The fact is that most business people have a handful of common writing challenges that—once fixed—can strengthen their writing skills immensely. Here are five all-too-common challenge areas and opportunities to spiff up your writing in no time and help yourself stand out among your peers in terms of communicating more effectively every time you open an email or pick up a pen. Apostrophe Marks The most common error that distinguishes well-trained writers from those who conveniently skipped high school English class can be found with apostrophe marks. Apostrophes are generally used to show possession.
The Caviezels were a family of athletes, and James steered initially towards athletics, especially basketball. In the early s he re-located to Los Angeles, working as a waiter and making the rounds of auditions.
As "Slov" Slovnik in G. Jane he made his presence felt in several scenes of intense fraternization with co-star Demi Moore.
This was the first film to be shot in New Orleans after the devastation of hurricane Katrina. The actor was chosen for the role because he was willing to commit to this unique project whole-heartedly.
Michael York as Narrator Michael York has enjoyed a successful career for over 40 years, creating an impressive body of work on stage, screen and in the recording studio. He played in all three "Austin Powers" movies, and the two "Omega Code" films.
His latest film is "Moscow Heat". He was recently a guest on "The Simpsons" and the th episode of "Law and Order: His most recent book is "Are My Blinkers Showing? He gained prominence as a college-bound young man in American Graffiti and as a nervy Jewish kid with high hopes in The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind Dreyfuss also produced and starred in the entertaining private eye movie The Big Fix After a brief lull in the early s, a well-publicized drug problem and a succession of commercial disappointments The CompetitionWhose Life Is It Anyway?
Dreyfuss received some of the best notices of his career as a determined, inspiring music teacher coping with a deaf son and the demands of his career in Mr. He rose to prominence in with the off-Broadway political satire, MacBird!
Known to television audiences for his portrayal of hard-boiled detective, Mike Hammer, and more recently as the dysfunctional Dad in the sitcom, Titus, he won a Best Actor Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe for his performance in the title role of the mini-series, Hemingway.
Following his stint in Chicago as King Lear, he will play Teddy Roosevelt in River of Doubt, a feature film to be directed by his brother, James, currently in pre-production.
An accomplished pianist and composer, he resides in southern California with his wife Malgosia and their two children, son Shannon and daughter Karolina. Marisa also has a brother, actor Adam Tomei.
As a teen, Marisa attended Edward R. Murrow High School and graduated in the class of She was one year into her college education at Boston University when she dropped out for a co-starring role on the CBS daytime drama "As the World Turns" Her role on that show paved the way for her entrance into film: A subsequent starring role -- and attempted makeover into Audrey Hepburn -- in the romantic comedy Only You proved only moderately successful.
Fortunately for Tomei, she was able to rebound the following year with a solid performance as a troubled single mother in Nick Cassavetes Unhook the Stars which earned her a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
In recent years, Marisa has co-starred with Mel Gibson in the hugely successful romantic comedy What Women Want and during the movie award season, she proved her first Best Supporting Actress Oscar win was no fluke when she received her second nomination in the same category for the critically acclaimed dark drama, In the Bedroom Born May 27 in Brooklyn, Lou has a flair for projecting quiet authority and has scored well personally in a string of diverse and challenging roles.
The aspiring actor caught a break at his first Broadway audition for "Take A Giant Step"where, beating out other candidates, the then year-old landed the lead. After attending NYU on a basketball scholarship, Lou was drafted by the New York Knicks but instead continued to nurture his burgeoning acting career.
This led to numerous appearances on network series in the s and 70s culminating inwhen he picked up an Emmy for his eloquent portrayal of Fiddler in the landmark ABC miniseries "Roots".
A riveting performance as a drug-dealing cutthroat stalking Nick Nolte and Jacqueline Bisset in "The Deep" catapulted him to wider popularity, but the tough by-the-book drill sergeant in "An Officer and a Gentleman" won him a Best Supporting Oscar that consolidated his place in the Hollywood hierarchy.
Following his Oscar, he made numerous big screen and television appearances ,being singled out for his work as Egyptian president Anwar Sadat in "Sadat"the sci-fi adventure "Enemy Mine" where his lizard-like makeup won kudos, and in the action adventure series "Iron Eagle" ,, which introduced him to a whole new generation of moviegoers.
Currently, Lou has two forthcoming movies slated for release. Lou is also developing the Eracism Foundation which is aimed at bringing cultural and historical education to our youth through arts and entertainment.Sep 06, · The Resegregation of Jefferson County. What one Alabama town’s attempt to secede from its school district tells us about the fragile progress of racial integration in America.
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OUR BEST SELLING AUTHORS. Caitlin Coxon Claire Linda Demmer Ashley Nader Rita Anderson Lois and Kelly Corcoran. Often, the term "Yat" refers particularly to the New Orleans accents that are "strongest" or most especially reminiscent of a working-class New York City accent, though others use the term as a regional marker, to define the speech heard in certain parts of the city and its inner suburbs.
Dec 22, · Why do white people in New Orleans have a "New York" accent? It does sound just like a New York accent (though there are different New York accents too.) I thought it was so odd.
The dialect is called "Yat." there are even internet articles about it. Does not sound at all like a southern accent. New York and New Orleans. It Status: Open.
Sep 06, · The Resegregation of Jefferson County. What one Alabama town’s attempt to secede from its school district tells us about the fragile progress of racial integration in America.