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Jun
30th
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An exciting New CANDIDATE THROWS HER CAP INto THE PRESIDENTIAL RING

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! ® Spray Launches ‘Spraychel for President’ Online Campaign;

Webisode Viewers Who Vote Could Win the President’s Salary!

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 23, 2008 – Many voters, weary of the long, drawn-out presidential race, will be happy to hear there’s a new candidate in town ready to get things cooking again – and give away the president’s salary to a lucky supporter!  Spraychel, the I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spray, is running for president of the fridge in a new online animated series beginning today at www.VoteSpraychel.com. Spraychel is setting her sights on victory, but it’s the viewers taking action to get her elected who could win big – by entering a $400,000 presidential salary sweepstakes! 

The campaign features the star power of Extra’s Mark McGrath, who lends his voice to play Mr. More, Spraychel’s big brother and campaign manager.  The webisodes follow Spraychel as she campaigns on a platform of progress. “We’ve come a long way, and a vote for me means electing to enjoy zero calories and zero fat per serving, along with great butter taste,” said Spraychel. “I’m ready to cut through the fat and put aside greasy politics to give the constituents what they’re hungry for!”

Spraychel’s opponent, Maxwell Butterman, stands for the old-fashioned ways of eating. Backing Butterman are Spraychel’s arch-nemesis, Buttricia, and their spineless aide,  Ross Perogi. Spraychel is intent on spraying her message far and wide on the trail with Mr. More.

“Spraychel’s presidential bid gets my whole-hearted support,” said McGrath, co-host of the syndicated TV show Extra. “Her passion for progress just can’t stay bottled up, and I’m excited to help her bring something great to the table.”

“Spraychel for President” launches online in six weekly episodes from June 23 through “Election Day” on July 27. Viewers can join in the fun by watching the webisodes online, casting their votes for Spraychel, playing online games, and spreading the word about the campaign by rallying their friends in support of Spraychel.  Voting for Spraychel will earn visitors the chance to win a presidential salary sweepstakes of $400,000, while playing the online games provides daily chances to win instantly and additional entries into the grand prize sweepstakes.    Each time viewers visit www.VoteSpraychel.com to watch and vote for Spraychel or to play games, they increase their chances of winning.

So vote early, and vote often! Go to www.VoteSpraychel.com*.

Jun
27th
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Delicious

"Some of you may have heard but for those who haven’t, Innerpartysystem is releasing a 7” of their single “Don’t Stop” in the UK, and it’s on chocolate and fully functional! The Pennsylvanian group will become the first band to ever release their single on chocolate, and have limited the run to 100 copies.”

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We are legitimate! You know that because this other legitimate musician wears our tshirt!

Hecuba is Isabelle Albuquerque and Jon Beasley. Jon learned to walk and sing in an Alabama church choir but left the south for big cities, practicing music, art and film. The two first worked together on one of these films. A theatrical relationship developed into a musical one, and Hecuba was born! Isabelle’s performance background begins with her great grandmother’s Arabic big band in Tunisia, Africa, and travels across disciplines, generations and continents to her work today. Together, they create a new kind of sound that is distinctly Hecuba.
“The best band in LA” - Devendra Banhart (Harp Magazine)   “syncretic pandemonium… brimming with punk, prog, hip-hop, and a kind of bracing dada” - City Beat “I was shocked. And in this day and age it is damn hard to be shocked. They are performers in a true sense.” - LA Weekly Sir is the first in a set of “concept” EPs from Los Angeles-based Hecuba, and is also their debut record. On it, they expand upon ideas within the single, “Sir” to create completely new songs. It also includes a re-interpretation of of “Sir” by Lucky Dragons (appearing in the 2008 Whitney Biennial).   On the Sir EP, Hecuba explore a wide variety of musical ideas, beginning with the dark dub gospel of the original “Sir,” and moving through down-tempo sad dance cartoon music, to train-yard work song, abstract techno, and even straight-up doo-wop exaltations. Never easily catagorized, Hecuba's music has been likened to everything from a hip-hop dance party, to a punk electronic explosion, to something more introspective and strange.   They have just finished a tour with Devendra Banhart, performed at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and performed at South By Southwest this year. When asked about their influences, they replied, “It’s as if Stanley Kubrick and Patti Smith had a baby, but it was home-schooled at Pharrell's mansion by Aphex Twin, Andre 3000 and Bjork, all while spending weekends with godfather and godmother Robert Wyatt and Wendy Carlos, who put it in a crib, put on a Charles Ives record, and let it all sink in.”
(photo)Devendra Banheart wearing a Hecuba t-shirt, from People Magazine.

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Terrible press release subject lines

Yes, these are all subject lines. Despite being longer than most books I read.

Elementary school teacher turned electro-pop darling Cannonball Jane heads off on a summer tour, sans a notebook.

NYC’s Dream Bitches make your summer fun with “Coke-and-Spiriters,” out now on RIYL records. Fans of Tegan and Sara, Breeders take note.
Obscure 80s punk collector faves Bum Kon finally releases debut album 25 years after immortal Drunken Sex Sucks EP.
Die! Die! Die! tours the U.S. with Von Bondies, assails the rest of the world with brilliant new video.
Jex Thoth throws down psychedelic hard rock gauntlet with debut album, transnational band features skull-thwacking riffs, gloriously soaring female vocals, former Wooden Wand leader James Jackson Toth on bass and guitar.
Another one in this series included the phrase “lucrative kazoo sponsorship.”
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Crayons.

