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Michelle Obama battles Jimmy Fallon in fitness challenge

Continuing with the promotion of her “Let’s Move” fitness campaign, First Lady Michelle Obama invited comedian Jimmy Fallon to the White House to compete against him in a series of physical activities. Tuesday night’s episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon showed the NBC host and Mrs. Obama compete in a…

Olbermann mocks GOP lawmaker for linking to satirical ‘Abortionplex’ article

On his show Monday night, Current TV host Keith Olbermann lampooned Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) for mistaking an article from the satirical news outlet The Onion for real news. Fleming or his staff posted a link to the article, titled “Planned Parenthood Opens $8 Billion Abortionplex,” on the conservative congressman’s…

Republican’s real feelings for Mitt Romney revealed in new song: ‘Phony’

Inspired by music superstar Jay-Z’s song “Glory” for his new born daughter, hip-hop radio host Jay Smooth thought it was time to dedicate a few lines to GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney. Smooth’s parody “Phony” purports to represent how dissatisfied Republican voters feel, put into a rap song about Romney’s…

SNL parodies Gingrich as ‘moon president’

Saturday Night Live joined in on the “Newt Gingrich loves the moon” fun in its latest episode. With his bid of becoming President of the United States no longer possible, SNL’s Gingrich is now president of the lunar world in 2014, providing him sweet redemption for those who ridiculed his…

Bill Maher ‘unbaptizes’ Mitt Romney’s dead Atheist father-in-law

As Gawker noted last week, Ann Romney’s father, Edward Davies –a scientist and engineer who worked on NASA’s early space program– died a “resolute atheist who insisted that his family be raised without participating in an organized religion.” But that didn’t stop GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney from having his…

Colbert to spend super PAC’s million dollars on ‘cat breading’ meme

The Colbert super PAC has netted more than one million dollars, according to its Federal Election filing. On Thursday night’s episode of The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert confirmed that viewers “gave until it hurt,” although some, he said, apparently have a very low threshold for pain. Some 1,600 donors…

‘Daily Show’ asks Gov. Rick Scott to take drug test

On Thursday night’s The Daily Show, correspondent Aasif Mandvi traveled to Orlando, Florida to meet Louis Lebron, a Navy veteran on public assistance who refuses to submit to a state-ordered drug test. Florida’s state legislature, led by Governor Rick Scott, mandated that all recipients of welfare should be tested for…

Colbert launches ‘vicious personal attack’ Twitter meme to ‘help’ GOP

In his victory speech in Florida Tuesday night, Mitt Romney said that while some may say that a long, bloody primary battle weakens the Republican Party, he believes that it prepares them for the general election battle to come. On Wednesday’s The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert agreed, and presented…

Stewart: Gingrich has confused ‘winning’ and ‘getting his a** kicked’

In the wake of the Floriday primary on Tuesday, The Daily Show on Wednesday took a look at the results. Romney’s decisive victory over Newt Gingrich, said host Jon Stewart, has prompted the roll-out of the “General Election Romney.” “It’s always exciting to see a new Romney. I wonder what…

‘Sesame Street’ parody: Gingrich puppet wants to live on moon

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s plan to create a moon base has finally been put to music. In a parody of Ernie’s 1978 classic Sesame Street song, puppet Newt Gingrich sings that he wants “to live on the moon.” “I would like to look down at the Earth from above…

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