Fireworks season is almost here, stay safe!
While in some countries like Malta, Fireworks season lasts pretty much 365 days a year, with fireworks being shot into the air every day, or at least that's sort of a how it feels like. Reality could be far off, with only half of the days filled with fireworks in at least some part of the 360km square kilometer country. But if you're living in a country that doesn't have a 365 day fireworks season, it's time to start thinking about the safety issues. Especially as for example in the United States, accordin... continue reading
Dracula, Lord Lucan, Jack the Ripper, and Bram Stoker form new comic book horror team
Halloween announcement as Eco Comics brings together famous faces for The Horrables

A unique new comic book horror team made up of real and fictional characters - The Horrables - is being unveiled this Halloween by Eco Comics.

The horror team will be led by author Bram Stoker, who joins forces with Lord Lucan, Dracula, Hyde, Jack the Ripper, and zombie T-Bone Stake.

Writer Chris Bunting says: "We doubt the comic book world has seen anything quite like this before - and unveiling this horror-fest on Hallowe... continue reading

Entertainment in Downtown Las Vegas
When you head to the city of Las Vegas, you can expect to have the time of your life with various activities that will definitely keep you entertained until you leave this magnificent town that never sleeps. No other city can compete with the shows, concerts and events in Las Vegas which has been correctly named as the Entertainment Capital of the Wold. You may think of any event like musicals, Broadway, magic, Boxing, UFC Fights and concerts, which you will definitely find in Sin City. The shows in Las Vegas range... continue reading
MGM Grand Las Vegas just got bolder
MGM Grand in Las Vegas has just completed their rooms redesign that cost more than $160 million dollars and now it's safe for them to say -  Trust us, you haven’t been there, done that. Declaring themselves as Las Vegas' Entertainment Authority they have also launched a new website http://entertainmentauthority.com/ to explain you why. But the question why isn't as important here as the question what. What can you gain by visiting MGM Grand Las Vegas?
And the answer is - a lot. That's a place where you can ex... continue reading

Researchers create rat kidneys in a laboratory
Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital have created laboratory-grown rat kidneys that function when transplanted into rats according to a study published online yesterday in the medical journal Nature Medicine.
The kidneys were capable of urine production and excretion without blood clots in both the laboratory and inside living rats. The researchers were able to create the functional kidneys by using a donor kidney and using a detergent to remove the rats' kidney cells, then used new cells to cause the... continue reading
Folgers partnered with Gavin DeGraw for Folgers jingle contest
Folgers, coffee company founded in 1850 in San Francisco, partnered with Gavin DeGraw for this year's Folgers Jingle Contest. Gavin DeGraw is the spokesperson for the jingle contest. He's an American musician, multi-platinum recording artist, who has been included in this contest to get even more aspiring musicians involved.
So what is it all about?Folgers Jingle that was composed by Leslie Pearl back in 1984 has become an icon, a classic, and Folgers Jingle contest is there to get more and more aspiring musician... continue reading

Vinyette's Mini Movie Featuring CNN's- Candy Crowley: "Nepotism" http://www.youtube.com/embed/df8ORQNG6Ew
March, 2013 New York NY- Vinyette's debut album Every Little Mouse Run is set for release May 7, 2013. Their first video "Meatball Love Tone" will be available March 1, 2013.
Vinyette is a four-piece band from New York City that features cinematic rock silhouettes with grinding, groovy undertones. The band: drummer Jonathan Crowley, guitarist Danny Monico, lead singer Nathan Frye and bassist Jay Ambrose met s... continue reading
Tina Turner to Become a Swiss Citizen
American pop/rock icon Tina Turner is becoming a Swiss citizen.
Turner, who is 73, was born Anna Mae Bullock in Tennessee. She has lived in Switzerland since 1995.
The newspaper in Turner's Zurich suburb reports the singer has passed local requirements for citizenship. However, she still needs federal authorities to give her the stamp of approval before she receives her Swiss passport.
Her spokeswoman says Turner is "happy" in Switzerland.
Turner's hit songs include "Private Dancer," "Simply the Best" and "What... continue reading

