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Page 61 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Soap Star and Former Playgirl Editor Launch E-Books Business

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soap star Philece Sampler (Days of Our Lives, Another World, Rituals) has partnered with former Playgirl managing editor Charlene Keel to launch TantalizingTales.com. The e-publishing venture, announced by the new business duo, presents Keel’s previously published books – uncut and uncensored, with steamy new scenes added-in electronic format. Keel’s titles include The Sky’s The Limit, I’ll Do Anything, and Come Slowly Eden, which was once banned in the author’s hometown.

Beyond Belief Media Declares War on Christmas

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Belief Media has formally declared war on Christmas, the December 25 holiday in which Christians celebrate the birth of the mythical figure Jesus Christ, the company announced today. First Offensive features New York Times and USA Today ads, DVD ‘Guerilla Giveaways’ of film ‘The God Who Wasn’t There.’

Laguna Beach Film & Video Company Enhances Orange County’s ‘Hollywood South’ Reputation

LAGUNA BEACH, CA – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When winners of the 26th Annual Telly Awards were recently announced in New York City, no one was more surprised than Orange County producer-director Robert Cassard. Cassard, whose production company, Edge Films, has operated in Laguna Beach since 1997, entered the national competition on a whim. He never dreamed that all six of his company’s entries would garner Telly Awards.

Holiday Organ Concerts Feature THE NUTCRACKER SUITE transcribed by Organist Keith Thompson in SF December 10, 11 and 24

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Keith Thompson will play Holiday favorites of Mulet, Purvis, Bach, Delius and Tchaikovsky on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on December 10, 11 and Christmas eve, December 24, 2005, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today.

TechGenii, Inc. Re-launches as an Interactive Strategy Company

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TechGenii, Inc., an industry leader in mobile marketing and interactivity, today announced that it will re-launch its website to provide greater support for entertainment and media companies in their quest to build interactivity and mobilize content.

The Real Rudolph Shines Again After 40 Years

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 30, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After presumed discarded for several decades, Rudolph and Santa, the original puppet characters from the classic 1964 television special, ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,’ have been discovered and will be revealed to the public this weekend in Pittsburgh, announced Time and Space Toys today. The stop motion puppets, stars of the longest running holiday special in television history, brought instant fame to production team Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass and became icons of American pop culture.

She Took the Sports World by Storm, Relive it with Danica Patrick

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Danica Patrick was a media magnet for most of the spring and summer, dominating the talk surrounding the Indianapolis 500 and brining new fans to the sport. Enjoy the lasting memory of her rookie IRL season with the November 2005 release of ‘Danica Patrick,’ ISBN 0-7906-1324-7, from Indy-Tech Publishing.

Aquaswimwear’s Mommy and Me Line Helps Moms and Kids Take Care of Each Other

LOS ANGELES, CA – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Aqua Blue Swim and Apparel, Inc. today announced that they have expanded their Aquaswimwear Mommy and Me swim and sportswear line to include more go-to items to help moms and daughters empower themselves and each other.

Geek Gorgeous Calendar Breaks Stereotypes and Proves that Smart is Sexy!

DENVER, CO – Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From a database developer wearing a top made of Ethernet cable to a software engineer serving up a platter of iPods at a fast-food restaurant, the Geek Gorgeous 2006 Wall Calendar breaks the ‘computer nerd’ stereotype by showcasing women who work in the high-tech industry looking sexy, and having fun.

Ancient Goddess of Womanhood is Design Inspiration for New Leather Collection of Laptop-Compatible Business Cases for Women

ATLANTA, GA – Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the Ancient Goddess, Arinna: a symbol of womanhood and femininity, She-Tech.com, designer and online-retailer of women’s laptop-compatible business cases, is gearing up to release its latest color-rich, leather collection.

Retailers’ Own Efforts Will Make This Holiday Season Successful

LEXINGTON, MA – Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High gas prices! Internet competition! No good help! ‘Just excuses,’ says Retail Consultant Doug Fleener, who believes profitable retailers will make their own successful holiday season. Fleener, founder of the Dynamic Experiences Group, is author of the newly-released ‘The Profitable Retailer: 56 Surprisingly Simple and Effective Lessons to Boost Your Sales and Profits’ (ISBN: 1933631260).

