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Jon Stewart: Why won’t Gingrich quit?

The dominant media narrative going into Tuesday’s Republican primary voting in Alabama, Mississippi, Hawaii and American Samoa was that Newt Gingrich must carry the south or leave the race. On Wednesday night’s The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart took a moment to survey the aftermath and to ponder what will…

Colbert asks where Romney’s dog would go if his car had a windmill

Bored with President Barack Obama’s energy policy, Stephen Colbert spent Monday evening championing the GOP presidential candidates for being “plain spoken” folks when it comes to science. The Comedy Central personality had an animated one-sided discussion about Rick Santorum’s latest dismissal of climate change with his house plant Robert, who…

Jon Stewart: Fox, shut the f*ck up about how victimized you are

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Tuesday night took Fox News to task for responding to the controversy surrounding Rush Limbaugh by claiming he was just a comedian. “Nobody is hiding behind comedy,” he noted. “And there are repercussions for what comedians say. When you’re doing it in a club,…

Colbert: Jeff Foxworthy is no longer a ‘redneck’ for endorsing Romney

Stephen Colbert previewed the upcoming Mississippi and Alabama contests in the GOP presidential race Monday evening with a faux Southern accent imitating Mitt Romney’s new country slang. The Comedy Central personality was particularly enthused with comedian Jeff Foxworthy endorsing the former Massachusetts governor and joining him for a campaign stop.…

Jon Stewart: Media just ‘annoyed’ Rihanna didn’t retweet their Kony coverage

On his show Monday night, Jon Stewart took on the “Kony 2012″ viral video, which called for greater efforts to arrest the fugitive head of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army. “The media just seems annoyed that it took this guy to get people to listen,” he joked. Both CNN’s Anderson Cooper…

SNL’s ‘alternative universe’ Limbaugh has a unique line-up of new advertisers –including ‘Depends for Racists’

After more than a week of heavy criticism and the loss of almost 100 advertisers due to sexist remarks Rush Limbaugh made about Georgetown student Sandra Fluke, Saturday Night Live’s Taran Killam donned the shock jock’s visage to poke fun at right-wing talk radio’s most notorious “heavy-hitter.” “I called a…

Bill Maher defends his defense of Rush Limbaugh

As expected, on Friday night’s episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, the host used the closing segment of his show to discuss the controversy surrounding his remarks earlier this week when he defended shock jock Rush Limbaugh. Maher said, “I don’t like it that people are made to disappear…

Stephen Colbert calls Fox’s Bolling to find out his gas price secret

For days, rising Fox News personality Eric Bolling has been touting a “secret plan” to lower gas prices by a dollar, a plan that he refuses to disclose to anyone but the Obama administration. He claims the plan is written down on a sheet of paper in a manilla envelope…

Jon Stewart mocks Breitbart’s Obama footage

Daily Show host Jon Stewart made fun of Sean Hannity on Thursday night for hyping a video that showed President Barack Obama introducing Harvard law professor Derrick Bell. In the video from 1990, Obama is seen encouraging students to “open up your hearts and minds to the words of Professor…

Women’s suffrage is a ‘Bad Romance’

For International Women’s Day, it might be worth revisiting the days before women’s suffrage. At least, that seems to be the goal of Soomo Publishing, which produced a parody Lady Gaga’s ‘Bad Romance’ video. The actors, dressed in turn-of-the-century suffragette gear, sung lyrics that call back the days before women…

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