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Chuck Woolery Makes A Love Connection With Socialist Catheters

Chuck Woolery, iconic former host of game shows like Scrabble and The Love Connection, is also a conservative activist and pundit, but he's got a new gig that has him enjoying a golden shower of big government cash. While Chuck is no fan of government spending, he makes an explicit pitch for some sweet, sweet teat-milk in a new ad for Medical Direct Club's Virtually Pain Free Catheters.
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The 25 Greatest Game Shows Ever, In Honor Of The Daytime Emmys

Big bucks, expensive vowels, and a million cackling Whammies.

The Daytime Emmys are this Sunday, and for the first time ever, there’s a gay nominee for Best Game Show Host — the marvelous and frightfully funny Billy Eichner. Wahoo! To celebrate, let’s rank the 25 best game shows of all time. Get out your purse and prepare to buy some vowels, gents.

25. Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?: Sorry Double Dare, but Carmen Sandiego is the greatest kids’ game ever. It made geography cool while highlighting the glamorous felonies of a femme fatale. I wish more TV shows concluded with the entire cast yelling in unison, “Do it, Rockapella!”

24. Let’s Make a Deal: Carol Merrill and Monty Hall could woo you into anything. Though if you’re already wearing a chicken outfit, you probably don’t need much coercing.

23. Sale of the Century: Jim Perry
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The 8 Best Game Show Hosts of the 1980s

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8. Chuck Woolery ("Wheel of Fortune," "Love Connection," "Scrabble"): Chuck Woolery was the original host of "Wheel of Fortune," but lost the gig to the smarmy wet blanket, Pat Sajack, after a salary dispute. Almost all of Woolery's episodes have been permanently lost, as NBC had a habit of wiping tapes to save money.

Where Is He Now? The man is over 70, so he's not doing much. His most recent show was "Lingo" on Gsn, which ran from 2002-2007. I don't know where it aired, but in 2003, there was also a reality show that tracked Woolery's daily life.

7. Ray Combs: ("Family Feud"): Combs started out as a warm-up act for sitcoms, including "Amen." He had very little experience when he was selected, but Combs was behind the revitalization of the show, after replacing Richard Dawson. However, after six years, Richard Dawson replaced Combs again. Combs last words on "Family Feud,
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Haley Barbour's Exit Leaves Sad Gop 2012 Field

Now that Haley Barbour, one of the savviest politicos around, has dropped out of the presidential race, we may as just make Tim Pawlenty the Republicans' Bob Dole for 2012 and be done with it-at least he won't embarrass the party when he loses, says Matt Latimer.

It is a tough time to be a Republican political junkie. This year's presidential election is deteriorating so badly that it may be time to write the whole thing off. It's never too early to start thinking about Marco Rubio vs. Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Related story on The Daily Beast: Should We Hit Gaddafi Next?

Pity the sad sacks still glued to the current campaign, which, according to polls, does not include the majority of the American electorate. Our likely voters care more about Kate Middleton's second cousins than they do about the folks who would lead them for the next four years.

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