The Art Institutes International Culinary Schools Best Teen Chef Scholarships
The Art Institutes, a network of more than 50 schools throughout North America, has just announced Best Teen Chef and Culinary Scholarship Competitions.
Everyone interested in taking part of the competition should check out www.artinstitutes.edu for more information. The winners are chosen in two different categories - The Art Institutes Best Teen Chef Competition for high school seniors and The Art Institutes Culinary Scholarship Competition for high school graduates.
The first place in each participating locat... continue reading
Alex Kelly reveals the creative process behind her new single
Gig Junkies – “An instantly addictive slice of streetwise pop… streetwise pop with instant a-peel”
Abolish Confusion Magazine – “Alex Kelly brings pop to life with this catchy number. Orange Circle not is instantly memorable as Alex’s soft vocals flow over prominent guitars, making it stand out from her peers.”
Oh Deary Me – "Fun candy coated pop music to lift the spirits...”
'Catalyst' is a song about true love. The story is about two lovers who are so into each other, yet for some reason cannot be together as ... continue reading

Bleed Electric Interview
So, Chris, tell us a bit about the origins Bleed Electric: where are you from and how did you start?
Bleed Electric started as a solo side project of mine during studio down days. At the time I owned and ran Screamadelica Studios in Cardiff Bay and before I knew it I had an albums worth of tracks. Shortly afterwards Silk and Siege came to the studios to record a mix tape with me. After their session and a day or twos thinking I met up with Silk to discuss the idea of getting together and doing something together. ... continue reading
US Vice Presidential Candidates to Meet in Pivotal Debate
The 2012 U.S. presidential campaign reaches another pivotal moment Thursday when Vice President Joe Biden and his Republican challenger, Representative Paul Ryan, meet in their only scheduled debate. 
The nationally televised event at a small college in the south-central state of Kentucky comes as Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is gaining momentum in voter opinion polls after his strong performance in last week's debate against the Democratic incumbent, President Barack Obama. 
The 69-yea... continue reading

David Copperfield to make an appearance on The Next Iron Chef: Redemption
The legendary magician David Copperfield will be making an appearance on Food Network's The Next Iron Chef: Redemption. He will be there for the Las Vegas buffet battle.
The Next Iron Chef: Redemption will premier November 4th. The show will be featuring a number of great chefs coming to the show to get a second chance at getting the invite to the Iron Chef culinary society.
The show is hosted by Alton Brown, the contestants are judged by returning judges Donatella Arpaia and Simon Majumdar and also last season'... continue reading
Celebration Day Premieres In Four Countries Announced
Led Zeppelin have announced upcoming premieres in four countries for Celebration Day, which documents the band’s 2007 concert at London’s O2 Arena.
The film will make its U.S. debut at the historic Ziegfeld Theater in New York’s theater district on October 9. Prior to the premiere, founding members John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant will be joined by Jason Bonham, the son of their late drummer John Bonham, for a press conference at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
Celebration Day will t... continue reading

English entertainer Max Bygraves dies at age 89
English television presenter and variety performer Max Bygraves died Friday at his home in Australia. The comedian, who was born in the Rotherhithe of the British capital London, was 89 years old. Johnny Mans, Bygraves' agent, confirmed Bygraves had died as he slept in his home of Hope Island, in the Australian state of Queensland, Friday night.

"We have lost one of the best entertainers that Britain has ever produced", said Mans, calling his death "a great loss to the entertainment profession and a great loss t... continue reading
Chris Grundy's "Blog Cabin" Returns for the Sixth season
The sixth season of DIY Network's Home Building Series "Blog Cabin" premiered on August 13. Hosted by do-it-yourself enthusiast and tools expert Chris Grundy, the show promises viewers "You Design It, We Build It, You Could Win It!"
The logic behind the slogan is that the viewers have had the chance to vote on elements of the renovation, around 6 million people gave their votes on all aspects from kitchen tiles to window treatments. Now the show is on and the vacation home is being renovated based on the votes.
... continue reading

Nicole Kidman to be honored by NY Film Festival
There is good news to the Nicole Kidman’s fan. She is going to be honored by the NY Film Festival. According to the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Nicole Kidman is being honored. It is the 50th-annual New York Film Festival.
The celebration will take place on Oct. 3. In the first gala Nicole Kidman will be honored while second gala will honor long-time director Richard Pena.
Nicole Kidman is a famous Australian actress. She is also a popular singer, film producer. She is also regarded as the humanitarian.
She ... continue reading
Pet Lifestyle Expert Wendy Diamond starts busting myths
Contributor to Good Morning America and Today Show, Wendy Diamond, together with her Russian Blue cat Pasha, have teamed up with Bayer’s Advantage® II for Cats to dispel top 10 cat myths.
As a result, a new micro site called CatMythBusters.com have been created to help cat owners in raising their cat. On their website you can watch the myth videos, play the cat myth game and also join the PetParents community for expert pet advice, for getting access to pet health resources as well as for networking with other ca... continue reading

