: Saleisha wins the umpteenth season of America's Next Top Model. Miss Jay says "you owned it" on the final exam, aka the runway. Tyra says she felt "a little too much booty, and a little too much shoulder," but at least she didn't run into any stilt walkers like her competition.
• : Federal agents give Al Sharpton's associates a rough wake-up call, rousing the good reverend's former chief of staff at 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday with a subpoena to hand over Sharpton's financial records. The clergymen's lawyer shrugs it off, saying "I can't think of a time when the Rev. Sharpton wasn't under investigation."
• : Trying to scare people from voting for this Obama character, the co-chair of Hillary Clinton's New Hampshire campaign spins warnings that the Republicans will attack Obama on his drug use. "It'll be, 'When was the last time? Did you ever give drugs to anyone? Did you sell them to anyone?' There are so many openings for Republican dirty tricks."
• Good vibrations: An in-depth look at Howard Stern's impact on the gay community finds that the shock jock is pro-gay and totally blowing the minds of his straight dude listeners, with his interviews with gay guests and discussion of gay topics. Journalist Jenny Stewart also reports that Stern has a growing base of gay and lesbian fans.
• No day in court, yet: A South African court postpones the case against the abusive dormitory matron at Oprah's girls' academy. We were so busy watching Lady O endorse Obama, we'd almost forgotten about this little snafu.
• The heat is on: Nobel prize-winning former VP Al Gore says the U.S. is "principally responsible" for the lack of progress at the U.N. climate conference in Bali.
• The medium is the message: Paramount and MTV announce that the latest installment of the Jackass epic won't hit a theater near you. Jackass 2.5 will be released straight to the Web, spoiling your chances to see the amazing cinematography on the big screen, but possibly revolutionizing film distribution.