The 2014 '30 Under 30'

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STEWART INSANE

Jon Stewart’s conclusion about horribly written health care law and judicial madness: blame John Boehner

May Jon Stewart’s viewership not be goldfish in remembering the full breadth of the Affordable Care Act saga. “A mediocre Scrabble hand” is but a flash point in a much larger and difficult game.

Jon Stewart challenges John McCain to a ‘wrong-off’ after the senator’s weekend comments about The Daily Show

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  Sen. John McCain and The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart have engaged themselves in a televised media war. McCain recently appeared on Media Buzz where he was asked if he believes Stewart is fair to Republicans. Stewart used this clip in his monologue Tuesday night and replied to the question with “does the Pope sh*t […]

Long-shot candidate for Congress Nick Di Iorio in talks to get reality TV show

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Nick Di Iorio may have to settle for the TV screen instead of the U.S. House floor.

Snoop Dogg confesses to Jimmy Kimmel that he smoked pot in the White House

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Snoop Dogg may just have officially inducted himself into President Obama’s “Choom Gang.” The rapper confessed — or bragged, rather — to Jimmy Kimmel on his Internet program “Double G News Network” that he smoked a joint in the White House bathroom back in 2013.

Ridiculously rich Michael Moore fights over money in divorce despite previously hating on capitalism

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According to The Detroit News, Michael Moore’s divorce from Kathleen Glynn was provoked by monetary disagreements, specifically Moore’s anger that his wife was spending tons of money expanding their lavish Michigan home. This home is just one of nine that the couple owns from Michigan to New York.

Ted Cruz responds to his depiction on HBO’s ‘True Blood,’ says he is ‘amused’ at HBO comparing vampires and ‘hard-core leftists’

Ted Cruz, All-American. (Ralph Barrera, Austin American-Statesman via AP)

After an unflattering depiction on HBO’s “True Blood” over the weekend, Sen. Ted Cruz took to Facebook to respond to the bizarre “cameo” Tuesday. “Of all the places I never thought to be mentioned, HBO’s True Blood vampire show would have to be near the top of the list. Sunday night, they aired a misogynist […]

Jenny McCarthy on ‘The View’: Maybe Hillary Clinton is a lesbian

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Tuesday’s episode of “The View” spotlighted a recent New York Post report that claims former President Bill Clinton  has a mistress nicknamed “Energizer.” The source of the Page Six story is a forthcoming book by Ronald Kessler entitled ”The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of Presidents.”

Nancy Pelosi talks naked Boehner photos, Democrats taking the House on The Colbert Report

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Nancy Pelosi was a guest on The Colbert Report Monday night where she admittedly came on the show to push her “Middle Class Jumpstart” agenda. “What nefarious, northern California, San Francisco value are you pushing on the nation tonight?” Stephen Colbert sarcastically asked. Pelosi briefly explained that Jumpstart is a democratic plan that emphasizes the […]

EPA office tweets about its #progress in Kim Kardashian iPhone game

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This is the closest the Obama administration will come to endorsing Kimye.

Sen. Ted Cruz and the George W. Bush Presidential Library featured on HBO’s ‘True Blood’

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Anna Paquin, Alexander Skarsgård and Sen. Ted Cruz all in one place? Sunday night’s episode of HBO’s “True Blood” used the Texas senator and a fictional fundraiser at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas as a plot point. Cruz and the guests at the presidential library weren’t featured in a very positive light, […]

New CBS Show ‘Madam Secretary’ inspired by Hillary Clinton and Benghazi

CBS Madam Secretary

A new CBS television series was inspired by Hillary Clinton and Benghazi, the show’s producer announced this week at the Television Critics Association summer tour. Lori McCreary, an executive producer for “Madam Secretary,” and Morgan Freeman had been in talks with CBS about coming up with a scripted series and had been “trying to come […]

Can Cheney take Biden? Fallon hosts an ‘old-fashioned vice presidential fight’ on The Tonight Show

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In his opening monologue on the Tonight Show on Thursday night, Jimmy Fallon poked fun at politicians of all levels, starting with crackhead Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who is currently running for reelection. “Rob Ford faced off in the debate against his four major challengers and, contrary to popular belief, they were not crack, whiskey, […]

[WATCH] Jon Stewart mocks the CIA on ‘The Daily Show’ after cafeteria complaint controversy

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In the wake of the recently publicized CIA cafeteria complaints, comedian Jon Stewart took a huge risk by inviting a concealed culinary whistlebower from the agency on “The Daily Show” Wednesday.

Colbert mocks Kickstarter project for attempting to reinvent the cup

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Kickstarter is most certainly a mixed bag: for every good idea (bringing back Reading Rainbow or creating a Keurig for beer), there is another hustler trying to rally America to help him make potato salad. Stephen Colbert took aim at the waves of ridiculous innovations and absurd product names on The Colbert Report  yesterday by […]

Hillary Clinton spends nearly zero time talking about youth on a show marketed to youth

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Appearing on a program well-suited to youth-pandering, Hillary Clinton instead devoted the bulk of her time on “The Daily Show” Wednesday to speaking about her experiences at the State Department.

PETA supporter Courtney Stodden to hand out veggie dogs on Capitol Hill wearing ‘nothing but strategically placed lettuce leaves’

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Big-time PETA supporter Courtney Stodden, who infamously married an actor 35 years her senior when she was 16 years old, will visit Capitol Hill Wednesday to hand out veggie dogs in premature, vegetarian celebration of National Hot Dog Day.

Gotta catch ‘em all: Senator Cory Booker looks to take selfies with all of his fellow senators

Cory Booker

School is out for the summer, the Senate is nearing its own recess and it seems that for Sen. Cory Booker (D-NY) is having a little trouble remembering which entity he is affiliated with. Like a senior just out of class, Booker has been roaming the halls looking for selfies. His goal is to take […]

Jon Voight calls Debbie Wasserman Schultz the ‘gang leader for … wrong information’

Jon Voight calls Debbie Wasserman Schultz the ‘gang leader for … wrong information’

Fred Thompson wasn’t the only conservative actor answering questions over this weekend.

Fred Thompson: Conservative actors know they are the ‘distinct minority’ in Hollywood

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If you have a good memory, you might recall actor Fred Thompson’s flash in the pan presidential campaign, where he sought to steal the Republican nomination from the clutches of John McCain. Well, now he is making waves again with a new movie that just might rub Washington D.C. the wrong way. Thompson spoke to […]

Washington state government agency dumps $27K on dog poop rap video

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This is government spending at its dirtiest. A taxpayer-funded state agency called the Puget Sound Partnership working to clean up Washington’s Puget Sound dumped $27,000 on a rap video urging dog owners to pick up their dog’s poop, reports Watchdog Washington.