• Indecision 2000: How Jon Stewart made Fake News become real news

    Late night comedians have become the signal within the noise of information in today’s tsunami of 24-hour news coverage. They have the unique ability to follow the punches to the face from 2018’s outrageous midterm election headlines with the first aid of laughter.  Many television historians credit Jon Stewart with being the original comedy newsman. By the end of his tenure at The Daily Show, Rolling Stone had named Stewart  “the

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    Amy Schumer, John Oliver win Peabody Awards + Amy Schumer’s hilarious booty video!

    Amy Schumer and John Oliver join fellow Comedy Central cohorts Jon Stewart and Key & Peele as Peabody Award Winners. The Peabody Awards are given annually for various media. “The single criteria for receiving a Peabody Award is excellence,” says its website. Unlike the Oscars or Emmys, there are no set number of winners each year and there are no categories. Television shows, radio broadcasts, documentaries and online media are

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    Comedy Central’s Key & Peele’s Peabody Award is well deserved

    Key & Peele join the ranks of other Comedy Central shows The Daily Show and The Colbert Report as a Peabody Award winner. The socially relevant sketch comedy show, created by stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, was one of 46 programs awarded the George Foster Peabody Award which recognizes radio and television programs for “distinguished and meritorious public service.” Their sketch series has tackled race relations on many occasions in

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