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2014-08-18 16:23:35

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vince Szydlowski has been appointed Senior Vice President of Label Sales for Capitol Music Group (CMG), it was announced today by Greg Thompson, Executive Vice President of the company. In his new position, Szydlowski will implement and execute the Group's sales and retail marketing strategies, incorporating those plans into the efforts of Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD) and managing Capitol's vital interaction with that company....

2014-08-18 16:23:22

Paz photos released for celebrity ad campaign "Wocket in Your Pocket" and Vinny talks about new wine venture - "This whole thing started because I went to see a movie called Rocky when I was 15 and that's why we're making 'Bleed for This' in 2015" - Vinny Paz NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com (http://www.investorideas.com), a global news source covering leading sectors including sports stocks, issues an exclusive interview with former...

2014-08-18 12:31:34

Digital Creatives, Startups and Game Developers Encouraged to Submit AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival (March 13-17) is now accepting applications for its 2015 Awards competitions including SXSW Accelerator, SXSW Gaming Awards and the re-branded SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards. SXSW Interactive prizes creative innovation in the connected world. As a platform to showcase the most innovative and forward-thinking ideas and...

2014-08-18 12:26:04

The gritty passion and often misunderstood graffiti world to life comic-book-style CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Momentum Art Tech brings the gritty passion and often misunderstood graffiti world to life comic-book-style with Modern Urban Legends, the first comic book series visualizing the realities and harshness of graffiti-writing culture. This story, written by artist TEEL ONE, is artistically created to open your eyes on this overshadowed society. Photo -...

2014-08-18 12:25:40

Due to overwhelming popular demand, e-book edition out August 19th; Every book purchased between now and September 30th comes with free gift! WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exactly one month until publication, and the positive reviews keep rolling in for the new book "Animal Stars: Behind the Scenes with Your Favorite Animal Actors," by Dr. Robin Ganzert and Linda and Allen Anderson. Legendary Las Vegas entertainers and world-renowned animal welfare advocates...

2014-08-18 12:25:33

21st Century Prog Rock Milestone To Be Offered In Three Unique Pressings NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long awaited vinyl reissue of the landmark second studio album from Coheed and Cambria, In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3, will be released by Equal Vision Records/Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings on October 21(st). PRESS HERE to read lead singer/songwriter Claudio Sanchez's first interview about the re-released LP with Billboard.com, plus listen to the...

2014-08-18 12:25:22

Craycraft empowers readers with the ultimate opportunity to obtain victory MAITLAND, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In his new book, LIVING IN THE SUPERNATURAL: God's Way to Absolute Victory, ($13.99, paperback, 9781628713398; $22.99, hardcover, 9781628713404; $6.99, e-book, 9781628713411) author Ron Craycraft tells readers about the loving God that he serves; He is described as supernatural, and full of power, love, healing, provision, and grace. Ron shares God's plan,...

2014-08-18 12:25:16

BURNABY, Canada, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anticipated roll out of Phase III Auction Policy coupled with growing advertising revenues portrays positive outlook for FM Radio Industry in India In India, radio has been an important mode of advertisement ever since the inception of the first two radio stations in Bombay (Now Mumbai) and Calcutta (Now Kolkata) in 1927. In 1999, privatization in FM radio industry started with Phase-I auction. However, the auction...

2014-08-18 12:25:04

Following previous artist ambassadors Questlove and James Hetfield, Aoki shares personal connection to music and the joy that comes from playing an instrument LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar Center announces DJ and producer Steve Aoki as the latest artist ambassador in the retailer's "All we sell is the Greatest Feeling on Earth" campaign. The Grammy nominated DJ stars in the third commercial spot of the campaign, following appearances by Questlove (The...

2014-08-18 12:24:54

Programming to air across multiple channels will include practical advice from doctors and experts on fitness, nutrition, physical and mental health, financing higher education, bullying and more NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced its exclusive back-to-school programming airing on multiple channels beginning Monday, August 18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO SiriusXM's timely programming will air on SiriusXM Stars, Kids Place...


Latest Entertainment Culture Reference Libraries

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Lloyd Alexander, 1959
2014-01-31 13:04:08

The North German Automobile and Engine company was founded in 1908 as a German brand of vehicle owned by Norddeutsche Lloyd, a shipping company. It was located in Bremen and the vehicles produced were branded with the Lloyd name. The first cars produced were license-built Krieger electric vehicles with a few petrol-powered vehicles as well. In 1914 they merged with Hansa and became Hansa-Lloyd Werke AG. Most of the vehicles produced had the Hansa name. The Hansa-Lloyd name was on...

Mothman
2013-11-27 10:34:33

The mothman is a legendary creature that was first reported with sightings from November 12, 1966 through December 15, 1967 in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. On November 16, 1966, the local newspaper published a report of two couples seeing the creature. It was described as a large white winged man with glowing red eyes. The wings had a ten-foot span and it followed their car as they drove outside of town, according to their report. Over the period from the initial sighting...

Merman
2013-11-27 10:02:14

The merman is a mythological creature said to inhabit the oceans of the world. There are many different adaptations of this creature, depending on which culture the myth comes from. The behavior of the merman varies with each culture. Some have been known to summon storms that sink ships and some are wise teachers. The merman is also said to attract female humans with their singing and melodies. The description of the merman also varies, but most include the upper body being of a man...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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