The Ronald Reagan Legacy Project's goal is to get something—anything—named for Reagan in each of the more than 3,100 U.S. counties. Obama? Well, there are some schools and a shaved ice treat. Here's why.
O.J. Simpson returns to court to defend himself against charges of kidnapping, assault and attempted robbery.
The last time O. J. Simpson was in Las Vegas, he spent his first night at the stylish Palms hotel-casino, and his last in the county jail. He's scheduled to return to Sin City this week for a pretrial hearing on his armed-robbery charges, and this time he might have trouble finding a good place to lay his head.
At 80, Mel Brooks is revered as America's national ham, the class clown who amuses even the most humorless amongst us. Brooks is one of an elite few performers to have won at least one Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy, and lately he's been busy refreshing some of his older material for a new generation.
The program looked like "MTV Unplugged." There was Barry Manilow, performing six songs and chatting with an interviewer--for QVC. The TV shopping channel sold 43,000 copies of Manilow's latest album, "The Greatest Songs of the Sixties," along with a QVC-exclusive bonus disc, at $20 apiece.
Last week, stage legend Harvey Fierstein gave up the peasant garb of Tevye in Broadway's "Fiddler on the Roof" to head to Las Vegas. There he'll slip back into the outlandish plus-sized dresses of "Hairspray's mammoth mama Edna Turnblad, the role that in 2002 won him his fourth Tony award.
Do white supremacists have a real chance of running a slate of candidates across Nevada next year? Their new White Peoples Party, a subset of the National Vanguard (formerly National Alliance), a racist and anti-Semitic organization whose lineage can be traced to the American Nazi Party in the '30s, needs just 7,914 signatures by August 2006 to qualify for ballot access.
In this era of Web pop-up ads, it might seem that marketers can't get more intrusive. Yet in this month's Out magazine, there's an ad for HIV drug Reyataz in which readers hear a phone ring, then a male voice saying, "We're at the beach!" Across the page, two guys play backgammon in the dunes. "They are trying to find ways to literally reach out and grab the attention of the reader," says Ad Age marketing reporter Jon Fine.