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Pop Culture News – including celebrity, offbeat, viral, and other popular culture topics, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


7th Annual DIA DE LOS MUERTOS EVENT to Exhibit 50 Altars, Showcase Local Artists

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The largest annual Day of the Dead celebration in Texas, Día de los Muertos (Muertos Fest) will feature the largest open altar exhibit and artistic competition at the 7th annual event on Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27 at Hemisfair.

Aaron Ozee Loses Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ Inside Bermuda Triangle

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), has partnered with independent aviation consultants to send a printed copy of his esteemed parable into the mythical depth of the Bermuda Triangle.

Gallospole Releases The World Premiere Music Video, TARAC WIPPP, Revisiting Too Fat To Fly In The Case of Kevin Smith v. Southwest Air

DREXEL HILL, Pa., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 19, Gallospole will premiere his long-awaited music video, TARAC WIPPP. An acronym for The American Right for Adequate Chair Width In Public & Private Places, TARAC WIPPP is a political allegory performed by Gallospole and his team of puppetized lobbyists advocating for suitable seating on behalf of Americans with metabolic differences, or clinically known as, obese Americans.

‘Blair Witch Project’ 20th Anniversary Screening Planned for Oct. 18 in Maryland

FREDERICK, Md., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, announces its participation with Eduardo Sanchez, co-director of the “The Blair Witch Project,” to bring his critically-acclaimed motion picture back to the big screen for one night in a special 20th anniversary screening, on October 18, in Frederick, Maryland, at the Weinberg Center for the Arts.

Political Satirist, Gallospole, Sizes Up the Weaponization of Chairs with the World Premiere Music Video, TARAC WIPPP

DREXEL HILL, Pa., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 19, Gallospole will premiere his long-awaited music video, TARAC WIPPP. An acronym for The American Right for Adequate Chair Width In Public & Private Places, TARAC WIPPP is a political allegory performed by Gallospole and his team of puppetized lobbyists advocating for suitable seating on behalf of Americans with metabolic differences, or clinically known as, obese Americans.

Aaron Ozee Guides Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ Across Mount Everest

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, bestselling author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), partnered with select tourist operations in Kathmandu, Nepal to bring a printed copy of his famed tale with them during their procession of Base Camp on Mount Everest.

Running of The Bulls Gets Lucky for 13th Edition – San Fermin in Nueva Orleans runs July 12-14 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC and its revelers GET LUCKY for the 13th edition of New Orleans’ favorite summer bash known as San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, aka The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. A legendary local band reunites for a rare return to ROCK.

Aaron Ozee Sends Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ Into Space

CHICAGO, Ill., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Space is an uncharted frontier equipped with mysteries beyond our understanding of what is or will ever be possible. Aaron Ozee, bestselling author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 9781387010790), has partnered with Orbit Pics to launch a printed copy of his book into space. (VIDEO)

MELANIA: The Cyberwoman – The First Sketch Show Inspired by the First Lady Comes to The Pit Striker in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dominican born actress Liz Thomas, is the first woman to write and star in a Sketch Show inspired by the First Lady Melania Trump. The Show is called “Melania: The Cyberwoman.” Directed by Kim Parker. Other cast members are Seneca Lawrence and Zack Gafin.

Nashville-based Otherworld Encounter returns for an encore exhibit at the Nashville Fairgrounds

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Otherworld Encounter will bring their 10,000 square foot immersive art experience back to the Nashville Fairgrounds for a limited engagement July 5-21, 2019. A team of 13 Nashville-based artists designed, developed and operated the exhibit for its debut this past winter.

New Book ‘Total Sh*t Donald Trump’ Skewers the President

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Paul Orwell’s new book “Total Sh*t Donald Trump” (ISBN: 978-1733807302; ppb; Oceania Press) released today on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple and many other platforms, makes the case that the president is, in a sense, “the physical embodiment of our nation’s collective excrement” and that “we citizens have a duty to flush it, not just shovel it.”

