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2012-02-04 08:00:00

Dwango Co., Ltd, the company behind the popular Japanese video-sharing websites Nico Nico Douga, announced last week to their users the future availability of a new Broadcasting application called “Nico Nico Live Encorder” tailor-made to its live-streaming service Nico Nico Live platform. Hong Kong (PRWEB) February 04, 2012 Dwango Co., Ltd, the company behind the popular Japanese video-sharing websites Nico Nico Douga, announced last week to their users the future availability...

2011-01-28 08:29:00

TOKYO, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 3rd Okinawa International Movie Festival set to be held on March 18, 2011, we are inviting submission of video footage for a short-film competition, dubbed "Worldwide Laugh," which is a new genre of "Comedy Movie Content" that Yoshimoto Kogyo sends out to the world. We are accepting video clips which suite the theme "Express without using words the joy of the moment when you score a goal." Applications can be made via the NICO NICO DOUGA or...

2009-05-13 05:15:00

SOLOTHURN, Switzerland, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Picture is available via EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.ch/de/pm/100017384 (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090513/347153 ) Over 150 spitting-image portrait caricatures of leading international politicians, celebrities and stars are available at nicocartoon.com. A picture of former US President George W. Bush is just one example. The portraits...

2008-09-28 18:00:24

By jon wise VIRGIN'S new girlie drama Lipstick Jungle doesn't make up for the loss of Sex And The City from our screens. Candace Bushnell's follow-up to SATC lacks the punch of its predecessor. Against rivals such as Desperate Housewives and Ugly Betty it is second rate. Brooke Shields (right) stars as film studio boss Wendy, alongside Kim Raver as magazine editor Nico, and Lindsay Price as fashion designer Victory. While the outfits and heels are sexy and stylish, the show as a whole...

2008-09-26 00:00:22

By TOM HOSKYNS Everything you need to know about... WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell, US network NBC's seven-part comedy- drama Lipstick Jungle began on Monday night on Living. It follows the lives of three career-driven women who are willing to do what others won't to get ahead in business. Wendy, Victory and Nico are already listed among New York's 50 most powerful businesswomen, but our girls didn't...


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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