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  • 'The Simpsons' at 25: Still going strong and rolling in the d'oh

    'The Simpsons' at 25: Still going strong and rolling in the d'oh
    "If TV has taught me anything, it's that miracles always happen to poor kids at Christmas," the now-familiar spiky-haired boy said on Dec. 17, 1989. "It happened to Tiny Tim. It happened to Charlie Brown. It happened to the Smurfs. And it's going to happen to us."
  • Commercial bond between bands and brands is deepening

    Commercial bond between bands and brands is deepening
    Pop star Katy Perry, whose stage garb has included a bra that shoots whipped cream, is not generally known as the less-is-more type. Yet last year she picked an understated approach to promote the rollout of her current world tour: a television...

    Chuck Taylors: Their Take

     Chuck Taylors: Their Take
    Chuck Taylors If you want to project an image, you gotta have a style. For footwear, pumps say something. So do wingtips. And so do Converse Chuck Taylor sneakers: Put on some Chuck Taylors and a pair of skinny jeans and you look like someone ready to...

    Rock 'n' roll footnote: Chuck Taylor sneakers

    Rock 'n' roll footnote: Chuck Taylor sneakers
    "We were pretty conscious of wanting to look a certain way. We wanted people to recognize us as being in a band when we walked down the street, even if they didn't know which band we were. Chuck Taylors signaled that." — Albert Hammond Jr. of...

    Converse collector takes shoe fashion a step up

    Converse collector takes shoe fashion a step up
    If Douglas Mechutan was slightly less selective in his collecting, he might venture into the realm of hoarder. But his compact Pompano Beach apartment is so artistically appointed with fashion prints, animal skins and autographed celebrity photos that...