Originally known as a crass, nihilistic comedian, Marc Maron found a remarkable second life for himself in podcasting. And before you stop reading right there, consider that Marc's WTF podcast is the first-ever podcast to be catalogued by the Library of Congress.
Osama bin Laden's library is an irony-free reminder that the pure historical or policy narrative is a relic of a pre-Jon Stewart world that never got around to reading Tolstoy or Shakespeare.
I thought it might be spiritually helpful to compare Fox's language about the poor to the language of Christ, both in substance and tone, and the deep feelings that these completely contrary languages, and their comparison, reveals.
Recently in Georgia at a high school graduation ceremony, the school's founder-director made comments that drove people, black and white, to get up and leave before the event ended.
I prefer a touch of dark humor when I'm digesting tragedy. Is it me, or does CNN seem a little bit too excited when they have a cruise ship sinking or a plane crash to cover?
With access to more viewers than any press conference, Stewart has pushed his interview subjects -- then and now -- to not just bring their A game, but their A+ game. He does his homework, asks hard questions and often has a trick up his sleeve
A fan favorite to replace Stewart was Jessica Williams, a 25-year-old who had amassed a following from her powerful segment on catcalling. In addition to in-house candidates, fans were hoping for comedians such as Tina Fey or Amy Poehler to take over for Stewart.
Black humor tends to be inadvertent and often emanates from the most unexpected places.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Breaking: Climate Change Hoax Revealed! Wow, this is SUCH a relief! I was really ...
Last month my husband and I welcomed a very special delivery from Farm Sanctuary. We were honored by having two awesome rescue sheep named after us!! Jon and Tracey were rescued from a neglected home in Upstate New York along with their friend, Louise.
The interventionist 19th century British Prime Minister Lord Palmerston famously said that "Nations have no permanent friends or allies, they only have permanent interests."
The NSA has sometimes been used to spy on us. Now it can be used to help uncover whether or not any security threats resulted from Hillary Clinton's decision to utilize a private email account and server.
Stewart has lived the American Dream, the son of a teacher man who made it all the way from Trenton to the best swivel chair and desk set Comedy Central can buy. And now he sees Seth Rollins as his ticket to WrestleMania, the WWE championship and wrestling immortality.
Speaker of the House John Boehner announced today that his office will be launching an unprecedented probe into why bribes and kickbacks were not enough to secure a victory in the years-long, hotly contested, Net Neutrality issue.
Thank you to the brilliant and brave gut spiller and truth speaker, Lewis Black, who from his very proper podium in the cavernous atrium of the Indianapolis Central Library let loose to an assemblage of supporters gathered to honor the legacy of Kurt Vonnegut.
I have a feeling that Jon Stewart, with his ersatz Ph.D. from Comedy Central (and no student debt), might like to get on the field of real news and journalism, at least the televised kind, and do something to solve those problems, both the country's and the conflictinator's.