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Entertainment News Archive - March 18, 2008

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) announced today that Janet Tsai Dargan has been promoted to senior vice president, business development.

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Arthur C. Clarke, a visionary science fiction writer who won worldwide acclaim with more than 100 books on space, science and the future, died Wednesday in his adopted home of Sri Lanka, an aide said. He was 90.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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