Now that you are registered under DND, if you still get pesky calls/messages from those you don’t wish to hear from, you can lodge a complaint by sending an SMS in this format: COMP TEL NO XXXXXXXXXX; dd/mm/yy;hh:mm; short description to 1909. Here, XXXXXXXXXX is the number from which you have received the unsolicited promotional message or the sender code (in case of bulk SMS without a number). The next two are date and time at which you received the unsolicited message or call. At the end, add a short description of the call you received. For example, COMP TEL NO 9800000XXXX; 12/02/20; 16:45; DieLate Insurance Ltd about insuring my left jaw. … [Read more...] about A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Want my mobile number? No way!
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But her grandmother suffered a heart attack and the family income shrank to about $2,000 a month, the sum total of her mother's and grandmother's disability checks. Home became a series of motel rooms. Rose celebrated her 15th birthday at the Duo Boutique Hotel. Her parents couldn't afford a present that year so her stepfather, an amateur tattoo artist, offered his services as a gift. "Don't get anything stupid, and don't get it where anyone can see it," Rose's mother warned. … [Read more...] about A pandemic, a motel without power and a potentially terrifying glimpse of Orlando’s future
I really think that can help solve a lot, if everyone has a good path to opportunities out there. Just like with my kids, they had better opportunities, but no telling where they would have been. Seventy-five percent of Black males in the CPS system end up in prison. None of mine are in. Why? Because they had opportunities. … [Read more...] about SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Gary Gates integrates family issues into legislation, urges mask wearing
And yet the games must go on. Not just so the wheels of industry can turn. But because our own basic human rhythms demand it, the need for distraction and consolation, for some form of shared collective experience. Death and anxiety have stalked the land these last few months. Right now sport, in its gaudiest, liveliest form, feels like the opposite of these, an act of resistance. … [Read more...] about Welcome to a new Premier League season – a journey without maps
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You don’t need to hold filmic purse strings to get a sense of what Saraf and Rodrigue are talking about. You merely need to watch his videos. Landis is tremendously active on an array of online platforms, but the most entertaining and enlightening one is his YouTube page, where he publishes clip after clip of himself being himself. Some of the pieces are elaborate, such as his much-watched short film Wrestling Isn’t Wrestling, in which he and some friends dramatize sections of the modern history of pro wrestling; but most of them are just lo-fi affairs in which he speaks directly to the camera about writing, life, and geek culture. They’re all compelling in one way or another, but the most essential of them is a nearly 43-minute-long epic entitled Death and Return of Superman Pitch by Max Landis, in which the viewer gets the full Max Landis Pitch Experience. It’s a rehashing of a proposal the unabashed hypergeek made to comic-book publisher DC Entertainment for … [Read more...] about Who’s Afraid of Max Landis?