Comedian Phyllis Diller dies aged 95
Phyllis Diller was regarded as the best comedian in Hollywood. She died at the age of 95 at her home situated in the Los Angeles. According to her son, she died peacefully in her sleep. Her manager stated that there was a smile on her face.
She performed various comedy acts and won various awards for her notable work. She started her career in the year 1961. Her first work was Splendor in the Grass. After that she did numbers of movies and comic acts. She was the best entertainer with Bob Hope. Both of these two ... continue reading
'Top Gun' Director Tony Scott Suicide
The famous director Tony Scott has died by committing suicide from the Vincent Thomas Bridge near Long Beach, Calif. Police found suicide note from his black Toyota Prius car. According to Witnesses, he did not hesitate before jumping. Los Angeles Port Authority was helped to taken his body from the water. Tony Scott is survived by his wife, Donna Wilson Scott. He is also survived their two sons, Frank and Max. His sons are twins. His brother Ridley Scott is also a notable director. His brother has been nominated f... continue reading

The Expendables 2 Movie Review
If you are fond of action movie having thrilled action scenes, The Expendables 2 is for you. Check out the review of the movie.
The Expendables 2 has been released today. This $100 budget movie is the sequel to the 2010 action film The Expendables. Directed by Simon West, this movie got good reputation on the opening day. The shooting took place in various countries including Bulgaria, Hong Kong and New Orleans.
The main star casts of the movie includes Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren ... continue reading
Julia Child's 100th Birthday
Julia Child's friends are celebration her 100th birthday today. She was the best chef. Born at Pasadena, California on August 15, 1912 Julia Child was very famous for her French cooking style. She wrote various books on the French cooking. Her notable work included Cookbook and Mastering the Art of French Cooking.
Mastering the Art of French Cooking is the famous book on the French cooking. With this book, you can learn various facts about the French Cooking. This book also features information on the easy to pre... continue reading

Jennifer Aniston Engaged with Justin Theroux
Jennifer Aniston, one of the popular Hollywood babes is going to marry second time with her new partner Justin Theroux. According to some media source, Jennifer Aniston wore a beautiful engagement ring. It was the proof of her second engagement. Jennifer Aniston is a famous Hollywood celebrity and she has a wonderful career. Her first spouse name was Brad Pitt. He has been married with popular Hollywood celebrity Angelina Jolie.
However it is a first marriage of Justin Theroux. He is also a very famous Hollywood c... continue reading
London Olympics Closing Ceremonies
Today is the last day of London Olympics games. The closing ceremony of London Olympics games is going to be very crazy. If you are fond of watching spice girls, pet shop boys and more London Olympics closing ceremony is for you.
This closing ceremony has something special for all age of people. Numbers of super celebrities are performing in the event. You will see the great match of spice girls, pet shop boys and more. Find out the famous celebrities performing in the London Olympics closing ceremony.
The Spice ... continue reading

Chance to win a $25 000 college fund
If you have a child in ages 6 to 12, you have a chance to help your child win $25 000 college fund.
The college fund, worth $25 000, is given out to a kid who submits the most creative, delicious, nice to look at and easy to prepare sandwich recipe that uses at least two tablespoons of either Jif Peanut Butter or Jif Hazelnut Spread. The original creative recipes should be submitted to Jif.com.
The ten semifinalists will be announced in November and they will be participating in an online vote during January 201... continue reading
Director Mel Stuart Dies At Age 83
Famous director Mel Stuart has died at the age of 83. He suffered from cancer and died at his home in Los Angeles. His daughter stated about the death of his father. According to his daughter Madeline Stuart was in the pain of cancer.
Mel Stuart was a renowned director. He directed various movies including 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Four Days in November '. He got several awards for these movies. These movies are regarded as the best movies he directed.
Mel Stuart started his career with David L. Wol... continue reading

I'm RETIRING from Acting, Bob Hoskins
Bob Hoskins is going to take retirement from the acting career. Today he stated that he is suffering from Parkinson and going to retire from Hollywood industry.
He is famous for his role in the movies The Long Good Friday (1980), and Mona Lisa (1986). He worked in several movies with several directors and producers. He was also a good director and directed two movies The Raggedy Rawney (1988) and Rainbow (1996).
His best role includes "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" and Smee in "Hook". He is regarded as the legendary... continue reading
Composer Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68

Marvin Hamlisch, one of the famous compose died at 68. He was the well-known personality in the file of composing. He was in the club of personalities who have been won Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, and a Tony Award. He was very famous for his musical theatre, film, and pops.
Marvin Hamlisch was suffering from brief illness. He died at his home located in the Los Angeles, California.
He was a good composer by profession and he used to start mimicking in the age of five. He attended Queens College and received his Bac... continue reading

