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50 Cent Launches Energy Shot to Help World Hunger

17 August 2011 7:07 PM, PDT | Foodista | See recent Foodista news »

50 Cent has teamed up with Pure Growth Patners to launch a brand new energy shot, Street King. But the the main idea behind Street King is not to energize those of us who haven't gotten enough sleep the night before, but to help alleviate world hunger.

Every single shot purchased will provide one meal to a child in need.

"50 Cent and I share a common vision: to address the world’s problems through smart and sustainable business models," says Pure Growth Partners CEO, Chris Clarke. "With the rampant starvation in Africa and hunger afflicting children worldwide, we need socially responsible businesses that affect real change now more than ever. And Street King can set the bar for future generations to come.”

“I’m inspired by [Clarke’s] vision and innovative approaches to tackling serious issues," 50 adds. "It’s our mission with Street King to really change children’s lives around the world. »

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John Michael McDonagh interview: The Guard

17 August 2011 5:51 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

With The Guard out in UK cinemas tomorrow, we catch up with writer and director John Michael McDonagh about the making of the film…

Writer and director John Michael McDonagh’s debut feature, The Guard, could be described as a collision of buddy-cop thriller, western and black comedy. Its blending of slick, bitingly funny dialogue and familiar genre elements is so perfect, in fact, that it’s already made its way into our list of 2011’s best films.

We got to sit down to speak with McDonagh about the making of The Guard, and what he’s up to next.

We’ve been talking, back at the office, about what genre The Guard falls into. How would you describe it?

I call it a black comedy, because I don’t think the thriller element is big enough to call it a comedy thriller. And it’s sold as a buddy-cop comedy, »

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