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Roulette

Roulette is a casino game named after a French diminutive for little wheel. In the game, players may choose to place bets on fields which include one or more numbers, the colors red or black, or whether the number is odd or even. To determine the ...

                                               

Sportsbook

In the United States of America a sportsbook is a place where a player can bet money on many different sports, for example basketball, golf, football, hockey, baseball, soccer, horse racing, boxing and many more. A bet is when a person thinks tha ...

                                               

Buttered cat paradox

The buttered cat paradox is a popular joke based on putting two adages together to make them funny: Cats always land on their feet. Buttered toast always lands buttered side down. The paradox happens when one asks this question: What would happen ...

                                               

Humour

Humour or humor is the way that some experiences can make people laugh or feel happy. Most people are able to be amused and have a sense of humor. You can use puns with words that sound similar but have different meanings, or a word that has two ...

                                               

Joke

A joke is something said, written or done to make people laugh. There are many kinds of jokes; they can be questions with surprising answers or stories with unexpected endings. The humour of a joke comes from the surprise. Jokes can be about anyt ...

                                               

Knock-knock joke

A knock-knock joke is a type of joke told in the form of a conversation between a person knocking on a door and the person answering it. It always starts with the phrase "Knock, knock!" followed by the question "Whos there?" and ends with a punch ...

                                               

Pun

A pun is a joke which is a" play on words”. People make puns in order to make other people laugh. Many jokes are actually puns. A pun usually uses a word which can have more than one meaning, even if the spelling is different: Sometimes a pun may ...

                                               

Content delivery

Content delivery describes the delivery of media content such as audio, video, computer software and video games over a delivery medium such as broadcasting or the Internet. Content delivery has two parts: Delivery of the end product to the consu ...

                                               

Digital media

Digital media is electronic media that works on digital codes. Today, computing is based on the binary numeral system, so the "digital" refers to the use of "0" and "1" to show data. Computers are machines that use binary digital data as informat ...

                                               

ERTU

The Egyptian Radio and Television Union, Arabic: اتحاد الاذاعة و التليفزيون المصري ‎ Ittihād al-Idhāah wal-Tilīfizyūn al-Misrī), formerly the Arab Radio and Television Union, is the public broadcaster of Egypt, operated by the Egyptian government ...

                                               

Guardian Media Group

Guardian Media Group plc is a company in the United Kingdom that owns various mass media businesses including The Guardian and The Observer. GMG is owned by the Scott Trust. It began as the Manchester Guardian Ltd in 1907 when C. P. Scott bought ...

                                               

Variety (magazine)

Variety is an American magazine that covers entertainment. It was started by Sime Silverman in New York in 1905. It began as a weekly newspaper reporting on theater and vaudeville. In 1933, Daily Variety, based in Los Angeles, was started. It cov ...

                                               

Korean Broadcasting System

Korean Broadcasting System is one of the public broadcasting, which was established in 1927. KBS headquarters are located in the Yeouido district of Seoul. It is one of the biggest South Korean television networks. The purposes of KBS can be divi ...

                                               

Tribune Media

The Tribune Media Company, also called Tribune Media, formerly called Tribune Company, is a media company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Its broadcasting company is Tribune Broadcasting. Tribune Media Company is one of the lar ...

                                               

DC Extended Universe

The DC Extended Universe is an American media franchise and shared universe that is centered on a series of superhero movies, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, based on characters that appear in publications by DC Comics.

                                               

Heroes of Might & Magic

Might & Magic Heroes is a series of video games originally created and developed by Jon Van Caneghem through New World Computing. As part of the Might and Magic franchise, the series changed ownership when NWC was acquired by 3DO and again when 3 ...

                                               

The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy is a science fiction comedy series by Douglas Adams. It started out as a radio show series for the BBC Radio 4 in 1978. Between 1979 - 1992, Adams wrote a series of five books. In 1980, a second radio series wa ...

                                               

Media franchise

A media franchise is a collection of related media, usually in a series based on an original work. This can be as movies, books, television programs, or video games. It generally involves the licensing of intellectual property to other parties an ...

                                               

Star Trek

In its broadest sense, Star Trek is a collection of science fiction video entertainments, owned by Paramount and CBS, as well as various spin-offs. Many of these types of collections are often known as franchises. The main parts of the Star Trek ...

                                               

Alternate ending

Alternate ending is a term used to describe the ending of a story that was planned or debated but ultimately unused in favor of the actual ending. Generally, alternative endings are considered to have no bearing on the canonical narrative. On the ...

                                               

AMC Theatres

AMC Theatres (referred to as simply AMC is a multi-nation owned movie theater chain based in Leawood, Kansas. It was founded in 1920. It has the largest share of American theater market, ahead of the Cineworld and Cinemark theater chains. AMC too ...

                                               

Animation

Animation is a way of making a movie from many still images. The images are put together one after another, and then played at a fast speed to give the illusion of movement. Animation is a relatively new art form, and though the concept of moving ...

                                               

Blockbuster

Blockbuster was an American provider of home video, and video game rental services that was founded in 1985 and disestablished in 2013. In 2004, Blockbuster had 84.300 employees and over 8.000 stores. Blockbuster was founded in 1985 by David Cook ...

                                               

Españolada

Españolada is a derogatory term to those artistic works that gives an exaggerated image of Spanish people based on stereotypes. One of the most notorious example is the Andalusian folklore, being flamenco very popular among foreign people. This t ...

