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Barack Obama will hold a private screening of NBC’s new show ’1600 Penn’

Barack Obama will hold a private screening of NBC’s new show ’1600 Penn’

By | January 9, 2013 at 11:18 am | One comment

In the midst of ongoing discussion about possibly raising the debt ceiling, defending his choice for secretary of defense and monitoring a newly-formed committee to look into strengthening gun laws, President Barack Obama will take time from his busy schedule today to watch the...

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Chris Rock, Jennifer Aniston, Aziz Ansari, Jennifer Garner, Beyonce, and more demand stricter gun laws (Video)

Chris Rock, Jennifer Aniston, Aziz Ansari, Jennifer Garner, Beyonce, and more demand stricter gun laws (Video)

By | December 21, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 19 comments

One week after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT and just hours after NRA president Wayne LaPierre declared, "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun," a video starring dozens of comedians and Hollywood A-Listers,...

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Watch the 1600 Penn premiere here before it airs Jan 10 on NBC (Video)

Watch the 1600 Penn premiere here before it airs Jan 10 on NBC (Video)

By | December 18, 2012 at 11:47 am | No comments

You've no doubt heard buzz about NBC's upcoming political comedy 1600 Penn, wherein Bill Pullman and Jenna Elfman play the President of the United States and First Lady, respectively. It's like a traditional family comedy, except they live in the White House. The show also stars...

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Susan Lucci helps Stephen Colbert make a point about the Petraeus scandal (Video)

Susan Lucci helps Stephen Colbert make a point about the Petraeus scandal (Video)

By | November 16, 2012 at 12:56 pm | No comments

While Stephen Colbert was trying to break down all the specifics of the David Petraeus sex scandal last night, he got some much-needed help from soap star Susan Lucci, a gal who knows a lot about far-fetched plot lines and scandalizing sex triangles (or pentagons, as it were)....

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The Laughspin Interview with John Hodgman

The Laughspin Interview with John Hodgman

By | November 13, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments

There's only one man who can generate 16 hours of humorous, insightful and intelligent audio read by the likes of Patton Oswalt, Dick Cavett, Jon Hamm, Paul Rudd, Sarah Vowell, Brooke Shields, Scott Adsit, Robin Goldwasser, Jonathan Coulton, John Roderick and Rachel Maddow. His...

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Vice President Joe Biden will guest star on Parks and Recreation (Video)

Vice President Joe Biden will guest star on Parks and Recreation (Video)

By | November 8, 2012 at 1:45 pm | No comments

When Parks and Recreation traveled to Washington D.C. for their season premiere in July, senators Barbara Boxer, Olympia Snowe, and John McCain all made cameos. It was not only exciting for viewers to watch, but also for Amy Poehler's character Leslie Knope, who's a feminist...

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Vote for Obama and Will Ferrell will eat garbage or whatever (Video)

Vote for Obama and Will Ferrell will eat garbage or whatever (Video)

By | November 5, 2012 at 3:20 pm | No comments

Will Ferrell may not be known for his biting political satire, but he feels strongly enough about the current election to campaign for Barack Obama's second term for president of the United States of America. How strongly? Well, strongly enough that he'll eat garbage, or take a...

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New study finds late night hosts make fun of Romney twice as much as Obama

New study finds late night hosts make fun of Romney twice as much as Obama

By | November 5, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments

Ever since Barack Obama replaced George W. Bush in the White House four years ago, politically minded comedians have attempted to adjust their focus to a president who is decidedly not the slow-moving target Bush was. And on the eve of election day, it seems Obama is still...

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Mr. Burns from The Simpsons reveals his presidential endorsement (Video)

Mr. Burns from The Simpsons reveals his presidential endorsement (Video)

By | November 1, 2012 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Not to be outdone by New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who today announced his surprise presidential election endorsement of Barack Obama, another billionaire has come forward with his pick. That's right! The Simpsons' famously wealthy crankpot Mr. Burns has also announced who...

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