| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When a huge brown bear ambles across TV screens this Sunday to the strains of Bob Dylan's "I Want You," it may be taking a big step for an ad agency as well.
Droga5 isn't as entrenched a resident of Madison Avenue as better known ad firms such as Leo...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
During his stint on CBS' "The Late Late Show," Craig Ferguson has been known to joke that only a handful of people are watching, and that the folks from his network are not among them. Yet many TV executives are starting to give the wee hours of the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Geico "Hump Day" commercial has been banned in a Connecticut middle school. Students were deemed too disruptive after repeatedly quoting the camel-starring ad....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q. You always tell people to take advantage of discounts that can lower their car insurance premiums. What are some of the most common ones?
A. The discounts can vary a lot by company and state. Bankrate.com just surveyed the 10 largest auto insurance...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Apparently, you can be the type of person who squats over a washing machine to drop turds on a stranger's clothing and still get into Yale. A menace students have deemed “the Poopetrator” has “repeatedly defecated” into campus...
| Mar 16, 2013
John J. Byrne, whose turnaround of auto insurer Geico Corp. led billionaire Warren Buffett to buy the company and call him "the Babe Ruth of insurance," died March 7 at his home in Etna, N.H., according to Robert E. Snyder, a family spokesman. He was 80...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:13 AM
There will be a lot of talk this weekend about the sensual relationship we have with food. But will the Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival let you hit a friend in the kisser with a tomato or dip a crispy stick of bacon in a pool of chocolate?...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The first time Arthur Friedman walked into Fort Lauderdale’s Gateway Theatre a couple of years ago, he wasn’t put off by the weathered marquee, ragged carpet, gloomy hallways and unwelcoming restrooms. He was charmed.
“It had a...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning.
Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:21 PM
When Ducks forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry agreed to buy equipment for first-time hockey players ages 4 to 10 who will participate in the team’s Learn to Play program, they knew they might have to hand over a sizable check at the end of this...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:39 PM
John Lehr and Nancy Hower didn't know a lot about Westerns when they embarked on writing their new Hulu comedy, "Quick Draw." But they dug up comedy gold while researching the Old West.
"It's amazing the stuff that never made it into the Westerns because...