Entertainment News - Page 42

Page 42 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Cookbook Challenges ‘Good Taste’ in Defense of Free Speech and International Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you have never heard of ‘Natural Harvest,’ the only semen-based cookbook currently on the market, you are not alone. Despite international media attention, ‘Natural Harvest’ (ISBN: 9781424314614) has managed to stay under the mainstream radar – but just barely. That may be about to change with a nomination for the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, a prestigious international recognition of exceptional and groundbreaking culinary literature.

Celebrities Join Dr. Bill Releford’s Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some 100 barbershops throughout Los Angeles and the Inland Empire will be bustling with extra activity this Saturday, November 7, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. when Dr. Bill J. Releford, D.P.M., founder of The Diabetic Amputation Prevention (DAP) Foundation, launches the Los Angeles Initiative of the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program (BBHOP).

Kentucky Attorney Eric C. Conn Serenades President Obama through Musical Ad Campaign

STANVILLE, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Eric C. Conn has launched an ad campaign in hopes of grabbing the attention of President Obama. Today, Conn announced his new video with legendary bluegrass singer, Ralph Stanley, and model actress Amber Ettinger, more widely known as the ‘Obama girl.’ Attorney Conn, locally known as ‘Mr. Social Security/SSI,’ from his numerous billboards and radio ads around the region, is seeking an appointment by the president to the Social Security Advisory Board.

Mind Wings Audio Delivers Express Entertainment for People on the Go

BOWIE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mind Wings Audio, an audio publishing company, introduces a new market for fiction – the one hour audio story CD. These one hour audio story CDs, designed for ages 18 and up, have the potential to become the entertainment of choice for multi-taskers, commuters, travelers – basically anyone who has the desire to be entertained while engaged in another task. The audio books are available in CD, MP3 download, and Kindle Editions (including iPod and iPhone).

Living in Style in Spite of Needing Long Term Care – New Guidebook Shows How

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The good news is that Americans are living longer. The bad news is that millions are outliving their money; and when they need long term care, they face bleak prospects. According to a new guidebook from LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP), the unprepared are either forced to move into a nursing home funded by Medicaid, or to live with relatives who must disrupt their lives to care for them.

Unique Booklet to Discover in Thirty Minutes or Less How to Accomplish Everything One Desires

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new booklet by author and business expert Marty Niedelman, ‘Rx For Success,’ is a clear concise manuscript to help anyone achieve their goals and aspirations. Many people work hard and struggle to survive. Others do things in a certain way and have all the wealth and fame. The author has combined the knowledge of many motivational books, tapes, courses, and lectures.

New Dionne Warwick Song ‘Starlight’ Released Today with 100-percent of its Proceeds Benefitting Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Starlight Children’s Foundation and New Gold Music Ltd. are excited to release the song ‘Starlight,’ sung by the legendary Dionne Warwick, and written by Dean Pitchford, prolific writer of Fame and creator of Footloose, and William Goldstein, whose versatile career includes the original music for NBC’s Fame TV series. Ms. Warwick, Pitchford and Goldstein are donating 100 percent of their royalties to Starlight Children’s Foundation.

Scenario Paintball Films’ Documentary Brings History to Life at West Point

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Never before has a group of ‘real filmmakers’ come together to produce a worthwhile, full length, documentary-style film that shows the real deal when it comes to scenario paintball. Scenario Paintball Films (SPF) announces the release of its first project – Basic Painting – shot on location at West Point, NY.

Viral YouTube Sensation ‘Duck Song’ Waddling into Hearts of Teens

BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What music are teens into these days? Taylor Swift? Sure. Jonas Brothers? You bet. Beyonce? Absolutely. A simple children’s song about a duck asking for grapes at a lemonade stand? Yup. As unlikely as it sounds, ‘The Duck Song,’ the lead song on Bryant Oden’s debut CD ‘Songdrops: 30 Songs for Kids’ (being released Nov. 1st through Songdrops.com) has been all the rage in schools across the U.S. and beyond.

