Tag: Death

How the Design Business of Beloved Writer Julia Reed Is Carrying On After Her Death

Keith Smythe Meacham sets a table with Ginori 1735 plates and a Cabana tablecloth. She cofounded her business with Julia Reed.

Photo: Courtesy of Reed Symthe

“The origin story of Reed Smythe is very sweet because it was founded in friendship,” Keith Smythe Meacham explains to AD PRO. Reed Smythe & Company, founded in 2018, is an online shop trading in artisanal home goods produced by craftspeople and artists scattered across the United States. It was founded by Meacham, an entrepreneur with a background in education technology, and celebrated journalist Julia Reed. “Julia and I grew up in the same town in the Mississippi Delta but 10 years apart, so we inhabited the same world,” adds Meacham. Reed passed away last month after a long battle with cancer, leaving a legacy as an “irreverent, expansive chronicler of politics, food, and Southern life,” as the New York Times put it.

Though

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Who Is Daniel Silva? Facts About ‘Ink Master’ Star Sentenced In Corey La Barrie’s Death Case

KEY POINTS

  • Daniel Silva had previous run-ins with the law before his arrest in May for the death of YouTuber Corey La Barrie
  • He was arrested at 19 for being involved in the drug trade
  • Silva gained popularity following his appearance in Season 10 of “Ink Master”

“Ink Master” star Daniel Silva had previous run-ins with the law before he was sentenced to a year of jail time for his involvement in the death of YouTuber Corey La Barrie on Tuesday.

Silva, a 27-year-old popular tattoo artist, revealed in a previous interview with Disrupt Magazine that he did not have an easy time during his high school days. Following his parents’ divorce, Silva took to the streets and got involved in the drug trade, which saw him being sent to a juvenile hall with a five-month sentence and six months of house arrest.

After his release, he was disowned and

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