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Archive for January, 2013

Ron Shusett Talks About Total Recall, Alien, and More on MidniteTicket

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 21, 2013

Image“Writer and Producer Ron Shusett began his career by collaborating with Writer Director Dan O’Bannon on the screenplay that would become the sci-fi horror classic Alien. Shusett and O’Bannon went on to develop Total Recall (1990) from the Philip K. Dick short story We Can Remember it for You Wholesale, which Ron had optioned for the screen prior to meeting O’Bannon. Midnite Ticket recently spoke with Shusett about Total RecallAlien and science fiction filmmaking:”

Read the 3-part interview at MidniteTicket.com

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Internships Available!

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 18, 2013

Just a reminder, LCO is ALWAYS looking for volunteer interns!!

Read this listing and apply!

If you have any questions, DM us on Twitter (@lcoonline) and we’d be more than happy to help!

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Gail Thackray on The Dr. Pat Show

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 18, 2013

ImageCheck out Gail Thackray on the Dr. Pat Show talking about the new year, John of God, and helping audience members that call in, at TheDrPatShow.com

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Diane Namm and Several Specialists from a Variety of Fields Talk About Modern-Day Slavery

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 18, 2013

ImageWritten by Cameron Conaway

“Global awareness campaigns are stronger than ever thanks to social media. Let’s take Twitter for example. Rotary International has had tremendous success spreading their #EndPolioNow mission and most recently I’ve discovered the Indigenous Rights Revolution through their #IdleNoMore campaign. With social media however, can come a whole lot of misinformation and most of the time it’s skewed towards the extreme. As my finger is on the pulse of all things human trafficking such skewing in this field has been most evident to me. It’s true that even the spread of misinformation can lead to positive results. My Twitter feed often lights up with some horrendous statistic that has no source but certainly pulls on emotions and leads to more people getting involved in the fight. Still, nothing works in a fight quite like the truth. In a physical altercation truth screams and there are immediate results. In an awareness campaign like the fight against human trafficking, however, truth’s voice can get lost in the current. So I cast a question into the current, “What are the biggest misconceptions about human trafficking?”

Go to Goodmenproject.com to read what specialists are saying.

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How to: Enhance Reading for Children with Laughter

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 18, 2013

ImageWritten by Diane Namm
“Most of us remember fondly the experience of either cuddling with a parent, or a child, in a rocking chair or at bedtime, reading stories that transport us into other worlds without ever leaving the comfort of our homes. But the reading process, the ability to learn to read, isn’t acquired in an instant.  It happens over the course of several cognitive learning stages.  

Pre-readers like to look at books and be read to. They emulate reading, by holding books and pretending to read them. Children learn about words from songs, rhymes, signs and packages.  This ultimately leads to an understanding that their own thoughts can be put into print and that they can use pictures and memory to retell a story.

Giving a child the gift of reading takes patience and a sense of humor. A joke book fits uniquely into this process

Read about how to use humor to enhance children’s reading experiences on HowToLearn.com

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Tips for Dating with Multiple Marriages

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 16, 2013

ImageWritten by Richard Asa
Photo by Digital Images/Getty Images

“With divorce rates in the U.S. consistently reported at 30 to 50 percent, odds are pretty good that anyone on the dating scene is dancing, dining and moviegoing with someone who has been divorced, and often more than once.

Relationship experts don’t necessarily see problems with dating someone who has been divorced more than once, but it depends on circumstances.”

Read tips from author Marcy Miller and others at ChicagoTribune.com

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Ron Shusett Interview in Yes! Weekly

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 16, 2013

ron-shusettWritten by Mark Burger

For devotees of science-fiction, horror and fantasy, Ronald Shusett is a name to be reckoned with. As a writer and producer, his credits include such blockbusters as Alien (1979),Total Recall (1990) and Minority Report (2002), as well as the cult classic Dead & Buried (1981) and the box-office hit Above the Law (1988), which made an instant action star of Steven Seagal.

In an exclusive interview with YES! Weekly, Shusett talked about the past, present and future, hits and misses, and lessons learned from almost 40 years playing the Hollywood game.”

Read the rest of the interview on YesWeekly.com

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Marcy Miller’s ‘Rebooting in Beverly Hills’ Reviewed on the Examiner

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 16, 2013

ImageWritten by Sheila OConner

“World travelers looking for a great book to read on their next overseas voyage, should be sure to check out the book, ‘Rebooting in Beverly Hills‘ by Marcy Miller.

In a society focused on finding “The One” when you’re young enough to live a life glamorized in all manner of media, what happens when you find yourself facing that struggle past the dreaded age of forty-five?”

Read the rest of the review at Examiner.com

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What You Should Eat to Fuel your Workouts: Carbs, Fats, Protein

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 16, 2013

ImageWritten by Jackie Keller

” The human body, like any machine, needs high quality fuel in order to function at its very best. For athletes, whose bodies may be the most fine-tuned and remarkable machines on the planet, this requirement is especially critical. Without proper nutrition, an entire season of exercise and training can be entirely wasted, and competitions can be lost or won based on how well you fuel the machine that is your body. All athletes, from amateurs to Olympians, have begun to realize that a proper and well-maintained diet can make the difference between results and waste or victory and defeat.

Carbohydrates, protein, and fat are the three macromolecules that provide these calories, and your body utilizes them in different ways dependent on their chemical composition and energetic breakdown. By properly proportioning the amount of calories and nutrients you get from these sources, you can fine-tune your diet in order to help you achieve your athletic goals.”

Get the details of how a pre-workout meal should be created on Inspiyr.com

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Carroll & Co. Picks The Top 10 Staples of a Man’s Wardrobe

Posted by Levine Communications Office on January 15, 2013

ImageWant to be able to look like Fred Astaire, Cary Grant, and Frank Sinatra? Carroll & Co. could help you with their latest picks on Monsters and Critics. Having been in the business of men’s fashion for over 62 years, it’d be smart to listen to Carroll & Co. when it comes to wardrobe choices.

Check out Monsters and Critics to see what every man should own.

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