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6-in-1 Tailgate BBQ Set

The below is copy I put together, among others, for Elte Enterprises to market the Grill Daddy line of products. This one I handled all copy from bullets to A+ description.

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Salvation Army takes in Gustav evacuees

First published in The Shorthorn in September 2008.

With the Family Life Center at capacity, one of the main concerns is space.

Hurricane Gustav evacuees from the Louisiana Gulf Coast are finding shelter at the Salvation Army Family Life Center on West Abram Street.

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Posted in Journalism

Rendezvous with Brandi Carlile

First published in The Shorthorn in November 2009.

Fans of Brandi Carlile can still buy tickets for her House of Blues Dallas show March 7, but residents might be able to catch her on the street or in a local coffeehouse.

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Everclear “In a Different Light” tour at House of Blues

Originally published in The Shorthorn in January 2010.

In 1997, Everclear released So Much for the Afterglow, which launched the band into the realm of alternative rock pioneers.

Only founder and front man Art Alexakis remains of the lineup. He and the newest incarnation of the classic band will be stopping at the House of Blues at 7 p.m., playing songs from the new album — a CD covering Everclear’s own catalogue in a stripped-down, acoustic style.

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Meet the bands ready to battle to headline Springfest

First published in The Shorthorn in March 2010.

Four bands will fight it out Friday night for a chance to open this year’s Springfest concert.

First place, awarded by three judges, also comes with $200. The judges will use musical talent, stage presence, originality and crowd appeal as criteria.

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Top 5 Heavily Philosophical Movies

Originally published on Fictionphile.com

http://fictionphile.com/top-5-heavily-philosophical-movies

Philosophy shapes every action in our lives, whether we recognize or understand it or not. If not studied, or even despite of it, it’s wormed its way into our noggins through slogans and zeitgeist. So, it should come as no surprise that there are quite a few heavily philosophical movies.

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Upstream Color Explained … Maybe

Originally published on Fictionphile.com.

http://fictionphile.com/upstream-color-explained-maybe/

Like Primer before it, Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color leaves many people confused. Maybe more than they need to be.

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A Considered Star Wars Casting Call Speculation

Originally published on Fictionphile.com.

http://fictionphile.com/a-considered-star-wars-casting-call-speculation/

At the end of June, a Star Wars casting call leaked. You might have thought it was a trap, but it’s been confirmed by myriad trustworthy sites with reputable deep-background sources.

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Graphene Could be the New Goldrush After Samsung’s Discovery

Originally published at Nerdclave.com

http://nerdclave.com/home/science-fact-friday-graphene/

Science Fact Friday champions today’s advancements that could turn yesterday’s Science Fiction into tomorrow’s science reality. Information presented here is for educational purposes only. We are not liable if your space elevator collapses.

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5 Exciting Things in the Year of Wearable Technology | Science Fact Friday: Wearable Tech

Originally published on Nerdclave.com

http://www.nerdclave.com/home/5-exciting-things-in-the-year-of-wearable-technology

Science Fact Friday champions today’s advancements that could turn yesterday’s Science Fiction into tomorrow’s science reality. Information presented here is for entertainment purposes only. We are not liable if your space elevator collapses.

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