. . . who's top dog? Presidential canine Buddy is cute, but not cute enough to keep the country from catching a bad case of Chihuahua fever, courtesy of a certain fast-food spokeshound.
. . . hot wax alert:Gifts & Decorative Accessories reports that berries have beaten vanilla by a nose to become the most popular candle fragrance of the moment. Rounding out the top five were spice, evergreen and florals.
. . . heeeeeere's noddy! One children's character to keep your eye on during the coming TV season is Noddy--a wooden toy who, naturally enough, resides in Toyland. The successful British import is set to invade PBS.
. . . it's enough to make us cry uncle: Word is, yet another big-studio film about ants is in the works.