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Go With the Flo -- or Maybe Not

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media
Tom Alderman

Because no matter how many times we're at the fridge during commercial breaks, we cannot avoid her, thanks to Progressive's carpet-bombing TV and online marketing.

Freedom of (Hate?) Speech

Neal Wooten | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics
Neal Wooten

The only people I can recall, or find via research, that Palin, Hannity and Beck have defended using the freedom of speech argument, are the ones that got into trouble for making comments against blacks or homosexuals. Could that really be possible?

PHOTOS: About That Duck In The Subway

Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

A lone duck spotted inside the uptown N/R station at 23rd Street on Monday in New York was, of course, part of a marketing campaign. The folks at ...

What George HW Bush Wrote To Bill Clinton

Posted 06.10.2013 | Books

An updated edition of George H.W. Bush's letters has just been published, and it contains some unexpected revelations. The latest release of All T...

Love Is in the Air Today... No Driving When Obama Speaks... Aflac Duck Inundated With Get-Well Cards

Liz Smith | Posted 04.16.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

"It's kind of amazing, given our politicians' obsession with self-promotion, that we haven't yet seen a line of Congressional colognes," writes Frank ...

5 American Companies Whose Fortunes Are Secretly Bound to Asia

InvestingAnswers | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
InvestingAnswers

Consumers have less money to spend in Asia -- and many All-American stocks actually rely on revenue from Asian consumers, though you wouldn't really know it.

Pop Travel: Where Advertisers Find Their Animal Stars

Posted 08.06.2012 | Travel

Most Americans spend more time on the couch than the road, which means that when we see wildlife it is often trying to sell us soft drinks. There is n...

Chuck E. Cheese Guy Hopes People 'Experienced Jesus Christ' Through His Work

Posted 07.03.2012 | Business

Jesus Christ will no longer be coming to you through Chuck E. Cheese commercials. Duncan Brannan, the actor that gave voice to that mouse-rat thin...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Gilbert Gottfried: He's At It Again!

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 10.25.2011 | Celebrity

You would think that comedian Gilbert Gottfried would have learned to step away from his Twitter account when a natural disaster strikes. Yet, the jok...

It's Time to Talk About Insurance, Even If You Don't Want To

Don McNay | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business
Don McNay

As people work to make money on Main Street, insurance plays a key role in making sure that an illness, fire, or accident does not put them out of business and that the financial goals for families and charities are met if the person who set the goals dies before they are achieved.

EXCLUSIVE: Gilbert Gottfried Talks Tweeting After Aflac & More

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold & Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy

When veteran stand-up comedian Gilbert Gottfried was fired as the voice of Aflac for tweeting insensitive jokes after the Japanese tsunami, the comedy...

The Aflac Duck Gets A New Voice. Listen Here!

Posted 06.26.2011 | Entertainment

The duck's quack is back. Never mind the slight change in tone. Following Aflac's removal of Gilbert Godfried as the longtime voice of its iconic d...

A Duck Walks Into A Bar...

John Gascot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Gascot

I have never really been much of a Gilbert Gottfried fan. Sure, I thought he made an OK , if not slightly annoying duck and a pretty funny parrot, but...

The Big Mouths of Alexandra Wallace and Gilbert Gottfried

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

Two very recent examples of people who let their mouths get them into trouble, and why the uproar over both -- the two being vastly different forms of expression -- is a little silly.

Offensive Japanese Tragedy Jokes Get Aflac Duck Voice Fired

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Gottfrield issued a statement of apology for his offensive tweets (via People): "I sincerely apologize to anyone who was offended by my att...

The Strangest (And Most Difficult) Job Interview Questions

The Huffington Post | Nicole Hardesty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As tough as the job market has been in 2010, many top-flight employers aren't trying to make the interview process any easier. With the jobless claims...

The 8 Most Annoying Ad Mascots On TV

walletpop.com | WalletPop Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Most people settle onto the couch and flip on the TV in order to unwind and relax. We have our favorite shows and there are even certain commercials t...

Strangest Bell Ringers At The New York Stock Exchange (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Snowboarder Shaun White took his latest Olympic gold medal to Wall Street this week, where he rang the closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange. ...

Pelosi Will Keep "Villains" Campaign Contributions

Congressional Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called health insurers "the villains" in the unfolding story of the health care overhaul on Thursday, ratcheting...

Nascar Runs 3 1/2-Hour Tire Test at Indy; Calls it "Brickyard 400"

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Parker

The only way to run a successful racing series is as a benevolent dictatorship.