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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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Watch Bill Burr talk political conspiracy theories with CNN

Watch Bill Burr talk political conspiracy theories with CNN

By | December 2, 2011 at 11:26 am | One comment

Bill Burr may not dedicate a lot of his live shows to talking politics, but that doesn't mean he has no opinions on the subject. The folks at CNN recently caught up with the comedian, who freely opined on why he likes Ron Paul, why being cynical is not a bad thing, how he was...

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Worst school ever suspends teacher for showing Daily Show segments in class

Worst school ever suspends teacher for showing Daily Show segments in class

By | November 17, 2011 at 4:05 pm | No comments

These days, tons of young people learn about the news from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. And that’s a good thing – you won’t find too many media sources on television that are as incisive or intelligent as Stewart and his crew of writers. So it’s especially...

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Who’s crazier– Mike Tyson as Herman Cain or Herman Cain as Herman Cain? (Video)

Who’s crazier– Mike Tyson as Herman Cain or Herman Cain as Herman Cain? (Video)

By | November 9, 2011 at 3:10 pm | One comment

The 2012 Presidential Election is undoubtedly going to be the inspiration for plenty of great comedy. How can we tell? Funny or Die has made their own Politics page to "cover" the race for office and killed it right from the start by enlisting none other than Mike Tyson as...

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Watch Jon Stewart’s 15-minute interview with Bill Clinton

Watch Jon Stewart’s 15-minute interview with Bill Clinton

By | November 9, 2011 at 1:45 pm | No comments

Former President Bill Clinton visited The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night. And because some people think Clinton is more important than, say, Clint Eastwood (the show's guest on Monday), Jon chatted with him for a full 15 minutes. Obviously, the whole interview didn't air...

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