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BLAST FROM THE PAST (2001): Journalists are not shock jocks, Tom

There’s an extra-hot room in hell reserved for Tom Leykis.

It’s the perfect place for a guy who makes his worldly living by spewing out drivel with the appeal of fresh excrement.

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1949 TV commercial: “What cigarette do YOU smoke, Doctor?”

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WHY DO YOU THINK THIS IS? McDonald’s and Coca Cola see profits fall sharply

Two US food and drink titans have posted sharply lower profits for the July-to-September quarter.

McDonald’s saw earnings fall 30%, while Coca-Cola’s fell 14%, with both citing lower US sales as key reasons.

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5 things NOT to buy at Costco and Sam’s Club

Experts say, you may want to avoid —€” or at the very least do a thorough price comparison on the warehouse club vs. other area stores —€” on some of the items sold at warehouse clubs. Here are five.

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WHAT’S WORSE THAN RACISM? CENSORSHIP! NPR instructs staff to limit use of ‘Redskins’ in coverage of Washington football team

National Public Radio has instructed its staff to limit their use of the term “Redskins” in its coverage of Washington’s football team.

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Where Young College Graduates Are Choosing to Live

When young college graduates decide where to move, they are not just looking at the usual suspects, like New York, Washington and San Francisco. Other cities are increasing their share of these valuable residents at an even higher rate and …

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How a Walmart Greeter Woke Me Up to Retirement Planning

Epiphanies. Days when we reach a crossroads and realize that we have to make some changes.

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Who is this young man with his mouth full?

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HOW MANY TIMES HAVE WE TOLD YOU THIS? For-profit college grads on their experiences

Four for-profit college graduates outline their experiences and job prospects.

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WHY WON’T YOU ANSWER THE PHONE??? Woman Arrested After Becoming Trapped in Chimney at Thousand Oaks Home


A woman accused of illegally entering the Thousand Oaks home of a man she went on multiple dates with was arrested Sunday after firefighters used jackhammers to partially dismantle a brick chimney she had become trapped inside.

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