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Funny Halloween Costumes – This Deluxe Clifford the Big Red Dog Costume includes velour Clifford costume headpiece with attached Clifford costume jumpsuit. This Deluxe Clifford the Big Red Dog Costume is available in size Adult STD...
Funny Halloween Costumes – This Deluxe Clifford the Big Red Dog Costume includes velour Clifford costume headpiece with attached Clifford costume jumpsuit. This Deluxe Clifford the Big Red Dog Costume is available in size Adult STD. This Deluxe Clifford the Big Red Dog Costume is an officially licensed Clifford the Big Red Dog costume. Scary stories by Scare You - Tell us about your favorite Halloween costumes and haunted events. Have you ever seen a mermaid costume? $79.79 | Adult Costumes | Read more...
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“If you lose the last game of the season, nobody gives a (crap).” – Billy Beane, portrayed by Brad Pitt in Moneyball. “Billy is still trying to win the last game of the season.” – The las...
“If you lose the last game of the season, nobody gives a (crap).” – Billy Beane, portrayed by Brad Pitt in Moneyball. “Billy is still trying to win the last game of the season.” – The last title card in the aforementioned film. *** In sports circles it is often said that there is no task more difficult than winning a division in baseball. I imagine this is why teams in the other major sports do not hold a division championship in such high regard. There are no magic number countdowns preceding the on-field hug fest, off-field champagne bath that awaits the survivor of a six-month, 162-game grind. Using that mindset, the Oakland A’s, under the watchful eye of Billy Beane, have enjoyed unprecedented success*, when compared to any other team in franchise history. Not Oakland, mind you. Franchise. No other Athletic team measures up over a 16-season stretch, the length of time Beane has held the General Manager position. In fact only the 1901-1916 Philadelphia Athletics can claim a higher winning percentage (.541 to .539). So you have to go back to the very origin of this franchise to find a better span of baseball. Which is really strange, considering the 1915-16 A’s were a combined 79-226 with 3 ties. It also goes to show just how good they were in the other 14 seasons: 1222-838-38. (38 ties!) Ah, but the one area where Beane trumps Connie Mack is in post-season appearances. Both clubs can claim six first place finishes, but thanks to the wild-card, the 2001 A’s give the more recent group the edge. And it wasn’t like the ’01 team snuck in; that Oakland team won 102 games that season, and is widely considered the best of the Billy Beane era. But where Mack and Charlie Finley and the Walter Haas/Sandy Alderson combination succeeded was in finishing what they started. Each of them has had World Champion next to their name at least once. Not Billy Beane. *** Once upon a time the Oakland A’s were a post-season juggernaut. If they got to the playoffs, they were going to stay awhile. Either that or they were kind enough to exit quickly. In Oakland’s first nine trips to the playoffs, the A’s advanced to the World Series six times. Excluding the 1990 World Series for a moment, Oakland won 11 of its first 15 playoff series. In 67 games, they won 41; a .612 clip. They were 22-10 (.688) at home, 19-16 (.543) on the road. These are the four series’ the A’s lost, and you can almost excuse them each time: ALCS 1971 – Oakland was the post-season novice, Baltimore the seasoned vet, in the midst of a three-year run as American League champions. The A’s were swept in three straight. ALCS 1975 – Minus big-game pitcher Jim “Catfish” Hunter, the three-time defending champion A’s were swept by Boston. ALCS 1981 – In a scenario eerily similar to ten years before, Billy Martin’s newbie A’s were swept by a veteran New York Yankee club. World Series 1988 – There was this home run, see, and uh, yeah. Well, the best way to describe this is to turn to former Athletic Jonny Gomes, who was 7 years old at the time, and a die-hard A’s fan: "When you're a kid, your baseball heroes are like Superman or Batman or the Hulk. They don't die. It was my cartoon days. Cartoon heroes didn't die at the end. They rescued the chick. They put the fire out. They found Clifford the Big Red Dog. They never die. Then the (fricking) A's died. That was my first experience with real life. Life is not a (fricking) cartoon." Let that be a lesson, kids. *** Here’s a meaningless stat for you. Every time the A’s have swept a playoff series (exception 1989 World Series) – 1981 ALDS, 1988 ALCS, 1990 ALCS, and 2006 ALDS – they have lost in the next round, three by the broom.
