Jay Leno took a humorous swipe at the so-called most trusted name in news Tuesday. Commenting about CNN anchor Carol Costello recently getting robbed of her iPhone while walking down the street in Atlanta, the Tonight Show host quipped, “Unfortunately, it was on CNN so there weren't any witnesses" (video follows with commentary): read more
In the Times Thursday "Styles" section, Ruth La Ferla takes a look at the woman, the mystery, Bridget Foley. The executive editor of WWD, "Foley rarely comments in any context," La Ferla writes. "She doesn't trade snarky quips with her colleagues, [and] shies away from the ubiquitous cameras." She describes herself ... More »
Aaron Kushner, the hands-on owner of the Orange County Register, is still embroiled in conversation over his comment that the old quip about a newspaper's role — to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable — is out of step with his vision of the paper. Show More Summary
The pope resigning had Mike Huckabee quipping that Barack Obama could not be the next pope since the President is not Catholic. This comment trailed the idea that perhaps the Catholic church should try choosing a pope that is not European. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, there are five Cardinals who seem to be [...]Show More Summary
Last night’s episode sparked BIG controversy when Jen The Pen got into it with Raqi Thunda During a heated argument with “Hip-Hop Confidant” Raqi Thunda over working together on radio where the raucous Puerto Rican quipped “Have fun trying to
Donald Trump is making good on a vow to sue HBO talker Bill Maher for cranky comments the progressive comic made last month. Maher quipped on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno that he would give $5 million to charity if Trump could prove...Show More Summary
Back in August, our web editor commented on the sexism of the “BIC for Her” feminine pen debacle. She opened her blog with the quip: “Thank God I'm typing this post on a laptop, because ladies like me need special, feminine pens to write longhand these days.” Yeah, about that. Show More Summary
Many political commentators and analysts have shpilkes (Yiddish: a state of impatience, nervous energy, agitation) when they think about the way Jews vote in presidential elections. It was Milton Himmelfarb who famously quipped that,...Show More Summary
The comment of the night goes to Mitt Romney and his “binders full of women,” but Twitter found plenty of other quips to satirize. More than 7.2 million tweets were sent over the course of the 90-minute debate. Here are some of the best.
Beano Cook, a college football commentator known for his encyclopedic knowledge about the sport and acerbic quips, died today at the age of 81. Cook worked as a sports information publicist for his alma mater, the University of Pittsburgh, then as a studio commentator for ABC and ESPN. Show More Summary
Samuel L. Jackson, who is basically everyone’s favorite actor in the whole world ever, is currently battling a Twitter firestorm over a quip he made about Hurricane Issac (also known as Tropical Storm Issac) skipping the RNC and heading on over to New Orleans, a city that has yet to fully recover from the horror [...]Show More Summary
Barely three hours after he spoke, Mitt Romney's birther quip was the top campaign story on Google News with over 3,500 articles. Rather than trying to walk back the comment, RNC communications director Sean Spicer went on the attack in an MSNBC interview: "Look, it's -- I mean, it's a light-hearted moment, he was stating a fact." Lets take another look at what Romney...
Interesting comments in passing on Twitter just now. Win was praising a style of beer when Stan wrote: Just how many favorite styles do you have? Should there be a limit? MT @winbassett "one of my fav. styles" Quips ensued. Lord, how they ensued. Show More Summary
(CNN) - President Barack Obama faces a daily wave of criticism on a number of issues. The latest attack? "People have been commenting I need to gain some weight," Obama quipped Friday at a campaign stop in Poland, Ohio. – Follow the Ticker on Twitter: @PoliticalTicker – Check out the CNN Electoral Map and Calculator [...]
WEATHERLY, Pa. — It might have been just a slip of the tongue. Or perhaps something more calculated. Regardless, though, Mitt Romney made his point. It happened when the presumptive Republican presidential nominee launched into his practiced...Show More Summary
Was John McCallister being humorous or prophetic when he cracked a joke after being trounced by 80 to 20% by Mike Nesbitt in the UUP leadership? The South Down MLA quipped: "Mike's the one in real trouble." It was a reference to theShow More Summary
There's so much going on in Talk week to week that we almost can't keep up. If you're in the same boat, here's a small selection of topics and responses that have piqued our interest this week.
Everyone's either a critic or a comedian when it comes to Friday's Facebook stock offering. Here's a round-up of some of the best comments and quips.
So I am sitting here staring at this New York Times article and it is titled"Apple Chief’s Offhand Comment Spawns Internet Quip," which is probably one of the most ridiculous news headlines I've ever seen, bar this. The word "Quip" here is probably the issue, because who says that? Really who says that?
President Barack Obama's comment that he happened to not be "born with a silver spoon in my mouth," has ignited something of a side debate about whether Mitt Romney is too wealthy to understand the average American and, therefore, govern properly. Show More Summary