Tag Archives: comedy

Sarah Palin Continues Outrage Tour About Sacha Baron Cohen: His Show Mocks Middle Class Values [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: Sarah Palin went on ABC News’ “Good Morning America” on Friday to discuss her experience of being “duped” by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for his new Showtime series, “Who Is America?” When asked whether her public reaction to the interview was giving the show free promotion, Palin said, “CBS and Showtime, they’re going to be pimping this ...

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Gay Author/Comedian Bob Smith Dies At Age 59

Bob Smith’s partner Michael Zam writes on Facebook: It’s with great sadness, but also a lifetime of happy memories that I’m writing to share that my beloved Bob Smith passed away this morning at age 59 after a remarkable 12-year battle with ALS. He was the funniest and most optimistic person I’ve ever known, as well as the most committed ...

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Kathy Griffin: I Feel Like My Career Is Over [VIDEO]

In a live-streamed press conference held this afternoon, Kathy Griffin again apologized for her Trump photo stunt and declared that she feels like her career is over. Reuters reports: Griffin has lost sponsorships and jobs, including her role as co-host of CNN’s New Year’s Eve coverage with journalist Anderson Cooper, since a photograph and video from the shoot appeared on ...

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Sassy Trump Sings The National Anthem [VIDEO]

But first a report from AOL News: President Donald Trump joined Vice President Pence, Gen. James Mattis among other leaders at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Memorial Day, where he paid a solemn tribute to the lost soldiers and participated in a wreath-laying ceremony. And during the festivities, the president sang along to the “Star-Spangled Banner” during the ...

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Funny Or Die Provides Hilarious “Subtext Transcript” Of Sally Yates’ Smackdown Of Sen. Ted Cruz [VIDEO]

On Monday, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates went toe-to-toe with Ted Cruz in her Senate testimony on Trump’s travel. Virtually everybody except Breitbart (of course) gave the win to Yates and today Funny Or Die provides an onscreen “subtext transcript” of their exchange. Watch below.

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Liberal Redneck: Trump’s Base Has A Freedom Boner From These Wag The Dog-y Distractions [VIDEO]

Raw Story recaps: “We’re at war, ain’t we?” asked “Liberal Redneck” Trae Crowder in his newest video, referring to President Donald Trump’s military engagements in Syria and Afghanistan and threats against North Korea. “Look, man, I don’t know what’s going on with all this stuff, but it all feels a little ‘Wag the Dog’-y to me,” Crowder said. An unpopular ...

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Colbert Mocks “Inspector Gadget Conway” [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: “It’s true,” Colbert said facetiously. “Microwaves that turn into cameras. How do you think we film this show?” The camera then turned to someone manning a microwave on a tripod. Colbert also sarcastically backed up Conway’s declaration in an interview with CNN that she was “not Inspector Gadget.” “Inspector Gadget had all sorts of tools at his ...

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The Liberal Redneck Tees Off On Trumpcare [VIDEO]

Comedian Trae Crowder, AKA the Liberal Redneck, isn’t too worried that Trumpcare will ever become law, saying, “This thing is the shitty Independence Day sequel of health care laws.” He adds: “It is so profoundly terrible that even most Republicans hate it. It’s just ‘diet Obamacare,’ like everybody keeps saying. All they did, they took the original and made a ...

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Complicit: SNL Riffs On Ivanka Trump [VIDEO]

The Washington Post recaps: Yet again this weekend, “Saturday Night Live” trotted out Alec Baldwin doing a Donald Trump impression for its cold open. And yet again, that wasn’t even close to its harshest political sketch. That distinction this week was reserved for “Complicit,” a faux Ivanka Trump perfume ad that is liable to really ruffle some feathers. The conceit ...

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American Horror Story: Melania Edition [VIDEO]

Viral YouTube comedian Vic Berger has released another of his creepy supercuts, this time targeting Trump’s “more presidential” speech to Congress, the reaction of the assembled politicos, and the acknowledgement of Melania up in the gallery. Watch below.

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TRAILER: Goldshower, Starring 007 Trump

Complete with a Shirley Bassey soundalike. Via the Huffington Post: Unverified claims that Donald Trump watched prostitutes urinate on one another in a “golden shower” routine in Moscow have inspired a stream of jokes. Now, James Bond is on the fun. In a clever intro Wednesday, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” spoofed the opening of the 1964 007 movie ...

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The Liberal Redneck: In Defense Of Dixie [VIDEO]

Trae Crowder, the comedian best known as the Liberal Redneck, will appear on Bill Maher’s HBO show next Friday, October 14th. On the 17th you can find him signing his new book at the Barnes & Noble on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. And this week he appeared on the latest episode of Dan Savage’s podcast. On top of ...

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TRAILER: Mascots

Starring pretty much everybody whose ever been in one of his movies. USA Today recaps: “Mascots, they don’t die. They just hang in a closet.” Welcome to the delightfully wacky world of Christopher Guest’s Mascots. The famed comedy director, who you know from Best in Show and Waiting for Guffman, is taking his talents to Netflix, and he’s clearly not ...

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Triumph Trolls Trumpbots With Fake Ads [VIDEO]

JMG reader Chris points us to a just-posted Hulu clip in which the Triumph The Comic Dog team shows a focus group of Trump supporters a series of increasingly insane fake campaign ads. As you might expect, the Trumpbots not only do not object to the ads, they offer sincere suggestions on how to make them even crazier.  Watch below.

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The Liberal Redneck On The GOP Convention [VIDEO]

In his latest clip for the New York Daily News, viral YouTube star Trae Crowder dishes on the GOP convention. Watch below. Crowder’s WellRED show is now touring.

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Jon Stewart Takes Over Stephen Colbert’s Desk [VIDEO]

Vox sets up the clip: It’s been 351 days since Jon Stewart sat behind the desk of a late-night talk show and delivered jokes about US politics and the day’s headlines. In the time since Stewart left The Daily Show (on August 6, 2015), his many proteges have spread far and wide across the TV landscape. Samantha Bee is on ...

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TRAILER: Can We Take A Joke?

A documentary on political correctness, as seen by comedians. Clip recap: In the age of social media, nearly every day brings a new eruption of outrage. While people have always found something to be offended by, their ability to organize a groundswell of opposition to – and public censure of – their offender has never been more powerful. Today we’re ...

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She Lives For The Applause [VIDEO]

An amusing sort-of remix. Just watch.

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Red State Update On Kim Davis [VIDEO]

“If John Cox had just gotten 4% more of the vote – which in Morehead, Kentucky is like, what, six people – if John Cox had just tied a Baja Blast on a string to a stick and lured some hillbillies out of their mobile meth lab and down to the voting stump – we would not be watching Kim ...

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Where The Bears Are – Season 4 / Episode 1 [VIDEO]

Episode recap: “In the fourth season opener, the Bears throw a wedding shower in their backyard to celebrate Nelson and Todd’s upcoming nuptials, but things go south fast when Nelson’s mother Doris starts taking potshots at Todd, Nelson invites Todd’s estranged brother Jimmy without telling him, and a spiteful party crasher makes an insulting toast that threatens to ruin the ...

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