The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch – New Novel Exposes Hollywood Hyper-reality in Intimate Private Investigation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No one is innocent … not in this town. In this town, the apocalypse has come and gone, lifting the veil of innocence like a great velvet curtain in an old movie house, where the only victims that don’t return for the sequel are the gods themselves, struck out long ago by the big blue pencil. In this town, every man, woman, and child takes the limits of his or her own field of vision to be the limits of the world. In his latest novel, ‘The Unbearable Sadness of Zilch’ (ISBN: 9781440158261), Konrad Ventana explodes the myths behind the Star Machine with a whole new level of intimate private investigation.

Ski Dazzle Announces Four City Rail Jam Tour with Online Coverage by Freeskier Magazine and Snowboard Magazine

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ski Dazzle LLC, the producer of the Nation’s Largest Consumer Ski & Snowboard Shows for over 30 years, announces The 2009 Rail Jam Tour, with Open Amateur Rail Jam Contests and introductory park lessons at the Ski Dazzle Shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, the Bay area and Sacramento. Ski Dazzle invites all team riders from resorts and manufacturers to participate in the rail jam series.

World Touring Entertainment Brings a Celebration of World Dance to California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct from Moscow, Russia, World Touring Entertainment announces The Russian Seasons’ Dance Company in a ‘Celebration of World Dance’ program, directed and choreographed by Nikolai Androsov, star of the Moiseyev Dancers. Performances are scheduled in San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles.

‘Ardi’s’ 4.4 Million-Year-Old Footsteps Get Modern Day Simulation

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The recent news of ‘Ardi,’ the oldest and most complete hominid skeleton yet discovered, continues to generate worldwide interest. LifeModeler, Inc. has reason to pay close attention. The company’s LifeMOD™ biomechanical simulation software helped researchers understand how the 4.4 million-year-old Ardipithecus ramidus female walked and moved.

Entrepreneur Launches Historic, Code-Cracking Rosetta Stone Replica Project

SEVERN, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rosetta Classic, LLC is now offering commercially available, hand crafted replicas of the original Rosetta Stone to any interested entity or individual – considered by some to be ‘the Rosetta Stone of replicas.’ Anyone interested in the fields of archaeology, Egyptology, cryptology, publishing, geology, science, writing, mathematics, translation work and/or languages understands the significance of this famous artifact.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for Q3 2009

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for Q3 2009. This list is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from ‘big name’ authors, or major New York book publishing houses.

Houston’s DJ Screw, Big Moe, HAWK, and Pimp C honored in new DVD from Pitch Control TV

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DJ Screw, HAWK, Big Moe, and Pimp C’s influence on the sound and culture of Houston, TX is immeasurable. Aside from Rap-A-Lot Records, the Screwed Up Click and Underground Kingz are entirely responsible for crafting Texas’ distinct musical identity. Pitch Control TV is honoring H-Town’s Fallen Soldiers in Volume 3 of its Mixtape DVD Series, which is being released today. The project includes video tributes and prized moments with the artists prior to their passing.

Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Wins Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers’ Choice Award

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Learning magazine has selected the DynaNotes SmartClings – Graphs instructional kit as a winner of the Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers’ Choice Awards for the Classroom. According to Heather Crews, Learning magazine Award Coordinator, the teacher-judges from across the United States evaluated hundreds of products on ‘quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation’ to identify ‘the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.’

Jewelry Central Launches Enhanced Web Site

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jewelry Central, the New York based jewelry retailer, unveiled a redesigned Web site today. The new look focuses on providing customers with an easy and enjoyable shopping experience, with an emphasis on engagement rings, wedding rings and loose diamonds. The improved Web site features state of the art technology and a streamlined navigational layout that simplifies browsing. The product pictures are also larger to give customers more detailed views.

The 10 Major Mistakes Job Hunters Make, and How You Can Avoid Them

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the highest unemployment in more than 20 years, over 35 million people are now circulating resumes. But many haven’t looked for jobs in some time and are falling victim to 10 common mistakes. According to Bob Gerberg Jr, the CEO of ITS, many talented and marketable people are simply doing the wrong things and could easily adjust their approach to get more interviews and offers.

ReverbNation and Audiolife Create the ‘Reverb Store’ – the Ultimate E-Commerce Solution for Artists and Labels in the New Music Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverbNation, the leading marketing platform for more than 450,000 artists, labels, managers and venues, has partnered with Audiolife, the leader in direct-to-fan eCommerce, to create the Reverb Store. The Reverb Store is a complete direct-to-fan eCommerce offering that is accessible to every ReverbNation artist at no charge. The Reverb Store allows artists and record labels to design an unlimited number of physical and digital products online.

