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Remember That Time Craig Ferguson Stood Up for Britney Spears?

On Monday, the host of “The Late Late Show” announced he was “consciously uncoupling” from CBS.

Posted on Apr 28, 2014 READ MORE


White and Stewart

‘Daily Show’: Betty White on Fire

Countless actors can only dream of enjoying the kind of success that perennial favorite and classy dame Betty White is currently experiencing at nearly 90—and she’s showing no signs of slowing down.

Posted on Jun 15, 2010 READ MORE


Obama
White House / Samantha Appleton

Frenchman Arrested for Hacking Obama’s Twitter Account

Here’s yet another object lesson underscoring the need to pick really hard-to-guess passwords and online account information, courtesy of our nation’s president. Barack Obama’s Twitter account was hacked by a 25-year-old Frenchman who simply managed to figure out the answers to Obama’s password reminder prompts.

Posted on Mar 24, 2010 READ MORE


Lambert
AP / Matt Sayles

Lambert’s ‘AMA’ Act Costs Him ‘GMA’ Gig

Over-the-top pop star Adam Lambert may once have been constrained by the unwritten rules of competition on “American Idol” when it came to his sexuality, but he made a notable departure from those days during his provocative performance at Sunday’s American Music Awards. Looks as if that act cost him ... (continued)

Posted on Nov 24, 2009 READ MORE


McCain 'The One' ad

McCain Campaign Even More Obsessed With Obama

Right, so we’ve just seen the comparisons to Britney and Paris in John McCain’s “Celeb” commercial, one of several ads from Team McCain’s oeuvre that perhaps unwisely focus almost exclusively on the presumptive Democratic nominee instead of on McCain’s own policies and positions. Now, here’s Charlton Heston’s Moses impersonation to ratchet up the Camp-O-Meter in “The One,” a McCain spot that ends by ... saying Obama “might be The One.” Huh?

Posted on Aug 1, 2008 READ MORE


McCain

Obama = Britney = Paris. Say What?

Do you think that when John McCain helped craft the legislation requiring “I approved this message” at the end of political ads he could have envisioned himself attaching his name and approval to this silliness? Behold, McCain’s attempt to elevate the discourse ... by likening his opponent to Britney Spears and Paris Hilton.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008 READ MORE


GOP Insiders Slam McCain Ad Attacking Obama’s Celebrity

Several leading Republican strategists, both named and anonymous, were quoted Wednesday as slamming the latest in a string of bold attack ads on Barack Obama, this one overlaying images of the young senator with troubled trollops Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. “McCain ads are just catch as catch can, one wild swing at Obama after another,” one strategist told the Washington Post

Posted on Jul 30, 2008 READ MORE


Simpsons

Homer and Marge’s Shortsighted Prediction

“Simpsons” creator Matt Groening can take some creative license with his characters’ back stories, as in this clip, which shows Marge and Homer Simpson—still in college as they anticipate the end of the ‘90s—predicting that Bill Clinton will certainly be seen as the worst president in U.S. history for “lying in a deposition in a civil lawsuit.”  Well ... maybe not.

Posted on Jan 28, 2008 READ MORE


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Ferguson

Talk Show Host Has Moral Epiphany

In this heartfelt monologue, “Late Show” host Craig Ferguson says he won’t make fun of Britney Spears and reveals his own bout with rehab.

Posted on Feb 22, 2007 READ MORE


Ellen Goodman: The New ‘Values’ Voters

This year, voters valued their ability to shoot down draconian abortion laws, to raise the minimum wage and to send an unequivocal message to the warmongers in the White House.

Posted on Nov 8, 2006 READ MORE


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