| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It is fitting that we referred to last week's storm-that-wasn't as a snowquestration. And not just because it was kind of embarrassing and shut the government down.
No, the meteorological turbulence — such as it was — was like the economic...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Stand-up comedian Jeff Dunham has carved a career out of ventriloquism with popular puppets like Walter, Peanut and Achmed the terrorist. Dunham has appeared on Comedy Central Presents and specials titled "Spark of Insanity" and...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,......
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Say what you will about the controversies the Baltimore Police Department has found itself embroiled in over the years, but we can say definitely that they're not involved in the Trayvon Martin case. That's the Sanford Police Department, outside Orlando,...