Couch Film Festival :: 1st Academy Awards

The 1st Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 1927 and 1928 and took place on May 16, 1929, at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California. AMPAS president Douglas Fairbanks hosted the show. Tickets cost $5, [read more] …

Clyde May’s Debuts 9-year Cask Strength Whiskey

Clyde May’s Whiskey is pleased to announce its newest ultra-premium spirit – a limited-edition 117-proof 9-year Cask Strength whiskey. This is the second limited-edition Cask Strength whiskey from Clyde May’s. Last year’s version, an 8-year Clyde May’s Cask Strength, sold out in months and earned a Gold Medal in the 2016 New York World Wine [read more] …

Found on Kickstarter :: Rumpl Launches a Puffy Poncho

Rumpl unveiled The Original Puffy Poncho, its latest piece of outdoor gear that is versatile, fun and easily transitions from poncho to blanket. Known for offering technical blankets made for outdoor adventures, Rumpl’s new Puffy Poncho is a perfect fit for the park, festivals and around the campfire, and will surely be a conversation piece and [read more] …

Nature Photography Day

  June 15 is Nature Photography Day. The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) created the day in 2006 as a way to encourage people to learn and enjoy capturing the beauty of nature through their cameras. Nature photography is a branch of photography that is devoted to taking pictures of natural elements including landscapes, [read more] …

Dayton Ohio – Walk and Talk Book Club

  When: Saturday, June 17, 2017   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Saturday, July 15, 2017   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Saturday, August 19, 2017   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Saturday, September 16, 2017   9:00 M – 10:00 AM Where: Sweet Arrow Reserve Address: 789 Little Sugarcreek Rd, Bellbrook, OH 45440 [map it] Cost: Free Event A book [read more] …

Top Tips for a Fun Road Trip

Top Tips for a Fun Road Trip Be Comfortable Drive Between 45 and 55 mph for optimum MPG – it is a road trip not a road race. Stay off the highways. Enjoy the Scenic Byways. Roll Down the window, except for cow country. Get your favorite music ready.  Doesn’t matter what you play as [read more] …

‘If You Build It, They Will Come’ Entrepreneur Bullshit – Taxpayers Duped by Ken Ham and His Noah’s Ark Park Failure

The pitch ‘If You Build It, They Will Come’ is Entrepreneur BS. It has been almost a year since Ark Encounter opened, promising a surge of economic development in the county of 24,000 people in return for generous state and local tax breaks. The city of Williamstown issued $62 million in junk bonds, which means [read more] …

Under $100K Property Find :: Washington DC

2400 Good Hope Rd SE Apt 1 Washington, DC 20020 USD $55,000 This unit has New floor, new carpet, new bathroom and more. You will love it. Woodland is a small residential and industrial neighborhood in Southeast Washington, D.C. Woodland lies in Washington’s Ward 8, among the poorest and least developed of the city’s wards. [read more] …

National Blame Someone Else Day

National Blame Someone Else Day, an “unofficial” national holiday was invented by Anne Moeller of Clio, Michigan in 1982. One day, her alarm clock failed to go off, hence creating a domino effect of bad luck events throughout the day. The day happened to be Friday the 13th. ABOUT DR. JENNIFER L FLO For many [read more] …

AWMF Awards Jane Pauley Lifetime Achievement

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) is pleased to announce that Jane Pauley, journalist, author and anchor of ‘CBS Sunday Morning,’ will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 42nd Annual Gracie Awards Luncheon. Award-winning “CBS Sunday Morning” journalist Martha Teichner will present Pauley with the award. Dylan Dreyer, weather anchor [read more] …

LG Launches New Curved Gaming Monitor

LG Electronics launched its new 34-inch 21:9 curved UltraWide™ gaming monitor (model 34UC89G), a new premium high-resolution monitor designed to provide an immersive viewing experience as well as unique features intended to optimize gameplay, including NVIDIA G-SyncTM display technology and a 144Hz (overclock 166Hz*) refresh rate. The LG 34UC89 W features 21:9 aspect ratio that [read more] …

