Colin Dwyer. This coffee drinker prepares to sprinkle some of what very well may be, in the words of one character, a "party in a packet. Product placement, that old standby of Hollywood blockbusters, is slipping into something a little more texty. Readers, meet Find Me I'm Yours : a versatile e-book with more than a few nods to Sweet'N Low, whose manufacturer paid a hefty sum to put them there. Alexandra Alter reports , "It's an e-book, a series of websites and Web TV shows, and a vehicle for sponsored content from companies. If it succeeds, it could usher in a new business model for publishers, one that blurs the lines between art and commerce in ways that are routine in TV shows and movies but rare in books.
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In Memoriam Of Jerry Tarkanian, -
The Happy Hobo? Carrol Naish and Lon Chaney Jr. Zsigmond wound up shooting four films for Adamson — one of them, Horror of the Blood Monsters , was produced in , one year before McCabe and Mrs. The story of a deranged killer in hot pursuit of stolen jewels, Psycho A Go-Go was re-edited in with newly shot footage and released as The Fiend with the Electronic Brain. Adamson titled this mash-up Blood of Ghastly Horror — and like a cockroach the film kept coming back — producer Sam Sherman released it to television in yet another version called The Man With the Synthetic Brain. But Adamson remained immune to such artistry — his fealty was to the box office even if his slice and dice methods exposed the contempt he had for his own product. He would spend the rest of his career vacillating between original productions and cut-and-paste hack jobs.
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In the wake of his death on Wednesday at age 84 , Tarkanian's trademark towel is as much a part of his legacy as the second chances he granted troubled recruits, the dynasty he built at UNLV or the personal crusade he waged against the NCAA. It was his good luck charm, his security blanket, the one superstition he never outgrew during a highly successful coaching career that spanned more than four decades and nearly 1, victories. The towel habit dates back to the inception of Tarkanian's career when he coached high school basketball in Southern California. His Redlands High team played in a league title game on a sweltering day in Riverside, and the gym at Ramona High School only had one water fountain.
What do you do when one of your childhood heroes dies? You crawl out of bed and set out to make a pot of coffee. You put the grounds in the filter.