• Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams hits Toronto to investigate Rob Ford supporters (Video)

    This week the Toronto city council stripped crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford of most of his powers. After weeks of bad press, lawmakers in the most populous city in Canada finally made a move. However, five members of the council voted against the motion to remove Ford’s powers. And 24 percent of city residents are still on board the Ford train. So last night, Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams hit Toronto

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    Toronto mayor Rob Ford seen in drunken rant: will he take Jon Stewart’s advice now? (Video)

    Jon Stewart pleaded with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to resign after he finally admitted this week that, yes, he has smoked crack— and the reports of a video wherein he smoked crack, did, indeed exist. Since that episode of The Daily Show aired, things have only gotten worse for Ford. Today the Toronto Star published a video, wherein the mayor is seen totally drunk and screaming about wanting to murder

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    Jon Stewart calls Toronto enablers, tells mayor Rob Ford to go to rehab (Video)

    Embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford yesterday finally came clean yesterday and admitted that he smoked crack, an allegation that surfaced since reports of a video showing him doing just that came to light. But instead of stepping down from his post of governing over Canada’s most populated city, he assured the citizens of our northern neighbors that he’ll seek re-election next year. Jon Stewart has a problem with this. And

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    Colin Quinn: ‘Unconstitutional’ in Toronto at JFL 42 (Review)

    TORONTO – Just For Laugh’s JFL 42, a 10-Day comedy festival in Toronto featuring 42 different acts, kicked off this week– and I made the trek through the rain from Kitchener this weekend for my first night of coverage. Colin Quinn performed Unconstitutional, his one-man show on the American Constitution, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. And if anyone had doubts Quinn could make American history funny and entertaining to a

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    Jon Stewart thinks alleged crackhead Toronto mayor Rob Ford is sort of hilarious (Video)

    Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford has essentially become a slapstick comedy star 70 years after the movement was popularized. But walking into inanimate objects and stumbling publicly aren’t his only talents– he’s also a master of the slightly racist backhanded compliment! Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart deconstructs Ford and tackles the reason this politician has been in the news lately: it’s got a lot to do with a

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    Louis C.K. goes on hilarious Twitter insult spree (Image gallery)

    Louis C.K. Has a pretty active “web presence.” He has a long history of posting on comedy message boards, and not just to promote stuff either (read his particularly interesting back-and-forth with Doug Stanhope on Google Groups from 2005, if you haven’t yet*). He’s happy to interact with fans online, often fielding questions and even offering advice to young, blossoming comedians. But for as long as Louis has interacted with

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    Exclusive audio interview with comedian Guy Earle, fined $15,000 for 'homophobic' insults

    A four year-long legal case centered around a stand-up comedian hurling bigoted insults from stage toward a lesbian couple came to a head on April 20. Guy Earle, the comic in question, was ordered to pay accuser Lorna Pardy $15,000 in damages she allegedly sustained in May 2007 from Earle’s “sexist and homophobic” insults. The owner of the Vancouver restaurant where the comedy show took place, was also ordered to

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