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Entertainment News Archive - June 16, 2009

MONS, Belgium, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The DAISY Consortium envisions a world where people with print disabilities have equal access to information and knowledge without delay or additional expense. Acapela group, the European vocal solutions expert, with a long history and extensive experience of Accessibility issues, brings end users innovative talking solutions which simplify their daily lives, and is proud to join the Daisy Consortium. The DAISY standard (Digital Accessible Information SYstem), has been designed to make printed information available to people living with reading disabilities and print impairments, at the same time and at no greater cost, in an accessible, feature-rich, navigable format, worldwide. Using text to speech, DAISY Digital talking books meet reader requirements by providing a level of access that has never been possible before.

HONG KONG, June 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Eighty-nine percent of mainland China's electronic component distributors expect revenue to grow in 2009, forecasting an average increase of 13 percent; while 55 percent of mainland China electronics manufacturers surveyed said the economic downturn has had little or no impact on their business.

LONDON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In an agreement that marks one of the largest mergers ever in the public relations industry, Ketchum, a leading global public relations firm, and Pleon, Europe's largest strategic communications consultancy, have announced today they will combine operations. The merger creates one of the largest, most geographically diverse communications consultancies in the world, and by far the largest communications consultancy in Europe, augmenting Pleon's position as the established European market leader.

Renowned Director Feng Xiaogang's "Aftershock" to be digitally re-mastered into The IMAX Experience(R) and released internationally in July 2010 SHANGHAI, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Huayi Bros.

LONDON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - Each Tuesday Until the End of September DevilfishPoker.com Players can Play Online Poker for Free in the EUR666 Summer Sizzler Freerolls DevilfishPoker.com today announced the launch of the Summer Sizzlers - a series of online poker freerolls each Tuesday at 8 p.m.

AUGUST 18, 2009 OWN IT ON BLU-RAY(TM) HI-DEF AND DVD FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT "HARSH, DARK AND ADMIRABLY UNFLINCHING." - Scott Weinberg, Fearnet.com OVERVIEW: There's a place where evil gets what it deserves.

ARRIVES ON DVD SEPTEMBER 8, 2009 FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT 'A GENUINELY FUNNY AND ENGAGING COMEDY!' - DANIEL CARLSON, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OVERVIEW: From executive producers Greg Daniels (NBC's "The Office") and Michael Schur (NBC's "The Office") comes a new comedy starring Amy Poehler (NBC's "Saturday Night Live," Baby Mama) that looks at the exciting world of local government! The cameras follow Leslie Knope (Poehler) a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana while she attempts to beautify her town and advance her career.

SAN DIEGO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of producing one of the most successful automotive viral films in history, (over 20 million downloads to date), Mad Media has completed work on a new Gymkhana project dubbed "Ken Block's Gymkhana TWO: The Infomercial".

Auto Insurance Company will Cover the Service Charges on Monolith Festival Presale Tickets SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, announced it will pay the service charges associated with all Esurance Early Bird two-day tickets to the 2009 Monolith Festival presented by Esurance.

DENVER, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Examiner.com, the insider source for everything local, proudly welcomes internationally renowned celebrity journalist and Vegas Deluxe host Robin Leach as its national Luxe Life Examiner.

Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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