DIGITAL L.A. 'PROPHECY' ROYALTIES TO HELP GLASER AIDS FOUNDATION.Byline: David Bloom David Bloom (May 22, 1963 – April 6, 2003) was an NBC journalist (co-anchor of Weekend Today and reporter) until his sudden death in 2003 at the age of 39. Early life
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fund-raising campaign, fund-raising drive
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And to help raise interest in the just-published book, an array of celebrities - including Danny DeVito Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an Emmy Award-winning American actor, director, and an Oscar-nominated producer, who first gained prominence for his portrayal of "Louie De Palma" on the popular ABC and NBC TV series Taxi (1978–1983). , Fran Drescher, Scott Wolf Scott Richard Wolf (born June 4, 1968) is an American actor.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts to Steven Wolf and Susan Enowitch, Wolf was raised in West Orange, New Jersey. He graduated in 1986 from West Orange High School. and Dolly Parton par·ton
Any of the point particles believed to be a constituent of hadrons, now known as quarks. No longer in technical use.
[part(icle) + -on1.] - are reading snippets from it each day online at www.dailymysteryguest.com.
Haydon, her editor James Minz of publisher Tor Books and others will also take part in an online chat Aug. 24 at Barnes & Noble's Web site, www.bn.com/chat. During the chat, Haydon plans to reveal the winner of a songwriting contest, the Firbolg Composer Interactive Songwriting Competition; the winning song is for one of the characters in the book.
Readings of the book, a sequel to 1999's ``Rhapsody (1) A subscription-based online music service from RealNetworks that gives users unlimited access to a vast library of major and independent label music. Within a single interface, Rhapsody provides access to streaming music, Internet radio and extensive music information and ,'' will continue through the end of August.
Air of familiarity
It's a long way from being Pokemon, but you have to give Bandai and its collaborators on ``Digimon'' credit for trying to knock off to cease, as from work; to desist.
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To force off by a blow or by beating.
To assign to a bidder at an auction, by a blow on the counter.
To leave off (work, etc.).
See also: Knock Knock Knock Knock (in so many ways) the multi-billion-dollar Nintendo videogame/trading card/merchandising/animation juggernaut.
The latest is the Labor Day Digimon Weekend event at Universal Studios Hollywood.
On Sept. 2 and 3, children will be able to play the Digimon trading card game in the Digi-Battle Game Zone and can get a special Goldramon game card that will be available only at the event. Children can also get their pictures taken with eight of the Digimon TV show's characters at Universal's Parisian Courtyard. A separate ``Munch Lunch'' with some of the characters will be available at Universal's Castle Theater (cost is $12 for adults, $9 for children).
The Digimon world includes a six-times-a-week TV show on Fox Kids Network, the trading-card game and PlayStation videogames. Check out the Digimon world (and notice its similarities with another videogame universe) at www.bandai.com. More information can also be found at Universal's Web site, www.universalstudios.com.
The International Recording Media Association nominated five DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. titles - ``Fight Club,'' ``Men in Black,'' ``Terminator 2: Ultimate Edition,'' ``The Matrix'' and ``The Nightmare Collection'' - for best overall DVD release of the year in its third annual DiVi awards.
Winners in that category and eight others will be announced during a ceremony at the DVD Entertainment 2000 conference at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Universal City.
``T2'' received the most nominations (eight), while ``Fight Club'' received seven, including several technical and graphics categories.
Best music release nominees included ``Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back,'' ``Peter Frampton,'' ``Pink Floyd: The Wall,'' ``U2: Rattle & Hum'' and ``Whitney Houston.''
Best educational/documentary nominees include the Dylan DVD along with ``Mr. Death,'' ``Rome: Power & Glory,'' ``Super Speedway'' and ``The Rainbow Fish.''
``Apocalypse Now'' and ``The Wizard of Oz'' were among the best special edition nominees, and best standard release nominees include ``Alien,'' ``Dracula,'' ``Patton,'' ``The Green Mile'' and ``Titanic.''
Lovers of Unreal Tournament, the well-regarded first-person shooter game for the PC, should check out a special version of Game Commander, the voice-activated software that lets players control actions such as switching weapons and sending messages. Go to www.gamecommander.com for the free Unreal software.