FRI, SAT, SUN, November 18, 19, 20, 2011

With all her legal entanglements, Lindsay Lohan had a problem scheduling the shoot for her January Playboy spread.  Get ready for this.  She'll be shown naked picking up trash on the Hollywood Freeway.

Never one to miss a marketing opportunity, Nike is has introduced their new "NBA Lockout 500" basketball shoe that will sell for $87.50 a pair.  They were assembled in a Malaysian sweatshop by underage workers on strike.

Won't be long before Nissan will market an electric car with a battery that will charge in ten minutes.  Even with all the technological breakthroughs, some things never change.  What do you bet the key to the restroom will still be on a stick?

The doors at all Target stores will swing open at midnight Thanksgiving to mark to start of "Black Friday," America's biggest shopping day of the year.  Last year's winner was a 120 pound Ethiopian who completed her shopping in a record one hour, 14 minutes, 6 seconds.

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