6 days ago
BEING A DINOSAUR IS HARD.The first day of school is not working out. T.R. (for T. Rex) knows he's in trouble when he discovers that he's bigger than the school bus. He's bigger than the teacher. He's bigger than his desk, and it goes wit...
BEING A DINOSAUR IS HARD.The first day of school is not working out. T.R. (for T. Rex) knows he's in trouble when he discovers that he's bigger than the school bus. He's bigger than the teacher. He's bigger than his desk, and it goes without saying that he's bigger than the other kids.And his friendly way of saying hello, RAWR, doesn't go over too well either.Even though T.R. is on his best behavior, being helpful assisting the crossing guards in front of the school and tiptoeing around the classroom aquarium, his classmates remain skittish. He uses his best table manners, tipping the table in the cafeteria carefully so that his lunch slides deftly into his toothy mouth."BURP!"T. R. even remembers to say "Excuse me," for that lapse, but for some reason, nobody wants to sit with him at lunch.But at recess, he finally gets a break when the ball gets stuck on the roof. It's not even a stretch for T.R. to retrieve it. And when the kids discover that sliding down his tail is lots of fun, it looks like T.R. has got this school thing working for him at last.Todd H. Doodler, famous for his glorious giggle starters, the Bear in Underwear books, breaks out a new character in his latest, Rawr! (Scholastic, 2013), complete with a touchably poofy fabric relief likeness of his hero on the cover. Bringing a lighthearted look at fitting in at school as a premise, Doodler's simple comic illustrations and story line have something of the minimalist charm of Norman Bridwell's early childhood classics, Clifford The Big Red Dog and its many sequels, and T. Rex's lusty "RAWR!" may prove a popular greeting among the story circle set.
10 days ago
David Bowers is in talks to direct “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” an upcoming film based on the classic children’s book first published 50 years ago, according to Universal Pictures. Universal is moving forward with the project witho...
David Bowers is in talks to direct “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” an upcoming film based on the classic children’s book first published 50 years ago, according to Universal Pictures. Universal is moving forward with the project without Illumination Entertainment, the studio’s in-house animation company, which was producing the project but has dropped off. Illumination has been Universal’s sole supplier of animated films since 2010, making “Hop,” “The Lorax” and the “Despicable Me” franchise. Yet “Clifford” will be a hybrid like “Hop,” in which the lapine protagonist is animated but other characters are live-action. Also read: Universal’s Turnaround Tale: How the Studio Staged the Biggest 180 in Hollywood Just the dog will be animated in “Clifford,” making this project similar to Universal’s “Paul” and “Ted,” in which only the titular teddy bear was computer-generated. Matt Lopez is writing the script based on the book about a massive red dog and his relationship with a child named Emily Elizabeth. The book has also spawned a TV show and video game. Bowers has a strong track record making animated films, including two “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” sequels, “Flushed Away” and “Astro Boy.” He directed all of those, and was previously a storyboard artist or animator for “Shark Tale,” “Chicken Run” and “The Road to El Dorado.” Also read: Seth MacFarlane Reunites With Universal, ‘Ted’ Studio to Make His Upcoming Western Deborah Forte of Scholastic Media, which produced the PBS TV show, is producing the movie. Vice president of production Maradith Frenkel and creative executive Sarah Scott are overseeing the project for Universal. It remains to be seen whether other producers will board the project now that Illumination chief Chris Meledandri is no longer involved. Bowers is represented by Verve and attorney Nancy Newhouse Porter.  The post David Bowers in Talks to Direct ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’; Illumination Drops Off (Exclusive) appeared first on TheWrap.Related stories from TheWrap:Those Wacky Foreigners: Germans Love 'Django,' Japan Digs 'Monsters U' and Other Overseas Box-Office AnomaliesBrad Pitt, Horror, Ryan Reynolds and China: The Summer's Biggest Winners and LosersWME Signs 'Sorceror's Apprentice' Writer Matt Lopez Away From ICM (Exclusive)Universal's Turnaround Tale: How the Studio Staged the Biggest 180 in Hollywood'Despicable Me 2' Snaps 'Toy Story 3' Record With $140M Box Office Debut
21 days ago
Press Release: GraniteCon hosts an event unlike any other on the evening of Saturday September 28th at 7:00 pm! We’ll be assembling our voice acting guests Grey DeLisle, Quinton Flynn, Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Jim Cummings, and R...
