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Laughspin’s 11 favorite “Back in Black” segments from The Daily Show

Laughspin’s 11 favorite “Back in Black” segments from The Daily Show

By | September 26, 2011 at 9:45 am | One comment

Tomorrow, Comedy Central will release Lewis Black’s newest stand-up comedy album The Prophet. The album is a time capsule of sorts as its a recording of Black onstage in 1990. That means you’re going to hear a lot of vitriol aimed toward the likes of George Bush, Dan Quayle...

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Is Erin Gibson the next great political impressionist? (Video)

Is Erin Gibson the next great political impressionist? (Video)

By | September 16, 2011 at 5:31 pm | No comments

If you were wondering when the next great impression of a lightning rod female political figure was going to come around, you no longer need to watch Tina Fey as Sarah Palin. Infomania's own Erin Gibson has been doing a splendid impression of Michele Bachmann for Funny or Die...

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Video: Conservative comedian makes Down Syndrome joke at Tea Party rally; Sarah Palin seems ok with it

Video: Conservative comedian makes Down Syndrome joke at Tea Party rally; Sarah Palin seems ok with it

By | September 7, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments

Comics argue about what makes a joke go “too far.” For some people it’s abortion or religion or Lady Gaga. But for conservative comic Eric Golub, comparing liberals to a child with Down Syndrome is pure gold – and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin (a mother...

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Watch Stephen Colbert’s pair of Super PAC ads and you’ll never look at corn the same way

Watch Stephen Colbert’s pair of Super PAC ads and you’ll never look at corn the same way

By | August 11, 2011 at 3:48 pm | One comment

If the Colbert Super PAC’s official government papers weren’t enough to convince you that the organization is legit, maybe these new videos will convince you. This week, the organization released its first two TV ads, debuting with “Episode IV: A New Hope,” asking Iowans...

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Alec Baldwin serious about mayoral run; also serious about destroying John Krasinski’s image

Alec Baldwin serious about mayoral run; also serious about destroying John Krasinski’s image

By | August 10, 2011 at 12:58 pm | No comments

Turns out Alec Baldwin is actually serious about running for mayor of New York City. In a New York Times interview, the actor mentioned that he’s planning to enroll in graduate school to learn more about local politics and “the fiscal imperatives” of being mayor. Sadly for...

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Stephen Colbert announces Super PAC television commercial; will be “chock-full of messages”

Stephen Colbert announces Super PAC television commercial; will be “chock-full of messages”

By | July 18, 2011 at 3:25 pm | No comments

If you’re not a member of Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC, you best fix that now. The organization recently fired off the first newsletter to all members who are “the heroes with the balls” to join up and fight the good fight. What’s the PAC up to? According to the...

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Stephen Colbert wins in Washington; allowed to raise unlimited funds for 2012 elections

By | June 30, 2011 at 12:13 pm | One comment

Stephen Colbert is no stranger to entering the political fray. He ran for president four years ago (well, only in South Carolina, but who’s counting?), he testified before the House Committee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Security following working with migrant...

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Jon Stewart’s uncut appearance on Fox News Sunday; is he trying to become a political player?

By | June 20, 2011 at 11:55 am | 6 comments

Yesterday, Jon Stewart made his debut on the Sunday morning political talk show circuit – and of course he’d end up on Fox. The comedian had a chat with Chris Wallace that, at times, was more than a little bit tense. The heat of the interview peaked when they got into...

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Colin Quinn: Finding comfort in chaos

By | April 4, 2011 at 3:16 am | No comments

There's no hope for mankind. We're all doomed and there's nothing we can do about it. It's time we just face that truth. And the truth is hilarious. At least it is in the hands of comedian Colin Quinn, who, with his Broadway show-turned television comedy special Long Story...

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