Rachel Maddow is pretty great, right? We had no idea she had a doctorate from Oxford! Also—she's gay? We learned those things and other things in a Times piece about how Chris Matthews better watch his back. Now some say they're totally gay for her but we are still holding out until we see how she is with her own show, because not even she could make Air America listenable. Below, a clip of her filling in for Keith Olbermann, in which she tells the story of the day she didn't appear on Fox News.

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