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This morning in random but delightful TV pairings, Bill Clinton and Mindy Kaling discuss their favorite holiday books on Today. After a brief aside to assure viewers that his wife and Barack Obama are doing everything they can to help stabilize North Korea, Clinton mused that books are “a wonderful way to get away from the helter-skelter of your life and throw yourself into something else” and the duo launched into their selections.
Kaling’s picks were pretty populist, including Stephen King, the photo book LADY GAGA x TERRY RICHARDSON, and even that book Gwyneth Paltrow wrote. Her top choice, to no one’s surprise, was Tina Fey’s Bossypants — and Clinton approved: “I love Tina Fey!” he said. “I think she is so funny.” The former president’s recommendations were stately and largely highbrow, including Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations, which he reads every year. Watch the thoroughly enjoyable segment after the jump, and make sure to stick around till the end, when poor Ann Curry tries to pronounce the name of Irish poet Seamus Heaney and says “semen” instead. … Read More
Today at Flavorpill, we felt kind of depressed after watching the cast of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory reunite on the Today Show, 40 years later. We thought that Ed Harris made a pretty decent John McCain in this still from HBO’s upcoming film Game Change. We were impressed by… Read More
Today at Flavorpill, we wished The Atlantic a happy 153rd birthday. We decided that only Oprah was powerful enough to reunite the daytime talk dream team of Ricki Lake, Phil Donahue, Geraldo Rivera, Sally Jessy Raphael, and Montel Williams. We were depressed by how little today’s teens know about… Read More
Today at Flavorpill, we fell in love with Marc Ruygrok’s typographic sculptures. We discovered that Robyn and AC/DC actually make awesome mashup buddies. We laughed out loud over bits of Fast Company’s interview with Paul Vasquez, aka the Double Rainbow Guy, about his viral video. (A snippet: “When I shot… Read More