Moncler Unveils ‘Genius Is Born Crazy’ Campaign With Will Smith

There’s a fine line between genius and crazy, but to Moncler they’re one and the same. The Italian-based company unveiled this morning its new brand campaign, “Genius Is Born Crazy” featuring Will Smith in his first fashion campaign.
Tim Walker photographed the actor levitating in a seated position, wearing a red Moncler down parka, white T-shirt and silver pants. “Levitating,” the first of three campaign stories that Moncler will release, explores the antagonistic relationship between genius and crazy.
“I believe in the power of crazy, and I always give a chance to a crazy dream,” said Moncler chief executive officer Remo Ruffini. “The magic often happens somewhere beyond the ordinary, in the exploration of new horizons that only few see, before others follow. Long live the craziest intuitions when rigor and dedication are there to make them happen.”
Though the “Genius Is Born Crazy” campaign is in support of the entire brand, Ruffini created the separate Moncler Genius project to showcase the brand’s heritage through the vision of other creatives such as Valentino creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli, Craig Green, Simone Rocha, Hiroshi Fujiwara, Matthew Williams and Francesco Ragazzi among others.
Smith is a fitting face of the campaign given his many unique and inspirational

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NBA rumors: Chris Paul wants out of Houston, Stephen A. Smith hears

NBA rumors: Chris Paul wants out of Houston, Stephen A. Smith hears originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Houston, you have a problem. The James Harden-Chris Paul arrangement on the Rockets could be ending soon. And it comes at a bad time for the Rockets, who now could have a chance for the 2020 NBA championship with the Warriors licking their wounds from a brutal Finals loss.

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Gustafsson retires after submission loss to Smith

Alexander Gustafsson took off his gloves and left them in the Octagon after losing to Anthony Smith via rear-naked choke submission at 2:38 of the fourth round in the main event of UFC Stockholm.
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90 Day Fiancé’s Ashley Martson Files for Divorce From Jay Smith Again

90 Day Fiance, Jay Smith, Ashley MartsonAshley Martson is ready to call it quits once again.
E! News can confirm the 90 Day Fiancé star filed for divorce from Jay Smith for the second time.
According to a…

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Sam Smith: I don’t identify as male or female

Singer Sam Smith has revealed he does not identify as male or female during an interview for an Instagram channel.
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See Will Smith Face His Fear of Doing Stand-Up Comedy on Upcoming Facebook Watch Episode

Will SmithWill Smith is living his best life, and his new Facebook Watch show, Will Smith’s Bucket List, is proof.
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Sens’ Smith, Lightning’s Kucherov fined $5K each

Zack Smith of the Ottawa Senators and Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning have been fined $ 5,000 each Saturday for rough play during separate games.
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Brit Awards: Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Jorja Smith and George Ezra lead nominations

Female artists including Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa and Jorja Smith lead the field for the 2019 Brits.
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Will Smith Opens Up About His Strong Relationship With Son Trey After Revealing They “Struggled For Years”

Will Smith, Trey Smith, Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix 2018Will Smith is the king of social media, and he’s taking a moment to (mostly) put jokes aside and get serious for a few moments.
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Jaden Smith Calls Tyler, the Creator His Boyfriend Again

The "Sunset Tapes: A Cool Tape Story" rapper doubles down that the Camp Flog Gnaw host is really his BF…but is Jaden just joking? Watch!
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Sheridan Smith opens her heart

After a turbulent couple of years, Sheridan Smith says she’s “ready to open up” on her new album.
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JR Smith says the Cavaliers “obviously know” that he would like to be traded after he was removed from the starting lineup and told he wouldn’t be guaranteed playing time.
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Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals Why She and Will Never Got Divorced in Red Table Talk Clip

Jada Pinkett Smith is opening up about why she and husband Will Smith never got divorced.

In a new clip, the 47-year-old actress welcomes her husband, 50, to her Facebook Watch show Red Table Talk and the two get very candid about their relationship.

Filled with laughs and eye-opening revelations, the couple — along with their 17-year-old daughter Willow and Pinkett Smith’s mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, — address some of the rumors they’ve faced in their 20-year marriage.

“I’ve been watching people crying and breaking down,” Smith says in the clip as he prepares to sit down at the red table. “You’re not breaking me today, Jada!”

Pinkett Smith teases him saying, “I’ve broken you enough.”

The premiere episode tackles topics about the couple that fans have been dying to know, Smith says, “All right, so hold on, let’s clear some rumors. Scientologist, swinger. Just historical rumors.”

Talking about their relationship, Pinkett Smith says, “I had to gain my strength as Jada. Not mommy. Not wife. Jada.”

While Smith admits, “deep down inside I was an insecure little boy that wanted Jada to say I was great.”

On the subject of why the two never called it quits, there was plenty of jokes thrown around.

“You know why I never got divorced?” Smith asks.

“It’s cheaper to keep me,” Pinkett Smith quips, causing Smith and Banfield-Jones to burst into laughter.

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The season 1 continuation of the popular show will also feature the Suicide Squad actor opening up to his family about hardships in his life — particularly when he felt he was failing in his marriage.

“There was a period where mommy woke up and cried 45 days straight, I started keeping track,” Smith says to Willow, with Pinkett Smith replying that he “missed some days.”

Smith pressed on. “I think that’s the worst I’ve ever felt in our marriage. I was failing miserably.”

Red Table Talk returns to Facebook Watch on Oct. 22 with all new episodes featuring Smith, Ellen Pompeo and Leah Remini and will tackle topics such as mental health, forgiveness, divorce, race and domestic violence.


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Badgley Mischka Joins Forces With Parker Smith for Licensed Denim Collection

DRESSING DOWN: With its 30th anniversary show done-and-dusted, Badgley Mischka has turned its attention to new horizons and has inked a licensing deal for denim.
The fact that a brand steeped in red-carpet dressing is broadening its assortment to offer more relaxed roots isn’t all that shocking. Ath-leisure is an all-day, all-night look for many and designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka appear to be adhering to increasingly casual dress codes with this latest deal. In fact, the designers each wore white jeans when taking their post-runway show bow last month in New York.
Through a deal with the Los Angeles-based premium denim label Parker Smith, Badgley Mischka will unveil its new jeans online and in stores starting in January. Both Badgley Mischka and Parker Smith are aligned in their core principles, with strong female leadership teams at their helms. In addition, this partnership celebrates a women’s inner confidence by adding a thread of glamour to couture denim and celebrating a collection that is made to fit effortlessly.
“It was an easy decision to collaborate with Parker Smith on the creation of an exclusive denim collection. Prioritizing both brands’ commitment to effortless elegance, the collection will feature our signature designs with beautiful embellishment,

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Texas’ Herman denies role in OSU, Smith report

Texas football coach Tom Herman has denied a media report that he was involved in publicizing alleged abuse by Zach Smith that led to the then-Ohio State assistant coach’s firing.
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Stars re-sign RFA Gemel Smith to $720K deal

Gemel Smith, who has spent parts of the last two seasons with the Stars, is re-signing with Dallas on a one-year, $ 720,000 contract.
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Mercury Prize: Arctic Monkeys, Lily Allen and Jorja Smith on shortlist

The Arctic Monkeys receive their fourth nomination as the Mercury Prize reveals its shortlist.
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Will Smith Just Won the ”In My Feelings” Challenge–And Even Drake Agrees

Will Smith, Music Video Will Smith is showing the kids how it’s done.
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Virgin apologises to Louis Smith after ticket check row

