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Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart join forces for unique political maneuver (Video)

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart join forces for unique political maneuver (Video)

By | January 13, 2012 at 5:53 pm | No comments

We reported yesterday that the hilariously meddlesome Stephen Colbert was gearing up for a major announcement on The Colbert Report last night. Well, we were treated to not one, but two surprises! First, Colbert bequeathed his Super PAC to his dear friend, Jon Stewart (with...

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Meet Jessica Williams, the Daily Show’s newest correspondent (Video)

Meet Jessica Williams, the Daily Show’s newest correspondent (Video)

By | January 13, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments

In the midst of all this election commentary on late night television, you might have missed that The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has brought in a new correspondent to its friendly confines. Jessica Williams made her debut reporting on the GOP primary in South Carolina alongside...

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Watch Stephen Colbert announce that he may announce he’s running for President

Watch Stephen Colbert announce that he may announce he’s running for President

By | January 12, 2012 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Stephen Colbert was recently profiled in the Sunday New York Times Magazine. And it seems like the Comedy Central pundit cannot stay out of the news. Recent reports on Fox News, CNN, and other news channels highlighted a poll that shows Stephen Colbert with 5 percent of the vote...

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What we learned about Stephen Colbert from the New York Times magazine

What we learned about Stephen Colbert from the New York Times magazine

By | January 11, 2012 at 12:25 pm | No comments

We all knew that there was Stephen Colbert, the man, and Stephen Colbert, the character on television. Well, The New York Times' Charles McGrath tells us there's a third Colbert-- his televised persona interacting with our reality. "The new Colbert has crossed the line that...

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Yahoo! and Funny or Die to present mock GOP debate with Horatio Sanz, Rob Delaney, more!

Yahoo! and Funny or Die to present mock GOP debate with Horatio Sanz, Rob Delaney, more!

By | January 5, 2012 at 10:24 pm | No comments

The GOP Presidential Primaries have been filled with entertaining moments (the rise and fall of Cain, Rick Perry's 'Oops' and the fact that Ron Paul still stands a chance). More frequent than embarrassing live moments and odd campaign ads have been a slew of GOP debates. If you...

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Watch former senator Arlen Specter do stand-up comedy

Watch former senator Arlen Specter do stand-up comedy

By | December 28, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments

Politicians usually work the crowd, fishing for votes,but last night during an open-mic night at Helium Comedy Club in Philly, former Sen. Arlen Specter worked the room, trawling for laughs, and he caught a cadre of lawmakers in his net. A Republican during most of his...

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Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC will give $500,000 to fund presidential primary

Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC will give $500,000 to fund presidential primary

By | December 22, 2011 at 1:07 pm | One comment

Stephen Colbert’s role in comedy is clear – dude’s a storied improviser, a former Daily Show correspondent, and host of the always wonderful Colbert Report on Comedy Central. But his role in politics is a bit murkier. After forming the Colbert Super PAC this past...

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Louis C.K. set to perform for Obama at fancy political event

Louis C.K. set to perform for Obama at fancy political event

By | December 20, 2011 at 11:05 am | 3 comments

It’s no secret that I absolutely love everything Louis C.K. does. He could sit onstage and tell me why I suck for two hours and I’d still think he was brilliant. Hell, I even wrote a 30 page paper about Louie for a graduate school seminar last year. Long story short,...

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Watch Tim Meadows as Herman Cain host a sexual harassment training video

Watch Tim Meadows as Herman Cain host a sexual harassment training video

By | December 2, 2011 at 12:16 pm | No comments

Thank you, Funny Or Die and Tim Meadows for this piece of topical funny. Herman Cain was born to become joke fodder and we're glad the fad has not died yet. Herman Cain's 1986 Sexual Harassment Training from Tim Meadows ...

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