Topic: Richard Laermer
David Letterman is a baby boomer (hence the retirement thing), but he helped define the voice of the younger Generation X – ironic, self-mocking – during his earlier 'Late Night' show on NBC.
Forty-four percent of Americans plan to shop on Black Friday 2011, a new survey shows. That compares with 47 percent in 2010 and 52 percent in 2009. Today's shoppers have more bargain-hunting tools.
11/22/2011 11:34 am
The Republican debate, which was co-sponsored by the Tea Party Express and seemed at times like a sporting event, got out the tea party message: It's a force to be reckoned with.
09/13/2011 10:52 pm
Jetman, aka adventurer Yves Rossy, hit 190 m.p.h. Saturday as he flew with a jet-pack above the Grand Canyon. Where some see self-promotional stunt man, others see a boundary-breaker.
05/11/2011 03:41 pm
Reviews describe the new ‘Spider-Man’ show on Broadway as ‘a teetering colossus’ and as dull and silly. But ticket sales are brisk.
02/08/2011 09:29 pm
Stars seem to be stumbling over themselves to get to the neediest regions and biggest causes, like the Gulf oil spill. Is celebrity activism meaningful, or is it just another PR move?
06/10/2010 08:49 pm
BP is paying for prime placement when people search for 'oil spill.' Public relations experts have criticized the practice as in poor taste.
06/09/2010 08:38 pm
Jay Leno has bumped Conan O'Brien to return to his 'Tonight Show' spot. But with cable TV, the Internet, and comics such as Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert drawing younger audiences, late-night TV is changing dramatically.
03/01/2010 02:29 pm
Tracy, California, made headlines when word incorrectly got out that it would charge $300 for each 911 call. Under a law passed last year, most households will pay less than $50 annually to offset the cost of emergency medical services.
02/23/2010 01:43 pm
Parents' quest for reality-TV fame, from 'Jon & Kate' to balloon boy story, can be damaging to their children, say media watchdogs and child advocates.
10/21/2009 01:00 am