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2010-07-14 07:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the nationwide release of Columbia Pictures' The Other Guys, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, in theaters August 6th, the film will make its World Premiere in New York City on August 2nd. But the fun won't stop there. The movie will have another premiere -- "The Other Premiere" -- and moviegoers can help decide where it will be. Beginning today, moviegoers can go on Facebook at www.facebook.com/otherguysmovie and vote...

2010-06-02 07:37:00

Mikey's Way Foundation expands from hospitals to Ronald McDonald House New York on Saturday June 5th WESTPORT Conn., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Given one wish from Make-A-Wish Foundation in 2005, "Mikey" Friedman built a lasting legacy that continues to grow and flourish today. Mikey's Way helps children with cancer escape the fear, isolation and boredom of prolonged and often debilitating hospital stays by providing them with handheld interactive electronics. Founded by Michael...

2010-04-02 08:20:00

NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a week of double celebration for Manhattan-based music writer and producer Ali Dee Theodore with the release of "Alvin and the Chipmunks: the Squeakquel" on DVD, which he, along with his team wrote, arranged, performed and produced just twenty four hours after being named as one of "New York's Rising Stars" in Crain's New York Business's prestigious "40 Under 40" issue. Theodore, who won an American Music Award in 2008 for Alvin and the Chipmunks, is...

2010-02-08 11:47:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- HomeAway, Inc. - the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace - today announced that consumer visits to its website HomeAway.com were up by more than 500 percent on the day following the airing of its Super Bowl commercial based on the 1980s comedy "National Lampoon's Vacation." In addition, the commercial generated one million incremental page views on HomeAway.com immediately following the airing of the ad. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-01-28 08:19:00

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced today that Bugs Bunny on Broadway, the record-setting orchestra-and-film concert that reinvented a new genre of symphony orchestra concert when it debuted in 1990, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2010 with a rechristened and newly-created concert sequel, Bugs Bunny at the Symphony. The new concert, as well as the original Bugs Bunny on Broadway, is created and conducted by Emmy Award(TM) winner George...

2010-01-26 06:28:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As it marks its fifth anniversary, HomeAway, Inc. - the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace - today announced the details of its first national integrated marketing campaign launching on Super Bowl Sunday. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100126/DA43511-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100126/DA43511-b) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090409/DA97315LOGO-a) Beginning with a movie...

2010-01-05 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Kirstie Alley has launched a new fitness and healthy living focused micro-blogging community called Phitter as a gift from Kirstie and her new weight loss program to encourage community talk and member support around weight loss, diet, health, recipes, wellness and work out tip topics. As stated in the site's mission statement: "Phitter.com is a "phitness phocused" community that encourages members to talk, or "Phit," about fitness, weight loss,...

2009-12-01 11:39:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1, a unit of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), its "VH1 Save the Music Foundation" and Twentieth Century Fox are making music together on the studio's family comedy event Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, which opens in theaters everywhere Wednesday, December 23. The VH1 Save The Music Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education and raising awareness about the importance of music education,...

2009-11-19 06:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- HomeAway, Inc. - the world's leading online vacation rental marketplace - today announced it will reunite actors Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo in its new national advertising campaign that will recapture the spirit of the 1980s comedy classic, "National Lampoon's Vacation." The new HomeAway® ad campaign will debut during the CBS television network broadcast of Super Bowl XLIV on Feb. 7, 2010. (Photo:...

2009-11-05 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick Glover, CEO of Funny or Die announced today the launch of the Funny or Die branded YouTube(TM) channel. Known for celebrity-driven comedy and a steady stream of topical viral hits, Funny or Die will provide the global YouTube community with a hand-selected slate of hit videos from www.funnyordie.com. Funny or Die co-founders, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay kick off the launch, appearing in a special video, and as guest editors of YouTube's Home Page...


Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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