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Colbert: Death penalty secrecy merely a means to return ‘justice system to the Middle Ages’

Wednesday night’s episode of The Colbert Report featured a segment of “The Word” in which he discussed the real problem with execution-drug scarcity — that the public heard about it. Last night’s “word” was the phrase “silent, but deadly,” which Colbert said pertained to a new Tennessee law “that allows…

Stewart rips CNN’s MH370 search: Have they looked ‘up their own a**holes?’ (Spoiler: Yes)

Jon Stewart ripped CNN’s exhaustive, often speculative, coverage of the missing Malaysian airliner in Tuesday night’s “Daily Show.” “It’s been three weeks since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 – three weeks! – filled with despair and anger for the families, confusion and frustration for the investigators, and ratings…

Stephen Colbert: Reaching Obamacare enrollment goal means ‘the terrorists have won’

On last night’s Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert attacked conservatives for their conviction that enrollment in the Affordable Care Act would never reach its stated goal of seven million. “They were never supposed to make it to seven million,” he said, before cutting to a montage of Fox News personalities insisting…

Stephen Colbert salvages the ‘wreckage’ of his show after #CancelColbert kerfuffle

Stephen Colbert addressed online calls for his show’s cancellation Monday night in a lengthy segment that took shots at some critics and news media coverage of social media outbursts. Colbert recapped the firestorm when an online activist launched the Twitter hashtag, #CancelColbert, last week over a social media post considered…

Daily Show rips Christie investigation report and creates #CancelStewart hashtag

On Monday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart waded into the #CancelColbert controversy by starting his own #CancelStewart hash tag. Stewart began by discussing the so-called “Bridgegate” scandal surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R). A report commissioned by Christie and carried out by a team of…

Samantha Bee loves her fighting, star-f*cking, Christie-defending Morning Joe ‘family’

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart introduced correspondent Samantha Bee’s tribute to her “family” at MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” There’s “Daddy” Joe Scarborough, a “salt of the earth” rich former congressman, “Mother” Mika Brzesinski, the daughter of immigrants and their giant brood of “boy pundits.” “It’s…

Jon Stewart rips Hobby Lobby: ‘Corporations aren’t just people; they’re ill-informed people’

Jon Stewart blasted the argument Wednesday night by conservatives that corporations should be allowed to enjoy the same religious freedoms as human beings. “America has recently implemented a brand-new health care law designed by our president to kill old people and allow Russia to invade Crimea,” Stewart said. “But some…

Jimmy Carter tells Stephen Colbert: The Bible is misused to subjugate women

Jimmy Carter says he would consider converting to Catholicism on two conditions. The first condition, the former president told Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, is that Pope Francis must remain in office. The second condition, the lifelong Baptist said, is “when a female Catholic priest asks me to join her…

John Oliver’s new show ruthlessly mocks Republican ‘hipster’ ads

In its ongoing post-”autopsy” effort to entice new voting blocs into the Republican Party, the Republican National Committee released a group of web ads featuring a bespectacled “Millennial” named Scott Greenberg in a tiny leather jacket, scruffy beard and striped shirt. “Daily Show” alumnus John Oliver released two videos on…

Bill Maher: Democrats can sell solar energy by saying ‘Let’s invade the sun and take its oil’

Friday night, on his HBO show, Bill Maher told Democrats that if they could learn to win the word game, they could win more on the issues. He began the segment by telling Democrats that they need to stop talking about what a bloodbath the midterm elections in November will…

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