| Aug 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When the Marx Brothers made their final film comedy, "Love Happy" in 1949, they found a new outlet for their outrageously funny shenanigans on the new medium of television.
Groucho scored a huge success bringing his popular radio game show "You Bet Your...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The U.S. Export-Import Bank, as we know it, will cease to exist anyway.
Given the 113th Congress' record of inaction on momentous issues affecting this nation, failing to renew the charter for the Ex-Im Bank, which only supports 2 percent of U.S....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Whatever UConn wants, UConn gets. Thanks to an unelected board of trustees that doesn't answer to the public and a delusional governor, taxpayers are footing the bill for the $1.5 billion Next Generation Connecticut program at Storrs.
This program to...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
After creating fake ads for dubious products like Mom Jeans, Little Chocolate Donuts, the Bathroom Monkey and the CNN Pregnancy Test, "Saturday Night Live" is developing a stronger interest in real ones.
Broadway Video, the production company behind...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:27 PM
HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States.
But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"IF it can't be good, I'm not going to make it!" said Oscar-winning producer Wendy Finerman to me last week, while we were doing a lunch catch-up.
We were running down Oscar lane because Wendy's "Forrest Gump," 20 years ago, caused the young producer's...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Not long ago, Torsten Gessner, a top executive at a German manufacturing giant, had to decide where to locate the company's new North American headquarters. Consultants offered up a short list with some obvious candidates: San Francisco and Boston because...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Electric cars will probably remain a tiny niche of the auto industry until drivers see a serious expansion of charging stations.
But you can't just put one on every corner next to the gas station. The cars can take hours to fully charge, which would...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Kor Ecologic Inc. founder Jim Kor has been described as a shaggy introvert and hermit.
Yet this engineer is out to change the world with the Urbee, a unique hybrid vehicle that dares to be plastic, can zip across the country on 10 gallons of fuel and...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:49 PM
It's been a wild ride for Autobytel Inc., the online automobile marketing company launched in Orange County during the Internet's gold rush.
Founded in 1995 by Southern California car dealership owner Pete Ellis, the company promised to take the...