By Jeremy Bloom Never mind the medical records, this is just what the doctor ordered. After a messy and awkward week on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton chills out on the silly and awkward ‘Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis’. There are no questions about climate change, of course, although Zach does point out that for many […]
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By Jeremy Bloom What kind of people do we want in America? Only great American people! Fortunately, Donald Trump has a solution: “We should only admit into this country people who share our values and respect our people. I call it Extreme Vetting. I call it EXTREME. EXTREME vetting.” Yes, he really talks like that. It’s […]
We all knew in our hearts that the Simpsons’ Mr. Burns was a team Romney supporter. Now it’s official. Of course, we’ll never know the identity of most of the billionaires pouring millions into SuperPAC attack ads, thanks to the Supreme Court and the Citizens United decision. But Mr. Burns is proud to support his […]
Are you craving the bloody clarity and cleansing that will come with Zombie Apocalypse ? Want to hasten things along? Joss Whedon has just the ticket: Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. In a very silly (but telling) new video, the meister of the supernatural who brought us The Avengers and The Cabin in the Woods – as […]
From Maxistentialism: “Philosophy, design, humor, and important news about bugs.” “It’s pretty amazing that our society has reached a point where the effort necessary to extract oil from the ground, ship it to a refinery, turn it into plastic, shape it appropriately, truck it to a store, buy it and bring it home is considered […]
…Money is like a child—rarely unaccompanied. When it disappears, look to those who were supposed to be keeping an eye on it while you were at the grocery store. You might also look for someone who has a lot of extra children sitting around, with long, suspicious explanations for how they got there…
The White House Correspondents’ Dinner is a chance for everyone in Washington to chill out, kick back and get a little silly.
While President Bush made an ass of himself in past years – seeking, but not finding, weapons of mass destruction – President Obama took the opportunity to poke fun at OTHER people who were making asses of themselves. Particularly Donald Trump.
Somehow, Dave Barry always manages to make his year-in-review column funnier from year to year. And with seriousness in short supply, his look back at 2010 is about what you’d expect – very silly. What follows are some of the environment-related highlights. Read the whole thing here. Let’s put things into perspective: 2010 was not […]
We reported on Tuesday how The Yes Men (in collaboration with the Rainforest Action Network and Amazon Watch) had pwned big oil company Chevron’s new greenwashing ad campaign. The Yes Men are quite pleased with their results: “It’s been working: search on Chevron in the news and all you get is our spoof. $50 million spent […]
Author, activist and eco-crusader Bill McKibben visited the Colbert Report last night to bring attention to the 350 campaign to limit carbon emissions and the October 24 day of action in support of the goal.
Stephen Colbert delves into the passage of the American Clean Energy and Security Act and the choice words House Minority Leader John Boehner had for it last week.
Interview Jon Stewart did with EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show.
Jon Stewart covers the bank bailout hearings on Capitol Hill.
Smells like dinner time… ewwww!
“Well, it’s a sad night because we’ve reached the end of George W. Bush’s presidency and that means we have to unload what was a tremendous, rich, heavy-laden vein of comedy for us – like mining a dense vein of coal by god…” – David Letterman, January 16, 2009 The late night TV hosts have […]