Sarah Palin

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    June 26, 2010

    Open Mic Catches Journalists Surprisingly Slamming Sarah Palin After Speech

    ​It's that time again for a surprising Sarah Palin revelation: journalists aren't that into her. The former governor and vice presidential candidate gave a speech Friday night in Turlock, California, and upon its conclusion, a bunch of journalists sounded off predictably with lackluster review ... More >>

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    June 14, 2010

    The Week We Talked About Sarah Palin's Tits

    Heidi Montag has appeared on the reality show The Hills and performed some dance music. She is best known, though, for her various plastic surgeries, including spectacular breast implants, which she has craftily used to retain media attention. Montag's lifts and load-ins have been covered in natio ... More >>

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    June 12, 2010

    Newsweek Pins Hope to Saint Sarah Palin

    ​The latest Newsweek cover story thesis is a broad, if not altogether unprovable one, but if we've learned anything from the Political Playbook of Sarah Palin, it's that the image is what's important. "To white evangelical women, Sarah Palin is a modern-day prophet, preaching God, flag, and fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    A Defense for "Journalistic Assholery": Stalking Sarah Palin

    ​Oh, Slate: where the writing is endlessly contrarian, in extents ranging from the hysterically absurd to the spot-on to the shamelessly loony. Which is why Slate editor Jack Shafer's defense of mortal Sarah Palin press enemy, Joe McGinniss - who has employed every tactic of what Shafer refers ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 13, 2010
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    April 5, 2010

    One Absolutely Final Thought About Sarah Palin Until The Next One

    ​This whip-smart observation about the queen of Wasilla just came in from reader Allan Hayton, who should know, since he's from Alaska himself: "Seeing as how Sarah Palin is so fond of spreading her message of hate and intolerance via Twitter, I think it is only appropriate we call her Twitle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Dept. of Corrections: LL Cool J Is, In Fact, Hard As Hell. As is Toby Keith.

    He represents Queens, she was reared in Wasilla. ​Sometimes, we make mistakes. Like that time we declared doorknob-dead the street credibility (or: "cred") of Queens-bred rapper LL Cool J. As it so happens, LL himself has remedied the situation, and even left his mother out of it..

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Whoops! Toby Keith Joins LL Cool J As A Totally Unwitting Participant On Sarah Palin's Fox News Show

    ​So, to recap: among those surprised by the announcement that LL Cool J would be among the inaugural guests on Sarah Palin's new Fox News talk show, Real American Stories, was LL Cool J himself, who proceeded to tweet angrily that the interview Fox was using to promote Palin's show dated back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    You're Fired, Sarah Palin!

    ​Failed VP candidate Sarah Palin is very big on telling people they should be axed from their jobs--a bizarre role to assign yourself in this economy. The downsizing queen just went to Nevada to announce "You're fired, Harry!"--meaning that right-wing voters should gather to bump Democratic M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Sarah Palin: We Should Hit the Reset Button On Our Relationship With Israel

    ​Like I did that one time I got really, really drunk and lost my cell phone and had to get everyone's numbers again, Sarah Palin posted a note to Facebook today. Except my note would yield something useful and her note suggests we "hit the reset button" on our relationship with Isreal after a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Andrea Fay Friedman, Family Guy Down Syndrome Actress, Says Sarah Palin Carries Trig "Like a Loaf of French Bread"

    ​An actress with Down Syndrome who did the voiceover for a cartoon character that spurred Sarah Palin's latest accusation of unfairness toward herself and her family has chided the former Governor of Alaska for her humorless response. Andrea Fay Friedman, 39, a veteran actress with Down Syndr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    A Flash Forward to the Palin Presidency

    ​It's 2013 and Sarah Palin has already used her presidency to rip condoms out of womens' hands because they don't go well with abstinence, and to round up anyone who looks or sounds like they might have a connection to Al-Qaeda and make sure they only get on one plane--to the great big concent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Sarah Palin Falls to "Journalist," Last Rung Before "Blogger"

    ​That Game Change book that revealed Harry Reid's damaging "Negro" comment also revealed damaging things about Sarah Palin -- for instance, that the former Republican Vice-Presidential candidate "couldn't explain why North and South Korea were separate nations" -- but no one paid any attentio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2009

    McCain weighs in on Sarah Palin's cap

    ​The ongoing pissing match over Sarah Palin's inked-up gimme cap has a new combatant, now that John McCain has taken a stand. If you managed to miss this earth-shaking controversy, the Senator's former running mate was photographed in Hawaii wearing a McCain campaign sun visor with the logo bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Following Sarah Palin Tomato Attack, a Brief History of Throwing Food

    ​Isn't it a little harsh for Jeremy Paul Olson to have been incarcerated for throwing tomatoes at Sarah Palin at her Mall of America book signing earlier this week (especially considering that he missed the former Alaska governor entirely)? Gawker thinks so, as it assembles a brief history of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    New Frontiers in Palin Victimology: Liberals "Wilding" Sarah Palin

    From "Robin of Berekley" at American Thinker, we learn that liberals have gone beyond wanting Sarah Palin not to be president, and wish to beat and rape her. Leftist men are no damn good, she explains in "The Wilding of Sarah Palin: "When I was accosted by thugs, those leftist men were missing in ac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Rightbloggers Lament the Persecution of Best-Selling Author Sarah Palin

    We've been flooded with publicity for Sarah Palin's Going Rogue, with large book signings and subsidiary press events (like the nude photos of Palin's former son-in-law-presumptive, now nemesis Levi Johnston). The memoir is on track for a fabulous sale. Rightbloggers, as you might imagine, hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Sarah Palin's Co-Author is a Homophobe!

