Joshua John Miller
American actor
Joshua John Miller
Joshua John Miller is an American actor, writer, screenwriter, novelist, and filmmaker. As a child actor, Miller was best known for his role as Homer, the pre-teen vampire in the film Near Dark, Richtie Miller, the annoying brother in Teen Witch, and his gripping role as Tim in River's Edge. Also known for his guest starring roles in numerous 1980's and 1990s television series like Family Ties, Highway To Heaven, Growing Pains, 21 Jump Street, and The Wonder Years.
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Joshua John Miller's horror film 'Final Girls' conjures up an afterlife as a growing theatrical cult film
LATimes - about 1 year
Screenwriter Joshua John Miller thinks horror films are part of his DNA. Miller, 41, appeared in Kathryn Bigelow's first film, the 1987 vampire thriller "Near Dark," the same year his half-brother, Jason Patric, starred in the 1987 vampire blockbuster "Lost Boys." His mother, Susan Bernard, was...
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Add the White House on Snapchat to get some different angles of the State of the Union address
Yahoo News - about 1 year
It’s not enough for the president of the United States to reach the country through speeches and statements alone. No, these days you need Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat. That’s right, alongside your friend’s Snapchat stories, you’ll now be able to view stories from the White House administration. The White House joining Snapchat is just one of many methods the administration — and politicians in general — are fighting for attention from millennials and Generation Z. It’s not random that the administration joined Snapchat the day before President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address. In a blog post announcing the administration has joined Snapchat, Joshua Miller, director of product management, said the “Official Story will take you behind the scenes of the White House’s State of the Union preparations, with footage and angles you won’t find anywhere else.” Who knows? There are more than 100 million daily active Snapchat users, and the administration’s stories just might be ...
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Why Do Narcissists Lose Popularity Over Time?
The Huffington Post - about 1 year
Narcissism has been something of a mystery to psychologists. With narcissists, things tend to be extreme: the good is really good, and the bad is really bad. Narcissism expert W. Keith Campbell compares interacting with narcissists to eating chococate cake: "When I eat chococlate cake, 20 minutes later I'm under my desk wanting to die. When I eat broccoli, in 20 minutes I feel good. But given the choice I always eat the cake." On the one hand, the narcissist's charisma and self-confidence can be highly alluring. Psychologists Mitja Back and colleagues found that narcissists are indeed more popular at first acquaintance, and its due to four particular cues that make up their “charismatic air”*: Attractiveness (flashy, neat attire) Competence (self-assured behavior) Interpersonal Warmth (charming glances at strangers) Humor (witty verbal expressions) On the other hand, research shows that the initial popularity of narcissists at the early stages of inter ...
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Inspector: Businessman sold earbuds, billed for hearing aids
Chicago Times - over 1 year
A business owner defrauded the state insurance plan of $1.6 million by selling prison officers and other workers expensive earbuds and then billing for hearing aids, authorities said Monday. Joshua Miller, 37, who runs three hearing aid stores in central New York, is charged with grand larceny...
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Joshua John Miller: My Brother's Struggle For Fathers' Rights
Huffington Post - over 3 years
If you're gay, read this. If you're straight, read this. There's a war going on in California that affects any of us that plan to be parents one day-- especially those of us (gay or straight) who may end up using alternative methods of conception. As a gay man who's trying to start a family with my partner, we're lucky to live in a state that's historically been progressive in regards to non-traditional families-- but as in the case of my brother Jason Patric, there are still ways, no matter what your orientation, to fall through the cracks-- unless, that is, he can have his day in court to demand partial custody of the son he has spent the past three year co-raising. And to have that, we need help. On a personal note: I know the challenges of being raised by a single parent-- for much of my childhood, I wished that I could have had my own father be a part of the fabric of my growing up. Many years after my father's death, I was able to forge a friendship with my half-b ...
