Comedy's New King

"The first time Andy Samberg hosted a major awards show, the 2009 MTV Movie Awards, he was beamed from the USS Enterprise into Justin Timberlake's limo—naked. Four years later, in his opening monologue at the Film Independent Spirit Awards, he unleashed a giddy, expletive-laden tirade against Hollywood. It's really anyone's guess what kind of envelope-pushing antics the Berkeley native will employ when he hosts the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards this month."

Women on Wheels

"Like many women, Mai Leigh Chandler has fond childhood memories of roller-skating. She spent summer afternoons bumpily rolling down the streets of her Livermore neighborhood with wheels clamped to her tennis shoes, and she'd join friends for birthday parties and school trips at the local Roller King rink. But at 34, married with three kids and working a full-time job as a commercial property manager, she didn't expect to return to roller-skating. And she certainly didn't envision herself as a body-checking derby girl named 'Mae Daze.'"