    ​Brace yourselves for something extremely not shocking, folks. To co-author her new memoir--please go find the title yourself, I'm tired of mentioning it--Sarah Palin came up with some lady named Lynn Vincent, who according to this report has a history of suggesting that homosexuality is a di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Sarah Palin To Be Played By A Dildo Puppet!

    The press release explains all: "When Sarah Palin announced she was releasing her memoir, Going Rogue: An American Life, on Nov. 17, she didn't realize she'd be competing to tell her life story with a six-inch, flesh-colored, suction-based dildo.

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2009

    Hillary and Palin catch a cup of coffee, maybe

    ​Sarah Palin, or maybe her ghostwriter, wrote in Palin's new book about sharing a hypothetical cup of coffee with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. On Meet the Press today, David Gregory passed the idea along to Clinton, who said OK.

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2009

    Quick hits and follow ups

    Now that he's been re-elected, Bloomberg's backing off the free cross-town bus idea -- The AP has a brutal fact check of Sarah Palin's book which goes beyond checking facts to calling out hypocrisies. A sample:

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Sarah Palin Invites Levi Johnston Over for Thanksgiving Dinner

    ​She says his behavior is mean spirited, malicious, sickening and sad, and she doesn't like him getting naked for Playgirl. He says she's a greedy, dishonest hypocrite and a neglectful mother and he told People he's thinking of suing for custody. All the same, Sarah Palin told Oprah this wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    I Played Sarah Palin on Olbermann's Show!

    How far will I go to get attention? Think of the farthest thing you can think of--say, Magic Johnson's penis--and quadruple it a few times. To wit: Last night, I went on Countdown With Keith Olbermann, with guest host Lawrence O'Donnell, to recreate bits of speeches Sarah Palin was going to recit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2009

    Palin says she didn't interfere in NJ-Gov, tells Daggett to drop out

    ​A little more free media for Chris Daggett, who said this about being a spoiler on MSNBC this morning: "And I have had Republicans come in from Rudy Giuliani to Sarah Palin to Christy Mihos, who's running for governor in Massachusetts -- people in the New Jersey Republican Party. And to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    When Did You Stop Watching SNL?

    ​The grandaddy of late-night comedy shows, Saturday Night Live, got a boost when Emmy awards went to Tina Fey's priceless Sarah Palin impression and Justin Timberlake's equally riotous impersonation of a host. And they just got even bigger buzz when a new cast member dropped the f bomb and Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Will Levi Be Hung Like a Moose in Playgirl?

    Sarah Palin's worst nightmare, Levi Johnston, is posing for Playgirl magazine, which is perfect for him--it's online and it's basically a bunch of pictures.

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Sarah Palin Health Care Musings Promoted on Merit from Facebook to Wall Street Journal

    The Wall Street Journal offers its readers an editorial on health care by Sarah Palin. The main difference between this essay and Palin's Facebook ravings is an introductory pretense of sanity ("President Barack Obama asked that Americans 'talk with one another, and not over one another'... I could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    "Delicate, Tiny Starlets" in Palin Speech: Judd, Portman, Thumbelina?

    ​There has been some speculation on the identity of the "delicate, tiny, very talented starlets" whom Sarah Palin identified as environmentalist enemies of gun freedom in her farewell address yesterday. Some sources think she means Ashley Judd (5'7"); others suggest Natalie Portman (5'3" ) or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    She Scoots to Conquer: Rightbloggers Celebrate Sarah Palin's Latest Masterstroke

    Friday's unexpected announcement by Sarah Palin that she would resign the Alaska governorship came as a surprise to everybody -- including the rightbloggers who have supported her most strongly since she came to national attention. Some assumed that she had abandoned the cause, but a healthy remn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Palin Legal Team Attacks Voice, City Slickers

    In today's rightbloggers column we mention a letter (pdf) from Sarah Palin's lawyers threatening legal action against reporters, bloggers, and anyone else who would, in their words, "propagate defamatory material" against the soon-to-be-former Governor of Alaska. Only a few specific individuals were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Barrett: Palin's Team Takes Swing at Voice, Whiffs

    Sarah Palin attorney Thomas Van Flein spent his July 4 in Fairbanks, Alaska, issuing a four-page statement warning news organizations not to investigate allegations printed by the Voice last October.Talk about waving a red flag in front of a bull. Van Flein's famous client had announced her upcoming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Palin to Resign Governorship of Alaska, Expected to Focus on Complaining

