* A documentary about science and being not smart.
* Bo Obama has important duties too.
* Why we took cocaine out of soda, from The Atlantic.
* Twelve drunk texts from history.
* Some idiot took his dog to the pound because "it was gay."
* A few days before his son Michael got married, Ronald Reagan sent him this letter of advice.
* Conan O'Brien's prop master shows us how to do the Super Bowl on the cheap.
* The best 30 Rock quotes. ps. If you DVR the finale tonight, be sure to add extra time–word is there's something worth watching in the tag.
Tags: Bo Obama, Cocaine, Conan O'Brien, Daily Links, Funny or Die, Hollywood, LGBT, Michael Reagan, Nancy Reagan, Ronald Reagan, Science & Technology, The Atlantic, White House
Hollywood just doesn't miss a chance to salute Republican icons with their middle fingers. Variety Magazine reports that a new Lee Daniels movie has cast liberal succubus Jane Fonda as conservative paragon Nancy Reagan…
Based on a Washington Post report by Wil Haygood, pic follows Eugene Allen, the White House butler whose career started with Harry Truman in 1952 and ended in 1986 with Ronald Reagan.
Forest Whitaker is closing a deal to play Allen, while Oprah Winfrey remains in talks to play his wife. David Oyelowo is in negotiations to play Allen's son, while Liam Neeson and John Cusack are circling presidential supporting roles as Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon, respectively. Fonda will appear in a handful of scenes as the first lady of the United States.
If you think about it on the surface, it's perfect casting. Both women come from acting families, married powerful men after gaining their own success, are politically active, and have two eyes and legs. Beyond that, they are as different as North and South Vietnam.
For instance, while Nancy Reagan was being called "snobby" for moving her family out of California's Governor's Mansion and into a wealthy Sacramento neighborhood, Jane Fonda was being called other things for sitting on a Viet Cong anti-aircraft gun.
Another example is that Mrs. Reagan was accused of being insensitive to the U.S. economic depression by purchasing new china for the White House. By contrast, Jane Fonda was accused of being a communist spy. But hold on a second! Mrs. Reagan was also once accused of being a communist.
Jane Fonda and Nancy Reagan: Maybe they're not so different after all! Hey Hollywood, If you really want to piss off the Right, use that for the movie's tagline.
Tags: Conservatives, Jane Fonda, Liberals, Lyndon Johnson, Nancy Reagan, Republicans, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan
Everybody in the world seems to be freaking the fuck out about how the Spanish First Family is kind of gothy, because this is the Internet and why not?
Anyway, in response, BuzzFeed made a list of some awkward political family photos — even though the Zapateros seemed, to me at least, pretty comfortable in their wan, Twilight-loving skin — because this is the Internet and why not?
And now I'm highlighting my favorite one — the Reagans — because this is the Internet and why not?
No wonder they called him The Great Coordinator.
You get it? Because… you know, because "communicator" and "coordinator." And that outfit, and, well… Look at those pants, they're… you know, um…
Okay, I'm sorry.
Tags: Fashion, Nancy Reagan, Ronald Reagan
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Tags: Caption Challenge, Nancy Pelosi, Nancy Reagan