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Stephen Colbert blasts Rick Santorum for Nelson Mandela comparison (Video)

Stephen Colbert blasts Rick Santorum for Nelson Mandela comparison (Video)

By | December 10, 2013 at 10:53 am | No comments

Last night on the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert paid homage to iconic South African leader Nelson Mandela with his usual fare of humor. But he also took some time to blast Rick Santorum, former Republican presidential nominee and – god help us – likely nominee in 2016....

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Jon Stewart blasts Fox News for invoking his name (Video)

Jon Stewart blasts Fox News for invoking his name (Video)

By | November 1, 2013 at 11:45 am | One comment

It’s not uncommon for Jon Stewart to call out Fox News for its slanted reporting practices. But he took it to a new – and musical – level last night on The Daily Show. At the heart of the issue is that the conservative leaning cable news channel has been invoking...

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Richard Pryor’s daughter, Rain Pryor stars in parody about abortion regulations (Video)

Richard Pryor’s daughter, Rain Pryor stars in parody about abortion regulations (Video)

By | October 14, 2013 at 4:49 pm | No comments

Richard Pryor is known as one of the all-time great comedians for his controversial sets that took on the status quo. His daughter, comedienne Rain Pryor, follows in her father's footsteps with this edgy sketch about the ridiculous abortion regulations that seem to pop up...

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Al Madrigal of the Daily Show explains why Republicans refuse to reverse government shutdown (Video)

Al Madrigal of the Daily Show explains why Republicans refuse to reverse government shutdown (Video)

By | October 10, 2013 at 2:36 pm | No comments

Over the last few days, there’s been the implication in Washington that Republicans in the House of Representatives would actually vote to end this absurd partial government shutdown— if it weren’t for their insane local districts who may not reelect them. Of course, this...

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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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Lewis Black to Texas governor Rick Perry: Don’t F*ck with New York (Video)

Lewis Black to Texas governor Rick Perry: Don’t F*ck with New York (Video)

By | July 18, 2013 at 1:56 pm | One comment

So, if you’ve been paying close attention to the country’s political landscape recently, you may know that former presidential nominee and current Texas governor Rick Perry released an ad shitting all over New York in order to woo new businesses to the Lone Star state....

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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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