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Dan DeCarlo

Daniel S. DeCarlo was an American cartoonist best known for having developed the look of Archie Comics in the late 1950s and early 1960s, modernizing the characters to their contemporary appearance and establishing the publisher's house style up until his death; as well, he is the recognized co-creator of the characters Sabrina the Teenage Witch and the Pussycats, Cheryl Blossom. Dan DeCarlo was born in New York, the son of a gardener, he attended New Rochelle High School, followed by Manhattan's Art Students League from 1938 to 1941, when he was drafted into the U. S. Army. Stationed in Great Britain, he worked in the motor pool and as a draftsman, painted company mascots on the noses of airplanes, he drew a weekly military comic strip, 418th Scandal Sheet. He met his wife, French citizen Josie Dumont, on a blind date in Belgium not long after the Battle of the Bulge. DeCarlo was married, with a pregnant wife, a laborer working for his father when he began to pursue a professional art career.

Circa 1947, answering an ad, he broke into the comic book industry at Timely Comics, the 1940s iteration of Marvel Comics. Under editor-in-chief Stan Lee, his first assignment was the teen-humor series Jeanie. DeCarlo went uncredited, as was typical for most comic-book writers and artists of the era, he recalled in 2001, "I went on with her maybe ten books, they used to call me'The Jeanie Machine' because, all Stan used to give me, was Jeanie.... He took me off Jeanie and he gave me Millie the Model; that was a big break for me. It wasn't doing too well and somehow when I got on it became quite successful."He went on to an atypically long, 10-year run on that humor series, from issues #18–93, most of them published by Marvel's 1950s predecessor, Atlas Comics. DeCarlo and Lee took over the My Friend Irma comic strip, spun off from the hit Marie Wilson radio comedy. For a decade, DeCarlo wrote and drew the slapsticky adventures of Millie Collins, her redheaded friendly nemesis Chili Storm and the rest of the cast.

He contributed the short-lived Sherry the Showgirl and Showgirls for Atlas. In 1960, he and Atlas editor-in-chief Stan Lee co-created the short-lived syndicated comic strip Willie Lumpkin, about a suburban mail carrier, for the Chicago-based Publishers Syndicate. A version of the character appeared as a long-running minor supporting character in Lee's co-creation, the Marvel Comics series Fantastic Four; as well during this period, DeCarlo created and drew Standard Comics' futuristic teen-humor comic book Jetta of the 21st Century. Running three issues, #5-7, it featured red-haired Jetta Raye and her friends at Neutron High School. In addition to his comic-book work, DeCarlo drew freelance pieces for the magazines The Saturday Evening Post and Argosy, as well as Timely/Atlas publisher Martin Goodman's Humorama line of pin-up girl cartoon digests. DeCarlo first freelanced for Archie Comics, the company with which he would become most associated, in the late 1950s while still freelancing for Atlas.

He said in 2001, I was looking for extra work. I went down to see Harry Shorten and he gave me a job; the pay wasn't too good -- but I didn't go back right away. After two or three weeks go, he called me up and wanted to know what happened, why I wasn't around. I said,'Well, you know I'm busy.'... I had Millie the Model, I had My Friend Irma, Big Boy.... I told him, ` The people let me do my own thing, but when I do work for you, it's "Draw like Bob Montana." And it's hard to look at your reference, back at your own page. It's slow, tedious and I didn't like it too much.' He said,'Come on in, you can draw any way you like.' That made. DeCarlo is tentatively identified with Archie as early as the Jughead story "The Big Shot" in Archie Comics #48, with his earliest confirmed credit the 3 3/4-page story "No Picnic" in Archie's Girls Betty and Veronica #4, his art soon established the publisher's house style. As well, he is the recognized creator of the teen-humor characters Sabrina the Teenage Witch and the Pussycats, Cheryl Blossom.

DeCarlo said. DeCarlo first tried to sell the character as a syndicated comic strip called Here's Josie, recalling in 2001: When Publishers Syndicate in Chicago got interested in Willie Lumpkin... I was hustling my own strip and trying to get it published. Before we got to Publishers Syndicate, I went to United Feature in New York City with two strips — Barney's Beat and Josie. told me they liked them both, they'd like to see more samples, because I didn't bring much. I brought six dailies of Josie; that posed a problem for me. I knew I couldn't handle both strips and still keep up with the comic book work, because a syndicated bit was risky. So, I decided to shelve Josie, concentrated on Willie Lumpkin. A year, maybe a year and a half I submitted the Josie strip back to the publishers and Harold Anderson, he sent it back and said,'It's not what we're looking for, but keep up the good work,' or words of that kind. Is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book.

