From Portage Northern.
A great Michigan man! He's starting a school for innercity youth:
Dr. Charles P. Muncatchy, the former Mount Clemens Community Schools superintendent who was chosen to develop and lead the academy, said Rose's involvement with the project comes down to unfinished business.
"He had his wonderful career at U-M, a wonderful professional athletic career. And right now he has a wonderful career as an analyst (for ESPN). But in his heart of hearts, he wants to make a difference for kids in the heart of Detroit. He simply wants to do his part. He's an atypical kind of man. A lot of people say this and say that, but Jalen Rose is a man of action, and he wants something very special to happen. I wish there were thousands of people who have done well in life who want to give back like he has."
For Rose, the academy, which will begin with 120 students, and add a like number for the next three years, might be just the start.
I saw this in the Meijer sale flyer this week.
Do you think the Ad agency found a good model?
I know there are some film buff around here (if anyone's hanging out in the off-season...it's been kinda bleak...), so those that are following along, want to comment on movies or awards, or react can go here. And your picks, if you have any. Mine-
|Picture||The King's Speech|
|Director||The King's Speech|
|Supporting Actor||Christian Bale|
|Support. Actress||Melissa Leo|
|Animated Feature||Toy Story 3|
|Art Direction||The King's Speech|
|Costume Design||The King's Speech|
|Documentary||Exit Thru Gift Shop|
|Short Document.||Strangers No More|
|Film Editing||The Social Network|
|Foreign Film||In a Better World|
|Music (score)||The King's Speech|
|Music (song)||We Belong Together|
|Live Action Short||God of Love|
|Adap. Screenplay||The Social Network|
|Orig. Screenplay||The King's Speech|
Director and Supporting Actress seem iffy among the big categories. Art/Costume could go to Alice. The minor short film/foreign/doc seem as open as they've ever been. And it's been awhile since the favorite has actually swept the tech sound/sound/visual awards. So we'll see...
A couple quick/helpful updates today:
- Automatic image resizing works again, and now works for images within the actual posts, in addition to images in the comments.
- You can now hide a user's posts simply by clicking on a handy "hide user" button right under a user's name within a post. Clicking the link will ask you to confirm whether you want to hide this user. If you say yes, their posts will automatically be collapsed or hidden, depending on your settings. These changes can be removed from the options page.
It doesn't look like thread preview is going to be possible without some back-end support for it, so that's a bummer, but maybe Brian will put that in place at some point.