Ann Dowd as the restaurant manager in "Compliance"
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Do the coolest brands really deserve their alleged socially responsible reputations? In her new book,
J.K Rowling was famously rejected by a mighty 12 publishers before Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stonewas accepted by Bloomsbury - and even then only at the insistence of the chairman's eight-year-old daughter.
Judy Blume, Gertrude Stein and D.H Lawrence all got a lot of 'no's from publishers before any said yes.
But while some were chucked quietly in the publishers' bin of doom, others recieved an additional slap in the face in the form of som...Read more
My examiner.com article about the exhibit:
Art 101: BWAC's "Celebrate 20" Spring 2012 Art Show - New York NY & Examiner.com.
A concert that covers all basses (pun intended)!:All-New York Double Bass Festival - New York NY & Examiner.com
via salon.com "Studies suggest that after physical death, mind and consciousness may continue in a transcendent level of reality that normally is not accessible to our senses and awareness..." This resembles a traditional Jewish belief that in the first week after bu...Read more
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