Wellington music scene mainstay Sandwiches is closing down amid major concerns over earthquake strengthening for their Kent Tce building.
Pamela Anderson’s television ad for a web hosting company has been banned in the UK for its “sexist” content. The former Baywatch actress stars in the commercial for Dreamscape Networks
Comedian Rose Matafeo had the last laugh in the New Zealand International Comedy Festival when she picked up the prestigious Billy T Award. Miss Matafeo, 21, featured in the Auckland City Harbour News earlier this month speaking about her rapid rise through the ranks of the Kiwi comedy circuit.
Flavor Flav took over on an airplane’s loud speaker to promote his take-out restaurant. It happened on a Southwest flight from Burbank to Las Vegas Thursday during the aircraft’s final descent. Flav grabbed the intercom intercom and addressed the entire plane. He addressed the passengers, attendants and pilots before capitalizing on the opportunity for some free advertising […]
From his office on the 38th floor of the ABC building in Manhattan, Fred Silverman can peer into the office of CBS President Robert Wussler, just across 53rd Street. Occasionally the two men wave at each other from the heights, like rival aviators saluting before a dogfight
How much longer will you be able to see advertisements in which a person blissfully runs through a field after taking some kind of antiallergy medication? Or those in which a down-and-out man is suddenly sunny after being prescribed an antidepressant?
Kevin O’Leary stars on ABC’s new business reality show Shark Tank as one of five executives who vet business ideas pitched by would-be entrepreneurs. O’Leary often delivers the harshest of the business critiques
Some New Yorkers may want to reconsider exclaiming “Thank God” when arriving at their destination subway station beginning next Monday. Or at least that’s what a coalition of eight atheist organizations are hoping, having purchased a month-long campaign that will place their posters in a dozen busy subway stations throughout Manhattan.
Google on Thursday declared the worst of the recession over and paved the way for a return to heavy spending on expansion as it reported a surprisingly strong 8 per cent jump in net revenues in its latest quarter. The optimism reflected what the company said was an across-the-board recovery in online advertising, with even the struggling financial services sector showing a return to growth
In these eco-conscious times, there are few areas of life that have not been touched by the drive to go green, and golf is no exception. The trend for environmentally friendly golf is rocketing with celebrities such as Justin Timberlake taking up the cause in unveiling one of the world’s top eco-golf courses earlier this year.