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Young Artist Award

The Young Artist Award is an award given by the Young Artist Foundation. The foundation was started in 1978 to award child actors and singers under the age of 21 for their work in film, TV, theater and music, and to raise money for talented child ...

                                               

Beauty contest

A beauty contest or beauty pageant, is a public contest to decide which person is the most beautiful. Usually, the entrants are young females, but there are some contests for men. Each contests has its own rules as to who may enter, and what the ...

                                               

Miss Earth 2018

Singapore – Kara Dong Spain – Carolina Jane Mexico – Melissa Flores Philippines – Celeste Cortesi Moldova – Dumitrita Izbisciuc Guyana – Xamiera Kippins Panama – Diana Lemos Italy – Sofia Pavan Czech Republic – Tereza Keivankova Kenya – Susan Kir ...

                                               

Miss Teen USA

Miss Teen USA is an American pageant. It is like the Miss USA pageant, except it is for teenagers. It was founded on August 30, 1983. The curren Miss Teen USA is Kaliegh Garris, of Connecticut. She was the second Connecticuter to win the pageant.

                                               

Miss Thailand

Miss Thailand is the beauty pageant in Thailand for single Thai women. It was first organized on December 10th 1934 in Bangkok using the name "Miss Siam". The winner of Miss Thailand has to represent the country and invite other people to come to ...

                                               

Miss USA

The Miss USA pageant is a beauty contest. It has been held every year since 1952. Winners compete in the Miss Universe pageant. The Miss Universe Organization operates both pageants. It also operates Miss Teen USA. On May 2, 2019, Cheslie Kryst o ...

                                               

Mister International India

The first edition of Mister International India was held in 2006. Sudhir Tewari was the winner of the first edition. He represented India at Mister International 2006.

                                               

Miss Universe

Miss Universe is an international beauty contest. It was started in 1952 and today has over 190 countries taking part. About one billion people watch it on television every year. The pageant is owned by WME and IMG, with Fox owning the rights to ...

                                               

Miss World

Miss World is a international beauty pageant that started in 1951. It is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant. The contest was created in the United Kingdom by Eric Morley, and run as part of the Mecca Leisure Group. Since his ...

                                               

Celebrity

A celebrity is a person who is well known and gets lots of public attention, or attention from other people. A person whom the public knows such as a person in government might be well known but not a celebrity unless something else makes them in ...

                                               

Movie star

A movie star is a famous actor who is the main actor in movies that often have a high cost of being made. When an actor is the main actor in a movie, he or she is called the star of the movie.

                                               

Celebrity chef

A celebrity chef is a chef who is well known for their cooking, kinds of food, and style of preparation. Many celebrity chefs become famous through television appearances, publishing cookbooks, or having their own restaurant. Some "celebrity chef ...

                                               

Teen idol

A teen idol is a celebrity or famous person who is very popular with teenagers. Teen idols are often young, but are not always teenagers themselves. They are often pop singers or actors. People started to call celebrities teen idols in the 20th c ...

                                               

Censorship

Censorship is when an authority cuts out or suppresses communication. This has been done widely. All countries, religions and societies have their limits as to what can be said, or written or communication by art or nowadays by computer. Certain ...

                                               

Australian Classification Board

The Australian Classification Board is a government agency in Australia that controls censorship and classifications. It rates video games, movies, and publications. It was originally created in 1970 as the Office of Film and Literature Classific ...

                                               

Censorship of YouTube

YouTube is blocked in many schools because it allows children to search for videos online that could distract them from their lessons, much like how other social networking sites and game sites are blocked for the same purpose. But at a higher le ...

                                               

Index Librorum Prohibitorum

The Index Librorum Prohibitorum was The Index, a list of books banned by the Catholic Church. They were banned if the Church thought they were heretical, anti-clerical or lascivious. It was censorship by the Catholic Church. Early versions of the ...

