Now that he is no longer running for president of the United States of South Carolina, Stephen Colbert wants his super PAC back. But John Stewart seems to have no plans to return the cash.
The State of the Union address is a big moment for a president, but not usually a memorable one for the public. Americans are more likely to remember Gabrielle Giffords at tonight's speech than anything Obama says. Still, the speech has had its high points, and low ones.
Colbert goes negative on Colbert. Stephen Colbert's former super PAC has just released an ad that appears to bite the hand that used to feed it, asking, 'Why is the T in his name silent?'
Appearances by Ron Paul over the past several days in New Hampshire have been jammed, to the point where one crucial stop degenerated into chaos.
A satirical ad by Nando's Chicken poked fun at Zimbabwe President Mugabe. His supporters were not amused.
Wednesday's special Google doodle wished a happy birthday to Mark Twain. The American writer was born 176 years ago. Well, Twain wasn't born then. A fellow named Samuel Clemens was. The pen name "Mark Twain" came many years later. Twain stands among many great pseudonyms. Some are obviously fake – Vin Diesel and Sting. But others might surprise you – John Wayne and Alan Alda. Here are 30 of the best from books, movies, TV, and music.
If only you'd known.... in the new book "Dear Me," edited by Joseph Galliano, celebrities give advice to themselves at age 16. Some of the letters are funny ("Calculus. Trust me. You'll never use it," writes Jodi Picoult) and others are poignant ("Keep listening to that inner voice. It will carry you," Rose McGowan tells her 16-year-old self). Here are some of the best.
Hank Williams Jr., in a new song, says Fox twisted his words. Last week, ESPN fired Hank Williams Jr. for likening Obama to Hitler.
Why is this man smiling? Perhaps because he, the outspoken Rep. Ron Paul (R) of Texas, has the most engaged and vocal following of any of the Republican presidential candidates, despite consistently trailing Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney in the polls.