Commander in Crap Creator Achieves Huge Success with Trump Toilet Brush

ENCINITAS, Calif., April 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michelle Rubel, owner of SpacedOutDesigns and the inventor and creator of Commander in Crap(TM), is helping make toilets great again(TM) with her viral invention, a Donald Trump toilet brush that American and international customers are gladly grabbing to clean up their crap.

Artist XVALA Defaces Banksy Steve Jobs Mural to Make a Point in MEME PARTY

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American artist XVALA will open his MEME PARTY campaign with an extreme modification of Banksy’s mural painting of Steve Jobs in Calais, France, known as “The Son of a Migrant from Syria”. XVALA will unveil his work at an event on April 27, 2019 in the Bowery. All pieces in the campaign make use of a variety of politically-charged and often controversial memes.

Stuttering Comedian and Author to Headline Punch Line Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stuttering stand-up comic Nina G will have the top spot at the Invisible Disabilities Comedy Show at the Sacramento Punch Line on Sunday, January 27 2019! Author of the forthcoming book “Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen,” Nina’s comedy is funny, revealing, unapologetic, and always a window to her experience as a person who stutters. Through humor, Nina G is challenging now people think of stuttering.

Real Life Urban Superhero DangerMan Will Tribute Comic Book Legend Stan Lee at Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee.

Imagine John Lennon at 78, Helping to End Hunger, One License Plate at a Time

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today would have marked the 78th birthday of John Lennon, and his legacy is still helping to “Imagine there’s no hunger,” in California, Florida and throughout the U.S. Yoko Ono Lennon has kindly authorized the use of the iconic self-portrait image to help the California Association of Food Banks and Feeding Florida in their ongoing fight to end hunger.

Director Troy Rowland to Shoot ‘DangerMan Returns’ the Black Superhero Film Sequel

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It will be lights, camera and a lot of action as DangerMan, America’s Real Life Black Superhero, gears up to shoot the sequel to his original film release. “DangerMan Returns” will be directed by Troy Michael Rowland, a veteran entertainment specialist whose credits include Disney, Amazon and TV One. Roger I. Tinsley, CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, will executive produce the film.

‘The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane’ debuts at Noir At The Bar

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Rex Weiner will debut “The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane” (ISBN: 978-1945572807) his gritty tales featuring private eye Ford Fairlane, the music industry’s “rock n roll detective,” at Noir At The Bar on June 10 at 7 p.m. The event brings together crime fiction fans with crime fiction authors reading from their work at the Mandrake Bar, Los Angeles.

Universal FanCon is First Large-Scale Event to Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion of Fans and Fandoms April 27-29, 2018

BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inaugural Universal FanCon is the first large-scale, inclusive event that celebrates the diversity of fans, fandom and true needs of those who love pop culture. This year’s event will help benefit relevant causes, including Geek Club Books Charity for Autism. Coming to Baltimore, Maryland, April 27-29, 2018.

California Launches John Lennon ‘Imagine’ License Plate Program to Help End Hunger in California, One Plate at a Time

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) has commenced the pre-sale to put the iconic self-portrait image of John Lennon on California license plates which will help fund the state’s food banks. The special license plate features the famous John Lennon self-portrait image and the slogan, “IMAGINE no hunger.” Proceeds from sales will be administered by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and distributed to the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) to be utilized throughout the state of California for food bank programs.

New Furry Friend Pet Selfie Stick-It Kit Benefits Animal Causes

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Get in the picture with your pets using Pet Selfie Stick-It, a new invention from Fromm Works, Inc. that conditions pets to look at a smartphone located up to 20-feet away. Utilizing Pavlovian conditioning the kit includes a treat tray that holds the pet’s favorite treat.

Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan Honors Community Activists at 2nd Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan, will once again honor the heroics of local community activists at the 2nd Annual 2017 DangerMan Hero Awards Show, to be held the evening of Saturday, December 9 at the California African American Museum (CAAM), The highly anticipated event will begin at 6 p.m. with a red carpet and VIP reception, produced by actor, mentor and philanthropist Roger I. Tinsley.

