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2012-01-07 08:00:00

Market Target, San Diego's Favorite SEO Company Joins Google in Celebrating Charles Addams Birthday San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 07, 2012 Market Target, the premier SEO in San Diego and San Diego SEO Services company announced today it was joining Google in commemorating Charles Addams birthday. Both Charles Addams and Google are favorites of the staff at Market Target. Market Target president David Wiedmaier states "Addams was a pure genius, way ahead of his time. His works have...

2008-08-28 06:00:49

By Chuck Barney Will he suffer a bloody death? Will he land in prison? Will he get off scot-free? The same tantalizing questions we were asking about Tony Soprano just over a year ago now apply to another great television antihero: Vic Mackey (Michael Chiklis) of "The Shield." As this ground- breaking crime drama prepares to launch its seventh and final season next week, loyal devotees are antsy to see how it will all turn out for the rogue cop. At least one thing is for certain: When...

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...

2006-10-16 11:34:57

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - If comic book characters like the Fantastic Four, the Incredible Hulk and Spider-Man seem a tad different, their creator Stan Lee says that's the point. "The thing I had in mind was to make it a story against bigotry of all sorts, because here were people who were certainly different than everybody else, but they were good, they were trying to do the right thing," Lee tells the San Francisco Chronicle in Sunday's editions. "But as so often happens in real life, if you...

2006-01-23 18:57:22

By Christian Wiessner NEW YORK (Reuters) - A new surveillance device using radio waves to look under peoples' clothing for concealed guns, bombs or other weapons may be coming soon to a security checkpoint near you. But the modest need not worry about screeners sneaking a voyeuristic peek because the system only identifies non-human material tucked inside clothing and does not convey images of the naked form underneath, the maker of the device -- Brijot Imaging Systems Inc. of...

2005-07-08 21:42:20

"Fantastic Four" got there first, developing the concept of superheroes as a dysfunctional family four decades ago. But "The Incredibles" did it far, far better on the big screen. That animated smash owes an enormous debt to its predecessor, appropriating specific superpowers from the Marvel Comics quartet and the essential theme that life on the homestead goes smoother when kinfolk all row together. Now the original foursome must flounder in the wake of "The Incredibles, which makes...

2005-07-07 13:10:00

LOS ANGELES -- The "Fantastic Four" will descend on North American movie theaters on Friday, marking Marvel Enterprises Inc.'s latest venture to turn its comic book heroes into box office superpowers. The comic book publisher, home to more than 4,700 characters, has had mixed results in Hollywood, ranging from the wildly successful "Spider-Man" and "X-Men" franchises to clunkers like "Elektra" and "The Punisher." "Fantastic Four" revolves around four astronauts who are transformed into...

Word of the Day
  • 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.