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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…

Maher to Handler: Romney was a ‘cold, robotic tax cheat from a polygamy cult’

Tuesday night on E!, the Entertainment Network’s “Chelsea Lately,” host Chelsea Handler talked to Bill Maher of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” about his $1 million dollar donation to to the pro-Obama super PAC known as Priorities USA Action and why he supported the president against former Massachusetts Gov.…

Colbert: ‘If you just spend enough money, death will be pleasant’

Stephen Colbert addressed a grave matter on Tuesday, turning his attention to a new coffin on the market that lets audiophiles take their favorite tunes with them to the next life. “The point is, if you just spend enough money, death will be pleasant,” he said after showing a commercial…

Jon Stewart: Learning Armstrong was doping like finding out tooth-fairy isn’t real

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart lampooned the news of Lance Armstrong admitting to doping, saying it appeared painful obvious in retrospect. He compared learning that Armstrong was using performance enhancing drugs to learning that the tooth-fairy isn’t real, “you think about it and, of…

Colbert on Yeager: ‘Why would you ever want to take this man’s guns?’

Stephen Colbert donned his “gilly suit” on Monday for an extended defense of the rights of gun owners, including James Yeager, the Tennessee CEO who said he would “start killing people” if gun safety legislation were passed. “Why would you ever want to take away this man’s guns?” Colbert asked…

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