The South Carolina primary dominated this news this week, with two debates (and two standing ovations for Newt Gingrich). But Newt wasn't the only can...
Through his wry sense of humor and child-like drawings Demetri Martin easily traverses philosophical questions along with awkward situations of daily life. Two of his biggest fans, Jacob and Claire Brooks (13 and 11, respectively), caught up with him for an interview about his book.
With his offensively named hunting ranch, drunken speeches and inability to remember all three of the government agencies he would shut down, there was plenty to make fun of in 2012's "Oops" candidate.
With Vulture Capitalist Mitt Romney's decisive victory, the New Hampshire primary wasn't nearly as fun as the Iowa Caucus. But Jon Huntsman's poor showing did indirectly inspire Stephen Colbert's run for president in South Carolina, so at least we have that.
Lucas himself noted that this was perhaps the first major "all black action film" ever made. He pointed out that few with African Americans playing all major roles ever made it to wide distribution, save for the frugally produced work of Tyler Perry.
The first week of 2012 was all about Iowa. Mitt Romney's barely-a-victory over Rick Santorum drove the news cycle for days, while the candidates and m...
Buried in the "controversy" over Bradley Cooper's selection as People's most recent Sexiest Man Alive is a little known fact: If you had polled American Muslim women the winner would have been -- wait for it -- Jon Stewart.
As you may know I have a fondness for the ticky-tacky known as reality television, I so love the term because it's so not anyone's reality I've ever known. So this recap will examine first the ridiculous... then the sublime.
In railing against the depiction of Muslims as mainstream Americans, the forces behind FFA expose in their own ranks the very fundamentalist type of aggression they claim to fear.
For a non-election year, 2011 had way more than its fair share of ridiculous political moments.
The news had no problem fueling the late night shows this week. Below are my favorite clips of the week. What were yours?
Far from a "show about nothing," Seinfeld was actually an analysis of the ins and outs of daily human interaction-of the mundane social experiences previously not deemed worthy of exploration in front of a mass audience.
Once the media had moved on from the news that the Herman Cain train had finally stopped rolling, attention was turned to bigger and better (if less funny) things
The campaign may have lost its funniest candidate, but we'll never lose laughs we had along the way.
As Americans woke up from Thanksgiving break, we were faced with the repercussions of multiple horrific pepper sprayings. The rise of Newt Gingrich wa...
With the police raid on Zuccotti Park early this week, media attention finally shifted back to the future of Occupy Wall Street. But thankfully, Herma...