I was a writer on 'The Office' but ended up selling shirts at Macy's. Landing another TV writing job after the hit show was shockingly hard — and my race absolutely had something to do with it.
Anthony Q. Farrell says it was really surprising that, after writing on a series as popular as "The Office," he wasn't able to find work in Hollywood.news.yahoo.com
Writer shares her experience growing up Asian American in the South
Writer shares her experience growing up Asian American in the South in a new Washington Post opinion piece, writer Cecilia Kim shares her experience facing racism as an Asian American growing up in the South. She joins CBSN AM to talk about her story.cbsnews.com
Behind the story: From Nepal to Saudi Arabia, reporting how a dead man came back to life
One such laborer was Subash Tamang, who was mistakenly declared dead after a traffic accident in Saudi Arabia. Subash Tamang holds his own death certificate from Saudi Arabia, sitting on his porch in Laxmimarga, Nepal, on June 27, 2017. Getting a visa to report in Saudi Arabia was a bigger challenge. AdvertisementI was in Spain when I finally booked my ticket for Saudi Arabia. At the recommendation of women journalist colleagues, I scoured Madrid for an abaya, the customary all-black dress for women in Saudi Arabia .latimes.com
These kitchen items from Amazon I actually use in my own kitchen
You can get them all on Amazon, and since it’s Prime Day, why not treat yourself to something special for your kitchen? Instant Pots are insanely popular, so if you already have one, you know just how versatile this kitchen appliance can be. It’s really great for steaming veggies, too. Really nice Dutch ovens can get really expensive, but this one on Amazon is a reasonable price, and it’s a great quality. Having both of these items in your kitchen will be great additions.
Personality Quiz: What yearbook position are you?
We’ve all looked forward to that fun tradition of signing “H.A.G.S” and wishing friends the best of luck in college in our yearbooks. If you were the one putting the high school yearbook together, wonder what job you would have? Take the personality quiz below to find out who you’d be in the yearbook club! Don’t forget that we have a contest that any and all high schoolers could win, because YOU vote for them! Instagram: @4FrenzyTwitter: @4FrenzyFacebook: facebook.com/4FrenzyWe would like to thank our sponsor Meijer for their support!
When I ran for school board, I never expected to make life-or-death decisions. Then came COVID-19.
Five years ago I ran for my local school board for the first time. Six signs and a huge game of telephone later, I won a seat on my local school board. In New Hampshire, our governor left the decision to local districts explaining that all towns faced different issues. That left the decision to me and the six other members of the Derry School Board. Erika Cohen is in her fifth year on the Derry School Board and currently serves as secretary.chalkbeat.org
Ann Arbors second annual Nevertheless Film Festival to go virtual in July
ANN ARBOR Nevertheless Film Festival has announced it will be taking place online this year July 9-12. At least half of the films featured in the festival are produced, written or directed by womxn (a term which includes non-cisgender women). According to festival organizers, the benefit of a virtual festival is that anyone in the United States can access the program. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to pivot to a virtual platform for the 2020 Nevertheless Film Festival and continue forward with our mission of elevating the work of womxn in film even during these uncertain times, Meredith Finch, founder and director of the festival said in a news release. For more information about Nevertheless Film Festival, visit www.neverthelessfilmfestival.com.
Orson Welles' unfinished masterpiece to be completed
The legendary writer, actor and director died 30 years ago while editing his last movie. The film was titled “The Other Side of the Wind,” the semi auto-biographical story of an aging director who returns to Hollywood after years in exile intent on making a comeback. Now, the film may be completed at last thanks to producer Filip Jan Rymsza and his successful “crowdfunding,”. Rymsza joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the fascinating project.cbsnews.com