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2005 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country thanks to Boating Industry magazine’s inaugural Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism.

Family Run Restaurant’s Self-Published Cookbook Makes Best Seller List

OWENSBORO, KY – Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At No. 15, Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn’s cookbook: ‘Family Favorites From Moonlite, Recipes That Founded A Kentucky Tradition’ ($18.95, ISBN: 097668960X), was a hit at Kentucky’s Book Fair. Kentucky’s 24th annual book fair hosted 180 authors and 480 books. Moonlite’s journey to become one of the best sellers at the Kentucky Book Fair began years before.

Successful Home-Based Business Mom Inspires Thousands with Her Captivating Novel: The Journey

LAS VEGAS, NV – Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Available now, ‘The Journey’ (ISBN 0-9748988-0-5) is a moving story that chronicles the life of Annie, a mom who takes on the challenge of building a home-based business as she strives to blend career and family. The book’s author, Julie Abarzua says: ‘This enchanting story is a thoughtful and inspiring gift for the busy woman in your life this holiday season.’

WBJB Self Publishing Radio Interviews Christopher Simmons, PR Pro about the Value of the Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WBJB Publishing Basics Radio host, Ron Pramschufer, interviews PR Pro Christopher Simmons about the value of a press release to the typical small publisher. A wide range of details are discussed in the podcast, from the evolution of the press release from teletype to Internet. What is a press release? What is the primary goal of a press release? Who should send out a press release and who shouldn’t? What type of results should you expect from your press release, and what you shouldn’t.

Ride Smart, Ride Safe, Ride Well, with The Savvy Guide to Motorcycles

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the October 2005 release of ‘The Savvy Guide To Motorcycles,’ ISBN 0-7906-1316-6. This book is part of Indy-Tech Publishing’s new ‘Savvy Guide To’ series.

New Book Reveals How Candlestick Signals Improve all Technical Analysis

HOUSTON, TX – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new release of ‘High Profit Candlestick Patterns’ (ISBN 09773757-0-6) by Stephen W. Bigalow, available December 10, 2005, illustrates how to profitably enhance technical analysis. In his first book, ‘Profitable Candlestick Trading’ (ISBN 0-471-02466-X) published by Wiley & Sons, he clearly demonstrated how to use Japanese candlestick signals profitably, in effective and common sense investment strategies.

Political Parody’s Casino Quality Bushy Cards Poke Fun at Dubya’s Policies

AUSTIN, TX – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Political Parody LLC, a socially aware novelty company dedicated to bringing about social change through political humor, today announced the launch of The Bushy Cards, a 54-image, casino quality, collector’s edition playing card deck, featuring humorous visual commentaries on George W. Bush.

Dennis Rodman Lucky To Be Alive – Ex-NBA Star Emerges From Coffin At His Book Signing

NEW YORK, NY – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dennis Rodman really should be dead by now, and his entrance at the official book signing of his upcoming biography proved he has a sense of humor about it. The NBA legend has been making headlines for years with his outrageous antics and decadent lifestyle, and now he is releasing a new book entitled ‘I Should Be Dead By Now,’ that will showcase his history of wild living and outlandish publicity stunts.

What is God’s 11th Commandment and Why Did We Go to War in Iraq?

HURST, TX – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoseDog Books, an imprint of Dorrance Publishing Company announces the October 2005 release of ‘The 11th Commandment’ (ISBN 0-8059-9823-3) by Abraham B. Medina. The book is concise for easy reading and its dissertation-type presentation comes from the writer’s background as a professional science editor. A universal non-fundamentalist approach to faith and a political treatise on the politics of the war in Iraq is absorbed within a beautiful love story.

Sdoia-Satz Music Institute – The Husky Gang School – Offers OnLine Interactive Music Instruction

MIAMI, FL – Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), is offering an exciting NEW program: OnLine Interactive Music Instruction for students with high-speed Internet connections. At present, only piano instruction is available online. In the near future, the school will add other instruments and voice to this program, Using the same fine instructors for which the school is famous, students in the online program are now able to SEE and HEAR their teachers and vice versa.

