Stop me if you've heard this one. This guy's craving a white Russian, but the bar's closed. So he steals a pickup, crashes into the bar, fixes a drink, then leads police on a two-county chase. The Dude indeed abides.
The Academy prohibits nominees and award presenters from appearing in ads during the Oscars, a problem for Korean automaker/adspace devourer Hyundai who uses Jeff Bridges as their pitchman. The solution? Use a bunch of losers, instead.
What do Frank Sinatra, Levi's Jeans and Don Knotts have in common? Special edition cars. When a trend gets too popular and a car company gets too desperate, they find ways to merge the two into a steaming pile of car crap — otherwise known as a trendy special edition. We thought we knew them all, but when we asked…