Russell Brand Jeanine Pirro Response Video … Comedian Calls Fox News ‘Fanatical Terrorist Propagandist Organization’ Following Judge’s Rant Against Barack Obama
Fox News does not exactly have the best reputation as a cable news network. But when Russell Brand heard Judge Jeanine Pirro’s crazy opening monologue from her new show Justice, the comedian apparently decided he was “mad as hell and not going to take this anymore.” So Brand did wh... [Read More]
 
Key and Peele, Jay Pharoah, Jordan Carlos in epic Obama impression mashup? (Video)
An “Obam-off” of epic proportions may be in the works. Imagine Key & Peele, Jay Pharoah and the rest of the country’s top presidential impersonators in the same sketch video. It might just break the Internet, or at least help the President reclaim his Most Retweets record. Come... [Read More]
 
How 'SNL' Addressed Race in Season 39, as Shown in 11 Sketches
by Erik Voss With SNL's 39th season coming to a close, we're taking a look at the past season with a series of posts examining the highs, lows, and other memorable moments from the past eight months. Here, we look at the show's shifting tone on race over the arc of this season. This has not bee... [Read More]
 
The 24 Best Sketches of 'SNL' Season 39
by Erik Voss With SNL's 39th season coming to a close, we're taking a look at the past season with a series of posts examining the highs, lows, and other memorable moments from the past eight months. Here we recall some of our favorite sketches from the season — both live sketches and vid... [Read More]
 
'SNL' Review: Ladies Night with Charlize Theron
by Erik Voss Well, that was quite a turnaround. To everyone who commented on last week's tirade against Andrew Garfield's lackluster episode that it was about time I gave up on SNL: this episode right here is why I still love this show, and why I will never give up on it. The 90 minutes was about as... [Read More]
 
Watch Joel McHale's White House Correspondents Dinner Speech
by Megh Wright Community star and The Soup host Joel McHale hosted the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner over the weekend, and you can watch his entire speech above, in which he mocks everyone from Chris Christie to CNN to the Secret Service. Click through to watch Obama's speech as well as fou... [Read More]
 
Joel McHale White House Correspondents’ Dinner Jokes Funnier Than Barack Obama’s? Watch Videos Of President And ‘Community’ Star At 2014 Nerd Prom (VIDEOS)
When we heard Joel McHale was speaking at the 2014 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, we knew we would be in for an evening of laughs. But we did not think the Community star would nearly get out-joked by the President himself! Barack Obama took the stage first at the 2014 Nerd Prom, and he p... [Read More]
 
White House Press Secretary Says Jon Stewart Was Obama's Toughest Interview in 2012
by Bradford Evans Barack Obama's press secretary Jay Carney told students at Georgetown that Jon Stewart was actually the president's "most substantive, challenging interview" in 2012, instead of, you know, any interviews with real journalists. Here's what Carney said (via The Wrap): I remember we h... [Read More]
 
Attention Comedians: Apply for health insurance. It’s the law! And it’s good for you!
For far too long, I've heard about the plight of comedians who don't have health insurance because they're not in a union such as SAG or the WGA that can subsidize the costs or offer a plan they can afford. I've shared far too many stories about benefit shows and fund-raisers for comedians who fell ... [Read More]
 
President Obama Reflects on 'Between Two Ferns': "We Had a Great Time"
by Bradford Evans "Zach actually was pretty nervous. It was funny to watch because this whole Between Two Ferns schtick – which I wasn’t familiar with before my staff told me that we had been pitched to do this – his whole character is to go after the guest, and I think he was look... [Read More]