Woman Owned Publishing House Featured in Gift Bags to 2019 Golden Globe Nominees and Presenters

Running Wild Anthology of Stories Vol. 2

Running Wild Press will be featured in gift bags to 2019 Golden Globe Nominees and Presenters

We’ve been nominated for several awards. To finish the year off with a bang and start 2019 fantastically, our books will be included in gift bags to 2019 Golden Globe nominees.”

— Lisa Diane Kastner

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, December 29, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — This is Lisa Diane Kastner, the Founder and Executive Editor at Running Wild Press https://www.runningwildpress.com

We are an atypical publishing house with an all woman staff and volunteers plus we only publishing great stories and great writing that don’t fit neatly in a box.

In only our second full year of publishing we’re excited to say we’ve had an impressive year.

We’ve been nominated for several awards including the Pushcart Prize. To finish the year off with a bang and start 2019 with a fantastic start, two of our books will be included in gift bags to 2019 Golden Globe nominees and presenters the weekend of January 7, 2019.

When we were informed that both "Frontal Matter: Glue Gone Wild’ and ‘Running Wild Anthology of Stories, Volume 2" would be included in the gift bags, I couldn’t be more thrilled. This is the perfect tribute to our authors, our readers, and the stories of 2018 as well as a gorgeous beginning to 2019.

“Frontal Matter: Glue Gone Wild” by Suzanne Samples is a fun, funny, and heartbreakingly real memoir of a woman's fight against terminal brain cancer. The writing is honest, charming, and full of cuss words.

“Running Wild Anthology of Stories, Volume 2” contains over twenty stories that will make your heart race, make you joyful, fearful, thrilled, inspired, and horrified. Including, "Life After Breath” by Tori Eldridge and “Visiting Friends” by Rebecca House which were named to the HWA Bram Stoker Award™ 2018 Reading List.

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Small Town Gal blog: Editor Profile – Lisa Diane Kastner

JMWW blog: Running Wild: An Interview With Lisa Diane Kastner By Curt Smith

Lisa Haselton’s Reviews and Interviews

The Speculative Fiction Cantina

Books Chatter blog

Littsburgh

Additional audio interviews are available on Soundcloud

Want to know more? Read below for a few snippets.

How Did Running Wild Press Get Into The Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards Gift Bags?

A dear friend reached out to me and mentioned that there was an opportunity to be included. There are only a handful of companies authorized to provide gift baskets for events such as the Golden Globes, the Emmys, the Grammys, the Oscars, and SAG Awards. I figured, heck, can’t hurt to have a chat. That chat resulted in our stories being included in 50 gift bags for both Golden Globe nominees and presenters as well as SAG Award nominees and presenters. We couldn’t be more excited. Only a select few are invited to be included in these baskets so this truly is an honor.

Who Among the Recipients Are You Most Excited to Meet?

Admittedly, I doubt that I’ll personally meet any of the celebrities or nominees during the weekend of the Golden Globes or the Screen Actors Guild Awards, but I am incredibly excited to have the likes of Bradly Cooper, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee, Constance Wu, Charlize Theron, and Lin-Manuel Miranda read these amazing stories.

I have admired Bradley Cooper’s rise and strategic choices for years. Lady Gaga continues to broaden and expand her repertoire. Her ability to tap into her own meager beginnings in “A Star Is Born” was truly breathtaking. Spike Lee’s true gift to bring forth real life situations and demonstrate their relevance to today’s society is beyond phenomenal. Constance Wu and the rest of the cast of “Crazy Rich Asians” not only brought theatrical houses down but showed the world how a Rom-Con should be done. And Lin-Manuel’s gifts for storytelling – no matter the form (Have you seen his Twitter account? Oy!) continues to inspire. I could go on and on. Needless to say, we’re proud to have these stories in such amazingly talented artists’ hands.

What Inspired You to Start Running Wild Press?

I had spent over a decade studying the art of storytelling from New York Times Bestsellers, such as Jonathan Maberry, Alexander Chee, Porochista Khakpour, Da Chen, Pulitzer Prize nominees such as Luis Alberto Urrea, National Book Award winners such as Julia Glass, Ha Jin, and PEN Award winners such as Percival Everett. I studied fiction, non-fiction, memoir, journalism, screenplay writing. Each experience and interaction brought greater knowledge and understanding.