"I also want to see if you have anyone that is interested in covering the Donna Summer performance in Baltimore, MD @ Pier 6 Pavilion on Just 16th. The tour is in support of her new album, Crayons. This is a pretty exciting release, because it is her first original studio album in 17 years! Would you or someone from your staff like to attend and cover this show? If no one is available, are you interested in previewing it"

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"The photos of him and his big beautiful hair and album art are larger files that I can send in a separate email."

From a press release about a musician.

Apr
24th
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7UP AIMS TO SAVE EARTHLINGS FROM ALIEN INVADERS*

Offers to send a mass shipment of naturally delicious 7UP to potential space alien landing sites outside Phoenix and Orlando to prevent – or at least make more pleasant – the widespread eating of humans

Plano, TEXAS – April 24, 2008 – 7UP took note of the appearance of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) over Phoenix, Arizona and Orlando, Florida last night, and has taken immediate steps to counteract the potential threat of alien invasion.

“We read Drudge Report like everyone else,” said Matt Smith, director of brand marketing for 7UP.  “And when we saw the reports that UFOs had been spotted in the skies over two major American cities, we knew what people were thinking: they’re here to eat us.”  

Although the intentions of the aliens have yet to be established, 7UP is not prepared to take any chances with the lives of billions of humans who inhabit the planet Earth, especially on Earth Day.

“Any aliens with the technology to cross the vast gulf of space and enter Earth’s atmosphere unchallenged are clearly far more advanced than we are, so any attempt to fight them would be futile,” said Smith. “The best thing to do is to appease these creatures with a large supply of refreshing 7UP. I, for one, welcome our new alien overlords and, quite frankly, the worst case is that they’ll have something naturally delicious to wash us down with.”

7UP will be delivering a shipment of the soft drink to potential landing sites around Phoenix and Orlando. Any 7UP beverages unclaimed by the alien invaders will be free for any lucky uneaten humans to take for themselves.

For more information about 7UP’s plans to save mankind from the alien menace, please visit www.7up.com.

* Or, at the very least, give the aliens a naturally delicious chaser after they have consumed the human race.

Please feel free to post about this!

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Aquadeco

Hello-

I wanted to let you know about a stylish new Spring Water:

**Art Deco inspired Spring Water……….drink in this pure, natural
premium spring water in style.
www.aquadecowater.com
Aquadeco LLC was founded in late 2004 by Arnold Gumowitz, a successful
real estate executive who combined his love for art and buildings in
the design of the award winning bottle.
Inspired by New York’s Chrysler Building this sleek, design conscious
water is the perfect center piece for any meeting room, hotel guest,
club patron & anyone who appreciates style.
Aquadeco is being sold in select cities including New York,
Philadelphia, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Chicago and New Orleans.
This water is stylish enough to be received by the guests who stay at
the Four Seasons, Philadelphia.
It is currently being served to the cast and crew of Pelham 1,2,3,
starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta.
Aquadeco will also  be served on the Hampton Jitney this summer.
It has been recognized for it’s design and taste as it was the Gold
Medal Recipient for “Best Taste” and “Best Bottle Design” at the 2007
Berkley Springs International Water Festival.
(See Attached For Bottle Image)

Apr
9th
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Advertising In The Clouds

Have you ever wondered what you would say if you could use the clouds to advertise?
 
Lexington, AL - April 9, 2008 - Introducing Flogos, short for flying and logos. Francisco Guerra, the inventor of Flogos says, “Flogos are a revolutionary way to market products, services and events”.

Guerra, an Alabama inventor and owner of Flogos makes clouds into effective advertising of any shape with their SnowMasters manufactured cloud machine. Flogos has no limitations, it can be made in any shape, word, or logo. Flogos can be 24, 36 or 48 inches long. Flogos lasts for hours and can travel for miles

The clouds are environmentally friendly – Totally Green!

"FLOGO FOAM is safe for air travel", says Guerra.

"They will fly for miles," Guerra said. "They are durable so they last a while. "The secret is our formulation and equipment. We’re able to keep the cloud together for a long time." He said, the Flogo clouds can hover at various heights, depending on the amount of helium and oxygen mixed into the formula. "As a norm, they’ll fly about 300 to 500 feet high," Guerra said. They can sail much higher or lower if needed, he stated.

Major League Baseball franchises and various Fortune 500 companies have expressed interest, as well as a presidential campaign. Cloud advertising is easy with Flogos, as demonstrated in their testing videos: Cloud Advertising

Flogos is a new product that can be licensed or the machine can be rented. The company has a product that makes  artificial snow for national theme parks. They have provided effects in motion pictures and for various events.

Mar
28th
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Emotion, Seduction and Intimacy - Press Release

Dear X,

A new book offers the possibility that the office could become a safe, and even happy, place for both men and women. In a world where misunderstandings can escalate to lawsuits, the author, Dr Rory Ridley-Duff, offers an insightful look into the world of emotion and seduction in the office, and how, without excusing bad behaviour, one might produce an environment where sexual harassment becomes a thing of the past. The book, “Emotion, Seduction and Intimacy”, seeks to show that emotion and seduction are part of the human situation, even in the office.