Doug Levitt Travels By Bus For “The Greyhound Diaries”

Few modern artists have shown such a dedication to the work they are creating as that shown by Doug Levitt to “The Greyhound Diaries”, a project that has been ongoing for more than a decade and has seen the former journalist and broadcaster travel by bus to various parts of the U.S. In recent years, the work conducted for “The Greyhound Diaries” has seen Doug Levitt asked to appear at various iconic locations across the country, including the Woody Guthrie Center and the Kennedy Center for the Arts; the influence of Woody Guthrie and his fellow 1930s artists has been easy to see in the work of Doug Levitt who sees the influence of the federally funded WPA broadcasts of “The Great Depression” as inspiration for his continued dedication to the project.


Doug Levitt is a thoroughly modern performer who has looked to many different avenues of media to get across the social points he is looking to make with this work that has a definite folk influence; Levitt has recently created a YouTube channel that is used to display the images and music created for the project. “The Greyhound Diaries” has seen Doug Levitt bring to light many of the stories of real life hardship caused by the 2008 economic slowdown, the effects of which Doug Levitt states are still being felt throughout many financially disaffected areas of the U.S.


Outside of the artistic work being created by Doug Levitt, the singer and performer has become a major campaigner for the rights of the disaffected across the U.S., including many homeless groups Levitt performs for when he travels to different areas of the nation. Before becoming involved in “The Greyhound Diaries”, Doug Levitt had been largely unaware of the problems facing members of society who were failing to be supported by many government agencies; born in Washington D.C. economic life was always something ignored by the residents of the U.S. capital who have rarely felt the effects of recession and economic troubles.

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Talos Energy and Mexico Strike a Deal for Drilling

Energy has always been big business in Mexico. More specifically, it’s been a monopoly for decades, restricting investment in this economic sector from private and foreign money. So when Talos Energy entered the market it rightly caused a stir in the global energy industry.

In 2015 the Mexican government announced that it was looking at ways to open the country up and invite more private investment. This was when Talos Energy, in partnership with Sierra Oil and Premiere Oil, decided to lobby Mexico’s leadership for first-drilling rights in its waters, challenging a standing policy concerning their energy resources. More than a year in negotiations, and a $16 million agreement later, Mexico eased its policy, in place since 1938, to allow Talos Energy to drill.

The lift of this investment ban has speculators in the energy industry talking. Some are already arguing that it could wind up being the biggest energy news story of the year, not just for what’s happening because of this deal but because of what it can make possible. If Talos Energy is successful in its drilling operation and can form a positive working relationship with the Mexican government, they may be more receptive to letting more players into the country. similarly, other countries that have kept foreign companies away from oil reserves may see this as an opportunity to question existing policies.

Talos Energy an its partners have been drilling in the Zama-1 well, just off the Sureste Basin, since early May of this year. Projections from the company put production at somewhere between 100 and 500 million barrels of crude oil. But they’ll only have 90 days to complete their drilling efforts.

About Talos Energy:

Talos Energy is an oil and gas company in Houston, Texas. Since 2012 Talos Energy has managed shelf and deep-water drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

Talos Energy continues to be a leader in offshore exploration, developing efforts to discover wells in unexplored waters. This intrepid business model has attracted new technologies and innovative methods in energy production. Becoming a leader in the energy industry has allowed Talos Energy to become a leader in oil and a welcome partner to many international economies.

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The Brown Agency Through Justice Brown’s Vision Builds Careers

The Brown agency just does not hire talent it builds careers for models and talent. The company’s Texas models work with some well-known brands such as Louis Vuitton, Dell, Toyota, and L’oreal. They are also in demand gliding down the runways for Austin Fashion Week, Dallas Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week, and Miami Swim Week.

Wilhelmina Austin is a Model and Talent Agency which was launched in 2010 by Justin Brown. Brown merged Wilhelmina Austin, in the summer of 2015 with the Heyman Talent South Model and Talent Agency, and formed The Brown Agency. These combined agencies will result in The Brown Agency becoming a full-service agency, thus creating a new brand.

Michael B. Bonnée was the founder of the Heyman Talent-South founder. Heyman, as an acting agency, will offer its talent and develop the theatrical division of The Brown Agency. Bonnée helped to develop the careers of over 450 talented individuals.

