With the release of Sparkle, her final film, we survey the great diva's checkered movie career
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Hollywood still obsessed with school shooting 13 years later
From SNL to the rabid right of modern politics
Oprah hypes a KFC coupon. Lawsuit results. Two years ago, after Oprah promoted a KFC coupon for a grilled chicken meal, a perfect storm of the endorser's popularity and the national hunger for fast food turned the promotion into a PR disaster.
Graeter's name hints at its greatness!Missing your daily dose of Oprah? Well, at least you can now drown your sorrows in a pint of her favorite ice cream, as the Cincinnati-based Graeter's recently entered the Twin Cities market. Graeter's is a super-premium, high milk-fat content product, ... More >>
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An online book club for low brow literati.
From Star Tribune newspaper boy to best-selling New York Times author and Oprah regular, Dan Buettner is a true Minnesota original.
Plumb the depths of the minds of online readers, via the stories that made 'em click:
Join the conversation with T.D. Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 p.m.- 4p.m.
Oprah issues command to dance, dance, dance!
Join the conversation with TD Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 p.m.- 4p.m.
Starbucks pays big buckolas for hourly mention on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program.
Last month, the Food and Drug Administration went after General Mills, accusing them of marketing Cheerios as a drug. Now Stephen Colbert has his turn.
Not to be outdone by Popeye's, KFC gets into the free food feeding frenzy!
A bounty of Bootsy tops this week's pop culture picks
Five or six things about last week's winners and losers
Oprah's not gay—she's just got a lot to be happy about
Fact-fudging memoirist James Frey is being hung for the wrong crime
Planet America: Our world and welcome to it
Grove/Atlantic tests its recipe for prefab classics with Leif Enger's literary potboiler Peace Like a River
Whoopi Goldberg takes center stage (square) on the new Hollywood Squares
Captive Audience: Terry (Darren Marshall) recruits new friends, by force, in Outward Spiral's Holy Smoke!