03/05/2006 09:27 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Oscar Watch: Crash

"I'm all excited," Bill Maher told me as we were driving to the Vanity Fair dinner, "that there is one party that we aren't going to have to see Paris Hilton at."

Friday night on Real Time, Graydon Carter told Bill Maher that he would not be seeing Paris Hilton at a Vanity Fair party. "On second thought," Bill said, "she'll be there if she has to burrow in through the air-conditioning system. Like Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible."