Here's How Brian Williams Found Out About Bin Laden

Matt Cherette · 05/03/11 12:56AM

On tonight's Late Show, Brian Williams took some time out to visit David Letterman and chat with him about the death of Osama bin Laden. After reviewing the day's papers with Letterman, Williams recounted the events that led to him finding out—and reacting to—the news that the US had killed the al Qaeda leader.

A Virtual Party Report from the 'Time 100' Gala

Brian Moylan · 04/27/11 02:50PM

Last night Time magazine had their big fancy shindig for its "100 Most Influential" list and many of the anointed showed up to Jazz at Lincoln Center to be rich, famous, and beautiful together.

Our invitation must have been lost in the mail, but we did send fictional freelancer Betsey Morgenstern to ask everyone some questions. No one responded to her querulous queries, but we have to print something, so here is what she asked everyone.

Tracy Jordan Goes on a Manic Media Blitz on 30 Rock

Matt Cherette · 04/21/11 11:35PM

Tonight, 30 Rock celebrated its 100th episode with a storyline about—what else?—TGS's mishap-ridden centennial. Following his fake trip to Africa, a despondent Tracy Jordan thought that he could get his mojo back by being offensive on some talk shows, like Rachael Ray, Live! and Today. He was wrong. And it was funny. Also: Two big cameos!

Brian Williams Can't Stop Making Fun of Brooklyn

Richard Lawson · 04/11/11 04:55PM

NBC News hero Brian Williams made us laugh last year with a very funny takedown of the New York Times' constant trend reporting on magical bobo borough Brooklyn. Well, he's at it again, only he's skipping the Times stuff and aiming squarely at Brooklyn this time.

Watch Jimmy Fallon Complain About President Obama to Brian Williams

Matt Cherette · 03/23/11 12:34AM

On tonight's Late Night, best guest ever Brian Williams stopped by for a chat with Jimmy Fallon. When the subject of conversation switched to Libya, Fallon got uncharacteristically angry/political and began bashing President Obama and his lack of communication.

Government Officials Join the Protesters in Egypt

John Cook · 02/04/11 12:59PM

Re-energized protesters kept up the pressure on Hosni Mubarak in the 11th day of massive demonstrations across Egypt today. The violence of the past two days seems to have abated, and prominent government figures have taken to the streets.