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Allergic To The Cold: Kids Suffering From Rare Disorder Risk Hives, Anaphylactic Shock
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Connor Frankenfeld first developed the strange rash when he was 3 years old. Connor's parents and doctors were mystified, but the rash only got worse. It took a year for a specialist to finally diagnose Connor's condition: The little boy was allergic to the cold. Cold urticaria is a very rare condition affecting about one in 100,000 people, according to ABC News. In fact, Connor's doctor, William Lanting with Colorado's Asthma and Allergy Center of the Rockies, said he's only seen four or five cases in three decades of allergy specializing, according to ABC 7. People with cold urticaria can develop redness, itching, swelling and hives on the skin after coming in contact with cold temperatures, according to the Mayo Clinic. Normal activities become potentially life-threatening. For example, swimming in cold water is the most common cause of a severe, whole-body reaction leading to fainting, shock and even death. Grant Schlager, a 12 year-old from Minnesota, takes a twi ...
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Families paint their hearts out for banners to welcome home Marines from Afghanistan, Iraq
Fox News - over 4 years
Days before Lance Cpl. Kenny Milton was scheduled to return home from Afghanistan, his wife sat on the floor of a sweltering helicopter hangar, painting on poster board. "My husband, my heart, my hero," she drew on the board while around her other wives and kids of deployed Marines made up placards for their own loved ones. Even though she had drawn four other signs over the past few weeks, she came to the banner-marking party at New River Air Station with a friend to paint more. "It's important to me that my husband, every which way he turns, he sees something that has his name on it because he knows how much I've missed him, and I know how much he's missed me," said Selina Milton, whose husband was returning after seven months away from home on his first deployment. About 30 families participated in the banner-making party, one of many held at New River and nearby Camp Lejeune as troops return from both Iraq and Afghanistan. The banners ...
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The B-Movies Podcast #73: Ingmar Bergman's Swamp Thing
Crave Online - over 4 years
Bibbs and Witney review Brave, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World and Beyond the Black Rainbow with Chud's Joshua Miller!
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This Week at the General Assembly
Coventry Patch - almost 5 years
  State revenue picture brightens The Revenue Estimating Conference – composed of fiscal advisers from the House, Senate and administration – has released the outlook for this year’s state revenues, which are expected to be about $62 million higher than expected. The group, which meets twice per year, also projects state revenue to be almost $18 million higher next year. The extra revenue will help ease next year’s projected $120 million budget deficit. Senate approves compassion center amendments Legislation developed to address concerns about Rhode Island’s medical marijuana compassion centers passed the Senate, moving the state one step closer to allowing patients to safely purchase the drug. The legislation (2012-S 2555 A), sponsored by Sen. Rhoda E. Perry (D-Dist. 3, Providence), is a compromise developed through talks among the sponsors, legislative leaders and Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, who last year halted the issuing of compassion center licens ...
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This Week at the General Assembly: May 11, 2012
Narragansett Patch - almost 5 years
Here are the highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly this week. For more information on any of these items visit §                   State revenue picture brightens The Revenue Estimating Conference – composed of fiscal advisers from the House, Senate and administration – has released the outlook for this year’s state revenues, which are expected to be about $62 million higher than expected. The group, which meets twice per year, also projects state revenue to be almost $18 million higher next year. The extra revenue will help ease next year’s projected $120 million budget deficit. §                   Senate approves compassion center amendments Legislation developed to address concerns about Rhode Island’s medical marijuana compassion centers passed the Senate, moving the state one step closer to allowing patients to safely purchase the drug. The legislation (2012-S 2555 A), sponsored by Sen. Rhoda E. Perry ...
