George Robert Gissing was an English novelist who published 23 novels between 1880 and 1903. Gissing also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. He published his first novel, Workers in the Dawn, in 1880. His best known novels, which are published in modern editions, include The Nether World , New Grub Street , and The Odd Women .
Gwyneth Kate Paltrow is an American actress, singer, and food writer. Following early notice for her work in films such as Seven , Emma , Sliding Doors and A Perfect Murder , Paltrow rose to worldwide recognition for her performance in Shakespeare in Love , winning the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
Michael Craig Judge is an American actor, animator, writer, producer, director and musician. Judge is the creator of the television series Beavis and Butt-Head , and co-creator of the television series King of the Hill , The Goode Family , Silicon Valley , and Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus . He also wrote and directed the films Beavis and Butt-Head Do America , Office Space , Idiocracy and Extract .
Gregory Behrendt is an American comedian and author. His work as a script consultant to the HBO sitcom Sex and the City, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, paved the way for co-authoring of the New York Times bestseller He's Just Not That into You , later adapted into a film by the same name. Apart from that he also hosted two short-lived television shows, The Greg Behrendt Show and Greg Behrendt's Wake Up Call .
I think that giving mindless praise is ridiculous. But I understand why parents do it. They want their kids to feel good about themselves. But parents are never going to teach their children true, positive self esteem by praising everything they do.Rosalind Wiseman
We were probably the last people in the country to get a VCR and we didn't have cable. There wasn't any admiration of glamour, no, 'I want to look like them or have that lifestyle', because everyone in my town had the same lifestyle. So I didn't think, 'Ooh, a movie star's birthday!' I just thought, 'What?'Christina Hendricks