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Al Kooper (born Alan Peter Kuperschmidt, February 5, 1944) is an American songwriter, record producer and musician, known for organizing Blood, Sweat & Tears (although he did not stay with the group long enough to share its popularity), providing studio support for Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965, and bringing together guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills to record the Super Session album.
Alan Zweibel (born May 20, 1950) is an American producer and writer who has worked on such productions as Saturday Night Live, PBS' Great Performances, and It's Garry Shandling's Show.
Alma mater (Latin: "nourishing/kind", "mother"; pl.) is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university or college.
The American Booksellers Association (ABA) is a non-profit trade association founded in 1900 that promotes independent bookstores in the United States.
Amy Tan (born February 19, 1952) is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and the Chinese American experience.
Armonk is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of North Castle, New York located in Westchester County.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Atheism is, in the broadest sense, the absence of belief in the existence of deities.
Barry Sonnenfeld (born April 1, 1953) is an American filmmaker and television director.
Big Trouble is a 2002 American gangster comedy film based on the novel Big Trouble by Dave Barry.
Big Trouble is a novel written by Dave Barry.
Boogers Are My Beat is a book containing a collection of articles written by Pulitzer Prize winning humor columnist Dave Barry.
Brian Antoni is the author of the well regarded novel "South Beach: The Novel".
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.
A cameo role or cameo appearance (often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance or voice part of a known person in a work of the performing arts, typically unnamed or appearing as themselves.
Carl Hiaasen (born March 12, 1953) is an American writer.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Chicken Soup for the Soul is a publishing, consumer goods and media company based in Cos Cob, CT.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Coliloquy is a digital publishing house based in San Francisco, which specializes in interactive fiction.
A comic novel is a novel-length work of humorous fiction.
A conscientious objector is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, or religion.
Copy editing (also copyediting, sometimes abbreviated ce) is the process of reviewing and correcting written material to improve accuracy, readability, and fitness for its purpose, and to ensure that it is free of error, omission, inconsistency, and repetition.
The Daily Local News is a daily newspaper that covers events in Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA, with limited coverage in neighboring Lancaster and Delaware Counties due to school districts and interscholastic league coverage in these two neighboring counties.
Dave Barry in Cyberspace is a best-selling humor book by Dave Barry.
Dave Barry Turns 40 is a humor book written by humor Columnist Dave Barry, about turning 40, as well as giving satirical advice on aging.
Dave Barry Turns 50 is a humor book written by humor columnist Dave Barry, about turning 50, and reminiscing on the events of the Baby Boomer generation, as well as satirical advice on aging.
Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs is a 1997 humor book written by Miami Herald columnist Dave Barry, chronicling the results of his bad song survey.
Dave Barry's History of the Millennium (So Far) is a book written by humorist author Dave Barry and published in 2007 by G. P. Putnam's Sons.
Dave Marsh (born March 1, 1950) is an American music critic, author, editor and radio talk show host.
Dave's World is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1993 to 1997.
DeLane Matthews (born August 7, 1961) is an American actress.
East Grand Forks (also known as EGF) is a city in Polk County, Minnesota, United States.
Edna Buchanan (née Rydzik, born March 16, 1939), Fantastic Fiction.
Elmore John Leonard Jr. (October 11, 1925August 20, 2013) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter.
There have been several cases of whale carcasses bursting (sometimes referred to as "exploding") due to a buildup of gas in the decomposition process.
The "Friday night death slot" or "Friday evening death slot" is a perceived graveyard slot in American television.
Gene Norman Weingarten (born October 2, 1951) is an American syndicated humor columnist at The Washington Post. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and is the only person to win the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing twice.
Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the state of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and is the county seat of Grand Forks County.
Greil Marcus (born June 19, 1945) is an American author, music journalist and cultural critic.
Harry Laverne Anderson (October 14, 1952 – April 16, 2018) was an American actor, comedian, and magician.
Haverford College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Haverford, Pennsylvania.
The Herald Hunt, formerly the Tropic Hunt, is an annual puzzlehunt in Miami, Florida.
I'll Mature When I'm Dead: Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood is a 2010 humor book by Dave Barry.
International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD, September 19) is a parodic holiday created in 1995 by John Baur (Ol' Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap'n Slappy), of Albany, Oregon, U.S., who proclaimed September 19 each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate.
James W. Hall (born 1947) is an American author and professor from Florida.
Joel Selvin (born February 14, 1950) is an American San Francisco-based music critic and author known for his weekly column in the San Francisco Chronicle which ran from 1972 to 2009.
John Dufresne (born January 30, 1948) is an American author of French Canadian descent born in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Kathi Kamen Goldmark (August 18, 1948 – May 24, 2012) was an American author, columnist, publishing consultant, radio and music producer, songwriter, and musician.
