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2014-07-08 08:24:49

NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Sheep, the multi-channel online video network, is launching a classical boxing-centered site targeted for millennial males - TheUpperCut.tv [http://www.theuppercut.tv ]. Developed with "One Three Media" (a Hearst/Mark Burnett Company), the TheUppercut.tv presents a primetime TV show starring Sylvester Stallone and Sugar Ray Leonard. The site also showcases classic videos of legendary boxing champions and fights....

2012-07-16 23:02:13

In response to the death of 36-year-old filmmaker and actor Sage Stallone Friday, the faith-based website followme.org has published a list of tips for coping with suicidal thoughts. (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Sage Stallone, the 36-year-old son of actor Sylvester Stallone, was found dead in his Hollywood home on Friday, according to Los Angeles police authorities. Police reports indicate that Stallone´s housekeeper asked local authorities to perform a routine welfare check at...

2011-07-19 07:20:00

LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone's got a right to an opinion. But James Sklar, a fan of the outspoken entertainer Adam Carolla and his wildly popular podcast, has had enough. Making waves among Carolla fanatics, Sklar has just launched a new blog, "Adam Carolla Is Wrong" (http://adamcarollaiswrong.com), that calls out the celebrity on whatever he's ranting about - and that Sklar deems outright wrong. But the blog is much more than just a whistleblower... it's designed to...

2011-01-31 08:00:00

NAPA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sledgehammer wine team announced today that it has partnered with comedian Adam Carolla's media network ACE Broadcasting to support a leg of his 2011 US comedy tour as part of efforts to reach millennial male wine drinkers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110131/SF38478LOGO) As the official wine of "The Adam Carolla Show," Sledgehammer will host tasting events in conjunction with Carolla's upcoming tour dates. From bottle...

2010-09-07 19:02:00

SAN DIEGO, Sep. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Comedian, actor and Internet sensation Adam Carolla is making a repeat performance at the Coronado Speed Festival. Carolla will race his Bob Sharp Racing 1973 Datsun 610 B Sedan Trans Am Race Car, a car he debuted at the event in 2009. The 13th annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival will take place Sept. 25-26 at Naval Air Station North Island. Carolla's Datsun 610 was built by Bob Sharp Racing and was the back-up car to the B-Sedan team...

2010-07-06 07:00:00

Motion Seats to Add a More Immersive Experience to the High Octane Action Film Directed by Sylvester Stallone. LONGUEUIL, QC, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology for the entertainment industry, announced today the highly anticipated Lionsgate(R) and Millennium Films' film, The Expendables will feature its immersive motion seating when the movie is expected to be released in theaters across North...

2010-05-13 14:00:00

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Set your guy-dar to Spike TV this June as the network will honor the year's most man-tastic accomplishments with a proverbial "A-Team" of icons from the world of entertainment during its fourth annual "Guys Choice." From Olympic Gold medalists to Academy Award winners to Sports Illustrated cover models, all will be in attendance to pay tribute to the kingdom of testosterone. Taping Saturday, June 5 at the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA, "Guys...

2009-10-29 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Dot Public Schools, the largest charter school organization in Los Angeles, together with Ten-Time World Champion fighter in six weight divisions, Olympic Gold Medalist and the pride of East Los Angeles, Oscar de la Hoya, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today, officially opening De La Hoya's namesake school, Oscar de la Hoya Animo Charter High School in Boyle Heights, California. Councilmen Jose Huizar and several hundred community members...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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