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Tasty Monster Productions to Present New York Premiere of SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL at 59E59, 7/19-20

Tasty Monster Productions brings to New York City the offbeat hit SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL, an original adaptation of the blog www.singlemarriedgirl.com based on the hilarious antics of Laurel Spears, a Chicago native who, finding herself at the crossroads of a dead end marriage and in a major identity crisis, decides to take herself on a date.

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Related Topix: Monster, New York, Human Resources, Towson University, Wagner College

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Boston.com

Maine town hosts 33d annual tribute to Moxie soda

LISBON, Maine - Soda was an occasional treat for the Baumer family in the 1970s.

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Related Topix: Lisbon, ME, Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola

People

Six Quirky Things You Didn't Know About Justin Theroux

The way Justin Theroux sees things, mornings are for writing, not for running, and a bunny is the best animal to describe the perfect girl.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

BroadwayWorld.com

Magic Kingdom Set for FringeNYC, Opening 8/8

When Cory gets a frantic and mysterious voicemail from his vacationing sister, he makes the trip to Orlando, Florida, to see what's gone wrong.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL

Home

Greg Poehler turns immigrant life into comedy

Seated at a dinner table surrounded by his girlfriend's relatives on his first day in Sweden, Greg Poehler couldn't help thinking that his experience in culture shock might make a good television show or movie someday.

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Newsday

This undated photo provided by Visit Baltimore shows

It's not the TV shows "Homicide" and "The Wire" that come to mind when I think of Baltimore, though both offered an intense look at an American city's poverty, drugs and gangs.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Highlandtown (Baltimore, MD), Hampden (Baltimore, MD), Travel

KFVS12

Israel hits key Hamas targets in Gaza offensive

Good or bad, Cleveland - all but certain to host the Republican Party's presidential nominating convention in 2016 - is hard to ignore.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, New York, Weather

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WHDH

5 things about Cleveland, likely GOP host in 2016

2, 1995, file photo, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland is visible.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, us Travel, North America Travel, Ohio Travel, Travel

KFVS12

5 things about Cleveland, likely GOP host in 2016

2, 1995, file photo, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland is visible.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

Sunherald.com

5 things about Cleveland, likely GOP host in 2016

In this 1927 file photo, Babe Ruth lofts another home run into the right field upper deck at Yankee Stadium in New York on the way to his 60-home run year.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, us Travel, North America Travel, Ohio Travel, Travel

Women's Wear Daily

Baccarat Commissions Short Films

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: As part of its ongoing 250th anniversary celebration this year, crystal maker Baccarat asked JosA©phine de la Baume, Chiara Clemente and Sonia Sieff to each lens a short film for a series called "Legendary Stories."

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Related Topix: Marketing

CNET News.com

Android factory reset doesn't delete all data

A new report provides a wake-up call for Android users looking to protect their data, and potato salad dreams continue to grow for the quirky Kickstarter that is inspiring other food-related projects.

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Related Topix: Hunch

Spin

Stream Mexican Slang's Chilling Psych-Punk 'Inside The Velvet Castle' EP

The first half of Mexican Slang's forthcoming EP Inside The Velvet Castle , due out on July 15 via Buzz Records July 15, is full of catchy pop disguised as psych-punk, heavy doses of fuzz and sinister vocals included.

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Related Topix: Canada, Philadelphia, PA

Bangkok Post

Breaking boundaries

Gary Baseman walks into our interview with a box full of colour pencils held shut with a hair tie, and a sketchbook, "the 138th in my lifetime", he says.

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Related Topix: New York, Games, Emmy Awards, Board Game, Entertainment, Television, Graphic Design, Arts, Home Listing, Home

SlashGear.com

FUBU founder returns with crowdfunded smartphone accessories

It's no longer the "FUBU" brand, but the creator stays confident that this line of products is ready for similar success.

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Related Topix: Apparel

TechCrunch

Normal Makes Headphones 3D Printed To Your Ear

Hello, world. Meet Normal , the customized, high-end earphone manufacturer that's looking to bring 3D printing to the mass market.

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Related Topix: Headphones

Adweek

Ad of the Day: Skyy Vodka Gives You Cosmic Tips on Having a Better Night Out

Renowned ad critic Neil deGrasse Tyson should really be the one reviewing Skyy Vodka's new ads from Venables Bell & Partners, but we'll fill in for him this time.

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Related Topix: Drink, Vodka, Liquor, Cocktails, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Marketing

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Wired

New App Aims to Be the Nerve Center of All Future Smart Homes

"Here's the thing," Ben Kaufman tells me. "I don't know if you want to live in a connected home."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: WRETCHED an Engaging Tightrope Walk between the Whimsical and Macabre at the NAF

In A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS, Khaled Hosseini writes: 'A man's heart is a wretched, wretched thing.'

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Detroit News

Baltimore: Poe, painted screens, vintage treasures

Baltimore's glitzy Inner Harbor didn't draw me there either. Instead, I went looking for old things connected to the city's history and quirky local culture -- everything from Edgar Allan Poe to row houses and painted window screens, a utilitarian folk art that's being revived.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Highlandtown (Baltimore, MD)

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