I ran several writers workshops and writing organizations including Running Wild Writers Community out of Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia. I often found writers whose writing was on-point – truly magical stories with great writing; the pieces simply needed a little tweaking. I gave the authors feedback and recommended that they send the pieces out for publication. I checked with each one and was often shocked when they said they couldn’t find home for their work. When I asked why, they informed me that the publications said the author’s writing was wonderful but didn’t quite fit.

The more I heard this, the clearer it was that tons of great stories with great writing simply don’t fit into mainstream media.

So, I created Running Wild Press for great stories and great writing that don’t fit neatly in a box to find worldwide audiences. I’ve been humbled by the public’s enthusiastic response to our stories. We’ve been nominated for several “Best of” collections, the Pushcart Prize, and several more honors that are currently in the works.

Lisa Diane Kastner
Running Wild Press
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Running Wild Press Featured in Gift Baskets to 2019 Golden Globe Nominees and Presenters

Running Wild Anthology of Stories Vol. 2

Running Wild Press has had an impressive year. Nominated for several awards, the founder is excited to be included in gift bags to Golden Globe nominees.

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, December 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — In their third year of publishing, Running Wild Press has had an impressive year. Already nominated for several awards including the Pushcart Prize, the executive editor, Lisa Diane Kastner, is excited for two of the press’s books to be included in gift bags to 2019 Golden Globe nominees and presenters. The bags will be gifted to actors, actresses, and presenters for the 2019 Golden Globes the weekend of January 7, 2019.

“When we were informed that both ‘Frontal Matter: Glue Gone Wild’ and ‘Running Wild Anthology of Stories, Volume 2’ would be included in the gift bags, I couldn’t be more thrilled,” said Lisa Diane Kastner, Founder and Executive Editor of Running Wild Press. “This is the perfect tribute to our authors, our readers, and the stories of 2018 as well as a gorgeous beginning to 2019.”

Lisa founded Running Wild Press with the vision to bring great stories and great writing that do not fit neatly in a box to readers worldwide.
“In 2018, we published nine books with stories ranging from personal narratives to cross-genre fiction and non-fiction,” said Lisa. “These two books represent a great compilation of our narratives.”

Never one to shy from an opportunity to feature talents who don’t necessarily fit in mainstream media, we chatted with Lisa about the press, the Golden Globes, and anything else we could fit in.

How Did You Get Into The Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards Gift Bags?
A dear friend reached out to me and mentioned that there was an opportunity to be included. There are only a handful of companies authorized to provide gift baskets for events such as the Golden Globes, the Emmys, the Grammys, the Oscars, and SAG Awards. I figured, heck, can’t hurt to have a chat. That chat resulted in our stories being included in 50 gift bags for both Golden Globe nominees and presenters as well as SAG Award nominees and presenters. We couldn’t be more excited. Only a select few are invited to be included in these baskets so this truly is an honor.

Who Among the Recipients Are You Most Excited to Meet?
Admittedly, I doubt that I’ll personally meet any of the celebrities or nominees during the weekend of the Golden Globes or the Screen Actors Guild Awards, but I am incredibly excited to have the likes of Bradly Cooper, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee, Constance Wu, Charlize Theron, and Lin-Manuel Miranda read these amazing stories.

I have admired Bradley Cooper’s rise and strategic choices for years. Lady Gaga continues to broaden and expand her repertoire. Her ability to tap into her own meager beginnings in “A Star Is Born” was truly breathtaking. Spike Lee’s true gift to bring forth real life situations and demonstrate their relevance to today’s society is beyond phenomenal. Constance Wu and the rest of the cast of “Crazy Rich Asians” not only brought theatrical houses down but showed the world how a Rom-Con should be done. And Lin-Manuel’s gifts for storytelling – no matter the form (Have you seen his Twitter account? Oy!) continues to inspire. I could go on and on. Needless to say, we’re proud to have these stories in such amazingly talented artists’ hands.

What Inspired You to Start Running Wild Press?
I had spent over a decade studying the art of storytelling from New York Times Bestsellers, such as Jonathan Maberry, Alexander Chee, Porochista Khakpour, Da Chen, Pulitzer Prize nominees such as Luis Alberto Urrea, National Book Award winners such as Julia Glass, Ha Jin, and PEN Award winners such as Percival Everett. I studied fiction, non-fiction, memoir, journalism, screenplay writing. Each experience and interaction brought greater knowledge and understanding.
I ran several writers workshops including Running Wild Writers Community out of Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia. I often found writers whose writing was on-point – truly magical stories with great writing; the pieces simply needed a little tweaking. I gave the authors feedback and recommended that they send the pieces out for publication. I checked with each one and was often shocked when they said they couldn’t find home for their work. When I asked why, they informed me that the publications said the author’s writing was wonderful but didn’t quite fit. The more I heard this, the clearer it was that tons of great stories with great writing simply don’t fit into the mainstream media. So, I created Running Wild Press for great stories and great writing that don’t fit neatly in a box to find worldwide audiences. I’ve been humbled by the public’s enthusiastic response to our stories. We’ve been nominated for several “Best of” collections, the Pushcart Prize, and several more honors that are currently in the works.
To find out more about Lisa and Running Wild Press, go to www.runningwildpress.com or call 610-235-9626.
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Previous articles about Lisa Diane Kastner and Running Wild Press include:
• Small Town Gal blog: Editor Profile – Lisa Diane Kastner
• JMWW blog: Running Wild: An Interview With Lisa Diane Kastner By Curt Smith
• Lisa Haselton’s Reviews and Interviews
• The Speculative Fiction Cantina
• Books Chatter blog
• Littsburgh
• Additional audio interviews are available on Soundcloud

Lisa Diane Kastner
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STREAMERS ARE DOUBLING THEIR AUDIENCE REACH WITH THIS GAME

You’re Invited to the House Party

The best-kept secret by Streamers is the House Party game.

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, December 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Eek! Games today announced its House Party video game is a favorite amongst streamers who are posting videos and seeing their audience impressions sky-rocket, with some seeing an average viewership increase of over 150%.

Whether it’s a video game streamer or not, having a video of this zany game with its side-splitting humor, engages audiences like none other. While House Party is banned on Twitch due to sexual content, on YouTube, streamers are enjoying over-the-top engagement and impressions from grateful audiences, both male and female, alike.
Whether it’s a streamer with tens of millions of subscribers or tens of thousands, videos of the House Party game have proven to more than double their average video impression, episode after episode. No wonder it’s the best kept secret in gaming….who wouldn't want such numbers to their own.

The gaming community has embraced House Party as an intelligent and challenging sexy PC sim game and a refreshing and stimulating game for male and female gamers, alike. House Party is this generation’s American Pie™ meets Porky’s™ set in modern-day suburbia with a zany cast of therapy-needing guests, including eight girls and four guys. No surprise that the latest version of the early access game has been receiving over 90% VERY POSITIVE reviews on Steam.

Here’s what gamers are saying…”This is the most messed up game I have ever played in my entire life, and I mean that in the best way possible. I laughed so hard throughout the game. I've only gone through one play-though, but there’s a bunch of different endings to get. If you want to have a hard laugh and hard-on at the same time, this game is totally recommended!”

YouTube streamers such as "PewdiePie", "JackSepticEye" and "MessYourself" have all covered the House Party game and seen their impression numbers boosted significantly versus their average videos. Others, such as "MattShea" are also re-engaging their audiences with multiple episodes of the game and seeing strong retention and consistently high viewership.

According to Bobby Ricci, the CEO and Founder of Eek! Games, "It’s a real complement the many daily requests we receive from streamers wishing for a key to the House Party game so they can stream it for their audiences. It’s no surprise that audiences appreciate a new kind of game experience to watch, and a break from the usual shooting, hacking and slashing. Streamers are spicing it up a little with House Party and they are reaping the rewards. Across the board, streamers are creating entertaining videos and posting episode after episode of the game and seeing consistent and repeat impressions!”

House Party is about crazy real-world situations without the hangover the next morning or a trip to the local clinic. Players dictate the gameplay and story direction with the choices they make, and a robust AI allows the characters to respond to any stimuli and choices throws at them.

Consistently, streamers are generating impression numbers that rival the leading games in the market, doubling their average reach versus other game or general videos they post. The reason is obvious to players and savvy streamers are starting catch on. House Party is hysterical to play and watch and it has global appeal. Certainly, House Party comes with all the debauchery you’d expect, however, virtually all videos posted of the game have no sexual content at all and streamers can use the in-game nudity censor too.

