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AFSCME mocks ‘The Boehner Bunch’ in new video

The AFSCME, a union representing 1.6 million public service workers, on Tuesday uploaded a video to YouTube that humorously criticizes Republicans for their opposition to the Affordable Care Act. The video, based on the intro to the 1970′s sitcom The Brady Bunch, claims that “working people don’t matter” to prominent…

Cookie Monster spoofs ubiquitous ‘Call Me Maybe’ in song about sharing

The inescapable, irresistible Carly Rae Jepsen song “Call Me Maybe” took America by storm this summer, inspiring even Jepsen, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots to do their own version the song (with the help of some classroom instruments). So it’s perhaps unsurprising that the creators of “Sesame Street” and Cookie…

Bloomberg interrupts Coney Island speech to ask ‘Who wrote this sh*t?’

In a pun-filled speech that had even the stuffed hot dog character face-palming, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s performance at yesterday’s Coney Island hot dog contest weigh-in prompted even the mayor to curse. His outburst, captured on the video below, followed several sentences of cringe-worthy puns like, “Now, let me be perfectly…

Young Turks mock politicians’ high school yearbook photos

In a segment broadcast Tuesday, The Young Turks‘ Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian selected their favorite politicians’ high school yearbook photos, featured Tuesday in a post on BuzzFeed, and held them up for mockery as only Americans can. On House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH): “God he looks creepy!” Cenk…

Herman Cain TV channel to feature patriotic dinosaurs and cartoon Reagan

Failed Republican presidential candidate and former pizza CEO Herman Cain is planning to launch his own Internet TV channel called “CainTV” that, oddly, features patriotic dinosaurs and a cartoon version of President Ronald Reagan, among other bizarre attractions. Cain first revealed details of his new project to Fox News’s Republican…

Maher urges Romney to pick George Zimmerman as VP

On Friday night’s edition of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher asked Mitt Romney to do him a small favor and not choose his running-mate until after August 17, when “Real Time” returns from its summer hiatus. “And furthermore, he must take my advice on who to pick,”…

Colbert to CNN and Fox: ‘You suck at news’

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert took cable news networks to task for jumping the gun and mistakenly announcing that the Supreme Court had struck down the bulk of the Affordable Care Act. On Thursday morning, as the world looked on, both CNN and Fox…

Jon Stewart mocks reactions to the health care ruling

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked CNN and Fox News for falsely reporting that the individual mandate in President Barack Obama’s health reform bill had been struck down by the Supreme Court. Both networks claimed the individual mandate was ruled unconstitutional. “It was a…

Colbert: ‘Gay’ Oreos are for ‘homo-snacks-uals’

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert lamented the fact that America’s culture wars have made their way even into the world of our most innocuous snack foods. Earlier this month, in observation of LGBT Pride 2012, Oreo cookies posted a message on its Facebook page…

Jon Stewart demolishes Gov. Christie for opposing marijuana decriminalization

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart lampooned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for his opposition to decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana. The New Jersey Assembly has passed legislation that would reduce penalties for marijuana possession, but Christie plans to veto it. Christie said…

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