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Toutes les femmes en moi

Toutes les femmes en moi is the 6th French album and 8th studio album in total released by Lara Fabian. During 2008, Fabian was in Belgium preparing to record a brand new French album with famous pianist Mark Herskowitz, who had composed and arranged the hidden instrumental track featured on the 2001 album "Nue"; this album was rumoured to be "an album of traditional savour" inspired by classical pieces by Chopin and Gershwin however following comments by the artist this is now in doubt. The album was recorded in Montreal, Canada. Fabian confirmed the release of this much-anticipated album on her official website on 20 October 2008. Fabian stated on her website that Toutes les femmes en moi is "daring" and "Blues, Gospel, Tango, Neo Classic, White Soul come close without disturbing each other...". Fabian said in an English language blog on her official website: "Songs like « Göttingen », « L'amour existe encore » or « Il venait d'avoir 18 ans » embrace each other in...". However, she stated that will "not be a cover album" leading to some ambiguity as to the content of the album.

The album was released on May 25, 2009, postponed from December 2008. The first single release from this album is "Soleil, Soleil"; this song was sent to French radio stations on March 11, 2009. The album was released in Canada on September 7, 2010, it contains a different version of the song "Nuit Magique", recorded in 2008 and was part of the first version of the album. The song is a duet with Canadian singer Coral Egan. "Soleil soleil" "J’ai 12 ans" "Amoureuse" "Göttingen" "Il venait d’avoir 18 ans" "Mamy Blue" "Une femme avec toi" "Ça casse" "L'amour existe encore" "Message personnel" "Toutes les femmes en moi" "Nuit magique" "L’hymne à l’amour" "Babacar" - Bonus online version

PARC Management

PARC Management, LLC is an operations company based in Jacksonville, Florida, U. S. which operates a Go-Cart Family Entertainment Center, in Sevierville, Tennessee. PARC Management was formed in 2002 to selectively acquire and operate entertainment facilities and parks. Acquisitions began in 2007, today, PARC operates NASCAR SpeedPark Smoky Mountains located in Sevierville, Tennessee. PARC offers management and consulting services to third‐party private and governmental owners of entertainment venues. Services include market assessment and concept development, development planning and oversight, pre-opening and turnaround. In joint venture projects, PARC partners with others to jointly develop and operate properties. PARC provides services to third-party owners, governmental or private entities, who retain full ownership. PARC owns the international development rights to NASCAR SpeedParks. PARC has operated or provided services to theme parks, water parks, sports arenas, arenas, mixed retail and entertainment venues, tourism destination venues, family entertainment centers and resorts, RV campsites, other entertainment facilities in the United States, Latin America, Europe.

The employment history of the PARC group collectively includes Disney, Paramount Parks, Busch Entertainment, Six Flags, Alfa SmartParks, Ogden Entertainment, others. PARC has been responsible for feasibility studies, economic impact studies, site evaluation, concept development and construction planning, construction management and oversight and pre-opening services, operations. Former 10 Family Entertainment Centers around the US: Camelot Park Bakersfield, California Fiddlesticks Tempe, Arizona Funtasticks Tucson, Arizona Mountasia North Richland Hills, Texas NASCAR SpeedPark Vaughan, Ontario NASCAR SpeedPark Concord, North Carolina Zuma Fun Center Charlotte, North Carolina Zuma Fun Center Knoxville, Tennessee Zuma Fun Center North Houston, Texas Zuma Fun Center South Houston, Texas PARC Management, LLC website

Josh S. Cutler

Josh S. Cutler is an attorney and Massachusetts State Representative for the 6th Plymouth District of Massachusetts, which represents every precinct in the towns of Pembroke and Hanson, precincts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 of Duxbury. Rep. Cutler was elected on November, 6th 2012 becoming the first Democrat to hold the seat for the 6th Plymouth District dating back to the reconstruction era of the United States of America. Josh spent his formative years in Marshfield, he graduated from Skidmore College with a B. A. in political science and put himself through law school at night at Suffolk University Law School. He is working toward a Master's Degree in Public Policy from UMass-Dartmouth. For ten years Josh served as editor, publisher, of the Duxbury Clipper, a family-run newspaper first established by his grandparent in 1950. Josh expanded the business, launching new publications, acquiring others and bringing printing operations in-house. During his tenure, the Clipper earned national recognition as one of New England's top community weeklies.

In addition to more than a dozen journalism honors, Josh has earned distinction as one of Plymouth Business Magazine's top 40 young business leaders. Cutler was elected on November, 6th 2012 as State Representative for the 6th Plymouth District of Massachusetts, making him the first Democrat to hold the seat dating back to the reconstruction era of the United States of America. Josh is an elected member of Duxbury Democratic Town Committee, he is a member of the Duxbury Alternative Energy Committee and co-chairs the Solar Energy Subcommittee. Prior to moving back to Duxbury, Josh served for three years as a Selectman in the Town of Hull. An active volunteer, Josh serves on the Board of Directors for the Duxbury Free Library, Inc. the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society, the Duxbury Business Association and Pembroke Chamber of Commerce. He is a Meal on Wheels driver and a member of the Duxbury 375th Committee and the War Memorial Committee. Representative Josh Cutler's Website

Sergii Iermakov

Sergii Iermakov is a Ukrainian physical training and sports researcher, Master of Sports in volleyball, Doctor of Pedagogy, full professor, academician of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Iermakov was born in the village of Nova Vodolaha district of Kharkiv region, he graduated from Tokmak Mechanical Technical School. From 1971 to 1977, he attended Kharkiv Automobile and Highway Institute specializing in Automobile Transport, gaining the qualification of a mechanical engineer, he graduated from Kharkiv State Pedagogical Institute with a degree in Physical Training and the qualification of a physical education teacher. From 1987 to 1990, he pursued his postgraduate studies at the State Central Institute of Physical Culture, he defended his PhD thesis titled “Structure of the Basic Volleyball Techniques as a System of Hitting Movements”. PhD in Pedagogy. Iermakov defended his doctoral thesis “Training technique percussion movements in sport games on the basis of their computer models and modern simulation equipment” at the Thesis Committee of the Ukrainian State University of Physical Education and Sport.

Doctor of Pedagogy. In 2004, the researcher was elected academician of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine; as a child, Iermakov played for the village school team. He continued playing volleyball in the technical school. During his military service, he joined the Odessa Sports Club where he engaged in professional volleyball, his first coach was Hryhorii Verkh. In Kharkiv, he played for the DSK-1 team trained by Volodymyr Ponomarenko. Iermakov was among the first members of the Lokomotiv Volleyball Club. Master of Sports of the USSR in Volleyball; as part of the Lokomotiv team, Iermakov became the bronze medalist of the 1978 USSR Championship. He is a multiple champion and prize winner of Ukraine, winner of the Cup of Ukraine, the USSR Cup finalist. At the age of 30, the athlete started his academic career. Iermakov participated in international volleyball competitions among veterans, he captained Ukraine’s National Team of Volleyball Veterans. He is a multiple champion and prize winner of the Cup of Ukraine, World Veteran Champion of 2000 and 2004, Champion of the World Masters Games in Sydney.

From 1980 to 1984, Iermakov worked as a physical education teacher at Kharkiv Secondary School No. 3. From 1984 to 1994, he was a senior instructor at the Department of Physical Training of the Institute of Railway Transport Engineers. Since 1994, he has worked at Kharkiv Institute of Fine Arts, he was Head of the Department of Physical Training, served as Vice-President for Research and International Relations. He is a faculty member of the Department of Physical Training. From 1998 to 2009, he worked as a professor of the Department of Sport Games and Martial Arts at Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Culture. Iermakov works at H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, he heads the Center for Technology Transfer. He is Professor of the Department of Theory and Methods of Physical Education and Rehabilitation Physical Training; the researcher was awarded the title of High Achiever in Education of Ukraine, he is the winner of the regional contest Higher School of Kharkiv Region – the Best Names in 2001 in the nomination “Head of the Department of Physical Training”.

