Actor's Dad Directs Him From Beyond The Grave2004-12-01 - New York, NY
- Don't say actor Michael Raynor doesn't have spirit: The ghost of his dead father is directing his career.
New Gaming System Gets Couch-Chained Gamers To Break A Sweat
2004-12-01 - San Diego, CA - A new gaming system is giving its players more than a finger workout.
Did JFK Destroy The Hat Industry?
2004-12-01 - Chicago, IL - Before Lee Harvey Oswald assassinated John F. Kennedy, hatmakers accused the president of killing off their industry.
Slow Cookers Inspire 'Crock Pot Poetry'
2004-12-01 - Chicago, IL - Crock-Pots aren't the most sexy home appliance, but they do inspire a slow-burning passion in some cooks.
Mutts Now The Popular Pooch
2004-12-01 - New York, NY - Puppies are popular gifts around Christmas time, but which breeds are most likely to be found under the Christmas tree this year?
Generation X'ers Suck At Giving Gifts
2004-12-01 - Seattle, WA - This holiday season may not be so merry for the recipients of gifts from Generation X'ers.
The Incredible, Edible Christmas Card
2004-12-01 - East Brunswick, NJ - A New Jersey company is making it possible for folks to eat their relatives at the holidays.
'Blog' Top Word Of 2004
2004-12-01 - Springfield, MA - This has been a big year for blogs. At least that's the word from the folks who put together the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
Phoner Interview Opportunities
2004-12-01 - New York, NY - Hip hop icon Lil' Kim and actress Rosie Perez are available for interviews to discuss Move Against AIDS: Return Of The Dance-a-thon, a charity event taking place Dec. 11 in New York.
In-Person Interview Opportunities
2004-12-01 - Los Angeles, CA - "Ray" star Jamie Foxx, rapper Ludacris and singing group Boys II Men are available for onsite red carpet interviews at the 9th Annual Multicultural Prism Awards taking place Dec. 17 in Los Angeles. Other celebs attending the event include Chuck D., Fat Joe and Mary J. Blige.
2004-12-01 - San Diego, CA - The story in the Nov. 30 feed headlined 'Crocodile Hunter's Boy Turns 1' contained an incorrect country code in the phone number. Arrange interviews with Steve Irwin by calling Sally Townsend at 011-61-7-5436-2019.
Flash Lites December 1st, 2004 - Rip 'N' Read Recap
2004-12-01 - Santa Monica, CA - Laurence Fishburne is going from "The Matrix" to the spelling bee. Fishburne will soon star in "Akeelah And The Bee," a drama about an 11-year-old girl who competes in the National Spelling Bee. Fishburne isn't playing the girl -- he's playing a character named "Dr. Joshua Larabee." The movie starts production early next year.
Around The Weird - Bizarre News Briefs for December 1st, 2004
2004-12-01 - Stockholm, Sweden - Norway has invaded Sweden -- with rats. Thousands of rats, which are thought to have crossed the border from Norway with garbage shipments, have invaded the town of Kiruna, Sweden. It's believed the rats came into the small mining town via its recycling center, which handles 25,000 tons of Norwegian waste a year.