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Politcal Satire

'Rosewater': A Film Review

Peter Clothier | Posted 01.23.2015 | Entertainment
Peter Clothier

I'm sorry, Jon Stewart. I'm really sorry because I love your Daily Show. I love that your satire holds the feet of politicians to the fire. But your film... well, someone needs to say this: it's not what it's cracked up to be.

Enjoying the Kabuki?

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We, the audience, sit here watching the last bits of The Great Fiscal Cliff Tragicomedy. In Act V, all join hands and simultaneously kick a huge can labeled "Everything Else" down the road.

Am I the Only One Who's Fed Up With Washington?

Cory D. Byrom | Posted 10.24.2012 | Comedy
Cory D. Byrom

We've got to get this country back on track. I say we vote out all the bums and start over. Boy, that would send a message! I'd like to go up to each politician personally and just get right in his or her face and say, "Hey bub, back of the line!" and send them packing.

Doonesbury on Job Creation

Andrew Tobias | Posted 07.19.2012 | Comedy
Andrew Tobias

As noted in Friday's wonderful Doonesbury, job creators are very sensitive people. Circumstances have to be just right for them to unleash their magic powers.

The Decade So Bad It Shall Remain Nameless

Kate Clinton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Kate Clinton

One astute guest wondered, "Why do terrorists even buy one-way tickets?"