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'Nerd Do Well' Simon Pegg Puts the Funny in Money

British comedy star Simon Pegg makes serious money today, but he wasn't raised to riches. Peggs tells The Price of Fame what he learned about spending as a lad, and what it was like to have little savings and a big "Star Wars" obsession.

Why Companies Spend Millions on Oscar 'Swag'

Even though the Academy Awards banned official swag bags four years ago (thanks to an IRS decree that actors must pay taxes on the gifts), companies still scramble to get their items into the luxury-laden gift baskets.