• Chris Rock’s SNL monologue tackles Boston marathon, Freedom Tower, gun control (Video)

    Opening with the Boston Marathon bombing, Chris Rock delivered a Saturday Night Live monologue unlike the light-hearted fare offered by most SNL hosts. Some online are claiming the old standby arguments against such a bit: “It’s too soon” and “sometimes there are things you just don’t joke about.” I disagree with both of these sentiments. Rock could and should joke about whatever he wants, but it would be preferable if

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    Watch Steven Wright at the Boston Strong benefit show for Boston Marathon bombing victims (Video)

    Last night some of the world’s best known Boston-native performers – including comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright – came together at the TD Garden in Beantown to raise money for The One Fund in honor of the victims of last month’s bombing at the Boston Marathon. Cook and Wright joined the likes of J. Geils Band, the Dropkick Murphys and, of course, Aerosmith, who closed the show with an

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    Stephen Colbert calls out Fox News for ‘singing like a canary’ (Video)

    Every right-wing pundit on television is shocked, disturbed, and enraged that Boston bomber, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, has finally been read his rights. According to Fox News anchors (no really, like every anchor on that program), Dzhokar was “singing like a canary” before the big, bad judge strolled in with his gavel and the Constitution and read Tsarnaev his rights. That was pretty fucked up by the judge, wouldn’t you say? Treating

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    Amy Poehler has some good things to say about the Boston Marathon Bombings (Video)

    On the latest installment of her weekly Web series Ask Amy, wherein she answers questions from young people, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler addressed the way in which we all currently consume images online and on television, especially now as it relates to the Boston Marathon Bombings. Listen to what Poehler has to say and leave your thoughts in the comments section. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly

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    Jon Stewart blasts CNN over Boston Marathon coverage: They figured out a way to sh*t in their own mouth (Video)

    Unless you were asleep all day yesterday – and if you were, we’re jealous – you undoubtedly know about CNN’s massive reporting fuck-up, wherein they assuredly claimed that a suspect in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing had been arrested. CNN anchors John King and Wolf Blitzer took great pride in this “exclusive” information. In the end, of course, that information turned out to be untrue—at least for now. Luckily, Jon Stewart

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    Stephen Colbert calls Boston Marathon terrorists ‘cowards’ on The Colbert Report (Video + full transcript)

    Like his fellow comedy anchor Jon Stewart did 30 minutes before him last night on Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert addressed the bombings at the Boston Marathon, which took place Monday, leaving three dead and nearly 200 more injured. Be began The Colbert Report with a tribute to the strength of Bostonians, which you can watch below. We’ve transcribed the entire opening as well. Look, before we begin, I just want

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    Jon Stewart’s love note to Beantown a day after the Boston Marathon bombings (Video)

    Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart offered a bit of a love note to the city of Boston, a day after two bombs were detonated near the finish of the Boston Marathon and left three dead and nearly 200 injured. “Thank you for once again, in the face of gross inhumanity, inspiring and solidifying my belief in humanity and the people of this country. So, thank for everything

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    Fox removes Family Guy episode in light of Boston Marathon bombings

    In response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon (see Patton Oswalt’s response) on Monday, that, as of this writing, has left three dead and 183 injured, Fox has pulled a recent episode of Family Guy that depicts multiple deaths at the Boston Marathon. Originally airing on March 17, the episode features a flashback scene wherein character Peter Griffin is seen running over runners at the Boston Marathon with his

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    Patton Oswalt responds to Boston Marathon bombing: The good outnumber the evil

    As of this writing, there have been two confirmed deaths and dozens more injured – many critically – in a bombing that took place today near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. While we’re certainly not the news organization on which you should rely when it comes to horrible events like this, we did want to share something comedian Patton Oswalt posted on his Facebook page. Here it is,

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