Monday, July 18, 2011

PIERS MORGAN: News of the World Statement

Former News of the World editor Piers Morgan defends Rupert Murdoch (as well as himself) in a brief statement on the scandal.

CONAN: Bryan Cranston Shares Grapes from His Crotch

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston (looking about 20 years younger than Walter White) tells Conan and Andy about all the things he likes to stick down his pants on set, and then shares some grapes.

FUNNY OR DIE: The Beastie Boys' Action Figure Music Video

Spike Jonze directs the action-packed new music video for The Beastie Boys' "Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win" featuring Santigold.

Retweeted Links of the Day

All the best links that were worth retweeting today on @GotchaMedia.

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On is now a book. [@DFLEISCHERCAMP]

Twitter was almost called the equally ridiculous name "Twitch." [@WNYC]

Meet The Press teams with Facebook for the next NH Republican debate. [@davidgregory]

David Carr uncovers another News Corp scandal in his Monday column. [@carr2n]

Now you can eat South Park's Cheesy Poofs IRL. [@AdFreak]

Ricky Gervais is bringing his patented Atheism to TV. [@TheAVClub]

It turns out George Orwell predicted the Facebook "Like" button. [@katlamcglynn]

The most devastating news of the day: Drinking attracts mosquitos. [@aseitzwald]

Stephen Colbert is prepping the first Colbert Super PAC TV ad. [@laughspincom]

It was inevitable. LulzSec has hacked one of News Corp's newspaper websites. [@jennydeluxe]

CNBC implies that Rupert Murdoch may be considering stepping down at some point. [@mediaite]
Revelation of the Day from @robcorddry:

NYTIMES: David Carr and Brian Stelter Talk News Corp

The media reporter stars of Page One preview tomorrow's Parliament testimony from the Murdochs.

Herman Cain Disqualifies Mitt Romney

Herman Cain predicts that Mitt Romney's religion will prevent him from winning the South and therefore the Republican nomination for 2012.

'iCarly' Parodies Snoop's Death on 'The Wire'

This makes me think there's more to iCarly than I previously thought.

Teaser: 'The Dark Knight Rises'

For the few people out there who didn't see the final Harry Potter film this weekend.

Trailer: News of the World the Movie

Hugh Grant stars as David Cameron and Colin Firth stars as Hugh Grant in the important new film about the News of the World scandal.

FUNNY OR DIE: Oliver Stone and Ryan Hansen Take a Shit

Party Down's Ryan Hansen takes a shit next to Oliver Stone in today's unexpected celebrity combination video.