    Today Sarah Palin announced that she would not seek a second term as Governor of Alaska -- in fact, she will resign her position and step down at the end of the month. Lt. Gov. Sean Parnel will then be sworn in as Governor. The 2008 Republican Vice-Presidential candidate didn't take questions; loca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    My Two Cents On The Letterman/Palin Feud

    Embedded video from CNN Video Master comic David Letterman's badly fact-checked joke about Sarah Palin's daughter became big news this last week because Octomom hasn't gotten implanted in a few days and Carrie Prejean must have been muzzled for a while. And it's still showing signs of life. When I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Letterman, Palin, and How the Right Went PC

    The phrase "politically correct" has been knocking around for decades. Its wikipedia entry shows the continuing argument over its origins. But the term is best known to normal people by its opposite: politically incorrect. This is generally applied to something that you might want to say -- usual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Sarah Palin Invades New York

    Damn, Sarah Palin was all over New York this weekend. Saturday she drew 20,000 spectators to an Auburn celebration of William Seward, whose folly became the state Palin governs. She railed against big gummint, signed the Founder's Day proclamation and received the key to the city. She spoke at a St. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Iran, N. Korea Prepare to Attack U.S.

    Iran claims to have launched its first homemade satellite on Monday. "With God's help and the desire for justice and peace," Iranian President Ahmadinejad announced via sophisticated Iranian television technology, "the official presence of the Islamic Republic was registered in space." Meanwhile Nor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Why Sarah Palin Was in The Same Room as Barack

    Everyone has been wondering why Sarah Palin was brave enough to show her face at the Alfalfa club event featuring President Obama, which is basically a high-class Friars roast. I guess because as a governor, she felt it was a good idea to meet the President just once. And of course the woman could a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Will Ferrell is Broadway Bound

    Click here--NOW--and read my gut-wrenchingly hilarious interview with Will Ferrell, who has brought his impersonation of Dubya to Broadway, paving the way for the inevitable production of Annie Get Your Gun starring Tina Fey as Sarah Palin. After that, can Step Brothers The Musical be far behind?

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Palin Named Most Desirable Celebrity Neighbor

    We can never get enough Sarah Palin, so we're pleased to announce that in a poll conducted by real estate company Zillow, the governor of Alaska has been named America's Most Desirable Celebrity Neighbor. She took 14 percent of the vote, with Oprah Winfrey a point behind. Oprah outpolled Palin among ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2008

    Sarah Palin Calendar Gives Us Excuse to Mention Sarah Palin

    Sarah Palin! She's such great copy! She's America's second most admired woman! She's helping keep the Democrat-saving rift in the Republican Party alive! Even the righteous libs at Talking Points Memo miss her! And now she has a calendar featuring 50-plus photos of her and her family, and this cover ... More >>

  • Music

    December 17, 2008
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    December 16, 2008
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    November 24, 2008

    Rightbloggers On Palin's Turkey Slaughter ("The Lady's Got Spunk") and Other Big Wins

    On November 22 hundreds of rightblogger sites celebrated "V-I Day" -- the end of the Iraq war. This accompanied no government declarations; in fact this weekend Iraq's foreign minister warned that early withdrawal of American troops would lead to "piracy," and a Baghdad mob defiled an effigy of Geor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Let's Say Something Horrible To Sarah Palin!

    We had baskets of fun last week with my post urging you all to say something nice to Sarah Palin, just for the gosh darned heck of it. A lot of you rallied and managed to dredge up some non-poisonous sentiments to give the lady as a parting gift back to her solar-heated igloo, and some of you even p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Where Should We Tell Sarah Palin To Go?

    I know that a defeated Sarah Palin will be welcomed back to her governorship of Alaska tomorrow night--maybe--but if THEY reject her too, where should we tell the illustrious Caribou Barbie to go? I have (surprise) a few ideas: *QVC. Duh. *The set of 30-Rock. She can be Tina Fey's body double, a j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Last Chance To Make Anagrams Out of 'Sarah Palin'

    Let's face it: Today, Sarah Palin is a punchline, but tomorrow, she'll be a mere footnote. So NOW is the final chance to make funny, insulting anagrams out of her illustrious name. Come on, kids, scramble around the letters 'SARAH PALIN' as if making a crazy salad from the tundra and come up with so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    In This Week's Column...

    Click here and get a taste of the gay guy on Ugly Betty, rising star Lady Gaga, Broadway actor Katie Holmes, new novelist Richard Belzer, and a crazy drunk who wants to do mean things to Sarah Palin. It all adds up to a typical week in glittery Gotham. Catch a slice before it all spirals into the to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008
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    October 28, 2008

    Let's Say Something Nice About Sarah Palin

    As we get ready to give her the boot back to Alaska--or to her inevitable anchor spot on QVC--let's try to say something nice about Sarah Palin. Anything nice. Come on, let's not stoop to her inhumane level. Let's instead rise above and send her parting gifts consisting of lovely words and warm, cud ... More >>

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    October 28, 2008
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