Palin’s Surprise Tonight Show Visit

Sarah Palin does it again, that maverick. The former Alaska governor made a surprise appearance on Conan O’Brien’s Tonight Show to do a dramatic reading of actor William Shatner’s autobiography, Up Till Now. Her short performance was a retort to Shatner’s readings of her own autobiography, Going Rogue. Both readings were accompanied by bongos. Dressed in her signature red, Palin shared passages from Shatner’s T.J. Hooker past and nights with Johnny Carson—specifically one when he said the host looked like Mr. Spock on a Star Trek episode (when Spock’s brain fell out). The audience, of course, was “stunned and delighted.”