USA Culture :: Movie Night at the Drive-in

Tuesday, June 6th. A major pop culture phenomenon, lasting several decades, began on this date in 1933. With the automobile increasingly reshaping Americans’ habits, Richard Hollingshead opened the nation’s first drive-in movie theater in Camden, New Jersey. Soon, drive-in movies became a fixture across the country and a popular place for teenage dating and family [read more] …

Friday Fan Fiction :: James Bond

Sometimes it’s not enough and fanfiction fills the void.  007: 007 in New York By: DrStrangelovPhD Daniel Craig-era Bond with an Ian Fleming title. Bond is teamed up with CIA Agent Felix Leiter to infiltrate a museum party in New York City. Their objective is to apprehend a terrorist looking to purchase a biological weapon. Only [read more] …

Couch Film Festival :: Roger Moore

Sir Roger George Moore, KBE was an English actor. He is best known for playing secret agent James Bond in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985. He also played Simon Templar in the television series The Saint between 1962 and 1969. Moore took over the role of Bond from Sean Connery in 1972, and [read more] …

Music Pick :: First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit is a Swedish folk duo that consists of the sisters Klara (vocals/guitar) and Johanna Söderberg (vocals/keyboards/AutoHarp). When performing live, the duo has been accompanied by a drummer and a pedal steel guitarist. In 2008, they became internationally known by their YouTube video cover of the Fleet Foxes’s song “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song” [read more] …

Clean and Maintain Your Home Like an IT Professional

More and more professional are staying home due to cutbacks, layoffs or if they are lucky telecommuting.  It is a hard adjustment to become a “Home Project Manager” or “Domestic Engineer”.  The best advice I have ever received is from my Mom, “Treat your house like your computers and network”. Downloads Available      House Management [read more] …

Arrested Development Back on Netflix for New Season

The Bluths are back. Again!!! Netflix announced series creator Mitchell Hurwitz and the entire series regular cast, including: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, Will Arnett, Tony Hale, Portia de Rossi, David Cross and Alia Shawkat will return for a fifth season to premiere exclusively for Netflix members worldwide in 2018. “In talks [read more] …

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

SPONSORED ARTICLE Monthly Gift Clubs If you are looking for a great Mother’s Day gift, these subscription boxes for moms should cover everyone on your list! You can print out a gift certificate to give on Mother’s Day or just let them know their first box will be arriving soon. Subscription boxes are the most [read more] …

Under $100K Property Find :: Holyhead, Wales

4 bedroom terraced house for sale Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales $70813 USD (£55,000) A substantial four bedroom two reception room town house laid out over three floors located centrally within Holyhead. The property would benefit from internal upgrading but does offer an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to put their own stamp on it. We understand [read more] …

Shawn “JAY Z” Carter Signs 10-Year Touring Contract With Live Nation

Shawn “JAY Z” Carter and Live Nation announced an exclusive touring partnership. The agreement continues JAY Z’s longstanding partnership with the world’s leading live entertainment company. The deal includes worldwide touring, in which Live Nation will produce and promote JAY Z concert events. “Live Nation and I entered unchartered territory in 2008. Over 9 years, we [read more] …

98% of Brands Miss the Mark on Social Media

Lithium Technologies today released the State of Social Engagement 2017, its annual study that examines whether brands are using social to engage effectively with consumers. Among the key findings, 98 percent of brands are stuck in broadcast mode, relying largely on push tactics rather than proactively listening and responding to their customers across social channels. [read more] …

NFL and Twitter Partner on Live Programming

Collaboration includes NFL game highlights as well as pre-game live broadcasts on Periscope and Twitter The National Football League and Twitter today announced a new multiyear deal to deliver uniquely packaged official NFL video and other types of content to fans around the world daily, year-round. The NFL and Twitter, who have collaborated since 2013 [read more] …

The Cost Of Living Across America

This cost of living comparison measures each state against the average cost of living in the United States as a whole. We’ve examined six critical elements: housing, groceries, utilities, transportation, healthcare and miscellaneous expenses. Together, they form each state’s overall cost of living index. Hawaii came out on top with the highest cost of living [read more] …