Virgin Trains has apologised to Olympic gymnast Louis Smith after he complained that only black passengers had their tickets checked in a first class carriage.
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Will Smith ‘to perform World Cup song’

Hollywood superstar Will Smith has hinted he will be performing the official World Cup 2018 song.
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Matt Smith backs Claire Foy in Crown pay row

Matt Smith has supported his co-star and “best friend” Claire Foy by saying they should have been paid equally for their roles in The Crown.
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Q&A: Tracy K. Smith and Jacqueline Woodson Talk Reading, Race and Spreading the Gospel of Literature

One’s the U.S. poet laureate. The other is the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Can they bring literature to the masses?
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Tracy K. Smith, the poet laureate and author of the forthcoming “Wade in the Water,” wrote a college application essay about Thoreau: “I was an aspiring Transcendentalist from a young age.”
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With soup saga over, Smith strong in Cavs loss

JR Smith bounced back from a scoreless first half to net 19 points in the second of the Cavaliers’ loss to the Nuggets on Saturday. Smith was back in action following a one-game suspension for throwing soup at a team assistant coach earlier this week.
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Cavaliers’ Smith refuses to dish on soup opera

Cavaliers guard JR Smith isn’t dishing about any details relating to his suspension for throwing a bowl of soup at assistant coach Damon Jones.
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Kevin Smith: I nearly died from a heart attack

Movie director Kevin Smith, known for hits such as Clerks and Dogma, has revealed he suffered a “massive heart attack” which nearly killed him.
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Man convicted in Will Smith death files appeal

Lawyers are appealing a 25-year sentence for Cardell Hayes, the man convicted of killing retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith.
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Jaden Smith, Ronnie Fieg Offer Advice to Apparel Industry

LAS VEGAS — This season, Agenda, Capsule and Liberty partnered to present Assembly, a series of workshops, talks and keynotes that addressed various topics or issues plaguing the apparel industry.
On Monday night, Jeff Staple moderated a keynote session with Kith’s Ronnie Fieg and Jaden Smith, the son of Will and Jada Smith, who recently released an album “Syre” and has an animated Netflix series, “Neo Yokio,” a clothing line called Msfts and Just Water, an eco-friendly water company that sells its water in a paper-based bottle.
The talk was sprinkled with a few fun facts and surprise appearances. Smith revealed that the dreadlocks he cut off and took to an award show are now encased in a clear box at his parents’ house, and rapper Fat Joe stood up at one point to thank Fieg for the free Kith product and congratulate Smith on his work. But they also offered some insight for retailers, brands and designers attempting to navigate the changing industry. Here are highlights from the talk:
On deciding which brands to work with:
Ronnie Fieg: “It’s really on a case-by-case basis. Some projects have been more appropriate because of nostalgic purposes like Iceberg. Iceberg in the U.S. is not as

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Paul Smith Marks New Direction With Spring Campaign

STARTING AFRESH: Sir Paul Smith is marking the start of a new era at his label with a spring campaign that aims to channel the designer’s trademark irreverence.
Featuring Polish model Malgosia Bela and Ben Allen, the campaign takes its inspiration from the neon signs and the sandy beaches of the South of France. Black-and-white images of the sea provide the backdrop for bright colors and prints, including Hawaiian shirts and a tuna motif inspired by Smith’s many visits to the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo.
“Bright color and confident use of print are two things that lots of people know and love Paul Smith for,” said the designer. “This felt particularly true in my spring 2018 collection, where the ocean-inspired print was so prominent in many of my designs for both men and women. For the campaign it felt right to bring the brightness and optimism to the fore. It feels like we all need a bit of color right now.”
Smith has returned to the creative helm of his newly restructured company and said it was important to launch a campaign that telegraphs the brand’s message.
“I’ve been in this industry for a long time, but I’ve never known it to move

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The Alex Smith trade creates a ripple effect for the entire NFL. Here’s how

Welcome to Washington, Alex Smith. So long, Kirk Cousins? Here’s why Cousins won’t be complaining (hint: $ $ $ ), and what this shocking deal means for other teams seeking QBs in 2018.
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Books of The Times: Two Generations on View in Essays by Martin Amis and Zadie Smith

Amis’s “The Rub of Time” and Smith’s “Feel Free” feature pieces about politics, literature, aging and more.
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The Fall singer Mark E Smith dies aged 60

The band’s manager says the 60-year-old died at home on Wednesday morning.
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The Fall’s Mark E Smith dies aged 60

Singer-songwriter Mark E Smith – a founding member of The Fall – has died at the age of 60, the band’s manager has said.
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The Fall Rocker Mark E. Smith Dead at 60

Mark E. Smith, frontman of the English post-punk act The Fall, has died. He was 60 years old.

“It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Mark E. Smith,” the band’s manager posted in a statement on Facebook Wednesday. “He passed this morning at home. A more detailed statement will follow in the next few days. In the meantime, Pam & Mark’s family request privacy at this sad time.”

A Manchester, England, native, Smith launched The Fall in 1976. Over the years the band released 32 studio albums, most recently July 2017’s New Facts Emerge, on which Smith was the sole remaining founding member. Though they found minor success with their original singles in the ’80s, The Fall is best remembered for their cover of the Kinks’s “Victoria.”

Several English musicians — including Lisa Stansfield and Billy Bragg — took to social media to pay their respects.

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“First we lost Ursula Le Guin, then Hugh Masekela, now Mark E Smith. Been a tough week for cultural icons,” Bragg tweeted Wednesday.

“So very sad. Goodbye Mark. E. Smith. It was good knowing you,” Stansfield.


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Doug Jones, Tina Smith Sworn in as New Senators

Doug Jones was sworn in on Wednesday as the first Democratic senator from Alabama in 25 years, while Tina Smith took her seat as a senator from Minnesota succeeding Al Franken. Jones, a former federal prosecutor, was joined by his family and former Vice President Joseph Biden, a friend, as he was sworn in on […]

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Smith Optics Introduce Smart Ski Goggles Through Rental Program

SMITH SKIS SMART: Snowboarders and skiers bound for Ski amadé resorts can measure their speed and check the latest slope conditions thanks to new smart ski goggles from Smith Optics.
With the help of Evolaris, an app has been developed to help winter enthusiasts navigate the 760 trails at what is Austria’s largest skiing resource. Ski amadé has five ski resorts stretching across 25 villages which visitors traverse with the help of 270 lifts. By activating the smart ski goggles, athletes will see live data in the lower right-hand corner of their goggles that can direct them to their preferred mountain lodges, lifts, fun parks or restaurants. They can also keep an eye on speed, trail conditions and weather forecasts.
Visitors can rent the Smith I/O Recon at all 25 Intersport shops in Ski amadé for 19 euros a day. The goggles also indicate the distance and directions to destinations at the various resorts. There are plans to allow visitors to test the technologically advanced eyewear at demo events in the months ahead.
The mini-computer with the integrated WLAN connection and Recon-developed GPS can be integrated into various makes of ski goggles. The data from the “Ski amadé Guide” app is displayed on

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Sam Smith and Brandon Flynn Make Their Romance Instagram Official With an Adorably Silly Snap

Sam Smith, Brandon FlynnIt looks like Sam Smith is just as good at going Instagram official as he is with goodbyes.
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Bringing Up Bates’ Tori Bates Marries Bobby Smith — and the Duggars Attend!

Tori Bates is a married woman!

The 21-year-old Bringing Up Bates star tied the knot with Bobby Smith in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Saturday, PEOPLE can exclusively announce.

The nuptials took place at Calvary Baptist Church, where the happy couple walked down the aisle surrounded by their family and friends — including the entire Duggar family — minus Jinger.

