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Stephen Colbert has his Eyes on the Gold

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This winter, the U.S. Speedskating team will have a very unusual logo on their suits, that of the Colbert Nation.

TV Colbert Olympics

Photo from AP

This past October, team’s original sponsor, DSB Bank, was forced to declare bankruptcy¬† by a Dutch Court, according to a report on Bloomberg.com.

With competitions at the World Cup and the Winter Olympics quickly approaching and the loss of its financial backer for the past three years gone, the team was short $300,000.

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Written by Anna Gaynor

November 10, 2009 at 1:09 pm

To Letterman (or Obama) Fans: “I was actually black before the election”

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President Obama showed his sense of humor on the David Letterman show Monday night.

After Letterman asked the President what he thought about Jimmy Carter’s comments that race might have been a factor in much of the recent “poor decorum,” Obama replied: “Well, something that I think is important to realize is that I was actually black before the election.”

The President was making the point that he was elected as President, despite the color of his skin, implying that race is not really the issue at hand for most people.

President Obama went on to reinforce his thoughts on the matter, citing historical controversies over FDR, JFK and Reagan when they were pushing for changes.

Bloggers have soaked up the President’s smart, humorous response at sites like:

Celebrity Remix News

Chattahbox

Mediaite

Hollywood Gossip

Did the President have any idea his quick response would be so well-circulated?

Written by Katie Davis

September 22, 2009 at 5:40 pm

Emmy Fashion at its Best and Worst

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Sunday night marked the 61st Emmy Awards. Although it’s fun to watch to see who the big winners are, sometimes checking out what the celebrities are wearing is half the fun. In case you missed the pre-shows on the red carpet, these sites will give you the scoop on the good and the bad.

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Written by Anna Gaynor

September 22, 2009 at 10:00 am

Posted in Fashion, Television

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