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2011-07-22 11:00:00

PANAMA CITY, Panama, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PayPerHead.com launches "$5 per head" pricing with a new site and a new campaign featuring Soprano's John "Johnny Sack" Sacramoni. PayPerHead.com, an online sportsbook service provider for local agents, today unveiled a new campaign featuring Vince Curatola, Johnny Sacks of The Sopranos fame. The campaign leads with Vince asking "Five bucks head, that's what I wanna pay.." and the website, featuring video and voice...

2011-07-12 09:07:00

MELROSE PARK, Ill., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's only maker of real pinball games, announced today that game designer George Gomez joins the Stern Pinball team as Vice President of Game Development. Mr. Gomez brings diverse creative and leadership experience, having designed arcade video games, consumer toys, console video games, slot machines and pinball games throughout his career. Mr. Gomez's pinball design portfolio features numerous critically...

2011-03-29 11:20:00

MELROSE PARK, Ill., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's only maker of real pinball games, announced today that software engineer Lyman Sheats will be joining the Stern Pinball team. Sheats is well respected in the gaming world most notably for his long history of flawless engineering and irreplaceable contributions to the world of pinball. Sheats has been programming pinball machines since 1993 for both Williams and Stern Pinball, producing such notable titles...

2011-02-03 12:39:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David Chase rounds out the cast for his upcoming film debut for Paramount Pictures. The creator and producer of the multiple Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning critically acclaimed series The Sopranos, announced today that Everybody Loves Raymond star Brad Garrett will be featured in the director's music-driven story set in 1960's suburbia. James Gandolfini (The Sopranos), Bella Heathcote (Beneath Hill 60,...

2011-02-01 10:42:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the fastest-growing audience in all of cable and currently in more than 70 million homes, America's leading investigation network will capitalize on its ratings success with the launch of five captivating new original series in the span of four weeks. From following the lives of criminals on the run to exposing the dark underbelly of certain cities, ID is filling its primetime lineup with gripping new series that feature compelling...

2011-01-27 10:41:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The motive in murder-for-hire plots may vary from case to case, but for the hired hit man it's always business as usual. Plunge into the sinister undertaking of contract killings in NOTHING PERSONAL, Investigation Discovery's new series about mafia disloyalties, romantic infidelities, stale friendships and the trio of characters at their center: the conniving "client," the professional murderer, and the victim who never saw it coming....

2010-12-16 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Vincent (Sopranos) and former mobster Thiel Shaw, are in New York this week to complete production of GENIUS ON HOLD, a powerful New York-based crime documentary about Walter Shaw (1917-1996), the visionary inventor of speakerphones, conference calling, call forwarding, touch tone dialing, and voice print recognition. Shaw's unfortunate circumstances compelled him to invent for organized crime. Vincent is narrating the film. Vincent and Shaw...

2010-10-15 12:08:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- David Chase, the creator and producer of the multiple Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning critically acclaimed series The Sopranos, announced today that legendary musician, and Sopranos star, Steven Van Zandt will produce and supervise the music, as well as serving as an Executive Producer, for the director's music-driven coming of age story set in 1960's suburbia. (Logo:...

2010-10-06 14:50:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ --New Jersey Pictures announced today that THE SOPRANO STATE, New Jersey's Culture of Corruption, The Documentary: Part One, a film inspired by the New York Times Bestselling book by Bob Ingle and Sandy McClure, and produced by three-time Academy Award® nominee Steve Kalafer, his producing partner Bruce Raiffe, and directed by Peter LeDonne, will be released in select Clearview Cinemas beginning Friday, October 22, 2010. The film's official...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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