Ellen's bitch troubles: The Iggy the dog saga until now: Ellen DeGeneres adopts mutt, drops a $600 donation, she and GF Portia De Rossi decide they can't keep it, give pup to friends. But just as the dog settles in, the rescue people re-rescue it, claiming they approved it for Ellen, not her hairstylist. Ellen cries on air. TMZ gets involved. Media war ensues.
• Favorite son says yes to run: Stephen Colbert officially announces his candidacy for president as a "favorite son" in South Carolina, and political analysts say that, with a little cash, it's certainly possible to get on the ballot.
• Spy novel: Valerie Plame's new book, Fair Game, blasts the Bush Administration for its "arrogance and intolerance" while detailing her CIA identity leak and the trial of Scooter Libby. Sadly, no Plame pullout poster is included.
• Bush bash?: Rep says rumors that High School Musical and Internet hoo-ha star Vanessa Hudgens was dumped by Disney because of her nude photo scandal is "totally untrue."