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2014-04-03 08:27:10

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The original queen of YA literature and author of the internationally bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series Ann Brashares is back on the teen scene with her biggest novel yet-- THE HERE AND NOW (Delacorte Press/ On sale April 8, 2014( )/ $18.99). In honor of the book's release on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Brashares and friend Ana Gasteyer, of Saturday Night Live and Suburgatory fame, team up for a comedic video. Brashares...

2013-09-18 23:33:00

All new classic Tarzan of the Apes Comic Strip launch joins 6 other Edgar Rice Burroughs' ongoing comic strips. See free preview at http://www.erburroughs.com/comics and subscribe for $1.99 per month. Tarzana, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Tarzan of the Apes, from Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., is swinging your way in the newest addition to its weekly online comic strip site alongside the existing Carson of Venus, the Eternal Savage, the War Chief, the Cave Girl, Pellucidar and the New...

2012-10-03 23:01:08

Harry Turtledove (“The Master of Alternate History”) and Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (“SFWA”) Grand Master Robert Silverberg are releasing their latest works through Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, a Maryland-based small press publisher primarily using Print-On-Demand technology. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Harry Turtledove and Robert Silverberg, two award-winning authors, are releasing their latest...

2011-07-19 08:16:00

Tarzan Author Immortalized on Forever Stamp WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service continues its sneak peek at some of its 2012 stamps by previewing the Edgar Rice Burroughs Forever stamp today though social media outlets. Using social media to reach broader, more diverse audiences is an initiative that began yesterday with a preview of the Cherry Blossom Centennial Forever stamps. Select stamps from the 2012 commemorative program will be previewed one at...

2011-05-25 10:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Her Interactive today announced it has created a new dual leadership structure as it expands its business into new product offerings. Stuart Moulder has joined Her Interactive as CEO to focus on corporate strategy and day-to-day operations. Megan Gaiser will retain her role as Chief Strategic Creative Officer (CSCO) to focus on creative direction, brand and portfolio expansion, business development and strategic partnerships. (Photo:...

2010-04-08 09:30:00

LONDON, April 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- History is littered with examples of brands trying to reinvent themselves to appeal to a new generation, but for one of literature's most successful franchises, all that's required is a return to its roots - literally. Since he first swung onto the world stage in 1912 the bare-chested, savage yet principled character of Tarzan has struck a chord with generation after generation as he fights to protect the jungle, its resources and its...

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2009-06-22 18:46:25

VH1 announced Monday it has signed U.S. singer and actress Jessica Simpson to star in a new docu-series called The Price of Beauty. Her hit pop and country songs, movies, television and eponymous collection of shoes, clothes, bags etc. have helped to keep her in America's eye, but we all know Jessica for more than just her career achievements, the network said in a news release. Jessica has been followed, studied and scrutinized since she released her first hit single at the age of 19. Now,...

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2009-05-29 11:27:58

Disney's musical Tarzan has completed its Holland engagement at the Circus Theatre in Scheveningen, just outside Amsterdam after 900 performances. The production, which opened in April 2007 and wrapped last Sunday, was seen by 1.6 million audience members during its run, making it one of the most successful musicals in Holland, representatives for the show said in a news release. Based on the story Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Disney animated film, Tarzan, the stage...

2008-07-10 03:00:20

By Rich Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 10--If it's Thursday, this must be the mailbag . . . Q: I have been watching "The Next Food Network Star." What happened to last year's winner, Amy Finley? Her show was on last fall, then disappeared from the schedule. A: According to a Q&A on the network's Web site (http://www.foodnetwork.com), Finley and her family are living in France. She decided not to continue her show, The Gourmet Next Door. "With my family I decided...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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