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Colbert: Gitmo trials designed by Bush, implemented by Obama, inspired by Kafka

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert revealed that some external agency is controlling the media’s access to information at the military tribunal of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the terrorist attacks of Sep. 11, 2001. Colbert opened the segment on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s trial by pointing out

Stewart names Vatican sex scandal spy thriller: ‘Nopussy’

On Wednesday night, Jon Stewart, host of the “The Daily Show,” talked about difficulties currently facing the Italian peninsula, including the disruption of recent elections and the resignation of Pope Benedict under a cloud of scandal. Italy has had its fair share of national woes over the centuries, said Stewart, including foreign occupations, economic

Comic Lee Camp: ‘Fracking is Sexy And F-cking Excellent’

Comedian Lee Camp assailed the practice of fracking in a video released on Monday, mocking supporters of the practice who insist it is safe while arguing they should not have to reveal the chemicals involved. “It’s a funny thing about the word ‘safe,’” Camp said, affecting an impersonation of a fracking advocate. “It’s …

Glenn Beck turns down WWE invitation after anger over tea party characters

World Wresting Entertainment invited Glenn Beck onto the program Raw after the conservative radio host criticized the organization for creating characters that appear to be caricatures of anti-immigrant tea party conservatives. In response to the WWE’s invitation, Beck tweeted on Friday evening, “Unfortunately I am currently booked doing anything else.” In their YouTube video

Obama taps ‘Kid President’ to announce White House Easter egg roll

In an Easter-themed video published Thursday on YouTube, none other than President Barack Obama reaches out to “Kid President,” the star of an increasingly popular video series, to help him announce the 2013 White House Easter egg roll. “Kid President” is actually a 9-year-old kid named Bobby who has a condition that makes his

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