Brown was a former model and, studied business management in college. His interests were in the arts and worked with model agencies in the area of development and placement. His job was to train young models and place them into the workforce. At the age of twenty-one, Brown placed close to twenty to thirty percent of the talent.

Justin Brown is thirty-five, and was born in Reno and grew up in Susanville, CA, just across the Nevada-California state line. As soon as Brown turned eighteen, he moved to Southern California. In 2005, Brown moved to Austin.

In 2008, he founded a full-service, JB Models and Talent. In 2010, JB was licensed by the well-known Wilhelmina national agency. His association with Wilhelmina put him in a position of participating in local fashion runway events.

The Brown Agency, as a commercial talent and modeling agency, has its corporate office in Austin, and offices in Dallas and Los Aneles. Justin Brown will head the new agency as its CEO and President. The models and talent of The Brown Agency will have expanded employment opportunities as a result of the merger. As a result, The Brown Agency is more competitive with the other Austin agencies.

The Brown Agency professionally educates new models to maximize success. The Agency offers classes and, like all agencies, it is regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission.

Justin Brown has experience in both Los Angeles and New York, and by educating, training and placing models, he legitimately offers his talent an opportunity to join the larger agencies on both coasts.

The Brown Agency receives twenty percent of all modeling employment, fifteen percent for non-union film, television, video and commercial work, and ten percent for industry union employment. Justice Brown has come a long way from washing golf carts. Visit



Beneful Healthy Food Commercials

The first commercial I watched was for Beneful healthy smile snacks. The owner gets really close to his dogs face and it looks like he’s inspecting the dogs food teeth as well as smelling his breathe. The narrator starts talking about how there is a new way to keep a dogs mouth clean. The dog looks really interested by what the narrator is saying. The camera then zooms in on packages of the healthy smile snacks. The man describes how the treats are ment to keep the dogs breathe fresh while also working as a reward at the same time.

The second commercial features Beneful healthy weight Beneful dry dog food. The owner is talking to his dog about how he is the one left with live handles while the dog is in great shape. He also talks about how great the healthy food taste. The ingredients fall down in front of the screen and the food is described as healthy wholesome and all natural. Some of those ingredients include vegetables and real chicken. The video then shows the owner running on a treadmill and doing push-ups while the dog sits idly by. The dog doesn’t have to workout at all because the food is already doing all the work.

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Traveling Vineyard – Why Join

So you need an additional income but you don’t know where to turn? The truth about making money as a wine guide for the Traveling Vineyard is that they can really help provide you with another income, but it can be a bit scary to dive right in. There are some people who had some hesitation when they joined in. Here’s a few things you should know about why you should join the fun and become wine guide yourself.

You make money by selling the wine and receiving 35 percent of all the sales. You can also make money from your downline and inviting sellers, and then receiving a percentage of their sales. When you add in the bonuses from other things you accomplish as a seller, you can be earning some serous cash every single month.

The best part about working with the Traveling Vineyard is that they don’t want you having a home filled with wine. They do not want you stocking up on wine in your home. That is not the goal. You don’t need to sell a certain amount every single day either. You simply sell when you want to. This is the flexibility aspect coming into play, and this could be perfect for those of you looking to just make money when you need to.

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There are specific events you must attend for training, alongside training modules you should be going to, but other than that, you do not need to be working a certain or set time schedule. You have full fledged freedom to do whatever you choose to do. The costs to join and maintain your membership is also very low and provides you with a website for three straight months FREE. There are very minimal costs involved when you become a seller. The opportunities are endless as a seller.

You can be making good money, meeting good people, making new friends, and getting the chance to travel. Their events are always somewhere exotic and exciting. This is the company to work with if you want to make good money and open up to new possibilities.

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Governments and Scientists have an important role in improving lives

Scientists in India are developing new ways that allow citizens to gather information and upload it to the cloud to push stakeholders such as the government and corporations toward change. Dr. Clay Siegall, a scientist, shared an interesting article about it written by a reporter from India. Unlike writing letters or sending tweet pictures, this is a more active role to ensure that the government provides safe drinking water to all citizens in India by 2030. It also makes it easier for citizens to advocate for better environmental laws and for the government to collect data.

