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Russell Brand Explains Why Being Anti-Immigration Is Absurd

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.24.2014 | Comedy

"You know an immigrant is just someone," says comedian Russell Brand, "who used to be somewhere else?" In his new stand-up special, "Messiah Comple...

9 Political Pranks That Prove Politics Is A Big Joke

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

Think the world of American politics is too serious to be targeted by merciless pranking? Think again. On this April Fool's Day, took a look back a...

Thanksgiving Blessings 2012

Will Durst | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Will Durst

Seriously? Both political parties talking preemptive smack barely a week after the election. Partisan politics? Again? So soon? Not even time to catch our breath? For crum's sakes, give it a rest, you guys.

WATCH: The Best Political Jokes Of The Week

Posted 10.29.2012 | Comedy

This past week offered late night hosts plenty of fodder as we transitioned from the debate leg of the election and entered the home stretch. Conan cr...

WATCH: The Best Political Jokes Of The Week

Posted 10.22.2012 | Comedy

Between President Obama's comeback in the second debate, Mitt Romney's binders of women and the race getting tighter than it's ever been, late night h...

Election Laugh Of The Day: John Oliver (WATCH)

Posted 10.19.2012 | MarloThomas

John Oliver's New York Stand-Up ShowGet More: Jokes,Jokes of the Day,Funny Jokes See More Laughs (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getEle...

WATCH: The Best Political Jokes Of The Week

Posted 10.15.2012 | Comedy

The debates still dominated the jokes this past week on TV's late night shows, with Obama/Romney gags slowly giving way to Biden and Ryan after Thursd...

WATCH: The Best Political Jokes Of The Week

Posted 10.08.2012 | Comedy

In our latest edition of The Best Political Jokes Of The Week, the first presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney dominates, with ever...

Really? Cubans Never Joke About the Revolution?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.30.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

With popular jokes, it's better not to get involved, or to try to restrict them. Because they can fight back with a barrage of ridicule, a flood of humor.

Can 'SNL' Sway The Presidential Election?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.25.2012 | College

"Saturday Night Live" political skits may actually have an influence on voters, in the opinion of several academics who have studied the issue. Wil...

The Best Political Jokes Of The Week

Posted 09.03.2012 | Comedy

Last week's Republican National Convention provided more than enough material for our favorite late night talk show hosts. After all, Clint Eastwood's...

'Americans For Inequality' Endorse Romney-Ryan Ticket

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.20.2012 | Business

Americans for Inequality, a satirical Facebook group promoting inequality, endorsed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate...

WATCH: The Funniest Political Jokes Of The Week

Posted 08.19.2012 | Comedy

Mitt Romney's announcement that Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan will be his running mate dominated the week in political humor, but Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart...

WATCH: The Best Political Jokes Of The Week

Posted 07.30.2012 | Comedy

With both the Olympics and the election in full swing, many of this week's late night hosts took aim at GOP candidate Mitt Romney's London gaffe, but ...

The BEST Political Jokes Of The Week

Posted 07.22.2012 | Comedy

All the late night shows returned from vacation this week, all with plenty of 2012 election jokes to catch up on. David Letterman ate up the news ...

Best Of 2010: JOKES

David Rees | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Rees

Professional funnymen had their hands full with the year's news stories and items of interest. But that's 2010 in a nutshell: The sum total of all events that occurred during it.

Late Night Jokes Of The Week: Palin's Clothes, McCain-Palin Tension, Powell's Endorsement

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This week in the best of late night jokes, SNL comes up with a slogan for Bill Clinton, Jon Stewart mocks Palin's extravagant expenditures on clothes,...

Late Night Jokes Of The Week: McCain's Rallies, Levi Johnston, Biden's J-O-B-S, And ACORN

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This week in the best of late night jokes, SNL Weekend Update Thursday mocks John McCain's age, Jay Leno jokes about McCain's rallies, Conan O'Brien d...