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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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Jon Stewart exposes government’s intimate relationship with insider trading (Video)

Jon Stewart exposes government’s intimate relationship with insider trading (Video)

By | April 24, 2013 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Last night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Stewart highlighted the flawed system that benefits the few, and leaves the rest of us majorly fucked. He did so by providing a brief tutorial on what's occurring in Congress in regards to insider trading and the banking system. So...

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Stephen Colbert calls Barack Obama out for ‘freaky bible three-way’ (Video)

Stephen Colbert calls Barack Obama out for ‘freaky bible three-way’ (Video)

By | January 22, 2013 at 10:37 am | No comments

Yesterday, President Barack Obama was sworn in for a second term in our nation's capital. And although there were plenty of distractions -- performances from Beyonce and Kelly Clarkson, to name a pair -- the thing Stephen Colbert was most distracted by was the fact that Obama...

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Barack Obama will hold a private screening of NBC’s new show ’1600 Penn’

Barack Obama will hold a private screening of NBC’s new show ’1600 Penn’

By | January 9, 2013 at 11:18 am | One comment

In the midst of ongoing discussion about possibly raising the debt ceiling, defending his choice for secretary of defense and monitoring a newly-formed committee to look into strengthening gun laws, President Barack Obama will take time from his busy schedule today to watch the...

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The Laughspin Interview with John Hodgman

The Laughspin Interview with John Hodgman

By | November 13, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments

There's only one man who can generate 16 hours of humorous, insightful and intelligent audio read by the likes of Patton Oswalt, Dick Cavett, Jon Hamm, Paul Rudd, Sarah Vowell, Brooke Shields, Scott Adsit, Robin Goldwasser, Jonathan Coulton, John Roderick and Rachel Maddow. His...

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Lewis Black: George Bush Jr. looks positively Jamaican compared to Mitt Romney (Video)

Lewis Black: George Bush Jr. looks positively Jamaican compared to Mitt Romney (Video)

By | November 9, 2012 at 4:15 pm | One comment

On last night’s Totally Biased, Lewis Black stopped by to chat with host W. Kamau Bell about sports, men’s fashion and low-calorie alternatives to cheeseburgers. JK! They talked about the election, you silly geese. What else would they talk about? In fact, the veteran...

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Vice President Joe Biden will guest star on Parks and Recreation (Video)

Vice President Joe Biden will guest star on Parks and Recreation (Video)

By | November 8, 2012 at 1:45 pm | No comments

When Parks and Recreation traveled to Washington D.C. for their season premiere in July, senators Barbara Boxer, Olympia Snowe, and John McCain all made cameos. It was not only exciting for viewers to watch, but also for Amy Poehler's character Leslie Knope, who's a feminist...

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David Letterman rips into Karl Rove for his super awkward election night analysis (Videos)

David Letterman rips into Karl Rove for his super awkward election night analysis (Videos)

By | November 8, 2012 at 10:58 am | No comments

The presidential election is over, but the news -- and more importantly, the videos being circulated -- surrounding the night Barack Obama won a second term, are far from over. You're probably aware that shortly after the famously conservative Fox News called the election for...

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