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November 25th, 2011
02:22 PM ET

Is "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Oscar bait? editor explains

Thanksgiving weekend signals the start of the holiday movie season. One of the most anticipated films is the American version of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo."

The Swedish original was adapted from the wildly popular and very dark book trilogy. Can it deliver on the Oscar buzz?

I sat down with deputy editor Dodai Stewart on the anticipation for the film.

Filed under: Movies
November 25th, 2011
02:15 PM ET editor talks about the most anticipated movies for the holidays

Thanksgiving weekend also ushers in the holiday movie season. It's a time when some of the year's biggest films are released and Oscar contenders emerge.

Carol Costello recently talked with Dodai Stewart, deputy editor of, and talked about what she's looking forward to most - including the return of Kermit and "The Muppets" to the big screen.

Filed under: Movies
November 25th, 2011
02:08 PM ET

Author updates '1,000 Places to See Before You Die'

A best-seller gets a makeover!

The author of the book "1,000 Places to See Before You Die" added 200 more entries to its list of dream destinations. Some of the new additions make surprise you.

For a sneak peak of what's new, Carol Costello and Alina Cho talk with author Patricia Schultz.

Filed under: AM Fun • American Morning
November 25th, 2011
01:50 PM ET

Call him a 'rentrepreneur' – Newsweek contributor Rob Baedeker on renting out his personal property

Could you imagine renting out your personal property out to complete strangers? What if you found out how much you could make a lot of money doing it?

That’s what 'rentrepreneur' and Newsweek columnist Rob Baedeker did. He rented out items from his own home such as his grill, camper, and even the family dog!

Rob explained more of his method to American Morning’s Alina Cho.

Filed under: Economy
November 25th, 2011
01:36 PM ET

Best Buy CEO on record number of shoppers waiting for Black Friday sales

Before Best Buy stores even opened on midnight on Black Friday, some stores counted nearly 2,000 customers outside the doors ready to pounce on the best deals.

Today on American Morning, Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn talks about the decision to open early and the overall retail outlook for the holiday season.

Filed under: Black Friday
November 25th, 2011
01:24 PM ET

Toys 'R' Us CEO on the hottest toys for the holiday season

(CNNMoney) Larger - and younger - crowds jammed the nation's malls and big box stores on Black Friday, as a new generation got in on one of the biggest sales days of the year.

This morning on American Morning, Carol Costello talks with the CEO of Toys R Us Jerry Storch about the hot toys for the season and the sales outlook through the end of the year.

Filed under: Black Friday
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