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Jon Stewart blasts George Zimmerman media spectacle

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Thursday night mocked the media’s response to charges being filed against George Zimmerman, who claims to have shot and killed Florida teen Trayvon Martin in self-defense. On Wednesday, Florida state attorney general Angela Corey announced that Zimmerman would face second-degree murder charges for the…

Stewart to Santorum: You’re not that special

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart took a moment to address Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Rick Santorum’s remarks upon suspending his campaign and conceding the candidacy to former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R). The former Senator offered the usual words of thanks to family and staff,…

Obama calls Ronald Reagan a ‘wild-eyed, socialist, tax-hiking class warrior’

President Obama made the case today for the so-called “Buffet Rule,” which would mandate that the wealthy pay the same percentage of their income in taxes as middle class families. He described for the audience the actions of one of his predecessors in the Oval Office, a president who “gave…

Colbert issues Grassley-esque tweets

Stephen Colbert was so eager Tuesday evening to discuss Sen. Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) calling President Barack Obama “stupid” on Twitter that he decided to read the Senator’s grammatically challenged account. “Folks, this isn’t just tweeting, this is avant-garde, stream of consciousness poetry,” he said.  ”It’s Jack Kerouac typing On The Road with…

Jon Stewart destroys CNN for ‘branded news segments within the news’

On Tuesday night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart took CNN to task for their seemingly endless amount of catchy-sounding but irrelevantly-named segments. “CNN seems to believe that the key to revitalizing the network is to create branded news segments within the news,” he said. “Why are you doing this?” Stewart…

Parody ad shows how to do your taxes like Mitt Romney

Well, it’s that time again. For all you last-minute tax filers, the deadline is only six days away to gather up all your receipts and your W-2s, sit down with Turbo Tax and a bottle of Excedrin and get to it. Next year, though, why not do what Mitt Romney…

Stewart creates ‘LOLCats’ image to respond to Judith Miller

Jon Stewart analyzed the fallout from NBC editing the 911 call tapes of Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman Monday night, including poking fun at Fox News’ outrage at their news rival. Stewart was intrigued by Fox News contributor Judith Miller criticizing NBC for bad journalism, citing how Miller is notorious…

Lewis Black on Trayvon Martin case: A process is missing

Comedian Lewis Black on Monday night was baffled by the fact that George Zimmerman, who shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, was not arrested. “Doesn’t there have to be some sort of process that occurs were they at least yell at him for awhile,” he asked CNN’s Piers Morgan.…

SNL mocks Romney for pandering to everyone

In a send-up of Mitt Romney’s presidential aspirations, Saturday Night Live mocked the Republican frontrunner by displaying parody clips of a campaign tour in which “he claimed to be interested in things we know he is not interested in.” Speaking before the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to…

Colbert Report takes on Florida’s manatee mailbox massacre

The idyllic town of Cocoa, Florida may seem like a peaceful place, but lurking there between the palm fronds is a violent criminal. Someone is blowing up the manatee mailboxes of this otherwise pleasant, peaceful Florida town. On Thursday’s “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert turned a penetrating investigative eye…

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