Is Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom vying for some prime cable time? Or perhaps he just enjoys paying for a laugh.
San Francisco's former mayor has been listed as a donor for comedian Stephen Colbert’s satirical bid for the presidency.An announcement on Colbert’s political action committee’s website said the “super PAC” had filed $1,023,121.24 with the Federal Election Commission at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. Read More
You’ve already seen these witch-hatted, black-garbed garage-Goth gals back Stephen Colbert on his bid for hit singledom. So now, at long last, get ready for the full-length, as-yet-untitled debut disc from Jack White discovery The Black Belles, arriving Nov. 8 on his Third Man Records. Read More
Liberals tend to view last year’s Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC was the worst thing to happen to American democracy since Watergate. Hoping to prove that the ruling would allow “unlimited corporate money” to influence elections, Comedy Central star Stephen Colbert announced in March that he would form ColbertPAC, a political action committee. Thursday, almost three months later, the Federal Elections Commission narrowly granted him permission to do so. Read More
Jack White is nothing if not completely unpredictable. Break up his beloved White Stripes? Check. Oversee recordings with Conan O’Brien? Check. Have a good-natured “divorce party” with his soon-to-be-ex-missus, supermodel Karen Elson? Check. Read More
Left-wing comedian Stephen Colbert lampoons conservatives by posing as one on his Comedy Central television show, and creating caricatures of conservative arguments. But this month, one of his attempted jokes has backfired, making an accidentally brilliant point. In attempting to demonstrate how lax our campaign finance laws are, he has instead demonstrated how badly they can stifle free political speech — even comic political speech. Read More
Glenn Beck is reportedly going to "transition off" his daily Fox News show, according to an announcement. Beck will still produce special reports for the Fox News Channel through his media company Mercury Radio Arts.
Time to implement Stephen Colbert's plan for 'Glennpocalypse'?
Stephen Colbert highlighted the War in Libya last night, or as he reminded the audience, a "Limited Operation and narrow in scope focused on supporting the United Nations Security Council resolution which very specifically focused on humanitarian efforts protecting the civilians in Libya."
"Obama is making the classic mistake of not being Ronald Reagan . . ." Colbert announced, reminding viewers of Reagan's military operation in Libya, Operation El Dorado Canyon, "Oddyssy Dawn? Read More
Should Jullian Assange be Person of the Year? That's what voters in the TIME person of the year poll suggest. Read More
Comics deserve a lot of liberty to walk the edge. Yet the choice of theme of the Rally to Restore Sanity toys with shameful undercurrents. The comics’ choice of theme is just one step away from referencing Josef Mengele’s sadistic medical “experiments” as a launching pad for … irony. Read More
Milling around the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert rally today, I couldn't quite figure out the point. The acoustics were so bad also that you could barely hear anything unless you were right by the stage. Read More