Hugh Chisholm was a British journalist, editor of the 10th, 11th and 12th editions of the Encyclopædia Britannica. He was born in London, a son of Henry Williams Chisholm, Warden of the Standards at the Board of Trade. Hugh Chisholm was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he graduated from the latter in 1888 with a first class in Literae Humaniores. He read for the Bar and was called to the Middle Temple in 1892. Chisholm worked for The St James's Gazette as assistant editor from 1892 and was appointed editor in 1897. During these years, he contributed numerous articles on political and literary subjects to the weekly journals and monthly reviews, becoming well known as a literary critic and conservative publicist, he moved in 1899 to The Standard as chief leader-writer and moved in 1900 to The Times, to act as co-editor with Sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace and President Arthur Twining Hadley of Yale University on preparation of the eleven volumes forming the 10th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.
In 1903, he became editor-in-chief for the 11th edition, completed under his direction in 1910, published as a whole by the Cambridge University Press, in 29 volumes, in 1911. He subsequently edited the Britannica Year-Book. Chisholm had been suggested as replacement as editor of The Times as an alternative to Dawson, in 1913, following his return from America overseeing the printing of The Britannica Year-Book, he was appointed day editor. In August 1913 he was appointed a director of the company, he was financial editor throughout World War I, resigning in 1920 when he embarked on the editorship of the three volumes forming the 12th edition of Encyclopædia Britannica, published in 1922. The mathematician Grace Chisholm was his sister; the Times, 30 September 1924, p 14, Issue 43770, Col d. Obituary of Chisholm. Janet E. Courtney: An Oxford Portrait Gallery, 1931, pp 167–157. Janet Courtney, née Hogarth, worked for The Times Book Club and was responsible for the arrangement of the Index volume to the 11th and 12th editions of Encyclopædia Britannica.
Anon, History of "The Times", Vol 3, 1884 - 1912, pp 121, 519, 755, 829 Ibid, Vol 4, 1912 - 1920, pp 143, 137, 138, 208, 472 Dictionary of National Biography, article "Hugh Chisholm" Chisholm, Hugh, ed.. "Chisholm, Hugh". Encyclopædia Britannica. 30. London & New York. P. 669. The Chisholm family
Richard Leland Bare was an American director and screenwriter of television shows and short films. Born in Turlock, California, he attended USC School of Cinematic Arts where he directed his most notable student film, The Oval Portrait, an adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's story, he became notable post-graduation for writing and directing the Joe McDoakes series of short films for Warner Brothers between 1942 and 1956, featuring George O'Hanlon in the title role. On television, he directed seven classic The Twilight Zone episodes: "To Serve Man", "What's in the Box?", "The Fugitive", "Third from the Sun", "The Purple Testament", "Nick of Time" and "The Prime Mover". He directed every episode of the 1960s-1970s CBS television series Green Acres, he directed feature films, including Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend and Wicked, Wicked. On May 2, 2014, he acquired the rights with producer Phillip Goldfine to produce a movie and Broadway play based on Green Acres, his memoir, Confessions of a Hollywood Director discusses his directorial work, as well as behind-the-scenes information, his service as a captain in the Army Air Forces' First Motion Picture Unit.
Bare wrote The Film Director: A Practical Guide to Motion Picture and Television Techniques, a text to teach the craft of directing to aspiring filmmakers. On November 19, 2007, Bare announced, he died on March 2015, at the age of 101 at his home in Newport Beach, California. Two Gun Troubador Smart Girls Don't Talk Flaxy Martin Return of the Frontiersman This Side of the Law So You Want to Learn to Dance Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend Wicked, Wicked Richard L. Bare on IMDb Richard L. Bare at The Interviews: An Oral History of Television
Local iQ was a free arts and entertainment biweekly magazine published in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It featured information about various artists and entertainers within New Mexico's largest city, was distributed to subscribers across New Mexico's largest markets, its coverage spanned art, entertainment, food, architecture and more. Francine Maher Hopper is the publisher. Launched as a quarterly in 2006, the magazine stopped being printed in 2014, their website is no longer active. The magazine, its website, have been recommended by travel guides, such at those by Fodor's, has covered many events within New Mexico and Albuquerque's entertainment scenes, including interviewing Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston, Etsy's and Levitated Toy Factory's cofounder Jared Tarbell, author John Nichols. Weekly Alibi Official website
Scott Brinker, born 28 September 1971 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, is a computer programmer and entrepreneur. Brinker attended the University of Miami on early admission during his junior year in high school, but withdrew when he joined Galacticomm full-time in 1991. In 2002, Brinker returned to school part-time at the School of General Studies at Columbia University in New York City, where he graduated summa cum laude with a B. S. in Computer Science as valedictorian of his graduating class. In 2007, he graduated from the MIT Sloan School of Management with an M. B. A. and was a part-time Sloan Fellow. Brinker was the second customer of, one of the first employees of, the company founded by Tim Stryker that created The Major BBS, he purchased The Major BBS and one of Galacticomm's multi-modem cards in September 1986 when he was 15 years old and launched Moonshae Isles BBS in South Florida. In collaboration with Stryker and Richard Skurnick, he created a number of multi-player adventure games for The Major BBS between 1986 and 1990, including Quest for Magic and Kyrandia.
