LOS ANGELES /California 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 […]
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HOLLYWOOD /California 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 […]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California 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, […]
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.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The FealGood Foundation, a non-profit organization that advocates for sick and dying 9/11 Ground Zero First Responders, will hold the FealGood Charity Ball on Friday, September 11, 2009 at New Jersey’s Trump National Golf Club Colts Neck. The event has a star-studded celebrity guest list including many professional athletes.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the first 25 film and television productions to qualify for the film and television production incentive the Governor signed into law on February 20, 2009. The Governor fought for economic stimulus measures including this substantial new job and business retention incentive program earlier this year. […]
LONDON, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SentForever are letting people transmit free messages into deep space through their Web site to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the moon landings. When transmitted, these messages travel at the speed of light, which is 670 million miles per hour. After just 8 minutes the messages pass by the sun and 5 1/2 hours later pass Pluto. In just 14 hours the messages overtake the Voyager 1 probe, which is the most distant man-made object from Earth.
SUMTER, S.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recipe-Robot, a newly-launched Web site, announces a service that not only saves people money, but also gives them easy access to copycat recipes so they can cook their favorite restaurant-quality meals at home.
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Christopher Simmons’ “Fractopia” (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover – limited edition, Neotrope Press), collects the best of Simmons’ abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book. Some of the […]
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIVE with Regis and Kelly’s producers are kicking-off a nationwide search for the best grill recipe and they’re asking their viewers for help with the ‘Ultimate Hometown Grill Off.’ One regional chef has a good chance, but needs your help. Erich Soll, Executive Chef at BONE FIRE Smokehouse in Downtown Kingsport, Tenn., has been selected as having one of the top 5 ribs recipes in the nation, with his succulent Smoked Ribs with Fightin’ Irish Whiskey Sauce.
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reality TV celebs Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag spoke to broadcaster Alex Jones on his nationally syndicated radio/TV show, ‘The Alex Jones Show,’ about how Alex’s video documentaries had awakened them to alleged government-sponsored terrorism, microchips, and the New World Order. Alex Jones is a nationally syndicated broadcaster and documentary filmmaker. An alternative media icon, he is frequently cited to be the leader of the September 11th Truth Movement.
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LegalizeFerrets.org, an organization of people interested in legalizing ferrets in California, is conducting their second annual YouTube Video Contest. Nine videos have been entered and the only prize is $500 cash. Legalize Ferrets is conducting an Environmental Impact Report as required from the California Department of Fish and Game. Their mailing list and support continue to grow and the video contest is a great expression of the hope, pain and fear California ferret enthusiasts live with.
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, Publishers Newswire(TM), has announced its latest semi-annual “Books to Bookmark” list, for the first half of 2009. This list is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not […]
REDONDO BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope(R) Press announced today the publication of the limited edition of “Fractopia” (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover), by digital artist Christopher Laird Simmons. The book collects the best of Simmons’ abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mutiny Pictures (MutinyPictures.net), a Los Angeles-based film company specializing in online branded entertainment and webisode production, made several company announcements through founder Michael Pierce on recent high-profile projects that showcase their branding capabilities and post-production expertise. Mutiny Pictures director Kenny Stoff recently teamed up with U2 to document the […]
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Linbrook Press announces a new novel, “The Dawn of Saudi” (ISBN: 978-0977-978-014), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released June 22, 2009. Homa had a desire to write a novel that would depict what life is like for women in Saudi Arabia. The Dawn of Saudi combines real-life […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Golosio Music Publishing (www.golosio.com) is just a few months old but it has discovered a new way to expand its catalog of songs. The rhythm tracks for a new groove song were created in the Los Angeles studio of John Scott G and then sent to Golosio songwriters, Doug […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Just a few minutes drive from Brad Pitt’s hometown, a new home currently under construction is using the inspiration of Brad Pitt and his love interest Angelina Jolie to help create its “inner curb appeal” in order to be competitive in the tough housing market. Named “The Brangelina,” the […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Sit ‘n Sleep announces its sponsorship of SleepBook.com – a new educational web site designed to educate people about the importance of quality sleep. Site visitors are encouraged to take a short, but comprehensive survey about their sleep habits. Once the survey is complete, a free, customized “Sleep Book” […]
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — While publishers around the world are restructuring and ceasing production of popular magazines, art and crafting publisher Stampington & Company has been developing new titles to add to their family of publications. In 2009, they will launch a total of eight new titles, which will account for 12 of […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — For a man who will be 70 next year, singer/songwriter extraordinaire Leon Ware is working up a storm! Still promoting his acclaimed Stax Records debut, Moon Ride, featuring the divine new single “Hold Tonight,” Ware is also taking a moment to reflect long and deep on his hallowed history with […]
PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A new e-book, available free from No Map. No Guide. No Limits.™, offers entertaining storytelling, thought-provoking ideas, and practical advice on surviving-and thriving-in uncertain times and circumstances. In “Surviving Uncertainty: Taking a Hero’s Journey,” (ISBN: 978-1-4276-3955-4) adventure writer Lane Wallace applies what she’s learned in the school of adventure […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Starlight Children’s Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu is the new national spokesperson for the nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities. “Corbin has been a tireless supporter […]
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music promoter and former record label VP, David Kronemyer to its editorial staff. Kronemyer will contribute expertise on issues related to the business of artist management, music and independent film, as well as a regular column on “Deconstructing Pop Culture.” Music Industry Newswire™ is […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — New products from Museum of Robots (www.museumofrobots.com) introduced at the International Home + Housewares Show 2009 have been selected as “Cool Products for the Home” by BusinessWeek. Recognized as among the most innovative product introductions are the Recycled PET Felt Collection and Flying Saucer Bowl Set. Says Museum of […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Audiolife, an Artist Services platform designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has announced that it will officially sponsor The PureVolume House in Austin, Texas. The sponsorship will provide Audiolife with the opportunity to offer its groundbreaking web-platform to PureVolume’s extensive list of indie […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Lightning Pictures LLC announced today that, on Wednesday, March 25th, 2009, Hollywood joins Washington in honoring our nation’s military and the families who support them. The event pays particular tribute to those exemplary Americans who have given their lives in the service of America and to their families who […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Audiolife, the Los Angeles-based Artist Services Company responsible for the development of a new media web-platform specifically designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has released an in-depth report of findings on the future of selling CDs online. The report, “The New Way to Sell CDs […]
SILVERADO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The credit crisis is on everyone’s minds. But, complicated media jargon is nothing more than mumbo jumbo to the average person on the street. That’s why author Tony Pallante has written a book that clearly defines the current credit crisis, “From Your Wallets to Their Pockets” (ISBN: 978-1440108044, hardcover). “I […]
SYDNEY, Australia, and LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The company Greedystockbroker.com has launched its new pet chew toy “The Greedy Stockbroker” which has a very similar look to Gordon Gekko and Bernie Madoff. The Greedy Stock Broker, which sells for $17.95, is the latest pet product introduced by Anthony Russell, who is a self-described […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Starlight Children’s Foundation (starlight.org) will present Teri Hatcher with its 2009 “Heart of Gold Award” at the organization’s annual “A Stellar Night” gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen, on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 7 p.m. at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Starlight’s “Jacki Carlish Humanitarian of the Year Award” […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Reckon Memoir, a pop/rock band originally from Orange County, Calif., established in the year 2007, announced today the release of their first self entitled EP which features four songs from their repertoire. This four song preview to their upcoming album includes songs Domino Effect, Just Leave, Shattered, and Blindfolded; […]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Auto makers and banks aren’t the only big businesses suffering in today’s grim economy. Declining sales have forced major book publishers to severely cut back on staffing and drop many of their regular authors. Once considered a dirty little secret of the publishing industry, vanity presses and self-publishers like […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Millions of Americas are currently unemployed with hundreds of thousands being added to the unemployment roles monthly. Michael Phelps is obviously not unemployed, but he has been fired by Kellogg’s as their spokesman. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is calling for […]
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Since the launch of Belle Armoire magazine in 2001, art and crafting publisher Stampington & Company has been at the forefront of emerging trends in wearable art. Through special publications, such as Altered Couture, Haute Handbags and Belle Armoire Jewelry, they have continued to explore artistic movements within the […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The winners are in! Chop Shop’s Alexandra Patsavas, Live Nation’s Creighton Burke and Universal Music & Video Distribution’s Jim Urie won by a landslide in the 2009 Best of the Biz List from NARIP (National Association of Record Industry Professionals), which recognizes excellence and high professional standards in our business. […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Luminary drummer and hip-hop producer Karriem Riggins will be in good company, performing with Herbie Hancock, Elton John, and Diana Krall on Sundance’s new series “Spectacle: Elvis Costello With….” Riggins was called upon to play drums on two of the season’s episodes, first with Herbie Hancock (airing February 4th […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Hitt Music Group is happy to announce the continuing success of their collaboration with American Airlines and Beat Marketing. HMG artists are now appearing exclusively on two separate channels as part of AA’s in-flight entertainment. Music from Black Market Corp., Patrick Leonard, Nathan Morris, Kevin Lint, Avowed, Nothing Ever Stays, […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — As the economy continues to spiral downward, and cost efficiency takes center stage with every industry from finance to fashion, the young entrepreneurs behind Audiolife (www.Audiolife.com) could not have chosen a better climate to launch their groundbreaking technology and web-platform specifically designed to empower artists to make money. Not […]
GILROY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — “It is never too late for a second chance at love,” says Patricia Bubash, Licensed Professional Counselor and author of a new book, “Successful Second Marriages” (ISBN 978-1-58909-563-2), published by Bookstand Publishing. “Having experienced a failed second marriage, I wondered why so few second marriages work,” says Bubash, who has […]