DangerMan The Urban Superhero Releases Super Suit Costume For Halloween

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Halloween night just got safer! America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan, will roam the streets trick-or-treating with the likes of Superman, Batman and Spider-Man as the new DangerMan Super Suit is now available for kids! Actor and mentor Roger I. Tinsley, the founder of the DangerMan Urban Superhero brand and CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, has released the new costume just in time for the holidays.

Recent Social Unrest Inspires ‘Fear Google’ Artist to ‘Grave Rob’ Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee for Work of Art

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ground-breaking work of art by the “Fear Google” artist XVALA is set to be debuted on August 19 during the March on Google in Mountain View, California. Dubbed “The Diversity Belt,” XVALA plans to wear his latest work of art in public at the March On Google to publicly share his point of view regarding Americans’ First Amendment rights.

Moller International Inc. Offers to Sell its Original M400 Skycar

DIXON, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moller International is offering to sell its original M400 Skycar(R) via public auction as a centerpiece of any car or aircraft collection in a public or private museum. It is the world’s first true VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) “Flying Car” to be demonstrated. It is very prevalent on Google and YouTube under M400 Skycar.

Vintage Event Coming to North Carolina State Fairgrounds Will Create Nostalgic Experience

RALEIGH, N.C., July 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first-annual retro event, Vintage Fan Fair will be held on November 10-11, 2017 (Veterans Day holiday) indoors at the Holshauser Building at the NC State Fairgrounds. The event is produced by The Vintage Lifestyle Experience, LLC and Celebrating Nostalgia(TM) will be the theme. This special event features a marketplace of vendors, vintage camper showcase, pop-up entertainment and retro activities.

BlogPaws 2017 Conference Lets the Cats Out of the Bag – Features Pop Culture Presence for Felines

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., April 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone knows “cats rule,” not only online but in millions of feline-loving households. As it turns out, at the upcoming BlogPaws Conference taking place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from May 18-21, 2017, the cat presence will also include several celebrity cats of Instagram, play host to the Cat Writer’s Association, prominent cat brands like PawCulture and feature Hauspanther founder and New York Times best-selling author, Kate Benjamin.

Hellboy Hell Water Selects XXX Distillery LLC of Sevierville and Pigeon Forge Tennessee

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn., April 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dark Horse Comics and Prestige Imports LLC has selected XXX Distillery LLC’s two locations to produce Hellboy Hell Water Cinnamon Whiskey. “We selected these craft distillers based on product quality, production capability and great tasting cinnamon whiskey,” says Tom Cleaver, Prestige Imports LLC founder.

New Cooking App Teaches Kids, Parents and Families Recipes, Nutrition, Health, Wellness through Comics and Animation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Streak Entertainment, LLC has developed a new mobile cooking app that has changed the way kids and families cook, eat, and view food called the Black Streak Kitchen App. Through this app, the company publishes recipes in the form of comics featuring their original characters that teach kids, teens, parents and families about cooking, nutrition, world cultures, health and wellness.

Andy Warhol Discovered as an Honor Roll Student in Document – First Printed Mention of Warhol’s Name

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A newly discovered piece of Andy Warhol History is up for sale by The Metallic Art Gallery on eBay. It shows the great artist’s name as Andrew Warhola in a student honor roll document deserving of an Honorable Mention for his performance in his first semester of the ninth grade at Schenley High School in Pittsburgh.

The Dead of Winter: Mediums at Large Paranormal Seminar and Ghost Hunt Comes to the Plum Tree National Golf Resort

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A host of famous mediums, psychics, ghost hunters, authors and more will gather January 28, 2017 for Chicago Hauntings’ annual “Dead of Winter” paranormal seminar at the Plum Tree National Golf Resort in Woodstock, Illinois. Guest star, Chris Fleming of the Travel Channel’s smash hit, “Ghost Adventures.”

