How Mainstream Media Can Better Handle National Tragedies

1. For the Love of Everything Holy, Stop Telling Me How to Make Bombs Stop telling me how easy it is to make a bomb. I spent the afternoon of the Boston Marathon bombing in L.A. traffic, screaming at my radio as they told me just how easily I could make my very own explosive […]

Pale Rider and Hell Following

One day a man from Washington came to town and told us that we consistently elected members of his opposition party to act as our public servants on the federal, state and local level. According to his way of thinking, this was bull headed, generally damnable, and probably criminal. But he had come to set […]

The Life and Hard Times of Wayne T. Hurley IV, Jr., Presidential Hopeful: In several chapters and with additions whenever heaven allows and as much as the market will bear.

I am Wayne T. Hurley IV, Jr. and I was born within living memory in Out Back of Beyond, county of Elisia in the mountains not far from here. I never did care much for politics or politicians, but seem to always have both thrust on me so I learned to adapt without becoming a […]

The New Asperity

Did you know that in Germany it’s illegal for one driver to flip off another? It’s one of the most common traffic violations cited in German courts. One has to wonder why, in a country where by simply rolling your Rs around you can change the English word for ‘bitter’ into German ‘please’, someone decided […]

Jon Stewart Quells Brian Williams’ Halloween Fear of Permaprotests on Rock Center

Halloween is scary, scary night, which is why it was imperative for The Daily Show host Jon Stewart to ditch his clearly tough-as-nails kids and head on over to Rockefeller Center to be by the side of NBC news anchor Brian Williams as Mr. Willliams premiered his new show Rock Center. Evidently, Mr. Williams was […]

College Republicans Attempt at Political Satire with “Increase Diversity Bake Sale” Falls Flat

Remember Jon Stewart‘s mantra? “Comedy FIRST.” That’s a very tough ideal to follow for many (including yours truly) when you’re so vested in a particular political issue but you want to poke fun at it or make people laugh about it while also expressing your opinion. That’s what happened to a group of college Republicans […]

Emmy Winners List is Out: Daily Show Dominates

It was inevitable. With eight straight wins and eleven straight nominations, you didn’t need Nostradamus to predict who was going to win the Emmy for “Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series” at the 63rd Primetime Emmys on Sunday night. It was The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Hah! Just kidding! Scared you though, right? He […]

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are Sexist Pigs Yet Again

Where have all the females gone? According to artist Jennifer Dalton, they’re not on the Daily Show or The Colbert Report. Nope. According to her recent art installation “Cool Guys Like You” featured at New York City’s Winkleman Gallery only 21% of The Daily Show‘s guests in 2010 were women, while only 17.5% of The […]

The Daily Show Correspondents Explain: Political Parties – The Republican Party

The Daily Show correspondents lift the veil on the Republican Party only to discover that Americans may have married a monster. The Republican Party believes in torture, guns, and rewarding brats for the hard work of their great, great grandparents. The Republican Party picnic is all meat except for the bun. But judging from KFC‘s […]

The Daily Show Correspondents Explain: Political Parties – The Democratic Party

The Daily Show correspondents have exposed the truth behind the facade of the Democratic Party which is that they are actually “in love with illegal gay Mexicans, Twitter porn and tree-hugging.” The correspondents also discuss what it’s like at a Democratic Party Picnic where you can get a little of everything including some of Jimmy […]