Rob Salem tells his readers why he’s not attending the Television Critics Association summer press tour for the first time in about 20 years: The Toronto Star, my professional home of close to four decades, has decided in its infinite wisdom that it no longer needs nor wants a TV column, and thus no longer … Read More
By Anne Dachel Read Anne's comments after the jump. May 5, 2013, Salem (OR) Statesman Journal: UO seminar offers facts on autism May 5, 2013, NJ.com: Opinion: Expanded definition of 'autism' goes astray May 5, 2013, Green Bay Press Gazette:...
With The Lords of Salem still fresh in theaters, Rob Zombie has been doing quite a bit of press for the film. And he’s a great interview. However you feel about his work, he doesn’t seem to bullsht quite as much as a lot of other celebrity horror directors and I found him impressively candid... Read More
Farm Bill- Policy Issues Mitch Lies reported last earlier this week [Jan. 28.] at the Capital Press (Salem, Ore.) Online that, “House Speaker John Boehner refused to bring the farm bill to a vote last year because he disagreed with the bill’s dairy policy, Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., said. “‘That’s the real story,’ Schrader said. [...]
Our legislators have been summoned to Salem to give the governor the authority to negotiate a special tax guarantee for Nike in exchange for jobs and capital investment. Or maybe not. Jonathan Cooper, Associated Press: In the first of...Show More Summary
Greg Clugston, White House correspondent for the Salem Radio Network, forwarded his poem from this year’s Christmas party in the White House press briefing room basement. He said the party was attended by White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who was present for a reading of the poem. Glugston has written a poem each year since 1998. Show More Summary
Universal Uclick sent out a press release in PDF form late yesterday -- here it is: 2012_Universal_Uclick_Andrews_McMeel_Publishing_Lee_Salem_Leave_of_Absence_-10.11.12_(1).pdf hat spells out the retirement timeline for one of the major figures in all the various comics industries over the last half-century, Lee Salem. Show More Summary
US distributor Anchor Bay has acquired distribution rights to director Rob Zombie’s latest endeavor Lords of Salem, according to Dread Central. The official press release states that the company managed to snag the rights after a heated bidding war. As a result, Anchor Bay will now handle all distribution rights on the film here in [...]Show More Summary
The Salem, Oregon-based Statesman Journal is stopping its printing presses and paying the Oregonian to do the job for at least four years. Between 20 and 25 full-time and 30 part-time positions will be cut with the move. Publisher Steve Silberman says the layoffs cause “angst and heartbreak,” but it’s a smart financial move for … Read More
Salem Radio Network (SRN), the home of conservative talk radio show hosts Michael Medved, Dennis Prager, Hugh Hewitt, and Mike Gallagher, is holding the liberal Associated Press’s (AP) feet to the fire. The AP has been leaning left for years, and Salem, a major subscriber to AP, had been upset. Show More Summary
A funny thing happened on the way to today’s regularly-scheduled post: Eleventh Stack was chosen as the winner in the Public Institution category of the Salem Press Library Blog Awards. This was about as shocking as–albeit much more pleasant than–coming back … Continue reading ?
Cool – I received an honorable mention in the Salem Press Library Blog Awards for 2012! They put me in the “Public Libraries” category, which works fine (since I work at one, after all). Apparently Bobbi Newman and I were neck and neck in that category (just between you and me, I’d probably vote for [...]
Here's where to cast your vote in the Salem Press (a Division of EBSCO) Independent and Institutional Library Blogs of 2012 contest. Categories are general, academic, public, special, school and 'quirky.' LISNews obviously covers too...Show More Summary
“The Winston Salem Transit Authority posted this memo in their depressing, dingy, bus depot,” reports Bill in North Carolina. (The WSTA’s new motto: “Kick ’em while they’re down!) related: Your knees are pressing into my repressed r...
Salem, OR - Marion County, Oregon Sheriff’s were recently pressed into action after 911 callers reported a naked man engage in roadside masturbation. Deputies searching the area found footprints and a cellphone. …but no masturbator. After more time – and more 911 calls – a K9 unit was dispatched to scene. Show More Summary
On Aug. 19, the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Ag Tour, which was sponsored in part by the Capital Press. Audience Development Specialist Hannah Brause went on the tour and talked to organizers and participants about why the Ag Tour is important. Subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or your favorite RSS reader. To listen, click here.
Gamescom, Cologne - Free-to-play Massively Multiplayer Online RPG (MMORPG) Salem has received a strong showing of interest at the Gamescom show in Cologne, and at a recent Paradox Interactive press conference the devs revealed details about the game's economic system. "The economy will be based...
Salem Press has announced the call for nominations for the 2011 Library Blog Awards. The Library Blog Awards aim “to recognise blogging excellence across the library spectrum.” This year’s vote will be ‘bigger & better” with more judges, more blog categories and a public vote. Judges include Andy Woodworth (Agnostic, Maybe) and Jessamyn West (Librarian.net), [...]
Via a press release comes the news that Rob Zombie's next project, LORDS OF SALEM, will begin shooting this spring (presumably in Salem, Mass.). The thriller, set in contemporary Salem, where the inhabitants receive a demonic visit from...Show More Summary
Image by buelow from photos tagged "Bostonist" on Flickr. It was a relatively peaceful Halloween in Boston and Salem. [Boston Globe] It was a scary Sunday for dozens of gourds at BU's annual pumpkin drop. [Daily Free Press] In a twist on the recent bullying stories, a bully at Groton School committed suicide after being asked to leave. Show More Summary