The Washington Post

Let me lift the veil of mystery. She is Allison Davis, a journalist who at once scared and awed teenage me during my internships at NBC News.

Even by today’s don’t-stop-looking-at-me-ever standards, she’s kind of outdone herself.

The 81-year-old raw, rude and uproarious queen of comedy is dead.

The joy generated by the Pharrell Williams song is simply irresistible.

I am a firm believer in the importance of keeping alcohol in the toolbox of diplomacy.