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Colbert celebrates Walker victory and the end of America’s unions

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert discussed the election results in Wisconsin’s recall election. Gov. Scott Walker (R) won the vote and was able to keep his seat, beating that other guy whose name Colbert can’t remember by a whopping seven points, prompting Colbert to…

Stewart: ‘Cat copter’ should replace EPA spy drones in Midwest

Wednesday night on “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart roundly mocked Fox News’s sudden squeamishness about spy drones flying over the Midwest. The government says that the drones have been used for years to determine whether or not farmers are following the law with regards to disposal of livestock waste…

Michelle Obama shows how to make ‘Barack-oli’ on Letterman

First Lady Michelle Obama stopped by Tuesday evening to on CBS’ The Late Show and provided a very colorful Top 10 fun facts on gardening. Obama offered up some interesting “facts” to host David Letterman, from mentioning how the average American will eat half a radish in his or her…

Jon Stewart mocks Wisconsin recall coverage with Mad Men send-up

You know you’re only a few days before this season’s finale of Mad Men when you see totally unrelated product placement worked into The Daily Show’s treatment of the Wisconsin recall. Following an Abraham Lincoln penis joke, Jon Stewart offered a critique of the media coverage surrounding the much-anticipated Wisconsin…

Funny or Die makes ‘The Wire: The Musical’

The folks at Funny or Die decided to release Tuesday morning a musical parody of the critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire. The very surprising video features some of the show’s iconic starts playing their character’s roles while singing in a carefree light heartedness that is a complete contrast of…

Colbert to Rep. Lewis: ‘I don’t want to have to cross that bridge’

Stephen Colbert interviewed Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) Monday evening to talk to the renowned congressman’s new book Across The Bridge about the racial and cultural divides he thinks society still has to close. As Lewis discussed his widely known story of being apart of the historic 1965 civil rights march…

Video mashup: Barack Obama sings ‘Call Me Maybe’

In a video uploaded to YouTube on Monday, President Barack Obama can be seen singing the hit tune “Call Me Maybe” by Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen. Unlike when the President actually sang “Sweet Home Chicago” or “Let’s Stay Together,” the new video is comprised of a collection of Obama’s…

Jay Smooth decries ‘slut-shaming by association’ of Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama surprised observers this week when she answered a question from People Magazine about who she would be if she could be anyone in the world by replaying, “Beyonce.” Loop21 lit into Obama for her remark, claiming that even the comments on African-American websites found it”embarrassing,” apparently…

Colbert: My book is outselling O’Reilly’s

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert took a moment to bask in the glory that comes from having a book sitting in the number one spot on two bestseller lists.  Colbert’s children’s book I am a Pole and So Can You is currently the New York Times‘s…

Jon Stewart mocks Bloomberg’s proposed super-sized soda ban

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Thursday night lampooned a proposal by New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg to limit super-sized drinks. Under Bloomberg’s proposal, restaurants and places of public entertainment like stadiums would not be allowed to sell of cups of sugary drinks that are over 16 ounces.…

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