The House Party game is available on Steam, at https://store.steampowered.com/agecheck/app/611790/

About Eek Games!

Eek! Games was started in 2015 by Bobby Ricci who programmed and launched the “House Party” video game.
In 2017 House Party was launched on Steam, as an Early Access game. Even though it was still very premature, the initial reception was surprising and the community built quickly. The game sold over 30,000 copies in the first few weeks and over 300,000 purchased downloads in its first year, alone.
Bobby and Eek! Games have many more game ideas brewing with a new title in the works for a tentative 2020 Early Access release.

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Spotlight Capital Holdings,Inc. Announces the Completion (Beginning) of the Current Business Model

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, December 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Spotlight Capital Holdings, Inc. Announces the Completion (Beginning) of its Current Business Model

Spotlight Capital Holdings Inc. (OTC.PK: SLCH) proudly announces that it has completed its corporate restructuring and the Company has identified projects that it has agreed to invest resources in to expand its current business model. Spotlight’s executive team has prepared to move forward with its new business model based on negotiations from its most recent meetings with Merger and partnership candidates that need expansion to increase cash flow, build asset value, and increase profitability. These are the priorities and values most relevant for our shareholders and other key potential stakeholders, because the merger/partnership candidates will also increase the value of Spotlight’s stock, by providing additional revenues and assets, to our overall evaluation.

In addition to Merger/Partnership Agreements that will soon be announced with companies in the Social Network Market , Online Movie Streaming, Music Apps and Distribution, Entertainment retail marketing, Television Production, Movie Production, Entertainment News, Internet and Identity Fraud prevention, Spotlight is also currently in development of its own applications that will revolutionize the way consumers have access to the music or the various types of films that that particular consumer is interested in.

We are very confident in the future of Spotlight by moving forward with our partnerships. The restructuring process has been a work in progress and we feel that taking the necessary time to restructure the Company and build a platform that has a solid foundation gave us the time to grow organically and build towards becoming the next media giant, with expected profits in 2019.

Safe Harbor Statement
This news release may contain "forward-looking" statements. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward looking-statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include such factors as uncertainty of consumer demand for the Company's products, as well as additional risks and uncertainties that are identified and described in Company's SEC reports. Actual results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements in this press release. Statements made herein are as of the date of this press release and should not be relied upon as of any subsequent date. The Company does not undertake, and it specifically disclaims, any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect occurrences, developments, events, or circumstances after the date of such statements.

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HOUSE PARTY RELEASES V.0.12.3 – A HUGE PARTY FAVORITE WITH PLAYERS

Players get a deeper taste of Madison and dozens of new features

NEW YORK, NY, USA, December 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Eek! Games today announced the release of House Party V.0.12.3 adding volumes of enhancements to the House Party game, including a complete character engagement and storyline behind the Madison character, wowing sex scenes, and plenty of new enhancements designed to engage and entertain players more than ever.

The players have spoken and are loving the new House Party experience, with a whopping 90%+ VERY POSITIVE reviews on Steam. As one gamer wrote, “The company keeps coming up with improvements on everything, from the stories to the graphics to the general atmosphere. Additions have so far come regularly and have been significant. Modders are also active adding their own content.”

The gaming community has embraced House Party for the refreshing game it is…an intelligent and challenging sexy PC sim game, acknowledging it as ”One of the most fun dating/hookup sims they've played.” House Party has come a long way since its Early Access debut in 2017 and has evolved into a fun and crazy real-world situation for gamers to enjoy without the morning hangover, guilt or trip to the local clinic.

According to Bobby Ricci, the CEO and Founder of Eek! Games, "This release is our biggest update to date, and we're happy to be bringing players more story, more fun, and more choices than ever before!".

The House Party game is certainly intentionally risqué in nature is this generational “American Pie™” meets “Porky’s™”, but it’s executed in a smart game about choices, which doesn't insult your intelligence. Fun for males and females, alike, House Party delivers a unique gameplay mechanic through an advanced AI system where the player’s every choice influences the reaction and outcome of the game.
In October Steam also opened the way to a DLC patch allowing gamers to unlock the censorship in the core game and experience House Party in the way it was originally intended. Eek! warns its players that “terrible things are happening” when they unlock this ‘explicit’ version of the game, unleashing plenty of debauchery, sex and comedic fun between player and the zany, therapy-needing cast.

