Cable kings Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly went head-to-head in a somewhat live debate dubbed “Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium” at the George Washington University campus on Saturday. The 90-minute face off ran the gamut of topics from serious to silly. Fans paid $4.95 to watch the debate via live stream, although technical problems caused some disruptions in the feed.TheRumble2012.com or scroll through our top five moments from the debate!
Stewart at first joked that the real “elephant in the room” wasn’t the memoir, but Arnold’s 1996 film “Jingle All the Way.” He then asked the former California governor why he would release the book now when the family was still dealing with Schwarzenegger’s indiscretions.
Schwarzenegger explained he wasn’t one to hide from his problems, but run toward them, which prompted Stewart’s one-liner, “Couldn’t you just go to the future, and then come back and kill that Arnold?”
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This year marks the second annual Comedy Awards ceremony, which celebrates the best comedies of the year. The event is set to take place on April 28 at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, and will air nationwide May 6 on Comedy Central.
And the nominees are...
"Crazy, Stupid, Love."
"Midnight in Paris"
Performance by an Actor - Film
Jason Bateman, "Horrible Bosses"
Steve Carell, "Crazy, Stupid, Love."
Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"
Zach Galifianakis, "The Hangover Part II"
Owen Wilson, "Midnight in Paris
Brad Pitt, who received a Best Actor nomination for "Moneyball," alongside pal George Clooney, nominated for his role in "The Descendants," offered a solution for the Academy Award campaign.
On Wednesday, Pitt appeared on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," and suggested that the Oscars start participating in negative campaigning, similar to the presidential candidates. "I thought about it. Clooney took Iowa, New Hampshire. Jean [Dujardin] took South Carolina. Florida would probably go to [Gary] Oldman... I gotta get in there and mix it up a bit I think."
A few days after arriving to Italy, the "Jersey Shore" star ditched her usual short skirts for a more sophisticated European look, but her Italian ensemble seemed like it needed a few improvements.
Full story on The Daily Mail
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Jon Stewart, Bill O'Reilly Spar over Common on FOX News -- CBS News
Oprah Still Deciding Whether to Go Live for Finale -- USA Today
Former 'Housewives of NJ' Danielle Staub is a Stripper -- TMZ
Cannes Film Review: 'Tree of Life' -- Reuters
Monday night's episode of the "The Daily Show" gave complete coverage of the death of Osama bin Laden, with a triumphant Jon Stewart all but dancing with delight at the death of the terrorist leader.
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Pres. Obama to Visit Ground Zero Thursday -- RadarOnline
Video: Will Ferrell Plays Barber, Shaves Conan O'Brien's Beard -- PopEater
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Headed to Hollywood? -- People
Miley Cyrus Performs Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' -- TMZ
"Extra" was in on the laughs at the first annual Comedy Awards Saturday, joking with honorees Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Jon Stewart.
Ferrell was excited about joining "The Office" in the upcoming four-episode arc. "I'm starting the role of D'Angelo Vickers, the new manager who's taking over 'The Office,'" explained the actor. "It's pretty exciting. I love the show and it's an honor to be a part of it."
The "Other Guys" star and his pal, director Adam McKay, had some advice for Charlie Sheen, who is going on the road with his own comedy show.
Funnymen Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert entertained the masses in Washington D.C. at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, poking fun at the nation's current political scene and fear mongers.
"We live now in hard times," Stewart said after all the shtick. "Not end times." Watch "The Daily Show" host's speech explaining his intentions to the nearly 215,000 people who showed up.