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Wheel of Fortune Fails Too Much for Pat Sajak

He briefly walks off set

(Newser) - Pat Sajak just could not handle all the failure on Monday's Wheel of Fortune. Contestants were trying to solve a four-word answer to the question, "What are you doing?" but the first set of contestants had just one letter to go on: a single "N." Their... More »

Pat Sajak: Climate Change Tweet Was 'Hyperbole'

'Wheel of Fortune' host backtracks, a little

(Newser) - Pat Sajak isn't apologizing for the controversial tweet in which he called climate change believers "unpatriotic racists," but he is backtracking—a little. "As most of you know, original Tweet was intended to parody the name-calling directed at climate skeptics. Hyperbole," the Wheel of Fortune... More »

Pat Sajak: Climate Change Believers Are 'Racists'

Also 'unpatriotic,' 'alarmists,' says Wheel of Fortune host

(Newser) - Pat Sajak: fun-loving game show host and, apparently, prolific tweeter of anti-liberal jokes. This came to much of the world's attention on Monday night, when the Wheel of Fortune host tweeted : "I now believe global warming alarmists are unpatriotic racists knowingly misleading for their own ends. Good night.... More »

Wheel of Fortune Sees Best Solve Ever

Contestant solves puzzle with just two letters provided

(Newser) - America is suddenly abuzz about Wheel of Fortune again, and no, you haven't woken up in the '80s. Emil, a contestant on last night's show, had what appeared to be a nearly-impossible Bonus Puzzle to solve. After running the provided letters and his own guessed letters, only... More »

Sajak: Vanna and I Did Wheel of Fortune Drunk

Early tapes would be fun to watch, he tells Dan LeBatard

(Newser) - Warming Glow unearthed this gem of an interview from Tuesday, in which Pat Sajak gives an unequivocal "Yes" when asked if he ever hosted Wheel of Fortune drunk. It seems there was a Mexican restaurant he and Vanna White liked to visit during their dinner breaks when the... More »

Olbermann Hits Back at Sajak—Again

His talk show was replaced by 'Silk Stalkings'

(Newser) - Pat Sajak certainly ruffled Keith Olbermann's feathers yesterday, when the talk show host apologized on his blog for being the one who introduced Olbermann to America. Olbermann took to Twitter to swing back ... then swung again and again . But he saved the best dig for last: "I think if... More »

Pat Sajak: I'm Sorry for Introducing Olbermann to America

He puts up clip from his long-gone talk show

(Newser) - Pat Sajak says he "introduced Keith Olbermann to America" via his 1989 talk show, and now he'd like to apologize. "I’m not sure how he morphed into the bitter-sounding, hate-mongering name-caller he’s become, but I’m sorry he did," Sajak writes on his Ricochet blog... More »

Woman Wins Wheel With Single Letter

'Super competitive' contestant wows host Sajak

(Newser) - A Wheel of Fortune contestant put one letter on the board—then correctly guessed the entire puzzle, reports Huffington Post. Caitlin Burke of New Jersey won a trip to the Caribbean for figuring out the (oh-so-appropriate) phrase, “I’ve got a good feeling about this,” with the letter... More »

Pat Sajak: Limit Public Employees' Right to Vote

Sometimes there's too much of a conflict of interest, he says

(Newser) - Pat Sajak says he doesn't allow family or friends to play Wheel of Fortune because it would be a conflict of interest. By the same logic—and this is where the slope gets very slippery—he wonders whether state and federal employees should be allowed to vote in elections on... More »

Pat Sajak: I Am Obama's Game Show Czar

Conservative host mocks big government

(Newser) - Pat Sajak has exciting news: "I am about to be named Federal Game Show Czar," he writes at the conservative Ricochet blog. He's kidding, but the decidedly right-of-center talk show host uses his snarky essay to mock the Obama administration's big-government ways. Forget winners and losers, he writes.... More »

Best Celebrity Websites

Stars who deliver on the net, from the editors at PC Magazine

(Newser) - The editors at PC magazine gave high marks to sites they found imaginative (Jeff Bridges), surprising (Pat Sajack), or loaded with great content (Beck). And they dismissed money-hungry sites with a lot of gated content. Here, their faves:
  1. Jeff Bridges (
  2. Tyra Banks (
  3. Ken Jennings
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