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They. Are. Everywhere.

AP | Posted 05.09.2014 | Business

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp. will invest hundreds of millions of dollars in California and Florida theme parks, stepping outside its core busin...

Disney Pulled Out Of Controversial Country Just Ahead Of MASSIVE Disaster

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.02.2013 | Business

When a factory collapsed in Bangladesh last month, killing hundreds, the workers inside likely weren’t making clothes for Disney. The company ju...

Why Video Games Just Aren't Selling

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

A look at results from selected companies in the video games business: April 12: Market tracker NPD Group says U.S. retail sales of vid...

Disney Profits Up On Advertising

Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Walt Disney Co unveiled strong results that trumped Wall Street's expectations as advertisers spent more at cable networks like ESPN and consumers...

Walmart Execs Spy On Target Behind Enemy Lines

Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

ROGERS, Arkansas (Jessica Wohl) - When the guy who runs the rival store up the road drops in for a visit, a lot of "shop talk" can be expected -- ...

Grand Theft Auto 3: Rail City

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Greg Selkoe

This is the last of my 3 part installment of posts entitled Grand Theft Auto. In this post I will discuss inner city public rail transportation and automobile use in urban settings.

Grand Theft Auto 2: San Autodreas-Highspeed Fail

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Greg Selkoe

America, it is time to get serious about rail and stop getting our a** kicked by the rest of the world.

White House Yields For 'Lost' -- And Major Lobbying Force Walt Disney Co.

Capital Eye | Published by Dave Levinthal on January 9, 2010 3:49 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Audacious, perhaps, is the development that the president of the United States would schedule his state of the union address around a television show....

'Skid Row's Largest Christmas Toy Party' Attended By 10,000 Kids

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

More than 10,000 children from downtown Los Angeles and nearby neighborhoods showed up at the Fred Jordan Mission on Sunday for its 32nd annual food a...

Will Spiderman Become a Teabagger? Will Loss Of Super-Hero Diversity Hurt Our Culture?

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Kall

Will edgy characters become Bambi-like because Disney is pressured by the Religious right? Or will Disney enter the darker worlds that Marvel Comics has historically explored?

BusinessWeek: 'Don't Worry, Be Happy'

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Yvette Kantrow

BusinessWeek announced it would put out an issue on "The Case for Optimism" this month, explaining it's just as rational to see the economic glass as half-full. It hasn't brightened my mood.

Obama's Inauguration Could do With Less Reagan, More (Gasp) Carter

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

While his words may be invoking Lincoln a lot this week, Obama's style, in pulling off the most expensive inauguration in American history as thousands are losing their jobs, is straight from the Gipper's playbook.

Five Reasons NBC's Leno Move Is Brilliant

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lee Stranahan

Moving Leno to Conan's early lead-in will create a stronger Conan Tonight Show by allowing him the breathing room to adjust to the earlier time slot and build his own audience.

Why Guns N' Roses' Chinese Democracy Marks The End Of An Era

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Would the Sixties be the sixties without the Beatles? Would teen culture as we know it exist without Elvis? And can any record, no matter how brilliant, have a similar impact today? Somehow, I don't think so.

BusinessWeek: Disney Is The Media Industry's Best Bet For Stability During Financial Crisis

BusinessWeek | Jon Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The explanation of Disney's performance begins with one simple fact: Among its peers, the entertainment giant derives the smallest percentage of reven...

Disney Hangs Up On Cell Phone

Wall Street Journal | Merissa Marr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A year after shuttering its ESPN cellphone company, Walt Disney Co. said it is closing its Disney cellphone service. Walt Disney launched Mobile ESPN...