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2011-06-21 13:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's top-selling kitchen appliance, the Magic Bullet® blender, announces their innovative partnership with actress, author, comedian and mother, Jenny McCarthy and launch of the "Rescue Bullet," the first-ever Blue Limited Edition Magic Bullet® specifically designed for McCarthy's charitable organization, Generation Rescue. The "Rescue Bullet" idea was developed to raise funds for the organization that...

2009-09-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping in line with celebrity mom Jenny McCarthy's mission to build a better environment for children, TOO GOOD(TM) by Jenny has partnered with PEM America to launch a line of affordable, non-toxic infant & juvenile products, including bedding, bath textiles, room decor and newborn gift sets. The licensing agreement was developed and negotiated by Los Angeles-based new business development consultancy Brand Sense Partners, LLC (BSP). The line...

2009-02-08 12:47:43

John McCarthy, former lead singer for the death metal band Post Mortem, has died in Athol, Mass., at the age of 40, his step-brother says. Jesse Robinson said his sibling died last month of unspecified causes, adding that McCarthy had previously suffered from diabetes and a pancreatic illness, The Boston Globe reported Sunday. McCarthy's Jan. 27 death came just as the rocker was preparing to begin work on the first Post Mortem album in years. Post Mortem guitarist John Alexander remembered...

2008-09-29 21:00:22

By John Beifuss Generally speaking, the last thing you want to see inside a convenience store is a thug with a gun demanding money. The sight is less threatening once you notice the handwritten "Movie Shoot in Progress" sign on the door and learn the longhaired thug is actor Emmy Collins, cast as an ill-fated reprobate simply identified as "Suspicious Dude" in the script of "Cigarette Girl," the latest cult-movie-in-search-of-a-cult from the febrile mind of John Michael McCarthy, the...

2008-07-05 15:00:13

Comedian Jim Carrey wore a swimsuit belonging to his girlfriend, Playboy model Jenny McCarthy, on a beach walk in Malibu, Calif., other sunbathers said. The Ace Venture actor, who has a reputation for wild antics on and off screen, wore McCarthy's halter-neck bikini during a stroll with the model, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. The British newspaper said witnesses were shocked by Carrey's feminine attire as he strolled innocently along with McCarthy, who was wearing a more...

2005-12-10 21:01:43

Please read in sixth paragraph ... New York Sen. Robert Kennedy, brother of the slain president, who entered the Democratic presidential race and was assassinated after winning the California primary ... ... instead of ... who was assassinated upon winning the party's nomination ... . WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Sen. Eugene McCarthy, whose 1968 anti-Vietnam War presidential candidacy helped drive President Lyndon Johnson from office, died on Saturday, his son said. The...

2005-12-10 18:30:47

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Sen. Eugene McCarthy, whose 1968 anti-Vietnam War presidential candidacy helped drive President Lyndon Johnson from office, died on Saturday, his son said. The 89-year-old Democrat from Minnesota had suffered from Parkinson's disease, fell ill on Friday night and died from complications Saturday morning, according to his son, Michael McCarthy. "He's obviously going to be remembered for his opposition to the war in Vietnam and his campaign against...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.