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2010-03-03 06:40:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In his thrilling new, tell-all biography, Jeanne Carmen: MY WILD, WILD LIFE as a New York Pin Up Queen, Trick Shot Golfer & Hollywood Actress (published by iUniverse), debut author Brandon James chronicles the amazing life and wild times of Pin Up Icon Jeanne Carmen, a true American Icon who escaped poverty and eventually rose to fame and fortune. The biography follows the legendary Carmen as she traveled the long, winding and sometimes...

2010-02-05 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than 45 years in a personal archive, a limited-edition photography series, "Marilyn Monroe: The Visit," has been released by famed photographer Len Steckler and Eagle National Mint, offering Monroe fans a unique opportunity to embrace one of America's most legendary icons. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100205/LA50343) Shot in December 1961, Steckler's intimate, unique photographs depict a natural, relaxed Monroe during her...

2009-11-18 07:05:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Dean Martin, the iconic singer who defined cool, smooth, and suave expands into the collectible and digital universes with new partnerships announced today on the heels of a fresh just-in-time-for-the-holidays collection of 14 Dino Christmas classics, My Kind Of Christmas (Polydor/UMe), featuring a specially commissioned remix, "Winter Wonderland - The Swingin' Yuletide Mix." Elevating the legendary singer (and 2009 Lifetime Achievement...

2009-11-10 10:02:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- From November 10-19 artnet Auctions is featuring Faces & Figures, a special sale of 375 photographs by 185 renowned modern & contemporary artists. The works offered in the sale celebrate the human form as seen through the lens of some of the greatest photographers of our time. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/artnet/40979/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091110/NY06349 )...

2009-09-24 16:21:38

A dozen multimillion-dollar bids for a Los Angeles crypt directly above that of Marilyn Monroe have all fallen through, the seller says. They were all phony-balonies, said Elsie Poncher, who put the crypt that holds the remains of her husband, Richard, up for auction on eBay. The winning bid from Japan was $4.6 million and there were 11 other bids of at least $4.5 million. All of them backed out, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. No one even offered to pay the $500,000 minimum, the...

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2009-08-25 13:59:28

An eBay bidder from Japan who agreed to pay $4.6 million for the mausoleum crypt above Hollywood sex symbol Marilyn Monroe has backed out of the deal. The Los Angeles Times reported the winning bidder e-mailed seller Elsie Poncher Monday, shortly after receiving an invoice, and called off the sale. I am awfully sorry, but I need to cancel this because of the paying problem, the message said. The 11 other bidders who offered to pay at least $4.5 million for the tomb at California's Pierce...

2009-08-14 20:06:17

A California woman plans to list the crypt now occupied by her husband on eBay with a unique selling point: It is just above the one where Marilyn Monroe rests. Elsie Poncher told the Los Angeles Times the minimum bid will be $500,000 for the crypt at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park. She wants the money to pay off the $1.6 million mortgage on her house in Beverly Hills. I can't be more honest than that, she said. I want to leave it free and clear for my kids. Poncher said her...

2009-07-23 11:48:33

Pictures paint concepts of a thousand words- now, for the first time, scientists studying the brain have worked out how words paint concepts in our minds.The team, including Professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga at the Department of Engineering of the University of Leicester in the UK, Professor Itzhak Fried at the University California Los Angeles and Professor Christof Koch at the California Institute of Technology, has published these findings in the journal Current Biology. It is published...

2009-06-29 09:49:00

NEW YORK and BERLIN, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- artnet Auctions sale of Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits showed strength in the photographs market as the ten-day online photographs auction concluded June 25 with $135,000 in sales (including 10% buyer's premium). The sale featured over 200 original fine art photographs of legends of fashion, film, music, politics, sports, arts and literature from Marilyn Monroe to Madonna. Top Lots Sold Screen stars led the sale with spirited...

2009-06-15 11:01:00

- 200 photographs by 70 renowned photographers - Estimates from $1,000 to $20,000 - June 15 - 25, 2009 NEW YORK and BERLIN, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- From June 15-25 artnet Auctions will feature Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits, a special sale of 200 original fine art photographs of legendary figures including The Beatles, Madonna, Marilyn Monroe, President Barack Obama and Elvis Presley. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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