Artist Albina Zorina Raises Money for Breast Cancer By Donating Celebrity Paintings

Well-known Artist, Albina Zorina is known for her sophisticated paintings of Angelina Jolie, Meryl Streep, Kathleen Cleaver, Al Pacino, and other A-listers. In honor of her mother Vera who had breast cancer at 51-years old and is now a breast cancer survivor, Albina has donated a stunning Angelina Jolie painting to raise funds for The Tutu Project;  a charity dear to her heart.
 
The Tutu Project was founded by Linda Carey, also a breast

Innovative Female Entrepreneurs Urge Us to Bring the Family to Old City for a Memorable “Insta Philly” Experience

What if two hard-working female entrepreneurs got together and organized a highly creative, interactive arts-oriented exhibit in Old City, Philadelphia?

The result would be Insta Philly, located at 219 Market Street, adjacent to Christ Church Courtyard. This is an Instagrammable experience with timed tickets so each guest (children and adults) has time to experience the vignettes and artwork in such a way that they feel as though they are part of each set and …

Outstanding Summer Camp Director Andy Pritikin Receives National Award For Advocacy Outreach

Andy Pritikin, the owner and director of Liberty Lake Day Camp, has been awarded the 2021 American Camp Association Special Recognition Award for his advocacy in opening summer camps in 2020-21, and the policies put into place to ensure a safe summer for campers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

His work motivated hundreds of camps across North America to open last summer, most of the rest to open for the summer of 2021.

Surrealist Salvador Dali Once Collaborated With Walt Disney

In 1944, surrealist artist Salvador Dali and Disney studio artist John Hench of Walt Disney came together to collaborate on an animated short film titled “Destino”. The film was only seven minutes in length and was not officially completed and released until 2003. 

It took nearly 60 years for “Destino” to make it’s debut and it is about a young woman and Janus, the God of Time trying to love each other. You can watch …

The Origins Of The Christmas Ornament

(PCM) It is the time of year where we are ready to deck the halls and begin trimming our Christmas trees. For many families this is time for togetherness and one of the most enjoyable aspects of the impending holiday season. The tradition of the Christmas tree as we know it today began here in America in the early 1700’s, however the Christmas tree itself dates back to 15th and 16th century Germany.  Evergreens were …

Thanksgiving History and Trivia

Thanksgiving History and Trivia

  • The first Thanksgiving in North America was on September 8, 1565 in St. Augustine, Florida. Some say it was 1578, when an explorer Martin Frobisher held a Thanksgiving celebration for surviving his journey from England. The English settlers celebrated Thanksgiving on December 4, 1619, near Jamestown Virginia. The Pilgrims celebrated their first harvest in 1621, but they did not hold a true Thanksgiving until 1623.
  • The trip to Plymouth Rock took

Ill-Fated Cartoon Characters And Why They Were So Hated!

(PCM) Cartoons are a huge part of popular culture and just about everyone’s childhood while growing up. We all can list our favorites, depending upon one’s particular generation. Some cartoons have withstood the test of time and continue to air, with new episodes and reruns both, to this very day.

Many of us shared love for certain cartoon characters in specific such as Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, He-Man, the Thundercats, The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo, Mickey Mouse, …

Is The Twinkie Defense Actually A Real Thing?

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(PCM) Over the years criminals have gotten away with some very serious crimes by using some rather odd defenses. Many have claimed mental illness, while others have used some more far out excuses such as the “Twinkie Defense”. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is definitely a real thing!

The “Twinkie Defense” first appeared in 1978 when Dan White was accused of killing Harvey Milk and George Moscone. The jury in the case …

Love Her Or Hate Her But Don’t Forget Her On National Mother In Law Day!

(PCM) Celebrated annually on the fourth Sunday in October, Mother In Law Day is a day to celebrate that special woman who gave birth to your spouse. Even if the two of you fail to see eye to eye majority of the time, for one day, place your differences aside and try to find some time to bond today.

Perhaps you could send a bouquet of flowers, set up some dinner plans, drop a card …

The Story Behind The Iconic Cartoon Character Bugs Bunny!

(PCM) The Merrie Melodies/Looney Tunes cartoon character is one of the most widely recognizable throughout popular culture and around the globe. Bugs Bunny has been in more films than any other cartoon character and has also earned the rank of being the ninth most portrayed film character in history.

Bugs Bunny has appeared in numerous television shows, as well, and even managed to nab his very own star on Hollywood’s Walk Of Fame. Not too …

See You Next Wednesday

(aMyth) “See you next Wednesday” was first heard in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. It was said to the astronaut, Frank Poole, by his wife and father, right before Hal killed everybody off. Frank was long gone by that referenced Wednesday.

John Landis claims he originally had the movie idea as a fifteen year old, in 1965, but the film has never actually been made. He has said that he purposely referenced his …

Strange, but True: The Story of Edgar Allan Poe

Not only are his works of literature the stuff of legends these days, but Edgar Allan Poe himself has become a legend in his own right. He may not be the drunkard and drug-addict that an enemy claimed he was in a largely false biography, but there is certainly enough mystery to make it most appropriate that he is best known for dark and macabre works of his own.

I don’t know when my own …