| Jul 22, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Some recent headlines from the alternate universe of modern conservatism:
Rush Limbaugh claims the bad guy in the new "Batman" movie was named Bane to remind voters of Mitt Romney's controversial tenure at Bain Capital.
Michele Bachmann, citing zero...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Lots of folks are probably suffering symptoms of Colbert-withdrawal due to the sudden -- and unexplained suspension of the Colbert Report's taping. The Washington Post noted: Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” suddenly canceled taping...
| May 16, 2011
| 11:05 PM
We've been waiting all weekend for the heavyweight debate over rapper Common's invitation to a White House poetry reading. Monday night, it finally happened, as Comedy Central's Jon Stewart sat down across the table from Fox News' Bill O'Reilly.
| May 15, 2011
| 6:20 PM
With high unemployment rates, shaken investor confidence and three ongoing wars facing the United States, Fox News' Bill O'Reilly and Comedy Central's Jon Stewart will square off Monday night to debate that most important of topics: Common's appearance...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 11:53 AM
About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She also studies public...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 7:40 AM
It seems that Michele Bachmann's husband, Marcus, and his counseling clinics are the new favorite punch line for political comedians.
With his "pray the gay away" therapy tactics under scrutiny, Marcus Bachmann has been lampooned all week on Comedy...
| May 24, 2011
| 9:04 AM
The disastrous start to Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is serving up plenty of fodder for late night comedians.
After flip-flopping on Paul Ryan's budget proposal (and then claiming anyone who quoted him directly was spreading falsehoods, which...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:34 AM
CNN's Don Lemon is making the rounds on Comedy Central's late night political humor shows and he's building a strong case for the coveted title of "America's Funniest Anchor."
Earlier this week in a clip dubbed "CNN anchor Don Lemon Appears not to...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 4:22 PM
TMZ reports that comedian Greg Giraldo died today at age 44. He had been in the hospital for five days after an overdose on prescription drugs. Sad. I don't know much about him, but he was the only one of......
| Aug 18, 2010
| 4:22 AM
Here's Chris in KS on AGT!:Tonight we’re in for a show full of second chances! Each judge has selected four acts to perform for us on tonight’s show. Whether you believe these people have the right to be here or not,......
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:38 PM
I think it is time for fans of Jon Stewart to start worrying about him. He has not been right since the day CNN confronted his friend, Anthony Weiner, outside the then-congressman's office -- and Stewart attacked CNN for doing its job.
Stewart has been...