Eeek! has also added Spanish and German language subtitles, so we are about to see House Party expand into new territories to entertain millions of new gamers.
They have also evolved the Custom Story Creator, which allows players to create their own stories for the game. This feature enables players to create and share their stories with others who can play through new experiences and new character reactions for tremendous and fun replay-ability.

The community is also looking forward to new updates in 2019, when we can expect the in-game debuts of The Game Grumps and Lety Does Stuff as new cast members set to spice things up at the house.

The House Party gamer is available on Early Access on Steam at https://store.steampowered.com/agecheck/app/611790/

About Eek Games!
Eek! Games was founded by Bobby Ricci, an experienced programmer, in 2015, with re “House Party” as its first release. n 2017 House Party was launched on Steam, as an Early Access game. Even though it was still very premature, the initial reception was surprising and the community built quickly. The game sold over 30,000 copies in the first few weeks and over 300,000 in its first year, alone.

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A public sculpture of the Russian folk character Baba Yaga will appear in the heart of London

Baba Yaga

On Christmas day the sculpture, devoted to the Russian fairytale character Baba Yaga, will be installed on Beauchamp Place, London.

LONDON, UK, December 24, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — On Christmas day the sculpture, devoted to the Russian fairytale heroine Baba Yaga, will be installed on Beauchamp Place. Sitting on a bench, speckled with glowing runes and traditional Russian designs, Baba Yaga will represent a unique diplomat – aside from time and politics. Her task will be to create an intercultural dialogue between two great nations, which are linked by ancient ties.

The opening will take place on December 25th at 2 p.m. on 14-15 Beauchamp Place in London. “This art project is a development of the BY (Baba Yaga) project having various objectives one of which being the story about the best qualities of the Russian people reflected in ancient fairytales. Baba Yaga – one of the most important Slavic mythological characters. She possesses wisdom, magical powers and extreme sensitivity to such a concept as justice. Furthermore, she is a mentor because she passes on her knowledge to the younger generation”, says Irina Lagoshina, the sculptor who has created several works of Baba Yaga for the BY Project.

Initially BY project was implemented so that the Russian people, aside from everything, remembered and respected their history. The popularity of the fairytale heroine prompted the authors to create the character of Baba Yaga as a “peacemaker” and an “enlightener” in various parts of the world. Art is being used as a unique language, one that can be freely and openly spoken on a variety of topics. History, humor, modern technologies and means of communication are closely intertwined in the art project.

Project BY is interesting and understandable to the younger generation. Baba Yaga is an active modern blogger (having 130 thousand followers on Instagram) and her performances with “granddaughters” twins Katia and Volga differ in enthusiasm and unite Russian traditions with mass modern culture. Clips of the “animated” Baba Yaga on a mortar in different countries have already earned several million views. The show that accompanies every new sculpture opening in different countries always gathers many spectators.

Currently the sculptures that are dedicated to Baba Yaga are installed in the USA (Miami), UAE (Dubai). The sculptures were left to remain after participation in international exhibitions of contemporary art, Miami Art Week 2017 and world Art Dubai 2018. Baba Yaga sculptures are also displayed in Russian cities: Ekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk and Ufa.

The first international project with the participation of Baba Yaga took place in December 2017 during Miami Art Week (USA). She appeared in the form of a Russian Super Heroine with unsurpassed magical powers and wisdom. One of the main project goals was to form a cultural dialogue: everyone interested could leave a signature or comment on the sculpture itself. It made the art project a unique multi-national work of art. Today the sculpture garnishes the seafront of the North Beach in Miami.

In April 2018, during the exhibition World Art Dubai a project was presented entitled “Cultural Code” dedicated to the mysteries of the Russian history and mythology. The sculpture of Baba Yaga is now installed on the La Mare promenade in a prestigious area of Dubai. It has already become a local landmark. Visitors can attempt to decipher the secret “messages of Baba Yaga” by scanning QR-codes on the surface of the art object.

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Grammy Awards Receive Recognition by RahTwoFive in Song "Super Winner"

RahTwoFive, Photo Credit: Gerard Victor, 2018, used with kind courtesy of the artist

RahTwoFive, Photo Credit: Mario Marquez

RahTwoFive; Vol. 1: Photo Credit: Diego Ramos, Artwork by Nicholaus, used with kind courtesy.

