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— Derrik J. Lang. COLBERT’S ROMANTIC SHOUTOUT. He may play a pompous you-know-what on “The Colbert Report,” but Stephen Colbert just may win this year’s prize for the most romantic shoutout to a spouse by an Emmy winner. In his own way, of course. As he collected the first of his two Emmys, Colbert thanked his wife, Evelyn, or “Evie,” for being “so cruel and sexy.”. We didn’t know exactly what he meant about the “cruel” part, but we didn’t really need to.
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What happened to Rubio next fell into the abyss of church discreetness. He lost his dream job at the seminary a short time after the Vatican, then under Pope Benedict XVI, appointed the conservative Salvatore Cordileone to head the Archdiocese of San Francisco, which owns the seminary. “I think it was a difference in style, not politics,” Rubio said diplomatically. At St. Mary’s, Rubio says services in English and Spanish. Every day, he’s reminded he’s not at a bucolic seminary on the Peninsula. St. Mary’s runs one of the largest missions in the diocese for the poor, hungry and homeless. The church is often the last stop before the cemetery for victims of violence or despair.