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10 Celebrities Who Traded Showbiz For Politics

3/10/2016 1:44pm EST
10 Celebrities Who Became Politicians
When Donald Trump first announced his candidacy for the 2016 GOP nomination for president last summer, plenty of people on both the right and the left brushed it off. The billionaire businessman might know how to close a business deal or make a good reality TV show but what does he really know about running a country?

But here we are in 2016 and Trump's run for president shows no signs of slowing down. Perhaps we should have seen this coming. After all, while Trump may have made his money in real estate, the true strength of the Trump brand has been his ability to keep the masses entertain...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 21

5/21/2009 3:00am EDT
Lisa Edelstein
Happy Birthday to rapper Notorious B.I.G. (1972; d. 1997), "House" star Lisa Edelstein (1967), actor/director Nick Cassavetes (1959), "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" star Judge Reinhold (1957), "Rocky III" and "The A-Team" star Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud in 1952), comedian turned political pundit Al Franken (1951), British pop singer Leo Sayer (1948), soul singer Ronald Isley (1941), French trumpeter Maurice Andre (1933), "Perry Mason" actor Raymond Burr (1917; d. 1993), and legendary film producer Sam Jaffe (1901; d. 2000).

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Dude Looks Like A Lady In... Today's Links

10/29/2008 7:00pm EDT
Al Franken
Check out some of the best links we found around the web today. And be sure to visit our Daily Links section where we're constantly pouring in the best stuff from around the web.

25 Men who look like old lesbians - Cracked

Six rejected versions of Rock Band and Guitar Hero - Maxim

Hilary Duff is all growed up and wants you to "Reach Out" and touch her

David Beckham checks out the Laker Girls. No word if he wants to flash them - Celebslam

The 25 hottest celebrity halloween costumes ever. Hugh Hefner going as Hugh Hefner is a classic! - World of Isaac

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Underrated/Overrated 'Saturday Night Live' Weekend Update Anchors

10/20/2008 12:48pm EDT
Kevin Nealon
Last week and for the next few, "Saturday Night Live" will move its oldest property, "Weekend Update" to primetime.

It seems we can no longer call the cast the Not-Ready-For-Primetime Players as they bring their cornerstone segment to a timeslot previously occupied by shows like "Frasier" and "Friends". This gives SNL a chance to enter the mainstream in a way it never has before, and with the endless wave of news (both straightforward and comedic) "Weekend Update" is the perfect vehicle to bring late night to primetime.

Unfortunately, those who don't like to stay up late are forc...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 21

5/21/2008 3:00am EDT
Lisa Edelstein
Happy Birthday to rapper Notorious B.I.G. (1972; d. 1997), "House" star Lisa Edelstein (1967), actor/director Nick Cassavetes (1959), "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" actor Judge Reinhold (1957), "Rocky III" and "The A-Team" star Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud in 1952), comedian turned political pundit Al Franken (1951), British pop singer Leo Sayer (1948), soul singer Ronald Isley (1941), French trumpeter Maurice Andre (1933), "Perry Mason" actor Raymond Burr (1917; d. 1993), 'deadball era' baseball player Earl Averill (1902; d. 1983), legendary film producer Sam Jaffe (1901; d. 2000), French ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 21

5/21/2007 3:00am EDT
Lisa Edelstein
Happy Birthday to rapper Notorious B.I.G. (1972; d. 1997), "House" star Lisa Edelstein (1967), WWE star Chris Benoit (1967), actor/director Nick Cassavetes (1959), "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" actor Judge Reinhold (1957), "Rocky III" and "The A-Team" star Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud in 1952), comedian turned political pundit Al Franken (1951), British pop singer Leo Sayer (1948), soul singer Ronald Isley (1941), French trumpeter Maurice Andre (1933), "Perry Mason" actor Raymond Burr (1917; d. 1993), 'deadball era' baseball player Earl Averill (1902; d. 1983), legendary film producer Sam ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 21

5/21/2006 3:00am EDT
Lisa Edelstein
Happy Birthday to rapper Notorious B.I.G. (1972; d. 1997), "House" star Lisa Edelstein (1967), WWE star Chris Benoit (1967), actor/director Nick Cassavetes (1959), "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" actor Judge Reinhold (1957), "Rocky III" and "The A-Team" star Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud in 1952), comedian turned political pundit Al Franken (1951), British pop singer Leo Sayer (1948), soul singer Ronald Isley (1941), French trumpeter Maurice Andre (1933), "Perry Mason" actor Raymond Burr (1917; d. 1993), 'deadball era' baseball player Earl Averill (1902; d. 1983), legendary film producer Sam ...
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Guests & Musical Acts on Conan This Month

11/2/2005 4:47pm EST
NBC has announced the guests and musical performers on Late Night With Conan O'Brien for the rest of November. Guests on the show this month include Jennifer Aniston, Joaquin Phoenix, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ryan Reynolds and Eva Longoria; plus musical performances by Green Day, Neil Young, Big & Rich and many more. The full list is below...

These listings are subject to change. More performers/guests are still TBA. Check local listings for exact showtimes.

Wednesday, Nov. 2:

Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Krasinski, Neil Young

Thursday, Nov. 3:

Jake Gyllenhaal, Neil Young

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