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Page 71 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



New Board Game Features Celebrity Criminals and Liberals

ANNAPOLIS, MD. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WelfareGame.com announced today a new board game ‘Capital Punishment’ with Celebrity Criminals and Liberals. It has also re-released the controversial board game, ‘Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?’ as a downloadable file, originally banned in the 80’s.

Waymon Lefall Brings a Missing Piece of African American History to Children’s Book, ‘The Legend of Jocko’

BALTIMORE, MD – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — His book shares the little known, inspirational story of a 12-year-old, African American boy named Jocko who sacrificed his life for our country. According to LeFall, young Jocko’s moment of sacrifice, came just when George Washington faced defeat during the Revolutionary War, and headed across the Delaware River to Trenton, New Jersey to attack the British. As legend goes, Jocko, who had crossed the Delaware earlier along with volunteer troops, offered to guard Washington’s horses so that they would be there waiting for him. Only, by the time Washington made it across the icy river, Jocko had frozen to death.

Welfare Game Banned in the 80’s is Back – Game with Celebrity Criminals and Liberals Also Released

ANNAPOLIS, MD – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WelfareGame.com announced today that it has re-released the controversial board game, ‘Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?’ as a downloadable file. New ‘Game-to-Personal-Printer’ concept introduced.

Holy Pierogi: Fried Image of Christ Sold to Online Casino

POINT PLACE, OH – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adding to an already eclectic collection of religious oddities and other weird items, online casino GoldenPalace.com paid $1,775 USD to win an eBay auction for a pierogi that bears the image of Jesus Christ.

Pro-Pot Republican and Presidential Candidate Publishes Book, ‘9021GROW’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 9021GROW is sure to be one of the most controversial publications of 2005. CraigX has worked with Star magazine and written for High Times magazine and this book, 9021GROW (ISBN-0-9747110-0-4) is a combination of the two genres with a prophetic message. As the owner of America’s premier hemp store, 2000B.C., CraigX was arrested standing up for his Free Speech rights. He went to court with attorney, Eric Shevin, and won the right to call a water pipe a ‘bong.’

Bush’s Plan for Israel to Quit the Gaza Strip Will Ignite Terror in the West Says Israel National Radio’s Rabbi Tovia Singer

NEW YORK, NY – August 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The destruction of twenty-five Jewish communities in Gaza and northern Samaria jeopardizes the security of the United States and its allies, and places the existence of the State of Israel in immanent danger,’ states Rabbi Tovia Singer, host of Israel Nation Radio’s Tovia Singer Show.

The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) Announces Upcoming Annual Benefit Music Festival, Divafest 9

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is pleased to announce the upcoming annual benefit music festival, Divafest 9, which will take place on September 17th-18th at The Inn at the Willows in Guerneville, California. The institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting women and girls in music and music related business.

Training Failure Translates Into Squandered Capital That No Company Can Afford to Lose in Next Decade – People

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington-based training and consulting company, VIP Innovations announced today, the imminent release of ‘Conversations in Success’ (ISBN1-932863-85-0), a new book that features in-depth interviews with accomplished entrepreneurs and business professionals. The book is co-authored by Eva Jenkins, a leading authority on human capital management and the driving force at VIP Staffing and VIP Innovations.

Fresh Apparel Upstart Artificial Flavor Synthesizes New Line of Men’s Underwear Suitable for Mass Consumption

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artificial Flavor, LLC, has announced the release of their debut line of men’s underwear that caters to the fashion-forward set of today’s style conscious man. They are coming off a successful fashion show at San Francisco’s Ruby Skye venue, and have just launched their ecommerce website bolstered by a dedicated email campaign designed to drive customers to the site.

100 Painted Cows Storm Florida – Better to Paint Cows Than Eat Them

SARASOTA, Fla. – August 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A surreal display of marketing creativity can be seen 2.3 miles east of I-75 on Fruitville Rd. in Sarasota, Florida – 100 cows grazing in a field, with a website address painted on their bodies and several even painted completely purple. No, this isn’t an excerpt from a Hunter S. Thompson novel; it’s the latest and most unusual marketing campaign by GoldenPalace.com.

Exciting New Book Untangles the Mystery of How to Be a Top Producing Sales Professional

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – August 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Strategic Sales Closers LLC today announced the publication of a new book ‘The Sales Superstar Bible – Everything You Need To Know To Be The Top Producing Sales Professional In Your Company.’ This book demystifies and simplifies the world of professional sales, says author Michael Leppo.

