TV is a medium of great power, influence... and profit. One can simultaneously entertain and inspire (enspire?) -- and garner big ratings while doing it. Here is my list of TV's 17 Best Issue-tainment Shows of All Time.
Arianna appeared on "The Colbert Report" Wednesday to discuss the Huffington Post's first-ever Pulitzer Prize, awarded this week for David Wood's "Bey...
This was the week when we lost the last real barrier between Mitt Romney and the GOP nomination. Rick Santorum, you will be missed. In other news, Fac...
The #FixYoungAmerica campaign aims to "shed light on the solutions that can help solve youth unemployment." We are using the power of social media to spread the message, organize a rally, and get Stephen Colbert on board.
Two weeks before his home state Pennsylvania primary, Rick Santorum has officially dropped out of the 2012 presidential race. So, like Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry before him, here are the funniest Rick Santorum videos from a very unpredictable campaign.
This week began with Mitt Romney getting pranked on April Fools' Day before he almost, finally eliminated rival Rick Santorum in Tuesday's less-than-t...
Truthiness is the quality of knowing something in your gut or your heart, as opposed to in your head. Colbert didn't just diagnose a deep malady in American political discourse. He also used phrases that anticipated research results on the differences between liberals and conservatives.
It was one of the most wonderful and unique starts to an interview ever: Within a minute, Willem was speaking in the incomprehensible babble of the Looney Tunes Tasmanian Devil. And then in Italian. Two of the world's finest languages!
If we learned anything from the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, it's that when America's favorite anchors ask their audience to jump, the audience immediately launches itself into the air as one, and worries about the purpose of that great leap later.
This week the hoodie replaced the Etch A Sketch as the most talked about item in the news media, with Geraldo Rivera standing by his outrageous comments and Rep. Bobby Rush illegally rocking one in Congress.
This week saw the the rise and ultimate, tragic, naked fall of the man behind KONY 2012. Romney, Santorum and Gingrich hit the zenith of their collective Southern pandering during the Alabama and Mississippi primaries. And Will Ferrell spoke a lot of Spanish.
The nation has rightly called into question Rush Limbaugh's recent verbal attacks on women; now it is time to shed light on Sarah Palin's subversive attacks on African Americans.
We all have a First Amendment right to begin our arguments with some version of "Jane, you ignorant slut." We can't rely on censors to enforce civility. But we needn't say all the terrible things we're allowed to say.
This week began with Oscars, and while nothing could ever top Sacha Baron Cohen's fateful encounter with Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet, the late nig...
On Read Across America day, we need to remember that in addition to teaching our children to love reading, we also need to teach them HOW to read to between the lines in order to understand what the slick market makers and product placers are selling them.
Any culture that can laugh at torture and murder is a culture in deep, deep trouble.