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Jennifer Oliver OConnell

Jennifer Oliver OConnell
Jennifer Oliver OConnell offers witty, insightful, and direct opinion, analysis, and musings on local and national politics and popular culture, with occasional detours into reinvention, food, and Yoga. Jennifer also teaches Yoga, and coaches on careers and reinvention. You can keep up with what's in Jennifer's orbit through her As the Girl Turns website.

Evan McMullin : The spoiler that triggers the 12th Amendment

It looks like Evan McMullin has an outside chance of spoiling this awful 2016 election.

Yogis of Faith, Part 2: Restoration

Part 2 of this 7-part series profiles Janina Malbon's journey from failing health to renewed life and faith.

Gbenga Akinnagbe talks about ‘Knucklehead’s Langston

As a story about a mentally disabled man, Knucklehead is ripe to be used as a point of advocacy for the mentally disabled in the Black community.

Writer-director Ben Bowman takes ‘Knucklehead’ from the circuit to distribution

Writer-director Bowman, and his co-writer Bryan Abrams craft an urban story about faith and struggle from a different perspective that is often overlooked by writers and directors of any color.

Film festival darling ‘Knucklehead’ acquired for nationwide release

Knucklehead, a film about a young man struggling with mental illness found its home on the film festival circuit, now makes its way into nationwide distribution.

Spooler Inc., WeDesyn represent Benjamen Janey’s renaissance

Third in a series on the life, times, music and business of millennial entrepreneur Benjamen Janey. Today, Spooler Inc., WeDesyn, music and more.

Benjamen Janey’s HDLV-USA adapts and changes with the times

Benjamen Janey makes some smart business moves to launch HDLV into worldwide distribution.Second of a three-part series on Millennial Benjamen Janey's entrepreneurship and philanthropy.

Millennial entrepreneur Benjamen Janey calculates his rise to fame

Millennial Benjamen Janey's hip-hop entrepreneurism is changing the face of fashion and technology.

Zoofari ‘Year of the Monkey’ fundraiser benefits Santa Ana Zoo

The “Year of the Monkey” gala launched with cocktails and appetizers for the nearly 300 guests to support the Santa Ana Zoo

Yogis of Faith, Part 1: Transformation

I will go even further and say the practice of Yoga is God-breathed. Just because one culture chose to discover it, further it and insert it's on stamp upon, does not mean it was not originally created by God for man's benefit.

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Death and the Limelight: The tragedy of “Gurl Nineteen” Ruth Polsky

Ruth Polsky was responsible for giving many post punk bands their first taste of America, including The Smiths, New Order, Echo and the Bunnymen, and Cocteau Twins.