95North Recording Corporation Tears Up a New Road in Music History

SWANZEY, NH – August 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 95North Recording Corporation tears up a new road in music history. Their latest CD, ‘Fins, Chrome, and the Open Road – A Tribute to the Cadillac’ races into history with a unique license. For the first time in the automobile giant’s 100+ years, General Motors Corporation has endorsed a music project in tribute to their famous Cadillac. Their decision to embrace this project was based on the incredible pool of talent, as well as the high standards of music production held at 95North Records.

Best-selling Author Celebrates New Website with Free Audio Book Giveaway

DALLAS, TX – August 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marcus A. Parker is celebrating the release of his all new website, marcusaparker.com, by offering signed copies of his best-selling book ‘The Product’ for those who purchase online. ‘The Product’ which has been hailed as the African American version of The Purpose Driven Life also comes with a FREE Audio book.

When Motherhood Tears Friendship Apart – Friendship Day Launch for Dual Momoir about Breaking Up Over Baby

OAKLAND, Calif. – July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Friendship Day is just around the corner. August 7th is a time to celebrate that special human bond Woodrow Wilson called ‘the only cement that holds the world together.’ But what happens when that cement begins to crack under the strain of childbirth? Does Sisterhood stand a chance against Parenthood? That was the question that inspired Linda Cohen and Joan Bechtel to write ‘Motherhood Confidential, The Strange Disappearance of My Best Friend, a Rashomon-style Odyssey of Trials by Parenthood’ from SocioPathways.

Fastest Talking Woman Takes Record-Breaking Dive to Titanic Wreckage

ST. JOHNS, CANADA – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The world’s fastest talking woman Fran Capo took the dive of her life on July 10 when she descended 2 1/2 miles under the Atlantic Ocean to say a speedy prayer for the victims of the infamous Titanic. Capo was sponsored by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.

Principal Broker Online Appoints New Editor-in-Chief

PORTLAND, Ore. – July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Principal Broker Online, a new and innovative on-line publication dedicated to the Real Estate industry, has appointed Darity Wesley, as their Editor-in-Chief. Ms. Wesley who is Chief Executive Officer and Legal Counsel of Privacy Solutions, Inc. is a 20 year veteran of the public record and real estate information industry.

Interactive Voices Goes Podcasting in the Apple iTunes Podcast Directory

TORONTO, Canada – July 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interactive Voices, provider of voice-over services, has launched their own podcast, an audio presentation, to serve voice-over talents in a new and dynamic way. Interactive Voices is sharing their insight with professional voice talents, serving up voice-over news and events, voice-over related business ideas, technology reviews, answering questions submitted to the show about voice-overs and providing talent with a show to call their own from a company they can trust

Tailgating: Any Other Outdoor Meal is Just a Picnic: ‘The Ultimate Tailgater’s Handbook’ is Filled With Humor, History, and Tips

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tailgating is not a spectator’s sport. And don’t you dare call it a picnic. It’s a roll-up-your-sleeves, pre-game right-of-passage for sports fans across America. But what makes tailgating unique? For Stephen Linn, author of ‘The Ultimate Tailgater’s Handbook’ (Rutledge Hill Press, August 2005, ISBN: 1-4016-0224-X, Price: $14.99), tailgating combines athletic competition with the All-U-Can Eat Buffet in a way that no other pastime does. Linn’s fascination with this pastime led to a surprisingly practical book that offers a sweeping exploration of tailgating.

Brisvegas Bikinis Begin Bold Brand for the Global Market

BRISBANE, Australia – July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Australia’s newest sexy swimwear company, Brisvegas Bikinis (www.brisvegasbikinis.com) will lead the world in swimwear trends with the recent launch of its 2005/6 summer range. This inaugural range is the most exciting yet to hit the global bikini market. The opening season’s bikinis include a choice of two hip huggers and numerous micro Brazilian bikinis.

Indy-Tech Publishing Announces The Savvy Guide to Fantasy Sports

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the June release of The Savvy Guide to Fantasy Sports, ISBN 0-7906-1313-1. This book is the 3rd in Indy-Tech Publishing’s new ‘Savvy Guide to’ series. This series of books is crafted with the savvy consumer in mind.

