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Barack Obama will guest on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Barack Obama will guest on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

By | October 20, 2011 at 2:15 pm | No comments

NBC just announced that President Barack Obama will be Jay Leno's special guest on the Tonight Show's episode this coming Tuesday. It will be Obama's fourth appearance on the show. The Prez visited the show in 2006 and 2007 while he was campaigning and once again in March of...

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Watch Will Ferrell reprise his George W. Bush in light of Bid Laden death

By | May 4, 2011 at 11:19 am | No comments

It was only a matter of time -- and not a lot of time, at all -- that Funny Or Die went live with a proper video reaction to Osama Bin Laden's death. And it's no surprise the hugely popular video site chose to go with its hugely popular co-owner Will Ferrell to star in it. In...

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Barack Obama’s chief economist is a comedian, has appeared on the Daily Show

By | September 10, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments

Austan Goolsbee, President Obama’s Chief Economist on the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, is set to take over as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, according to the Washington Post. But if you think all government officials—especially economists—are boring,...

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Michael Ian Black defends Obama, blasts Tea Party slander during stand-up set

By | August 23, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments

In case you haven't heard already, Michael Ian Black is a stallion. And if you sneak up behind him, chances are you'll be kicked. Hard. In the teeth. And balls. Case in point: Black's Saturday night tirade on a stand-up stage in Columbus, Ohio. After the subject of Obama was...

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Janeane Garofalo: I'm disgusted by the Obama administration

By | June 24, 2010 at 8:10 am | 3 comments

For years, comedian and proud, progressive activist Janeane Garofalo has been criticized by Right wing pundits who take pride in calling her just another product of Hollywood's misdirected liberal elite. But if Garofalo is one thing, it's honest. Sure, she was an outspoken...

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Obama chooses Jon Stewart over Stephen Colbert

By | February 22, 2010 at 10:24 am | No comments

If there’s one thing Obama has succeeded at across the board from day one, it’s having a sense of humor about himself. He’s appeared on Leno, Letterman, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and even performed in a pre-taped sketch on The Colbert Report. But in a recent...

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Jimmy Dore: Waging war on stupidity

By | July 30, 2008 at 3:46 am | No comments

In this time of national turmoil, political fear and uncertainty – laughing yet? –emerges a voice of reason, of strength and of hope. Not Obama, you silly geese. Even better: Citizen Jimmy – comedian Jimmy Dore – premieres his one-hour Comedy Central special this week....

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Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies

By | June 9, 2008 at 1:02 am | No comments

For comedians who have impressed the masses on television and in movies, it's easy for them to slip quietly away from their roots in stand-up comedy. For many, it turns out that the sweating and the toiling on smoky stages was just a means to an end. And for Dana Carvey the end...

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