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Tina Fey is the funniest woman alive.

Back to her former show for the third straight week as GOP Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin, she opened Saturday Night Live with a debate against Jason Sudeikis, who portrayed Democratic nominee Joe Biden (and wasn't bad himself).

Sarah Palin Style

Queen Latifah also guest starred as moderator Gwen Ifill.

The faux V.P. debate - the latest Sarah Palin sketch in what is becoming SNL's best political parody ever - features more funny lines from Tina Fey than we can count.

We highly recommend watching the 10-minute exchange below:

"I believe marriage is a sacred institution between two unwilling teenagers."

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Last week's Saturday Night Live opening sketch - which featured Tina Fey as Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Amy Poehler as former First Lady Hillary Clinton - was such a hit that Fey reprised her hilarious impersonation last night.

It doesn't hurt that Palin provides so much material. As Tina herself said after last week, she hopes to never portray this character ever again after November. But we're grateful for the funny cameos on her former show in the meantime.

Sarah Palin Style

This time, CBS News' Katie Couric (Poehler) sits down with the Republican V.P. candidate. You would not believe some of the things Sarah Palin had to say about New Yorkers, her visit to the U.N., her plans for foreign affairs and more. Check it out ...

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Given that Tina Fey and Sarah Palin are already noted look-alikes, it was only a matter of time until the Saturday Night Live alumna parodied the Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate on the late night comedy show.

Not only is Fey a dead-ringer for Sarah Palin, but her accent was downright hilarious in last night's "non-partisan" sketch skewering the 2008 presidential election.

Sarah Palin, Newsweek

Amy Poehler, while bearing no physical resemblance to Hillary Clinton, is nonetheless funny as the former First Lady in this faux, joint press conference ...

"I believe global warming is just God hugging us a little closer!"

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One stars on 30 Rock. The other was just chosen as a possible Vice President of the United States. We can only hope there's an episode of the NBC comedy this fall in which Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) is mistaken for Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

See below ...

Witless Bully

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Thanks to People magazine for this great collection of celebrity quotes, featuring a pair of our favorite engaged celebrities and much more ...

"I'm a huge fan of gays. They love me; I love them."
- Tori Spelling

President and Mrs. Obama

"Four words: Treasury Secretary Hannah Montana."
- Barack Obama, in a sketch at the CMT Awards, where he, Hillary Clinton and John McCain each tried to persuade Miley Cyrus to give them tickets

"I can't wait for the story about how I'm really in a gay relationship and this is all just a cover."
- Pete Wentz on rumors that he got Ashlee Simpson pregnant

  "It makes my butt look big, and I like that."
- Sara Evans (with fiancé Jay Barker), on her skin-tight dress at the CMT Awards

"She wore a power suit and had a teeny, tiny resume made of candy. That you don't find in the suburbs, I don't think."
Tina Fey on her daughter applying for preschool in New York City

"Wow, wow, wow... Can I meet you?"
- Snoop Dogg to LeAnn Rimes

"I was always pale. And I'm glad that I can be open about my paleness now."
- Evan Rachel Wood

"It's incredible to be young, live here and not have to clean up your dorm room."
- Gossip Girl hunk Penn Badgley, on being a successful actor in N.Y. City

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After Britney Spears' not entirely terrible, image-boosting appearance helped CBS' How I Met Your Mother earn its highest ratings of all time Monday, another hit sitcom reportedly has its sights set on a guest role for the pop singer.

Executive producer, creator and star Tina Fey says she wouldn't mind if Britney Spears popped up on her hilarious, hit NBC series 30 Rock.

"We would love to work with Britney Spears," Fey said. "I've worked with her twice on Saturday Night Live and she was very professional and nice."

Britney Spears would be on 30 Rock if Tina Fey had her way. Of course, that would require them not to mock Spears (a la South Park) ... which may be a tall order.

Fey also has her eyes set on another A-lister: Oprah.

"I want Oprah to play my best friend," Fey said. "I want to spend time with Oprah Winfrey, and I don't know what I need to do to make it happen."