Bulls Eager for Rodman’s Return – NBA Legend Runs With Pamplona Bulls for Charity

PAMPLONA, Spain – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although notorious basketball legend Dennis Rodman’s return to the bulls won’t win him another NBA championship, it did raise money and awareness for a much-deserving charity, as the ‘Worm’ participated in his second Running of the Bulls event sponsored by Internet casino GoldenPalace.com.

High Risk Security Contractors Under Attack in Iraq! ‘The Contractor’ New in Paperback by R. Saint Hilaire

GLASTONBURY, CT – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High Risk Security Contractors who work for firms hired by the U.S. Government are being specifically targeted in Iraq! Over 400 contractors have died in Iraq over the last two years, and latest reports show that they are being specifically targeted for assassination. R. Saint Hilaire, published by iUniverse, Inc., the leading provider of publishing technology solutions for authors, announced today the release of ‘The Contractor’ (ISBN: 0-595-35535-8).

Dennis Rodman Crosses Line with Wife – Basketball Legend and Online Casino Team up for Wife-Carrying Contest

SONKAJARVI, Finland – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As an NBA legend, notorious party animal, headline-grabbing celebrity, wrestler, poker player, and talk-show host, Dennis Rodman has done it all. Except lend his unique brand of shock value to the 2005 Wife Carrying World Championships. Now ‘The Worm’ proves there’s a first time for everything.

Unusual New Book Just in Time for National Recreation and Parks Month

NORRIS, MT – July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Raven Publishing, Inc., which specializes in children’s issues and fiction that features life in the western United States, introduces ‘FERGUS, THE SOCCER-PLAYING COLT’ (ISBN 0-9714161-7-6) coinciding with National Recreation and Parks Month. This witty, tongue-in-cheek novel about a very unusual young colt will encourage children to dare to be different and follow their dreams. By launching the book mid-summer, FERGUS offers children vivid characterizations and page-turning adventures while away from classroom pressures and free to explore and expand their identities.

New Book Surpasses South Park, Beavis and Butthead for Grotesque Disrespect and Anecdotal Blowouts

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bitblasters Gargantus Incorporated (www.BitblastersDVD.com) has just published CHICKEN POOP FROM THE HOLE (ISBN 0-9768004-1-1) by Lavanimal, The Repulsive One, King of Disgust! Retail price is $11.95. Lavanimal defines toilet humor like Elvis defined Rock and Roll. Absolutely unplugged and unstoppable, this book is beyond offensive!

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Caught in the Act – Celebrities’ Air Captured at Mr. & Mrs. Smith Premiere

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those that have always dreamed of breathing the air of the rich and famous comes the one and only ‘Celebrity Jar’ containing the air of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The Jar was sold for $529.99 on eBay to notorious collector of pop culture merchandise GoldenPalace.com.

Shakespeare Sonnets Solved, Author Claims

NYACK, NY – June 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For nearly four centuries the Shakespeare sonnets of 1609 have posed the greatest puzzle in the history of English literature, but author Hank Whittemore claimed today that the age-old riddle has been solved. The solution, he said, is demonstrated in his new 900-page edition The Monument: ‘Shake-Speares Sonnets’ by Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford (ISBN: 0-9665564-5-3, Meadow Geese Press), for which he will receive the Distinguished Scholarship Award of 2006 at the Shakespeare Authorship Studies Conference in Concordia University, Portland, Oregon.

Key Item of JFK Conspiracy Sold on Internet – Picket Fence from Dealey Plaza Now Owned by Internet Casino

SEAFORD, NY – June 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A piece from one of the most infamous and tragic events in American history has been auctioned off to Internet casino GoldenPalace.com for $32,664.47. The white picket fence from the famous grassy knoll where the supposed second shooter assassinated President John F. Kennedy was sold through Lelands.com, an auction site specializing in sports and Americana memorabilia.

Solo Performer Show Controller 2.4 Increases Play List Flexibility for Musicians Who Improvise Their Set Lists While Performing

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 2.4. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system consists of a six-button foot controller that connects to a computer via USB, and software that runs on Windows and Macintosh.

Author Explores Debate Over Whales in Fishing Gear – Tensions Rise Amid Whale Deaths, Lawsuits, and Proposed Regulations

BAR HARBOR, ME – June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several endangered right whales have been found dead in recent months, prompting federal officials to move quickly to propose sweeping new regulations on fisheries and shipping. Whale advocates and fishermen are again at odds in the debate over the critically endangered whale. In her new book, ‘Entanglements: The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen,’ Tora Johnson digs into the conflict over whale protection and lends insight into new developments. On tour this summer, Johnson will offer background on the issue and discuss recent developments.