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Cranston East Third Quarter Honor Roll
Cranston Patch - almost 5 years
Seniors Highest Honors: Samantha Armenti, Erica Bachand, Kristen Bachand, Justin Calderara, Diana DellaPorta, Ricardo Figueroa Rentas, Talya Fischbach, Adrienne Gendron, Mariely Jimenez, Julie Martin, Jordan Peralta, Rebecca Rose, Andrew Rosenberg, and Diandra Zaki, High Honors: Haley Amoroso, Katherine Blake, Sylvia Catania, Gianna Delgado, Kelsy Evje, David Folcarelli, Alexis Forte, Lauren Giarrusso, Evan Gillissie, Claire Golde, Meaghan Healy, Lisa Huang, May Leung, John Lovelace, Christian Lynch, Taylor Magnone, Kathryn McDaniel, Brandon Nelson, Chansophanya Ngin, Jillian Proulx, Melanie Rainone, Christopher Rei-Mohammed, Katherine Shay, Brandon Silva, Nina Stiener, and Erin Torres. Honors: Serena Barton-Zainyeh, Lyza Baum, Mitchell Bouchard, Alexandra Broccoli, Evan Brown, Stephen Bucci, Angel Camilo, Armani Carrasco, Darianna Castillo, Matthew Catania, Sakal Chamroeun, Kenny Chea, Daven Chith, Deborah Cineus, Abbey Clarkin, Elijah Correia, Robert Cosgrove, Crisleidy ...
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This Week at the General Assembly
Coventry Patch - almost 5 years
  Senate OKs legislation to create ‘Homeless Bill of Rights’ The Senate approved legislation (2012-S 2052A) to establish a “Homeless Bill of Rights” in Rhode Island, to guarantee that no person’s rights, privileges or access to public services will be denied or abridged solely because he or she is homeless. If enacted into law, Rhode Island will become the first state in the nation to enact such a measure. The Senate bill was sponsored by Sen. John J. Tassoni Jr. (D-Dist. 22, Smithfield, North Smithfield). An identical House bill, (2012-H 7173), has been introduced by Rep. Christopher R. Blazejewski (D-Dist. 2, Providence, East Providence). Click here to see news release. Senate approves update to state fire code The Senate passed legislation (2012-S 2564Aaa) to update the state fire code to increase flexibility and options for businesses that must comply with it. Sponsored by Sen. William A. Walaska (D-Dist. 30, Warwick), the bill will allow ...
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Mercer Students Win at SkillsUSA N.J. Competition
Lawrenceville Patch - almost 5 years
Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by Mercer County Technical Schools. Several students from Mercer County Technical Schools placed at the recent SkillsUSA New Jersey State competition.  Esvin Monrroy of Plainsboro earned 1st Place in Architectural Drafting and the opportunity to complete nationally in Kansas City, Missouri this June. For the first time in school history, Mercer County students swept the masonry competition by taking home all three medals.  The New Jersey SkillsUSA competitions took place at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.  For more information, visit 2012 STATE WINNERS ACTION SKILLS 3rd Place, Jordan Thurston, Cranbury ADVERTISING DESIGN 3rd Place, Coty Stover, Allentown ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING 1st Place, Esvin Monrroy, Plains ...
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This Week at the General Assembly
Coventry Patch - almost 5 years
  House Finance takes testimony on developmental disability funding As hundreds of demonstrators gathered inside and outside the State House, the House Committee on Finance heard four hours of testimony on bills to address the $24 million in funding for the developmentally disabled that was cut from the current year’s budget. Among the bills heard were those calling for full restoration of funds, restoration of $12 million, and restoration of reimbursement rates for agencies that help residents with developmental disabilities. House Finance continues hearings on governor’s municipal aid package The House Finance Committee continued its hearings this week on Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s municipal aid package, which aims to provide financial relief to struggling cities and towns. The governor testified before the committee on the bills, many of which are acts related to education and towns and cities. Senate Finance OKs bill authorizing Woonsocket to impose ...
