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Entertainment News Archive - December 24, 2009

SHANGHAI, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Focus Media Holding Limited (Nasdaq: FMCN), China's largest digital media group, today announced shareholder resolutions adopted at its annual general meeting of shareholders held in Shanghai on Dec.

MONROE, La., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today announced the availability of its third generation (3G) mobile broadband network in Monroe, opening the door to a new era of mobile services, devices and feature-rich audio and video content for customers in the area.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulp fiction is back as entertainment, according to box office and publishing reports.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With the UK phenom Susan Boyle, from the Britain's Got Talent show, first album topping the charts this holiday season for three weeks running, articles and interviews still abound on what makes us root for the newcomer.

POMONA, N.Y., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Dozens of Rockland-area companies have stepped up to lend financial support to the 2010 Knickerbocker Ice Festival at Rockland Lake State Park (www.knickerbockericefestival.com), which is aiming to break the attendance record set at the 2009 event.

DOTHAN, Ala., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Developer Ronnie Gilley creates 2,000 jobs through Country Crossing, an entertainment destination situated in rural Southeast Alabama.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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