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2012-09-14 23:02:01

Get ready for bigger thrills and crazier spills as the stouthearted stuntman returns in a critically acclaimed sequel, out now XBOX LIVE Arcade Guildford, England (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 Hello Games, the bright UK indie startup behind the smash hit Joe Danger, today announced that the world´s most beloved stuntman has made his triumphant return in Joe Danger 2 The Movie! Out now on Xbox LIVE Arcade for 1200pts, this hotly anticipated sequel expands upon the best-selling original...

2009-04-14 21:35:58

British-born stuntman Steve-O was booted from Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles Tuesday night. The former Jackass stuntman and his partner, Lacey Schwimmer, were eliminated in the sixth week of Season 8 of the popular dance-off show. Still in the running for the coveted mirrorball trophy, along with their professional dance partners, are Ty Murray, Gilles Marini, Lil Kim, Melissa Rycroft, Chuck Wicks and Shawn Johnson.

2008-06-13 18:00:20

By Jeff Simon, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jun. 13--The first thing you need to know about "The Fall" is that, unless I've misapprehended things entirely, there is nothing religious or metaphorical about the title. It's, in fact, about two people who have been hospitalized in 1920s L. A. after very real falls -- a silent movie stunt man who fell (or attempted suicide) off a bridge and an adorable little girl who fell out of a tree and broke her arm. ------ THE FALL Three and a half stars...

2006-05-08 21:48:52

By Martinne Geller NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stuntman David Blaine failed to break the world record for holding his breath underwater on Monday, falling nearly two minutes short of the record. After Blaine spent seven minutes and 8 seconds underwater without any breathing apparatus, he blacked out and trainer Kirk Krack sent two divers into the tank to free him from shackles attached to his ankles. According to the Web site for the ABC television network, which broadcast the stunt live,...

2006-05-08 23:26:40

By Martinne Geller NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stuntman David Blaine failed to break the world record for holding his breath underwater on Monday, falling nearly two minutes short of the record. After Blaine spent seven minutes and 8 seconds underwater without any breathing apparatus, he blacked out and trainer Kirk Krack sent two divers into the tank to free him from shackles attached to his ankles. According to the Web site for the ABC television network, which broadcast the stunt live,...


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