Give Us This Day Our Daily Jest (October 29, 2008)
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 120 days in jail for lying about an affair. But on the bright side, he’ll be out just in time to see the Lions in the Super Bowl. Oh, wait…
Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to a Hollywood film festival to pay tribute to Clint Eastwood…and to adopt Danny DeVito.
Kelly Pickler says she calls fellow American Idol contestant Carrie Underwood when she needs inspiration for healthy eating…and calls fellow Idol contestant Taylor Hicks when she needs her pool cleaned.
Great Moments in Jest History (from the Jesting Archives): June 7, 2005 Defense Secretary Rumsfeld criticized Amnesty International for calling the Guantanamo Bay detention center “the gulag of our times.” Said Rumsfeld, “Come on—have they never seen a Best Western?”
On a Personal Note: So far, I’m 0 for 8.
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