The church was decorated with Christmas trees, which were sourced from the Bates family farm. The trees were mounted in concrete and painted white before being lit in the church. Tori’s mom, Kelly Jo, was instrumental in the decorating.

Tori walked down the aisle to Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years,” which was a break from the family’s conservative choices as they usually tend towards more traditional music choices. Her father, Pastor Gil, took part in the ceremony by officiating the vows. During the ceremony, Bobby got teary-eyed and Tori got the giggles, prompting her to joke that she was “messing it up.”

“This is your day, you’re not messing anything up. I’m proud of both of you,” Gil said.

Bates’ brother Lawson also performed an original song at the ceremony — called “One Plus One” — though in line with the family’s conservative upbringings, there was no dancing or entertainment at the reception — but Bates’ aunt Kay did bake a special lemon blueberry cake.

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Bates’ wedding dress was designed by Renee’s Bridal owner Renee Miller. Miller has designed wedding dresses for Jinger and Joy-Anna Duggar, as well as Joseph Duggar‘s wife Kendra Caldwell.

Bates knew she wanted a sheath-style dress with lace, but it wasn’t until she tried on several dresses — borrowing a few things from each — that Miller was able to design the dress of the bride’s dreams.

Bates and Smith met in 2015 through a mutual friend and officially began courting in November 2016. The relationship was long-distance until Smith graduated from college this year and moved to Tennessee to be closer to Bates.

PEOPLE exclusively announced the couple’s engagement in September: Smith popped the question at a scenic overlook called Wiseman’s View in North Carolina after months of planning. He picked Bates up from school in the morning before traveling to the secret spot — which was covered with rose petals and candles in anticipation of their arrival.

“We’ve been looking forward to this day for so long and it’s finally here — we’re engaged!” the couple told PEOPLE at the time. “The day could not have been more magical, and the moments we shared will never be forgotten.”

“It feels like a dream,” they added. “Our hearts are overflowing with excitement. Thank you for all of your love and support.”

Bringing Up Bates returns Jan. 4 at 9 p.m. ET on UP TV.


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Matt Smith & Vanessa Kirby: Sex Scenes in "The Crown" Feel Taboo

"The Crown" stars weigh in on the positive reaction to the Netflix series and dish on how they feel about steamy scenes between the royals.
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Lowe’s 10 things: Speedy CP3, Dennis Smith Jr. and the finally fun Cavs

Zach Lowe highlights Houston being a problem, one exciting LeBron lineup, Dennis Smith Jr. flicking fire passes and more.
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Manning streak to end as Giants go with Smith

The New York Giants will start quarterback Geno Smith this week against the Raiders, ending Eli Manning’s streak of 210 consecutive regular-season starts.
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Reid: No plan to replace Smith with Mahomes

Chiefs coach Andy Reid says that he never considered replacing quarterback Alex Smith with Patrick Mahomes against the Bills and won’t do it next week either.
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The Tear-Stained Confessions of Sam Smith

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Equifax CEO Smith to Exit Following Big Data Breach

Equifax Chief Executive Richard Smith is leaving the credit-reporting company after a massive data breach under his watch exposed the information of about 143 million Americans.
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Jaylon Smith ‘has beaten those odds’ and is back in Arizona

Jaylon Smith ‘has beaten those odds’ and is back in Arizona
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Free Medicine Help Donated to Smith County Community Child Care Center by Charles Myrick of ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx
http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being donated to thousands of not for profits,hospitals,schools,churches,etc. in an effort to assist the uninsured,under insured,and seniors deal with the high cost of prescription drugs.

The American Consultants Rx discount prescription cards are to be given free to anyone in need of help curbing the high cost of prescription drugs.

Due to the rising costs, unstable economics, and the mounting cost of prescriptions, American Consultants Rx Inc. (ACRX) a.k.a (ACIRX) an Atlanta based company was born in 2004. The ACRX discount prescription card program was created and over 25 million discount prescription cards were donated to over 18k organizations across the country to be distributed to those in need of prescription assistance free of charge since 2004.

The ACRX cards will offer discounts of name brand drugs of up to 40% off and up to 60% off of generic drugs. They also possess no eligibility requirements, no forms to fill out, or expiration date as well .One card will take care of a whole family. Also note that the ACRX cards will come to your organization already pre-activated .The cards are good at over 50k stores from Walgreen, Wal mart, Eckerd”s, Kmart, Kroger, Publix, and many more. Any one can use these cards but ACRX is focusing on those who are uninsured, underinsured, or on Medicare. The ACRX cards are now in Spanish as well.

American Consultants Rx made arrangements online for the ACRX card to be available at http://www.acrxcards.com where it can also be downloaded. This arrangement has been made to allow organizations an avenue to continue assisting their clients in the community until they receive their orders of the ACRX cards. ACRX made it possible for cards to be requested from online for individuals and organizations free of charge. Request for the ACRX cards can also be made by mailing a request to : ACRX, P.O.Box 161336,Atlanta,GA 30321, faxing a written request to 404-305-9539,or calling the office at 404-767-1072. Please include name (if organization please include organization and contact name),mailing address,designate Spanish or English,amount of cards requested,and telephone number.

American Consultants Rx is working diligently to assist as many people and organizations as possible. It should be noted that while many other organizations and companies place a cost on their money saving cards, American Consultants Rx does not believe a cost should be applied, just to assist our fellow Americans. American Consultants Rx states that it will continue to strive to assist those in need.

Sam Smith ‘good at getting dumped’ in new song

Sam Smith has made his music return after two years away from the spotlight with a song about getting dumped.
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Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals Will Taught Her About ‘Grapefruiting’ Years Ago

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How Zadie Smith Taught Her 7-Year-Old Daughter That Beauty Is A Waste Of Time

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Jada Pinkett Smith Is An Eternal Style Chameleon

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Pinkett Smith spills the beans on Girls Trip

Jada Pinkett Smith tells the BBC that laughter is the secret to the success of her latest film.
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Best Dressed of the Week: Jada Pinkett Smith, Céline Dion & More!

ESC: Best Dressed, Jada Pinkett SmithIf Jada Pinkett Smith’s bright-yellow outfit doesn’t get your fashion juices flowing, we don’t know what will.
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Will Smith Has ‘Phil’-osophical Reaction To That Uncle Phil Photo

That actor knows all about the viral response to the pic.
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Will Smith cast as Genie in Aladdin remake

Disney has announced that Will Smith will play the Genie in their upcoming live-action Aladdin remake, directed by Guy Ritchie.
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Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Reuniting With Queen Latifah 21 Years After Set It Off

 Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett SmithMore than two decades after making movie magic in heist classic Set It Off, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah are back and better than ever.
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Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith Celebrate Son Jaden Smith’s 19th Birthday with Epic Throwbacks

Jaden Smith turned 19 on Saturday, and his family celebrated with a series of painfully cute photos from his childhood.

Mom Jada Pinkett Smith kicked things off with a throwback photo of Jaden in what looks like a sunflower costume, praising her son’s style and calling Jaden her “treasure.”

“Jaden, you’ve always had style,” the 45-year-old Girls Trip star wrote in the post’s caption. “Happy 19th my treasure. I love you.”

Dad Will Smith was right behind her. Last year he wrote a sweet Facebook post for his son, saying that he’s “still tryna figure out what the hell  doing.” (An old picture of the 47-year-old actor scratching his head while holding baby Jaden accompanied the message).