                                               

Frame rate

Frame rate is a way of describing video. It refers to the number of images, called frames, that are being shown every second. It is measured in frames per second, or FPS. Early silent movies were shown at a frame rate between 16 and 24 frames per ...

                                               

Headshot

A headshot is a photograph of a persons face. It is a form of portraiture. The purpose of a headshot is to show the subjects personality, or character. Headshots are used in the modelling and acting businesses and is vital to the careers of many ...

                                               

Hollywood

Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles, California. It is very famous around the world as a place where movies and television series are made. It has many different attractions such as the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Universal Studios and the famous ...

                                               

Movie release

A movie release is when a completed movie is released for the public to see. It may be in theaters for home viewing. A movies release date can affect how much money the movie makes.

                                               

Movie screen

A movie screen is a surface on which a movie projector plays a movie. They are sometimes a wall, sometimes a cloth, and sometimes paper. Theaters have movie screens, and some people have them at home. Movable movie screens are made to be used whe ...

                                               

Movie theater

A movie theater or movie theatre, is a place where movies are shown on a big screen. People or "patrons" watch movies, usually in chairs inside an auditorium. The movie is projected with a movie projector onto a large projection screen at the fro ...

                                               

Orange Studio

Orange Studio is a company in Paris, France that creates movies. It is a subsidiary of Orange S.A., and works on French and European long feature films and series. Orange Studio was founded in 2007 as Studio 37. In 2013, Studio 37 was renamed to ...

                                               

Pinscreen animation

Pinscreen animation is a technique used for making animated movies with a device called a pinscreen. This device is a screen lit by the two vertical sides and filled with a vast number of movable pins. The pins can be pushed back and forth, casti ...

                                               

Post-credits scene

A post-credits scene appears after or during the closing credits of a movie. They are mostly used to amuse the audience or tell them that a sequel is coming soon. The first post-credits scene is usually thought to be in 1903s The Great Train Robb ...

                                               

Prequel

Prequel is a term in drama and literature: it means the opposite of sequel. When a story is told in several stages, it is natural to tell it in order of time. For example, a series of books on the Second World War started with the 1930s, and ende ...

                                               

Ruby slippers

Ruby slippers are red shoes that are worn by the character Dorothy in the movie The Wizard of Oz. They are an important part of the story. Many pairs of slippers were made for the movie. One pair can be seen at the Smithsonian Institution in the ...

                                               

Sequel

A sequel is a story, book, or movie that comes or takes place after another story, book, or movie. The opposite is called a prequel. A combination of the two makes a midquel. When there are many sequels, this is called a film series. A sequel has ...

                                               

Short film

A short film or short is any movie not long enough to be considered a feature film. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences defines a short film as "an original motion picture that has a running time of 40 minutes or less, including all c ...

                                               

THX

THX is the trade name of a high-fidelity sound reproduction standard. It was used for movie theaters, screening rooms, home theaters, computer speakers, gaming consoles, and car audio systems. THX stands for "Tomlinson Holmans eXperiment". THX wa ...

                                               

Actor

An actor is a person who acts, or has a role in a movie, television show, play, or radio show. Actors may be professional or not. Sometimes actors only sing or dance, or sometimes they only work on radio. A woman actor is actress, but the word "a ...

                                               

Ballerina

A ballerina is a name given to a female ballet dancer. Only very good female ballet dancers are called ballerinas. A ballerina is a principal dancer in a classical ballet company. The highest ranking female dancer in a company was usually called ...

                                               

Bandleader

A bandleader is the leader of a group of musicians. Bandleaders often lead large groups that play genres like big band, jazz, blues, rhythm and blues and rock and roll. The bandleader directs the other musicians in the group. Bandleaders often pe ...

                                               

Body double

A body double is a person who works in the movie or television production industry. Body doubles are models that act in scenes that actors or actresses do not want to do. For example, body doubles sometimes act in love scenes or scenes of nudity, ...

                                               

Disc jockey

A disc jockey is a person who plays recorded pop or dance music for dancers or listeners and introduces the names of the songs using a microphone.

                                               

Geisha

Geisha 芸者 or geigi 芸妓 or geiko 芸子) are traditional female Japanese entertainers. They are skilled at different Japanese arts, like playing classical Japanese music, dancing and poetry. Some people think that geisha are prostitutes, but they ...

                                               

Jester

A jester, joker, fool, or buffoon, is a type of entertainer mostly associated with the Middle Ages. Jesters typically wore brightly colored clothing. Their hats, sometimes called the cap ’n bells or cockscomb, were special; made of cloth, they we ...

                                               

Musician

A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument like a guitar or a piano or a person that sings. A musician is also someone who writes music, even if they write it for other people to play. People who write music are called composers. Music ...

                                               

Singer

A singer is a person who sings. Anyone who is singing is a singer. Some people do it as a job, others may sing without being paid. Singers may sing anything: songs, opera etc. They may be accompanied by an instrument or an orchestra. Some singers ...

                                               

Songwriter

A songwriter is a writer who creates songs. A songwriter generally writes songs for popular music, rather than art songs or classical music. Many songwriters are also singers, and perform the songs they write - they are called singer-songwriters. ...

                                               

Stunt performer

A stunt performer, also called a stuntman or stuntwoman, is a person who performs dangerous acts usually within the television or movie production industry. In this line of work the stuntman is paid to do those actions that are deemed too dangero ...

                                               

Video game producer

A video game producer is the person in charge during the development of a video game. The earliest known use of the term producer in games was by Trip Hawkins. He became the first video game producer when he founded Electronic Arts in 1982. Hawki ...

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