Press release of the day: Is that a giant lipstick in your lap, or are you just happy to see me?


by Jay Gabler | 6/6/09

While her High Rise PR colleague Alexandra Baker keeps us informed on the eccentric doings of Chicago’s Via Tania, Samantha Laserson is dispatching updates on electroshockers the Fire and Reason, who have just been nominated for the NewNowNext Awards’ Brink of Fame nod (last year’s winner: Lady Gaga). [Update 6/15: They won!] From the looks of this image, they’ve already fallen over every other brink there is. Click here to download a free remix of their track “Do It Again.”

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Previous Press Releases of the Day:
The edge of Tomato
Nothing scandalous, just some booze and Jenga
Robots fish for prostates
The Rake Angel
Listening to dirt
Reindeer games at the Red Stag
Does St. Paul owe the Pope $3.4 million?
Tonic Sol-fa visit the Don Shelby Radio Show
Rybak proclaims Tonic Sol-fa Day in Minneapolis
Ruddy ducks, Autoharp warriors, boozing ladies, YogaSoul, Quincy Jones, and the hateful warmongers who are Tonic Sol-fa
A post-pop Pocahontas
There will be dogs
Feather ticklers and seduction sashes
Black mold and Spud Too Tight
Faux-tinis and Canada’s culinary queen
Nienstedt got game
Keith Urban grills white bread, exclusively for the Daily Planet
Your #1 exotic animal Christian presentation
Via Tania, by the book
Guess who’s coming to dinner with the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit
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