on Late Night, 1986-87 Trump’s first appearance was in a remote that aired October 1, 1986: Dave paid a quick visit to his office at Trump Tower. (This was referenced in the next clip.) Dave asks Trump to reveal his wealth, Trump points out that his chair is lower than David’s,   Donald Trump on Late Night, May 21, 1992 Trump discusses his recent financial woes and divorce, Ross Perot, and his take on Mike Tyson’s rape conviction.   Donald Trump on David Letterman 17 October, 2013 Full…

Geoffrey Owens Time Magazine interview

Cosby Show Geoffrey Owens

  ; “Every job is worthwhile” “Every job is worthwhile.” Former ‘Cosby Show’ actor Geoffrey Owens speaks out over job-shaming incident https://t.co/zTTzwXwEzQ pic.twitter.com/zF8yuxwGAi — TIME (@TIME) September 4, 2018 Like his fan page! https://www.facebook.com/ActorGeoffreyOwens/     Geoffrey Owens wears Yale hat and Trader Joe’s nametag on Good Morning America 😀 Geoffrey Owens has on his @Yale hat AND Trader Joe’s badge. This is a thinkpiece in one picture pic.twitter.com/w4P9ot2Ue6 — Exavier Pope (@exavierpope) September 4, 2018           An act of kindness. Twenty-two years ago while I…

Former Cosby show star shamed for having a job gets job offer from Tyler Perry

Cosby Show Geoffrey Owens

  Events after the Trader Joe’s job-shaming incident. Owens has taught acting classes at Yale and has appeared on several television shows over the years such as The Affair and Lucifer, but he said no job has lasted more than 10 weeks. The Trader Joe’s gig gave him the flexibility to audition while earning a steady check. Owens has now quit his grocery store job that he had been at for 15 months because all of the new-found attention made it impossible to remain working there. But, it’s likely that Owens will see a slew…

Daily Writing Tips – Suffixes of Quality

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This post lists suffixes—any group of letters attached to the end of a word, a base, or a phrase to convey a meaning related to that of the root element—that pertain to qualities. Examples of nouns featuring a particular suffix are provided after the suffix. Suffixes attached to words to refer to a quality of being or a state or condition include the following:-acity: perspicacity, capacity-an: partisan, urban-ance: attendance, balance-ate: apostate, reprobate-cracy: democracy, theocracy-cy: residency, privacy-dom: kingdom, wisdom-ence: sentience, abscence-ern: western, cavern-ery: bravery, effrontery-escence: effervescence, adolescence-ese: legalese, Chinese-esque: burlesque, grotesque-ete: aesthete, athlete-ette: kitchenette, cigarette-ful: handful, earful-gamy: monogamy, polygamy-gon: pentagon, polygon-hood: brotherhood, neighborhood-ia: absentia, dementia-ial: editorial, colonial-ian: pediatrician, patrician-ine: canine, feline-ity: gravity, hilarity-ization: organization, fertilization-less: fearless, homeless-let: inlet,…

Primes and Princes – DailyWritingTips

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This post lists and defines words deriving from the adjective primus, meaning “first” or “finest.” premier: first, or earliest; as a noun, a synonym for “prime minister”premier danseur/première danseuse: the first male and female dancer, respectively, in a ballet companypremiere: most commonly, a first performance or broadcast of a performing-arts production or the first day of an exhibition (and, rarely, the leading actress in a production); as a verb, pertains to appearing for the first time in a starring role, or the first performance of a performing-arts productionprim: neat and trim, or prudish or stiffly…

Boarder wall between the U.S. and Canada?

United States Canadian Boarder

With the attention given to the billions of dollars that would be needed to put up and maintain a wall between the United States and Mexico, something that should come to mind is the boarder between U.S. and Canada. (officially known as the International Boundary). Some have asked the question:   Is there a wall between The United States and Canada? Douglas Chapel, Avid follower of Canadian politics; general Canadaphile No, there is certainly nothing that would be understood as a wall along any significant part of the U.S.-Canada border.…