Wednesday, September 5, 2012

JIMMY FALLON: Julian Castro at the DNC

Jimmy Fallon debuts his Mayor Julian Castro impression on Late Night.

Bill Clinton on Paul Ryan: 'It Takes Some Brass'

In one of best ad libs in a speech that ran twice as long as it was supposed to, President Bill Clinton goes after Paul Ryan's Medicare hypocrisy by saying "It takes some brass to attack a guy for doing what you did."

Gotcha Links of the Day | Michelle Obama's Speech Written 7 Grade Levels Above Ann Romney's

ᔥ ShortFormBlog
Michelle Obama's convention speech was aimed at high school seniors, while Ann Romney's was perfect for ten year olds.
ᔥ Politico
President Obama is moving the big show indoors.
ᔥ The Atlantic Wire
An argument against the cozy stoner-based relationship between Obama and Kal Penn.
ᔥ ThinkProgress
There has to be someone out there who will pay $1 million to see Mitt Romney's tax returns.
ᔥ UPROXX
MSNBC beat out Fox News on the first night of the DNC, which shouldn't be as surprising as it is.
ᔥ Huffington Post
The Daily Show is sticking by its "Mitt Romney wanted Obama to fail" position no matter what BuzzFeed says.
ᔥ The Daily Show

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Says 'Hope On!' at DNC

"Hope on!" is definitely better than "Yes we can, but..."

CNBC: Kim Kardashian Weighs in on the Economy

Maria Bartiromo makes the mistake of asking Kim Kardashian for her "take on the economy right now."
ᔥ BuzzFeed

LETTERMAN: Michelle Obama DNC Top Ten

Tonight on the Late Show, Michelle Obama gives America 10 reasons to watch the Democratic National Convention.

Gabby Douglas Leads DNC in Pledge of Allegiance

And the Democrats even let her keep the word "God" in!

LETTERMAN: Biff Henderson at the DNC

After letting Andy Kindler run wild at the Republican National Convention, the Late Show went a little more low key for their DNC coverage.

MSNBC: TIME's Joel Stein Didn't See Enough White Men at DNC

Is someone feeling a little left out?

FOX NEWS: Michelle Obama's Speech Praised Government Too Much

It took a little maneuvering, but Fox News eventually found a narrative with which they could criticize Michelle Obama's DNC speech.
ᔥ ThinkProgress

JIMMY FALLON: Chris Christie Sings 'Thunder Road'

There were no vintage costumes involved, but Jimmy Fallon and Chris Christie did harmonize on Bruce Springsteen's "Thunder Road" last night.

Joe Biden and Kal Penn Aviator Fist Bump

Somehow I don't think this video is going to make anyone take Joe Biden more seriously.

LETTERMAN: Paul Ryan Questionable Claims Top Ten

If Paul Ryan could pack so many lies into his convention speech, what else is he being less than honest about?

Julian Castro's Daughter Whips Her Hair Back and Forth

If anyone came close to outshining Michelle Obama on the first night of the DNC 2012, it was Mayor Julian Castro's daughter.