Press Release: GraniteCon hosts an event unlike any other on the evening of Saturday September 28th at 7:00 pm! We’ll be assembling our voice acting guests Grey DeLisle, Quinton Flynn, Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Jim Cummings, and Richard Horvitz to read selections from Marvel’s The Avengers in their character voices! Yakko & Wakko Warner as Thor & Loki? Winnie the Pooh as Tony Stark? You never know what’s going to happen! Please be advised this is a ticketed event! Tickets can be purchased at the door. VIP passes include entry into the script read! More information at the webiste: granitecon.com ABOUT THE GUESTS: Grey DeLisle Grey DeLisle is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning and Annie nominated veteran voice actress who got her start doing the role of Reptar on Rugrats in 1994. Since then she has starred in hundreds of popular cartoons including The Fairly Odd Parents (Vicky), Avatar: The Last Airbender (Azula), Clone Wars (Asajj Ventress / Amidala), Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy (Mandy), Danny Phantom (Sam), Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends (Frankie), Batman (Black Canary), Green Lantern (Aya), Wow Wow Wubbzy (Wubbzy), Clifford the Big Red Dog (Emily Elizabeth), and most notably the voice of “Daphne” on Scooby-Doo since 1997. Gamers may recognize her voice from such titles as Doom, Mass Effect, Star Wars Old Republic, and Monkey Island. She also played “Nova” in Starcraft, the “Female Wizard” in Diablo 3, and “Vicky Vale”/”Catwoman” in this year’s hugely popular Arkham City. Quinton Flynn Quinton’s voice has been burning up the voice over industry since he first arrived in Los Angeles from his native Cleveland, Ohio. He is an A-list voice actor, having played such famous animated characters as: Jonny Quest, Speed Racer, The Human Torch, Elmer Fudd, Timon & Snowbell, just to name a few. His animated television appearances include: Robot Chicken, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Animaniacs, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, My Life as a Teenage Robot, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, The Avengers and many more. His best known roles in Video Game franchises have been his work providing the English voices of Raiden (Metal Gear Series), Axel (Kingdom Hearts Series), Kolyat Krios (Mass Effect), Henry (No More Heroes), Arlon & Rexus Ragespear (Guild Wars 2) and Reno in (Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children) the motion picture. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg in the Video Game world in which Quinton’s also portrayed: SPIDERMAN, VENOM, BANSHEE, ABYSS, MERRY, GOLLUM, CROIX & ORPHEN. If you’re hip to the Anime scene you’ll know him as: Kon in Bleach, Iruka-sensei and Deidara in Naruto, Marcus Damon in Digimon Data Squad, Carl/Phantom in Blood+, Shingo Shouji in Initial D, Dr. Riddles & Victoreem in Zach Bell to name a few. He is well known in the industry for his skills as an impressionist and improvisationalist, having played the role of Paul McCartney and tested for NBC’s Saturday Night Live and Comedy Network’s The Daily Show. Quinton is always happy to do the animated and anime characters he is known for when he performs “Live” and rolls out his favorite impressions and yours! Rob Paulsen The goal of bringing absolute believability to a fictional character, live-action or animated, is what every actor strives for. Those committed to their craft that combine experience, passion and skill are likely to succeed. Those gifted with exceptional talent who focus on maximizing their potential by finding their own niche, quickly break apart from the pack. After years of honing their craft and consistently delivering memorable performances in which the character impacts an indelible image on the viewer, the public and the industry take notice, singling out the best. “I’m getting paid to do what got me in trouble in the 7th grade,” jests Rob Paulsen, who is one of the m
29 days ago
Hi, my name is Dexter (but my friends call me Dex) after the author that wrote Clifford the Big Red Dog about a Vizsla like me! Some people think I should be renamed Bruce Wayne though because it looks like I have the bat symbol on my ch...
