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Jay Leno cancels National Shooting Sports Foundation headlining gig

Jay Leno cancels National Shooting Sports Foundation headlining gig

By | November 20, 2014 at 10:54 am | No comments

Hours after we posted a story yesterday about Jay Leno headlining a gun group's annual Shot Show, Leno announced he was canceling his appearance. “Jay was asked to do what was positioned as a sportsman show, and when he found out it was a pro gun lobby show, he cancelled,”...

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Jay Leno headlining gun group’s annual Shot Show, National Shooting Sports Foundation boasts $1,250 ticket packages

Jay Leno headlining gun group’s annual Shot Show, National Shooting Sports Foundation boasts $1,250 ticket packages

By | November 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments

Jay Leno will headline the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual Shot Show State of the Industry dinner, for which ticket packages run up to $1,250; individual tickets are $115-$135. The stand-up gig goes down Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, where...

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Chris Rock’s SNL monologue tackles Boston marathon, Freedom Tower, gun control (Video)

Chris Rock’s SNL monologue tackles Boston marathon, Freedom Tower, gun control (Video)

By | November 2, 2014 at 1:32 pm | No comments

Opening with the Boston Marathon bombing, Chris Rock delivered a Saturday Night Live monologue unlike the light-hearted fare offered by most SNL hosts. Some online are claiming the old standby arguments against such a bit: “It’s too soon” and “sometimes there are things...

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Jon Stewart baffled over the annual NRA convention (Video)

Jon Stewart baffled over the annual NRA convention (Video)

By | May 7, 2013 at 1:02 pm | No comments

The NRA held its annual convention this past weekend, and it’s surprisingly the only public meeting where people are allowed into the facilities with firearms of any kind, but banned from entering if they possess any food item containing chickpeas. According to Jon Stewart on...

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Hey, United States government: please watch John Oliver’s gun control series on The Daily Show

Hey, United States government: please watch John Oliver’s gun control series on The Daily Show

By | April 26, 2013 at 11:59 am | No comments

If you haven’t been watching The Daily Show’s series on gun control, please do yourself a favor and catch up with the trio of videos below. Last night the final segment aired, wrapping up what has proven to be the most compelling news coverage on the topic since the United...

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Jim Carrey becomes Charlton Heston in musical satire about gun control (Video)

Jim Carrey becomes Charlton Heston in musical satire about gun control (Video)

By | March 25, 2013 at 10:09 am | 5 comments

Jim Carrey has proven himself as a talented comedic and dramatic actor, but can be pull off the title of biting social satirist? That’s for you to decide, Laughspinners. In his latest project he becomes the singer in a band called Lonesome Earl and the Clutterbusters – indie...

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