Grammy Awards Receive Recognition in Song "Super Winner" by RahTwoFive, and Thanks from the Artist for Bringing Diversity

The Recording Academy™ has reaffirmed its commitment to music creators across all facets of our industry.”

— Neil Portnow; Recording Academy™ President and CEO

MALIBU, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, December 24, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Grammy Awards® have received recognition in one of rap and hip hop's most feel-good new songs; "Super Winner" by artist RahTwoFive. The artist further thanked The Recording Academy™ today on their support of inclusion and diversity.

Born and raised in the United States, RahTwoFive started his creative arts career as a fashion designer, graduating from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles. Influenced by a diverse array of artists, from Kayne West and Drake to Michael Jackson, RahTwoFive went on to work with Detroit internet star and Kid's Choice Award Winner Jay Hilfigerrr, releasing their hot new song and video titled "Fire." With his song "Super Winner," RahTwoFive memorializes the importance of the Grammys® not only to him, but to the music industry at large.

Having announced this year's Grammy® nominees for 2018, The Recording Academy™ will celebrate for the first time, eight nominees in each of the General Field categories including: Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Best New Artist. The 61st Annual Grammy Awards® will be presented by The Recording Academy™ on Sunday, February 10th, 2019, live from Los Angeles' Staples Center, and on TV on CBS from 8:00–11:30 p.m. Eastern, 7:00-10:30 p.m. Central, and 5:00–8:30 p.m. Pacific.

Recording Academy™ President and CEO Neil Portnow states, "Reflection, reevaluation, and implementation have been the driving forces at the Recording Academy over the past year. From convening our Task Force On Diversity & Inclusion, and launching our new community-driven membership model, to increasing the number of nominees in the General Field, and to playing a leadership role in the successful passage of the landmark Music Modernization Act, the Recording Academy™ has reaffirmed its commitment to music creators across all facets of our industry."

With his Indian and American roots, RahTwoFive thanks The Recording Academy™ for their continued legacy of excellence in music, and expansion in the areas of diversity. RahTwoFive's multi-cultural ties are dynamically exemplified in the ethnic mix of his sound; seamlessly blending genres of pop, rap, hip-hop, jazz, world-beat, and R&B, among more. Working with many of his genres' artists and producers at the top of their game, RahTwoFive's recent single "Super Winner" is an anthem to success, and doing the right thing. The unforgettable rap song's shout out to the Grammys® is as memorable as it is fitting for such a time in the evolution of music's greatest awards show.

Recording Academy President and CEO Mr. Portnow states, "It’s our awards process that has taken a front seat during this evolutionary period to ensure the Grammy Awards® reflect the ever-changing needs of the creative community. We are proud of this year's nominations results and congratulate all of the talented and deserving nominees."

RahTwoFive states of the show; "I want to congratulate every artist on their nomination so far. There is nothing bigger than The Grammys®, and no better award show in music. It is a great honor for anyone to be a part of."

The following is a partial sampling of nominations from the Grammy® Awards' 30 Fields and 84 categories.

Record Of The Year:

"I Like It" — Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
"The Joke" — Brandi Carlile
"This Is America" — Childish Gambino
"God's Plan" — Drake
"Shallow" — Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
"All The Stars" — Kendrick Lamar & SZA
"Rockstar" — Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage
"The Middle" — Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

Album Of The Year:

Invasion Of Privacy — Cardi B
By The Way, I Forgive You — Brandi Carlile
Scorpion — Drake
H.E.R. — H.E.R.
Beerbongs & Bentleys — Post Malone
Dirty Computer — Janelle Monáe
Golden Hour — Kacey Musgraves
Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By (Various Artists)

Song Of The Year:

"All The Stars" — Kendrick Duckworth, Solána Rowe, Al Shuckburgh, Mark Spears & Anthony Tiffith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar & SZA)
"Boo'd Up" — Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)
"God's Plan" — Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)
"In My Blood" — Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, Shawn Mendes & Geoffrey Warburton, songwriters (Shawn Mendes)
"The Joke" — Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters (Brandi Carlile)
"The Middle" — Sarah Aarons, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha & Anton Zaslavski, songwriters (Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey)
"Shallow" — Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)
"This Is America" — Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)

Best New Artist:

Chloe x Halle
Luke Combs
Greta Van Fleet
H.E.R.
Dua Lipa*
Margo Price
Bebe Rexha
Jorja Smith

Best Rap Album:

Invasion Of Privacy — Cardi B
Swimming — Mac Miller
Victory Lap — Nipsey Hussle
Daytona — Pusha T
Astroworld — Travis Scott

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical:

Boi-1da
Larry Klein
Linda Perry
Kanye West
Pharrell Williams

For a complete nominations list, visit www.grammy.com.

