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2006-06-30 00:20:00

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Hart Sharp Video is about to get supersized. The independent DVD supplier, headed by veteran video marketer Joe Amodei, has inked a deal with Oscar-nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock and his production company, Warrier Poets, to distribute a new line of documentaries under the Morgan Spurlock Presents... label. Spurlock and Amodei will pick the titles based on "distinct social relevance and importance to society and the world today," the official...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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