Composer Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68
Marvin Hamlisch, one of the famous compose died at 68. He was the well-known personality in the file of composing. He was in the club of personalities who have been won Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, and a Tony Award. He was very famous for his musical theatre, film, and pops.
Marvin Hamlisch was suffering from brief illness. He died at his home located in the Los Angeles, California.
He was a good composer by profession and he used to start mimicking in the age of five. He attended ... continue reading
Thor: The Dark World Movie Preview
Thor: The Dark World is an upcoming movie. This movie is directed by Alan Taylor while Kevin Feige will be the producer of this movie. Natalie Portman will be seen as the female lead role of this movie. She recently married with the French dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied. The other co-stars of this movie are Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård, and Idris Elba.
According to news source, this movie is based on the Marvel Comics character Thor. Chris Hemsworth is playing th... continue reading

Natalie Portman Marries Benjamin Millepied
Natalie Portman, one of the famous Hollywood celebrities said that I have been tied a knot with Benjamin Millepied. He is a famous French dancer and choreographer. Natalie Portman also stated that the marriage has been held on Saturday night.
Marriage has been done with Jewish ceremony at her private home. Only family members and close friends of new couple were there, she added.
Portman stated that she first met with Benjamin Millepied on the set of Black Swan in the fall of 2009. Benjamin Millepied was the ch... continue reading
Box Office Update
This article is all about the weekly Box office update. Check out the movies profile and their countdown position.
1. The Dark Knight Rises – $10.4 million – This movie is on the top of the list. It is one of the best movies of the year 2012. This movie has been broken various records of earning. Directed by Christopher Nolan, this movie is regarded as the highest grossing movies of the year 2012.
2. Total Recall – $9.2 million - Total Recall is on the second number of the latest Box Office update. This movie ha... continue reading

Mug Up with Dunkin' Donuts Coffee at Home
Dunkin' Donuts® packaged coffee has announced a new promotion for all fond of drinking coffee at home. If you love coffee, wouldn't mind sharing a picture of you and would be happy to have a chance to win some exciting prizes, this "Mug Up" promotion is meant specifically for you.
The promotion is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., for people in ages 18 and older, and is running from July 22 through August 26, 2012. The total value of all prizes is $11,845.00 and include a $10,000 Groce... continue reading
Amitabh Bachchan Memorizes Mohammad Rafi On Death Anniversary
Amitabh Bachchan popularity known as Big B memorized Mohammad Rafi on death anniversary. Mohammad Rafi was a legendary singer in India. He was best known for his melodious and sad songs. It was the 32nd death anniversary of this legendary singer. Amitabh Bachchan told that Mohammad Rafi was the voice of many actors. He was a perfect character. He singing style was unique. Mohammad Rafi songs were very ideal to present cinema. His singing style was very professional and he loves to sing every song in a great way. Mo... continue reading

Too much sex can be a bad thing, says Sunny Leone
Sunny Leone, one of the famous porn stars stated today that “too much sex can be a bad thing”. Sunny Leone was there to promote a program organized by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India.
Sunny Leone is a famous porn star and her statement about sex confused her fans. She was named 2003 Penthouse Pet of the Year.
Actually Sunny Leone was there to promote street pets’ adoption. She advised people to adopt street dogs of gifts them to their friends or relatives. By doing this, you can save... continue reading
Jessica Biel Wants To Open Restaurant
Jessica Biel, one of the famous American stars is planning to open a restaurant in the New York City. The 30 years old American Hollywood celebrities named her restaurant as 'Oh Fudge'. She told that she is fond of bakery and like to have bakery department in her restaurant. Her partner Justin Timberlake is already has a restaurant in the New York City. The name of the Justin Timberlake restaurant is Southern Hospitality. He has another restaurant having name Destino in the New York City of USA.
She told that she... continue reading

Tribute to Chad Everett
Chad Everett, one of the most famous American actors died at his home. He suffered from lung cancer. He died at his home in Los Angeles on July 24, 2012. Chad Everett was 75 years old.
On Wednesday, numbers of Hollywood personalities pay their respect on his funeral.
Chad Everett was a famous television personality. He was famous for his role Dr. Joe Gannon. He played this role in the television drama Medical Center. He was working on Castle, a TV series.
He was also worked in numbers of movies. But he was bett... continue reading
Surprising Celebrity Facts
Do you want to know surprising facts about your favorite celebrity? Have a look.
Dolph Lundgren – He is a chemical engineer. He did his graduation from Royal Institute of Technology. He is also a good karate master.
Jack Nicholson – His mother was actually his sister, according to Times Magazine research.
Conan O'Brien – He is regarded as the best interviewer and talk-show host.
Elvis – He is regarded as the king of the pop. But do you know? His 8th grade music teacher found that he is not good in music.
Geen... continue reading