                                               

Movie censorship

The highest rating label in United Kingdom is 18. These means people under 18 cannot look at, buy or rent any movie under this rating. Movies with such a rating often have very strong language, explicit sexual content or heavy violence. If the co ...

                                               

Movies banned in China

The Peoples Republic of China bans a lot of movies for many reasons. The National Film Administration decides for mainland China. Hong Kong and Macau have different political systems so the bans below do not apply. Taiwan, which is known as the R ...

                                               

Samizdat

Samizdat was the underground literature of the Soviet Union. Since many authors were banned, and could not publish their works, people used typescripts to circulate their work. Penalties for being caught with copies of banned works was severe. Ow ...

                                               

This Earth of Mankind

This Earth of Mankind is the first book in Pramoedya Ananta Toers Buru Quartet. Hasta Mitra first published it in 1980. The story happens at the end of the Dutch colonial rule in Indonesia. Pramoedya wrote the novel in prison on Buru island in ea ...

                                               

Comedy

Comedy, in modern times, is entertainment with generally funny content. It is able to make people laugh. This definition was used for theatre plays, and was first used in Ancient Greece. Aristotle defined this as" Comedy is, as an imitation of ch ...

                                               

Back Dorm Boys

Back Dorm Boys are two Chinese people who have made several well known spoof music videos in 2006. Their name comes from their lip sync video of the Backstreet Boys song "As Long As You Love Me". They are often called the "Back Dormitory Boys". T ...

                                               

Chuck Norris facts

Chuck Norris facts is an Internet phenomenon with joke "facts" about martial artist and actor Chuck Norris. The "facts" are jokes about Norris toughness, attitude, virility, "alpha-male status", and masculinity. They are given in a comically seri ...

                                               

Clown

A clown is a kind of entertainer, or performance artist, who performs physical comedy and stunts to amuse others. They usually wear grease paint makeup that hides their real face, a large wig with brightly-colored hair, and baggy, padded clothing ...

                                               

The Gong Show

The Gong Show is an American television game show, that was produced in the late 1970s and early 1980s. It was created and hosted by Chuck Barris. The shows name came from a gong used to shorten performances that were not liked. The gong was soun ...

                                               

The Goon Show

The Goon Show was a British radio comedy programme, produced and broadcast by the BBC Home Service from 1951 to 1960. Occasional repeats were on the BBC Light Programme. The first series was broadcast from 28 May to 20 September 1951. It was titl ...

                                               

Improverts

The Improverts are an improvised comedy group based in Edinburgh, Scotland. They are a part of the Edinburgh University Theatre Company. Their home is the Bedlam Theatre. It has been their home since they were created 18 years ago. The group is s ...

                                               

Irony

Irony is a term for a figure of speech. Irony is when something happens that is opposite from what is expected. It can often be funny, but it is also used in tragedies. There are many types of irony, including those listed below: The difference b ...

                                               

The Land of Gorch

The Land of Gorch is a series of stories in episodes from the first season of the comedy television show Saturday Night Live. It was special because it included Jim Hensons Muppets. Before he worked on Sesame Street, Henson had made his puppet ch ...

                                               

The Last Voyage of the Starship Enterprise

"The Last Voyage of the Starship Enterprise" is a comedy routine. It was first shown during episode 22 of the first season of Saturday Night Live on May 29, 1976. The routine is twelve minutes long. It was written by Michael ODonoghue consulting ...

                                               

Manzai

Manzai is a traditional kind of Japanese comedy. Manzai is a special kind of stand-up comedy. It is both dialogue and performance. A comedy team brings together a straight man tsukkomi who feeds punchlines to a funny man boke. A pair of comedians ...

                                               

Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is a prize for comedians. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts awards this prize every year. They first gave this prize in 1998. It is named after Mark Twain. Mark Twain was an American author ...

                                               

Monologue

A monologue is a long, uninterrupted speech or poem by one person. The person may be speaking his or her thoughts aloud or directly addressing other persons, e.g. an audience, a character, reader, or inanimate object. The term dramatic monologue ...

