: After Steve Carell refuses to cross picket lines, The Office halts production, and writers and actors (including Radar fav Mindy Kaling) from the show make a YouTube video—that is downloaded excessively without compensation.
• Definition of irony: Officials for the Simi Valley Ronald Reagan Library cannot recall where 80,000 missing artifacts, including pieces from Reagan's prize belt buckle collection might have gone. They blame a "near universal" breakdown in security that allowed widespread theft by insiders. And probably Ollie North.
• : Rosie O'Donnell says a prime-time slot at MSNBC is no longer in the cards. Her blog, written in strange modernist verse, reports, "poof/my career as a pundit is over/b4 it began."
• : John McCain says ChristCo pro-lifer Pat Robertson's endorsement of Rudy Giuliani was one of those times when "I am left speechless." Other times: whenever Rudy mentions waterboarding.
• : President Bush reports, "If you lived in Iraq and had lived under tyranny, you'd be saying: 'God, I love freedom.'" French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who happens to be on hand, quietly considers another 60 Minutes-style walk-out.
• : Bob Saget gives his endorsement of former Full House costar Ashley Olsen's recent gallivanting with Lance Armstrong. And then tells a story about the Olsen twins and a donkey erection.