Irony highlights our human shortcomings in the arena of ridicule. As a result, purveyors of humor are often targeted, beaten, and killed for their ability to make audiences laugh and think.
After weeks and weeks tweeting and shouting, Congress finally got it together and raised the debt ceiling on Wednesday. We can only hope that this ma...
The big story this week was the horrible terror attack in Norway. But some late night shows focused on happier things, like the looming debt ceiling deadline.
Murdoch, Bachmanna and more provided content for a full slate of late night hosts this week.
Kyra Sedgwick describes the discovery that she and her husband Kevin Bacon are 10th cousins once-removed as "a little upsetting," but it shouldn't be. Here's why.
We started this week with two major scandals rocking either side of the Atlantic
Marriage equality passing in New York, Glenn Beck's last show and more fueled this week's late night talk shows.
This week began with two media giants exploring uncharted territory. Jon Stewart made his first appearance on a Sunday morning political talk show, a...
Jon Stewart is a true genius. But he's a comic genius. And without even being a true journalist he brilliantly managed to do what no one else has done: get Fox to admit that it's a politically biased television network.
This week kicked off with a much better-than-average Tony Awards and a very entertaining Republican presidential debate (despite the lack of Sarah Palin).
The Daily Show and The Colbert Report may have been on hiatus this past week, but there were plenty of other hilarious things happening on late night ...
"I've never seen anything like this," said one of the crew members, as he waited for the festivities to begin. Another person turned and remarked, "They didn't do anything like this for Johnny Carson."
Wanda Jackson and Darlene Love are game-changers that allowed fans to reckon the authorship of the rock and roll genre with new clarity.
This past week saw the late night hosts moving on from wall-to-wall Osama bin Laden jokes. Though there were plenty of intriguing discoveries about bin Laden once the contents of his compound started coming to light.
Late last Sunday night, President Obama interrupted The Celebrity Apprentice to announce that Osama bin Laden had finally been brought to justice. Th...
The term "class act" seems overused at a time when there are fewer examples of it around, but no more apt expression comes to mind. If anybody had the right to be, it was Sir Alec Guinness.