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Rally to Restore Sanity

On King's Day, Time for Another March

Alex Raksin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Raksin

At the risk of sounding unfashionably sincere, permit me to suggest that now might be a good time for Americans to decide whether they wish to feel empowered or embarrassed by Dr. King's legacy.

Jason Linkins

'Daily Show' Writer: Rally Conceived Months Ahead Of Viral Demand

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an interview at Full Stop, Rapture Ready author and "Daily Show" writer Dan Radosh talks about how and when and why the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert...

Jason Linkins

How Will 'The Daily Show' Respond To This Weekend's Tragedy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tonight will be an interesting moment, in terms of how firmly Stewart reclaims the mantle of "sanity" and pushes the momentum of his rally.

Sex Advice From Jon Stewart Ralliers!

nerve.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Q: What makes for better sex: restoring sanity or keeping fear alive? A: I'll go with keeping fear alive....

Rallies To Restore Sanity Around The World

Christian Science Monitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity" in Washington has sparked more than 1,160 mini-rallies in 84 countries, morphing into something of a global po...

Laurie David's Family Dinner Cookbook: The Culinary Companion to Jon Stewart's Sanity Rally?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kerry Trueman

Don't be fooled by The Family Dinner's sunny yellow cover. Though it's filled with tantalizing recipes, this is much more than a cookbook. And it's not just for parents and kids.

PHOTOS: The 5 Funniest TV Comedies Of 2010

Matt Wilstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

Below are my picks for the Top 5 Funniest shows of the year. The show that stands out this year for being the most consistently original and intelligent is Dan Harmon's meta-sitcom about the gang from Greendale.

Turning Off The Daily Show

Esther Iverem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Esther Iverem

Recently I decided -- for probably the third or fourth time -- to stop watching The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on the Comedy Central cable channel. B...

Is Jon Stewart Good For The GOP?

politicsdaily.com | October 04,| 11:26 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Stewartpalooza is happening the weekend before the critical congressional elections. It will suck up plenty of media attention -- and resources. Think...

WATCH: Arianna's Post-Sanity Rally Interview On Sky News

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Arianna spoke with Adam Boulton of Sky News the day after the Rally to Restore Sanity. Listen to her talk about what she thought of the rally, the mid...

A Time To Speak Out Against Racism

Ben Daniel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ben Daniel

What do we do when a person (in this case, me) disagrees with someone who appears to be infected with the kind of racism that made the Holocaust possible?

How Will We Know When American Television News Hits Rock Bottom?

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
MP Nunan

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Hours Before Rally to Restore Sanity: A Moment Less Than Sane

Dori J. Maynard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dori J. Maynard

A few hours before the rally, the general manager of a Hampton Inn kicked me out of his hotel. Walking into a hotel for a business meeting is such a common occurrence it never dawned on me to be on guard.

The Daily Show, the Sudden Start to the 2012 Elections, and the Distinct "Yee-Haw" Feeling That Might Have

Phil West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Phil West

In the days following the midterms, The Daily Show followed its typical course -- send-ups of politicians, spoofs of the media, and interviews having very little to do with politics at all.

The Week's Top 5 Funniest Videos: Jon Stewart, Conan O'Brien, Alan Partridge and More

Matt Wilstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

Returning to TV/the internet this week was Steve Coogan's classic character Alan Partridge. I can't think of a more perfectly awkward clip than this one to re-introduce the talk radio host to the world.

Jason Linkins

WATCH: Jon Stewart Punches Back After Taking It On The Chin From Maher, Olbermann, Maddow

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We're a week past the Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear, but on last night's edition of "The Daily Show," host Jon Stewart faced the music from what...

Nothing Seems to Work

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Douglas Forbes

I admire and enjoy Jon Stewart. But America is not a bumper sticker. Nor is it a race into a tunnel, a sketch comedy show or a manifestly partisan rally with a careful feel-good proclamation.

Sanity Blog

Andy Ellwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Ellwood

The vision for the Rally to Restore Sanity was put out their by Jon Stewart, picked up and run with by the Huffington Post, and validated and reinforced by hundreds of thousands in attendance that day in DC.

Great Protest Images From the Stewart-Colbert Rally to Restore Sanity

Jeff Malet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Malet

Many came to the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear with something important to say. Here is a collection of my best images of these expressions of protest, hope, fear, sanity and insanity...

The Religion Of A Satirical Generation

Kent Hayden, M.Div. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kent Hayden, M.Div.

Stewart and Colbert exploded the absurd in our political discourse so that a satirical generation can take the future of our country seriously. If we were to explode the absurd in religion, would the same kind of sincerity emerge from our irony?

Rebellion 2.0: Smart and Funny

Nick Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nick Shore

Why punch a cop if a punchline gets you there faster and without all that messy jail time? Rallying millennials voted with wit as their weapon of choice.

Bill Maher vs. Jon Stewart: Maher Takes On Rally To Restore Sanity (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Bill Maher discussed Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's rally last, saying it should have had a point. During a long "New Rule" Maher disputed the idea...

Send in the Clowns

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Z. Shore

What's exciting or funny about an economic recession, rampant unemployment, homelessness, and poverty? Marie-Antoinette said, "Let them eat cake." Stewart and Colbert said, "Send in the clowns."

Sanity, Bipartisanship and Homelessness: The Impact of This Week's Elections

Maria Foscarinis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Maria Foscarinis

Much of the discussion of this week's election results focuses on the quest for "bipartisanship." As an advocate for homeless people, I'd be happier with a focus on simple sanity.

On Rallies Real and Fake

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alexandra Juhasz

I've been mulling over both my take and my stake in regards to the Rally to Restore Sanity and the recent and related Tea Party March on Washington, n...