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Keyshia Cole

Keyshia M. Cole is an American singer, actress and television personality, she was born in California. Her career began when she met MC Hammer at the age of 12, met rapper Tupac Shakur. At the age of 15, she moved to Los Angeles and was introduced to A&M Records, she released her debut album, The Way It Is, which spawned five singles: "Never", "I Changed My Mind", " To Be Over", "I Should Have Cheated", "Love". It was certified gold within 17 weeks, platinum just eight weeks later; the album stayed on the charts for over a year. After A&M folded, Cole released her second album Just Like You under Geffen Records, the album debuted and peaked at number two on the Billboard 200, it was nominated for Best Contemporary R&B Album at the 50th Grammy Awards. The album has been certified platinum in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America, has sold 1.7 million copies in the US. A Different Me is Cole's third album, released in 2008; the album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 322,000, the highest of Cole's career.

The album has been certified platinum by the RIAA. Calling All Hearts is Cole's fourth album, released on December 21, 2010 in the United States; the album debuted and peaked at number nine on the Billboard 200, with first week sales of 129,000. The album has sold 400,000 copies in the US as of November 2012. Cole's fifth album Woman to Woman debuted at number 10 on the Billboard 200, with first week sales of 96,000, lower than her last effort; the album has sold 329,000 copies in the US as of September 2013. After Geffen folded, Cole's sixth album Point of No Return was released on October 7, 2014 through Interscope Records, had unsuccessful sales, selling less than 45,000 copies and being Cole's lowest-selling album to date. Along with her music, Cole has ventured into reality television, she signed to a reality/documentary series Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is which aired on BET from 2006 until 2008, giving viewers a closer look into Cole's career and family life with her biological mother and sister.

Her second reality show, Family First premiered on October 9, 2012. Her third reality show Keyshia Cole: All In premiered on February 24, 2015. Keyshia Cole was born on October 15,1981 in Oakland, is the biological daughter of Francine "Frankie" Lons and boxing trainer Virgil Hunter. Cole and Hunter met for the first time in 2016, she was adopted at age two by family friends Yvonne Cole, changing her last name to Cole. At age 12, Cole was introduced into the music industry, along with her brother Sean, where she met and recorded with MC Hammer, she formed a friendship with Tupac Shakur, who promised to help her start her singing career asking her to write a hook on his upcoming project the night he died unexpectedly. At age 16, Cole became a participant at the East Oakland Youth Development Center, a local youth organization. Cole moved to Los Angeles at 18 to pursue a music career. During this time, Cole collaborated with artists from her native Bay Area, among them D'Wayne Wiggings of Tony Toni Tone and Messy Marv.

In 2002, she was introduced to A&M Records A&R Ron Fair. After listening to an unfinished version of her single "Love", which would become her first platinum single, he signed her and began mentoring her. Cole's debut single, "Never", featuring Eve, was released on March 23, 2004 to promote the soundtrack to the film Barbershop 2: Back in Business; the single failed to reach the charts, but it became the closing track on her debut album, "The Way It Is". On November 9, 2004, Cole released her first single from "The Way It Is" entitled "I Changed My Mind" featuring Kanye West; the radio remix, featuring then-incarcerated rapper Shyne reached #71 in the US. Her second single from the album, " To Be Over", was released on April 5, 2005 and reached number one on the Bubbling Under Hot 100. Cole completed her debut album in early 2005. In anticipation, Cole and DJ Green Lantern released a mix tape entitled "Team Invasion Presents Keyshia Cole" in June 2005 featuring remixes of hip-hop instrumentals and snippets of songs from her album.

It featured appearances by Remy Ma, Fat Joe, Ghostface Killah. The Way It Is was released on June 21, 2005, it debuted at number six on the Billboard 200. It has since sold over 2 million copies worldwide, receiving a platinum certification from the RIAA; the third single from the album, "I Should Have Cheated" was released on August 3, 2005, reached number 30 on the Hot 100. The fourth single, "Love" was released on January 6, 2006 and reached 19 on the Hot 100 and number one on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, it has been certified platinum by the RIAA and is regarded as Cole's "breakthrough single". Cole began work on the second album in early 2006, she was featured on the single "Last Night" by Diddy from his album Press Play which ended up being on her second LP. The recording of the album was documented on the second season of her reality TV show "Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is". After A&M Records folded through a merger with Octone Records in early 2007, Cole was drafted by the Universal Music Group and Interscope Records boss Jimmy Iovine to its subsidiary label Geffen Records, the same de facto record label trade done on rapper The Game from Interscope to Geffen, a year earlier, to avoid his contractual obligations with his former rival, 50 Cent, his crew, G-Unit.

Now under Geffen, Cole released her second album, Just Like You on September 25, 2007. The album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 cha

Robert O'Gorman (umpire)

Robert O'Gorman is an Australian rules football umpire officiating in the Australian Football League. He first umpired in the Moorabbin Saints Junior Football League in 2006, he has since umpired in a number of leagues, including the TAC Cup, the AFL Victoria Development League, the Victorian Football League. In the latter two, he officiated in grand finals in 2013, respectively. In 2014, he was added to the Australian Football League umpiring list, made his debut in Round 7 of that year, in a match between Hawthorn and St Kilda at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, he umpired. He officiated in his 50th AFL game in Round 4, 2017, in Greater Western Sydney's 31-point win over Port Adelaide at Manuka Oval

Stixxay

Trevor Hayes, better known by the name Stixxay, is an American professional League of Legends player, the AD Carry for Counter Logic Gaming of the North American League of Legends Championship Series. Stixxay started his League of Legends professional career as the starting ADC for CLG's Challenger NA team CLG Black and substitute ADC for Misfits. In the 2015 Spring Challenger Series, CLG Black and Stixxay finished 2-8. In November 2015 he was elevated to the main team. Stixxay won the 2016 North American League of Legends Championship Series Spring Split with CLG; as of the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational, Stixxay led the invitational in most kills. He graduated Mesquite High School in 2015. 1st — 2016 Spring NA LCS playoffs 2nd — 2016 Mid-Season Invitational 4th — 2016 NA LCS Summer regular season 4th — 2016 NA LCS Summer playoffs 1x NA LCS Finals MVP 1x MSI Group Stage All-Tournament team

Shengdao

Shengdao, best known by its corporate name Tongshanshe is a Confucian salvation sect part of the Xiantiandao lineage. Amongst the Way of Former Heaven sects, the Tongshanshe has been one of the most widespread and influential. Yanshengdao is a branch of Shengdao, it was founded at the start of the 20th century by styled Ruzun, in Sichuan. The sect attracted the local gentry and in 1910 it was introduced to the Qing court. In 1917 the Tongshanshe was established in Beijing with the sponsorship of Duan Qirui and general Cao Kun to become president of the Republic of China in 1923-24; the Ministry of the Interior supported the establishment of a Tongshanshe branch in every province and county of China. By the early 1920s, Shengdao had a national membership of over 1 million. In 1920 a second administrative centre, the "Unity Church" was established in Hankou, to relieve the Beijing headquarters of some of its responsibilities. Tongshanshe's close alliance with reactionary political circles caused it to be viewed with some disfavour by the republican government, in 1927 it was proscribed.

This only fitfully enforced prohibition did not lead to the sect's immediate demise, but it did put a stop to its previous phase of rapid expansion. It was suppressed only after the communist rise to power in 1949. Today, Shengdao "halls of enlightenment" remain operational in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. Shengdao is still proscribed in the People's Republic of China, but nonetheless it is active as an underground church. After the loss of its mainland headquarters, there appears to be no central governing body that would embrace all Shengdao local churches. However, the situation is far from clear, as no extended study has been made of the sect's present state of affairs. There do seem to exist regional hierarchies in which one Shengdao church the oldest, claims seniority over the others, acts as a sort of primus inter pares. For instance, the first Taiwanese enlightenment hall was founded in 1947 and in 1949 it created the "Chinese Confucian Studies Association"; this earliest hall is designated as the "provincial church", while its offshoots in other parts of Taiwan are called "branch bodies".

The picture is complicated by a schism that occurred in the Taiwanese section of the sect in 1978, leading to the establishment of a competing organization, the "National Association of Godly Cultivation". In Singapore is based the "Southeast Asian General Church of Shengism", the head of the Shengdao local churches in Singapore and Malaysia. Rituals, sitting meditation, inner alchemy directly based on orthodox Taoist neidan are part of Shengdao practice and were disseminated among the general population in the 1920s; the Shengdao press house in Beijing, the Tianhuaguan, published morality books. The Tongshanshe engaged in charitable work and ran schools of traditional learning and foreign languages courses. Chinese folk religion Chinese salvationist religions Confucian church Xiantiandao Goossaert, Vincent; the Religious Question in Modern China. University of Chicago Press. ISBN 978-0226005331. Munro, Robin. Detained in China and Tibet: A Directory of Political and Religious Prisoners. Human Rights Watch.

ISBN 978-1564321053. List first published in: "Appendix: Sects and Societies Recently or Currently Active in the PRC". Chinese Sociology & Anthropology. 21: 103–104. 1989. Doi:10.2753/CSA0009-46252104102. Ownby, David. "Sect and Secularism in Reading the Modern Chinese Religious Experience". Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions. 144. Doi:10.4000/assr.17633. Official website

92 in the Shade

92 in the Shade is a 1975 American drama film written and directed by Thomas McGuane, based on his 1973 novel of the same name, it stars Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Elizabeth Ashley and Margot Kidder. Tom Skelton, a young man, opens a charter fishing business in Florida, he enters into a rivalry with a local sea captain named Dance and his partner Carter, who steal one of the new fishing guide's clients. Skelton retaliates by burning Dance's boat. Peter Fonda as Tom Skelton Warren Oates as Nicholas Dance Margot Kidder as Miranda Burgess Meredith as Goldsboro Harry Dean Stanton as Carter Elizabeth Ashley as Jeannie Carter Sylvia Miles as Bella John Quade as Roy Thomas McGuane directed the film and wrote the script, he was married to one of the film's female stars and had a scandalous affair with the other, as detailed in the autobiography Actress authored by Elizabeth Ashley. Fonda said he was "not thrilled with" the movie saying "I hoped it would turn out to be a better film. I like it in some ways...

I'm not happy with some of the music. You know, it was a film I much wanted to produce myself, but Eliot Kastner got his hands on the property and produced it. Tm not crazy about Kastner. You see, after he gets a project off the ground, he doesn't give a rat's ass about it”. Although the film was a box-office failure, a January 22, 1976 the New York Times review described it as "a more satisfying picture" than Rancho Deluxe, another 1975 film written by Thomas McGuane. List of American films of 1975 92 in the Shade on IMDb 92 in the Shade at Rotten Tomatoes

Heroes of Horror

Heroes of Horror is a hardcover supplement to the 3.5 edition of the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing game. It is intended for use by Dungeon Masters who want to incorporate elements of horror into their game, it contains ideas for pacing and other elements of horror drama into the game, new rules for horror themed games, as well as horror themed base classes, prestige classes and NPCs. Heroes of Horror was written by James Wyatt, Ari Marmell, C. A. Suleiman, published in October 2005. Cover art was by David Hudnut, with interior art by Daarken, Wayne England, Randy Gallegos, Des Hanley, Michael Phillippi, Eric Polak, Steve Prescott, Wayne Reynolds, Dan Scott. James Wyatt explained what influenced him in writing the book: "Though I've been a big Ravenloft fan, I tried hard to steer this book in a different direction. Of course, every horror movie I've seen had its influence on the book, but the short stories of Clark Ashton Smith had the greatest influence on the way I defined the genre for the purpose of Heroes of Horror."

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