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2014-07-23 08:28:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., and HELSINKI, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its recently-announced move into the gaming space, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, has formed a strategic partnership with the Finnish games developer Next Games and will make an investment in their extended Series A financing round, the two companies announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129595 The announcement follows Lionsgate's recent...

2014-07-23 08:27:54

CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How does a luxury hotel company bring its brand to life and showcase a memorable performance by highly skilled artists in China? It recruits one of the nation's finest performance arts troupes to offer spontaneous acrobatic shows in Shanghai, and then shares the beautiful video content with a global digital audience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/PH02730LOGO The Ritz-Carlton has launched a two and a half minute film...

2014-07-23 08:27:36

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympusat, Inc., the leading owner and distributor of independent Spanish-language TV networks, including 35+ HD networks, announces its film acquisitions agreement with 24 Frames, an independent distribution and production film company catering to the North American market. In an effort to deliver comprehensive and quality Latino entertainment to its consumers, Olympusat has acquired five Mexican blockbuster movie hits, which...

2014-07-23 08:27:23

Single 'Work It Out' already charting #5 on SiriusXM Alt-Nation #alt18 Chart. LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospect Park is proud to announce the signing of indie-rockers KNOX HAMILTON to its Label roster today. The announcement was made today by Jeff Kwatinetz, Chairman, Prospect Park and Jeremy Summers, President, Prospect Park Records. The four-piece indie-rockers from Little Rock, Arkansas, consisting of brothers Boots (guitar and vocals) and Cobo (drums) Copeland,...

2014-07-23 08:27:22

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Todd Rogers, L.A. Assistant Sheriff, describes himself as the "antithesis" of Under-Sheriff Paul Tanaka, as he discusses campaign funding by powerful business interests that lead to favors owed, something he strongly opposes. In this 2-minute video preview, Rogers reveals the private and public battles he had with Baca, saying that Baca was determined to run for re-election. Rogers decried the conspiratorial activities taking place, with Baca...

2014-07-23 08:27:18

RIXTON TO PERFORM "WAIT ON ME" ON LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS ON AUGUST 4TH SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- British sensations Rixton release their eagerly awaited brand new single "Wait On Me" today via School Boy/Giant Little Man/Mad Love/Interscope Records. Check it out HERE. The single, available now at all digital partners, was co-written by the band with their executive producer Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, Maroon 5). Rixton will perform "Wait On Me" on...

2014-07-23 08:23:08

SMI's total market spend indicates significant growth in Digital and Cable while Broadcast TV and Print drop on a year on year basis. NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Media Index (SMI) today announces their Ad Spend data for June 2014 and the second quarter. The SMI pool now captures 75% of total U.S. agency spend, coming exclusively from the booking systems of 5 of the 6 global media holding groups, as well as leading independents. This actual spend data provides the clearest...

2014-07-23 08:22:06

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All New 13 x One-Hour Global TV Series Celebrating the Cult of Classic Cars Twitter: @ClassicCar_TV [https://twitter.com/ClassicCar_TV ] Instagram: @ClassicCarShowTV [http://instagram.com/classiccarshowtv ] Facebook: Classic Car Show TV [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Classic-Car-Show/288510367993661 ] - A ground-breaking global TV series that provides unprecedented access to...

2014-07-23 00:21:07

A Spectacular Stand-Alone Massive Compilation of Vintage Movie Posters and Lobby Cards from the Morris Everett, Jr. Collection to Be Offered by Profiles in History in December 2014 Auction LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Hollywood entertainment auction house, Profiles in History, will preview a variety of vintage movie lobby cards from the unprecedented Morris Everett, Jr. collection at this year's San Diego Comic-Con 2014. The scheduled December auction will be a...

2014-07-22 16:26:05

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Animation today announced that Jimmy Miller's Mosaic, and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions will produce MANIMAL, a live-action/animated feature film that takes the concept of the cult television drama of the same title - a crime-fighter who can transform into animals - and reinvents it as an action-comedy. Original series co-creator Glen A. Larson will also produce. The feature is being written by Jay...


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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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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