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8 Best Lines From Boo-Filled Clinton, Trump Dinner

The GOP candidate was booed at Catholic charity gala

(Newser) - A day after Wednesday night's bad-tempered debate, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sat just one seat apart from each other at a New York City charity dinner . They were on either side of Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York, at the 71st Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner,... More »

Clinton, Trump to Dine Together Thursday Night

No one's really sure how the Alfred E. Smith dinner/roast is going to go

(Newser) - Fact-checkers held both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump over the fire for their remarks during Wednesday night's presidential debate, but on Thursday night, the candidates will get to roast each other free of the facts, CBS New York reports. It should prove to be an interesting evening at the... More »

At Rob Lowe's Roast, It's Ann Coulter Who's Scorched

Quite the hatefest

(Newser) - There is no shortage of fodder for a roast of Rob Lowe, but at the actor's Comedy Central taping on Saturday night, the blood in the water belonged to Ann Coulter and the sharks on the dais knew it, reports USA Today . Coulter knew it, telling the audience, "... More »

Comedy Central's Next Roast Victim: The Biebs

What the world—and Justin himself—has been waiting for for years

(Newser) - Calvin Klein model , Malala BFF , Orlando Bloom nemesis , and now … Comedy Central roastee? The comedy network has just made Justin Bieber's dream of allegedly the past few years come true by announcing that the 20-year-old singer will be the headliner at its next roast, scheduled to tape... More »

Cheney Cracks Joke About Waterboarding

Interrogation technique a punchline for Cheney, Rumsfeld at roast

(Newser) - Hey, did you hear the one about strapping people down and forcing them to inhale water so they feel like they're drowning? Waterboarding was just one of the questionable punchlines at a recent roast of Dick Cheney, according to attendees. Cheney told a joke—which he attributed to Jay... More »

Best Lines From Romney, Obama Roast

Candidates tweak each other, themselves, at charity dinner

(Newser) - The presidential candidates took a break from the campaign to poke fun at themselves and each other last night during the annual Alfred E. Smith charity dinner in Manhattan. Some highlights, from the New York Times and Washington Post :
  • Romney: "As President Obama surveys the Waldorf banquet room with
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Charlie Sheen Gets Roasted

Comedy Central fetes actor with raunchy roast

(Newser) - Charlie Sheen probably needs an intervention, but he got roasted instead last night on Comedy Central. Celebs roasters included William Shatner, Seth MacFarlane, Mike Tyson, Jon Lovitz, and Patrice O'Neal, and the Huffington Post has a rundown of the best zingers from the raunchfest:
  • Shatner: "Never ever forget
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Charlie Sheen Roast to Air on Night of Kutcher's Debut

It all goes down Sept. 19

(Newser) - Well, this is sure to be some combination of awkward and hilarious: Charlie Sheen will subject himself to a Comedy Central Roast. “You could say I've been providing kindling for this Roast for a while. It's time to light it up. It's going to be epic,... More »

Best Zingers From Hoff's Roast

And the promos are just as funny

(Newser) - Warning: The promos for Comedy Central’s roast of David Hasselhoff might just be enough to make you like the troubled actor again. The Baywatch star and German music phenom was roasted Sunday night by Comedy Central regulars like Gilbert Gottfried, as well as newcomers like Jerry Springer and Hulk... More »

Sykes to Roast Obama at Press Dinner

(Newser) - Wanda Sykes has been tapped to roast Barack Obama at this year’s White House Correspondents' Dinner on May 9. The lesbian comic will likely skewer the President’s anti-gay-marriage stance, but she has some skeletons of her own, the Los Angeles Times reports. After hearing about the engagement, “... More »

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