‘Dark Side of the Moon A Cappella’ Ships December 1, 2005 from VOCOMOTION

CHICAGO, IL – Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VOCOMOTION, dedicated to the development, recording, and promotion of vocal music, today announced that its latest release ‘Dark Side of the Moon A Cappella,’ an all-vocal version of Pink Floyd’s magnum opus ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ will go on sale on December 1st, 2005.

Neotrope Chosen as Agency of Record for SamuraiBaby.com

TORRANCE, Calif. – Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a leading advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by SamuraiBaby.com, to act as the agency of record for the company’s PR and marketing efforts. As part of the agreement, Neotrope will help market the new book ‘Way of the Baby: A Book of Five Grins’ (ISBN: 0595358853) written by SamuraiBaby’s Brian Hutchins, and related ‘Samurai Baby’ customized art and gift items, and act as media liaison.

Out of the Gate: Charlie Morey’s Highly-Anticipated 2006 Legends of American Motocross Calendar is Now Available

STUDIO CITY, CA – Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s not even Thanksgiving, but motocross fans and followers will be glad to hear that veteran ‘motojournalist’ Charlie Morey has just made available his highly-anticipated 2006 Legends of American Motocross Calendar is now available at the print-on-demand website, Lulu.com.

Beatles Book Author Featured on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, CA – Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zane Lalani, author of ‘Teenagers Guide to the Beatles,’ is the featured guest on the latest Send2Press entertainment Podcast. The musical guest is The G-Man, who previews his latest CD on Delvian Records, ‘Motion Potion.’ The Podcast (www.Send2Press.com/podcast/) is hosted by author and musician Christopher Simmons, and can be listened to ‘on-demand’ in both RealAudio and MP3 formats.

Book Reveals the True Nature of Belief

SANTA CRUZ, CA – Nov. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book by Robert MacFarlane Xiques, ‘Understanding Alpha Omega’ (ISBN 0-9770765-0-4) offers an understanding of the nature of fear, which is the foundation of belief, and its subtle incorporation into the human psyche. Examples are given that fear, which is division, has constantly divided the thought of man and shall continue to do so until it has been understood.

Books to Bookmark(TM) – 11 New Books Worth a Look for Oct. 2005

REDONDO BEACH, CA – Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 11 new books ‘worth a look,’ announced during October 2005. Topics include a book on managing your digital music library by Richard Mansfield; a new astrology and diet book by TV personality Maria Shaw; and a book that celebrates the career of NBA great Reggie Miller.

Unique Insights for New Parents – New Book Reveals Ancient Japanese Strategy Secrets for Modern Babies

SAN JOSE, CA – Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Often called a miracle of life, a baby has powers that are enigmatic and go beyond what would be suspected from something so small. How is it possible for a baby to develop so rapidly? What are the secrets to its hold over its parents? What is going on behind those innocent little eyes? Some insights to these questions and more can be found in ‘Way of the Baby: A Book of Five Grins’ (ISBN: 0595358853, iUniverse), a unique and artistic view into strategies and techniques babies use to grow and gain mastery over their parents, written by Brian Hutchins and available from SamuraiBaby.com.

New Children’s Book by Julie Akerson Chicos Will Bring Children on an Endearing Journey of Self-Worth

BOSTON, MA – Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Julie Akerson Chicos today announced the publication of her new book, ‘The Life of Riley the Cat’ (ISBN: 1412058589), a picture book from Trafford Publishing designed to help kids learn self esteem, tolerance and responsibility.

Controversial Sculptor Daniel Edwards Featured on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, CA – Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sculptor Daniel Edwards, who recently held a controversial exhibition at New York’s First Street Gallery, that made the front page of the NY Times arts section, and raised the eyebrows of sports fans because of Ted Williams’ ‘Death Mask’ is the featured guest on the latest Send2Press entertainment Podcast. The Podcast is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons.

