Category Archive: Fortune

Collectors Grab Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ Jacket, Elvis’s Underwear

Beatlemania is still running wild for music collectors. A handwritten page of lyrics by John Lennon titled “Being for the Benifit [sic] of Mr Kite!” was the top selling item at a Saturday… Continue reading

There’s a Huge Marketing Machine Around the ‘Angry Birds’ Movie – Fortune

If you’re feeling a bit of deja vu these days, it’s understandable. Six years ago, Angry Birds mania was at its peak, with people happily wearing t-shirts promoting the game as they walked… Continue reading

These Are The Best (and Worst) States to Grow Old

Florida and Arizona might be retirement hotspots due to their temperate climates, but when it comes to quality of life for senior citizens, they’re not all they’re cracked up to be. In fact,… Continue reading

Meghan Trainor’s Outrage over Altered Video Just Part of Music Game? – Fortune

It harder than ever to stand out in the music industry these days. So a little controversy can go a long way. Read more: Meghan Trainor’s Outrage over Altered Video Just Part of… Continue reading

MTV President Sean Atkins On How He’s Reversing Ratings Slide

Sean Atkins has a big job in front of him: As the new president of MTV, he has to make the network cool again. Read more: MTV President Sean Atkins On How He’s… Continue reading

Sen. Al Franken Takes Aim at Oculus Rift Privacy Policies

Online concerns about the Oculus Rift’s Terms of Service have made their way to the Capitol. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) sent a letter Thursday to Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe, seeking clarification on how… Continue reading

5 Underrated Wine Countries Around the World

Alex Andrawes knows good wine. As co-founder of Personal Wine, the country’s largest private label wine service, he oversees the delivery of thousands upon thousands of bottles per year to everything from brands… Continue reading

Americans Throw Away 4 Vacation Days A Year

Call it obsession or call it dedication, but Americans have a lot of trouble taking a few days off. A new survey from Expedia finds that American workers typically leave four full days… Continue reading

Low-alcohol session IPA is the hot beer trend for summer

Memorial Day might mark the unofficial start to summer, but the solstice marking the official beginning of the season takes place on June 21 at 12:38 P.M. EDT. That also marks the beginning… Continue reading

Craft beer makers win a victory over prohibition-era laws

Craft beer makers in Atlanta have their work cut out for them. For one thing, they’re pouring in a city with sophisticated beer tastes—which has long had its pick of quality national craft… Continue reading