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2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Weird Al comedy album reaches #1

His career has spanned actual vinyl records, CDs, and now where music can be directly downloaded to computers, phones and tables.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Steve Martin, Weird

6 hrs ago | Radio Borders

Hobbit Trailer: Climax Of Middle-Earth Saga

The video for the Peter Jackson-directed film, titled The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, depicts an epic-scale battle that takes place in Middle-earth, based on the books by JRR Tolkien.


Related Topix: J.R.R. Tolkien

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Star Wars' will brighten a galaxy - Star Wars' will brighten a...

'Star Wars' will brighten a galaxy Jason Aaron is putting his Darth Vader carrying case to good use again.


Related Topix: Star Wars, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, LucasArts, Video Games, Celebrities, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Entertainment

Washington Times

'Of Mice and Men' leaves Broadway on a record high

The show, co-starring Chris O'Dowd and Leighton Meester, said Monday it earned $1,038,106 for the week ending Sunday, setting a new eight-performance weekly record gross at the Longacre Theatre and marking the first time the theater ever housed a show that crossed the $1 million mark.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, John Steinbeck

DVD Times

The Hobbit - Battle of the Five Armies teaser

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves.


Related Topix: J.R.R. Tolkien

Jacksonville Daily News

Sopkiw graduates with bachelor degree

Brittany Sopkiw, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Sopkiw of Jacksonville recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from Pensacola Christian College during spring 2014 commencements.


Related Topix: Jacksonville, AL, Pensacola Christian College

'Dying' kittens are fighting fit after being dumped and left for dead in busy street

Cat lover Caroline Alexander came to the rescue after the four young moggies were dumped outside her Birmingham home at midnight A few days ago, these super-cute kittens were fighting for their young lives after being dumped on the street.


Related Topix: Weird

Sunday Herald

VisitScotland: Outlander could serve as Scotland's answer to Game of Thrones

A major new television series set in Scotland could serve as the country's answer to Game Of Thrones, according to tourism chiefs.


Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon

Bingley's Teas returns to Jane Austen Festival with new tea blends

Bingley's Teas featured prominently once again at the Jane Austen Festival last weekend, selling their products in their distinctive tent as well as being part of the afternoon tea menu.


Related Topix: Tea, Drink, Jane Austen, Louisville, KY

Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson wore an Evil Jester disguise to avoid Comic Con fan mob

"There's a certain reality to me going out now. I'd get six paces, no further, and it would be selfies, and nothing else.," said 52-year-old The 52-year-old director revealed he managed to explore the cult entertainment expo on Saturday without being hassled for selfies by dressing up as the Evil Jester.


Related Topix: J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Warner Bros., Video Games

Comic-Con Interviews for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Peter Jackson brought the finale to his adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic fantasy series, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies , to this year's Comic-Con in a big way with a large portion of the cast attending, many of them having never been to Comic-Con previously.


Related Topix: J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Warner Bros., Video Games, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Olympian

South Carolinaa s Beaufort: Where time slows down but therea s plenty to do

If you are looking for a quiet spot to spend time as a family, where time seems to slow down but there still is plenty to do when you are feeling active, take a gander at Beaufort.


Related Topix: The Prince of Tides, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Barbra Streisand, Life, Food, Candy, Dessert, Ice Cream

The Northern Echo

Green Flag: Ripon Spa Gardens

A CATHEDRAL city's gardens have been named one of the best green spaces in Britain - for the 14th time in a row.


Related Topix: Lewis Carroll

The Telegraph

Backstreet kids compose skit tribute to stars

Children of sex workers will present a tribute to the stars who have twinkled in the sky that envelops the youngsters in darkness.


Related Topix: Children, Family, Kids, World News, India,

Anne Rice on her place in literary history

Over the years, much has been written about the vanity of writers. And while it may be somewhat true, there are certainly those authors who have never written a page in the hopes of fame and fortune; those who simply write for the sheer joy of seeing the inner workings of their imagination displayed on the page.


Related Topix: The Wolf Gift, Books, Anne Rice

Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: G : Author Charles Dickens, aged 47

HOMELESS people in Lancaster are to take their unique version of a Dickens classic story on tour, thanks to A 13,000 European Social Fund cash.


Related Topix: Charles Dickens

Composer Bear McCreary on 'The Walking Dead,'...

Television music is once again exciting. Having spent decades as predictable, simple, and even cheesy novelty material, the music for television programs is as diverse and vibrant as its cinematic cousins.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Science Fiction TV, Diana Gabaldon

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Armstrong on the moon, 45 years ago

It's July 19 and I'm at Wapakoneta, Ohio, at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Tomorrow is July 20, 2014, the 45th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Wapakoneta, OH, Children, Opinion


3 Star Wars Comics Coming From Marvel

During the Cup O' Joe panel at Comic Con, Marvel Comics announced that they will be releasing three Star Wars comics in early 2015: Star Wars, Star Wars: Darth Vader , and Star Wars: Princess Leia .


Related Topix: Star Wars, Sega, Thor, WayForward, Video Games

Bournemouth Echo

Radio 2 DJ Jo Whiley talks Dolly Parton, Roald Dahl and Camp Bestival

Jo Whiley, recovered from TV and radio presenting duties at Glastonbury Festival, is telling me in those distinctive warm and husky tones how doing laundry brings her back down to earth and of her secret ambition to be on Gardeners' World.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Country, Jo Whiley, Roald Dahl