| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
ST. LOUIS Abercrombie & Fitch Co. seems to have learned a valuable lesson, but not until its profits suffered.
The brand has cashed in on controversy for decades, and the company's chief executive, Mike Jeffries, infamously courted detractors in 2006...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:12 PM
James Taylor, who serves as the communications director for the conservative website Media Trackers, explained in a phone interview what he and his colleagues – two other writers in Florida – are trying to achieve.
Taylor, 46, oversees...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:45 AM
While many writers struggle to make ends meet writing full-time, there are others who rank among the wealthiest earners in the world. Forbes.com lists the Top 10 earners for June 2012 to June 2013.
J.K. Rowling may come to mind. Harry Potter's creator...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Is Miami Beach not child-proof enough for Shakira? The Colombian pop star has listed her North Bay Road mansion on the market for $14.95 million.
According to Forbes.com, the mom-of-one (son Milan was born in January) paid a mere $3.38 million for...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Quick, name two things that Atlantic City, N.J., Detroit, Mich., and Youngstown, Ohio have in common. OK, time's up.
First, each appears on a Forbes.com list of "America's Most Miserable Cities."
And the second? The per capita income in each is higher...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Last month, I received emails from two people I know but who don't know each other: one a close friend and Second Amendment supporter, and the other a regular reader who sends me news items she believes the "liberal media" are willfully suppressing....
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday's print column Ronald Reagan's childhood home is demolished at 832 E. 57th Street in Chicago, April 2, 2013. The building sits at the corner of Maryland and 57th Street across from The Center for Care and Discovery - The......
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Leigh Steinberg, a Daily Pilot columnist, was profiled by the Associated Press and revealed he is working to relaunch his sports agency, based in Newport Beach, as well as other projects, "including an autobiography and his continuing crusade to raise...
| Feb 8, 2013
As president of Bully Breed Rescue, Inc. of New Canaan, Heidi Lueders is dedicated to educating people about pit bulls. Yet when she first saw a photo of Lacey, the pit bull she adopted seven years ago, her lack of familiarity with anything about the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:06 AM
With his retirement ride wrapping up in the Super Bowl, Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis remains a popular topic on social media. And while perceptions have changed since Lewis pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in relation to a double murder in...