Is the 2016 presidential campaign beyond satire?
All the late-night shows have tried to lampoon a certain Republican nominee, but when real-life TV feels stranger than fiction, does satire fall flat?At its finest, satire can forever define the perception of a politician or a news story – the word “strategery” will forever be (inc... [Read More]
Ayesha Hazarika: 'Labour's best drinker? They're so good at it, I couldn't say'
She advised Ed Miliband and wrote gags for Harriet Harman. Now Ayesha Hazarika is turning her heady Whitehall days into standupAyesha Hazarika is hungover, but it’s nothing to do with drink. “Politics has gone on a mad bender,” says the standup. “One of those benders where, t... [Read More]
Nikki Glaser Asks Trump Supporters to Make America Horny Again on ‘Not Safe’
Here’s a new segment from this week’s Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, where Nikki heads to a Trump rally to ask his supporters some challenging and obviously very NSFW questions about the presidential candidate. If you were curious what some Trump fans mean when they say Bernie Sanders is ba... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert to broadcast LIVE editions of The Late Show during 2016 GOP, Democratic conventions
"We'll do it live!" Stephen Colbert presided over a live edition of The Late Show on CBS this February following Super Bowl 50, and he's hosted a rare live episode in late-night here and there as well. So why not take advantage of the anticipated political fireworks that'll go off this July in ... [Read More]
‘The Late Show’ Will Cover the Democratic and Republican Conventions with Live Episodes Next Month
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is going live next month. According to Deadline, Colbert and his team will cover the Republican and Democratic conventions next month with two weeks of live episodes, which will run during the Republican convention in Cleveland from Monday, July 18th through Thursd... [Read More]
In 2016, George Carlin’s Political Nihilism Is Becoming the Only Sensible Opinion
Sponsored by TodayTix — last minute theater and comedy tickets at the best prices right on your phone. It seemed a great injustice to me, in the months following George Carlin’s death in 2008, that the legendary comedian wasn’t around to see his country elect its first black presid... [Read More]
Learn About the Four Failed Gun Control Measures with ‘The Daily Show’s ‘Let’s Do Anything!’
In the wake of the Orlando mass shooting, the Senate finally met earlier this week to take action on gun control, but instead they got nothing done by rejecting four proposed gun control measures — two from the Democrats and two from the Republicans. In case you’d like to know why the De... [Read More]
Learn About the Four Failed Gun Control Measures with ‘The Daily Show’s ‘Let’s Do Anything!’
In the wake of the Orlando mass shooting, the Senate finally met earlier this week to take action on gun control, but instead they got nothing done by rejecting four proposed gun control measures — two from the Democrats and two from the Republicans. In case you’d like to know why the De... [Read More]
Learn About the Four Failed Gun Control Measures with ‘The Daily Show’s ‘Let’s Do Anything!’
In the wake of the Orlando mass shooting, the Senate finally met earlier this week to take action on gun control, but instead they got nothing done by rejecting four proposed gun control measures — two from the Democrats and two from the Republicans. In case you’d like to know why the De... [Read More]
Learn About the Four Failed Gun Control Measures with ‘The Daily Show’s ‘Let’s Do Anything!’
In the wake of the Orlando mass shooting, the Senate finally met earlier this week to take action on gun control, but instead they got nothing done by rejecting four proposed gun control measures — two from the Democrats and two from the Republicans. In case you’d like to know why the De... [Read More]