Hi, my name is Dexter (but my friends call me Dex) after the author that wrote Clifford the Big Red Dog about a Vizsla like me! Some people think I should be renamed Bruce Wayne though because it looks like I have the bat symbol on my chest. My very favorite thing to do is point at the birds in my backyard--one of these days I'm finally going to catch one! But I can always be interrupted to make new friends and impress them with my tricks and kisses. I'm usually either running full speed ahead or snuggling up for a snooze. My parents think it's funny that I grumble whenever they try to wake me up, but they don't laugh when I try to play shark attack for some reason. I am really looking forward to this spring because I can't wait to watch the Puppy Bowl! Click for more pictures and comments...
about 1 month ago
Over the course of his 14-season NBA career, Shawn Kemp covered most every status on the basketball spectrum. As a young star with the Seattle SuperSonics, he stood out as one of the most ferocious and athletic power forwards in league h...
Over the course of his 14-season NBA career, Shawn Kemp covered most every status on the basketball spectrum. As a young star with the Seattle SuperSonics, he stood out as one of the most ferocious and athletic power forwards in league history. Then, after several controversies, including his fathering of several children out of wedlock by different mothers, Kemp fell out of favor. His reputation arguably reached its nadir after the 1998-99 lockout, when he became the poster-boy for players who failed to stay in shape when the league was out of service. Like many once-beloved players of his era, Kemp left the NBA with little fanfare. Now, a decade after he played his last game, we can look back on that unfortunate era of Kemp's career with at least a little levity. In an interview with Vince Grzegorek for Cleveland Scene, legendary sportswriter Terry Pluto, author of the greatest book you'll ever read on the ABA, remembered one particularly goofy moment from Kemp's time with the Cleveland Cavaliers (via SB Nation): What's one G-rated or PG-rated story about an athlete that you've heard but haven't had an opportunity to share? Shawn Kemp was late for a flight back in his Cleveland days, as he often was. He was beginning to run out of excuses. The one he gave the Cavs this time was, "My dog fell asleep in front of my car and I had to wait until he woke up." No s---. Poor Randy Wittman was the coach and he just took it. That's when we knew Randy was in big trouble. He was a rookie coach and Kemp worked him over. It actually said a lot about a bunch of things that were going on with the team at the time. Kemp was losing control of his life and Randy was overwhelmed. The best thing Jim Paxson did was find a way to hoist Kemp on Portland, which set it up for the Cavs to eventually get LeBron. So Kemp's lame excuse about his dog falling asleep in front of his car in some way can be traced to the LeBron era? Yeah. Look, I think this is a perfectly acceptable excuse and not something Kemp concocted after encountering Clifford the Big Red Dog. He was just taking the old saying "let sleeping dogs lie" literally, like the NBA's version of Amelia Bedelia. The weirdest part of this story is the idea that Kemp's tardiness eventually led the Cavs to be bad enough to obtain LeBron James through the draft. The timeline here is a bit vague, but the argument makes sense. Kemp last played for Cleveland in the 1999-2000 season, after which they completed three seasons of 30 wins or fewer on their way to the 2003 draft. While Kemp was not the star he once was, the Cavs also failed to replace him with a player of equal value. When the 2002-03 season came around, it was logical to lose as much as possible in the hope of winning the lottery. The lesson here, I guess, is that any front-office executives looking for cover to unload a team's best player should carefully place a sleeping dog in front of that player's SUV. Then, in three years, that team will draft the best player of his generation. This plan may sound ridiculous, but it's just as likely to work as any logically organized rebuilding process. Stay connected with Ball Don't Lie on Twitter @YahooBDL and "Like" BDL on Facebook for year-round NBA talk, jokes and more.
2 months ago
Miguel Cabrera, Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Manny Machado, David Price, Mark Fidrych, Grover Cleveland, Buster Posey, Buster Keaton, Michael Keaton, Diane Keaton, Joey Votto, Willie Mays, Troy Tulowitzki, Troy Aikman, Helen of Troy, Cli...
