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Entertainment News Archive - March 25, 2008

LOS ANGELES, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Bostick has been named Co-CEO of Walden Media, it was announced today by Anschutz Film Group CEO David Weil.

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Three, two, one, let's cook! Celebrity chef and cookbook author Sara Moulton is set to take to the small screen on over 200 public television stations this spring on Sara's Weeknight Meals, her new 20-episode cooking show series [check local listings; premiere dates vary city to city].

Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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