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President Obama pummels Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)

President Obama pummels Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)

By | March 11, 2014 at 1:54 pm | One comment

President Barack Obama sure came in swinging on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. The Campaign star, who usually demeans his guests in a self-conscious fit of subdued rage, got taken to task when "Community Organizer" Obama came on to his talk show to encourage young...

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Bill Clinton tops the list of Jay Leno joke targets, study says

Bill Clinton tops the list of Jay Leno joke targets, study says

By | February 7, 2014 at 8:49 am | No comments

Jay Leno concluded his nearly 22 year-run as the host of The Tonight Show yesterday and many are celebrating his reign by remembering their favorite late-night moments ("What the hell were you thinking?!"). One group of researchers chose to take reminiscing a step further. A...

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Saturday Night Live introduces anti-depressant for Barack Obama (Video)

Saturday Night Live introduces anti-depressant for Barack Obama (Video)

By | November 17, 2013 at 10:29 am | No comments

The concerned folks at Saturday Night Live have a solution for President Barack Obama's second-term blues: Paxil. The difference, though, is that this anti-depressant isn't for regular people. Check out Jay Pharoah as Obama below. Sign up to get funny daily videos and...

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Key and Peele introduce an anger translator for Michelle Obama (Video)

Key and Peele introduce an anger translator for Michelle Obama (Video)

By | October 17, 2013 at 6:29 pm | No comments

In case you missed last night’s episode of Key and Peele, or you just want to relive the magic of the latest sketch featuring Luther, Barack Obama’s anger translator, we’ve lovingly embedded it below. The twist here is that we find out Michelle Obama has her own...

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Jon Stewart asks Republicans: Are you familiar with how the world works? (Video)

Jon Stewart asks Republicans: Are you familiar with how the world works? (Video)

By | October 1, 2013 at 1:42 pm | No comments

Last night’s Daily Show opened with a glorious seven-minute rant by Jon Stewart, in which he blasts Republicans in the House of Representatives for causing the partial government shutdown currently playing out. At the heart of Stewart’s frustration is that Republicans refuse...

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John Hodgman tweet begins flurry of healthcare testimonials from young people

John Hodgman tweet begins flurry of healthcare testimonials from young people

By | October 1, 2013 at 11:22 am | One comment

As our country slipped into a partial government shutdown during the wee hours this morning, comedian, author and Daily Show contributor John Hodgman tweeted out a message to his nearly one million followers: "Young people: sign up for healthcare. Take it from me--YOU ARE NOT...

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Watch Cory Booker perform comedy

Watch Cory Booker perform comedy

By | August 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments

Last night, Newark, NJ mayor and a newly anointed candidate for U.S. Senate -- one whom was just endorsed by President Barack Obama -- performed stand-up comedy. It wasn't exactly a pure experience, in that there was no real threat of getting heckled nor was he performing for an...

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Comedy shows once again pick up the slack for mainstream news (Infographic)

Comedy shows once again pick up the slack for mainstream news (Infographic)

By | July 3, 2013 at 9:37 am | No comments

For a long time now, late night television audiences have grown to trust shows like The Daily Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to provide them with an accurate summary of the day's news. And there's nothing wrong with learning about the smaller stories through an opening...

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Watch Conan O’Brien’s full speech from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Watch Conan O’Brien’s full speech from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

By | April 28, 2013 at 3:33 pm | No comments

Last night Conan O’Brien delivered a masterful 27-minute speech at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington D.C. With great joy (and a gavel), the late-night veteran’s barbs ranged in tone from light-hearted tributes to sharp commentary. It marked the second...

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