Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Obama's First Pitch

I'm not sure if it was a strike, but he looked very cool.




Colbert Remembers His Remembering of Michael Jackson

Colbert takes a look back at his own un-broadcast coverage. I really wish I could have seen that "Chamone" installment of The Word.


Coverage
6/25/2009 - 7/12/2009





Daily Show on Palin's Resignation

Jon Stewart was understandably upset that Palin decided to quit 12 hours after he started his vacation. It was a tough week for the show to be on hiatus, but they came back strong, with this Samantha Bee exclusive on Palin's decision to quit being a mother to her children.




Awkward Deleted Scene from 'Paper Heart'

Was this interview with Bill Hader left out of Paper Heart because it was too awkward or not awkward enough?




Sotomayor Admits She's Not a Robot

The most shocking piece of news to come out the Sotomayor hearings (thus far) is the admission by Sonia Sotomayor that she, like all other judges, is not a robot.




Stephen Colbert's Email to Mark Sanford

Among the emails to and from Mark Sanford's office obtained by South Carolina's The State, was this in character email from Stephen Colbert offering the disgraced governor a "friendly place to make light ofwhat I think is a small story that got blown out ofscale." (typos are Colbert's) It's too bad this never happened, but I can only admire Stephen's dedication.




If Spammers Wrote Cialis Ads

Via College Humor.




Jonah Hill Rejects Twitter

The 13,000 people who are following "Jonah Hill" on Twitter are feeling pretty stupid right now.




Sotomayor Responds to the Whole 'Wise Latina' Thing

It happened early on the first day of questioning. Sonia Sotomayor had to defend herself against accusations of "reverse racism."


"I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences."





Wilco at Keyspan Park feat. Yo La Tengo, Feist and Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste

From everything I've heard so far, it looks like I missed an epic show last night. Here's a clip of the all-star Brooklyn encore.