I should probably be upfront and just make it clear from the get-go that I am not a Sarah Palin fan. But I watched her hosting gig on “The Today Show” anyway this morning, and found it to be about a 6 out of 10 on the pain scale. Still droppin’ her Gs? Check! Still crowing about the “lamestream media” (on a “lamestream media” show an hour before co-hosting that same “lamestream media” show)? Check! But it was not all bad. I found it refreshing that, during a discussion about Jessica Simpson’s pregnancy weight gain, Palin was the only person on the panel — which included “Today”‘s resident medical expert and that misogynist blowhard Donny Deutsch — that said how much weight a pregnant woman gains is none of our gosh darn business.
Still, the most cringe-worthy, and therefore most entertaining moment for me was when Palin started talkin’ family values with newly pregnant Tori Spelling. (Spelling, for the record, has an infant and two other children; she joked that her latest pregnancy is proof that you can conceive while breastfeeding.) Palin literally kind of fawned over her, praising her for “living life vibrantly” — whatever that means — and serving as a “good inspiration for others.” Anyway, it was an odd pairing. Watch a clip above!
Add Andy Samberg to the list of celebs with a Sarah Palin impersonation in their repetoire … although something tells me he’s not going to be invited back to do this one. [Hulu]
Sarah Palin has a beef with the presidential Christmas card: a simple portrait of the Obamas’ dog Bo by the fireplace with the line “From our family to yours, may your holidays shine with the light of the season.” The puppy-pooh-poohing politico told Fox News it is “odd” that the Obamas’ card depicts Bo instead of “family, faith and freedom” — which is what all of us are aiming for when we take our holiday pics at GlamourShots, amirite? Palin also said (yes, she kept talking) that Americans can appreciate “American foundational values illustrated and displayed on Christmas cards and on a Christmas tree,” so why can’t the First Family? I’m pretty sure her rant is supposed to translate to “Muslim Muslim Muslim Muslim Muslim COMMUNIST.”
Girlfriend needs to take a chill pill or Santa is going to put a lump of coal in her stocking. [Los Angeles Times] Keep reading »
Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin gives Tina Fey a run for her money, huh? March can’t come soon enough: That’s when HBO Films will debut the movie version of “Game Change” based on a bestselling nonfiction book about the 2008 election. This trailer makes it look as if the book is just about Palin and John McCain, when the actual book is about all the candidates. The trailer probably just focuses on Moore playing Palin because it’s been so talked about. I’m wondering how “Game Change” will handle the late Elizabeth Edwards, who is portrayed in the book as something of a ball-crushing she-beast, and Sleazy McSleazebag John Edwards who was diddling videographer Rielle Hunter on the campaign trailer. Must watch TV, I tell ya. [YouTube: HBO Films] Keep reading »
Have a good summer & stay sober.
You know, this is actually exactly what I would expect Sarah Palin to write in someone’s yearbook back when she was in high school. I wonder if he stayed sober? [Snakkle.com] Keep reading »