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New Orleans Is Campaigning To Be The Home Of Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

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It's time for a late night talk show not based in New York or LA, and New Orleans is the perfect place to do one.

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UPROXX Interview: Tracy Morgan Would Like To Serve Obama A ‘Public School Lunch’

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Tracy Morgan, who has a new comedy special airing on Comedy Central this coming Sunday night, was nice enough to talk to us recently.

DANA LOESCH

Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Took Jenny McCarthy To The Woodshed For Now Claiming That She’s Not Anti-Vaccine

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Leave it to Jenny McCarthy to lead me to knod my head in agreement with Megyn Kelly.

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Jimmy Kimmel Made A Guest Appearance On Rob Ford’s ‘Wayne’s World’-Esque TV Show

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Jimmy Kimmel and Rob Ford should just star in a buddy comedy together. They could be the new Chris Farley and David Spade.

ADORABLE FEUDS

Bill O’Reilly Is Skeptical That A Pinko Commie Like Colbert Can Succeed As Letterman’s Successor

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Bill O'Reilly doesn't think Stephen Colbert will succeed as "Late Show" host because conservatives won't tune in to his show.

OPRAH WINFREY

Oprah Made Pharrell Cry, Because That’s What Oprah Does

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One does not go on Oprah's show and leave with dry eyes. Just ask Pharrell Williams.

oh no

Someone Posted A Photo Of A Model Airplane Impaling A Vagina To The US Airways Twitter Account

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"We're sorry we posted a pic of that girl with a model airplane in her vagina on Twitter" is the new black.

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Stephen Colbert Responds To Bill O’Reilly Calling Him A ‘Deceiver’ & ‘Ideological Fanatic’

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Bill O'Reilly said that Stephen Colbert is a "deceiver" and "ideological fanatic" who is tearing America apart. Colbert responded.

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Rush Limbaugh Thinks That By Hiring Colbert CBS Has Just Destroyed America Or Something

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Right-wing talk show host Rush Limbaugh weighed in CBS' decision to hire Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman this afternoon. He's not a fan.

Twitter

Larry King Weighs In On The Rumor That John Calipari Will Leave Kentucky To Coach The Lakers

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Larry King has finally weighed in on John Calipari coaching the Lakers. FINALLY.

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Here’s The Trailer For The Documentary About Blogging You’ve All Been Waiting For

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What is blogging? Who are bloggers? What planet are we on? This doc answers all of those questions!

BREAKING BAD

Bryan Cranston Couldn’t Be More Humble, Charming, Witty, Smart & Lovable In This Charlie Rose Interview

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Do yourself a favor and set aside an hour to watch this interview of Bryan Cranston by Charlie Rose. It'll make you happy, I promise.

CBS

REPORT: Stephen Colbert Is The Frontrunner To Replace Letterman, And He Wants The Job

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Stephen Colbert is CBS' top choice to replace Letterman, according to Mashable. Further, Colbert is interested in the gig.

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Gayle King Had To Walk Home Because Brian Stelter Stole Her Cab

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Oprah's best friend had her cab stolen by CNN's media reporter. RIP Brian Stelter.

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Keith Olbermann’s Tribute To David Letterman Is The Ultimate Tribute To David Letterman

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Whether you like him or not, it's virtually impossible to argue that Olbermann isn't a masterful storyteller and gifted wordsmith, and his considerable powers are on full display here.

CBS

David Letterman Announces That He’ll Retire In 2015

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David Letterman announced today that he's calling it a career in 2015.

BARACK OBAMA

The Story Of How Bradley Cooper Saved Obamacare

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The Obama White House achieved its goal of getting 7 million people to sign up for Obamacare by April 1. They have Bradley Cooper to thank for it.

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Howard Stern's Interview With Anderson Cooper Is A Must-Listen For All Fans Of The Silver Fox

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Anderson Cooper is a bit of a mystery in that he hasn't done many in-depth interviews. But that all changed yesterday after he spent an hour with Howard Stern.


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