Sonakshi Sinha – New Face of Indian Film Industry
These days Sonakshi Sinha is going busy these days. Her first 2 films have been declared super hit and now she is all set to ready with her upcoming release Joker. Once again she is coming with co-star Akshay Kumar. These 2 has been done Rowdy Rathore, one of the highest grossing movies of the year 2012.
While talking with the media, Sonakshi Sinha comments that she knows her limitation. She commented that the kissing and wearing scant clothes are the parts of Indian movies but it is a personal choice. She also ta... continue reading
Martha White Launches Holiday Muffin Mix Challenge
Martha White, the producer of baking mixes, has just launched Martha White Holiday Muffin Mix Challenge, where creative people with original recipes have the chance to win cash prizes. The challenge is open until September 12, 2012. The challenge is open to the legal residents of  the 50 United States and D.C, for anyone 18 and older. Complete rules as well as other entry requirements are available at www.marthawhite.com
If you have an original recipe meant for entertaining at breakfast or for dessert, you ar... continue reading

Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race returns August 19th
Sunday, August 19th, 10pm ET/PT, is the time when Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race returns to kick off its third season of the cross-country culinary road trip. Together with host Tyler Florence, this season the competition take place between eight three-person teams, who are there to win the grand prize - the food truck they are using throughout the competition and $50 000 cash prize to start their dream business.
"We love food trucks because they offer a relatively low cost, infinitely creative route to... continue reading
Paleo: The Festival of many pleasures
Sting, David Guetta, The Cure, Lenny Kravitz, Bénabar, Justice, Garbage and Kev Adams are just some of the artists eagerly awaited on the stages of this 37th edition of the Festival. Tomorrow, Manu Chao and Franz Ferdinand will have the honour of inaugurating six days and nights of festivities. As a complement to the rich musical line-up, particular care has been given to the circus and street theatre content, as well as to the artistic and architectural installations on the site. The Festival is sold out but 1500 ... continue reading

TV Legend Andy Griffith Dead at 86
American actor Andy Griffith, unforgettable as the small-town sheriff in the 1960s television series The Andy Griffith Show, has died at the age of 86.
The sheriff of Dare County, North Carolina issued a statement from Griffith's family confirming his death Tuesday on Roanoke Island.
The North Carolina born Griffith began his career as a high school music teacher. He later moved to New York, where he recorded a comedy monologue of a country boy describing his first football game. The record became a hit and led t... continue reading
Ex-Giffords Aide Wins Her Congressional Seat in Arizona
Democrat Ron Barber has won a special election in Arizona to finish the term of a congresswoman who was wounded in a mass shooting last year. Barber, who was an aide to former Democratic representative Gabrielle Giffords, defeated Republican Jesse Kelly in Tuesday's election.Giffords resigned her seat in the House of Representatives this past January to focus on her recovery from the near-fatal shooting, which occurred during a public appearance in Tucson in January 2011.  Six people were killed and 13 others ... continue reading

Whitney Houston Book in the Works
HarperCollins recently announced that Cissy Houston is writing a book about her late daughter, Whitney Houston.  Cissy released a statement that said, “When I lost my daughter Nippy, the world lost one of the most beautiful voices and an extraordinarily beautiful and charitable woman.  In sharing our story in this book, I hope to give her fans something to treasure, the way we all treasured Whitney.  We are still receiving thousands of letters each day from her fans, and I hope reading this book will... continue reading
When NFL starts milking, the cows go lactose-free
The National Dairy Council has partnered with National Football League for the Fuel Up To Play 60 initiative and part of it is meant to teach people that suffering from lactose-intolerance does not mean you can not enjoy the nutritional benefits the dairy products offer. And if you weren't aware of it, lactose-free milk comes from cows as well. Lactose-free milk is the real deal with mainly one difference - an enzyme called lactase is added to it to convert the lactose in the milk to glucose, making it easily ... continue reading

