It is a cultural moment in advertising: Budweiser is unhitching the iconic team of Clydesdale horses which has appeared in their commercials for 27 years, charming a global audience and creating herds of fans. But no more. The beer maker is now alarmed by falling sales and huge competition from craft beers - and is intent on retooling its image for a younger crowd.
President Obama awarded the Medal of Freedom Monday to 19 people including actress Meryl Streep and singer Stevie Wonder, with posthumous awards for three civil-rights workers who were murdered in 1964 while registering blacks to vote.
There’s something about the cover photo of the 2012 album “Cheers, It’s Christmas,” showing Blake Shelton perched awkwardly on the arm of a leather sofa in front of a fireplace, that underscores how predictably commercial holiday music offerings have become.
Rush Limbaugh joked Monday that former President Bill Clinton and embattled comedian Bill Cosby should team up for a public service announcement as the faces of sexual assault.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL, said in retrospect he wished he had announced his sexuality in a different manner.
Google is facing fire over a game, which it allowed users to access on its app store and download, that calls on players to shoot and kill naked homosexuals.
Frank Scotti, a longtime NBC employee, said he served for years as a sort of middleman between Bill Cosby and the women the comedy icon wanted to see behind closed doors, oftentimes even standing guard so nobody would interrupt — and then paying some up to $2,000 a month.