This year the proud papa took to Facebook again, also posting a very sweet photo of baby Jaden sitting on Smith’s lap. This caption cleverly read, “Happy Birthday, Jaden.19 today! I’ma have to sit on your lap from here on out.” 

Sister Willow, 16, threw her brother some love too. 

“Happy Birthday Big-Bro,” she wrote on Instagram, alongside a childhood photo of Jaden.

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Jaden, a rapper and actor, performed with his sister Willow on Friday ahead of his big day at the Sagebrush Catina, a Mexican bar and restaurant in Calabasas, California, E! News reported.

For his 18th birthday, Jaden also released “LABOR V2,” a rap song with a jazzy backtrack, to commemorate his becoming a legal adult.

Though his Netflix series The Get Down has been canceled, Jaden is still staying busy. He’s currently filming a new movie called Life in a Year, alongside Cara Delevingne and Cuba Gooding, Jr.. The project is slated for release in 2018.


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Meet Tracy K. Smith, America’s New Poet Laureate

“Her work travels the world and takes on its voices,” says the standing Librarian of Congress who appointed Smith.
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Tracy K. Smith Is the New Poet Laureate

Ms. Smith, 45, says she hopes to be a poetry evangelist of sorts, going to parts of the United States “where literary festivals don’t always go.”
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Paul Smith Returns to Pitti Uomo for Second PS by Paul Smith Presentation

BACK IN FLORENCE: Paul Smith is returning to Pitti Uomo for a second season to present the spring 2018 collection of PS by Paul Smith, his secondary label that was first launched in the Florence trade fair last January.
The designer said the big variety of brands and industry professionals Pitti Uomo draws together was one of the main reasons he decided to accept Pitti chief executive officer Raffaello Napoleone’s invitation to participate in the event for a second time: “Pitti is a great platform because it has such diversity both in terms of the brands presented and the people who attend from all over the world. Wandering around the Fortezza you can see everything from beautiful classic shoes to more directional and contemporary fashion.”
The new line continues to build on the contemporary, sporty aesthetic established during the brand’s first outing, with a focus on functional clothes that “people can really live their lives in.” There are plenty of striped jersey knits and track suit bottoms which reference Smith’s love of cycling, as well as windproof jackets and every-day sneakers. For spring, the designer also added more denim styles, as well as playful prints, which are featured all over messenger bags,

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Due to the rising costs, unstable economics, and the mounting cost of prescriptions, American Consultants Rx Inc. (ACRX) a.k.a (ACIRX) an Atlanta based company was born in 2004. The ACRX discount prescription card program was created and over 25 million discount prescription cards were donated to over 18k organizations across the country to be distributed to those in need of prescription assistance free of charge since 2004.

The ACRX cards will offer discounts of name brand drugs of up to 40% off and up to 60% off of generic drugs. They also possess no eligibility requirements, no forms to fill out, or expiration date as well .One card will take care of a whole family. Also note that the ACRX cards will come to your organization already pre-activated .The cards are good at over 50k stores from Walgreen, Wal mart, Eckerd”s, Kmart, Kroger, Publix, and many more. Any one can use these cards but ACRX is focusing on those who are uninsured, underinsured, or on Medicare. The ACRX cards are now in Spanish as well.

American Consultants Rx made arrangements online for the ACRX card to be available at http://www.acrxcards.com where it can also be downloaded. This arrangement has been made to allow organizations an avenue to continue assisting their clients in the community until they receive their orders of the ACRX cards. ACRX made it possible for cards to be requested from online for individuals and organizations free of charge. Request for the ACRX cards can also be made by mailing a request to : ACRX, P.O.Box 161336,Atlanta,GA 30321, faxing a written request to 404-305-9539,or calling the office at 404-767-1072. Please include name (if organization please include organization and contact name),mailing address,designate Spanish or English,amount of cards requested,and telephone number.

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Jaden Smith Claims the Four Seasons ‘Spiked’ His Pancakes with Cheese and Kicked Him Out of His Room

On Saturday, Jaden Smith recounted some hiccups during his stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto on Twitter, claiming they “spiked” his pancakes with cheese.

Smith, who is in Toronto filming his upcoming romantic drama Life In A Year, first claimed the hotel made him “want to throw up.”

“The Four Seasons In Toronto Just Made Me Want to Throw Up On MySelf,” he first wrote to his six million followers on Saturday.

The fashion boundary-pusher continued, “I Hope The Four Seasons In Toronto Puts Me On The No Stay List.”

He then fired off two more claims that elaborated on how his hotel stay had turned sour.

“The Four Seasons In Toronto Spiked My Pancakes With Cheese, I’m Surprised I’m Still Alive,” he tweeted, followed by, “After They Kicked Me Out Of My Room.”

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Smith ceased his tweets after his final claim of the hotel kicking him out of his room.

The Four Seasons and Smith’s rep did not respond to a request for comment.

Deadline reported in March that Smith had been cast opposite Cara Delevingne in Life in a Year. The plot follows a 17-year-old boy who, after learning his girlfriend is dying from cancer, sets out to give her their entire life together, in the year she has left. Dad Will Smith is producing the Mitja Okorn-directed film that will also star Terrence Howard and Nia Long.

 


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Will Smith Starring In ‘The Matrix’ Will Totally Melt Your Mind

Will Smith famously turned down the lead role in “The Matrix.”

But how would the mind-melting 1999 sci-fi movie have turned out if the “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” actor had actually starred as Neo, in place of Keanu Reeves?

Luckily, YouTube channel The Unusual Suspect is on hand to give a glimpse as to what the film may have looked like.

It posted a recut trailer of the movie online Thursday, which has since garnered more than 700,000 views. Via Reddit, the channel has also revealed just how it created the spoof clip:

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Jaden Smith Theatrically Reads Scientific Facts Like A Total Boss

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Jaden Smith: actor, rapper, artist, model, activist, and … scientist?

Well, not quite, but he sure has us fooled. In a video for Vanity Fair, Smith performs a dramatic reading of facts about human biology and astronomy to the camera while striking various theatrical poses.

We’re not entirely sure we understand why this even happening in the first place, but we’re not going to question it. After all, it’s very entertaining, especially when he drops knowledge like, “In an average lifetime, human skin completely replaces itself 900 times,” or, “You were once the youngest person in existence,” or, “Sharks have been around for longer than trees.” 

As he says in the video, “Mind. Blown.”

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Adam Lambert Responds To Rumors He’s Dating Sam Smith

In our dreams, Adam Lambert and Sam Smith would make an adorable couple, but alas, there’s no romance heating up between the two pop stars for now.

On Thursday’s installment of “Watch What Happens Live,” Lambert told host Andy Cohen that although he and Smith have done “a lot of bonding” over the past year, there was no truth in any of the media speculation that the two are more than just friends. 

“I love that rumor, actually. The minute I heard it, I texted him,” Lambert, 35, said, responding to a fan’s inquiry. After shrugging off the romantic suggestion, he praised Smith, noting, “He’s such a nice guy. He’s so funny.”

The two stars have, in fact, spent quality time together in the past. In March 2016, the guys were spotted together at the New York nightclub No. 8. DJ Dawson posted a photograph of himself posing with Lambert and Smith on Instagram.  

Lambert elaborated further about his friendship with the “Stay With Me” singer in the “Watch What Happens Live” interview Thursday. “We did ride a rickshaw in London from one club to another, wasted, at like 3 in the morning,” he said. “And I ran into him in Mykonos this summer.” 

Fortunately for us, Lambert documented both of those encounters with Smith for posterity on Instagram

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Though Smith, 24, has spent much of the past year out of the limelight, Lambert is gearing up to the road once more. In June, he’ll kick off a North American tour with Queen, playing 25 cities across the country.

