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2013-01-12 05:00:11

Class Clown Pictures, a feature film production company based in Austin, Texas, has announced the start of their new project Code Enforcer, and is seeking donations from anyone who has ever wanted to get into show business. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 It used to be that movies were only made in Hollywood, funded by studios at a cost of millions of dollars. But today, technology has made it possible for independent filmmakers to create their own feature films, with the Internet...

2011-09-02 07:00:00

The popular iPhone comic app turns âœtalkiesâ while fans get a chance to add their own sound effects! Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 Clown Commandos was the first iPhone comic book app to offer real sound effects. Just tap the comic book sound effect and hear every BAM! SPLAT! and BOOM! Now, fans of the innovative series get to SOUND OFF by submitting their own sounds with the official Clown Commandos Sound Effect Contest!...

2010-11-29 08:10:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ClownAntics.com, an internet retailer, announced the successful completion of its donation of 500 different clown supply products (comprising over 6,000 items) to schools and art organizations throughout New York City. The gift, worth over $30,000, was made in partnership with New York City Council of the Arts. Some examples include: Stage Production of 'Thoroughly Modem Millie Jr.' by Middle School Students (ArtsConnection) A "Walk-a-thon" for...

2009-10-20 12:07:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Kozlowsky and his business partner Craig Mills (Brooklyn, NY Natives) wanted to create a clothing line that not only represented their personalities but also where they came from. Growing up in Coney Island, there was no surprise that owner Frank Kozlowsky would be influenced by clowns. The collision shop owner is widely known for his customized car designs and even got one of his custom cars featured on MTV. One day, he decided to turn some of his...

2008-12-21 12:44:36

A 60-year-old clown says he was stopped and searched by security at a British airport when he tried to board a flight in his costume. Dave Vaughn said when he attempted to board a flight at Birmingham International Airport dressed as PC Konk the clown, he was stopped by security and told to remove his costume, The Mail on Sunday reported. Vaughn, who was to provide entertainment on a flight for disadvantage youth, said airport guards then deemed his plastic handcuffs as a security risk. My...

2008-09-23 00:00:22

A CIRCUS performing in Birmingham has said its clowns had been silenced by a licensing law which bans them from playing their trumpets. Zippos Circus said it has been told by the city council that the show is breaking the law and will be shut down unless the clowns dropped the three-minute musical part of their act. The circus has fallen foul of the Licensing Act 2003, which forbids the playing of live music without a licence. Proprietor Martin Burton said that applying for a licence is...

2008-07-26 15:00:30

PARIS - Physical comedian Tom Murphy will bring his bagful of disciplines, including a quirky acting style, acrobatics, dance and various circus arts, to Celebration Barn Theater Saturday, July 26. Dubbed by critics as "The Chaos Poet," he will present his show, "Murphy's Law: Bullet Proof Comedy," beginning at 8 p.m. Murphy's style is upfront, honest-to-goodness, in-your-face - yet sensitive - physical comedy. His formal training in physical education and ballet spawned a unique style of...

2008-07-23 03:00:40

By Robert Trussell, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 23--Well, I made the right call by venturing into the Just Off Broadway Theatre for the opening night of the KC Fringe Festival. There I encountered a most remarkable musical play by a group of fringe-circuit players based in Austin, Texas. "L'Ange Avec Les Fleurs" isn't the first and certainly won't be the last theater piece to remind the viewers at every turn that they are, in fact, watching the muscle and sweat of make-believe, but...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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