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Jon Stewart invokes Pee-Wee Herman, challenges North Carolina’s gay marriage ban (Video)

Jon Stewart invokes Pee-Wee Herman, challenges North Carolina’s gay marriage ban (Video)

By | May 10, 2012 at 1:56 pm | No comments

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart responded to the gay marriage ban recently voted into law by North Carolina by pointing out the “collateral damage amongst the heteros,” that outlawing civil unions causes. No worries, though, says Stewart. It's a step towards...

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Read the scrapped Barack Obama sketch from SNL about Osama bin Laden

Read the scrapped Barack Obama sketch from SNL about Osama bin Laden

By | May 7, 2012 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live had a great showing this past weekend. As it turns out, though, one sketch that was planned to run got scrapped. In the sketch, President Obama, portrayed as per usual by Fred Armisen, addresses the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, and reminds America...

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Watch Jimmy Kimmel and Barack Obama be equally funny at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Watch Jimmy Kimmel and Barack Obama be equally funny at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

By | April 30, 2012 at 2:36 pm | No comments

As you all know, the White House Correspondents’ Dinner went down this past Saturday in Washington D.C. If you don’t know what that is, it’s a yearly event, wherein politicians, jounrnalists, celebrities and quasi-celebrities sit in a huge room and eat and drink free food....

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Barack Obama slow jams with Jimmy Fallon and also talks about boring political stuff (Videos)

Barack Obama slow jams with Jimmy Fallon and also talks about boring political stuff (Videos)

By | April 25, 2012 at 2:35 pm | No comments

President Barack Obama made a special guest appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon's signature installment, "Slow Jamming The News." The segment focused on the President's call to Congress to prevent rates from doubling on federal Stafford student loans before legislation...

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Despite appeal, comedian Adel Imam sentenced to jail for blasphemy

Despite appeal, comedian Adel Imam sentenced to jail for blasphemy

By | April 25, 2012 at 12:51 pm | No comments

Sometimes we forget how lucky we are in the United States to have a (nearly) unrestricted freedom of speech. This week, Egyptian court upheld a conviction against Adel Imam (he was originally tried in February but appealed), one of the leading comedy actors of the Arab world....

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Catholic League emails Daily Show’s ‘Vagina Manger’ photo because that’s what God would do

Catholic League emails Daily Show’s ‘Vagina Manger’ photo because that’s what God would do

By | April 23, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments

It’s likely you’ve been following the recent brouhaha between Jon Stewart and conservative Christian groups over a graphic, wherein a Christmas manger was Photoshopped between the legs of a naked woman during the April 16 episode of The Daily Show. Well, the issue isn’t...

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Did Sarah Silverman go too far with abortion satire on Twitter?

Did Sarah Silverman go too far with abortion satire on Twitter?

By | April 20, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 13 comments

You may have heard Sarah Silverman has once again come under fire-- this time for a pair of tweets some people are calling a cry for attention, while others have celebrated as a poignant political statement. The outspoken comedian tweeted a photo of herself, exposing her belly,...

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Michelle Obama talks Joining Forces on The Colbert Report

Michelle Obama talks Joining Forces on The Colbert Report

By | April 12, 2012 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Last night, the First Lady herself, Michelle Obama appeared on The Colbert Report to bring awareness to Joining Forces, the national initiative she and Jill Biden (the Second Lady; is that a thing?) started a year ago. The organization helps returning soldiers transition into...

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One man show ‘Jimmy Tingle for President’ starts six-month run and we’re giving away tickets!

One man show ‘Jimmy Tingle for President’ starts six-month run and we’re giving away tickets!

By | April 5, 2012 at 12:10 pm | No comments

Known for his diverse treatment of socio-political issues, comedian, actor and humorist Jimmy Tingle is set to debut a six-month run of his one-man show Jimmy Tingle for President: The Funniest Campaign in History, on April 18 at 7 pm at Carolines on Broadway in New York City....

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