• Jay Leno cancels National Shooting Sports Foundation headlining gig

    Hours after we posted a story yesterday about Jay Leno headlining a gun group’s annual Shot Show, Leno announced he was canceling his appearance. “Jay was asked to do what was positioned as a sportsman show, and when he found out it was a pro gun lobby show, he cancelled,” Leno’s spokesman Bruce Bobbins said in a statement. “There was no money involved at this point, and if there was

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    Jay Leno headlining gun group’s annual Shot Show, National Shooting Sports Foundation boasts $1,250 ticket packages

    Jay Leno will headline the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual Shot Show State of the Industry dinner, for which ticket packages run up to $1,250; individual tickets are $115-$135. The stand-up gig goes down Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, where the yearly annual Shot Show – the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show – brings together 65,000 industry professionals from all 50 states and 100

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    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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    Jon Stewart baffled over the annual NRA convention (Video)

    The NRA held its annual convention this past weekend, and it’s surprisingly the only public meeting where people are allowed into the facilities with firearms of any kind, but banned from entering if they possess any food item containing chickpeas. According to Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last night, the members “high-fived each other with their non-gun holding hand,” and also discussed a multitude of topics ranging from Obamacare

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    Hey, United States government: please watch John Oliver’s gun control series on The Daily Show

    If you haven’t been watching The Daily Show’s series on gun control, please do yourself a favor and catch up with the trio of videos below. Last night the final segment aired, wrapping up what has proven to be the most compelling news coverage on the topic since the United States Senate killed a modest bill that simply would’ve expanded background checks on gun buyers. John Oliver, who will step

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    Jim Carrey becomes Charlton Heston in musical satire about gun control (Video)

    Jim Carrey has proven himself as a talented comedic and dramatic actor, but can be pull off the title of biting social satirist? That’s for you to decide, Laughspinners. In his latest project he becomes the singer in a band called Lonesome Earl and the Clutterbusters – indie darlings Eels lend their musical talents – in an effort to express his frustration over the lack of stricter gun laws. In

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