Ann Coulter tried to explain away her antigay remark about Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards as a mere "schoolyard taunt." But as comedian Jim David points out, the calculating blond pressmonger knew exactly what she was doing—and her deliberate verbal gaffe betrays the conservative spirit at its most vile.
Who wouldn’t want to tell Rachel Griffiths their deepest secret? Considering her heart-raw turns in Six Feet Under and the modern classic Muriel’s Wedding, this warm, funny Aussie has a direct line to Empathy Central. Griffiths, 38, also costarred in My Best Friend’s Wedding, and she’s earning more BGF stripes as Sarah, the cool sister on the gay-happy prime-time soap Brothers & Sisters.