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Togetherness (TV series)

Togetherness is an American comedy-drama television series created by Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass and Steve Zissis. It is written and directed by the Duplass brothers, stars Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Amanda Peet, Steve Zissis, Abby Ryder Fortson; the series focuses on themes such as friendship. The show's first season premiered on HBO on January 11, 2015; the series was renewed for an eight-episode second season, which premiered on February 21, 2016. On March 25, 2016 Togetherness was canceled after two seasons. Mark Duplass as Brett Pierson, a sound editor and Michelle's husband Melanie Lynskey as Michelle Pierson, Brett's wife Amanda Peet as Tina Morris, Michelle's sister Steve Zissis as Alex Pappas, an aspiring actor and Brett's best friend Abby Ryder Fortson as Sophie Pierson and Michelle's daughter Peter Gallagher as Larry, a producer and Tina's boyfriend John Ortiz as David, a single father who becomes involved with Michelle Joshua Leonard as Dudley, a director Mary Steenburgen as Linda, a free spirited woman who becomes Brett's friend Amy Adair as Peggy, the Pierson's babysitter Ginger Gonzaga as Christy, a film industry worker and Alex's girlfriend Katie Aselton as Anna, a helper in Michelle's school plan Emily Althaus as Natalie, a woman Brett meets while working for Uber In January 2013, HBO ordered the pilot for the series with, Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass writing and executive producing the series, with Stephanie Langhoff under their Duplass Brothers Productions banner.

In March 2013, it was revealed that Amanda Peet, Melanie Lynskey and Steve Zissis joined the cast of the series. In May 2013, it was revealed. In July 2013, the pilot was picked up to series, with Steve Zissis now joining as a consultant producer and writer. In January 2016, Katie Aselton joined the series in a recurring role. Michael Andrews composed the score for the series; the first season received positive reviews from many critics. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the first season a 93% approval rating, with an average rating of 7.9 out of 10 based on 41 critic reviews. The critical consensus reads: "Togetherness is a delightful surprise that interweaves day-to-day life with moving, dramatic characters who have an affinity for deprecating, squirmy humor." Metacritic gave the first season a score of 79 based on 23 critic reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews". IGN reviewer Matt Fowler gave the entire first season an 8.3 out of 10, saying that "The Duplass brothers, along with several wonderful performances, have managed to take an oft-trodden road and paved it fresh."The second season continued to receive positive reviews from critics.

On Metacritic, it has a score of 73 out of 100 based on 12 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Alan Sepinwall of HitFix wrote, "The stories are told with such intimacy, such empathy, such attention to detail, that it transcends labels and generalities" and that the show is "even better this year". In Canada, the series aired on HBO Canada with the American broadcast, premiered on January 11, 2015. In Australia, the series premiered on April 2015, on Showcase. Official website Togetherness on IMDb

Short-nosed unicornfish

The Short nosed unicorn fish is a species of unicornfish in the [[family |family. Naso brevirostris is widespread throughout the Pacific Oceans. Another species, Naso maculatus, may be called the spotted unicornfish; this species is listed as "least concern" on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, there are no observed declines as a result of commercial or recreational fishing. The short-nosed unicornfish dwells in mid-waters along steep outer lagoon, in rocky shore and seaward reef drop-offs, prefers water temperatures ranging from 22.4 to 29° Celsius. Naso brevirostris can reach a maximum length of 60 centimetres; these fishes have an oval body, with a short snout and a small, protrusible mouth. They are olivaceous brown to bluish grey in color, with a prominent horn, many small dark spots on head and short irregular lines on sides of body; the anterior part of the body is rather pale. The tail is whitish with dark blotch; the caudal knives are larger in males. These fishes have 27-29 dorsal soft rays and 27-30 anal soft rays.

Subadults show dark spots on body, while juveniles lack the prominent horn. This species forms spawning aggregations. Adults feed on algae and zooplankton, while juveniles feed on benthic algae. Photos of Short-nosed unicornfish on Sealife Collection

Lake Fort Smith State Park

Lake Fort Smith State Park is a 260-acre Arkansas state park in Crawford County, Arkansas in the United States. A Fort Smith city park in the 1930s and the Works Progress Administration-built Mountainburg Recreational Facility, the lake nestled in the Boston Mountains was adopted into the state park system by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism in 1967. Lake Fort Smith State Park was closed in 2002 to make way for spillway; the addition flooded the site of the old park, the new 260 acre Lake Fort Smith State Park reopened May 21, 2008 four miles north of its original location with 30 camp sites, 10 cabins, a group lodging facility, picnic sites, a pavilion, marina with rental boats, a double lane boat ramp, a swimming pool, an 8,000 square foot visitor center with exhibit gallery, gift shop, a meeting/class room, a patio with an outdoor wood-burning fireplace, an expansive view of the lake and mountains. United States portal