Jesus Found Plastered in Man’s Bathroom

PITTSBURGH, PA – June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino famous for outrageous eBay purchases, has acquired a water-stained piece of plaster from a Pittsburgh man’s bathroom that bears a remarkable resemblance to the image of Jesus Christ. GoldenPalace.com spent $1,999.99 for the divine stain.

‘Iran and America: Rekindling a Love Lost’ by Iran Expert Urges Us to Give Peace a Chance

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — East-West Understanding Press today announced the publication of ‘Iran and America: Rekindling a Love Lost’ (ISBN: 0974217204) by Dr. Badi Badiozamani, an Iranian-American scholar who has lived half of his life in the United States. The book is a historical analysis of the relationship between these two great nations. It calls for a rejuvenation of the friendship between Iran and America.

George Washington, Other Military Sculptures will Bivouac at Boston Expo

BOSTON, Mass. – June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A three-day exhibit of Historical Figures(R) by artist and historian George Stuart will open on Friday July 1, 2005 at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The sixteen sculptures are quarter life-sized, highly detailed, three-dimensional portraits of history’s most famous as well as notorious military figures. Stuart’s work will be featured as part of the World Model Soldiers Exposition. At a seminar on Saturday July 2, the California artist will discuss his work and techniques.

Organist Keith Thompson plays THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER VARIATIONS by Dudley Buck in SF Concert June 25 and 26

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Keith Thompson will play music including popular composers, Elgar, Pachelbel, Brahms, Gershwin, Rodgers and Buck on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on the June 25 – 26 weekend, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, (www.echoesofheaven.com) announced today.

News Broadcasters Worldwide Choose INTELLIscribe 3.2 for News Script Printing

IDAHO FALLS, ID – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brooks Internet Software, Inc. (www.brooksnet.com) today announced the immediate availability of INTELLIscribe(R) 3.2, a program designed to make document distribution and printer management simple and inexpensive.

Book Offers New Perspective on the Distracted-Driving Issue with Life Saving Ideas from Scientists and Top Driving Instructors

CHAPEL HILL, NC – June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Know a distracted driver… chatting on a cell phone, eating a fast food meal, or reaching into the back seat to deal with kids? Recommending ‘Disciplined Attention: How to Improve Your Visual Attention When You Drive’ (ISBN: 0-942267-29-X) from Profile Press could save their life (www.disciplined-attention.com).

Tower Records Announces Exclusive In-Store Appearance by Don Omar at New York Lincoln Center Location on Friday, June 10th

NEW YORK CITY, NY – June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Having taken a break to enjoy the success of his last release, 2004’s ‘The Last Don: Live,’ Don Omar is ready to get back to the music. The popular reggaeton artist will be promoting his latest release, ‘Los Bandoleros,’ at the Tower Records Lincoln Center location this Friday, June 10th at 5pm.

Readers Tell of Healing Powers in Innovative New Book

PETALUMA, Calif. – June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Children’s book, guided meditation, or a spiritual epiphany? This new, award winning book from Soul Moments Publishing takes on new meaning as readers and national reviewers all agree: author, artist Shirley Ryan’s book ‘Searching for the Waters of Antiquity’ (ISBN: 0975419609) is a powerful source of renewal, spiritual energy and healing.

RJ Communications to Launch Publishing Basics Radio and Podcast

NEW YORK, NY – Book Expo America – June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RJ Communications, a New York based publishing services company, announced today the launch of Publishing Basics Radio, a program aimed at educating the fast growing self-publishing market. The show’s subtitle, ‘Helping you navigate the self publishing minefield,’ says it all. Publishing Basics Radio is hosted by Ron Pramschufer, a 35-year industry professional with a penchant for plain, straight talk. The show is available at www.WBJBRadio.com where it is streamed on-demand.

Le Book Moderne Giggles Early at Tattered Cover

DENVER, Colo. – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Le Book Moderne, LLC (www.lebookmoderne.com) announced today that the first GiggleTin(TM), artfully decorated tins containing an illustrated children’s story coupled with an audio CD of original songs and interactive content, will now be available at all Tattered Cover stores (www.tatteredcover.com) on June 5, 2005. The release date is a full two weeks earlier than the date they had initially planned for.