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Scripps Howard News Service LIFESTYLE budget

Scripps Howard News Service

This is the Scripps Howard News Service LIFESTYLE budget for Friday, July 20, 2012. If you have questions or comments, SHNS editors can be reached at 202-408-1484. For all SHNS content and archives, visit our website at www.shns.com.

ENTERTAINMENT

BAT-MERCHANDISE (Alpern, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) -- The opening of "The Dark Knight Rises" has stirred up a lot of interest in all things Gotham. For the children and inner children, there are more than enough Batman toys and collectibles to content the most ardent fanboys and fangirls. 550. (Editors: This is also listed on the News-Biz sked. It moved category f.)

FAMILYGLANCE-FILM (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) -- A capsule look at films from a family perspective, including "The Dark Knight Rises." 950.

SIGHTS-MUSIC (Mehr, SHNS) -- Eddie Baranek, the singer, songwriter, guitarist and mainstay of Detroit band the Sights, has always been an object of fascination to those in the know. But now Baranek and the Sights are turning on new audiences, spending the summer touring as the opening act for comedy-rock combo Tenacious D. 950.

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