Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Patrick

Patrick is a Christian with more than 28 years experience in professional writing, producing and marketing. His professional background also includes social media, reporting for broadcast television and the web, directing, videography and photography. He enjoys getting to know people over coffee and spending time with his dog.
Life

They’re Scared NOW??

The porn industry in California has been rocked by an HIV scare, as two performers have recently tested positive for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. As a result, adult movie production there is under a two-month shutdown. Mary Carey, a porn star who ran for governor of California, gave...
Life

McDonald’s Deserves a Break Today!

I'm really beginning to feel sorry for McDonald's. No matter what they do, they just can't win. Before announcing a series of steps to make their menu healthier, everybody accused them of trying to make America fat with their cheeseburgers and salty french fries. After announcing a series of steps,...
Grammar

Ten Words That Need to Go Away!!

1. "Bling-bling" - It's not really a word; it sounds more like something a three-year-old might say when she really means, "Bottle." 2. "Myself" - If you use this word, nine times out of ten you use it incorrectly. You can only use the word "myself" in a grammatically-correct sentence...
Blogging

Lessons from AOL J-Land

What I've learned about life from AOL journals so far: 1. Spelling doesn't matter. 2. Grammar doesn't matter. (I suppose that those who can't spell generally can't be expected to use the misspelled words correctly!) 3. If you do spell correctly and use grammar correctly at the same time, you...
Obit

Remembering Allistair Cooke

America has lost a true patriot with the death last week of British-born broadcaster, lecturer and author Alistair Cooke. In September, 1974, Cooke experienced one of the proudest moments of his life: he addressed a special session of Congress to help kick off the body's bicentenial celebration. He offered these...
CrimeNews & MediaOdd

The Story Changes…And the Crowd Goes Wild!

It's quite amazing to see the reaction on AOL's message boards (Keyword: News Community, click "Crime & Courts" link) about the 20-year-old Wisconsin college student who was found alive after a four-day disappearance, and the follow-up story that her claims are no longer being considered credible by police who are...
Grammar

A ‘Thing’ About Verbs

Here's a story that I wish was an April Fool's Day joke! Warren St. John reports in the New York Times that Shepard Smith, 40, host of Fox News Channel's "Fox Report," has a "thing" about verbs. Smith, in fact, doesn't like them. When he sees one in his scripts,...
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