Welcome to Vivid Sydney, the largest celebration of light-fueled ideas
Vivid Sydney, fourth annual festival in Sydney, that has become the largest celebration of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere, started on May 25 with more than 60 light installations including the pretentious lighting of the iconic Sydney Opera House sails. The festival will continue to amaze people until June 11, 2012.
The Vivid Sydney festival brings you lots of low-energy light art displays created by artists from around the globe, over hundred creative industry events including public talks... continue reading
Celebrity smile now available for everyone - with Invisalign Teen
If you want get yourself a Hollywood smile like young actor/musician Jimmy Bennett or why not actress Zendaya Coleman has, Invisalign Teen makes it possible. Without the challenges and hassles of the metal braces.
"I find that many of my patients want to achieve their own Hollywood smile and, like the celebrities they admire, are looking for a way to straighten their teeth while maintaining their lifestyle and confidence during treatment," said Dr. Gilbert Snow of Snow Orthodontics.
After having treated young cel... continue reading

Rick Santorum endorses Mitt Romney for US president
Former Senator from Pennsylvania and candidate for the 2012 Republican nomination for President of the United States Rick Santorum endorsed the party's presumptive nominee Mitt Romney Monday in an e-mail sent to supporters.
The announcement came after Santorum announced the suspension of his presidential campaign last month and met Friday with Romney for over an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Although Santorum claims in his statement that the possibility of an endorsement was not discussed at his meeting with R... continue reading
Women Artists at Bukowskis Contemporary on May 23
While the top-selling dead artists in contemporary auctions are still mainly male, like Sam Francis, Willem de Koonig, Öyvind Fahlström and Ola Billgren, the women are not far behind anymore. After centuries of being more behind the main scenes without getting the recognition they deserve, female artists have started to gain more and more recognition with each year. Good examples from recent years are Yayoi Kusama and Cindy Sherman.
Now, however, the change of women in arts becoming more visible has finally also ... continue reading

Festival of culture
Summer is a magical time of year to visit the beautiful South West and, this year, Bridport launches The Festival of Culture – a dazzling two week extravaganza showcasing everything that’s brilliant about Bridport. A dynamic town renowned for its thriving arts and cultural scene, stunning scenery, wonderfully fresh local food and unique community of artists, musicians, traders and townspeople, the Spirit of Bridport Festival of Culture is a celebration of all this and more.  There’ll be something for everyone ... continue reading
Building on the success of CRACKER's first annual CAMPOUT EAST music festival last summer (the East Coast's answer to their popular CAMPOUT fest held in the Joshua Tree region of California for the last seven years), the foursome - featuring co-founders David Lowery & Johnny Hickman, along with Sal Maida and Frank Funaro - will be pitching tent on June 1st & 2nd in Buena Vista, VA for their 2nd annual  CAMPOUT EAST fest.
This all-ages fest offers fans two days of great music & camping. Cracker wil... continue reading

HGTV - where the stars are born
Stylists, artists, interior designers, one more talented than the other, are all competing for their own design show in cable television network HGTV in the seventh season of HGTV Design Star.
The show gives the viewer a better understanding of how the show hosts are selected. Obviously, the exact selection criteria depend on the topics of the show, but HGTV Design Star will definitely give you a sneak peek into what makes one person to be a star in his own television show while the other can only hope to become o... continue reading
Munch's 'Scream' Sets Art Auction Record
One of the world's most famous paintings, Edvard Munch's "The Scream," sold for nearly $120 million on Wednesday, setting a record for the most expensive artwork sold at auction.Sotheby's auction house in New York opened bidding for Munch's iconic 1895 painting - one of the most recognizable works of art in the world - at $40 million.Within 15 minutes, bidding climbed to nearly $120 million.The purchaser was not identified.The seller, Norwegian businessman Peter Olsen, expressed hope that publicity surrounding the ... continue reading

Adam Yauch of The Beastie Boys Dies at 47
Adam Yauch, a founding member of the pioneering Beastie Boys hip hop group, died Friday at the age of 47 of cancer.Yauch, who also was known as MCA, helped start the group in 1979 when it was a hardcore punk bank.  But as its music evolved, the Beastie Boys produced some of hip-hop's celebrated albums, including Licensed to Ill, Paul's Boutique, Check Your Head and Ill Communication.  Yauch was a vocalist and bass player.The group has not performed live since 2009, but was inducted last month into the Roc... continue reading
Three Star Mentors going against each other on Food Network Star
"These three iconic star/producers are ideal mentors for the talented hopefuls they found – but it’s hard to say if the competition was more intense among the finalists or their three Star mentors," said Bob Tuschman from Food Network. He was of course talking about stars Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis who on May 13, are changing their role from being a judge to competing against each other and culinary favorite Alton Brown to find the next Food Network Star.
That's right, they will be competing against each ... continue reading

