Leonard Maltin and Mike Tyson have a charming discussion about Oscar season:
Economix blog: Simon Johnson wonders if the U.S. really has a fiscal crisis?
New York Times' Gail Collins on the increasing possibility of a government shutdown.
A clip of Best Supporting Actress nominee Melissa Leo in her soap opera days (All my Children) has surfaced and it contains one of the most hysterical cat fights I've ever seen. The academy should give her an Oscar for this clip.