In January 1991, Brinker joined Galacticomm as vice president leading the company's marketing efforts. In April 1993, he was promoted to president and CEO at age 21. In 1996, Galacticomm brought on Robert Shaw as CEO, in October 1996, Galacticomm was sold to a group led by Peter Berg and Yannick Tessier. Brinker sold his interest in the company at that time and left to pursue a new venture with Christopher Robert, the CTO of Galacticomm; some of Brinker's experiences with Galacticomm are recounted in the film BBS: The Documentary. In 1998, Brinker co-founded i-on interactive, inc. with Anna Talerico, Justin Talerico, Christopher Robert. Ion interactive was a boutique web development firm with clients that included Citrix, Office Depot and Yahoo!. Brinker is the president and chief technology officer of the company. Starting in 2005, Brinker and the Talericos began to develop a post-click marketing platform called LiveBall, a software-as-a-service landing page management system. In 2007, the company stopped taking on new web development projects and focused on building this new business, which Brinker has described as "landing pages 2.0".
Brinker is married to Jill Geiser, they have a daughter and live in the Boston area. He writes a personal blog on marketing technology called Chief Marketing Technologist. Http://www.chiefmartec.com http://www.ioninteractive.com
Albert and Alfred "Chris" Schlechten were members of a family noted for their photography of Montana their images of Gallatin County and Yellowstone National Park. Headquartered in Bozeman, brothers Alfred and Albert started a family photography business in 1900, the business continued until the death of Alfred's son Chris Schlechten in the late 1970s; the heirs of the Schlechten family sold an extensive collection of the photographs taken by the three men to the Museum of the Rockies in 1980. Albert and his brother Alfred came to Montana in 1900 and purchased the Bozeman photography business of Grant and Tippet, they renamed the studio "Schlechten Brothers." Considered the top photographers in the Gallatin valley, they published a significant number of postcards featuring their images of the Bozeman area. About 1910, the two brothers opened separate studios. Albert Schlechten specialized in landscape photography and his work was notable for the use of a large format field camera which produced 11 x 14 negatives.
He used it to take a series of photos of Yellowstone National Park. He took many photos of locations and the landscape in and around the Bozeman area. Albert sold. After his farming venture failed due to drought, he started the "Central Studio" in Anaconda, Montana in 1929 and operated it until his retirement in 1946. Alfred Schlechten continued his photography business in Bozeman, specializing in commercial portrait photography, until the 1940s. Alfred "Chris" Schlechten, the son of Alfred Schlechten, first achieved considerable notoriety and was temporarily expelled from Montana State College for his part in creating a spoof college annual in 1933. While the faculty advisory committee had reviewed and approved a traditional annual and the annual's editor, Dave Rivenes, along with a small team of fellow conspirators, worked secretly on an alternative version, sent to press; the publication featured Schlechten's prank photos of clubs and organizations, replaced the basketball team with a row of Butterfinger candy bars, posed students in humorous and unexpected ways.
A photo showing a collection of horses' hind ends was identified as some of Rivenes' fraternity brothers. The annual prominently featured a mysterious, bearded character dubbed "Clarence Mjork", superimposed by Schlechten into existing photos. "Clarence Mjork" was the "class playboy" from fictional "Endgate, Montana," but was a friend of the annual staff, due in part to Schlechten's mastery of photographic processes, his image appeared in nearly every group photo in the album. Unable to stop the presses, the college administration managed to pull six pages that they considered the most offensive from all but two copies; the school put Rivenes on probation and temporarily expelled Chris, but the National Association of College Annuals declared the publication the "most original" of the year, it won additional awards. Chris was readmitted and permitted to graduate. Following college, Chris first ran a studio in West Yellowstone, Montana and in his family's tradition, created extensive photography of Yellowstone National Park.
He took over the Schlechten photography studio in Bozeman in the 1940s. Until his death in the late 1970s, he won several awards during his career from the Professional Photographers of America and was notable for his professional portraiture, he mentored young photographers and his studio did double duty as a training ground for new professional photographers. In the meantime, the 1933 annual is considered one of the finest college pranks of all time, is now a collector's item. Rivenes had obtained the two uncensored copies of the annual and donated one to MSU in 1989. "Clarence Mjork" reappeared in 2003 as the grand marshal of the MSU homecoming parade. The heirs of the Schlechten family sold an extensive collection of the photographs taken by the three men to the Museum of the Rockies in 1980; the collection includes more than 10,000 images, including over 175 of Albert Schlechten's 11 X 14 negatives
Mr. Wong Goes West is the fifth novel in The Feng Shui Detective series, first published in 2008. Pursuing his passion for money, Feng Shui master CF Wong set up Harmoney Private Limited, a firm acting as middleman to lucrative transactions, his first venture though ended in disaster when a supplier of highlighter failed to provide the product with a suitable ink colour. The buyer refused to complete the deal and withdrew payment, but the seller claims contractually, Harmoney was obliged to purchase the merchandise and demand full payment, with not-so-subtle hints of consequences if payment was not met. Desperate for a venture to produce quick cash, CF Wong reluctantly agreed to a special commission - to help ensure smooth promotional launch of the world's most luxurious office and business conference site on board the world's largest and most expensive aircraft, known as Skyparc, but when he learned members of the British Royal family were among the main investors of the project, his enthusiasm began to grow, overcoming his initial unwillingness to fly on the aircraft from Hong Kong to London.
When they arrived in HK, his assistant, Joyce McQuinnie, was looking forward to enjoying the luxurious facilities but a murder on the aircraft while it was undergoing finishing touches at the HK airport raised security alarms and another round of background checks on everyone, supposed to join the promotional launch, Joyce unexpectedly found herself blacklisted and taken out from the entourage. While CF Wong was tasked to ensure no "bad vibes" remained in the aircraft after the murder, Joyce decided to catch up with her friends based in HK, former schoolmates when she had been a student there before. To her surprise, she learned that the suspect in the murder case was none other than her former school friend with OCD, aloof in person but communicative over the internet. Events took a stranger turn when Joyce was approached by a mysterious man named Jackson, who wanted her to clear the suspect and had high enough authority to enable Joyce to rejoin the junket. CF Wong and Joyce got busy investigating the murder during the flight to London, not realising a menace greater than a murderer on the loose threaten the aircraft.
CF Wong - A feng shui master based in Singapore, whose main passions in life were money and food. Joyce McQuinnie - An Australian girl who planned to spend her gap year researching about feng shui, got so hooked on the feng shui and the exciting crimes investigated by CF Wong, that she was still his assistant after two and a half years. Winnie Lim - Office manager for CF Wong who managed to spend a lot of money to get no work done. CF Wong hesitates firing her because she was the only one who could make sense of her unique filing system. Dilip Kenneth Sinha - A master of vaastu shastra and fellow member with CF Wong of the Union of Industrial Mystics. Xu Chong-li - Another member of the Union of Industrial Mystics who specialised in Chinese astrology. Cecily-Mary Crumley - Customer of Harmoney Pte Ltd, she was a buyer for a major European office supplies company - Offbox. Arun Asif Iqbal Daswani - Contractor to Harmoney's first venture, and'the only known Indian member of the Chinese Mafia'. Nicholas Handley - Chief executive of Skyparc.
Robbie Manks - Executive of Skyparc and PR consultant of The Family. Paul Barker - Former classmate of Joyce from Island International School. Murder suspect of the crime at Skyparc. Nina Madranini - Former classmate of Joyce from Island International School. Italian whose family migrated to Australia, law student at HK University, chair of HK's branch of Pals of the Planet, an environmental movement. Jason McWong - Former classmate of Joyce from Island International School. Boyfriend of Nina, of Scottish father and Chinese mother. Environmentalist and an animation programmer. Nicola Teo - Spokeswoman for HK Airport. Dmitri Seferis - Murder victim and staff from BM Dutch Petroleum, the company supplying "green fuel" to Skyparc to enable Skyparc to claim to be environmentally friendly. Chin Chun-kit - HK policeman assigned to watch over the crime scene. Abel Man Chi-keung, Professor - Law professor and a friend of Pals of the Planet. Sammy Bulowski - Senior interior design executive of Skyparc. J Oscar Jackson Jnr - An American in the confidential service of the Prince of Wales.
Kaitlyn MacKenzie - Staff who allowed Paul Barker to sneak on board the Skyparc and was dismissed as a result. Tammy Poon Pik-kwan - Senior member of Skyparc maintenance team. Danny Tang - Chinese-American intern in the Skypark maintenance team. Ryan Dexler - Australia, Skyparc chief of security. Eamonn Turlough Daniel Malachy - Irishman, Captain of Skyparc, former RAF. Max - Friend of "Army" from Gordonstoun. "Army" - Short name for Edward Peter Andrew Armstrong-Phillips, grandson of Princess Marjorie, fictitious youngest sister of the Queen. Janet Moore - Non-executive director of Skyparc. Enrico Balapit - Filipino-American, senior flight officer of Skyparc. Ubami Sekoto - First Officer of Skyparc. Joyce's mother - No name credited