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Comedy shows once again pick up the slack for mainstream news (Infographic)

Comedy shows once again pick up the slack for mainstream news (Infographic)

By | July 3, 2013 at 9:37 am | No comments

For a long time now, late night television audiences have grown to trust shows like The Daily Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to provide them with an accurate summary of the day's news. And there's nothing wrong with learning about the smaller stories through an opening...

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DOMA is overturned and Daily Show correspondents Al Madrigal and Jason Jones get married (Video)

DOMA is overturned and Daily Show correspondents Al Madrigal and Jason Jones get married (Video)

By | June 27, 2013 at 8:08 am | No comments

Yesterday the Supreme Court finally overturned a nearly 20-year law that defined "marriage" as the union between a man and a woman only-- aka the Defense of Marriage Act, aka DOMA. As a result gay couples will now enjoy the same federal benefits straight married couples have for...

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Bill Maher: ‘Mormonism is a stupid religion’ and more Maher truths from Just For Laughs– Chicago

Bill Maher: ‘Mormonism is a stupid religion’ and more Maher truths from Just For Laughs– Chicago

By | June 20, 2013 at 10:27 am | 3 comments

CHICAGO -- Closing out the final night of the Just For Laughs festival in Chicago, Bill Maher delivered a characteristic round of hyper-liberal comedy and vivid pop culture warfare. Commenting on everything from assisted suicide to NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, from Mormons and...

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John Oliver on Sarah Palin: We can just ignore her (Video)

John Oliver on Sarah Palin: We can just ignore her (Video)

By | June 18, 2013 at 8:23 pm | No comments

John Oliver opened his second week as host of The Daily Show with a rant on Sarah Palin’s return to Fox News. After viewing a short video reel of all of the crazy things the former governor had to say in one hour, Oliver had a moment of revelation. “We can just ignore...

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John Oliver is great as The Daily Show host, obviously (Video)

John Oliver is great as The Daily Show host, obviously (Video)

By | June 11, 2013 at 1:14 pm | No comments

If last night was the first time you ever watched The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – we’re making believe, ok?! – you would’ve simply assumed that Jon Stewart was a 35 year-old British dude. But what did you expect? Oliver has been nothing but brilliant through his...

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Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know: Always talk like a terrorist to thwart NSA (Video)

Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know: Always talk like a terrorist to thwart NSA (Video)

By | June 11, 2013 at 11:12 am | No comments

Ever since British newspaper The Guardian published a story last week -- thanks to whistleblower Edward Snowden -- about how the National Security Agency was tracking activities of all Verizon customers, the jokes have been flying fast and furiously on Twitter and Facebook. All...

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The real reason Michele Bachmann isn’t running for re-election (Video)

The real reason Michele Bachmann isn’t running for re-election (Video)

By | June 3, 2013 at 10:34 am | No comments

Michele Bachmann (Erin Gibson) releases a video announcing that she is leaving Congress and will not be running for re-election next year. With the help of her life partner Marcus (Bryan Safi) she reveals the "real" reason she is not running and explains what she will be doing...

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Watch Jon Stewart’s uncensored 13-minute interview with Bill O’Reilly on The Daily Show (Video)

Watch Jon Stewart’s uncensored 13-minute interview with Bill O’Reilly on The Daily Show (Video)

By | May 23, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments

Fox News favorite Bill O’Reilly stopped by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night to plug his newest book, Keep it Pithy. What ended up happening, as per usual when these two meet, was lots of bickering-- and lots of sexual tension. Check it out. The Daily Show with Jon...

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Jon Stewart calls out Democrats for racist comments (Video)

Jon Stewart calls out Democrats for racist comments (Video)

By | May 10, 2013 at 1:57 pm | No comments

Just when things were going relatively well for the Democrats, those damn left-wingers had to get all racist. Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart expertly addresses three recent examples of politicians and legislators making offensive remarks. It starts with blatant racism...

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