ST. CHARLES, MO. - Bob Sullentrup's interest in astronomy goes back to his childhood during the space race between the United States and Russia. "I was fascinated by America's march to the moon," said Sullentrup. "When I was growing up in the 60s all I ever wanted was to be centerfielder for the Cardinals or I wanted to be an astronaut like John Glenn." Although he never traveled into outer space, the IT developer from St. Charles, Mo. remained fascinated by it, especially solar eclipses.
St. Charles businessman David Hutson is turned on by neon. He owns Neon Times where he creates and restores neon signs. “People have a great affinity and affection for neon,” said Hutson. “It is a very seductive art. It is eye candy.”Restoration has become Hutson’s passion as a member of the Neon Heritage Preservation Committee (NHPC) of the Route 66 Association of Missouri.
GREENVILLE, ILL. - When Dudley was a puppy, he wasn’t the whisper dog yet. Far from it. Dudley arrived last Thanksgiving and not everyone gave thanks. “We got back home and I was like ‘Surprise! Here’s a puppy!’ And my wife is like ‘I can’t believe this’. She wasn’t happy.”As resident director at Greenville University in Greenville, Illinois, Brian Gertler and his wife live in the dormitory with Dudley and another dog. Dudley had trouble adjusting to campus life.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".