Month: November 2021

November 17 in Pop Culture History

November 17 in Pop Culture History 1558 – Queen Mary I of England died and was succeeded by her half-sister, The ‘Virgin Queen’ Elizabeth I of England. 1827 – The Delta Phi & Sigma Phi fraternities were founded at Union College in Schenectady, New York. Along with Kappa Alpha Society and Sigma Phi Society, the […]

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Delaware State Parks Wins National Competition for Excellence

Gov. John Carney joined Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today to announce that DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation has won the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPR...

Exclusive Interview With Director Kellie Madison About Her New Film Never Back Down: Revolt

      We had the awesome opportunity to talk to director, Kellie Madison about her new film Never Back Down: Revolt. Check out our interview below. Never Back Down: Revolt revolves around a woman who is kidnapped and forced to compete in elite underground fights as she battles to way back to freedom. AOTN: So what got you interested in making films like and doing all this stuff? KELLIE MADISON: I always knew I was going to be an entertainment. Since I was a super young child, and I always knew, but it has had an evolution. It went from actor to writer to producer to director and that order, okay. And so I thought I wanted to be an actor. But then, once, I felt like I got good at it. I was like, Okay, this is I feel like I tackled it. You know, I studied and studied, but now I’m like, Ah, you know, it’s not as fulfilling for me. So then I just got bit by the filmmaking bug. Still, I’m grateful for the acting …

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November 16 in Pop Culture History

November 16 in Pop Culture History 1620 – The first corn (maize) was found in North America by British settlers, including Myles Standish and William Bradford, in Provincetown, Massachusetts. 1676 – First colonial prison was organized in Nantucket, Massachusetts. William Bunker was the first warden. 1801 – First edition of New York Evening Post was […]

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America Recycles Day November 15

Recycling has become a major part of American culture as well as our lifestyle.  With the holidays quickly approaching this is a good time to remind people of the importance of recycling as well as the importance of buying recycled products.  Christmas and Thanksgiving both give us ample extra waste that can be recycled.  Soda […]

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November 15 in Pop Culture History

November 15 in Pop Culture History 1492 – Christopher Columbus’ notes included the first recorded reference to tobacco. 1660 – First kosher butcher (Asser Levy) was licensed in New York City (New Amsterdam). 1791 – The first Catholic college in US, Georgetown University, opened 1806 – First US college magazine, Yale Literary Government, published its […]

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The Foo Fighters Are Coming To A Theater Near You With A New Horror-Comedy Movie

The always busy legendary rock band the Foo Fighters are going to be in movie. It was recently revealed that he band which were just recently inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame have announced that they are going to be in a horror-comedy movie called Studio 666. The movie which was shot in secret will be about a legendary band that rents a haunted Encino mansion steeped in grisly rock and roll history, to record their 10th album. Trouble starts a brewing when the front man, Grohl is creatively blocked, and when evil forces in the house sink into his consciousness, the creative juices begin flowing but so does the blood. Can the Foo Fighters’ complete the album without meeting a bloody end? The Foo’s are comprised of bandmates Pat Smear, Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Rami Jaffee,  and Chris Shiflett. The film was directed by BJ McDonnell. The film will also star Jenna Ortega, Leslie Grossman, Will Forte, Jeff Garlin, and Whitney Cummings.  Open Road Films has acquired worldwide rights to the film and will …

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November 14 is World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day was created by the International Diabetes Federation in 1991.  Its development was in response to the high rise of diabetic cases across the globe.  The purpose is to promote advocacy for diabetics as well as information for the general public on how to curb the disease from rising any further.  The United […]

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November 14 in Pop Culture History

November 14 1851 – Moby-Dick by Herman Melville was published. 1889 – New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began her attempt to duplicate the literary journey of Jules Verne’s Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days. She succeeded, finishing the trip in January in 72 days and 6 hours. […]

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November 12 in Pop Culture History

November 12 in Pop Culture History 1799 – Andrew Ellicott wrote the about first known record of a meteor shower observed in the US. We now know they were the Leonids. 1847 – Sir James Young Simpson, the father of modern anesthetics, used chloroform (“perchloride of formyle”) for the first time as an anesthetic in […]

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DMV Launches New Military & Veteran Services Webpage

The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has a new enhanced website page, de.gov/veterans, that highlights military and veteran services, including additional resources. DMV has previously offered resources for active members of the military and v...

November 11 in Pop Culture History

November 11 in Pop Culture History 1111 – Most of the people alive at 11:11 11/11/1111 had no idea there was anything interesting about that moment. 1215 – The Fourth Lateran Council met, defining the doctrine of transubstantiation, the process by which bread and wine are, by that doctrine, said to transform into the body […]

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