                                               

Pantomime

Pantomime is a kind of theatre entertainment usually performed around Christmas and the New Year in Britain and a few other English-speaking countries. It must not be confused with mime. It is known for its comedy and audience participation. Pant ...

                                               

Rowan & Martins Laugh-In

Laugh-In was an American television series, which ran on NBC from 1968 until 1974. Its hosts were comedians Dan Rowan and Dick Martin. The shows name came from a trend of naming public events with an "-In", such as the Human Be-In of 1967. Begun ...

                                               

Silliness

Silliness is when a person acts like a fool, or shows a lack of good sense or judgment. In television, movies, and the circus, silliness such as exaggerated, funny behavior is used to make audiences laugh. Clowns and jesters act in a silly way to ...

                                               

Stand-up comedy

Stand-up comedy is a style of comedy where the comedian speaks directly to the audience. A person who performs stand-up comedy is known as a stand-up comic, stand-up comedian, or simply stand-up. It is usually done by a single comedian, and with ...

                                               

Superhero (Stephen Lynch album)

Superhero is a live album by comedian Stephen Lynch that has many kinds of comedy songs on it. "Priest", "Mothers Day", and "Lullaby were originally recorded on his first CD A Little Bit Special. It was recorded live at four different comedy club ...

                                               

Xiangsheng

Crosstalk, also known by its Chinese name xiangsheng, is a traditional Chinese comedy form. Crosstalk is a special kind of dialogue and a special kind of performance. The comic language has many puns and allusions. The words are spoken in a fast, ...

                                               

Cartoon

Main article: Animated cartoon From the beginning of the movie industry, some artists began experimenting with making drawings that seemed to move. These moving drawings also became known as "cartoons". They often depict animals rather than human ...

                                               

Charlie Brown

Lucy: She is always bold. She doesnt like talking logically. Linus: He is an intellectual. He always has his favorite blanket. Pigpen: He is optimistic. He can gather dust like a magnet. Marcie: She is a good friend of Peppermint Patty. She is ea ...

                                               

Franco-Belgian comics

Franco-Belgian comics are comics that are made for Belgian and French readers. These countries have a long tradition in comics and comic books. There they are known as BD s, an abbreviation of bandes dessinees. This means drawn strips in French. ...

                                               

Furry

"Furry" is also a word for something covered in fur. A furry is a person who is interested in or creates fictional animal characters who have human traits. This group of people make up the furry fandom. Furry characters called fursonas, especiall ...

                                               

Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo

Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo is a comic published in Weekly Shonen-Jump. It is a serial comic that started in 1976. "Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari-kouenmae hashutsujo" is called "Kochikame" for short. This comic is in the Gui ...

                                               

Max and Moritz

Max and Moritz are two naughty little boys in a story by Wilhelm Busch. The stories were written in 1865 and are still extremely popular in Germany. Wilhelm Busch was an artist as well as a writer. He wrote a lot of stories in rhyme and made draw ...

                                               

Mort & Phil

Mort & Phil is a Spanish comics series designed in 1958 by Francisco Ibañez. Its one of the most popular comics in Spain. Its first title was Mortadelo y Filemon: Agencia de Informacion. It was just the main characters. Every comics strip had fro ...

                                               

New York Comic Con

The New York Comic Con is a festival that takes place in New York City for fans of comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television.

                                               

Oruchuban Ebichu

Oruchuban Ebichu) is an anime made by Gainax director Makoto Moriwaki. Its based on the manga by Risa Itō in 1990. In 1990 to 2007, publish serially of magazine 『Giga&chan』ギガ/Shan, publication of Shufutoseikatsusha主婦と生活社 しゅふとせ ...

                                               

Pulgarcito

Pulgarcito was a weekly illustrated magazine in Spain. It was published by Editorial Bruguera. It was first named El Gato Negro. It had a black cat as its logo from June 1921 to 1986. Pulgarcito had short stories, articles, pastimes, and jokes, w ...