Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Blagojevich Incriminates Himself on The Rachel Maddow Show

Over the course of a single interview with Rachel Maddow, Blagojevich manages to admit wanting to get something in exchange for Obama's Senate seat, discouraging the Chicago Tribune from criticizing him and purposely making phone calls from his home to avoid government scrutiny. Watch Rachel break it down below.

George H.W. Bush Tells a Joke

And Bill Clinton appears to be jealous.

Chip Saltsman Blames the Media for the Whole 'Magic Negro' Thing

He's just proving the point once more that when you do something reprehensible, it's the Gotcha Media's fault for drawing attention to it.

Norah O'Donnell Gets Rep. Kevin McCarthy on Stimulus

This exchange sums it all up:

REP. MCARTHY: Refurbishing a building, putting new grass down in a mall. That doesn’t create buildings. That doesn’t creates jobs.

O’DONNELL: Really? I would think you have to hire somebody to put the new sod down on the National Mall.

Vice President's House on Google Earth

Rachel Maddow reveals the new, non-pixelated photo of Joe Biden's new house. It magically became clear the day Dick Cheney was wheeled out.

Worst Commercial Placement Ever

I've never actually seen Battlestar Galactica, and this clip seems like a big spoiler, but I absolutely advise watching this through to the end.

Watch Blagojevich Watch People Make Fun of Him

Larry King shows Blagojevich a highlight reel of late night jokes and we get to watch his fake smile slowly fade. He also appears to have never seen Saturday Night Live. "What show was that?"

PETA: Veggie Love

NBC refuses to air this PETA ad depicting hot vegetarians and the vegetables they love on this Sunday's Super Bowl.

UPDATE: Vulture publishes the list of complaints from NBC Vice President of Advertising Standards Victoria Morgan:

• licking pumpkin
• touching her breast with her hand while eating broccoli
• pumpkin from behind between legs [sic]
• rubbing pelvic region with pumpkin
• screwing herself with broccoli (fuzzy)
• asparagus on her lap appearing as if it is ready to be inserted into vagina
• licking eggplant
• rubbing asparagus on breast

Jon Hamm on 30 Rock

The first video clip emerges of Jon Hamm's three episode stint on 30 Rock.
"Sorry I smell like frosting, I just love to bake."

Obama's Interview with Al-Arabiya TV

"The Americans are not your enemy." [NYTimes]

Part 1:

Part 2: