Tuesday, December 6, 2016

BOOK NEWS

Area Code 666 Book Serial

Politics, Religion, Satanism, and Erotica Collide in ‘Area Code 666’ Book Serial by John Scott G

BOOK NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Author-filmmaker-musician John Scott G is creating the world's first omnibus novel. Interweaving nine novels, dozens of short stories, numerous comedy routines, and a great deal of political satire, 'Area Code 666' is being serialized on MuseWire.com, an online magazine of the arts (in BETA).
Tales of a Silver-Haired Volunteer

New Book, ‘Tales of a Silver-Haired Volunteer’ by Carole Howard is a daring travel memoir

BOOK NEWS: (WARWICK, N.Y.) -- Leaving her comfort zone, having adventurous fun, and being useful are at the heart of Carole Howard's new travel memoir, "Tales of a Silver-Haired Volunteer: Going Far and Giving Back" (ISBN: 978-1619844568). The book documents the author's and her husband's late-in-life volunteer travels to Africa and Asia. Some are funny. Some are serious. Many are both.

MUSIC AND AUDIO NEWS

Following The Star; Traditional Carols

New Holiday Album ‘Following The Star – Traditional Carols’ announced by Texas State Men and Boys Choir

MUSIC NEWS: The Texas State Men’s Choir, founded in January of 2015, released its debut record titled “Prayers, Poems & Promises” which reached #39 on iTunes classical charts in April 2016. With the choir’s new treble addition and now renamed The Texas State Men & Boys Choir, they teamed up with The Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir to offer a new Christmas album titled “Following The Star; Traditional Carols.”
Comedian Brett Hamil

GROWER: Comedian Brett Hamil’s first Comedy CD gets people both thinking and laughing

COMEDY NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Uproar Entertainment recently announced the release of Brett Hamil's first comedy CD 'GROWER.' In his punchy, fast-moving act Hamil talks about sex, psychedelics, his 'dog entourage,' marrying into secular Judaism, and what it means to feel trapped in one's beard.

SOFTWARE NEWS

Photo Editing App PICAS

Free Photo Editing App PICAS Offers Amazing Art and Visual Effects

SOFTWARE NEWS: Picas Inc. recently updated its flagship product Picas to 1.0.3 for iOS and 1.0.4 for Android OS. This free photo editor app can turn your photos into artworks with more than 50 filter effects, and each week Picas adds 1-3 new art filters. Due to its good performance, Play Store featured this photo editing app from Sep. 30 as editors' choice, which brought more than 300,000 downloads and 4.5 average ratings just in a week.
Pavaso Digital Closing Platform

Pavaso Digital Closing Platform Completes 2000 Live Transactions

SOFTWARE NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Pavaso, a leader in eClosing and Consumer Management technology solutions, announced earlier this year that it has recorded its 2,000th live transaction on the Digital Close platform. In addition, more than 6,500 user accounts have been created in the platform, spanning from mortgage lenders to title/settlement agents to REALTORS and consumers. The announcement was made in conjunction with the Mortgage Bankers Association's National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo.

BOOK REVIEWS