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Colbert defends Perry: ‘Until recently Camp David only admitted white presidents’

Rushing to the defense of Rick Perry, Stephen Colbert said Monday evening that the controversial hunting camp rock story was “much ado about nothing.” While letting a Herman Cain soundbite say the word “N—er head” instead of himself, the Comedy Central host mentioned how, “Many presidents have vacationed at questionably…

Stewart explains Perry’s ‘N*ggerhead’ and other racist landmarks

In the light of revelations that Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry leased a hunting ranch that had been called “Niggerhead,” Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart and Wyatt Cenac took a tour of other places with racist names. “Wyatt, I know you grew up in Texas,” Stewart told Cenac. “It’s got to…

Colbert has trouble finding ‘hippie argle-bargle’ in ‘Occupy Wall St.’

In a segment Wednesday night, Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert tried to crack jokes about the “moon units” protesting Wall Street, but seemed to have a little trouble finding the “mindless hippie argle-bargle” he wanted. “Today I sent a camera crew to film the fabulous furry freak show and find…

FEC approves Colbert ‘Super PAC’

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) Friday gave Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert permission to set up his so-called Super PAC. Colbert was seeking to be able to use unlimited donations from corporations and individuals on independent expenditures to support or oppose candidates in the 2012 campaign cycle. Campaign finance reform advocates…

Some Members of Congress to see bin Laden photos

WASHINGTON — The Central Intelligence Agency this week plans to show some lawmakers photos of a deceased Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, who was killed May 2 in a daring US raid, officials said. Dutch Ruppersberger of Maryland, ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, was to go to CIA…

N. Korea to convene parliament in April

SEOUL (AFP) – North Korea said on Friday it would call its parliament into session in April, with the eyes of the world on heir apparent Kim Jong-Un’s rise to power in the secretive regime. The fourth session of the 12th Supreme People’s Assembly will take place in Pyongyang on…

Colbert drowns his ‘Keith Olber-mug’: ‘Got to remember not to drink from this’

Comedy host: ‘Am I canceled?’ On Monday night, Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert took time to reflect on the sudden end to Keith Olbermann’s eight-year run on MSNBC. “Well, we finally know what they were counting down to,” he joked. “Nation, as you know whenever a pundit relinquishes their post, I…

Colbert: Limbaugh ripped off my offensive Chinese impersonation

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert Thursday joined Asian Americans who were infuriated at conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh for mocking the way Chinese President Hu Jintao speaks. The conservative commentator had lampooned Hu — who he called the “ChiCom dictator” — over his joint news conference Wednesday with US President Barack…

Fox News began criticizing Tucson memorial even before it ended

President Barack Obama warned that the next news cycle after the service for the Tucson shooting victims shouldn’t drift away into “point scoring and pettiness.” But that’s exactly what happened at Fox News, even before the memorial service had ended: a reality difficult for Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart to stomach.…

‘I should be president!’ Daily Show‘s ‘puppet McCain’ laments

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has always come off as a bit cranky, but his puppet counterpart on The Daily Show is off the charts. “McCain stands now less as a paragon of straight talk independence and more as an object lesson as just how f*cking mad people get when they…

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