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Check out the official music video of the song "Super Winner" by RahTwoFive here below.

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Mob Making Millions in Online Porn, Sex Tape Scandal & Hollywood Celebrity Nude Pics

Former Playboy Model and Author Gail Thackray

Gail Thackray shocks the world with her sexy tell-all book about her nude photo business valued at over $50 Million.

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, December 23, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The producer of some of the infamous Stormy Daniels nude photos as well as naked pics of other mega famous Hollywood celebs, Gail Thackray shocks the world with her sexy tell-all book about her nude photo business valued at over $50 Million: “Running with Wolves, a Woman’s Memoir of Sex, Scandal and Seduction.”

The book contains jaw-dropping details about working for the Mob and how they made millions in online porn. It is filled with scandalous revelations such as shopping sexy pics of a famous Billionaire’s wife with attorney Keith Davidson who recently represented Stormy Daniels in the hush-money payoff to Michael Cohen for President Trump.

And if you’re surprised that Kim Kardashian confessed she was on drugs during the making of her sex tape, wait until you read the story of another celebrity sex tape, where the star overdosed on drugs and almost died in the John Belushi room at the Chateau Marmont.

The book is an incredible inside-view of the whole sex industry from soft-core magazines such as Playboy to the advent of the Internet. To boot, Gail says she was a “wannabe” mainstream actress at the time and she shares candidly what was really going on with the whole Hollywood Casting Couch.

In the era of the Me-Too Movement, Thackray emerges as a strong woman who manages to play the game in a man’s world and use it to her advantage. This is not about a woman as a victim, dishing out the dirt on powerful men in Hollywood and the Sex Industry, it’s actually a light-hearted, often hilarious look at the real inner workings of a male-dominated-industry and how a young girl was able to pull the strings. “Sometimes real life is so absurd, it’s hilariously funny, and you just can’t make this stuff up,” explains Thackray.

The scope of the book covers years of some of the juiciest topics; from behind-the-scenes on the most notorious players in the sex biz, to the development of technology through the Internet sex sites in the dot com boom and Yahoo passing Thackray all the “naughty sex searches they didn’t want.” It’s loaded with massive bank scams and explosive stories whose details have never before been revealed. The journey finds Thackray in lots of sticky situations, dodging mob hits and the FBI and occasionally falling in love. Think “Wolf of Wall Street” in the sex biz. “It’s raw, it’s juicy, it’s hilariously funny,” say readers.

Thackray created a sexy photo library, shooting for magazines such as Penthouse, Club, and High Society in the 80’s and 90’s and changed the industry with her own magazine Barely Legal. Her book gives us an intimate look into the real lives of Guccione, Flynt, Hugh Hefner and the wild parties at the Playboy Mansion. At the launch of the Internet, Thackray owned over a million nude images and was the major supplier of naked pics on the web. Thackray won the first ever Internet copyright lawsuit, after which Forester Research did an evaluation of Thackray’s company at over $50 million dollars.

Thackray also reveals her time as a scream queen starlet (aka Gail Harris) and the inner workings of the Hollywood Casting Couch until she finally landed at the respected CAA with Michael Ovitz. She starred in a slew of Roger Corman B movies and Quentin Tarantino’s Personal Favorite “Cell Block Sisters.”

Today, Thackray is currently in talks with producers to turn her sexy story into a TV series. The first taker on this was originally Harvey Weinstein, one week before his scandal broke out.

“For the first time, I’m exposing my past,” Thackray says, who wants to empower women and is speaking on “Finding Your Sexiness” at the Conscious Life Expo in Los Angeles February 22nd. For more expansive details/interview, she can be contacted at her direct email: Gail@GailThackray.com

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American Association of Suicidology Releases "Media as Partners in Suicide Prevention" Toolkit

I’m thrilled that our continued relationships between media and suicide prevention professionals has resulted in such an action-oriented resource.”

