A young married couple, with a five year old daughter and a baby boy on the way, set out on a shopping trip to an out of town mall. Just as they reach the mall an EMP blast knocks out every electronic device in sight including every cell phone, automobile, and every plane flying in the sky. Their only choice to reunite with their family is to embark on a long and desperate walk home. As the hordes of refugees pour out onto the highways, some seek to merely survive while others seek to profit amidst the chaos.
Matt Groening is a cartoonist, animator, and producer best known for creating The Simpsons, television's longest-running primetime animated series. Although it debuted as a series of cartoon shorts for another television show in 1987, The Simpsons launched on its own in 1989, making the dysfunctional family of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie famous almost overnight.
An assassin sits at a cafe, photo in hand. He's waiting for his target. The target arrives, and the assassin reaches for his gun. But nothing is as it seems. And as the assassin tries to finish his job, he realizes that it's him who's being hunted.... What will happen? Will he survive?
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Murder arrives in the Smoky Mountains along with the earliest flowers of spring. A snake-handling preacher is murdered with his own snakes. Tennessee Sheriff Tony Abernathy is happiest when his job doesn't require more than minimal work and searching for a killer makes him very busy. Soon, he and his wife, Theo, are embroiled in separate investigations. Tony must deal with reclusive, criminal and just plain peculiar residents.
A sweltering heat wave strikes the Smoky Mountains and combines with cold cases of murder, producing work Sheriff Tony Abernathy doesn't want. He discovers evil in his little county. No one is safe. As he and his tiny force dig into the facts, the pieces don't fit. Lawn ornaments vanish each night. An anonymous person mails Tony notes and newspaper clippings about people who vanished twenty years ago. Baffled, Tony finds himself pulled in many directions, including Ohio, searching for answers.
Against the backdrop of Katrina's aftermath, an agnostic jazz club owner and his best friend, a haunted priest, engage enemies in the shadows that challenge both their belief systems. But there are two things not in doubt: their deep friendship for one another and the dark threat given license to kill by the absence of the police.
Confident people are successful people. They stick it out till they get what they want. This is because they confidently believe in their goals and their own ability. If you are reading this now, you are aware that a lack of confidence has seriously held you back in achieving the important goals of your life. Unstoppable Self Confidence will help you break through all barriers and fixed notions you have about yourself and life in general and move forward in life.
A trio of cousins researching a family history project encounter a leprechaun who gives them a badge to a Magical Mousegate. The Mousegate is in Walt Disney World, and will transport them to an Old West Secret Service counterfeiting case. The trio are embedded in the consciousness of the three main characters in the book and follow the case from beginning to end, while experiencing life through their character's eyes, heart, and mind.
Tonight on the program, coverage of day three of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Charlie is joined by Jim Messina, who served as President Obama's campaign manager; political adviser Jim Messina; Paul Gigot of The Wall Street Journal; James Bennet, head of New York Times editorial board; Rep. Adam Schiff; former secretary of state Madeleine Albright; and Senator Elizabeth Warren.
Elliot Vail is a floundering San Francisco stand-up comedian who will do anything for a cheap place to live. So when strange Edward Bockman offers him free rent in exchange for some odd dos and don'ts, Elliot thinks his luck is about to change. After all, despite Bockman's over-active imagination, head-to-toe Robin Hood costume and locked bedroom door, he seems nice enough.
If you are desperate enough, terrified enough, there is a jazz club in the French Quarter of New Orleans where you might find help. Might. You might also find Rind, the Angelus of Death, already waiting for you. Meilori's is that kind of club. Its owner, Samuel McCord, is that kind of man. The man with the blood of Death in his veins, who finds some small measure of peace in easing the pains of others, though he cannot ease his own.
We have thirty days to write, rehearse, and stage a theatrical adaptation of the Odyssey, people have been promised a show that will blow their minds, and the budget is gratis. With these words estranged friends from New York, Chicago, and San Francisco theaters descend on a small theater in Denver to try and save a kid's after-school program.