• Jon Stewart blasts Fox News for invoking his name (Video)

    It’s not uncommon for Jon Stewart to call out Fox News for its slanted reporting practices. But he took it to a new – and musical – level last night on The Daily Show. At the heart of the issue is that the conservative leaning cable news channel has been invoking Stewart’s name in order to prove that even liberals think the Affordable Care Act’s roll-out has been horrendously flawed.

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    Richard Pryor’s daughter, Rain Pryor stars in parody about abortion regulations (Video)

    Richard Pryor is known as one of the all-time great comedians for his controversial sets that took on the status quo. His daughter, comedienne Rain Pryor, follows in her father’s footsteps with this edgy sketch about the ridiculous abortion regulations that seem to pop up constantly (won’t be long until they’re texting nurses with the latest new law…). In The Far-Right Zone, Rain Pryor demonstrates how humorously difficult it can

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    Al Madrigal of the Daily Show explains why Republicans refuse to reverse government shutdown (Video)

    Over the last few days, there’s been the implication in Washington that Republicans in the House of Representatives would actually vote to end this absurd partial government shutdown— if it weren’t for their insane local districts who may not reelect them. Of course, this poses quite the dilemma. Those reasonable House members want to vote to help people but just can’t. Luckily, Jon Stewart and Al Madrigal shed some light

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    Jon Stewart asks Republicans: Are you familiar with how the world works? (Video)

    Last night’s Daily Show opened with a glorious seven-minute rant by Jon Stewart, in which he blasts Republicans in the House of Representatives for causing the partial government shutdown currently playing out. At the heart of Stewart’s frustration is that Republicans refuse to accept the time for debate and negotiation has long been over— and shutting down the government because you want President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act repealed is

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    John Hodgman tweet begins flurry of healthcare testimonials from young people

    As our country slipped into a partial government shutdown during the wee hours this morning, comedian, author and Daily Show contributor John Hodgman tweeted out a message to his nearly one million followers: “Young people: sign up for healthcare. Take it from me–YOU ARE NOT IMMORTAL.” Those few words set off a flurry of tweets directed toward Hodgman, in which his younger fans explain how healthcare saved them in the

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    Watch Cory Booker perform comedy

    Last night, Newark, NJ mayor and a newly anointed candidate for U.S. Senate — one whom was just endorsed by President Barack Obama — performed stand-up comedy. It wasn’t exactly a pure experience, in that there was no real threat of getting heckled nor was he performing for an audience forced to endure a two-drink minimum. It was part of the annual Stu Bykofsky Candidate Comedy Night in Philadelphia. And

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    Lewis Black to Texas governor Rick Perry: Don’t F*ck with New York (Video)

    So, if you’ve been paying close attention to the country’s political landscape recently, you may know that former presidential nominee and current Texas governor Rick Perry released an ad shitting all over New York in order to woo new businesses to the Lone Star state. He’s been really busy, actually; today he passed a bill that would ban all abortions beyond the 20th week of pregnancy. Anyway, here’s his ad.

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    Comedy shows once again pick up the slack for mainstream news (Infographic)

    For a long time now, late night television audiences have grown to trust shows like The Daily Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to provide them with an accurate summary of the day’s news. And there’s nothing wrong with learning about the smaller stories through an opening monologue or a bit on The Colbert Report. But when our country’s comedians are the only ones covering a major speech

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    DOMA is overturned and Daily Show correspondents Al Madrigal and Jason Jones get married (Video)

    Yesterday the Supreme Court finally overturned a nearly 20-year law that defined “marriage” as the union between a man and a woman only– aka the Defense of Marriage Act, aka DOMA. As a result gay couples will now enjoy the same federal benefits straight married couples have for decades. And as expected, last night’s DOMA coverage on The Daily Show was outstanding. It featured a report from Samantha Bee and

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    Bill Maher: ‘Mormonism is a stupid religion’ and more Maher truths from Just For Laughs– Chicago

    CHICAGO — Closing out the final night of the Just For Laughs festival in Chicago, Bill Maher delivered a characteristic round of hyper-liberal comedy and vivid pop culture warfare. Commenting on everything from assisted suicide to NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, from Mormons and masturbation to Popes, pot, and Peggy Noonan, Maher’s set contained little material that hadn’t already been delivered in stand-up specials and his HBO show (one joke I

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    John Oliver on Sarah Palin: We can just ignore her (Video)

    John Oliver opened his second week as host of The Daily Show with a rant on Sarah Palin’s return to Fox News. After viewing a short video reel of all of the crazy things the former governor had to say in one hour, Oliver had a moment of revelation. “We can just ignore her!” he exclaims. Realizing that the clip montage left him confused on where to start his criticism,

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    John Oliver is great as The Daily Show host, obviously (Video)

    If last night was the first time you ever watched The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – we’re making believe, ok?! – you would’ve simply assumed that Jon Stewart was a 35 year-old British dude. But what did you expect? Oliver has been nothing but brilliant through his five-plus years as a correspondent on the critically acclaimed show. There were no blunders, no awkward moments, nothing that would’ve raised eyebrows.

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    Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know: Always talk like a terrorist to thwart NSA (Video)

    Ever since British newspaper The Guardian published a story last week — thanks to whistleblower Edward Snowden — about how the National Security Agency was tracking activities of all Verizon customers, the jokes have been flying fast and furiously on Twitter and Facebook. All the while, our government claims that what seems like an incredible invasion of privacy and an afront to our civil liberties is simply just a responsible

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    The real reason Michele Bachmann isn’t running for re-election (Video)

    Michele Bachmann (Erin Gibson) releases a video announcing that she is leaving Congress and will not be running for re-election next year. With the help of her life partner Marcus (Bryan Safi) she reveals the “real” reason she is not running and explains what she will be doing with all of her newly found free time. If this doesn’t clear up everyone’s doubts about her decision, I don’t know what

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    Watch Jon Stewart’s uncensored 13-minute interview with Bill O’Reilly on The Daily Show (Video)

    Fox News favorite Bill O’Reilly stopped by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night to plug his newest book, Keep it Pithy. What ended up happening, as per usual when these two meet, was lots of bickering– and lots of sexual tension. Check it out. The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More:

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