Jay Leno headlining gun group’s annual Shot Show, National Shooting Sports Foundation boasts $1,250 ticket packages
Jay Leno will headline the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual Shot Show State of the Industry dinner, for which ticket packages run up to $1,250; individual tickets are $115-$135. The stand-up gig goes down Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, where the yearly annual ... [Read More]
 
Cecily Strong to Headline 2015's White House Correspondents' Dinner
by Megh Wright SNL's Cecily Strong just set a fancy gig for next year. USA Today reports that Strong has signed on to headline as the guest comedian at next year's White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on April 25th. Strong will make the fourth woman to headline the event in its 82-year his... [Read More]
 
A Politician Applies For a Job at McDonald's, by Ben Godar
by Brian Boone, Editor I am here to announce my application for the position of line cook at this McDonald’s location. You don’t know me, so let me take a moment to introduce myself. There are a few things that set me apart from the other candidates hovering in the lobby and sipping comp... [Read More]
 
W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish
AUSTIN — If Friday’s comedians at Fun Fun Fun Fest contended with the low lows of celebrity and popular culture, Saturday’s theme might as well have been “Damn the man, save the Empire.” Politics, politics, and more politics. W. Kamau Bell’s set, for example, offe... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart Midterm Election coverage last night end of an era
For many, last night was a mix of emotions. For some it was a day to proudly cast a vote, making their voices heard and fulfilling an age-old civic duty. For those opposed, it was a day to protest through inaction, decrying what they see as a faulty system. For the apathetic and possibly comedy-incl... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock’s SNL monologue tackles Boston marathon, Freedom Tower, gun control (Video)
Opening with the Boston Marathon bombing, Chris Rock delivered a Saturday Night Live monologue unlike the light-hearted fare offered by most SNL hosts. Some online are claiming the old standby arguments against such a bit: “It’s too soon” and “sometimes there are things you j... [Read More]
 
ISIS ridiculed by Middle Eastern sketch comedy…are these the bravest comedians ever? (Videos)
When you think of some of the best line-crossing, politically incorrect comedians in America, your mind likely travels to the likes of Bill Burr, Doug Stanhope or Jim Norton. And while they continuously push boundaries at the peril of losing an audience, I’d submit that their lives are rarely ... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart join for live Rosewater event
Stephen Colbert will interview Jon Stewart live in front of a New York City audience on Nov. 13 at 7:30 pm EST. Luckily for those of you outside of New York, the event will be broadcast throughout select movie theaters across the country. The conversation will be pegged to Stewart’s film Rosew... [Read More]
 
Hannibal Buress, The Lucas Brothers really want you to vote during Midterm elections (Video)
Comedians Hannibal Buress and The Lucas Brothers really want you to vote during Midterm elections on Nov. 4. How do we know they really want you to vote? Well, we don’t really know they actually care if you vote or not, but it seems they do based on the pair of videos below. In the first, we f... [Read More]
 
The Real Israeli-Palestinian Crisis is My Lack of Knowledge About it, by Evan Waite
by Brian Boone My ignorance of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict shows no signs of stopping, and is from all indications worse than ever. It’s time to take a good, hard look at how uninformed I am. Just this week, I heard someone say that the death toll rose in Gaza after Israel escalated its a... [Read More]