New Book on Strategies for Differentiated Instruction for Learning Disabled and ESL Students Provides Insight to Improving Public Education

LOS ANGELES, CA – Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Universal Publishers today announced the publication of ‘Success Education: Differentiated Curriculum Strategies for ESL and Learning Disabled Students’ (ISBN 1-58112-498-8), by Steve P. Jefferson, Ed. D. and Bettye Sweet, M.S., a book filled with ‘reality based’ classroom strategies that can create a positive learning environment for today’s learners.

New Leadership Book Provides Strategies for Becoming an ‘Integrated Leader’

MARBLEHEAD, MA – Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s time to read what a woman thinks about leadership for both men and women. Men write hundreds of books on leadership. And women write hundreds of books about women’s leadership. But Coaching Yourself to Leadership: Five Key Strategies for Becoming an Integrated Leader (HRD Press, 2006 – ISBN 0-87425-8693) by Ginny O’Brien, MS, PCC, is filled with wisdom and insights on ways for people to turn themselves into ‘integrated leaders.’

CD Baby and Independent Musicians Donate $165,000 in CD Sales to Red Cross

PORTLAND, OR – Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) announced today that they raised a total of $165,000 over the past 7 weeks in concert with independent musicians and record labels who banded together to donate proceeds from their online CD music sales. The funds raised were sent directly to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund through the Portland Oregon branch.

Five Tips for Battling an Illness

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The author of a compelling medical memoir says patients dealing with illness need to know there are important options that go beyond simply following medical advice. ‘There’s more to healing than being a passive participant,’ says Kay Day, author of Killing Earl (Ocean Publishing, $16.95, ISBN: 0971764190). Day says she learned more than she ever really wanted to know about dealing with a medical situation. Her 12-year-old daughter suffered from an illness that stumped physicians for over a year.

Unique Internet Name Once Owned by Bin Laden, Which Expired on 9-11-01, Now Promotes Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — shrimpo LLC and Christopher Curry have made news previously when it announced that it had created a unique procedure to take control of the official Bin Laden family website, saudi-binladin-group.com, for which the domain registration expired simultaneously with the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

Chicago Hopeless by Shirley Thompson Publishes Today From PublishAmerica

DULUTH, MN – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shirley Thompson today announced the publication of her book ‘Chicago Hopeless’ from PublishAmerica. In a style that is reminiscent of Erma Bombeck, ‘Chicago Hopeless’ ($13.95, ISBN: 1413787711), tells the true story of what happens when three sisters are turned loose in Chicago in search of a happy ending.

TVHound Launches Interactive Television Guide for TV Fans and Couch Potatoes

NEW YORK, NY – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TVHound LLC today announced the launch of their interactive online television guide that allows TV fans to ‘sniff out’ when their favorite shows, stars, subjects and genres are on TV. TVHound(TM) will also send email to registered users to let fans know when future airtimes featuring their favorite search items become available.

Enjoy Your Digital Music Library, with The Savvy Guide to Digital Music

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the September 2005 release of The Savvy Guide To Digital Music, ISBN 0-7906-1317-4.

Dieting With the Stars – You’ve Tried Every Diet Under the Sun but This One!

DETROIT, MI – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maria Shaw navigates us through the galaxy of her weight loss world with her latest book, ‘Maria Shaw’s Astro Diet’ (ISBN: 9-780970-483485). ‘No diet works the same for everyone,’ explains Maria. ‘That’s why a Sagittarius can lose 10 pounds on Atkins but a Gemini may gain weight. To lose weight and keep it off, it’s best to look at the zodiac signs’ personality, psychological and physical attributes.’ Maria is no stranger when it comes to doling out sage advice. Her weekly forecasts have reached 69 million homes on the TV Guide Channel. She’s appeared on Fox News, VH1, and E Entertainment.

Relive the Memories with Reggie Miller: Shooting Star

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After 18 glorious seasons with the Indiana Pacers, Reggie Miller finally retired. His final season was a memorable one, with Miller’s playing inspired. Relive those memories with ‘Reggie Miller: Shooting Star’ (ISBN 0-7906-1318-2) from Indy-Tech Publishing.