Iermakov was awarded the decoration of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine “For Scientific Achievements” and the honorary diploma of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Iermakov chaired the Expert Council of the Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine, was a member of the Presidium of the Olympic Academy of Ukraine, he is a member of the Research Coordination Council of the Ministry for Family and Sports of Ukraine, member of the Research and Methodology Commission of the National Volleyball Federation of Ukraine, academician of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Iermakov’s major research areas are movement biomechanics, introduction of new training equipment, computer technologies in sport games. Iermakov has authored more than 300 academic papers, including the study guides Volleyball: Ukrainian Masters’ Games, Training Equipment in Volleyball, Hitting Techniques of Russia’s Best Volleyball Players, Techniques of the World’s Best Volleyball Players, Volleyball in Kharkiv: 1925-2000, Training Equipment in Football.

The researcher has twelve design patents. Iermakov is a member of the Doctoral Thesis Committees of H. S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University and T. H. Shevchenko Chernihiv National Pedagogi

Komplot Design

Komplot Design is a design studio based in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 1987 by Danish architect Poul Christiansen and Russian-born designer Boris Berlin; the company works within the fields of industrial and furniture design. Poul Christiansen graduated as an architect from the Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1973. From 1969, he worked as a freelance designer, designing for companies like Danish lamp manufacturer Le Klint and Herman Miller. Boris Berlin was born and educated as an industrial designer in Saint Petersburg working with the design of optical instruments and aerospace equipment before moving to Denmark in 1983. From 1984-87, he worked as graphic designer. Poul Christiansen and Boris Berlin founded Komplot Design in 1987. Komplot Design has developed products for a large number of clients and manufacturers such as Hay, Norman Copenhagen, Fora Form and Nola Industrier; the Museum of Modern Art in New York City has chosen to use both Komplot Design's Gubi chair and their rubber chair Non in the interior design of the Yoshio Taniguchi-designed extension of the museum, including the Gubi chair being the chair used in the restaurant.

The Gubi chair is displayed in the permanent exhibition of the museum. 1989 1st Prize IBD Competition, Table category, USA 1989 Merket for God Design, Norwegian Design Council, NO 1991 Scandinavian Furniture Award, DK 1991 Top Denmark Award, DK 1991 G-Mark Award, Japan 1992 Merket for God Design, Norwegian Design Council, NO 1993 Danish National Art Foundation Prize, DK 1996 2nd Prize in Forsnäs Nordic Design Competition, SE 1996 "Rum Pris", DK 2000'Classics' Award, Norwegian Design Council for Collage Tables, NO 2000 "Utmärkt Svensk Form", SE 2001 Merket for God Design, Norwegian Design Council, NO 2001 Nomination for Danish Design Award, DK 2001 "Utmärkt Svensk Form" Honorable mention, SE 2001 Bo Bedre, Årets Designpris, DK 2002 Sköna Hem, Årets Möbel, SE 2002 The Furniture Award “Møbelprisen 2002”, DK 2003 "Rum Pris", DK 2003 Architectural Review award excellence, at Spectrum, London, UK 2003 Merket for God Design, Norwegian Design Council, NO 2003 Gold Award, Best of NeoCon, USA 2003 Innovation Award, Best of NeoCon Chicago Firniture Fair, USA 2003 100% Design / Blueprint Award, Best Product, UK 2003 Le Prix de la Fonctionnalité, Paris, FR 2003 Design 100, Metropolitan Home, USA 2003 Bo Bedre, Årets Møbelpris, DK 2004 1st Prize for The Best Design Item in Latvian Furniture Fair, for Python chair, LV 2004 Danish Design Prize for "Gubi" chair, DK 2004 Red dot design award, DE Ger 2004 Forsnäs Prize, SE 2005 1st Prize for The Best New Export Products of Latvia 2005 for Python chair, LV 2006 Formland Spring Award, DK 2006 Silver Award, Best of NeoCon, USA 2006 Danish National Art Foundation’s Prize, DK 2007 Best of the Best of Red dot design awards winner, DE 2007 1st Prize in International Composites Design Competition, BE 2007 Crafts and Design Biennial Prize for "NOBODY" chair, DK 20082008 Forum AID Award, SE 2008 “NOBODY” nominated to: Best in International Design Over Last 12 Months, London Design Museum, UK 2010 Merket for God Design, Norwegian Design Council, NO 2011 Design Award of Federal Republic of Germany, DE 2015.

Bindesbøl medaljen. Official web site