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American Girl

"homeless" doll — "Gwen" — with a $95 price tag is marketed by

American Police Force

control of empty Hardin, Montana, jail is turned over to, despite the lengthy criminal record of the leader of, and despite the utter shadiness of the entire enterprise, because, as the deal-maker says, "What have we got to lose?"


guns are now allowed in bars in, unless there's a sign banning them, but if the sign has fallen down it's okay to bring them in

Bachmann, Representative Michele

• possibility is raised by that if health care reform passes, Planned Parenthood "could become a proprietor" for "school sex clinics" in "every school across the United States" and "someone's 13-year-old daughter could walk into a sex clinic, have a pregnancy test done, be taken away to the local Planned Parenthood abortion clinic, have their abortion, be back and go home on the school bus that night," and though the probability of such an event is roughly .0000001 in a gazillion bazillion, not a soul in the House chamber laughs out loud at

Beck, Glenn

• Vancouver is said by to have "lost, how much was it, they lost a billion dollars when they had the Olympics," which, of course, the city will host next year

Berlusconi, Silvio

• President Obama is idiotically referred to as "sun-tanned" by


• first infomercial by features attorney named Gary Kreep

Boehner, House Minority Leader John

astonishingly sheltered life of

Cheney, Liz

• threatened political future of

DeLay, Tom

• tango partner of is almost dropped by

Edwards, John

• more details from upcoming book by former toady for

• wife of may have finally had enough

Ensign, Senator John

• examination of the unethical-at-best and maybe even illegal efforts of to hush up the unhappy husband of the mistress of may yet end the career of

Family Guy

Disneyfication of

Fisher, Carrie

• observation by that "celebrity is just obscurity biding its time"


deleterious effects on brains of professional players of

Fox News

• Hugo Chavez is not a fan of

• lies by about President Obama are actually called "lies" on official White House blog

Franks, Rep. Trent

• spokeswoman for explains that statement by calling President Obama "an enemy of humanity" actually should have been worded "an enemy of unborn humanity"

Gingrich, Newt

527 group of rescinds Entrepreneur of the Year Award bestowed upon the owner of a topless club — the same award that was earlier given to and then quickly taken away from a porn executive

Grayson, Representative Alan

Democrats are urged by to show some "guts" after characterization of Republicans by as "foot-dragging, knuckle-dragging Neanderthals" whose health plan consists of wanting sick people to "die quickly" is not apologized for

King, Larry

• Michael Moore is asked by if he wrote "The Times They Are A-Changin'"

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