Dennis Miller praises Texas governor Rick Perry, gets some laughs at Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival

AUSTIN – As day two of the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival arrived on April 24, I crossed the threshold of the Paramount Theatre, wondering how exactly a comedian like Dennis Miller would be received by an Austin audience. Well known for his outspoken conservatism and completely esoteric punch lines, Miller could easily have stepped out in front of a theater full of dyed-in-the-wool liberals, hostile to any cracks about

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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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Sarah Silverman and friends raise money for NAACP at “glorious” anti-Rick Perry show

Sarah Silverman has never shied away from employing racial slurs in her comedy, but she’s always maintained that—like any good comedian—she’s making a larger point about racism when she uses racist language, rather than exploiting offensive terms merely for the sake of shock value. Last night Silverman put her money where her mouth is with a new show, “Live at Niggerhead: Stripping the Paint Off Of Good Ol’ Fashioned Racism,”

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