American Prince Anderson Cooper Flies With Prince William

In today's Tweet Beat, Anderson Cooper hopes for some perks of flying with royalty, Patton Oswalt speaks the truth of truths and Lena Dunham provides some helpful relationship advice. » 12/08/14 7:30pm 12/08/14 7:30pm

Mindy Kaling Wants to Smell Like a Fleeting Crush

In today's Tweet Beat, David Gregory is rivaling Martha Stewart with his gross food pictures, Patton Oswalt tries to make rape understandable and Mindy Kaling knows how to smell. » 5/30/14 7:30pm 5/30/14 7:30pm

Patton Oswalt Welcomes Seth Rogen Into the Super Cool Clickbait Club

In today's Tweet Beat, Rihanna's stoked that people dig her on Instagram (RIP), the dudes from Chromeo are into Birkenstocks on women and Seth Rogen finds an ally in Patton Oswalt. » 5/27/14 7:00pm 5/27/14 7:00pm

Johnny Depp to Testify in Bizarre Murder Trial

In 2009 Nancy Lekon was arrested for hitting and dragging a pedestrian for over half a mile in L.A.'s skid row district. At the time of her arrest she pled guilty by reason of insanity. Now, Johnny Depp has been served with papers and is being asked to testify in her trial. » 4/12/14 11:30am 4/12/14 11:30am

Patton Oswalt Wrote a Gorgeous Essay on Rape Jokes and Comedy and Life

To clarify: I put "rape jokes" in the headline, for brevity, because rape culture in comedy is a frequent and contentious topic 'round these parts. But the true heart of Patton Oswalt's expansive essay is much more universal. It's about bubbles—how all of us live in our bubbles, hide in our bubbles, and judge others… » 6/14/13 6:35pm 6/14/13 6:35pm

Farrah Abraham's Mom Kicked Her Out Because of James Deen's Evil Penis

So...you know how Farrah Abraham made that "sex tape" that was totally not a porno even though it literally starred acclaimed porno actor James Deen and depicted Deen porno-ing Abraham with his porno-johnson? Well. It appears that Abraham's mother is none too pleased with the situation. She has "religious beliefs,"… » 4/17/13 8:20pm 4/17/13 8:20pm

A Nice Thing Patton Oswalt Wrote After The Boston Marathon Bombing

In the wake of events like today's, there's always an outpouring of "thoughts and prayers" and other sorts of well-intentioned signs of support from people all over social media that you almost get numb to it, if you're not already numb from the event itself. » 4/15/13 9:23pm 4/15/13 9:23pm

Celebrities React to the Tragedy in Boston

Today, obviously, is completely awful, and celebrity news seems like the most frivolous shit ever right now. But, for the sake of routine, here it is. New Kid on the Block Joey McIntyre ran in the Boston marathon today—he says he finished about five minutes before the explosion. Also in the race was Survivor winner … » 4/15/13 8:00pm 4/15/13 8:00pm

Patton Oswalt and Judy Blume Had an Adorable Bibliography-Off on…

Sometimes the world just works exactly the way you always knew that it should but were too embarrassed to say that it should to all of your friends who pretend to read Proust and say things like, "I have the malaise." They indeed do have the malaise if they haven't yet read the bibliography-off that Patton Oswalt and… » 9/30/12 8:00pm 9/30/12 8:00pm

The Night Belongs to Patton Oswalt

I know some of you are fans of Patton Oswalt, so you'll be glad to know that today is his 43rd birthday. Celebrate his talent by watching this amazing parody of The Room, also starring the lovely Julie Klausner. » 1/27/12 6:40pm 1/27/12 6:40pm

Demi Moore Is Rushed to the Hospital, Will Now Head to Rehab

We've all been hoping for the best for Demi Moore since her split from Ashton Kutcher, but she's definitely seemed a bit stressed of late. And now we've learned that she was rushed to the hospital last night for a substance abuse related issue. Oh no, Demi! » 1/24/12 8:00pm 1/24/12 8:00pm

Tim Gunn seems like the most mild-mannered, least…

Jimmy Fallon Spreads Holiday Cheer With A 'Twas The Night Before…


Almost nothing is more fun, on a cold winter's night, than gathering around the fire with your friends and playing a game of Mad Libs. And Jimmy Fallon did it right: he busted out 'Twas the Night Before Christmas and asked a few of his recent guests—Patton Oswalt, Jack McBrayer, T.I., Jesse Eisenberg, Zac Efron, and… » 12/23/11 7:30pm 12/23/11 7:30pm

Why isn't Shakespeare cosplay more popular?

You're not a geek just because you like science fiction, I know that much, and you're not a geek just because you saw The Lord of the Rings (each movie three times, in the theaters, including the midnight rerelease?)...maybe that makes you a geek. » 4/03/11 1:30pm 4/03/11 1:30pm

Kelly Bensimon's Farts Are Delicious

Today in Tweet Beat, consider it an honor to sit behind Kelly Bensimon. Plus, James King is the victim of an unfortunate, albeit hilariously B-list, case of mistaken identity. » 1/07/11 8:00pm 1/07/11 8:00pm

Toni Braxton Is Considering Posing For Playboy

Today in Tweet Beat, Toni Braxton is interested is getting "tastefully" nude, while Adrianne Curry is interested in having a baby. Plus, celebrity dogs! » 1/04/11 7:30pm 1/04/11 7:30pm

50 Cent Hustles During Snowpocalypse

Today in Tweet Beat, even 50 Cent has to shovel his own driveway. Plus, Hugh Hefner gives his sons—who are only four and five years younger than their soon-to-be step mom—every issue of Playboy for Christmas. » 12/27/10 7:30pm 12/27/10 7:30pm

Celebs Say Goodbye To Larry King Live

Today in Tweet Beat, Larry King gets a bunch of well wishes from celebs like Jimmy Kimmel and Mariah Carey. Also, today is Thong Thursday, and Coco remembered. » 12/16/10 7:30pm 12/16/10 7:30pm

Sarah Silverman Is Team Kanye

Today in Tweet Beat, Sarah Silverman reflects on what hurt George Bush's feelings, Ice-T is not happy about doctored photos linking him to Roman Polanski, and Lisa Rinna is happy with her lips. » 11/11/10 7:30pm 11/11/10 7:30pm

Adam Lambert Questions The "Gay Lifestyle"

Today on Tweet Beat, Lambert gets into particulars, Lance Bass celebrates, Diddy ponders new media, Diablo Cody speculates on the sex life of certain young documentarians, and Mindy Kaling has pointers for parental raconteurs. » 10/12/10 7:45pm 10/12/10 7:45pm