(CNN) - As Election Day gets closer, the rhetoric gets more intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things you might have missed.
Miller? Miller? Miller?
Ben Stein - famous for his role in the '80s movie classic "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and his political/economic commentary - took to the pages of the Alaska Dispatch to blast Tea Party-backed Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller, calling him a "dangerous, stupid clown."
You know you've made it when ...
"Saturday Night Live" parodies you. The latest person to feel the love is New York gubernatorial candidate Jimmy McMillan, running for the "Rent Is Too Damn High" party. Actor Keenan Thompson gets two gloves up from critics.
Photo of the day: Harry Reid's dance moves
If Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid fails to win re-election, he may have a backup plan: as a contestant on ABC's "Dancing With The Stars."