30 Rock returns April 10 with new episodes following the writers' strike. Getting back to work wasn't easy, Tina Fey admitted.

"The strike was a bit like the maternity leave that I didn't have, except for my duties on the union line," said Fey, who has a daughter Alice, 2. "Now my daughter is old enough to say, ‘You don't go to work, you stay inside.' That breaks my heart."

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Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin partied together at the Gotham Magazine Gala in New York City last week, and grace that publications cover this month.

Here are some excerpts from the 30 Rock stars' interview ...

Tina Fey: I think Alec being on the show bought 30 Rock a lot of time. He's such a brilliant actor and he's not someone you get to see for free on TV. He absolutely bought us the whole first year. But I think that people who see the show really do like it; it's just a question of getting people to try it out. We have the label of a "low-rated" or "poorly rated" show, but it's weird, because on the same day I'll see us referred to as "the low-rated 30 Rock" I'll read "the hit show Gossip Girl." We rate higher than Gossip Girl, but there's a different expectation on NBC than the CW.

Gotham: Have you seen Gossip Girl?

Tina Fey: No, but the children on it are very beautiful.

Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin team up for the brilliance that is 30 Rock.

Gotham: What are your resolutions for 2008?

Tina Fey: An attempt at a less vulgar life. Less cursing, less bile. I sort of got into trouble last year I went on Howard Stern and ran my mouth a little bit about Paris Hilton [Fey said Hilton is a "piece of $h!t" and "looks like a tranny" among other things.] Not only was that not the right way for a 37-year-old woman to behave, but I went to my gynecologist for my yearly checkup shortly thereafter and she was like, "I read that thing [you said about Paris Hilton] in the paper. That was very hostile. Are you all right?" So, starting there: being less vulgar and hostile.

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As the entertainment world mourns the loss of Heath Ledger, the Screen Actors Guild awards went on as scheduled Sunday in Los Angeles.

Here's a look at this year's SAG award winners from film and TV:

Javier Bardem at Cannes

FILM

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Julie Christie, Away From Her

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Javier Bardem (pictured), No Country For Old Men

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Ruby Dee, American Gangster

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
No Country for Old Men

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In news almost as shocking as Lindsay Lohan going to bed with Heath Ledger, Paula Abdul was a train wreck during her stint as Saturday Night Live host in 2005.

So reports Tina Fey in the latest issue of Playboy.

Wicked Game Rendition

"I was pregnant [with daughter Alice] at the time and probably a little moody, but I remember thinking, 'She's a disaster! I gotta prop this lady up and get her on TV,'" Fey, who was head writer of the series at the time, shared.

Fey said Abdul was "disastrous ... in the way she generally appears to be. "It was an American Idol sketch; she wanted to change parts. So Amy Poehler had to play her."

A year later, the 30 Rock actress spotted Abdul on a flight.

"We both looked at each other like, 'Do I know that girl?'" she said. "And then we both had that moment of recognition, and she was like, 'uuuggh.' I saw it register on her face that she had had a terrible time with us."

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The Writers Guild of America is currently on strike, as Hollywood's writers angle for higher royalty payments and wages. Well, that's bad enough - but coupled with recent Dancing with the Stars results, it's a recipe for disaster.

Below, Tina Fey and others protest the ridiculous, criminal ousting of Sabrina Bryan, which was announced on last week's results show. The best dancer this season by far, Bryan was the (Cheetah) girl to beat. Now she's watching with the rest of us on TV, comforted only by Mark Ballas. Life is not fair.

Tina Fey and fellow writers protest a grave Dancing with the Stars injustice.

In all seriousness, we hope that the writers strike is resolved soon. You gotta love her concern for Sabrina Bryan, but we need Tina Fey back doing what she does best - writing those hilarious 30 Rock quotes week after week.

Tina Fey Biography

Tina Fey in Vanity Fair Tina Fey is a funny, funny lady. She is known best for three things: Hilarious 30 Rock quotes Being the head writer of Saturday Night... More »
Born
Birthplace
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
Full Name
Elizabeth Stamatina Fey
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