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‘Saturday Night Live’ brings back Dr. Evil to perfectly make fun of North Korea, Sony hacks

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“Saturday Night Live” hit on North Korea and the Sony hacks twice this weekend, proving that unlike most of Hollywood, they aren’t scared of Kim Jong-un. The show started off with a bang, bringing back Mike Myers as Dr. Evil to interrupt the cold open and discuss his anger over the North Korea and Sony hacker […]

SNL’s ‘Serial’ parody tackles the mystery of Kris Kringle

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Still looking for something to help fend off the withdrawal symptoms from season one of the “Serial” podcast? “Saturday Night Live” might have you covered. The show did a spot-on parody of the popular crime podcast with Cecily Strong playing Sarah Koenig, the host of the real show, as she investigated the mystery of Kris Kringle. She spoke […]

‘SNL’ hosts an outrageous office Christmas party

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Of course the “Saturday Night Live” version of a Christmas party would get out of hand. With a scene that looks more like the party from “Project X” than a real office, SNL made it rain gift cards, shots and karaoke at its pumped up parody of an office Christmas party. “I’m Becky and I’m […]

RNC officially urges movie theaters to screen ‘The Interview’

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The Sony hack and subsequent cancellation of “The Interview” has gone fully political. President Obama made an official statement on this decision and now the Republican National Committee is weighing in. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus asks that movie theaters not bow down to North Korea and stand up to this decision by screening the film […]

‘Orange is the New Black’ is here to help you get in the holiday spirit

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Never fear. The cast of Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black” is here to get you into the holiday spirit. Putting their own twist on the “12 Days of Christmas,” the girls of Litchfield prison create their own holiday anthem. It might not be as good as their performance of the Nativity in show’s Christmas […]

U.S. confirms North Korea was behind Sony attack and promises ‘proportional’ response

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Officials no longer merely suspect North Korea to be behind the cyberattack on Sony Picture—they’ve confirmed it.

Some conservatives want Trey Gowdy to be Speaker. His office has responded.

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Rep. Trey Gowdy has become a sensation on the Right, with his no-nonsense style and committee hearing takedowns of Obama officials garnering him praise and attention.

Jon Stewart’s segment on Cruz and Rubio’s response to Cuba might ruin your childhood

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Jon Stewart brought his nightmare-inducing recurring character “Gitmo” on the show to talk about the normalization of U.S. relations with Cuba.

Colbert says goodbye with the help of pretty much everyone under the sun

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“The Colbert Report” bid farewell in only the most fitting of ways Thursday: a medley of really famous people singing a World War II-era song.

The new ‘American Sniper’ trailer is here

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The film, which chronicles the military career of real-life Iraq War veteran Chris Kyle, who killed more people than any other soldier, stars Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller.

Change.org petition asks Sony to release ‘The Interview,’ ‘because America’

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Hotair.com’s Mary Katharine Ham has a petition on Change.org asking Sony to “Please release “The Interview” and “stop letting terrorists decide which movies Americans get to see.”

Paramount bans screenings of ‘Team America’ in place of ‘The Interview’

Texas theater to offer free screening of ‘Team America’ in place of ‘The Interview’

North Korea wins again. After Sony Pictures canceled the Christmas Day theater release of “The Interview,” movie theaters around the country stepped up and planned “Team America: World Police” showings in its place. Those theaters posted on Twitter Thursday that Paramount Pictures had banned them from showing the “Team America” film. Due to to circumstances […]

The Daily Show is not happy Fox News called Jay-Z ‘a former crack dealer’

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Fox News host Sean Hannity referred to rapper and mogul Jay-Z as a “former crack dealer” in a recent segment and that didn’t sit to well with the folks at “The Daily Show.” Hannity was teasing a story about New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reaching out to Jay-Z to discuss the Eric Garner grand jury […]

Jon Stewart defends traffic-blocking Ferguson protesters

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Jon Stewart defended the Ferguson protesters on his show Wednesday night and made fun of people criticizing the demonstrations spurred across the country by the grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases.

Jimmy Fallon updates the dictionary with Sony and the holidays in mind

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Language is an ever-evolving thing, and the Tonight Show is here to help you keep up.

Infuriated over Cuba, Colbert proposes a trade embargo on the Vatican

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Colbert had to chide his audience Wednesday night for getting excited about making “Cuba more libre.”

Megyn Kelly: Working for Fox News can lead to awkward moments with Obama

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Sometimes it can be awkward to work at Fox News. Megyn Kelly, host of “The Kelly File,” found that out at the White House Christmas Party this week when she attempted to crack a joke with President Obama. “I was in line to go see him and I was talking to Tammy Haddad, who’s got […]

Megyn Kelly thinks Americans should ‘double down’ and send a message to Kim Jong Un

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Fox News’ Megyn Kelly told Jimmy Kimmel she found Sony’s decision to pull “The Interview” after threats of a terrorist attack “deeply troubling.”

‘The Interview’ Kim Jong Un death scene leaked

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Just when you thought you wouldn’t get to see any of “The Interview,” the Kim Jong Un death scene from the Sony Pictures film has been leaked online.

Hollywood reaction to ‘The Interview’ cancellation: the terrorists have won


It’s not usually Hollywood hawkishly shaking its talons at foreign adversaries and talking tough about American values, but hey, there’s a time for everything.