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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.

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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.

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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).

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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?.

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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.

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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.

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"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 US history for "lying in a deposition in a civil lawsuit" Well maybe not.

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