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Stewart to Paul Ryan: You built that ‘takers vs makers’ sh*t

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart ripped apart Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for claiming President Barack Obama had singled him out with a strawman argument during his inaugural address. The President said that safety net programs like Social Security and Medicare “do not make us…

Jon Stewart mocks depressingly predictable partisan coverage of inauguration

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart ridiculed the all-too-predictable coverage of Barack Obama’s second inauguration as seen on MSNBC, Fox News and CNN. MSNBC praised the “massive” inaugural ceremony and Obama’s “powerful” speech, while Fox News disparaged the “smaller” ceremony and criticized the “partisan” speech.…

Bangs craze ignited by Michelle Obama thwarts Jon Stewart’s inauguration coverage

On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart poked fun at America’s apparent obsession with First Lady Michelle Obama’s fashionable new hairdo. On inauguration day, Stewart noted that “just as feared, Obama came out as a liberal.” The President called for action on climate change, acceptance of…

Mayans actually predicted rise of ‘pale obese gun monsters’

In a bit of satire published Monday, faux news website The Onion cleared up all the confusion about what was supposed to be the end of the world round about December 12, 2012. Turns out, the Mayans never predicted the end of the world. They actually predicted the rise of…

Inauguration supercut: Obama sings all of Al Green’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’

The creative force behind “Autotune the News” and “Bed Intruder” has a new Obama supercut music video out, just in time for the inauguration. Just over one year since crooning the first lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, the strange and wonderful schmoyoho…

Colbert: Second Amendment was like a ‘Constitutional pre-nup’

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert dedicated an edition of his recurring segment “The Word” to the battle over guns rights and public safety. In a segment titled “United We Standoff,” Colbert mused about the fact that the U.S. Constitution has “a built-in mechanism to stop democratically…

Jon Stewart annihilates GOP hysteria over Obama’s executive orders

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart tore into conservatives who insisted President Barack Obama was a tyrant because of his proposals to reduce gun violence. Obama on Wednesday called on Congress to renew the assault weapons ban, restrict high-capacity magazines, and require universal background checks…

Sarah Silverman tells Neil deGrasse Tyson: NASA gave Mars rover a stripper name

Comedians Jim Gaffigan and Sarah Silverman along with astrobiologist David Grinspoon appeared on StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Eugene Mirman to discuss the Curiosity Mars Rover last September. In video published Thursday on YouTube, Tyson explained that NASA’s latest Mars rover used an innovative new system to safely land…

Colbert: Praise banks since ‘they have not destroyed the world economy in four years’

On the Colbert Report on Wednesday night, the host discussed the recent HSBC banking scandal but took aim not at banks, but at “the people who are angry at our banks.” “And I’m not the only one who feels this way,” he said, going on to show clips of business…

Jon Stewart: NRA is a Michael Moore-run conspiracy to discredit gun owners

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart ruthlessly mocked the National Rifle Association on Wednesday night over their latest controversial advertisement. The NRA’s new commercial called Obama an “elitist hypocrite” because the Secret Service protects his daughters, yet the President is skeptical that having armed guards in schools was the only…

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