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"Damn You Leap Year!"

Steve Martin was a guest on The Tonight Show Monday night. He didn't really want to do the show. In fact, he didn't want to do the show so much, he wrote and sang a song about not wanting to do the show. As he sings, he only agreed to appear on February 29 because he thought the date didn't exist...
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Mean Tweeting Stacey Dash

Yesterday, we wrote about Stacey Dash's head-scratching appearance on the Academy Awards show on Sunday. Immediately afterward, she was the subject of a minor firestorm on Twitter. But, to her credit, she seized the moment to read some of those mean tweets - a la Jimmy Kimmel Live! She got a little...
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It Ain't Over Til It's Over

This could be one of the oddest finishes ever in a high school basketball division championship. It happened in Rhode Island over the weekend in the Division III finals. The Burrilville Broncos were up by one point with one second to go. But the Broncos thought the game was over, and started...
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Heart & Soul, Kim & Kanye

Kim Kardashian posted a video to Instagram this week, showing what she and Kanye West did on their first date. No, it wasn't that. They went to FAO Schwartz - you know, the toy store - and played "Heart and Soul" on the keyboard you play by jumping on it. Just like Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia did...
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The Other Stallone Calls Foul

Sylvester Stallone was the sentimental favorite to win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar on Sunday night. After all, he played Rocky Balboa, a character that had starred in several movies already. In Creed, he took a backseat as the trainer of Apollo Creed's son, and some say it was his best acting...
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Close, But No Statue

Industry insiders thought Mark Ruffalo was a shoe-in for Best Supporting Actor for his work on Spotlight, which did win an Oscar for Best Picture. When Patricia Arquette started ready the winner's name, people really thought Mark had won. "Mark," she said. And then the surname started with an "R"...
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"The Muscle Turns to Fat..."

Jimmy Kimmel hosted a special edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live! after the Oscars on Sunday night. Ben Affleck was a guest - and why not, since he's an actor, and he's got a big movie coming out soon. His entrance was bizarre - the guy really bulked up for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - but he was...
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Damn, Sam, You Got Slammed

Sam Smith won an Oscar Sunday night for Best Original Song (it was "Writing's on the Wall" for Spectre, the James Bond movie). During his speech, he misquoted Sir Ian McKellen, saying "no openly gay man had won an Oscar." What Sir Ian said was no openly gay man had ever won the Best Actor Oscar. So...
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Well, It Looks Like Clarence Thomas Isn't Mute After All

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas drew gasps yesterday when he asked actually asked a question in one of the Court's proceedings. Why is this gasp-worthy? It's been ten years since he's asked a question during oral arguments. Why now? Theory is, he was jumping into the spot recently vacated by...
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Um, What Was That, Exactly?

Perhaps the most awkward moment of Sunday's Oscar - heck, of any Oscar show - is when Stacy Dash made a two-line appearance on the stage. Chris Rock, host of the shindig, introduced her as the new director of the Academy's Minority Outreach Program. There was a lot of controversy before the event...
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