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Spacey: ‘House of Cards’ is clearly fiction because its ‘Congress gets sh*t done’

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert welcomed actor Kevin Spacey, who is currently starring in the Netflix original series “House of Cards” as a Democratic congressman from Stephen Colbert’s home state of South Carolina. Colbert began by asking how “House of Cards” got nominated for…

The Daily Show explains how to make money in journalism: Feed people their own opinions

The Daily Show host John Oliver and “deranged billionaire” John Hodgman on Wednesday night examined the purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos. Oliver observed that print journalism has been in decline. Less people were reading newspapers and companies weren’t buying ad space. Hodgman, however, said he…

Former narcotics officer: We terrorized families over a bag of pot

A former Texas narcotics officer recently sat down with HuffPost Live to explain why he turned against the drug war. “A couple of times I raided a home and there were two kids in the home, scared, we terrorized the family, and it’s for a bag of pot,” Barry Cooper…

Creationist explains why dragons are actually real creatures

Dragons are in the Bible and therefore dragons are not mythological creatures, according to one author. “The Bible speaks about dragons,” Darek Isaacs, author of the book Dragons or Dinosaurs, said on the program Creation Today earlier this year. “Our authority — everything we do we have to measure by…

Angry man confronts Republican congressman over NSA surveillance

Republican Congressman James Lankford of Oklahoma received a verbal lashing at a town hall meeting on Tuesday from a man upset with the National Security Agency’s surveillance program. “The DEA and the IRS are getting information from the NSA and using it to frame American citizens and then lying about…

Republican congressman explains climate change: God did it

Republican Congressman Jeff Miller of Florida recently cited his belief in God to explain why he opposed environmental regulations. During a “Coffee with the Congressman” event on Tuesday, some of Miller’s constituents confronted him about his position on environmental policy. They said there was a large consensus among scientists about…

African-American Republican confronts Priebus: Party treats blacks ‘like we don’t exist’

A Republican African-American woman on Wednesday told RNC chairman Reince Priebus and former presidential candidate Newt Gingrich that the party treated blacks “like we don’t exist.” Following a long discussion between Gingrich and Priebus at the 2013 Republican National Committee Summer Meeting about how the party was going to be…

Scientists emerge after 4 months of space-cooking for simulated Mars mission

A group of six scientists ended their 4-month simulated mission to the planet Mars on Tuesday. According to Discovery.com, the team lived in a mock-up of a Mars vehicle that was positioned on the side of a Hawaiian volcano, where they experimented with different instant foods and other provisions in…

Christian TV host tries to exorcise ‘demonic spirit’ from Obama

Disgraced former Navy chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt veered into domestic policy commentary on his online show on Wednesday, arguing against the National Security Authority’s (NSA) domestic spying program while trying to pray a demon out of President Barack Obama. “We pray against the domestic enemies of the Constitution,” Klingenschmitt said, his…

Beck ‘historian’ David Barton: Global warming has been over for 16 years

A so-called “historian,” who conservative radio host Glenn Beck has hired to teach at his online university, recently announced that global warming had not occurred for the last 16 years. During a discussion with Jenni White of Restore Oklahoma Public Education, self-proclaimed “expert in historical and constitutional issues” David Barton…

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