| Jun 29, 2013
For Thursday night: Paula Deen's book isn't even out yet and it's already number one on Amazon. And at the bottom of the sales page it says, "Customers who like this book may also like Alabama in the 1950s."... Conan......
| Oct 3, 2013
Stephen Colbert's takedown of Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Jesus" is one of the most scathing and hilarious criticisms of the book yet....
| Feb 11, 2011
| 1:50 PM
"Don't tiger mother me!" my daughter replied the other evening in response to the obligatory nightly homework question.
Eye-rolling and laughter ensued, and it became clear that the phrase "tiger mother" had entered the national lexicon. Since The Wall...
| Oct 30, 2010
People assembled by the tens of thousands Saturday on the National Mall for a "sanity" rally blending laughs, activism and a call to civility from two improbable maestros of moderation, comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.
The crowds were festive,...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 7:41 AM
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) earned a lot of respect from civil libertarians several weeks ago when he emerged as this country's foremost Fourth Amendment advocate. Rand tried single-handedly to stop some of the more authoritarian aspects of the Patriot...
| 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 3, 2012
| 1:04 PM
We have a Babe in Baltimore. 33-year-old Lisa Ponzoli, Timonium native and owner of the trendy Fells Point boutique, has been involved in the apparel and fashion industries since college.
After working in the buying offices at Nordstrom and Hecht's in D....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Trevor Potter is an unlikely repeat guest for a late-night comedy show. As the former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, the courtly Washington lawyer is a leading expert on campaign finance law — not the kind of material that generates...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:13 AM
The South Carolina Republican Party is denying Stephen Colbert's contention Thursday that they had reached an agreement with the comedian to sell naming rights to its presidential preference primary.
So who's telling the truth? Or is this a case of...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"One of the worries we have, obviously, in the next campaign is that there are so many of these so-called super PACs, these independent expenditures that are gonna be out there, there is gonna be just a lot of money floating around and I guarantee a bunch...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:18 AM
On Wednesday night, when viewers turned on Comedy Central expecting to settle in for a new episode of Stephen Colbert's fake news hour "The Colbert Report," they were met with a surprising rerun. Audience members were turned away from the taping, told...