Topic: Saturday Night Live
So far, there are no bombshells in the thousands of Sarah Palin emails released this week. But they reveal a fuller, more nuanced picture of one of the most powerful and controversial women in US politics today.
06/11/2011 02:53 pm
Captain Kirk never said "Beam me up, Scotty!" Ilsa Laszlow never said, "Play it again, Sam," and Sherlock Holmes never said, "Elementary, my dear Watson." But these misquotes remain firmly lodged in the public consciousness, even though they appear nowhere in the original works. The same is true for things "said" – that is, widely attributed to, but not actually said – by political figures. Sometimes a misquote is cooked up by opponents or parodists as a way of discrediting or mocking the figure. Sometimes a line is attributed to a widely admired person as a way of making it sound more authoritative, like when someone co-signs a loan. And sometimes it's just a mistake. Here are 10 of the most widely believed – but completely bogus – things ever "said" by political figures.
06/03/2011 01:46 pm
"Those Guys Have All the Fun" offers a warts-and-all portrayal of ESPN's infamously male-dominated culture.
05/26/2011 11:29 am
In Pictures Oprah through the years
Kristen Wiig: More subtle than 'The Hangover,' 'Bridesmaids' still has a strong gross-out element, which Saturday Night Live's Kristen Wiig excels at.
05/13/2011 12:41 pm
From airport security to overseas wars, the world changed dramatically as a result of 9/11. That doesn't mean it was better before.
05/09/2011 10:00 am
Donald Trump has been birther-in-chief questioning President Obama's legitimacy to be president. But Obama got his revenge Saturday night at the White House Correspondents' dinner.
05/01/2011 12:16 pm
Hulu Plus is on Xbox Live, and a week, it's free.
04/30/2011 01:15 am
Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck have their theories as to why President Obama released his birth certificate Wednesday. But has anyone considered: It could be great comedic material.
04/27/2011 08:08 pm
Robert De Niro agreed to an interview with Brian Williams despite being famously sphinx-like in interviews. Robert De Niro is at the Tribeca Film Festival, which runs through May 1.
04/26/2011 01:23 am