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Comedian Drew Hastings runs for mayor of Ohio town: “America is going to hell,” he says

Comedian Drew Hastings runs for mayor of Ohio town: “America is going to hell,” he says

By | November 7, 2011 at 3:49 pm | No comments

UPDATE -- Nov. 8, 11 pm ET: Drew Hastings won the election tonight! With the 2012 presidential election only a year away - I know, it's terrifying - there are a lot of stories floating around in the ether about candidates, campaigns, and Herman Cain. As should be the...

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Tim Heidecker will release a Herman Cain-themed music album

Tim Heidecker will release a Herman Cain-themed music album

By | November 3, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments

Just when I thought I couldn’t fall in love with Tim Heidecker any more, he slaps me in the face with his genius and I bow at his feet. Over the last week or so, Heidecker has been posting Herman Cain-themed songs on his Tumblr account. “Cain Train” is my personal...

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Jon Stewart responds to Trump’s racism claims; Sam Bee calls Ann Coulter “sexy political tarantula”

Jon Stewart responds to Trump’s racism claims; Sam Bee calls Ann Coulter “sexy political tarantula”

By | November 3, 2011 at 11:41 am | 5 comments

Yesterday we posted about Donald Trump calling Jon Stewart a racist based on a bit he did about Herman Cain. You can check that out here. Last night on the Daily Show, Stewart responded. Stewart, in part, said: I’ve taken criticism before. I’ve been called racist,...

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Video: South Park offers spin on Occupy Wall Street in new episode

Video: South Park offers spin on Occupy Wall Street in new episode

By | October 31, 2011 at 12:47 pm | No comments

In keeping with their trend of tackling super-current issues, this Wedsneday’s new episode of South Park will address the now nationwide Occupy Wall Street protests. Check out the preview below, which features a disenfranchised Eric Cartman. Poor, poor Cartman. 1%Get More:...

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Video: President Obama to Jay Leno: We gave Gaddafi ample opportunity

Video: President Obama to Jay Leno: We gave Gaddafi ample opportunity

By | October 25, 2011 at 4:40 pm | No comments

President Barack Obama vists the Tonight Show with Jay Leno tonight on NBC. The face-to-face chat has been filmed and is ready to air. Among the many topics discussed, of course, was the recent assassination of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. In this preview below, Obama in a...

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No joke: Jason Alexander summoned to Jerusalem for peace advice

No joke: Jason Alexander summoned to Jerusalem for peace advice

By | October 25, 2011 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments

When an international conflict – like, say, the Israel-Palestinian conflict – is extremely politically and religiously charged, what’s a leader to do? How does a leader even begin going about trying to solve a conflict like that? Here’s the answer. Two words: George...

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Barack Obama will guest on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Barack Obama will guest on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

By | October 20, 2011 at 2:15 pm | No comments

NBC just announced that President Barack Obama will be Jay Leno's special guest on the Tonight Show's episode this coming Tuesday. It will be Obama's fourth appearance on the show. The Prez visited the show in 2006 and 2007 while he was campaigning and once again in March of...

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Watch Jeffrey Ross roast at Occupy Wall Street

Watch Jeffrey Ross roast at Occupy Wall Street

By | October 20, 2011 at 11:14 am | No comments

Last week we showed you videos of three different comedians doing their part for the Occupy Wall Street movement. But that's just a few of a great many comics and comedy types taking part. Yesterday, Jeffrey Ross took to the Los Angeles version of Occupy Wall Street -- to be...

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Watch three comedians Occupy Wall Street in their own ways

Watch three comedians Occupy Wall Street in their own ways

By | October 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm | No comments

It's the onus of comedy at large to question. Right? Naturally, the Occupy Wall Street protests have coincided quite well with that notion questioning the unregulated corporate culture in America. Comedian Lee Camp recently gave a spirited performance for protesters; and he's...

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