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Avril Lavigne popular with Brazilian fans but not songwriter 'Sia'
Canadian singing and songwriting sensation is popular with fans in Brazil as she is currently leading in votes for Teen Awards Brazil 2014 by a big margin over names such as Ariana Grand and but she is not popular with some of her fellow artists such as the songwriter Sia who recently stated that she has not interest in writing a song for her ... (more)
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Los Angeles : How To Get Tickets To Hello Kitty Con 2014
Hello Kitty is turning 40 this year and Sanrio is inviting all of her fans to help her celebrate this fall.
SaleWire: Don't Miss Hello Kitty's Super Sale in Cerritos Next Week
While we all impatiently await for Hello Kitty Con to invade LA this fall, there's another way to get your fix of the adorable cartoon feline sooner rather than later.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Anti-Semitic Elmo Spurs Times Square Character Crackdown
Cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and Spider-man have been adored by generations of children, but their costumed counterparts who roam New York City's Times Square are more a public nuisance, New York City lawmakers said on Wednesday.
New York Magazine
Times Square Elmos May Soon Need License to Creep People Out and Harass Tourists
Landing a plum gig as a costumed character in Times Square may soon require more than a few yards of felt and the ability to steep in your own sweat for hours on end.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Syrian 'Army of Islam' Leader Seen with 'Hello Kitty' Notebook
Syrian opposition leader Zahran Alloush, the head of Jaysh al-Islam , gave a speech to fellow Sunni salafist jihadists in which he announced his group's staunch opposition to the Islamic State terror organization that is currently taking over large swaths of territory in both Iraq and Syria.
JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters at Young At Art Museum
While Hello Kitty! turned 40, the Young At Art Museum opened the international traveling exhibition JAPAN: Kingdom of Characters.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Hello Kitty Waging Global War On Mr. Jihad
The Daily Mail reports [sic, obv] that Mr Men & Little Miss owner Sanrio is bent out of shape about Mr Jihad.
'Mr Jihad' T-shirts showing famous characters in suicide vests...
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Fri Jul 04, 2014
Global Voices Online
Ready Your Smartphones: The Chat App Sticker Wars Have Begun
See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.
Syrian rebel leader gives speech to Islamist militants with Hello Kitty notebook
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Wed Jul 02, 2014
Gotta catch 'em all
"They looked at me and said, 'Uh, the middle school is across the street," recalls , the Young at Museum's outreach coordinator, with a laugh.
Japanese import 'Tomodachi Life' turns out to be pretty dull
Japanese imports have a mixed record of success in the United States. Sure, Americans love karaoke and Hello Kitty.
Hello Kitty! Here's the 'demon cat' that's captivated (and terrified) Japan
Photos of the feline fiend have spread across the internet, prompting a surge of comments, shares and likes from users of the website etoday.net.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Meet Hello Kitty at Sandestin
Get excited for a weekend of shopping, savings and an opportunity to meet Hello Kitty in person at the Sandestin Family Retail Shops in the Village of Baytowne Wharf, at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
Paul Tan's Automotive News
Shell Malaysia launches range of Hello Kitty Tokidoki designer...
Kitty White fans will surely be chuffed about this, the availability of an exclusive range of collectibles of the white Japanese bobtail cat.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Freaky and frightening Japanese beauty trends
REFINE YOUR SNOZ: The Butterfly Beauty Nose Clip is designed to give you the nose shape you want by putting pressure on the bones in your nose.
Away with Words
Word of the Week: Fukubukuro
Fukubukuro: Grab bag or mystery bag containing unidentified items and sold at a substantial discount.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Nova News Now
East meets West in new Japanese exhibit at Kings County Museum
Kings County Museum volunteer Maynard Stevens bends down for a closer look at some of the Japanese artifacts collected by Kentville native Cynthia Young.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Trend Hunter Magazine
Anime Character Cafes - The Sanrio Character Ranking Awards Cafe...
Have you ever come up with a definitive Sanrio character ranking? Now you don't have to, with the opening of the Sanrio Character Ranking Award Cafe in Tokyo.