Sizzle or not, Lambert and Smith no doubt have a lot to talk about as two of the pop world’s most out-and-proud performers. And there’s no reason the two can’t make some sweet music in the studio. C’mon, boys ― gift us with some ear candy!

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Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon

Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon


Nineteenth century London is the center of a vast British Empire, a teeming metropolis where steam-power is king and airships ply the skies, and where Queen Victoria presides over three quarters of the known world-including the east coast of America, following the failed revolution of 1775.Young Gideon Smith has seen things that no green lad of Her Majesty’s dominion should ever experience. Through a series of incredible events Gideon has become the newest Hero of the Empire. But Gideon is a man with a mission, for the dreaded Texas pirate Louis Cockayne has stolen the mechanical clockwork girl Maria, along with a most fantastical weapon-a great brass dragon that was unearthed beneath ancient Egyptian soil. Maria is the only one who can pilot the beast, so Cockayne has taken girl and dragon off to points east. Gideon and his intrepid band take to the skies and travel to the American colonies hot on Cockayne’s trail. Not only does Gideon want the machine back, he has fallen in love with Maria. Their journey will take them to the wilds of the lawless lands south of the American colonies – to free Texas, where the mad King of Steamtown rules with an iron fist (literally), where life is cheap and honor even cheaper. Does Gideon have what it takes to not only save the day but win the girl? David Barnett’s Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon is a fantastical steampunk fable set against an alternate historical backdrop: the ultimate Victoriana/steampunk mash-up!

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By the Book: Ali Smith: By the Book

The author, most recently, of “Autumn” ranks “Invitation to a Beheading” among the great books: “Nabokov treats us to, then liberates us from, the bad farce of totalitarianism. What a blast.”
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The Bottom Line: ‘Swing Time’ By Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith writes novels about the people and themes that seem particularly freighted with political baggage these days: immigrants, multiracial families and social groups, the white and non-white working class. Though she’s writing about her own home turf ― England, typically north-west London ― those realities are no less incendiary there, in the Brexit era, than they are here, in the Trump one.

But Smith has also declined, most recently in an interview with Slate, to get too political about the multicultural world she depicts in her fiction. “I’ve always dealt with [multiculturalism] as a descriptive fact,” she said. And anyway, she added later, “I don’t have a political intelligence […] Sometimes people’s intimate lives reflect the political world, but my first concern is always people.”

To those who love her fiction, this should make sense; her worlds jostle with the colliding energies of so many acutely observed characters ― tussling, flirting, gossiping, bullying, falling in love and giving in to hate. It’s the writing of someone who wants to get inside the minds of as many people as possible, to figure them out properly.

Swing Time carries that curious, energetic feel, but it’s also entirely different. It’s Smith’s first novel written entirely in the first person, muting the raucous din of her cast of characters by filtering them entirely through her nameless narrator, whose introspective yet often fragile consciousness purposefully distorts the narrative.

The novel hangs around the childhood friendship, and adult alienation, of the narrator and a girl named Tracey. They meet in a dance class in a church near the council estates in North West London where they both live. Both are biracial, the child of one black parent and one white; both are clinging to their mothers; both are intrigued by each other, though not immediately friends. The narrator’s mother is from Jamaica and has aspirations to middle-class acceptance, educational achievement and a career in line with her interests in political activism. While her husband, the narrator’s father, is a loving family man, he’s also relatively content with an unambitious life, while she’s beautiful, restrained, determined to act like any educated middle-class woman would ― and disdainful of Tracey’s mother, an overweight white woman with gaudy taste and no apparent goals except to get on disability. “It turned out ― as my mother had guessed at once ― that there was no ‘Tracey’s father,’ at least not in the conventional, married sense,” writes Smith. “This, too, was an example of bad taste.”

The girls are drawn together like “two iron filings drawn to a magnet,” soon becoming like sisters. The narrator’s studious mother disapproves of the friendship ― Tracey is spoiled with toys and TV time ― but can’t stop them from spending hours watching videos of old musicals and making up stories about ballet dancers. Though their similarities bound them together, in a crucial way the two dancers are different: Tracey has perfect arches and a gift for dance that the narrator simply doesn’t. As she carries on preparation to become a professional dancer, her friend resentfully finishes in standard school and attends university.

As they enter adulthood, they suffer a mysterious and traumatizing falling-out that effectively ends their friendship, and as the narrator goes to work as a personal assistant for Aimee, a famous pop singer, she slowly loses track of her old friend’s dance career and her life.

Meanwhile, Aimee takes a violently sudden interest in charity work, and the narrator finds herself spending weeks at a time in a small West African country working on a girls’ school her charismatic and impulsive boss has decided to found. There she meets Fern, an economist who manages the logistics of the project; Lamin, a handsome local teacher who’s in charge of guiding them; and Hawa, a bubbly young woman who teaches English. Well-intentioned but constantly misstepping, painfully reminded at every turn of her isolation ― not an equal of Aimee, nor capable of relating to the local people ― she’s frustrated by the mission she’s a part of, but also unsure of how to do better.

Back home, her mother, now a divorced politician, has fallen ill, and has begun hearing nonstop from Tracey, who seems bitter and unstable, full of grievances toward the narrator and her mother. When a personal and professional catastrophe devastates the narrator, Tracey is waiting, again, to vent her fury through revenge. Now a single mother of three, and no longer a dancer, she seems distant from her friend’s long-cherished ideal friend: spunky, sharp, beautiful, transcendently gifted.

What happens to Tracey, and to her friendship with the narrator? From the vantage point we’re given, it’s basically insanity ― a couple wild accusations from Tracey; first that their dance school piano player, an elderly man named Mr. Booth, touched her inappropriately; next a still-more shocking one about the narrator’s beloved father ― and then paranoia, rage, erratic behavior. The narrator vaguely disregards all of her friend’s claims, from a very early age; later, she’s horrified to hear that she’s sent “distressing emails” to such people as “[a] director at the Tricycle who had not cast her, she thought, because of color.” The accusation that Mr. Booth had been inappropriate, made directly to the dance teacher after Tracey was accused of stealing the cashboxes from a student show, is not only dismissed out of hand, but it’s clear that one friend worked hard to convince adults in charge to believe the teacher instead: “I made it as clear as I could that Mr. Booth had never laid a hand on me or on Tracey, nor anyone else, as far as I knew.”

Smith doesn’t seem to intend to give readers enough information to know whether Tracey was, specifically, harmed by Mr. Booth, or whether her career was thwarted by racist casting, or whether, as she complains, her black children have been discriminated against in the school system. The barrage of personal and political grievances seem, to the narrator, out of hand. On the other hand, her own story is full of unsettling stories of black girls being touched under their underwear by boys who crawled under their desks, of black actresses (including Tracey) treated as second-class in the theater world, and of black boys excluded from classrooms because their teachers somehow fear them. The cumulative effect is to make both the narrator’s struggles and her old friend’s paranoid twist seem more logical than at first glance.

During her rocky visits to West Africa, the narrator similarly finds herself befuddled by her surroundings ― but struggling not to superimpose the political over the personal. While her colleagues doggedly work to make the best of Aimee’s absurd resources, no matter how problematically distributed, the narrator becomes entangled in vaguely delineated suspicions of her employer’s privileged actions. When Aimee becomes infatuated with Lamin, or adopts a local baby, or sweeps in for a school opening, her assistant is always watching with the certain, sour sense that wrong is being done.

