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Taraji P. Henson: How Living Though Parents' Violent Marriage Gave Her the Strength to Leave Her Abusive Ex

Growing up in a crime-riddled neighborhood in southeast Washington, D.C., wasn’t easy for Taraji P. Henson.

When she was about 4 years old, “my father dragged my mother by her hair into his car while threatening to kill her,” the actress, 46, writes in… 472 more words


Azealia Banks Accuses Russell Crowe of Assault as Crowe Sources Claim Rapper Threatened Him

Azealia Banks has accused Russell Crowe of assaulting her after he reportedly kicked her out of his hotel room during an intimate dinner party on Saturday night — but sources close to him maintain she threatened Crowe and had to be escorted out. 464 more words


More Of The Same From Frankfurt

From Alhambra Investment Partners, by Jeffrey P. Snider

It is quite interesting that two pieces of likely interconnected news hit today about everyone’s favorite German bank. 570 more words



Fight Club (David Fincher, 1999)

The damn poster for this film has been staring at me all day. I’m going through my photos and, god dammit, I seem to have carried this poster through several dorm rooms. 387 more words


Once again, I remember why I tend to favor contract work

When I take contracts to work, instead of doing the permanent full-time thing, I have some actual control over my destiny. I also get compensated fairly for what I do, and I don’t have this blurred line of “exempt” status, which ropes me into working overtime and never being properly compensated for my work. 341 more words

Personal Experiences With TBI

Thanksgiving Day

It’s this time of the year again – well, in Canada. In my family, we celebrate it much like our southern neighbours with a family reunion and a hearty supper composed of traditional Thanksgiving dishes. 1,223 more words


Resigning or Quitting?

It’s interesting how much better the word(s) “resign” or “step down” sound instead of “quit.” A month ago I was in a job that I really didn’t like. 373 more words

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