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2014-07-29 12:29:01

Last year's dinner raised an unprecedented $3.4 million to support the Ad Council and its 50 national public service campaigns NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service advertisements (PSAs) in the U.S., announced today that its 61(st) Annual Public Service Award Dinner will honor FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith and Stephen Colbert will host. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria...

2014-06-19 08:26:55

Outspoken Comedian Signs Groundbreaking Multi-tiered Deal To Include a Stand Up Special Premiering Exclusively October 10, Four Docu-comedy Specials Arriving in 2015 and, in 2016, the First-Ever Talk Show for the Global On-Demand Generation BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsea Handler will join together with Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) to create an all-new talk show for the world's leading Internet TV Network. Beginning in early 2016, the show will debut...

2014-06-02 23:06:43

Tickets for added Dave Chappelle shows in New York at RCMH are now on sale today to the general public at TicketProcess.com for all 3 performances on June 24, 25 & 26. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Dave Chappelle has become known for making fans laugh and making headlines over the course of his entertainment career. The stellar standup comedian and part-time actor recently added three new shows to his 2014 tour, including three late-June stops in New York City, where he will be joined by...

2014-05-22 16:24:37

DETROIT, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denis Leary and The Leary Firefighters Foundation (LFF) presented more than $260,000 in new equipment today to the Detroit Fire Department with proceeds from award winning Detroit firefighter documentary BURN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140522/90646 Leary executive produced the highly acclaimed film BURN along with Leary Firefighters Foundation Board Member Jim Serpico. BURN was directed and produced by Tom Putnam and Detroit native...

2014-05-20 08:30:12

All the Free Funny You Can Handle, Plus Be the First to See Up-and-Coming New Comics Filmed on Location at New York Comedy Club, Anywhere, Anytime NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Popcornflix(TM), the FREE streaming movie service from Screen Media Ventures, LLC, today launched the first all-free, all-funny comedy channel, Popcornflix Comedy(TM), making hundreds of 100 percent free comedy titles available to watch 24/7 online or via the Popcornflix Comedy mobile apps for iOS and...

2014-05-09 12:23:57

Adult Swim Enters Upfront at #1 ATLANTA, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult Swim, basic cable's #1 network with young adults for almost a decade, announces a slate of new and returning programming in advance of its annual Upfront event in New York City on May 14, which will feature a scheduled performance by Grammy®-winning hip-hop duo Outkast. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140509/86148 "Since its launch, Adult Swim has effectively expanded from a late-night programming block to a...

2014-04-16 23:08:40

Analyzing the voting behavior of users on Ranker.com reveals that in choosing Stephen Colbert, CBS is indeed addressing a need to compete for younger, more pop culture savvy viewers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 In 2015, Stephen Colbert will depart from his home at Comedy Central where he’s amassed a huge cult following and head over to the mainstream late show game, replacing David Letterman. CBS is surely hoping he’ll bring all those young fans, too. Mention "The...

2014-02-28 08:24:03

Leading Social Network for TV Delivers Comical Spin on One of Hollywood's Most Anticipated Nights NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- zeebox, the leading social network for TV today announced a new event happening live online on Sunday, March 2 from 8:30-11:30 p.m. ET during this year's 86(th) Annual Academy Awards, in conjunction with popular female comic and YouTube star Miranda Sings. Sings is known for her quirky characters and humorous renditions of today's...

2014-02-19 23:25:01

Onnit Labs, nutritional supplement and unconventional fitness equipment manufacturer announces the acquisition of My Mad Methods Magazine and MyMadMethods.com, the premier source of unconventional fitness information. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Onnit Labs has acquired My Mad Methods Magazine, creating one of the most comprehensive unconventional fitness resources in existence. The merger will make alternative fitness products and information available all in one place. “My...

2014-02-06 16:24:00

AXS TV'S 'Seriously. Funny. Thursdays.' is the Only Live Two-Hour Comedy Programming Block On Television LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- February continues to provide some of the best comedy on network TV as AXS TV's TOM GREEN LIVE and GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE provide back-to-back hilarity on Thursday nights. This month, Tom Green of TOM GREEN LIVE welcomes Carrot Top tonight, Sandra Bernhard (Feb. 13), and the "Workaholics" - Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine and Anders Holm - (Feb....


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Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

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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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