‘Dear Graduate’ Book Author Urges Parental Vigilance in Advance of New Federal Credit Card Rules

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The federal government is clamping down on the Wild West of credit card issuing to young adults when tough new regulations go into effect in February 2010, and Brett Handler couldn’t be happier. Handler, author of ‘Dear Graduate’ (ISBN-13: 978-0-615-29936-5, Dreamstar Publishing), the innovative new book and CD for young adults about financial responsibility, has been railing against credit card companies’ injudicious card issuing practices for years.

Pitch Control TV – Mixtape DVD Vol. 3 in Stores September 29th!

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the 3rd Coast to the East Coast and now nestled back home in the South, Pitch Control TV Mixtape DVD series traveled to the East Coast to be recognized as a part of Country Rap Tunes: The 3rd Coast/Dirty South Film Festival held in Harlem, premiering PCTV’s Mixtape DVD Volume III, which will be released and in stores Tuesday, September 29th.

Former Corporate Whistleblower Mark Whitacre says ‘The Informant’ Movie is Only Part of the Story

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Mark Whitacre, COO of Cypress Systems, Inc., prepares to walk the red carpet on September 15 during the premiere of ‘The Informant,’ he has something to say: he is NOT the same man who blew the whistle on his employer in the early 1990’s, putting him in the spotlight of one of the largest price-fixing schemes in corporate history and ultimately landing him in federal prison for over eight years.

DAVIDESIGNED Celebrates the 2009 Emmy Awards with ‘Gifting’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAVIDESIGNED, Couture Designer, has decided to join in on the Emmy Awards festivities by offering up some ‘gifting’ himself! In celebration of their talents and the awards in recognition of them, David is offering an outfit to selected Emmy® category award winners (sorry, ladies only).

World Champion Surfer, Kelly Slater, Concludes Principal Photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine-time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater, and his big wave companion, Raimana Van Bastolaer, have completed principal photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti, the first 3D IMAX(R) and giant screen theater film to use extreme surfing to focus on the science of waves, according to its executive producer, K2 Communications, Inc. The film, scheduled for worldwide release next February, was primarily shot in the big wave environment known to watermen around the world as Teahupoo.

JimmyJazz.com Awarded ‘Best In Class’ eCommerce Site by Interactive Media Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The leading urban fashion retailer in the eastern United States, Jimmy Jazz, is now the proud recipient of an Interactive Media Award (IMA). The privately held company was awarded the ‘Best In Class’ prize for its new eCommerce / Lifestyle Web site, JimmyJazz.com.

Voices.com Grows by 534 percent, Ranks on the PROFIT HOT 50

TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, one of North America’s fastest growing Internet brands and digital media companies, is pleased to announce that in PROFIT Magazine’s ’10th Annual PROFIT HOT 50,’ Voices.com has been recognized as Canada’s #20 Emerging Growth Company.

Hollywood Executives Clamor Over ‘Sad Zilch’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Our eyes of flesh see only noir! Even before its official release, a new novel was making the rounds among the cognoscenti of the movie business. Not since The Day of the Locust and The Love of the Last Tycoon has Hollywood and the motion picture industry been shown in such a bold and perspicuous light, a light that producers and directors and screenwriters are clamoring to capture for themselves. Brimming with sex, romance, eye-widening spectacle, and a host of recognizable characters, this latest post-lux novella by Konrad Ventana sets a new standard of poignancy in postmodern literary fiction.

VIP Auction Package to Attend the 2009 Emmy Award Show and HBO After-Party to Benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation is currently auctioning off a VIP package for two lucky individuals to walk the red carpet and see popular television celebrities up close at this year’s All-Star Emmy® Award Show. Anyone can bid on two tickets to the Emmy Award Show on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Nokia Theater in the heart of the exciting downtown complex LA Live and know that all of the proceeds will benefit Starlight’s seriously ill children and their family members.

PigskinKids.com Has Passion for Preparing Kids to Play Football

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PigskinKids.com is an online meeting place for youth football fans, coaches and players. This new Web site sets a new standard for instructional youth football and raises the bar for quality online video content through its free, shared youth football highlight feature.

