Are Stewart and O'Reilly trying to upstage the candidates by actually putting on a good show where issues are actually discussed with some depth? Or is this just more of the ratings race to attract viewers? Can it be both of these at the same time?
After years of lying about his pathological personal life, all of a sudden Arnold Schwarzenegger seems to have total recall. He's put his own ego and career ahead of the privacy of his children.
Jimmy Kimmel began the week recovering from his Emmy hosting gig, in which he landed some killer jokes about Mitt Romney, but still lost to Jon Stewart. Meanwhile, the presidential race actually took a back seat to the NFL replacement refs controversy for a good portion of the week, with The Daily Show bringing in more talented correspondents to replace their "striking" staff.
This presidential election is turning out to be a very unique one -- it's extremely boring. So far, it's as exciting as watching a curling event.
It didn't take long this week for the political media (and the late night shows) to shift away from Libya and Egypt and towards Mitt Romney's leaked f...
To trope on Bill Clinton, "It's Arithmetic." Colbert and Stewart have shown us that the Romney campaign adds up to lies and insults. Now it's our turn to do the math and decide what this campaign really adds up to.
Most people are sick and tired ofThe Daily Show romping through the Emmys. The Daily Show has won Best Variety Series for the past nine years in a row and many predict that it will prevail again on Sept. 23. Should The Daily Show step aside and let another deserving program win?
Monday, September 17th marks the the one year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street's launch in 2011. While the movement has faded from view over the last...
With the election just around the corner, comedy will rightly continue to provide entertaining and insightful analyses of political failings, but we should keep in mind that once the laughs are in, there's still more to know and question.
Lesbians, and liberals, and Clinton, oh my! What a week! I spent time in the belly of the beast: Charlotte, NC for the DNC. I have to admit, they put on a good show.
Checkmate, Democrats! Try and make your case against discriminatory voter ID laws that would provide only illusory protection against nonexistent cases of in-person voter fraud now!
The Paul Ryan speech has now triggered a spasm of fact-checking. Maybe what's changed is that surviving serious professional news people are "as mad as hell and not taking it anymore."
Over the last two weeks, the Republican and Democratic National Conventions dominated the news cycle, so it's no surprise that they each got a lot of ...
In the documentary Welcome to Kutsher's: The Last Catskills Resort, filmmakers attempt to revisit a time gone by and answer the question, "What was it about the Catskills, and Kutsher's in particular, that made going there such a unique and cherished experience?"
It's official. This week, the Republican National Convention will nominate Mitt Romney as their candidate for president. Since Romney first announced ...
My ode to my hero, the conservative star, Stephen Colbert! Since I'm headed to Tampa for the RNC convention, I figured I would see if he was available. A girl can try, can't she?