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CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

CVS Caremark pharmacies will phase out tobacco in U.S. retail stores by Oct. 1, officials announced Wednesday, saying that selling cigarettes side-by-side with medicine undermines the mission of promoting good health. The chain will lose about $2 billion in revenues annually from sales of tobacco in its 7,600 stores, but CVS Pharmacy president Helena Foulkes…

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‘Selfie’ the TV Sitcom?

Just when we thought we were done with the duck lips, here comes ABC with a new series based on the tired selfie itself. Yes, you are reading this right. Because “$#*! My Dad Says” (another sitcom based on social media) did oh so well, the ABC Network suits, in their infinite wisdom, has decided…

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The Yak Makeover!

Maybe you’ve seen it by now, but YakkityYaks.com underwent a makeover! The owners have been hard at work to give the website a feel that makes it easier to find new content, share what’s here with your friends, and follow us across all our various forms of networking, including Facebook, Twitter, and more! We’ll be…

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2014 Oscar Nominations: “American Hustle” and “Gravity” Lead The Pack

“12 Years A Slave” garnered just one nomination less than “Gravity” and “American Hustle” who both lead the Oscar nominations with 10 nominations apiece. “Nebraska,” “Dallas Buyers Club” and “Captain Phillips” garnered six nominations each. The full list of nominations can be found below. The Oscars air LIVE from Hollywood on Sunday March 2 at…

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Golden Globes Nominations: “House of Cards” & “Candleabra” Lead TV Nominations, Plus Pleasant Surprises

The 71st Annual Golden Globe nominations were announced earlier Thursday by the Hollywood Foreign Press. Leading the TV pack are Netflix’s “House of Cards” and HBO’s “Behind the Candleabra” with four nods each. “The Good Wife,” “The White Queen,” “Breaking Bad,” and “Dancing on the Edge” are just behind with three a piece. Freshman comedy…

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20th Annual SAG Awards Nominations: TV Led by “30 Rock,” “Breaking Bad”

The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations were announced Wednesday. Leading the pack on the Television front were drama “Breaking Bad” and comedy “30 Rock,” both of which have recently aired their respective final seasons. Netflix also makes a break in with “Arrested Development” resurrection and “House of Cards.” On the film side, “12…

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Survivor: The Yak’s Interview with Caleb Bankston

Today the Yak interviewed Caleb Bankston the 26 year old post office manager/ farmer from Collinsville, Alabama. Caleb is engaged to returning player Colton Cumbie from Survivor One World. Previously this Yak interviewed Colton when he exited Survivor One World and found him to be hilarious, witty, extremely intelligent and quite charming. Although Jeff Probst…

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