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Why Yum! Took a Chance on Doritos Locos Tacos

Taco Bell's new Doritos Locos Taco hit restaurants last week, and it's already getting plenty of publicity -- and mockery. But whether it's a hit or a flop, expect more fast food mash-ups and bold blunders from the big chains.

Comedian Betty White Lands Book Deal

Showbiz veteran Betty White has been cresting quite the popularity wave lately. After work on TV shows like The Golden Girls, hilarious Super Bowl ads and a guest-hosting stint on Saturday Night Live, she has landed a two-book deal with Penguin.

The Justin Bieber Effect Reaches Books and Film

No matter how you feel about the YouTube-launched sixteen-year-old pop sensation Justin Bieber (and if you are older than 30, we can probably guess your feelings on the subject), there's no denying that he's an entertainment industry juggernaut. Why, just this past Monday came news of not one, but two major deals.

Are we in the Not-so-Great Depression?

It must suck to be Paul Krugman. I'm sure he'd rather not be the guy who figured out our economy is actually in a depression. Regarding the debate...

You, your wallet and Betty White

Improbable as it sounds, Betty White is the new "it" girl. After her recent Super Bowl ad for Snickers, as just about everyone up on their popular...

Senator Al Franken Rips NBC-Comcast Merger

Led by Senator Al Franken, lawmakers on Thursday clashed with top execs at Comcast and NBC Universal over their claim that the media giants' proposed $30 billion merger would benefit the public. But despite calling for "strong conditions" on the deal, legislators seemed likely to let it pass.

Hidden Crime: Domestic Violence Against Men

Amid the media frenzy over Tiger Woods, a key aspect was overlooked: He was not alone as a male victim of domestic violence. And beyond its physical and psychological costs, domestic violence against men exacts an economic toll.