— Colleen Creighton, AAS Executive Director

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES, December 21, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The American Association of Suicidology (AAS), in partnership with The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, has released an updated, comprehensive, and evidence-based set of recommendations for media organizations and journalists who report on suicide and suicide prevention activities – Suicide Reporting Recommendations: Media As Partners in Suicide Prevention.

“Our team set out to create a resource that values the perspectives of journalists, those with lived experience related to suicide, and mental health professionals. In practice, this document is meant to increase a journalist’s awareness of suicide reporting elements that lead to authentic, meaningful, and responsible stories,” said John Ackerman, clinical psychologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and suicide prevention coordinator at the Center for Suicide Prevention and Research.

This unique set of recommendations was developed to expand the guidelines in existence, as well as to increase access to an ever-growing, critical resource. The purpose of the toolkit is to provide media professionals with application-based recommendations while also providing background context on the development of why the individual components are important for consideration. The content is meant to empower journalists in their roles as partners with suicide prevention professionals.

“I’m thrilled that our continued relationships between media and suicide prevention professionals has resulted in such an action-oriented resource,” said Colleen Creighton, AAS Executive Director. “The high-profile suicide deaths of this summer and continued media attention to suicide prevention have exemplified the need for evolving thought and understanding to approaching the public about this public health issue.”

A key component of this toolkit is its inclusion in the development process of the voices of those who have survived their own suicide attempts or continue to experience thoughts of suicide. This effort was significantly amplified by the perspectives and experiences of suicide loss survivors and journalism professionals.

For the Media: Responsible reporting on suicide, including stories of hope and resilience, can prevent more suicides. Please visit the Suicide Reporting Recommendations for more information.

About AAS: Founded in 1968 by Edwin S. Shneidman, PhD, AAS promotes suicide as a research discipline, public awareness programs, public education and training for professionals and volunteers. The membership of AAS includes mental health and public health professionals, researchers, suicide prevention and crisis intervention centers, school districts, crisis center volunteers, survivors of suicide loss, attempt survivors, and a variety of lay persons who have in interest in suicide prevention. You can learn more about AAS at www.suicidology.org and www.aas365.org.

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Storks star comedian Stephen Kramer Glickman's Night Time Show Podcast raises $30k for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Storks star, Comedian Stephen Kramer Glickman and his Night Time Show Podcast raises $30k for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

I AM SO THRILLED WE WERE ABLE TO RAISE THIS MONEY FOR CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL Los Angeles”

— Stephen Kramer Glickman

LOS ANGELES , CA, USA, December 21, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — FILM AND TV STAR STEPHEN KRAMER GLICKMAN’S NIGHT TIME SHOW LIVE PODCAST RAISES OVER $30,000 FOR CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES

Los Angeles Ca- This past weekend The Night Time Show at the Hollywood Improv , hosted by Storks star Stephen Kramer Glickman, Matt Walker, Mike Black and Mike Glazer held their annual star studded Holiday Special and live auction Benefiting Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

For the past three years, comedians Stephen Kramer Glickman, Matt Walker, Mike Black and Mike Glazer have hosted The Night Time Show podcast at the Hollywood Improv, but this past Saturday was a special charity event produced by New York actor and philanthropist Chad Jones. Hundrends of toys were donated and a live auction was held that raised $15,150 at the comedy club. The live auction was hosted by Gabriel Butu-Boyle who has raised millions of dollars at Christie's auction house. Highlights of the live auction included a samurai sword signed by Randy Jackson, roundtrip tickets on a private jet courtesy of Jet SuiteX, a dinner with male supermodel Fabio, one of a kind statues from Funko toys, a Jimmy Kimmel Live VIP experience and more. With a matching donation from Credit Unions for Kids the total donation was $30,300.

The evening featured on stage interviews with celebrities including Jon Heder from Napoleon Dynamite, Emmy Winner Nolan Gould from Modern Family, and the star of the Golden Globe nominated film Crazy Rich Asians, Jimmy O Yang. The evening culminated in the entire audience being given Krispy Kreme donuts.

About The Night Time Show
The Night Time Show podcast can be found on iTunes, Google play, iheartradio, Soundcould and everywhere else podcasts are found. The next LIVE podcast is at the Hollywood Improv February 16th for Valentine's Day. Read more about the show at www.thenighttimeshow.com and you can find more information about actor Chad Jones at www.nycjones.com
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