Conan O’Brien visits Microsoft, tries out for Halo 4 role

Microsoft yesterday announced a Nov. 6 release date for “Halo 4,” the next installment in the blockbuster video-game series for Xbox 360, which is being developed for the first time by Microsoft’s 343 Industries — the first Halo game to be made outside the auspices of the franchise’s original creators at the Bungie game development… Read More


Conan O’Brien tests the limits of Bill Gates’ charity … and other quotes of the week

The best insights, observations, comments, tweets and random zingers we heard this week. “Just tried to donate to the @GatesFoundation. Curiously, they refused to accept my ’92 Ford Taurus.” — Conan O’Brien, on Twitter, during a visit to Seattle last week. (Via Linda Thomas) “Thanks for swinging by. … We just finished the new campus… Read More