Catherine Thompson is a news writer for Talking Points Memo. Before joining TPM, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett and interned at The L Magazine. At New York University she served as the deputy managing editor of NYU's student newspaper, The Washington Square News. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Spider bites, Bradley Cooper, the situation in "North Ikea" -- those were just some of the oddball turns the conversation took in President Barack Obama's appearance on actor Zach Galifianakis' online celebrity faux-interview show "Between Two Ferns."
There was a lot of "crazy" for comedian Jon Stewart to review after last weekend's Conservative Political Action Conference, or as he calls it, "Burning Man for people who don’t do drugs and are afraid of fire.”