Francesca Zambello brings La Traviata to the stage
Francesca Zambello, well-known opera and theatre director from the US is directing Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: La Traviata. It's a huge project made to work by Opera Australia who spent a whopping $11.5m to bring the piece to the stage. And the result? It was worth every dime of it. Forty-piece orchestra housed on the water line, five barges with fireworks, stage that seems to be afloat, astonishing effects, enormous chandelier above the floating stage, 130 performers, and Sydney skyline topping it all in the ba... continue reading
Where the Stars are Chopped
We have some good news for the fans of Food Network. April 8th is the day when the second season of Food Network's one of the most popular shows Chopped All-Stars returns with five special themed episodes to find the the best of the best - the winner of the loved and feared cooking competition who will get $50k for his or her charity.
The show is hosted by Ted Allen, Emmy award winner, author of "The Food You Want to Eat: 100 Smart, Simple Recipes" as well as "In My Kitchen: 100 Recipes and Discoveries for Passio... continue reading

Gerard Depardieu Loves Slaughtering Animals
Animal rights activists have launched a furious broadside at veteran actor Gerard Depardieu after he confessed he "loves" to slaughter livestock for food. The French star has risked controversy by revealing he enjoys killing animals to cook in his kitchen, and only struggles with pigs because they remind him of a pet dog. In an interview due to air on Friday, he tells U.K. talk show host Graham Norton, "I love meat and I love animals. I love to kill something and make a good dish and share it, like love. ... continue reading
Century-Old Sci-Fi Tale Is Now An Action Film

A century ago, "Tarzan," creator Edgar Rice Burroughs also wrote a series of popular novels about an Earth-man's adventures on the planet Mars. A new action film, "John Carter," is based on those sci-fi books. Prospecting in the Arizona desert, John Carter, a veteran of the American Civil War, finds a mysterious gold amulet which transports him to another planet.There he meets green-skinned, four-armed warriors called "Tharks" and city-states populated by humans battling for control of the planet, a battle in whi... continue reading

belVita Power Up Pros - who?
Meet Anna Hovet, Katie Rodgers, Luke Holden, Marjan Tehrani, Meagain Cignoli, Patricia Moreno, Paul Giunta and of course, The Nom Nom Truck team! If you were to ask what does a fashion designer have to do with a truck team or celebrity photographer with the owner of Luke's Lobsters, it would be a really good question. But the answer is rather simple. belVita Breakfast has partnered up with cultural tastemakers from across the U.S. to introduce and promote belVita Breakfast lifestyle and the morning energy it gives ... continue reading
Marko Stout - The NYC artist
There are a lot of artists in New York City, but not very many of them can be compared to Marko Stout. His work captures the vibe of his subject perfectly. Influenced by classical music, the suroundings of New York City, his work is always original and is able to put together paintings that capture attention.

Marko is an educated man holding degrees in psychology, medicine and biology and is an undergraduate in the studies of fine art. Being educated in psychology, he is able to grasp all aspects of his subject... continue reading

Video: 'Glee' Returns to Finish Up First Season
The cast of hit show 'Glee' reveal what fans can expect from the nine remaining episodes of season one. (April 13)... continue reading

Video: Larry King, Wife, File for Divorce in California
Larry King filed for divorce on Wednesday shortly before his seventh wife also sought to end the couple's nearly 13-year-old marriage. The 76-year-old host of CNN's "Larry King Live" filed hours before Shawn King filed her own petition. (April 14)... continue reading
Video: No Legal Action in 'Jon and Kate' Labor Probe
Child-labor permits should have been obtained for the children appearing on the TLC television show 'Jon and Kate Plus 8,' but the state will not take legal action against the producers, Pennsylvania regulators have concluded. (April 14)... continue reading

Video: Decorating With Deen
We already know she rules the kitchen but Food Network star Paula Deen is hoping to bring her Southern charm to the rest of your home with her new style book, 'Savannah Style', now in stores. (April 14)... continue reading
Video: Joe Perry Ready to 'Rock' Europe
Aerosmith are getting ready to hit the road in Europe for the first time in 3 years with their 'Cocked, Locked and Ready to Rock' tour. And guitarist Joe Perry hopes it'll help the band to complete their next record. (April 14)... continue reading

Video: Nicholas Cage Has a 'Kick-Ass' L.A. Premiere
At it's Los Angeles premiere, Nicholas Cage joined other cast members to talk about action packed comedy, "Kick-Ass," which is already a hit with the critics. (April 14)... continue reading
Video: Adam Lambert Returns to 'Idol' for Elvis Week
Check out excerpts from the latest 'American Idol' as the 9 remaining finalists perform Elvis Presley songs - with former 'Idol' contestant Adam Lambert as mentor. (April 13)... continue reading

