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NASA and Entertainment Industry Needs Astronauts still Necessary Despite end of Space Shuttle Program

By Brian Dyak, Pres. & CEO, Entertainment Industries Council On a recent episode of MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, on its “Best New Thing in the World” segment, featured NASA’s newly released ringtones.  (For the video, click here! ).  Selected … Continue reading

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Just a Moment in Time… Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

Just a Moment in Time Remembering Elizabeth Taylor 1985, EIC was still more vision than reality. Having just been recognized by President Reagan for our national star driven (Bill Cosby- the extraordinaire, Donna Summer- songstress, Bart Conner – Olympian gymnast) … Continue reading

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Spotlight On…Nutrition

The American Dietetic Association has kicked off National Nutrition Month this year with a new eating initiative concentrated on the motto, “Eat Right With Color.” The campaign is a fresh take on old ideas that focus on the struggle to … Continue reading

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The Last Discovery

For some, there is an air of nostalgia around Discovery’s return from the International Space Station as NASA’s oldest shuttle is being retired. Discovery made its final launch during Engineers Week, marking the first of the final three missions of … Continue reading

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There & Back Again: A Soldier’s Journey

In a couple months, the 15th Annual PRISM Awards will honor a new group of nominees and the entertainment professionals who have dedicated themselves to accurately depicting health and social issues in their field. This past year there has been … Continue reading

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And the Winds Continue to Change…

While looking at the list of nominees for the 15th Annual PRISM Awards this week, I couldn’t help but think about the meaning behind the productions and last year’s Capitol Hill Showcase. As I spoke to the audience about the … Continue reading

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PRISM Flashback!

A look back at previous PRISM Awards featuring celebrities celebrating the “art of making a difference.”

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Mental Illness in the Media

Heath Ledger’s posthumous appearance as the Joker in the Batman movie “The Dark Knight” this month seems likely to rekindle media speculation that his tragic death in January was a drug-induced suicide. That’s unfortunate because there is, after all, no … Continue reading

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Cut It Out: Anderson Cooper and I Aren’t the Only Ones with Skin Cancer

Time is bolting by with March Madness already upon us and some great basketball being played— love that edge-of-your-seat overtime rush. All this interspersed with the political volleyball of the race for the presidency. Even with all this going on, … Continue reading

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