Is she wrong? Maybe not, but as the novel goes on, it’s difficult to see what good her political anxiety does, either. Time and again, Smith’s narrator offers the personal and the political, but she struggles to see how they might fit together, and in that she’s not so different from most people. 

The Bottom Line:

In a first-person twist on her buoyant, bustling London narratives, Smith examines the trouble of combining the personal and political, and captures the thrills of girlhood, dance, and first friendship. 

What other reviewers think:

The Atlantic: “Swing Time is criticism set to fiction, like dance is set to music. One complements — and animates — the other.” 

Jezebel: “Smith has a rare understanding of the psyche of girlhood, that rush of sexuality which is simultaneously exhilarating, frightening and confusing.” 

Who wrote it?

Zadie Smith vaulted to fame with the publication of her debut novel, White Teeth, when she was just 24. Smith has won a slew of prizes, including several for first novel. She has since published four more novels, including Swing Time and On Beauty, which won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2006. She also writes criticism. Born and raised in North West London, Smith studied at Cambridge. She is married to poet Nick Laird, with whom she has two children.

Who will read it?

Who won’t? Smith is a literary superstar, and her new book showcases why.

Opening lines (from Chapter 1):

“If all of the Saturdays of 1982 can be thought of as one day, I met Tracey at ten a.m. on that Saturday, walking through the sandy gravel of a churchyard, each holding our mother’s hand. There were many other girls present but for obvious reasons we noticed each other, the similarities and the differences, as girls will. Our shade of brown was exactly the same ― as if one piece of tan material had been cut to make us both ― and our freckles gathered in the same areas, we were of the same height.”

Notable passage:

“Tracy could ― did ― tell a teacher to ‘fuck off’ without even being sent to stand in the hall, but Jordan passed most of his time in that hall, for what seemed, to the rest of us, small infractions ― talking back, or not removing a baseball cap ― and after a while of this we began to understand that the teachers, especially the white women, were scared of him. We respected that: it seemed like a special thing, an achievement, to make a grown woman fear you, though you were only nine years old and mentally disabled. Personally I was on good terms with him: he had sometimes put his fingers in my knickers but I was never convinced he knew why he was doing it, and on the walk home, if we happened to fall in step, I sometimes sang for him ― the theme tune to ‘Top cat,’ a cartoon with which he was obsessed ― and this soothed and made him happy.”

Swing Time
By Zadie Smith
Penguin Press, $ 27.00
Published November 15, 2016

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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2012, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith appears before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. Smith was fatally shot after a traffic accident in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed Saturday in what appeared to be a road rage incident that has shocked fans of the much-loved athlete. An emailed statement from New Orleans city coroner Jeffrey C. Rouse said that Smith died ”of multiple gunshot wounds” after a traffic accident in the city’s Lower Garden District. New Orleans Police Department spokesman Tyler Gamble on Sunday identified the suspect as Cardell Hayes, 28.



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Will Smith Sends Sweetest Birthday Message To Daughter Willow

Before she was whipping her hair back and forth, Willow Smith was her father Will Smith’s little bean. 

The actress and artist turns 15 this Halloween, and to show her how much he cares, Papa Will penned perhaps his most meaningful words since he and Jazzy Jeff made the “Fresh Prince” theme song. Smith took to Facebook to thank Willow for “correcting” his heart and teaching him to love “without constriction or condition”:

Happy Birthday, my Bean. 15 years old today!! When you were born it took about 2 seconds to realize that I was willing…

Posted by Will Smith on Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Smith family has been in the business of making adorable messages lately. Will also sent his wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith, a message that melted everyone’s heart, and Jada reciprocated with a sweet post for Will.

The Fresh Prince’s message to Willow is too much, though. Ah, so many feels! Can Will please just use his ”Men in Black” mind eraser to take away all these feels?

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Jada Pinkett Smith Posts Adorable Baby Pic For Will Smith’s Birthday

Happy 47th birthday to the Fresh Prince! 

Wife Jada Pinkett Smith marked the occasion by sharing one of her husband’s baby pictures on her Facebook page — and it’s precious. 

She wrote in the post, “I’m not going to pull out the calculator like you did but know this…you have a 100 percent of my heart and the rest of my days…Happy birthday, you exceptional man.”

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Posted by Jada Pinkett Smith on Friday, September 25, 2015

The calculator comment is a reference to the super sweet birthday message Will posted about Pinkett Smith when she turned 44 last Friday. On September 18, the “Men In Black” actor shared a 20-year-old throwback pic of the couple, captioning it: ”I’ve told you ‘I love you’ at least 8,285 times. And of the nearly 3.96 billion women on the planet — there is only 1 that I want to spend the rest of my life with.”

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Smith and Pinkett Smith — who have faced affair and divorce rumors for a number of years — tied the knot on New Year’s Eve in 1997. They are parents to 17-year-old son Jaden and 14-year-old daughter Willow. 

 

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Paul Smith Mixes Art and Commerce

If England is indeed a nation of shopkeepers — as the French have been saying with a sneer since the 18th century — then the keeper in chief should be Sir Paul Smith, who managed to transform a tiny, windowless shop in his native Nottingham into an international — and still independent — business with annual sales north of $ 320 million and double-digit profits.
Smith, 69, achieved it all with no fancy investment (indeed, he was often the one investing, buying the real estate for his British shops), no grand marketing or advertising (he shoots all the campaigns himself), and no disproportionate reliance on fragrance or accessories to keep the ready-to-wear machine humming.
He has always been big in Japan — the country fell quickly for his charm and childlike imagination — and his licensed sales — separate from his own direct business — in the region total about $ 330 million annually. The brand has been selling there since 1982, and Smith said that even during the country’s lost decades of economic growth, volume never fell.
Smith’s commercial savvy, curiosity and creativity, inside and outside the luxury arena, have made him postwar Britain’s most successful independent fashion designer. He was knighted by Queen

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Lindy's Funky Owl Cutter by Lindy Smith


Lindy's Funky Owl Cutter by Lindy Smith.We adore this cute, fun and funky owl sugarcraft cutter designed by Lindy – It's just the perfect size for decorating the top of cupcakes and the sides of cakes. The decoration options for this mini owl are many and varied, team with other small cutters and embossers to create patchwork owls or use in silhouette and place against a crescent or full moon. For a graduation celebration add icing mortar boards to your sugar owls or use with pastel icing colours to top baby shower cupcakes.Maximum height is 4 cms (1.6 inches).  Manuactured in the United Kingdom from stainless steel.  This cutter is extremely durable.

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Progressive Sight Reading Exercises for Piano By Tutorial Fellow and University Lecturer in History Hannah Smith (Sheet music)

Progressive Sight Reading Exercises for Piano By Tutorial Fellow and University Lecturer in History Hannah Smith (Sheet music)


Overview A group of resourceful kids start “solution-seekers.com,” a website where “cybervisitors” can get answers to questions that trouble them. But when one questioner asks the true meaning of Christmas, the kids seek to unravel the mystery by journeying back through the prophecies of the Old Testament. What they find is a series of “S” words that reveal a “spectacular story!” With creative characters, humorous dialogue and great music, The “S” Files is a children’s Christmas musical your kids will love performing. Product details Isbn-13: 9780793552627, 978-0793552627 Author: Tutorial Fellow and University Lecturer in History Hannah Smith Publisher: Associated Music Publishers Publication date: 1986-11-01 About Wordery Wordery is one of the UK’s largest online booksellers. With millions of satisfied customers who enjoy low prices on a huge range of books, we offer a reliable and trusted service and consistently receive excellent feedback. We offer a huge range of over 8 million books; bestsellers, children’s books, cheap paperbacks, baby books, special edition hardbacks and textbooks. All our books are dispatched from the UK. Wordery offers Free Delivery on all UK orders, and competitively priced international delivery. #HappyReading

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Smith Optics Fly By Prescription Bifocal Sunglasses

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A boost for your eyes, these ready-to-wear polarized bifocal sunglasses are perfect for reading fine type or trying on a new fly. With +2.0 or +2.5 magnification options, each model has a magnifying segment that is 25mm wide and placed low in the lens to avoid impacting your long-range field of view. 8 Base Lens Curve. Frame Measurements 60-17-120.
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Smith and Tweed Microfleece Vest – Full Zip (For Men)

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Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Growing Up In Baltimore

Long before Jada Pinkett Smith gained stardom, met Will and started a family, she was a young girl who roamed the streets of Baltimore, Maryland and battled the harsh reality that came with it.