California Aid-In-Dying Law

Dr. Siegall also shares a report about the new California law that allows doctors to prescribe medicines that aid terminally ill patients take their lives. According to the article, although very few doctors oppose the ‘aid-in-dying’ law, several medics do not want to be called upon to give prescriptions. There is stigma attached to it, according to the piece. The medics are also not willing to follow extensive guidelines or have difficult talks with the patients. The process is complicated for them because doctors are trained to save lives. It is also tedious since it takes a lot of time. Notably, the report also shows that most patients don’t take drugs that are prescribed to end their lives.

About Dr Siegall

Clay Siegall is the president of Seattle Genetics, an organization that develops and commercializes therapies to be used in cancer treatment. Dr. Siegall led Seattle Genetics in coming up with antibody-drug conjugates and securing approval for ADCETRIS, an ADC product. He also convinced over 60 countries to approve the drug. To support this endeavor, Seattle Genetics has been able to raise more than a billion dollars from public and private sources.


Dr Siegal has contributed significantly to the cancer community. He founded the company to find a treatment for cancer patients. As a young boy, he saw his father fight and lose the battle to cancer. Because of this, he wanted to avail oncologists with improved tools to treat the cancer patients. According to him, that’s why he goes to work every day.

Dr. Imran Haque: a Leading Internist in New York’s Asheboro and Ramseur

Dr. Imran Haque is a New York-based medical practitioner, an internist in specialty, with 15 years’ experience. He practices through Horizon Internal Medicine. The alumnus of the University of Virginia has two offices in the New York City: one at 138-B Dublin Square Road, Asheboro, NC 27203 and the other being at 1508 Main St, Ramseur, NC 27316. His field of specialization is in internal medicine, an area that he has mastered so well to the point that New Yorkers see him as the best in the field. Dr. Imran doesn’t betray the trust his clients bestowed on him, as he focuses on providing them with the most effective diabetes and weight management therapies. Besides that, Imran specializes in offering patients physical examinations, Dermal Fillers, Botox, 360 resurfacing, laser hair removal, and Venus body contouring.



Certification and Practice


Besides academic qualifications, Dr. Imran is licensed and certified to practice medicine in New York and North Carolina. He is certified as an internist through the Certification Program for Internal Medicine, a body he serves as a member. Imran is a highly knowledgeable medical practitioner who diversifies his practice to accommodate a large number of patients. Primarily, he acts as a physician and a medical consultant. He services range from giving diagnoses to a wide range of common infections to treating outpatients suffering from general diseases. In some isolated cases, Dr. Imran treats specific ailments, such as diabetes. When patients visit his office in need of services that he is not well equipped to handle, the good doctor refers them to specialists that he assesses and approves that they are reputable enough.


Imran’s Offices


Dr. Imran’s offices at Asherobo and Ramseur are well equipped to ensure that patients get maximum care whenever they visit. The offices have the facility to perform ultrasound services. They also have in-house laboratories operated by qualified staff and equipped with modern lab equipment. This enables him to administer accurate body examinations on patients and to give accurate diagnoses advised from the point of knowledge. Patients book appointments with him via mail, phone calls, or through fax.


Through Horizon Internal Medicine, Dr. Imran accepts patients insured by major insurance plans, such as Multiplan, Health Net, Gateway Health, and Humana.



Tony Petrello – Businessman

Anthony G. Petrello is Chairman, CEO and President of Nabors Industries Ltd. and has earned his standing in 2011. Born to lead, this 61-year old gentleman has over 30 years of experience in his field and plenty of prior education to back it up. As of last year’s fiscal summary, his total calculated compensation stood at $15,372,429 and has not changed much. In addition, his salary and total annual compensation stand at a solid $1,575,000. Plus, his totaled number of options stands at $2,450,153 with a total calculated compensation of $15,372,429.

Also, Petrello initially earned his J.D. from Harvard’s best – Harvard Law School. He then earned his B.S. and M.S. from Yale University. He holds numerous board memberships across large organizations as well as previous executive roles from within, giving him the knowledge and experiences that make him a top expert. Among these functions, a few top endeavors stand out: Petrello has been both uniquely tasked and privileged to have served as the Chief Director for many places, such as Stewart & Stevenson, LLC and The Texas Children’s Hospital.

Petrello also hosts reputable business and personal affiliations with and Blue Sky Ltd. Nabors Industries’ leadership team is unique in itself as well, and that’s a major understatement: This executive dynamo team was made for such a time as this. Under Petrello stand William Restrepo, Mark Andrews, Carnia Lovato Gillenwater, Siggi Meissner, Christopher Papouras, John Sanchez, Dennis A. Smith, Sri Valleru, Steve Williams and Julia Wright as VP and General Counsel.

