click links in text for more info

Jason Couch

Jason Couch is a ten-pin bowler on the Professional Bowlers Association Tour, a member of the PBA and USBC Halls of Fame. A left-handed cranker, he resides in Clermont, Florida. Since joining the PBA Tour in 1991, Couch has racked up 16 titles, including four major championships. Jason's first title came at the 1993 Tums Classic; that year he won his first major title at the 1993 Touring Players Championship. He pulled off an historic "three-peat" in the Tournament of Champions, winning consecutive events in 1999, 2000 and 2002. Couch is 10th on the PBA's all-time money list with over $1.7 million in career earnings. He had season-ending knee surgery in 2007 and had to defer his 2007–08 exemption to 2008–09, he was ranked #24 on the PBA's 2008–2009 list of "50 Greatest Players of the Last 50 Years." Through the end of the 2010–11 season, Jason had recorded 41 perfect 300 games in PBA events. In February, 2012, he was elected to the PBA Hall of Fame. In 2012, Couch announced his retirement from full-time competitive bowling on the PBA Tour, although he will continue to have a role on the tour as a ball representative for Ebonite.

Couch graduated from Clermont High School in Florida. 1992 PBA Rookie of the Year Won at least one PBA title in six straight seasons One of only two three-time winners in the Tournament of Champions. Elected to the PBA Hall of Fame in 2012. Elected to the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in 2013., official site of the Professional Bowlers Association, official Jason Couch fan site

CMLL Leyendas Mexicanas (2017)

Leyendas Mexicanas was a professional wrestling super card show, held on November 17, 2017 in Arena México in Mexico City, Mexico.. The show will be produced and scripted by the Mexican professional wrestling promotion Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre; the show celebrated the history of lucha libre in Mexico and saw the return of several wrestlers who had not worked for CMLL in a long time. Four out of the six matches on the show featured non-CMLL wrestlers invited for the lucha libre celebration. In the main event, an all-legends match, Dos Caras, Rayo de Jalisco Jr. and Villano IV defeated El Canek and Los Hermanos Dinamitas by disqualification. On the undercard CMLL regular Negro Casas teamed up with legends Fuerza Guerrera and El Satánico to take on CMLL main stay Blue Panther and legends Mano Negra and Octagón. In the third match of the show El Solar and Súper Astro wrestled Black Terry and Virus and in the opening match Trio Fantasia defeated Los Diabolicos; the Mexican wrestling company Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre first held a show under the name Leyendas Mexicanas in November 2017, The Leyendas Mexicanas shows feature various lucha libre "legends" and celebrates the history of CMLL.

While the name was not used until 2017 CMLL has held shows featuring and honoring "legends" of Lucha Libre, especial for anniversary shows such as Arena Coliseo 70th Anniversary Show, Blue Panther 40th Anniversary Show, Atlantis 35th Anniversary Show, Negro Casas 40th Anniversary Show that all featured "legends" booked by CMLL for special appearances. The event featured six professional wrestling matches with different wrestlers involved in pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Wrestlers portray as either heels or faces as they followed a series of tension-building events, which culminate in a wrestling match or series of matches. In the opening match Trio Fantasia defeated Los Diabolicos, Neither team had worked for CMLL on a regular basis for decades; the third fall ended in a draw between the teams of El Solar/Súper Black Terry/Virus. The teams split the first two falls between leading to a third fall where Virus and Solar both ended up with their shoulders pinned to the mat leading to the draw.

In the main event, an all-legends match, saw Dos Caras, Rayo de Jalisco Jr. and Villano IV face off against El Canek and Los Hermanos Dinamitas (Cien Caras and Máscara Año 2000. During the final fall of the main event, Nueva Generacion Dinamitas ran to the ring and attacked Rayo de Jalisco Jr. as he had their uncle, Cien Caras, leading to a disqualification loss for Cien Caras, Máscara Año 2000 and El Canek. Following the match Rayo de Jalisco Jr. challenged Cien Caras to a one-on-one match, which Caras subsequently accepted

Black Ruby

Black Ruby is an American drama film. The third film by Ave Fenix Pictures, it is the first feature film to be shot with the Iphone 7. Jules and Louis are two jazz musicians who seek to create a successful song that will lead Jules to succeed in his career. Ruby, a young Hispanic African-American escort bursts into their lives and distracts the best friends from their objective. Zachary Laoutides as Louis Katz Krystal E. Heredia as Lazaro’s Ruby Joseph Mennella as Jules Mandel Christiana as Carmen Santiago Keenon Ric Morgan as Solomon Laron Hardrick as Quazy Production was completed in Chicago on September 2016; the film director credit was given to La Raza, based off the La Raza filmmaking method founded by Ave Fenix Pictures. The film's soundtrack was developed with Liam Williams and his studio from Manchester while he was producing with Sony; the film premiered at the London Independent Film Festival and was the Official Selection at the Rome Independent Film Awards and the Los Angeles Film Forum Awards.

The film was picked up in 2018 by Hollywood executive Eric Doctorow who worked with Paramount, Fox, MGM and Miramax before launching his distribution company Random Media. Random Media is expected to release Black Ruby in early 2019 in partnership with The Orchard and Sony Pictures. Zachary Laoutides was recipient of 9 nominations at the London Independent Film Festival. Mónica Esmeralda León and Zachary Laoutides won Best Picture at The Los Angeles Film Forum Awards, with Laoutides winning Best Actor, Best Writer, Best Soundtrack and the Independent Spirit Award. Celebrity UK and Essex TV Magazine gave the film 4 stars. Zachary Laoutides changed his eye skin tone and hair color to play the role of Louis Katz. Laoutides' performance was attributed to the likes of Marlon Brando; the Los Angeles Film Forum Awards commended Zachary Laoutides' performance calling him the best natural independent actor of 2018 and a master a subtlety. Critics believed Laoutides’ performance out shined his co-star Joseph Mennella with the Clift and Brando comparisons only deserving to his character Louis Katz.

Black Ruby on IMDb Black Ruby on Rotten Tomatoes

Conan the Swordsman

Conan the Swordsman is a collection of seven fantasy short stories and associated pieces written by L. Sprague de Camp, Lin Carter and Björn Nyberg featuring Robert E. Howard's sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian, it was first published in paperback by Bantam Books in August 1978, reprinted in 1981. Paperback editions were issued by Ace Books; the first hardcover edition was published by Tor Books in December 2002. The first British edition was issued by Sphere Books in 1978; the book has been translated into Italian and French. It was gathered together with Conan the Liberator and Conan and the Spider God into the omnibus collection Sagas of Conan. "The Conan Saga" "Legions of the Dead" "The People of the Summit" "Shadows in the Dark" "The Star of Khorala" "The Gem in the Tower" "The Ivory Goddess" "Moon of Blood" "Hyborian Names" The seven short stories collected as Conan the Swordsman are set at various points of Conan's career, from his youth as a raider in the north to his maturity as a general in the kingdom of Aquilonia.

The two associated non-fiction pieces by de Camp are on the Conan saga in general and the derivation of the names used by Howard for constructing the fictional "Hyborian Age" setting of the Conan stories. Chronologically, the seven stories supplement the tales in the twelve volume Lancer/Ace Conan series, falling into the period covered by Conan through Conan the Warrior. Don D'Ammassa, while noting that "Robert E. Howard's Conan is... the archetypal barbarian fantasy hero," and his "original stories remain the best examples of that form," felt this collection "contains some of the best examples of stories inspired by the unchallenged master" with "several good stories... most notably "The People of the Summit" and "Shadows in the Dark", as well as a extensive index to Hyborian names and an essay on the saga, both by De Camp."Harriet Klausner in MBR Bookwatch called the book "a marvelous short story collection" and "wonderful anthology" of "delightful" stories in which "ach story holds its own with the overall Conan mythos and most add depth to the celebrated character and his world."

She singles out "Legions of the Dead" as "specially good" and de Camp's introductory essay as "qually fascinating to readers" for "provid plenty of insight into Conan and his world as well as Robert E. Howard." Fantastic Fiction entry for Conan the Swordsman

Mount Bradley (Alaska)

Mount Bradley is a 9,100+ ft mountain summit located in the Alaska Range, in Denali National Park and Preserve, in Alaska, United States. It is situated on the west side of the Ruth Gorge, 13.33 mi southeast of Denali and 4.68 mi southwest of The Moose's Tooth. Its nearest higher peak is Mount Dickey, 1.41 miles to the north, Mount Wake lies 1.51 miles to the south, London Tower rises 2.55 miles directly east on the opposite side of The Great Gorge. Despite its low elevation, it is notable for its north face with nearly 5,000 feet of vertical sheer granite; the mountain was named by famed explorer Dr. Frederick Cook for John R. Bradley, a wealthy casino owner from Florida and one of Cook's financial sponsors. Based on the Köppen climate classification, Mount Bradley is located in a subarctic climate zone with long, snowy winters, cool summers. Temperatures can drop below −20 °F with wind chill factors below −30 °F; the months May through June offer the most favorable weather for climbing. Mountain peaks of Alaska Bradley Land NOAA weather: Talkeetna Localized weather: Mountain Forecast Flight through 747 Pass: YouTube

Catholic Church in Kosovo

The Catholic Church has a population in Kosovo of 65,000 in a region of 2 million people. Another 60,000 Kosovar Catholics are outside the region for work, they are ethnic Albanians, with a few Croats. One of the oldest Catholic churches in Kosovo is the Catholic church of Vinarc, in Mitrovica; the Diocese of Prizren-Priština is the ecclesiastical district of the Catholic Church in Kosovo. It is centered in the city of Prizren. Bishop Dodë Gjergji serves as diocesan bishop as of 2019; as of 2019, the Holy See does not recognise Kosovo as a sovereign state. Archbishop Juliusz Janusz, 66 a priest of the Archdiocese of Kraków, Poland, is the Apostolic Nuncio to Slovenia and the Apostolic Delegate to Kosovo, he was delegate from 10 February 2011 to 21 September 2018. Titular archbishop of Sulci Jean-Marie Speich is Apostolic Nuncio to Slovenia and Apostolic Delegate to Kosovo from 19 March 2019. During the Kosovo war, vandalisation of Kosovo Albanian Catholic churches occurred; the Catholic Church of St Anthony located in Gjakovë had major damage done by Yugoslav Serb soldiers.

In Prishtinë, Yugoslav Serb officers ejected nuns and a priest from the Catholic church of St. Anthony and installed aircraft radar in the steeple which resulted in NATO bombing of the church and surrounding houses. On 26 November 2019, an earthquake struck Albania; the Catholic Church in Kosovo held mass on 1 December across the country and it collected charitable donations by parishioners for earthquake victims and their families. Religion in Kosovo Christianity in Kosovo Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo Protestantism in Kosovo Kosovo Protestant Evangelical Church Laramans, historical community of crypto-Catholics