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Daily Show traces the evolution of Fox’s same sex marriage talking points

Thursday night on “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart noted the curious turn that Fox News personalities have made with regards to their position on same sex marriage. Once upon a time, same sex marriage was the most divisive and controversial political topic of our time.  You could hear Bill…

Andy Cobb: Friedman like goldfish that only sees jobs, the Internet and China

Comedian Andy Cobb released a video on Thursday lampooning New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author Thomas Friedman. Cobb said the “enormous mustache” who writes for the New York Times has produced hundreds of articles. But all of his articles are actually the same one article about China,…

Colbert: Obama has pushed the Rainbow Button and launched ‘Gay-mageddon’

Stephen Colbert wants to know: Did your straight marriage start to feel a little weak Wednesday afternoon? If so, it was because President Barack Obama publicly endorsed same sex marriage in an interview in the Oval Office, a room previously reserved, Colbert noted, for “hummers from interns.” Yes, he said,…

Stewart: Now straight people can have the same lack of rights same sex couples never had

President Barack Obama made history on Wednesday when he endorsed same sex marriage in an interview with ABC News. On Tuesday night, “The Daily Show” had a good laugh about the president’s “evolving” marriage stance, then on Wednesday night had a good laugh at themselves for jumping the gun on…

Colbert checks the math on Super PAC negative ads: ‘Arabian Nights’ plus Jay-Z’s problems

Stephen Colbert took another look at the rise of Super PACs Tuesday evening, including how they have contributed to a major increase in negative campaign ads in the current election cycle. “Since 2008, campaign spending by groups like Super PACs have jumped by more than 1100 percent,” Colbert mentioned. “To…

Stewart: Obama’s changes on marriage equality isn’t ‘social policy,’ it’s ‘Zen Koan’

In a similar reaction to his buddy Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart also had fun Tuesday evening looking over Vice President Joe Biden admitting that the sitcom Will & Grace shaped his view on marriage equality. “Fictitious gays, fictitious gays, everybody loves fictitious gays,” a delighted Daily Show said. Stewart, however,…

Colbert: TV can make you believe in more than marriage equality

Stephen Colbert poked a little fun on Monday evening at Vice President Joe Biden’s television-inspired decision to support marriage equality Biden said on NBC’s Meet The Press that the sitcom Will & Grace helped him develop his current position and did “more to educate the American public than almost anything…

Stewart asks France: ‘Why are your skunks so date-rapey?’

Jon Stewart wanted to ask the citizens of France many questions Monday evening in the aftermath of their presidential elections this weekend. With his “List of things I don’t understand about France,” the Comedy Central host shared the pressing questions he had for the European nation. “Why do all your…

SNL’s ‘Fox and Friends’: Know who else wouldn’t have killed bin Laden? Barack Obama

On this week’s “Saturday Night Live,” Taran Killam, Vanessa Bayer and Bobby Moynihan returned as Steve Doocy, Gretchen Carlson and Brian Kilmeade of the Fox News Morning Show, “Fox and Friends.” First, the trio brought their spot-on impressions of the three morning news hosts to bear on the topic of…

Maher to Romney: Giving to your ‘ridiculous church’ doesn’t count as charity

Friday night on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” host Bill Maher went after presumptive Republican nominee Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA)’s assertion that he gives millions away every year in charity. Giving the standard tithe to the Mormon church, in Maher’s opinion, somehow doesn’t have quite the same altruistic heft as…

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