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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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W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish

W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish

By | November 10, 2014 at 11:43 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- If Friday’s comedians at Fun Fun Fun Fest contended with the low lows of celebrity and popular culture, Saturday’s theme might as well have been “Damn the man, save the Empire.” Politics, politics, and more politics. W. Kamau Bell’s set, for example,...

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Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart Midterm Election coverage last night end of an era

Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart Midterm Election coverage last night end of an era

By | November 5, 2014 at 5:29 pm | No comments

For many, last night was a mix of emotions. For some it was a day to proudly cast a vote, making their voices heard and fulfilling an age-old civic duty. For those opposed, it was a day to protest through inaction, decrying what they see as a faulty system. For the apathetic...

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Jon Stewart apologizes after telling Christiane Amanpour he didn’t vote in Midterm Elections

Jon Stewart apologizes after telling Christiane Amanpour he didn’t vote in Midterm Elections

By | November 5, 2014 at 11:11 am | No comments

Jon Stewart, during an appearance on Christiane Amanpour’s show on CNN yesterday claimed he didn’t vote in the Midterm Elections. Later that night, however, at the top of the live election coverage on The Daily Show, Stewart said he was only joking and apologized to viewers...

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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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ISIS ridiculed by Middle Eastern sketch comedy…are these the bravest comedians ever? (Videos)

ISIS ridiculed by Middle Eastern sketch comedy…are these the bravest comedians ever? (Videos)

By | October 29, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments

When you think of some of the best line-crossing, politically incorrect comedians in America, your mind likely travels to the likes of Bill Burr, Doug Stanhope or Jim Norton. And while they continuously push boundaries at the peril of losing an audience, I’d submit that their...

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Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart join for live Rosewater event

Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart join for live Rosewater event

By | October 29, 2014 at 12:14 am | No comments

Stephen Colbert will interview Jon Stewart live in front of a New York City audience on Nov. 13 at 7:30 pm EST. Luckily for those of you outside of New York, the event will be broadcast throughout select movie theaters across the country. The conversation will be pegged to...

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Hannibal Buress, The Lucas Brothers really want you to vote during Midterm elections (Video)

Hannibal Buress, The Lucas Brothers really want you to vote during Midterm elections (Video)

By | October 27, 2014 at 4:34 pm | No comments

Comedians Hannibal Buress and The Lucas Brothers really want you to vote during Midterm elections on Nov. 4. How do we know they really want you to vote? Well, we don’t really know they actually care if you vote or not, but it seems they do based on the pair of videos below....

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Jimmy Dore book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You blasts liberals, conservatives and pundits

Jimmy Dore book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You blasts liberals, conservatives and pundits

By | October 8, 2014 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Political comedian Jimmy Dore lets you know what's wrong with your relationship with America in his new book Your Country Is Just Not That Into You: How the Media, Wall Street, and Both Political Parties Keep on Screwing You --- Even After You've Moved On (Running Press). No one...

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