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Senate postpones vote on National Grid bill defeated by House
This webpage is not available - almost 5 years
Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed on Wednesday afternoon abruptly postponed a scheduled vote on a bill to change how National Grid deals with customer defaults, a week after House lawmakers unexpectedly defeated the measure. The vote was postponed until April 26 at the request of its sponsor, state Sen. Joshua Miller, D-Providence, Senate spokesman Greg Pare told The bill would amend the Henry Shelton Act to let National Grid recoup losses from low-income residents’ unpaid bills by charging other ratepayers, rather than writing them off as bad debt. A spokesman for House Speaker Gordon Fox says the House may vote on the proposal again if the Senate passes its version of the bill and sends it over to the other chamber. • Related: Fox may bring back defeated National Grid bill if Senate OKs it (April 9)
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Weprin Drops Out of Debate in NY Special - Roll Call (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
Republican Bob Turner (above) will face Democratic state Assemblyman David Weprin in the Sept. 13 special election for New York's 9th district. NEW YORK — State Assemblyman David Weprin (D) dropped out of a scheduled debate with
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Joshua John Miller
  • 2015
    Age 40
    Miller co-writes with his life partner M.A. Fortin; the two wrote the screenplay for the 2015 horror comedy The Final Girls, and the USA Network drama series Queen of the South.
    More Details Hide Details Miller was born in Los Angeles to actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Jason Miller and actress and Playboy pin-up Susan Bernard. Miller's half-brother is actor Jason Patric, and his maternal grandfather was photographer Bruno Bernard, also known as "Bernard of Hollywood". His father was of Irish and German descent, and his mother is Jewish.
  • 2013
    Age 38
    Miller is openly gay and, as of 2013, is in a relationship with fellow screenwriter M.A. Fortin.
    More Details Hide Details Miller began appearing in films and television when he was eight years old. His first film role was in Halloween III: Season of the Witch. He would go on to star in such films as River's Edge, Near Dark, Class of 1999, and Teen Witch. Miller also made guest appearances on several popular television shows, including 21 Jump Street, The Wonder Years, The Greatest American Hero, Highway to Heaven (for which he received a Young Artist Award in 1985), and Growing Pains (hence a popular misconception that he is a relative of Jeremy Miller, who portrayed Ben Seaver on that series; they are not related). Miller appeared in several plays, and was involved in dance from a very early age. He starred in the Los Angeles Ballet Company's production of The Nutcracker for three consecutive seasons beginning at age seven, and later appeared as a dancer in Janet Jackson's Grammy Award-winning Rhythm Nation 1814 video.
  • 2003
    Age 28
    In December 2003, he completed his MFA in creative writing at the University of Iowa.
    More Details Hide Details He was awarded the Capote Fellowship, and was also chosen for the Houghton-Mifflin Fellowship Award. He has also written articles for Harper's Bazaar, Playboy, and Esquire. In 2007, Miller appeared as Jinky in The Wizard of Gore. He has written a second novel, titled Ash. Miller collaborated with M.A. Fortin to write the DreamWorks TV and Fox production Howl. Miller and Fortin then co-wrote the short film Dawn (2014), which was directed by actress Rose McGowan and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The two also co-wrote the screenplay and executive produced the 2015 horror comedy film The Final Girls, directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson and starring Taissa Farmiga and Malin Åkerman. Miller and Fortin wrote the pilot for the USA Network drama series Queen of the South. Miller also serves as an executive producer for the series, which began airing on June 23, 2016.
  • 1997
    Age 22
    Miller attended Yale University and Antioch University, and studied creative writing at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 1997, he published a pseudo-autobiographical novel called The Mao Game about a fifteen-year-old child star attempting to cope with heroin addiction, memories of past sexual abuse, and the impending death of his grandmother, who has been diagnosed with cancer.
    More Details Hide Details In 1999, The Mao Game was adapted into a film, written and directed by Miller, and co-produced by Whoopi Goldberg. The film starred Miller, Kirstie Alley, and Piper Laurie, and featured Miller's mother, Susan Bernard, in a brief, uncredited cameo. It toured the festival circuit, and garnered mixed reviews from critics.
  • 1974
    Born on December 26, 1974.
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