Next Step After Twitter and Facebook: New Social Network Lets You Carve Your Own Niche on the Web

BONITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What is the next thing for Social Networking? Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and their competitors let you find friends, build brands, and form groups. But a newer site lets you do those things, plus monopolize a chunk of the Internet around a social issue, philosophical question, research problem, niche art form, or environmental challenge. The rationale for the World Mind Network (WMN) stems from events over the last five years or so – the advent of new Web 2.0 tools which have hit society like waves.

Author of ‘America Libre’ Tours Southern California, Setting for Controversial Novel of Latino Insurrection

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Raul Ramos y Sanchez is touring Southern California, the setting of his controversial debut novel AMERICA LIBRE following its July 29th release by Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books). The apocalyptic story, which envisions an armed Latino insurrection in the U.S. Southwest sparked by a violent anti-immigration backlash, has already gained considerable media attention from print and broadcast sources including USA Today.

The Handbook of Program Management

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SEBA® Solutions Inc. announces that ‘The Handbook of Program Management’ (ISBN-13: 978-0071494724) has been added to the United States government Federal Acquisition Institute’s (FAI) recommended reading list for all capstone courses in program and project management. The FAI establishes the necessary competencies, training, and experience requirements for program and project managers in civilian agencies to become certified to manage the acquisition-related aspects of projects.

7th Annual World Savvy Gala – Raising Funds to Address Global Education in Our Schools

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, September 24, 2009 the 7th Annual World Savvy Gala will be held at the Hotel Kabuki. The Gala is World Savvy’s premier event, raising funds and awareness to support the mission of the organization to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, so that they are prepared to learn, work, and live as responsible citizens in the global community.

North Plains Systems’ TeleScope Recognized by KMWorld as One of the Year’s ‘Trend-Setting Products’

TORONTO, Ontario (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Plains Systems Inc., the world’s leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and rich media asset management (MAM) software solutions, today announced that KMWorld has named North Plains’ TeleScope™ as one of the magazine’s ‘Trend-Setting Products’ of 2009. TeleScope was selected for its unique ability to help organizations create, manage, distribute, repurpose and monetize their digital assets.

Affordable Home Remodeling Gets Easier with ‘The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook’ from ABCD Publishing

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for the end of the recession, when homeowners are again planning home remodeling projects to take advantage of low prices and ‘government stimulus home-remodeling incentives,’ ABCD Publishing announces the release of the first book in their Remodeling Workbooks Series. This first book in the series addresses the most popular room of the house to remodel – ‘The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook.’

National Morning Talk Shows Face New Competition

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall American coffee cup tippers will be breaking new ‘grounds’ by changing their normal morning show routine – and tuning into the newly revamped ‘The Balancing Act’ – from Brandstar Entertainment. Women who want a fast-paced half-hour of news you can use, and endless entertainment will be looking to the Balancing Act for their daily dose of trends and tips – featuring advice from the country’s leading experts.

‘The Trial of George W Bush’ – Musical Satire for MP3 Player or Mobile Phone, Debuts on Internet

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At last! The trial we’ve all been waiting for. ‘The Trial of George W Bush’ is a wicked satire with music, produced, directed and written by composer / humorist Roger Rudenstein. An award-winning composer, Rudenstein announced that he created the Bush satire specifically to be downloaded to MP3 player or mobile phone. It can also be listened to online.

James Allen to Reveal Ground-Breaking Technology That Will Revolutionize E-Commerce!

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall, online jewelry retailer JamesAllen.com is making an unprecedented leap forward with innovations that promise to leave a lasting impression on the diamond industry and on e-commerce as a whole. These state-of-the-art technologies will make it easier than ever to buy diamond engagement rings online by providing a near-tangible presentation.

Entertainment Publisher Neotrope Make Their First Appearance on the Inc. 5000

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2009 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope®, a leading brand identity, content publisher, public relations, SEO, and entertainment technology company, today announced its first appearance on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the top 5,000 fastest-growing private U.S. companies. Between 2005 and 2008, Neotrope achieved a modest 22.5 percent growth rate with less than 5 full-time employees. Neotrope’s 2009 Inc. 5000 ranking further enhances the company’s long standing reputation for excellence and customer service.