In what became a heated debate, Republican Pence played a more rational-seeming, diplomatic foil to the brash and bombastic Donald Trump, while Democrat Kaine continued Hillary Clinton's line of attack against her rival for the presidency.
If you thought the old campaign was wild and crazy, just wait for the new version, now that the Breitbart News muckraker has taken over as Trump's chief executive.
Palin knows the publicity game, and she knows how to work the spotlight to her political advantage. Sound familiar?
The winning candidate may be the one who most successfully stirs the public's mistrust of journalists and journalism.
Tina Fey may be comically gifted, but when it came to her newest "Saturday Night Live" impression of Sarah Palin, in which Fey riffs on Palin's bizarrely discordant endorsement of GOP front-runner Donald Trump, Fey essentially just had to show up and mimic the funny business Palin had already done for her.
Palin's endorsement of front-runner Donald Trump this week was a master class in surrealist poetry. Geniuses of the Dada movement would have been humbled by her obliteration of the bourgeois concept we call logic.
The term “political correctness” has a long and varying history, but what do Donald Trump and Sarah Palin mean when they attack it?
It's been a boffo week for political parody, and the comedic minds at "Saturday Night Live" have benefited from the windfall.
Then there was that time that a billionaire-real-estate-tycoon-turned-reality-television-magnate-turned-presidential-candidate broke recent network records with his hosting stint on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," thus ensuring that high ratings would boost him in his bid to buy his way into the White House. It's all about ratings, right?
There's a scientific reason you should ignore what your mom taught you and leave your bed unmade every day; a writer ponders whether newly minted Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn can undo what Tony Blair did to the party; meanwhile, a black woman says she was detained in a mental hospital for over a week because cops didn't believe her BMW belonged to her. These discoveries and more after the jump.