Video: Tribeca Film Festival: 'Expect the Unexpected'
Tribeca Film Festival co-founders, Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro, say moviegoers should "expect the unexpected" from this year's festival. (April 13)... continue reading
Video: Don't Count on It

After a three-day absence Steve is back with some fresh news of the day. Wesley Snipes can't count taxes, Hillary Clinton can't count votes and the Republicans may not be able to count on Jenna Bush.
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Video: Patriots Day

On this Patriots Day, Steve gives you highlights of today's news in this land of liberty.
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Video: Week in Review 4/18/08

Steve looks back at some of the stories making an impact for the week ending April 18, 2008.
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Video: High Five Day

It's High Five Day and there are at least five stories in today's newscast.
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Video: Guest: Hillary Clinton, Part II

Hillary Clinton speaks out on a number of important issues, including her potential running mate, Ann Coulter and fashion.
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Video: Tax Deadline

Steve gives the days news while finishing up his taxes.
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Video: Old Flames

Old flames, new court rulings and more. It's news, news and more news today. Oh yeah, and you can still vote for me in the political pundit contest here: http://broadcasting.projectbreakout.com/media_page/entry_id/187
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Video: Project Breakout

Steve shames himself by begging you to vote for him in some online contest. It's at http://broadcasting.projectbreakout.com/media_page/entry_id/187.
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Video: Guest: Kevin Avery

Kevin Avery of "Siskel and Negro" is a guest on today's episode of "The Ointment."
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Video: Obama Clinton Grudge Match

This is it. Obama and Clinton in a decisive battle. That is until it's not a decisve battle. Indiana and North Carolina weigh in on the long slog toward the Democratic nomination for president.
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Video: Down to the Finish

The Kentucky Derby, the election and the Bush administration are all wrapping up and in no case is it pretty.
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Video: Week in Review 5/2/08

Steve looks back on the week's news.
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Video: May Day

It's the first of May and time to get out your May pole and celebrate. Interest rates are coming downand the body count in Iraq is going up. All that and the rest of today's news for May 1, 2008.
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Video: Guest: Carrie Snow

Comedian Carrie Snow (The Aristocrats, Roseanne, The Late Show, Comedy Central) is the guest on today's episode of "The Ointment."
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Video: Drawing Obama

Steve, tired of the news, decides to draw a picture today.
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Video: Week in Review 5/23/08

A look back at some of the news highlights for the week ending May 23, 2008.
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Video: American Idol News

news of American Idol, a talent singing contest and some other things that are less important, like who's going to be the next President of the United States.
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Video: Guest: Kevin Avery, Part II

Comedian Kevinv Avery of the podcast "Siskel and Negro" i a guest on today's show in the second part of a two-part interview.
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Video: Huckabee the Hilarious

The masses flock to Barack. Meanwhile, Mike Huckabbe learns how hard comedy really is. And some crazy things are happening in the UK. All this and more news for Monday, May 19, 2008.
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Video: For Art's Sake

Today's news plus a tribute to artist Robert Rauschenberg.
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Video: Mr. Tatham Went to Washington

Steve is back with all the latest news including updates on polar bears, Cindy McCain's money and the confessions of a Madame. All this and more for May 15, 2008.
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Video: Happy Mothers Day

A look back at the news of the week for May 9, 2008.
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Video: Guest: Mike Lukas

Comedian Mike Lukas (The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien) is the guest on today's show.
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Video: Fake iPhone Commercial

To celebrate the announcement of iPhone 2.0, The Ointment offers this iPhone commercial spoof.
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Video: Gas Pain

Hillary Clinton is out. Gas prices are up. The economy is down and Robbie Knievel is over. All this and more news for Monday, June 9, 2008.
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Video: Tatum and Tatham

Tatum O'Neal is busted for trying to buy some crack on the streets and yet Steve Tatham is somehow left free to run amuck in the world of fake news.
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Video: Who's Counting?

Democrats come to a solution about delegates in Florida and Michigan. Clinton wins Puerto Rico. Obama ditches his church. American Airlines charges you to bring a suitcase. And Yves St. Laurent dies. All this and more news for June 2, 2008.
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Video: Spelled Out

Steve spells the news on this the day of the National Spelling Bee. And a farewell to Harvey Korman.
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Video: Ten Jokes in Four Minutes

Steve tries to cram in a little more in to today's fake news coverage, because, damn it, you deserve it.
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