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2010-11-11 11:43:00

FocusDriven remembers JB Breen RIVER FOREST, Ill., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Veterans Day, FocusDriven - Advocates for Cell-Free Driving remembers John "JB" Breen, a Marine who was preparing to be deployed, but was killed in a cell phone-related crash. Today, his parents and little girl mourn the loss of their son and father, not to enemy fire but to a text message. JB was a son, brother and father of a then-2-year-old girl. The 23-year-old, who was preparing for his...

2010-10-30 00:00:00

Theatre Fundraising Goes Weirdly High Tech with the Only Smartphone Application that Lets You e-Mail a Scream to Your Friends Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 29, 2010 It's the Halloween season, and Molotov Theatre Group, America's second-oldest Grand Guignol theatre, has taken theatre fundraising to weird new heights with the introduction of the Google Android iScream smartphone application. The application, which costs one dollar, allows users to email signature Molotov Theatre company...

2010-10-22 00:00:36

Cult Movie Star and (newly ordained) Minister Bruce Campbell set to marry Seattle couple and mass zombie renewal at the EMP/SFM at the Seattle Center only at ZomBcon. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 21, 2010 Ultimate Movie Fan Alert "“ If 2009 was the year of the Vampire, 2010 has turned out to be the year of the Zombie. This Halloween, fans of Sam Raimi's beloved The Evil Dead trilogy will witness the first-ever Zombie wedding hosted by cult movie star Bruce Campbell delivering the...

2010-07-14 06:45:00

LAKE PARK, Iowa, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of Twilight: Throw out everything you think you know about vampires. Vladislaus Dracula, the man on which one of the grisliest mythical characters ever invented is based, had none of the characteristics most often attributed to him. The only work of fiction to include accurate details of Dracula's real life, some never before revealed, is My Vladislaus Dracula, a new work of fiction by Teresa L. Jones and published by AuthorHouse. Readers...

2010-06-04 08:00:00

SEATTLE, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, the BP. department at Nordstrom stores and nordstrom.com/eclipse will sell an exclusive fashion collection, in partnership with Summit Entertainment, inspired by the highly anticipated June 30 theatrical release of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third installment of the studio's The Twilight Saga film franchise. Also beginning today, while supplies last, select Nordstrom stores will offer customers advance movie screening passes as gifts...

2010-02-02 15:43:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- This Thursday, George Romero - director of Night of the Living Dead and father of the modern zombie movie - celebrates his 70th birthday. In his honor, FEARnet.com will be overrun by zombie movies, videos, interviews and articles, including the first ever "Tweet Like a Zombie" Day. Festivities to include: Tributes to George Romero from horror notables Guillermo Del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth), Mick Garris (Masters of Horror), Max Brooks (World War Z) and...

2009-12-10 07:09:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- IndieClick, the leading lifestyle media network for integrated advertising campaigns, today announced their two year exclusive advertising sales partnership with Bloody Disgusting, the Internet's most popular horror destination. Bloody Disgusting, the number one horror destination online, was founded in 2004 by CEO Tom Owen and Editor-in-Chief Brad Miska and has grown to nearly a million unique visitors with a huge registered user base, making it the...

2009-10-29 12:51:00

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Beware of living deads around Halloween...Frima Studio's Zombie Tycoon is launching today as a PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) mini title in North America, Europe and Asia. The hilarious zombie horde has been released to contaminate and infest the PlayStation®Network. Zombie Tycoon was specifically designed for the PSP minis," commented Frima's CEO Steve Couture. "One of the biggest minis up to this...

2009-09-04 16:54:28

Authorities in New Jersey say an alligator that evaded capture for weeks in Trenton has been snared by wildlife experts. Darlene Yuhas, spokeswoman for the state Department of Environmental Protection, said biologist Linda DiPiano and wildlife technician Kim Tinnes caught the elusive 25-pound gator in a trap baited with chicken legs and livers at a Stacy Park pond, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Friday. Yuhas said traps baited with only chicken wings failed to capture the alligator after...

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2009-08-19 13:45:00

Although the science fiction-glamorized concept of a global zombie uprising is unlikely, researchers in Canada have used mathematical formulas to determine the best method of survival for the human race. Writing in the book Infectious Diseases Modeling Research Progress, researchers from the University of Ottawa and Carleton University concluded that the only chance of surviving a zombie outbreak would be swift, aggressive attacks. "A zombie outbreak is likely to lead to the collapse of...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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