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Famous Science Fiction-Fantasy Writer Ray Bradbury Dies At 91
2012-06-07 04:16:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com The master of science fiction-fantasy, Ray Bradbury, passed away at the age of 91 on Tuesday, after spending a lifetime of churning out literary masterpieces like "Fahrenheit 451." Bradbury had been slower in recent years due to a stroke that left him tied down to a wheelchair, but he still remained active by writing new novels, plays, screenplays, and a volume of poetry. He spent his time everyday writing in his basement office in Los Angeles, making...

2011-07-13 15:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ENCORE, the nation's most popular premium network with more than 33 million subscribers, will complete its recently announced enhancements to the ENCORE family of services by introducing the first-ever Encore Originals programming. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080522/LATH063LOGO-b) "Moby Dick," the on-screen adaption of Herman Melville's novel features cast members including Academy Award® Winner William...

2008-10-06 15:00:23

By Channing Gray Mixed Magic Theater is taking its Moby Dick: Then and Now to the Kennedy Center. At a morning press conference today at the theater's Pawtucket headquarters, Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy will announce that the troupe will be giving one performance of the show in the nation's capital Nov. 15. The performance will be held on the Millennium Stage, said Mixed Magic founder Ricardo Pitts-Wiley. He said his company would be limited to one hour of stage time, which means the show...

2008-09-23 12:00:33

Hollywood's Universal Pictures reportedly has hired "Wanted" director Timur Bekmambetov to head its new big-screen adaptation of "Moby Dick." Variety.com said Adam Cooper and Bill Collage are writing a script for the film based on Herman Melville's classic whale novel. "Our vision isn't your grandfather's 'Moby Dick,'" Cooper told the entertainment industry trade newspaper. "This is an opportunity to take a timeless classic and capitalize on the advances in visual effects to tell what at...

2008-08-30 09:00:42

or maybe trying to find your way home from Barack Obama's acceptance speech - here's what the Rocky's Celebrity and Parties team found happening around the town late Thursday: * On the lookout: Maybe one of the funniest sights of the convention was Oprah Winfrey, Kanye West, music exec and Denver native Big Jon Platt, Mary J. Blige, Forrest Whitaker and more wandering around the halls of Invesco Field at Mile High after the speech trying to find the Mile High Club for a reception with...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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