Miguel Cabrera, Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Manny Machado, David Price, Mark Fidrych, Grover Cleveland, Buster Posey, Buster Keaton, Michael Keaton, Diane Keaton, Joey Votto, Willie Mays, Troy Tulowitzki, Troy Aikman, Helen of Troy, Cliff Lee, Cliff Klavin, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jacoby Jones, Ray Rice, Ted Williams, Ted Williams' frozen head, Robinson Cano, Robinson Crusoe, Christopher Robin, Robin Gibb, Andy Gibb, Barry Gibb, Barry Bonds, Bobby Bonds, Junk Bonds, Jamie Moyer, Aroldis Chapman, Suzy Chapstick, Mike/Giancarlo/Giovanni Stanton, David Wright, David Wrong, Ebby Calvin "Nuke" Laroosh, Crash Davis, Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn or Ryan Braun.... just clearing up any rumors that might be out there. Miguel Cabrera, Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Manny Machado, David Price, Mark Fidrych, Grover Cleveland, Buster Posey, Buster Keaton, Michael Keaton, Diane Keaton, Joey Votto, Willie Mays, Troy Tulowitzki, Troy Aikman, Helen of Troy, Cliff Lee, Cliff Klavin, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Jacoby Ellsbury, Jacoby Jones, Ray Rice, Ted Williams, Ted Williams' frozen head, Robinson Cano, Robinson Crusoe, Christopher Robin, Robin Gibb, Andy Gibb, Barry Gibb, Barry Bonds, Bobby Bonds, Junk Bonds, Jamie Moyer, Aroldis Chapman, Suzy Chapstick, Mike/Giancarlo/Giovanni Stanton, David Wright, David Wrong, Ebby Calvin "Nuke" Laroosh, Crash Davis, Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn or Ryan Braun.... just clearing up any rumors that might be out there.
2 months ago
For her wish, Madison wants to visit SeaWorld to meet Shamu! Meet Madison, an exceptionally friendly and outgoing 13year old, who like many teenage girls, is passionate about music, art and movies. Her favorite movies are Cat in the Hat ...
For her wish, Madison wants to visit SeaWorld to meet Shamu! Meet Madison, an exceptionally friendly and outgoing 13year old, who like many teenage girls, is passionate about music, art and movies. Her favorite movies are Cat in the Hat and Clifford the Big Red Dog. Her favorite art form is pottery and she absolutely loves to eat blueberry muffins, macaroni & cheese and french fries. At the age of 5, Madison was diagnosed with brain and spinal cord cancer. Since that time she has suffered through 15 surgeries and a brain aneurysm which affected her learning ability and caused loss of speech, voluntary movement, and partial blindness. The spinal cord cancer has also left Madison in a wheelchair and unable to walk without the assistance of leg braces. Everyone at Kids Wish Network is inspired by Madison and her courageous spirit; through all her pain and suffering she wears a smile that melts our heart. Making dreams come true is what Kids Wish Network loves to do! So get ready to meet your friend Shamu, Madison, because your wish is about to come true! Donate to Help Grant This Wish Name: Madison Age: 13 State: CO Wish: Visit SeaWorld Wish Type: Theme Parks
4 months ago
On Wednesday’s episode of “The Fix,” The Jones recap Heat-Pacers Game 4. Topics discussed include: Indy’s rebounding, Roy Hibbert’s dominance, Lance Stephenson’s timely shots, LeBron’s insane blo...
On Wednesday’s episode of “The Fix,” The Jones recap Heat-Pacers Game 4. Topics discussed include: Indy’s rebounding, Roy Hibbert’s dominance, Lance Stephenson’s timely shots, LeBron’s insane block, Wade’s travel, and Joey Crawford’s horrible officiating. All that, plus more the Hawks hiring Spurs assistant, Mike Budenholzer, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Clifford the Normal-Sized Dog, Nickelback, Dr. J, crepes, quizzes, and more. ********* Subscribe to The Basketball Jones show on iTunes | Download the .mp3 directly
4 months ago