Les Standiford is a historian and author and has since 1985 been the Director of the Florida International University Creative Writing Program.
The Libertarian Party (LP) is a libertarian political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, non-interventionism, laissez-faire capitalism and shrinking the size and scope of government.
Libertarianism (from libertas, meaning "freedom") is a collection of political philosophies and movements that uphold liberty as a core principle.
Matthew Abraham Groening (born February 15, 1954) is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor.
The Miami Herald is a daily newspaper owned by the McClatchy Company and headquartered in Doral, Florida, a city in western Miami-Dade County and the Miami metropolitan area, several miles west of downtown Miami.
Michael Anthony Dorris (January 30, 1945 – April 10, 1997) was an American novelist and scholar who was the first Chair of the Native American Studies program at Dartmouth.
Michelle Kaufman (born 1965) is a sportswriter for the Miami Herald.
Mitchell David Albom (born May 23, 1958) is an American author, journalist, screenwriter, dramatist, radio and television broadcaster, and musician.
Naked Came the Manatee is a mystery thriller parody novel published in 1996.
The Never Land Books or Never Land Adventures are a series of short chapter books set in Never Land, the home of Peter Pan.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County.
A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.
Patrick John Warburton (born November 14, 1964) is an American comedic actor and voice artist.
Paul Levine (born January 9, 1948) is an American author of crime fiction, particularly legal thrillers.
Peter and the Secret of Rundoon is a children's novel that was published by Hyperion Books, a subsidiary of Disney, in 2007.
Peter and the Shadow Thieves is a children's novel that was published by Hyperion Books, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, in 2006.
Peter and the Starcatchers is a best-selling children's novel that was published by Hyperion Books, a subsidiary of Disney, in 2004.
Peter and the Sword of Mercy is a children's novel that was published by Hyperion Books, a subsidiary of Disney, in 2009.
Pleasantville High School is in the village of Pleasantville within the town of Mount Pleasant in Westchester County, New York, United States.
The Post Hunt is an annual puzzlehunt in Washington, DC.
Post-production is part of the process of filmmaking, video production, and photography.
Presbyterianism is a part of the reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland, and Ireland.
Print syndication distributes news articles, columns, comic strips and other features to newspapers, magazines and websites.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
The Pulitzer Prize for Commentary is one of the fourteen American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Journalism.
A рuzzlehunt is a puzzle game where teams compete to solve a series of puzzles at a particular site, in multiple sites or via the internet.
Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements formally known as the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church.
Reader's Digest is an American general-interest family magazine, published ten times a year.
Remaindered books or remainders are printed books that are no longer selling well and whose remaining unsold copies are liquidated by the publisher at greatly reduced prices.
Rene Marie Russo (born February 17, 1954) is an American actress, producer, and former model.
Ridley Pearson (born March 13, 1953 in Glen Cove, New York) is an American author of suspense and thriller novels for adults, and adventure books for children.
The Rock Bottom Remainders are an American rock and roll band, consisting of published writers, most of them both amateur musicians and popular English-language book, magazine, and newspaper authors.
James Roger McGuinn (born James Joseph McGuinn III; July 13, 1942), known professionally as Roger McGuinn and previously as Jim McGuinn, is an American musician.
Roy Alton Blount Jr. (born October 4, 1941) is an American writer, speaker, reporter, and humorist.
Samuel "Sam" Barry (born January 26, 1957) is an American author, columnist, publishing professional, and musician.
Science Fair (2008) is a novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson.
Scott Frederick Turow (born April 12, 1949) is an American author and lawyer.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Sports journalism is a form of writing that reports on sporting topics and competitions.
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.
Stranger Than Fiction is an album by various performers, most of whom are professional writers and amateur singers, released in 1998 on Kathi Kamen Goldmark's "Don't Quit Your Day Job" Records.
Tabitha Jane King (née Spruce, born March 24, 1949) is an American author and activist.
Tananarive Priscilla Due (born January 5, 1966) is an American author and educator.
The Bridge to Never Land was written by Ridley Pearson and Dave Barry and published by Disney-Hyperion in 2011.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.
The Philadelphia Inquirer is a morning daily newspaper that serves the Philadelphia metropolitan area of the United States.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Timothy Alan Dick (born June 13, 1953), known professionally as Tim Allen, is an American actor and comedian.
Tom Shroder (born 1954 in New York City) is a journalist, writer and editor who worked for the Washington Post for many years.
Tupperware is a home products line that includes preparation, storage, and serving products for the kitchen and home.
Vicki (Due) Hendricks is an American author of crime fiction, erotica, and a variety of short stories.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
The Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism is an annual award presented by Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Warren William Zevon (January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
West Chester is a borough and the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
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