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2014-07-10 16:23:42

Breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation, and damages cited LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Trigg, an avid philanthropist, contributed $100,000 to the for-profit web-based purveyor of charity auctions, Charitybuzz.com, in exchange for "A few lines (speaking part) in a major motion picture or popular television show." The horror parody film Scary Movie 5 was selected, and the experience was to include a private 20-minute meeting with Harvey Weinstein, co-CEO...

2008-07-29 21:00:31

California's La Jolla Playhouse has announced it plans to present a new Peter Pan play, Peter and the Starcatchers, in the winter of 2009. To be performed by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions, the play is based on Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's popular novel, Peter and the Starcatchers. The prequel to J.M. Barrie's classic tale, Peter Pan, is to be performed in the La Jolla Playhouse's Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre from Feb. 13 through March 8 next year....


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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