Media Personalities

Oprah Winfrey : Opinion Brief
Oprah says she once considered chopping off her hair entirely, just to avoid the dilemma of whether to straighten it or not.

Revealed: Oprah's 'notable' natural hair

The Queen of Talk shows off her untreated hair on O, The Oprah Magazine, inspiring other black women to stop straightening, blow-drying, and chemically smoothing their locks

Oprah Winfrey : Opinion Brief
Oprah Winfrey kicks off her new Book Club 2.0 with "Wild," the real-life tale of a woman's 1,000-mile hike through the Pacific Crest Trail.

Will Oprah's Book Club 2.0 revive Winfrey's brand?

The former queen of daytime's cable network continues to struggle in the ratings. But a digital relaunch of her popular book club could help turn things around

Rush Limbaugh : Opinion Brief
Mike Huckabee came from nowhere to beat Mitt Romney and John McCain in the GOP's Iowa caucuses in 2008. Now he's looking to mount a similar challenge to Rush Limbaugh.

Can Mike Huckabee topple Rush Limbaugh?

Limbaugh has apparently survived his Sandra-Fluke-alypse. But now he faces a new challenge: A competing radio show from a softer, gentler conservative

Oprah Winfrey : Analysis
Before it was canceled, Rosie O'Donnell's "The Rosie Show" was drawing just 150,000 viewers per week.

Oprah cancels Rosie: Who's to blame?

After five months of embarrassingly low ratings, Winfrey pulls the plug on OWN's The Rosie Show. Here, four reasons why O'Donnell's show failed

Rush Limbaugh : Burning Question
Rush Limbaugh speaking at a 2003 National Association of Broadcasters event: Since the host's "slut" comments, major advertisers reportedly want nothing to do with controversial talkers.

Has Rush Limbaugh killed all right-wing radio?

A new memo from Limbaugh's radio distributor says 98 major advertisers want nothing to do with Rush, or any other "offensive" political shock jock

Rush Limbaugh : Analysis
Rush Limbaugh may see women voters flee the GOP after he branded a Georgetown law student a "slut" and a "prostitute."

Is Rush Limbaugh costing Republicans votes?

The GOP was chipping away at Democrats' traditional edge with women voters ... then Limbaugh started talking about "sluts"

Rush Limbaugh : Timeline
Since Rush Limbaugh called Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke a "slut" last week, his radio show has lost dozens of advertisers.

Rush Limbaugh vs. Sandra Fluke: A timeline

The shock jock rose to stardom by stepping over the line. But this time, he may have gone too far. A guide to how things went from bad to worse

Rush Limbaugh : Opinion Brief
Conservatives point to comedian Bill Maher, a big contributor to Obama's super PAC, as an example of liberals who make comments every bit as sexist as Rush Limbaugh's "slut" tirade against Sandra Fluke.

Limbaugh's Sandra Fluke tirade: Are liberals just as bad?

Conservatives defend Rush Limbaugh by accusing the Left of giving its own sexists — like Bill Maher, they say — a pass

Rush Limbaugh : Opinion Brief
Forty-three advertisers (and counting) have abandoned Rush Limbaugh's radio show after he called a Georgetown law student a "slut" and a "prostitute."

Will Rush Limbaugh's sponsors ever come back?

Dozens of advertisers have deserted the embattled conservative shock jock. But (justifiably cynical) experts predict they'll soon return

Rush Limbaugh : The List
Advertisers are fleeing Rush Limbaugh's long-running radio program after he controversially branded Sandra Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute."

3 reasons the Rush Limbaugh ad boycott is ineffective

Companies are racing to yank their ads from the controversial conservative's radio program. Is that the wrong move?

Rush Limbaugh : Controversy
Rush Limbaugh in 2006: After calling a Georgetown law school student a "slut," the conservative radio host apologized for his "insulting word choice."

Rush Limbaugh's 'slut' apology: 5 reasons it won't silence his critics

Limbaugh takes the unusual step of apologizing for his incendiary on-air comments about Georgetown student Sandra Fluke. But "I'm sorry" may not be enough

Rush Limbaugh : Opinion Brief
To Rush Limbaugh, a legal student who supports a federal mandate for contraception coverage is a "slut" who is "having so much sex she can't afford the contraception. She wants you and me and the taxpayers to pay her to have sex."

Rush Limbaugh's 'misogynistic tirade': Will it sink his show?

The brash right-wing gabber offends nearly everyone by calling a female law student a "slut," leading critics to wonder if Rush can actually go too far

Oprah Winfrey : Opinion Brief
According to critics, "Oprah's Next Chapter" finds the "master interviewer" back on her game, no longer "um-hmming" robotically.

Oprah's Next Chapter: Will Winfrey's bid to save OWN work?

The former Queen of Daytime is back in front of the camera in a new reality series on her struggling cable network

Oprah Winfrey : Opinion Brief
The new reality show "Oprah's Next Chapter" follows the famous talk show host as she travels around the world to pal around with celebrities, including Steven Tyler in his New Hampshire home.

Can Oprah's reality show rescue OWN?

The Queen of Talk will get back in front of the cameras for Oprah's Next Chapter, a new series she hopes will halt her network's ratings slide

The Old Spice Phenomenon : Best Video
The aging Italian stud Fabio stars in a series of new Old Spice spots, one of which prominently features his gravity-defying hair.

Fabio: The new Old Spice guy?

The harlequin hunk takes on Isaiah Mustafa's scent-hawking role — and comes off smelling slightly foul

Oprah Winfrey : Opinion Brief
Oprah is taking a more hands-on role as CEO of her cable network, which has underwhelmed since launching in January.

Can Oprah save OWN?

The Queen of Talk will take over as CEO of her struggling network, in an attempt to end the anemic ratings and bad buzz

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