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Rally to Restore Sanity

WATCH: Larry King Gives Port-A-Potty To Jon Stewart For Rally To Restore Sanity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Lots of people are pitching in to help Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity." Arianna has hooked up free busses from New York. Oprah gave one of S...

Jon Stewart To Larry King: 'You're The Last Guy Out Of A Burning Building'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Jon Stewart was on "Larry King Live" Wednesday to discuss his upcoming "Rally To Restore Sanity." Before he talked about the rally, though, he had som...

Shadow Elite: Truthiness in the Twitter Era

Janine R. Wedel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janine R. Wedel

The insidious and deceptive self-branding that used to be confined to the corporate world is now also used by political message-makers, aiming to create a look and feel that consumers identify with intuitively.

Jason Linkins

Rally To Restore Sanity's Roots: A 'Relatively Closer Look' At Hitler References

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

For the next couple of weeks, we'll be celebrating the upcoming Rally To Restore Sanity/March To Keep Fear Alive by highlighting the ways in which "Th...

Jason Linkins

Rally To Restore Sanity's Roots: 'Real America'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

For the next couple of weeks, we'll be celebrating the upcoming Rally To Restore Sanity/March To Keep Fear Alive by highlighting the ways in which "Th...

Jason Linkins

Rally To Restore Sanity's Roots: 'It's So Genius, It Almost Doesn't Make Any Sense Whatsoever'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

For the next couple of weeks, we'll be celebrating the upcoming Rally To Restore Sanity/March To Keep Fear Alive by highlighting the ways in "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report" have long advocated reasonableness.

Keeping Fear Alive: Stephen Colbert's 17 Best ThreatDowns (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Now more than ever, the world is a scary place. Luckily, Stephen Colbert is around to hold our hand, look us in the eye, and confirm how truly terrify...

Help Restore Sanity... and Win a Free Flipcam!

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

Dear HuffPost Sanity Rider, We have decided to use 200 Flipcams to help document Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity -- and the HuffPost bus trip ...

NPR Blames Us for its Problems: Insane

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

NPR's outgoing ombudsman blames the "dark side" and "lousy job" of the blogosphere for NPR's own admittedly unclear memo forbidding staff from so much as stepping near the Jon Stewart Restoring Sanity rally.

Jason Linkins

Rally To Restore Sanity's Roots: 'Is That How You Talk To Your Grandchildren?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

For the next couple of weeks, we'll be celebrating the upcoming Rally To Restore Sanity/March To Keep Fear Alive by highlighting the ways The Daily Show and The Colbert Report have long advocated reasonableness.

Oprah Endorses 'Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last night on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart was paid a surprise visit by Stephen Colbert who convinced him to combine the "Rally To Restore Sanity" wi...

Choking on Its Contrived Objectivity, the Media Refuses to Take a Stand on Sanity

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

In a showdown between nonpartisan sanity and partisan madness, the traditional media have boldly decided to... not take a stand.

Jason Linkins

How Will The Media Cover The Rally To Restore Sanity, Which Apparently Terrifies Them?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Looking over the various guidelines that news organizations are laying out so that their reporters will know what to do about the upcoming Rally To Re...

Rally To Restore Sanity Signs: Submit Your Own!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you're planning to attend the Rally to Restore Sanity on October 30 -- whether on HuffPost's Sanity Bus or otherwise -- you'll no doubt want to bri...

News Organizations Telling Staffers: No Stewart & Colbert Rallies

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NPR made headlines Wednesday when it sent a memo to employees reminding them that they are not allowed to participate in the upcoming rallies in Washi...

Love Ya, NPR, But You're Wrong

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

In its effort to be hyper-journalistic towards the Jon Stewart rally, NPR is being un-journalistic. Journalists, properly empowered, are curious. They want to know things. NPR is telling them not to ask questions.

Jason Linkins

WATCH Stewart In 2005: 'You Never See Moderates Take To The Streets'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

For the next couple of weeks, we'll be celebrating the upcoming Rally To Restore Sanity/March To Keep Fear Alive by highlighting the ways The Daily Sh...

NPR Bans Employees From Stewart, Colbert Rallies

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NPR has reminded its employees that they are not allowed to participate in the upcoming rallies led by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. "NPR journali...

Jason Linkins

The Revolution Will Be Televised: Comedy Central To Air, Stream D.C. Rallies (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The upcoming Rally To Restore Sanity would be televised, just like the "revolution" you were promised not too long ago. In addition to being carried live the event will be streamed live on Comedy Central's website.

Jason Linkins

Rally To Restore Sanity's Roots: A Search For Calm From Day One

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

While the upcoming Rally To Restore Sanity, and its opposing March To Keep Fear Alive, marks an exciting high point in the lives of "The Daily Show" a...

Rally To Restore Sanity Signs: Submit Your Own!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If you're planning to attend the Rally to Restore Sanity on October 30 -- whether on HuffPost's Sanity Bus or otherwise -- you'll no doubt want to bri...

Jason Linkins

Will 'Rally To Restore Sanity' Reveal America's 'Silent Majority'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

What can The Daily Show's Rally To Restore Sanity potentially clarify? Rex Huppke of the Chicago Tribune speculates that it might help reveal that America's "silent majority" is a level-headed one, not subsumed by senseless anger.

Jason Linkins

Jon Stewart Reveals Rally Location (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart got down to the important logistical brass tacks of how you can find the Rally To Restore Sanity on October 30th. This is very important.

While We're Restoring Sanity, Let's Also Restore the National Mall

Caroline Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Caroline Cunningham

The National Mall is America's highest ground, upon which the right to speak freely is unassailable and set it in stone. Sadly, despite its place in our hearts, it is in a state of utter disrepair.

Religious People Must Rally To Restore Sanity

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Religious people should look at ourselves to make sure that our own behavior fits sane standards of productive engagement with the "other" and represents a profound search of the best wisdom our traditions have to offer.