| May 12, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Jon Stewart unloaded on Fox News during Wednesday night’s “The Daily Show,” not only with satirical criticism of the network’s outrage over Chicago rapper Common visiting the White House, but with his own freestyle rap:
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:51 PM
After several nights of struggling with how to cover the so-called "Weinergate" scandal surrounding his friend U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), Jon Stewart finally broke down and did the bit properly.
Stewart and Weiner are old friends and even shared...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:31 AM
Last night, on "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart was forced to tackle an issue he hates to joke about: His friend U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) tweeting of his own penis.
Stewart and Weiner are old buddies and shared a beach house in Delaware in their...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 6:16 AM
After comedian Jon Stewart on Monday went too easy on his friend U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) penis tweeting, Stewart apologized on his show last night.
Assuming the role of Weiner during his now-infamous press conference, Stewart issued mea...
| Mar 26, 2010
By Sam Lipsyte
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 296 pages,$25
It would be an inspired feat of academic guerilla terrorism to sabotage every American College Freshman Summer Reading Program by supplanting the usual earnest offerings with Sam Lipsyte's...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She also studies public...
| Jul 8, 2011
So at the Auditorium Theatre – the 3,929-seat Auditorium Theatre – one currently finds an Australian Elwood Blues, a British Jake Blues and aEuropean cover band, all working, along with a trio of women called the Bluettes, for Dutch producers....
| Dec 30, 2009
NEILL BLOMKAMP INTERVIEW: PART 1 The surprise film of 2009 was "District 9," the $30 million sci-fi tale that was directed by newcomer Neill Blomkamp, the Johannesburg native who celebrated his 30th birthday the month after the movie opened wide.......
| May 3, 2011
Jon Stewart reconfirmed his status as the funniest man on television with his remarks Monday night about the TV coverage of Osama bin Laden's death....
| May 16, 2011
Charles McNulty reviews "Moscow, Cherry Town," Dimitri Shostakovich's only operetta, at Center Theater in Long Beach....
| May 20, 2011
John Lithgow stages a dramatic reading of New Gingrich's "epic" press release on "The Colbert Report."...