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Jon Stewart to Obama: Eight presidents couldn’t rid US of ‘oil addiction’

President Obama called for “America to seize its own destiny” and stop depending on foreign oil in his Oval Office speech Tuesday. But Obama is just the latest in a long line of presidents who have tried to get the U.S. off of oil and failed, Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart…

Jon Stewart on BP disaster: ‘We are so f*cked’

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart gave his regular ribbing to oil giant BP on Thursday, declaring, in sum, that the US is “so fucked.” Among other things, Stewart mocked an idea put forth by Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and carried by Raw Story, who argued that BP should consider using…

Jon Stewart to Obama: Actually, ‘the ass has been kicking you’

President Barack Obama is looking for an ass to kick over the BP oil spill. Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart suggests that he should start by kicking his own. Tourism has taken a hit on the Gulf Coast and Stewart doesn’t think that Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour is helping the situation.…

Colbert shows Obama how to rough up BP CEO

President Barack Obama has been wondering “whose ass to kick” over a BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Monday BP CEO Tony Hayward became the clear target as Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert showed whose butt to kick and exactly how to do it. BP succeeded in placing a…

Hamas has been working on a ‘crutch-a-pult’, Jon Stewart jokes

Israel insists that commandos had to intercept aid ships headed for Gaza because they could have been supplying weapons to Hamas. At least nine activists were killed in the raid. Israel said that they were forced to use live rounds because activists attacked them first. “The activists said they never…

Jon Stewart to Apple: ‘Microsoft was supposed to be the evil one’

Apple promised to save the world from conformity in its famous 1984 advertisement. Following the raid of a blogger that obtained a next generation iPhone, the technology company may now be turning into Big Brother. Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart says Microsoft was supposed to be “the evil one” but Apple…

Seattle cartoonist: May 20 is ‘Everybody Draw Mohammed Day’

UPDATE: The Seattle cartoonist characterized as leading a movement against Comedy Central censorship says she didn’t mean for her cartoon to go viral or “be the focus of any group.” In a statement, she said, “I make cartoons about current, cultural events. I made a cartoon of a ‘poster’ entitled…

Jon Stewart interrogates muppet Michael Steele

With Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele coming under fire from all sides, even Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart would love a chance to grill him on some of his recent problems and misstatements. “Chairman Steele was actually scheduled to be a guest on this program back on January 18,” Stewart…

Jon Stewart mocks CNN: ‘We don’t know what the f*ck we’re doing’

Already in the midst of a massive ratings plunge, the last thing CNN needed was to get savaged by Jon Stewart over its strategy to win back viewers. The New York Times reported this week that the network “continued what has become a precipitous decline in ratings for its prime-time…

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