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Hey, United States government: please watch John Oliver’s gun control series on The Daily Show

Hey, United States government: please watch John Oliver’s gun control series on The Daily Show

By | April 26, 2013 at 11:59 am | No comments

If you haven’t been watching The Daily Show’s series on gun control, please do yourself a favor and catch up with the trio of videos below. Last night the final segment aired, wrapping up what has proven to be the most compelling news coverage on the topic since the United...

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Jon Stewart exposes government’s intimate relationship with insider trading (Video)

Jon Stewart exposes government’s intimate relationship with insider trading (Video)

By | April 24, 2013 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Last night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Stewart highlighted the flawed system that benefits the few, and leaves the rest of us majorly fucked. He did so by providing a brief tutorial on what's occurring in Congress in regards to insider trading and the banking system. So...

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Patton Oswalt filibusters vote on Parks and Recreation with plot for new Stars Wars movie (Video)

Patton Oswalt filibusters vote on Parks and Recreation with plot for new Stars Wars movie (Video)

By | April 17, 2013 at 12:29 pm | One comment

On Thursday, master comedian, actor and frequent guest star/multi-episode arc player on celebrated television shows Patton Oswalt drops by a special one-hour Parks and Recreation. In one scene, Oswalt successfully filibusters a council meeting vote—and does so by pitching a...

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Stephen Colbert will interview former president Bill Clinton for the first time

Stephen Colbert will interview former president Bill Clinton for the first time

By | March 25, 2013 at 12:29 pm | One comment

Stephen Colbert will interview former president Bill Clinton on April 6, representing the first time Clinton has appeared on The Colbert Report. The interview will occur in front of 1,000 college and university students during the closing session of the Clinton Global Initiative...

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Tina Fey as Sarah Palin on gay marriage: The Bible says it’s gross (Video)

Tina Fey as Sarah Palin on gay marriage: The Bible says it’s gross (Video)

By | March 25, 2013 at 11:34 am | One comment

Tina Fey recently dropped by Inside the Actors Studio to chat about being an actor. The highlight, however, is when the show’s wily host James Lipton began interviewing Fey as Sarah Palin about such matters as shooting wolves, beauty and fashion and gay marriage. Check out the...

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Stephen Colbert makes a speech at sister’s congressional fundraiser (Video)

Stephen Colbert makes a speech at sister’s congressional fundraiser (Video)

By | February 26, 2013 at 12:58 pm | No comments

We've already seen Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report support his big sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch for her bid to win a congressional seat in South Carolina. But now, he's making it count, as he hosted a fundraiser in that state recently. Here's what he had to...

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Donald Trump sues Bill Maher for birther joke on Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Donald Trump sues Bill Maher for birther joke on Tonight Show with Jay Leno

By | February 5, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments

In yet another move to further cement his position as the number one douchebag in the United States, Donald Trump is suing Bill Maher for something the comedian said on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno one month ago. Playing off Trump’s then-recent announcement that he would...

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Thailand government wants to ban Saturday Night Live sketch about sex tourism (Video)

Thailand government wants to ban Saturday Night Live sketch about sex tourism (Video)

By | February 5, 2013 at 11:17 am | 7 comments

Thailand’s government is seriously pissed off about a Saturday Night Live sketch that mocks the country’s well-known sex tourism industry. In the fake commercial for popular language-learning software Rosetta Stone, we find Bill Hader, Bobby Moynihan and Taran Killam playing...

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Stephen Colbert calls Barack Obama out for ‘freaky bible three-way’ (Video)

Stephen Colbert calls Barack Obama out for ‘freaky bible three-way’ (Video)

By | January 22, 2013 at 10:37 am | No comments

Yesterday, President Barack Obama was sworn in for a second term in our nation's capital. And although there were plenty of distractions -- performances from Beyonce and Kelly Clarkson, to name a pair -- the thing Stephen Colbert was most distracted by was the fact that Obama...

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