The Best Free Photo Editing App Picas Offers the Most Remarkable Photo Editing Effects

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Picas Inc. recently updated its flagship product Picas to 1.0.3 for iOS and 1.0.4 for Android OS. This free photo editor app can turn your photos into artworks with more than 50 filter effects, and each week Picas adds 1-3 new art filters. Due to its good performance, Play Store featured this photo editing app from Sep. 30 as editors’ choice, which brought more than 300,000 downloads and 4.5 average ratings just in a week.

World’s Biggest Participation Trophy for Trump’s Historic Campaign Run Dedicated in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A nine-foot-tall trophy featuring a large gold and sienna head of Donald J. Trump on a gilded plinth is scheduled to be dedicated in Las Vegas next month before the election. The monumental statue, believed to be the World’s Largest Participation Trophy, in honor of Donald Trump’s presidential run, was sculpted by the commissioned artist Daniel Edwards. The dedication is scheduled for November 4 ,2016, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Michael Phelps and Little Boomer’s Instagram Inspires First Virtual Reality Monument

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist Daniel Edwards will unveil what he believes is the First Virtual Reality Monument, one that honors Michael Phelps’s legacies as Olympian and father, featuring new son Boomer. Unveiling of The First Virtual Reality Monument is scheduled for November at Irv Art gallery in Indianapolis, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Brings to Light Legal Ramifications of Pokemon Go for Users and Property Owners

BRADENTON, Fla., July 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal injury attorney Bernard F. Walsh points out the potential legal consequences of Pokemon Go for both app users and property owners. With the advent of the popular new mobile game Pokemon Go, millions of users are scouring cities, parks, and other publicly accessible areas in a “scavenger hunt” to collect virtual creatures called Pokemon.

Movie Rights to Life Story of Jailed Con Man and Actor Steve Comisar up for Grabs in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Studios love to make movies about con men and audiences have spent over one billion dollars watching these exciting films. Enter Steve Comisar, an actor who has appeared in numerous movies, TV shows, and commercials. He is also a convicted con man finishing the last year of a 15-year prison sentence for fraud.

Johnny Depp Statue Shows Concern for Dogs in Custody Battle with Amber Heard

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Teen sculptor Rodman Edwards has created a statue of Johnny Depp and his dogs in the midst of the actor’s divorce proceedings with wife Amber Heard, portraying the actor as winning custody of their dogs. The sculpture, shown with saddened dogs, is being unveiled by Cory Allen Contemporary Art in St. Petersburg, Florida in August.

Animated Horror Indie Launches Crowdfund

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coverage Ink Films, producers of the animated horror thriller ‘Malevolent’ have launched an IndieGogo campaign. The goal is to reach $45K for finishing funds. The film stars Ray Wise (‘Twin Peaks,’ ‘Robocop’), Morena Baccarin (‘Deadpool,’ ‘Gotham,’ ‘Firefly’), Bill ‘Choptop’ Moseley (‘The Devil’s Rejects,’ ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre II’) and sci-fi legend William Shatner (‘Star Trek,’ ‘Boston Legal’).

Nichelle Nichols Joins Paramount FX Team to Rebuild Starship Enterprise

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Star Trek fans and those with interest in movie history have the chance to ‘boldly go where no man has gone before.’ The original iconic movie model of the USS Enterprise used in the first six Star Trek films is about to be rebuilt, Project Enterprise announced today.

Music Computing releases Ultra HD 4K touchscreen conference table with built-in motorized liquor dispensing bar

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CES 2016 (Hall: Sand G / Booth 82519) — The MotionCOMMAND-T is Music Computing’s line of interactive touchscreen conference tables. Whether it’s in a boardroom or showroom, the MotionCOMMAND-T allows you to communicate more effectively through its interactive features and touch functions. It definitely makes an impactful statement to your presentation.