Would you rather die in obscurity but have wealth and riches untold? Or be penniless but perish a great American hero and go down in the annals of history?
This week, a Pizza Hut manager grabbed headlines for refusing to force his team to work on Thanksgiving, and although he quit, Pizza Hut is inviting him back, refusing to accept hero status. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
While we Americans were stuffing ourselves with turkey and pie, many Brits stepped out for animals. Among them was Matt Goss, seen hitting the carpet at the Animal Hero Awards at Langham Hotel in London yesterday. Goss looked dreamy in a gray … Continue reading »
This is America, dadgumit, and Thanksgiving comes down to two things and two things only: turkey and football. Any American worth his or her reality TV programming has grubbed down on dead bird while watching grown men collide into one...Show More Summary
A Middle Eastern hero starring in an American comedy film is no ordinary save-the-day tale. In the Indiegogo-funded film Jimmy Vestvood, Amerikan Hero, comedian Maz Jobrani plays an Iranian hero named Jimmy, who hails from Westwood, Calif., known as the capital of the Iranian diaspora in the United States. Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - The hero of France 's top movie comedy of the moment is a French foreign minister who complains about American isolationism and says the Germans must be humored - but above all kept off the U.N. Security Council. One...Show More Summary
The U.S. Travel Association released a video this week called "What Could Travel in America Look Like?", complete with Michael Bay-style, slo-mo American flag waving and music from that part of the movie where the hero is at his most dejected. It's a bit over-the-top in parts, but the argument put forth by travel industry heavy hitters is spot on. Show More Summary
Sara Bareilles and Josh Lucas hit the red carpet in style for the 2013 CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute held at The American Museum of Natural History on Tuesday (November 19) in New York City. Joining the 33-year-old singer and 42-year-old actor were Anderson Cooper, Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan, pregnant Melissa George, Sarah Silverman, [...]
Allison Williams is a purple hottie while attending 2013 CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute held at The American Museum of Natural History on Tuesday (November 19) in New York City The Girls actress was joined on the red carpet by Pretty Little Liars Shay Mitchell at the Anderson Cooper hosted event, which honored everyday [...]
Celebrities love high-profile soirees, and last night (November 19) the guest list was fabulous for the 2013 CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute in New York City. “Pretty Little Liars” hottie Shay Mitchell showed up at the American Museum...Show More Summary
New research out of the Kauffman Foundation reveals shocking numbers of Americans have never heard of your entrepreneurial heroes. Given just how obsessed the media is with Silicon Valley titans, you could be forgiven for thinking that entrepreneurship is plenty glamorized at the moment. Show More Summary
The return of Nissan’s international car hero, the GT-R, was the biggest thing to hit the car world since, well the previous GT-R. Except the story was much bigger this time around in 2008, because Americans could go to their local Nissan showroom and simply give them some money, and in exchange, drive their own […]
“I was born for a storm and a calm does not suit me.” While his countenance graces our $20 bill, many Americans do not know much about the life of Andrew Jackson. He is often remembered as the hero of the Battle of New Orleans or condemned...Show More Summary
TERENCE P. MINOGUE & AMERICAN VOICES' "GAUDETE" According to the Conifer Crowd... "Season of Joy is the latest offering of Christmas songs, old and new, from Terence P. Minogue. The album leads us through three special aspects of Christmas Part 1--The Season is for the weeks before Christmas, the busy time in anticipation of the upcoming festivities. Show More Summary
Just days after word got out that LEGO Marvel Super Heroes wouldn't be ready in time for the North American Xbox One launch on November 22, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has come back with news that it will, after all. So, to...Show More Summary
Not to be outdone by Baywatch Babe Matt Lauer’s live on-air prostate exam, American hero Stephen Colbert upped the November Sweeps ante last night by having his prostate examined on air as well, except BY COMPETING GUEST STARS in a cutthroat reality show-esque competition. Show More Summary
Supernatural often features brilliant musical moments — but few as hilarious, or as clever, as this one. Castiel, the fallen angel who's lost his powers, sings the Greatest American Hero theme tune, all about miraculously gaining superpowers. Amazing stuff. Read more...
Northern Illinois' QB Jordan Lynch epitomizes the ideal American Football Hero. He is a jack-of-all trades QB, overlooked by literally every major program in recruiting who persevered to become a star. Dibs on the movie rights. FansShow More Summary
Hurricane Sandy may have delayed the opening of Court Street Grocers' Red Hook hero shop, but the wait paid off. The counter service shop, an offshoot of the Carroll Gardens original, offers spins on American classics like roast beef, Italian combos, breakfast sandwiches, and other regional specialties—all on crisp, airy hero bread from Caputo's.
The Chicago Tribune slammed its hometown hero in a Monday editorial: “The American public is having a credibility-shattering debate about the president: Did he not bother to learn the details of the law before he told us we could keep...Show More Summary