| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Newt Gingrich is not the second coming of Ronald Reagan, says Jon Stewart....
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Colbert super PAC: Stephen Colbert appoints Jon Stewart as the head of his Super PAC in order to clear the way for a presidential run...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Colbert responded: "I am not calling anybody a serial killer. I can't tell Americans for a Better Tomorrow Tomorrow what to do. It's not my super PAC, George. It's the super PAC of, and I hope I'm pronouncing this correctly, Jon 'Stew-air'? I believe it's...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 11:31 AM
It's made news from Vancouver to Sydney, has been scrutinized for scandal by a conservative news magazine and has even become an issue in Maryland’s competitive race for the 6th Congressional District.
At issue is the STACHE Act, a satirical...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 6:52 PM
A satiric organization’s lighthearted tax-credit proposal for mustaches mushroomed this week, turning into a congressional campaign issue.
Although the American Mustache Institute insists its proposal was serious, Lisa Wright, U.S. Rep. Roscoe G....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Will Ferrell has been the comedic genius behind classic laugh riots such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Step Brothers. But you’ve never seen him speaking fluent Spanish in a Mexican...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 11:07 AM
After weeks of partisan sniping, the public finally gets to judge HBO's Sarah Palin docudrama "Game Change" for itself this weekend. But the campaign for more politics as TV drama has only begun.
Aaron Sorkin's"The West Wing"notwithstanding, prime-time...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:54 AM
It's a cold, gray Friday afternoon in a dark and drafty concrete warehouse at an industrial park in Columbia. Not exactly the setting in which anyone would expect to find glamour, wit or the next big thing in pop culture.
But through a series of doors...
| Mar 25, 2012
It takes guts to write a satire about terrorism — and Lionel Shriver has guts. She has already published biting novels about the failings of the U.S. healthcare system ("So Much for That") and a school shooter ("We Need to Talk About Kevin")....
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:08 AM
"Portlandia,""Homeland,""Game of Thrones,""Parks and Recreation,""Treme"and "The Colbert Report"are among the TV winners of the 71st annual Peabody Awards announced Wednesday.
The Peabody board picked 38 winners, including several PBS specials and the...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:10 AM
7 p.m., Tue., Jan. 10. The Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield. $5 suggested donation, reservations required. (203) 371-12505, wshu.org.
Andy Borowitz is a satirist, best-selling...