In a recent interview with “American Way,” the “Magic Mike XXL” actress detailed her upbringing in the city and how the city’s crime rates impacted her childhood. 

“When I think back to who I was, living in Baltimore and what my ideas of survival were, and the kind of activities I was involved in at 13 years old. I was going to jail or I was gonna see a grave. Those were my two choices, because you get caught up in a mentality.” 

She also recalled the moment she was held at gunpoint by two men in one of the city’s largest public-housing project. It happened just before she got accepted into the North Carolina School of Arts. She said her mother eventually found out about the horrifying moment and promptly packed up her belongings and made her move. “She probably saved my life,” she told the magazine. 

Shortly after her transition to North Carolina, Pinkett Smith moved yet again — this time to Hollywood to pursue her acting dreams. But the fame she acquired over the years also came with much criticism. Despite the scrutiny, Pinkett Smith said she’s more concered about other issues.

“There are mothers out there losing their sons, their husbands, their daughters. I’m blessed. So scrutinize me,” she said. “I’ll take that any day over what the majority of my people are dealing with on a daily basis. I dare not complain. Hollywood scrutiny has nothing on what I’ve survived just to be here.’”

Read more of Jada Pinkett Smith’s “American Way” interview here.

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The 5 Wildest Things Willow Smith Has Ever Said About Fashion

Willow Smith just landed her biggest fashion coup yet, grabbing a spot in Marc Jacobs‘ fall 2015 campaign (alongside Cher no less). It might mark the first time Jacobs’ customers have been introduced to Will Smith‘s 14-year-old daughter, but the rest of us already know her as a style rebel-icon for the social media generation. If you’ve been paying attention since her “Whip My Hair” days, you’re aware there’s no shortage of fascinating fashion soundbites.

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March 2015: In a recent interview given to Billboard, Smith called her style “high-fashion nomad. I could literally climb a mountain and survive a couple nights in nature. That’s a requirement for my clothes because one day I was on the freeway and I saw a mountain, so I literally just pulled over and climbed it.”

November 2014: “I like to go to places with my high-fashion things where there are a lot of cameras, so I can just go there and be like, ‘Yep, yep, I’m looking so sick,'” she told The New York Times this fall. “But in my regular life, I put on clothes that I can climb trees in.”

November 2014: “Flexibility with yourself and your looks shows self confidence. You’re willing to paint on your canvas with whatever comes from within you,” she told Wonderland.

August 2011: “I wear anything I feel like,” she told Teen Vogue back when she was a youthful 10 years old. “If I want to put on a pair of Converse with a pencil stuck through them, I will.” She also revealed fashion is a constant part of the family conversation. “It’s pretty much a regular family. At dinner we talk about ‘What did you do today? What did you wear today?'”

March 2011: When she cohosted an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Smith caught flak for being a little bit rude to the talk show legend in the eyes of some viewers. When asked about her closet, she answered back, “Giiiiiiirl. No, it’s like from here to there.”

Jacobs introduced Smith’s campaign imagery via Instagram, writing about “those individuals whose creativity, unique vision, and voice [that] inspire all of us.” He also revealed that the fall ’15 lineup wouldn’t stop with Cher and Smith, with more to come in the next few weeks.


Ever since our first Juergen Teller ad in 1998 which featured Kim Gordon on stage wearing my dress, I have always preferred collaborating with the people who inspire me to give new life to the clothes we show on our runway. Over the years we have photographed an incredibly diverse and exceptional group of talented friends and individuals who I greatly admire: Victoria Beckham, Jamie Bochert, Jarvis Cocker, Sofia Coppola, Miley Cyrus, Dakota Fanning, William Eggleston, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stephen Malkmus, Samantha Morton, Kate Moss, Charlotte Rampling, Winona Ryder, Stephanie Seymour, Cindy Sherman, Michael Stipe, and Rufus Wainwright, just to name a few. Beauty, style and talent know no age. It is those individuals whose creativity, unique vision, and voice inspire all of us here to create and express ourselves through our medium: fashion. Photographed by David Sims, this season’s ads feature friends, each of whom evoke a sense of intrigue and inspiration and collectively provoke a true consideration for individuality. Here today I would like to share (not CHER) with you first, the talented, stylish and charming Willow Smith @gweelos Stay tuned over the coming weeks for more…

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Jaden Smith Goes To Prom With ‘Hunger Games’ Star Amandla Stenberg

These two totally have our vote for prom king and queen.

Jaden Smith escorted “Hunger Games” actress Amandla Stenberg to prom on Friday night, and judging from their Instagram pictures, they were easily the most interesting couple there.

Stenberg, who played Rue in the “Hunger Games,” looked super chic in a metallic lamé gown, while Will Smith’s 16-year-old son, ever the eclectic dresser, wore what appears to be a black-and-white dress, topped with a black blazer. The 16-year-old actress shared snapshots from the night on her Instagram account:

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It’s been a busy prom season for Jaden Smith, who dressed as a superhero for another prom earlier this month.

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Smith and Tweed Peached Wind Vest (For Men)

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American Consultants Rx Charity Donation To The Office of Dr.Kate Smith By Charles Myrick

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http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being donated to thousands of not for profits,hospitals,schools,churches,etc. in an effort to assist the uninsured,under insured,and seniors deal with the high cost of prescription drugs.

The American Consultants Rx discount prescription cards are to be given free to anyone in need of help curbing the high cost of prescription drugs.

Due to the rising costs, unstable economics, and the mounting cost of prescriptions, American Consultants Rx Inc. (ACRX) a.k.a (ACIRX) an Atlanta based company was born in 2004. The ACRX discount prescription card program was created and over 25 million discount prescription cards were donated to over 18k organizations across the country to be distributed to those in need of prescription assistance free of charge since 2004.

The ACRX cards will offer discounts of name brand drugs of up to 40% off and up to 60% off of generic drugs. They also possess no eligibility requirements, no forms to fill out, or expiration date as well .One card will take care of a whole family. Also note that the ACRX cards will come to your organization already pre-activated .The cards are good at over 50k stores from Walgreen, Wal mart, Eckerd”s, Kmart, Kroger, Publix, and many more. Any one can use these cards but ACRX is focusing on those who are uninsured, underinsured, or on Medicare. The ACRX cards are now in Spanish as well.

American Consultants Rx made arrangements online for the ACRX card to be available at http://www.acrxcards.com where it can also be downloaded. This arrangement has been made to allow organizations an avenue to continue assisting their clients in the community until they receive their orders of the ACRX cards. ACRX made it possible for cards to be requested from online for individuals and organizations free of charge. Request for the ACRX cards can also be made by mailing a request to : ACRX, P.O.Box 161336,Atlanta,GA 30321, faxing a written request to 404-305-9539,or calling the office at 404-767-1072. Please include name (if organization please include organization and contact name),mailing address,designate Spanish or English,amount of cards requested,and telephone number.