Nabors’ Board of Directors includes the following as well – under Petrello:

  • Anthony G. Petrello
  • John Yearwood
  • James R. Crane
  • John Kotts
  • Michael C. Linn
  • Dag Skattum
  • Howard Wolf
  • Martin J. Whitman

Nabors Industries

Nabors Industries – otherwise referred to as NBR – operates the largest land-based rig fleets for drilling and is also a major leading provider of off-shore rigs in both the United States and in multiple international markets. Nabors likewise provides directional drilling services, tools for strategic performance and other highly-sought innovative technologies. Leveraging advanced drilling automation capabilities, this highly-skilled workforce sets new standards.


Bruce Bent II – Financial Professional and Inventor

Bruce Bent II does like being stuck at a desk. He says as long as he has his phone and computer he can accomplish positive results, where ever he might be. Mr. Bent is a financial professional and inventor who holds more than 60 patents. So many that he has been mentioned on a guide book to US Patent Practices. He has a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy from Northeastern University (1986 – 1991), in Greater New York.

Communication is also very important to Bruce Bent II. He believes conversation is important and should be more prevalent in today’s world, making the world more productive, which could lead to more global education, understanding, and co-operation. Another of his beliefs is that in order to grow your business, “create value for the customer. It is the reason why you exist.” He does not like “NO”. To him “try another way” is better.

Bruce Bent II was President and mainstay of The Reserve, of New York, one of the world’s most prominent private FDIC managed cash business and Money Market Mutual Fund for 17 years. The Reserve had more than 300 employees nationwide. Under Bruce Bent II’s supervision and leadership, The Reserve’s holdings grew, from $4 billion to over $130 billion within that 17 years. The financial turmoil that began in 2008 made liquidation of some of The Reserve’s Mutual fund products necessary. When Mr. Bent closed The Reserve’s various product lines, its primary fund holders received 99 cents for every dollar of their beginning contributions and 100% of any other money invested.

Bruce Bent II has gone on from the President of The Reserve to many other accomplishments, such as
President, CEO, and Vice Chairman of Double Rock Corporation, since 1991. Double Rock is a leading financial technology company, and provides top, advanced cash management and cash solutions for banks, broker-dealers, retail markets, and others. Bruce Bent II is also Senior Executive for all Double Rock subsidiaries, affiliates, and other cash management and retirement service businesses. Mr. Bent recommends that we should read “How To Be Rich” by Jean Paul Getty.

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Seeking To Cash in on the Oil Market in Mexico Includes Newcomers Talos Energy

For the first time in the last 80 years there will be a new private well drilled in the water of Mexico. This new oil joint will be a joint venture between a London-based Premier Oil Pic, the Houston-based Talos Energy LLC., and Mexico-based company Sierra Oil & Gas began being drilled on May 21st, 2017. This will be the first well that is being drilled off that coast by any company other than the monopoly-dominated Petroleos Mexicanos since the oil industry became industrialized in 1938. The rights were won by the three companies to drill this well in 2015. This project has been deemed to have a “very high geological chance of success” and given the implications that this is likely to have on the Mexican oil market will remain to be seen. However, this is the result of the Mexican oil market opting to open their private oil industry to other countries in 2015. These are the first three companies that will invest in that industry. This private well could take up to 90 days to complete and will cost about $16 million among the three companies to complete this project.

Talos Energy LLC. is an oil and gas company that is based out of Houston, Texas. Talos Energy was reaffirmed to have a total worth of about $475 million than May 22nd, 2017 and the company is continually growing. Talos Energy is a company that is independently funded and whose main goal is to focus on the offshore exploration and production in the oil industry. The expertise of the company is based out on acquiring assets in and around the Gulf Coast of Mexico and surrounding regions. The company puts a high emphasis on asset optimization, exploitation, and exploration.

Talos Energy is committed to serving their community through ensuring that they are helping to meet the world’s demand for energy in safe, responsible ways. Talos Energy strives to have a positive impact on the people who work for them as well as in the communities they become part of. Talos Energy seeks to refine data they collect to help improve their oil drilling processes over time. Talos Energy also believes that access to hydrocarbon reservoirs can be done more safely and resourcefully in ways that can protect both the environment and the people who live in the area as well as local communities.

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