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I don't write to right. I write so that others might. You can know the word but not the author

I don't write to right. I write so that others might. You can know the word but not the author


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I don't write to right. I write so that others might. You can know the word but not the author






Dan Bongino The Fight



To Never Feel Empty



The Daily Mess Maybe Its Time

You have to shape the willingness and availability required to locate success. It has to be crafted. It will stay a forever distant dream unless you put in the time and effort to materialize the path. What remains silent is your side of the process. Not an accusation but the realization of developing the skills to be present in a new age of Now.


Gihanna Zoe From NBC's The Voice

Gihanna grew up surrounded by music. She started singing in church when she was five years old, and was later inspired to learn piano. She went on to attend a performing arts school, got involved in theater, and found a love for storytelling after winning a statewide writing competition. To date, she has written two movies, 12 short films and four plays while also working on her songwriting. Gihanna is currently enrolled in online schooling, which allows her to focus on her music and...


Play It Forward Episode 238 With Alicia Dennis From People Magazine Investigates

Hey it’s Arroe. This is Play It Forward. A look at the unexpected changes endured by entertainers, writers, camera people and all others affected but not infected by the global invasion of the Coronavirus. Real people. Real stories. The struggle to Play It Forward. Episode 238 with Alicia Dennis. People Magazine Senior Editor That’s Play It Forward. You can listen to the full conversations with these artists on three different podcasts. Like Its Live, Unplugged and Totally Uncut and View...


Stream Thinking First World Covid Problems

May 11, 2021 The daily writing exercise is called Stream Thinking. Being present in all things right now. No judgement, no perfectionisms, raw writing by way of documenting all things right now. I was recently introduced to a new term: First World Covid Problems. A great example is how we feel that being back to normal is about removing the walls designed to protect clients and guests from the potential of there being a Covid crisis. Oh I’ve got CFWP! My local CVS pharmacy. Why do they feel...


Glenn Frankel Releases The Book Shooting Midnight Cowboy

From Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, film scholar/historian, and bestselling author of The Searchers and High Noon – GLENN FRANKEL -- has a new book on Hollywood legends and history -- SHOOTING MIDNIGHT COWBOY: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and The Making of a Dark Classic (Farrar, Straus and Giroux: March 16, 2021). John Schlesinger’s Midnight Cowboy is something unique in the history of cinema. The story of a young Texan who moves to New York City to become a hustler, and the...


Devan Blake Jones From NBC's The Voice

Devan has always loved singing and committed to pursuing music after graduating high school. He got hired to sing in an Afrobeat band and took on the task of teaching himself to sing in Swahili. For the next 17 years, Devan continued his passion for music by performing in a wedding band and at various community events, but spent most of his time working his way up in office jobs to pay the bills. He is now a client relations manager at a tech firm, but still dreams of being a professional...


Pod Crashing Episode 102 With Holly Sherman From the Heroes Journey Podcast

Pod Crashing Episode 102 with Holly Sherman from Night Watch and the The Heroes Journey podcast. In the historic City of New Orleans, police officers, firefighters and EMTs working the overnight shift answer hundreds of a night. Nightwatch follows multiple sets of partners in the New Orleans Emergency Medical Services unit who cover the intense and unpredictable period from 8 PM to 4 AM as they battle time and circumstance to save lives. Holly has taken her experiences to a global level by...


LaMonica Garrett From Delilah Season 2 On OWN

LaMonica Garrett is a San Francisco native named after Oakland Raiders quarterback Daryle Lamonica. Garett is a former professional slamball player. His breakthrough acting role was an episode of One Tree Hill that had a Slamball-related storyline. He had a recurring role as 'Deputy Sheriff Cane' on FX's Sons of Anarchy. He starred as Lieutenant TAO Cameron Burk on TNT's The Last Ship,and as Secret Service agent Mike Ritter on ABC's Designated Survivor. Other credits include "Elseworlds" on...


The Daily Mess Showing My Ass

There are days that I want to leave the writing page blank... I still spoke. I made a point. I am empty. But the future reader won't understand the point or protest.


Just Another Day With Ryan Jay Episode 050721

Four new movies make their way into our lives this weekend. Two in theaters and others on demand. But are they worth your time and presence. We're checking in with Ryan Jay as he reviews Wrath of Man, Here Today, Queen Marie Of Romania and Monster. Plus Ryan is on the road next week to host the 2021 Wizard Of Oz event in Indiana.


Play It Forward Episode 237 With Dianne Grossman From Mallory's Army

Hey it’s Arroe. This is Play It Forward. A look at the unexpected changes endured by entertainers, writers, camera people and all others affected but not infected by the global invasion of the Coronavirus. Real people. Real stories. The struggle to Play It Forward. Episode 237 with Dianne Grossman from the film Mallory. Dianne is a business owner, mentor, and esteemed guest speaker. She uses her life to share her daughter Mallory's story and the devastating effects that bullying may have...


Been Here Before

May 7, 2021 Wow. The sixth anniversary of my father’s passing. Which happens to be my brothers sixtieth birthday. Here’s how I think. I can’t help it. I just am the way that I am. My brothers tormented life as a teen and beyond. Have we lived this life before? Did he know inside his unwritten chapters that his birthday would no longer carry the celebration on the day that would become my father’s final day? They never got along. He kept running away from home. Which had a huge impact on me....


LaLa Kent Releases The Book Give Them LaLa

Lala Kent is one of today's most recognizable personalities, a rising actress, and the founder of Give Them Lala Beauty. This May, Lala will bring her talents to the page with GIVE THEM LALA, a debut collection of humorous and brutally honest essays (Gallery Books; on sale 5/4/21). Lala (born Lauren Burningham) brings her signature sharp wit and endearing vulnerability to the page, exploring her rocky road to fame, sobriety, and beyond. Known for her authentic, adventurous, and unapologetic...


The Daily Mess Reaching For The Miracle

Where do we grow from here? Technology and science are at their highest peak. But where are the rest of us? The new response seems to be, "I'm here." Where is your here? How did you get here? You can't sit here waiting for a miracle. It's over there!


Texas Taliban's Christo Kidwell Talks About The EP Runs On Hate

Emerging five-piece metal band Texas Taliban releases its debut EP Runs On Hate via Pavement Entertainment. Written by vocalist Chris Kidwell and lead guitarist Erich King, the EP contains five diverse tracks of hardcore thrash that showcases what the band is all about. “This is our gift of gritty Texas murder thrash to you,” says Kidwell. In conjunction with the release of the debut EP, Texas Taliban premieres the music video for “Tu Rey Muerto.” The song packs plenty of emotion, blending...