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Jon Stewart responds to Krugman: Trillion dollar coin still ‘stupid f*cking idea’

On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart responded to criticism from Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman. In his column, Krugman attacked Stewart for lampooning his idea of minting a $1 trillion platinum coin to avert the looming federal debt ceiling battle. Krugman said Stewart typically employs…

Colbert: It’s never too early to declare Obama’s second term a failure

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert took stock of President Barack Obama’s failed second term, which, he said, should begin in about two weeks. “And it’s a disaster,” he said. “But the point is, I gave it a chance.” High profile members of Obama’s first term team…

Jon Stewart gleefully points out Murdoch’s ownership of anti-American network

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked the “four hour erection” of Fox News over Al Gore’s sale of Current TV. The late-night comedian ended up using their own criticisms to slam the owner of Fox News, Rupert Murdoch. Current TV, a fledgling cable network,…

Colbert to NRA’s LaPierre: ‘You, sir, are f*&ked in the head’

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert talked about recent gun safety measures that the government has proposed and how they prove that the real victims in America’s shooting tragedies are guns themselves. He also directed some stinging words to the NRA head Wayne LaPierre. Colbert…

Jon Stewart: AIG puts the ‘A’ in ‘a**hole’

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart blasted AIG for considering a lawsuit over the government bailout that saved the insurance giant. Stewart insisted no one should be surprised by AIG’s behavior, since the company consistently acted like an “asshole” and made a “series of catastrophic…

Conan O’Brien shows what you didn’t see in Alex Jones’ crazypants CNN interview

Tuesday night on TBS’s “Conan,” host Conan O’Brien showed a snippet of the now-notorious Piers Morgan interview with gun-lover and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of InfoWars.com.  Somehow, the fact that Jones was brandishing and firing a loaded pistol for emphasis didn’t make it into most newscasts. Morgan, for his part,…

Colbert: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ investigation is long overdue

Without the movies, Stephen Colbert said on Tuesday, he never would’ve learned that slavery is bad or that Abraham Lincoln was killed by a vampire. So he welcomed the news that there was a Senate investigation coming on the depiction of torture in Kathryn Bigelow’s film Zero Dark Thirty. “We…

Jon Stewart mocks Alex Jones rant: Guns needed to fight ‘imaginary Hitler’

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart expressed his bafflement over conservatives who refused to even consider any new restrictions on gun ownership in the wake of multiple mass shootings. He noted that conservatives had blamed gun violence on movies, video games, mental health, and even…

The group ‘Reformed Whores’ presents an important PSA: ‘Girls poop, too’

In this video, a group called “Reformed Whores,” made up of actor/musicians Marie Cecile Anderson and Katie Frame, perform the song “Girls Poop Too,” which is, to quote Anderson in the lyrics, intended to clear up a “common misconception/around the subject of a lady’s rectum,” the belief by many men…

Linda McMahon puts her fantasy Romney acceptance speech in The Rock’s mouth in Tampa

In wrestling, as in politics, there are good guys and there are bad guys — and the good guys don’t always win. So it went for the Republicans, including two-time failed Connecticut Senate candidate and WWE CEO Linda McMahon (R), in 2010 and 2012. But inasmuch as even populist art…

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