The Hardest-Working Hand in Show BusinessHow ventriloquist Jeff Dunham became the country's most popular stand-up comedian.
Gazing Into the Crystal FootballWhy high-school recruiting gurus are better than NFL scouts at finding gridiron talent.
Is Classical Making a Comeback?The hottest musical genre of 2006.
The Other Trojan WarWhat's the best-selling condom in America?
Candy LickerA best-selling book about cunnilingus and thugs.
So Take Off All Your ClothesThe quick-change artists who dominate the NBA halftime circuit.
The Shrimp FactorAmericans love it now more than ever. Why?
El ChavoThe enduring popularity of a Mexican sitcom about a street kid who lives in a barrel.
The Sin City UMDWhy gamers are watching movies instead.
Top DogWhy Americans love Labrador retrievers.
Judge JudyThe most-watched court show for 452 straight weeks.
J.K. LasserThe dead accountant who wants to do your taxes.
A Tabloid for 'TweensJ-14 is shoddy, scatological, and wildly successful.
Number 1 With a WhimperWhat's it take to get your song on Billboard's newest chart? Not much.
What Would Jay-Z Drive?Tracking rappers' favorite cars and clothes.
Monster TruckIs the Ford F-series' 27-year reign at the top of America's sales charts about to end?
"AXXo You Are a God"The secrets of BitTorrent's top movie pirate.
The Purloined SirloinWhy is meat the most shoplifted item in America?
The Little Documentary That CouldWhat's IMAX's biggest hit? A schlocky NASA film.
Big GunsThe wild success of a massive Smith & Wesson revolver.
I Don't!Why people in Connecticut have cold feet.
The Shorts ListAmazon's selling stories and essays for 49 cents. Is anybody buying?
A Breath of Snow and AshesThe romance novel at the top of the New York Times best-seller list.
Ranch DressingWhy do Americans love it so much?
Dora the ExplorerHow Nickelodeon slew Barney.
Jeff FoxworthyHe's the best-selling comedy recording artist of all time. Really.
The Big Applebee'sThe restaurant at the top of the casual-dining heap.
The Game Is UpWhy Dr. Dre's protégés always top the charts.
50 Cent Is CallingRap's biggest star is now appearing on cell phones near you.
t.A.T.u.The underage sex project with a hit record.