American Consultants Rx is working diligently to assist as many people and organizations as possible. It should be noted that while many other organizations and companies place a cost on their money saving cards, American Consultants Rx does not believe a cost should be applied, just to assist our fellow Americans. American Consultants Rx states that it will continue to strive to assist those in need.

Final gift: UNC’s Smith leaves $200 to players

Former UNC coach Dean Smith, who died last month, directed his trust in his will to give $ 200 to every lettermen who played for him during his 36 seasons as head coach at the school.
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Paul Smith RTW Fall 2015

Paul Smith RTW Fall 2015

Sir Paul Smith reprised the blanket-check flannels — and a faint whiff of the Seventies — from his men’s show in Paris for this strong women’s outing.

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Paul Smith RTW Fall 2015

Sir Paul Smith reprised the blanket-check flannels — and a faint whiff of the Seventies — from his men’s show in Paris for this strong women’s outing.

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Focus Official Trailer #3 (2015) – Will Smith, Margot Robbie Movie HD

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A veteran grifter takes a young, attractive woman under his wing, but things get complicated when they become romantically involved.

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Funny Or Die Has A Take On The Tom Petty, Sam Smith Controversy

Funny or Die won’t let Tom Petty take good news without a jab.

Last week, the world learned that Sam Smith would pay Petty royalties from his song “Stay with Me” due to its musical similarities to Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down.” The folks over at Funny Or Die found the development quite interesting, considering the numerous instances of musical similarities among pop songs. Cue the above video, which draws attention to the resemblance some of Petty’s songs bear to earlier ones from other artists.

Petty still comes out on top in this whole scenario — lots of money trumps not being made fun of on the Internet — but it does raise some interesting points about musical ownership.
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THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel), and it’s making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina (Tina Desai). Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy – posing a rooming predicament for fresh arrivals Guy (Richard Gere) and Lavinia (Tamsin Greig). Evelyn and Douglas (Judi Dench and Bill Nighy) have now joined the Jaipur workforce, and are wondering where their regular dates for Chilla pancakes will lead, while Norman and Carol (Ronald Pickup and Diana Hardcastle) are negotiating the tricky waters of an exclusive relationship, as Madge (Celia Imrie) juggles two eligible and very wealthy suitors. Perhaps the only one who may know the answers is newly installed co-manager of the hotel, Muriel (Maggie Smith), the keeper of everyone’s secrets. As the demands of a traditional Indian wedding threaten to engulf them all, an unexpected way forward presents itself.

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Chiefs’ Smith (spleen) out against Chargers

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has a lacerated spleen and will miss Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers, trainer Rick Burkholder said Friday.
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Sources: Heat make move hoping for Smith

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Fragments of Femininity: A Comparative Analysis of the Art of Tracey Emin and Kiki Smith

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Tracey Emin and Kiki Smith have starkly different visual approaches in their art yet thematically their work is inextricably intertwined. Both women eschew the expected and express different aspects of both the feminine psyche and life itself in unpredictable ways. Emin is radical about love; Smith about life and death. Their work is often both precious and difficult to stomach (think Emin’s blankets and Smith’s statues excreting beads). They are provocative, evocative and not afraid to expose themselves — a raw honesty radiates throughout their work that is rare to find.

This honesty manifests itself as Emin cries out for intimacy by exposing details of her private life that others wouldn’t dream of revealing. In a letter that accompanies My Abortion 1990 she recounts the moment when, in a London taxicab, her body expelled a second fetus, overlooked during the initial procedure, “I had killed the thing which I could love the most. Forgive me, tiny little thing… Forgive me — leave me.”

Smith is honest in her portrayal of the female form in unconventional ways — often from the inside out, neutralizing it so that it stands for mankind as a whole, challenging the tradition of male artists to paint the female in an erotic light. In How I Know I’m Here, a massive linocut, Smith depicts several internal organs, including a heart, brain, lungs, and reproductive systems splayed out around etched lines that represent her own feet, face and hands. Although Smith’s work can be seen as rather feminist, honing in on this as a political statement can be a mistake, or at least a dangerously narrow view. Her approach is far more personal — she explores the significance of how the body functions systemically in order to gain a stronger grasp on reality.

Smith’s probing stops at no bounds and delves into the human body’s most intimate inner functions — urination, menstruation, reproduction, and so on. She creates statues excreting bodily fluid in the form of beads. By making urine or menstrual blood beautiful, Smith probes at our societal reaction to such things. She also emphasizes the lack of importance we normally attribute to these fluids by placing them on an altar in jars with gothic lettering, each fluid in equal standing.

Emin does not shy away from the exploration of the significance of bodily fluids either, confidently displaying used tampons alongside her sketches giving the two equal importance. In My Bed, Emin displays her bed after a depressive episode, covered in suspicious stains and leaked menstrual blood in all its glory.

For Smith and Emin, the body is in perpetual motion. Neither artist has any shame in laying the ghastliest aspects of femininity stripped bare. This introspection strips their work of pretense down to an almost primeval level. The exposure of the self creates a vulnerability that leaves the work open to interpretation.

This vulnerability is also reflected in the use of humble craft materials. Smith uses papier-mâché for many of her sculptures and Emin uses appliqué techniques and household fabrics to create her patchwork quilts. The lack of durability of these materials as compared to that of objects like bronze sculptures creates a sense of urgency that reflects their need to create their art — to express something physically that has been building up inside. Emin’s tapestries show fragmented sentences; often just words, names or phrases. Smith’s works consist of fragmented body parts, with no logical context in the body from a biological standpoint, with the spleen and bladder displayed next to the more socially glorified heart and brain. These fragments add to this sense of urgency, as both artists emphatically express that nothing lasts forever.

The exploration of the ephemeral is so honest and pure in Smith’s work that her art can be difficult to write about. She is not trying to make a statement. Instead she follows whatever is preoccupying her at the moment without necessarily knowing why. “I don’t want to be trying to do anything,” Smith says. “When I was younger, people’s work was so expressionistic that to me it felt indulgent or self involved.” Based on this view Smith may not be a fan of Emin’s work, which is often self-indulgent. Emin is this big, booming voice that is deliberately loud because she desperately wants to be heard. Yet the honesty still permeates through Emin’s willingness to be open about a past as she sees it, inspiring the viewer to look back to the events that brought them into their present state of existence. Smith may be better at playing the innocent, but she also questions the nature of our existence through her exploration of life, death and the existential.

The autobiographical component in both artists’ work allows them to question our existence from a personal level, where they each recognize their own struggle. Emin uses her confessional art to deliberately bare her soul on canvas so that the spectator feels that they immediately know her on an intimate level. Her honesty supersedes the unfamiliar and this is what makes her art beautiful. Smith often features her self in her work, literally and physically. She is the first to admit this: “My work was very autobiographical. In the pieces about birth I was trying to reconcile an ambivalent relationship to being here on earth because earth is a difficult place to be sometimes.” Emin and Smith both create art through this therapeutic method of working out on canvas whatever is preoccupying their minds at the moment. Smith has said, “I’m just trying to make my life okay. I’m just trying to have a good life; that is my ambition: to be better at being here.” Emin speaks of art as her raison d’être, as something that has saved her life many times. To this, Smith would agree, “You know, we’re not doing research; our lives are at stake.”
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