Before it all came crashing down, Marc Collins-Rector had convinced almost everyone that he was a visionary. By , he had raised millions for a precursor to YouTube, called Digital Entertainment Network, or DEN, with the pioneering idea to distribute video entertainment not through theaters or television but on the internet. The company produced its own content, as Netflix does now, and Collins-Rector even patented a video advertising method that Google has used for its own advertising efforts. With corn-silk hair and a wide smile, Collins-Rector was charismatic, people who knew him said. It was at those parties that Collins-Rector and others allegedly sexually assaulted half a dozen teenage boys, according to two sets of civil lawsuits, the first filed in — and the second this year.
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Boy Meets Boy is a young adult novel by David Levithan , published in Set in a gay-friendly small town in America, it describes a few weeks in the lives of a group of high school students. The story follows the standard romantic trope usually known as "boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl" except that the main characters are both boys, the narrator Paul and newcomer Noah. The novel won a Lambda Literary Award in He is best friends with Joni, whom he has known since early childhood and to whom he came out in second grade, and Tony, who is also gay and who lives in the much less accepting next town over with his strict, religious parents. On a night out with Joni and Tony, while listening to a friend play music in a bookstore, Paul meets Noah and is instantly attracted to him.
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Boy bands tend to have a squeaky-clean image when they first make their well-choreographed debut, eliciting the screams of millions of devoted fans. But many boy bands' backstories harbor dark scandals, including lawsuits, in-fighting and substance abuse issues. But the two groups are far from the only boy bands to find themselves in hot water at the height of their fame, with New Kids on the Block, One Direction and the Jonas Brothers all experiencing their own controversies over the years. Their first major scandal came in , when they realized their beloved manager, Lou Pearlman who the affectionately called Big Poppa , had been screwing them over for years. The band?
In Season 1, pals Ricky and Julian are released from jail and return to Sunnyvale, their trailer park neighborhood outside Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. After an month jail sentence, Ricky and Julian head home to get their lives back together but a bully has taken control of the park. Julian decides to depart Sunnyvale Trailer Park and go to community college to finally do something productive in his life. Ricky and Bubbles agree to star in J-Roc's porno film but Ricky loses his nerve, forcing Bubbles to stand in for him on a particularly steamy scene. Ricky lets a dog devour a tray of hash brownies and takes the dog to the local veterinarian.