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Conan’s ‘Grover’ Norquist threatens to ‘fu*k’ Elmo if Republicans raise taxes

In a bit of political satire published online Thursday by late night talk show host Conan O’Brien, anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist gets “melded” with his Muppet analogue from the PBS kids’ show “Sesame Street,” and the results are both downright creepy and absolutely hilarious. This video is from TeamCoco.com, published…

Colbert tells women how to win the ‘War on Men’

Women don’t need to do more to attract the right guy, Stephen Colbert said Wednesday, they need to do less. “Maybe stop voting. Or stop talking — that’s mysterious,” he offered. “I mean, what are you girls thinking?” What women need to do, he said, is follow the advice of…

Jon Stewart exposes blatant hypocrisy of McCain and Graham

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart brutally mocked Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for their criticism of Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the UN. The two senators have pilloried Rice for saying the attack in Benghazi was the result of a…

Don Cheadle asks, ‘You got tree envy, b*tch?’ in ‘Captain Planet’ short

Actor Don Cheadle reprised his megalomaniac take on 1990s cartoon character Captain Planet in a rather darkly comic new short released by Funny or Die Wednesday, transforming friends and foes alike into foliage. “How about it? Wanna be a tree?” he sneers at one would-be ally. “You got tree envy,…

Colbert: Anti-tax pledge is eternal, ‘like a pact with the devil, or a gym membership’

While other conservatives are abandoning Grover Norquist, Stephen Colbert said Tuesday he would stick by the anti-tax advocate — after all, a promise is a promise. “An anti-tax pledge is eternal and unbreakable,” Colbert said. “It is like a pact with the devil, or a gym membership.” More and more…

Stewart chides ‘greedy’ Walmart workers for Black Friday protests

Jon Stewart bemoaned the Black Friday protests at Walmart stores on his show Tuesday, implying that getting a ringside seat to watching shoppers angrily threaten or outright trample one another was benefit enough for their work. “Truly, your vest runneth over,” he said on The Daily Show Tuesday in a…

A lesson in ‘Facebook law for idiots’

This video from CollegeHumor.com is a quick public service message about the legal efficaciousness of those Facebook “Privacy Notices” that people have been cutting and pasting to their walls. To wit: There is none. Nothing. Zilch. In no way does copying and pasting a couple of paragraphs of text to…

Colbert: Commercialism is ruining Black Friday

Monday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert asserted that commercialism is ruining the most important retail sales day of the year, Black Friday. The host began his first show back from the Thanksgiving break by explaining that he’s been catching up on the Showtime program, “Homeland.” After quickly…

Jon Stewart blasts media coverage of Gaza-Israel conflict

Though disappointed to learn the Iron Dome wasn’t a giant yamaka, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Monday night was thankful that the Gaza-Israel conflict ended “before it could fulfill the Mayan 2012 prophecy.” Stewart said the media seemed obsessed with finding the winners and losers in the deadly…

Parody: Water White and Jesse Pinkman cook a ‘Breaking Bad’ Thanksgiving

In a parody video released on Tuesday, the comedy website Barely Political set to find out how the meth cooks from AMC’s Breaking Bad would prepare Thanksgiving dinner. But before the actors parodying Jesse Pinkman and Walter White can cook the addictive rum-spiced pumpkin pie, the chemistry teacher-turned-meth genius insists…

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