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Skype Brings Fans to Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World

Skype and Marvel – together again! The last time Skype and Marvel came together resulted in an event in LA that brought together troops at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, WA with their families and the stars of Marvel’s Iron Man 3. The troops also enjoyed a simultaneous screening of the LA premiere, live from … Read more

True Heroes Meet Hollywood Stars

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Marvel’s Iron Man 3 star, Robert Downey, Jr., said it best in an Esquire magazine interview: “A hero is not a noun, it is a verb.” There is no question that our troops personify this truism, and the question then becomes: how can we show our appreciation for these real-life superheroes? Skype opted for VIP treatment, inviting soldiers to … Read more

Famed Funnyman Mel Brooks Brings Laughs via Skype

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Mel Brooks once said, “It’s my job to spot the insane or the bizarre in the commonplace.” With a plethora of movies, TV shows, Broadway plays and an EGOT credit to his name, the famed funnyman has either left us laughing so hard we’re reduced to tears or pondering his insightful pearls of wisdom (sometimes, even … Read more

Skype Brings Military Heroes and Their Families Together on the Red Carpet of Marvel’s Iron Man 3

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It’s safe to say that Tony Stark – self-described genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist – is a bit of a technology geek.  He has a degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and started Stark Industries, a multi-billion dollar international technology company.  Not to mention his superhero alter-ego, Iron Man, wears a technologically-advanced suit of armor.  Clearly … Read more

Skype by Royal Appointment

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Royal couple Prince William and Kate have publicized an innovative way that Skype is being used to help youngsters who are homeless get back on their feet. The Duke of Cambridge spoke using a webcam and TV screen to Dylan Howie, 18, and Lyn Buchan, 21, who are turning their lives around in the southern Dutch … Read more

The Evolution of Theatre? Skype Personal Performances from PopUp Theatrics

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Picture this: 30 artists and actors, spanning across 5 continents. An intimate theater experience, customized personally for you (not the audience, YOU specifically). A pitch this crazy would’ve had the most experienced Broadway producer tossed out on the street. But against all odds, the New York City-based independent theater artists of PopUp Theatrics found a way to make this happen. … Read more

Tentez la chance de votre vie ! Montrez de quoi vous êtes capables sur la chaîne « The You Generation » de Simon Cowell

Vos amis vous disent que vous chantez comme un ange ? Vos gâteaux et pâtisseries font soupirer de plaisir vos meilleurs amis ? Tout le monde s’accorde à dire que vous imitez Barack Obama à merveille ? Vous pensez être le meilleur comique au monde, dresseur de chien, motard de BMX, maquilleur ou autre – … Read more

Demuestra tu potencial en The You Generation

Ensaya vía Skype para la primera audición global online de talentos ¿Todos tus amigos te dicen que cantas como los ángeles? ¿Tus amigos se mueren por probar tus deliciosas tartas y galletas? ¿Todo el mundo te dice que haces una imitación perfecta de Obama? ¿Crees que serías el mejor del mundo entrenando perros, conduciendo una … Read more

Nutze deine Chance – zeig dein Talent auf Simon Cowell’s neuem Kanal “The You Generation”

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Castingshows im TV gibt es wie Sand am Meer. Die Einschaltquoten werden immer geringer und dennoch scheint kein Ende in Sicht. Aber mal Hand aufs Herz – kennt Ihr noch alle Gewinner der letzten Staffel von Egal-wer-sucht-egal-wen? Die wahren Talente, die, die bleiben, kommen aus einer anderen Ecke und die heißt immer öfter YouTube. Das … Read more

Make Your Big Break – Show Your Skills on Simon Cowell’s New Channel “The You Generation”

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Do all of your friends say you can sing like an angel? Do your cakes and cookies make your best pals sigh with delight? Does everybody say you do an amazing impression of President Obama? Do you think that you could be the best in the world at dog training, BMX bike riding, stand-up comedy, … Read more

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