Topic: Comedy Central
People who can't make it to Washington for the Jon Stewart-Stephen Colbert 'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear' Oct. 30 are holding 'meet-ups.' By one measure, the rally might spawn more local events than the tea party movement has.
10/20/2010 10:34 pm
Oprah Winfrey is paying for a Jon Stewart audience to attend his rally in Washington on Oct. 30. Is this more than a classic Oprah moment?
10/15/2010 05:40 pm
Oprah Winfrey surprised audience members at Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Thursday by saying she's sending them to Washington, D.C. this month.
10/15/2010 02:04 pm
The Comedy Central's Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are drawing closer to the institutions they love to mock. President Obama even gave a nod to their upcoming rallies in Washington. When that happens, they need to retreat, analysts advise.
10/04/2010 07:47 pm
A new liberal umbrella group, One Nation Working Together, is planning a massive rally in Washington, but so far word of the event is only dribbling out. Are organizers on the same page?
09/28/2010 09:28 pm
Both Joaquin Phoenix and Stephen Colbert have taken recent criticism for giving performances that masqueraded as serious but were really charades.
09/27/2010 06:57 pm
American politics have been the subject of satire since before the country's founding – a political cartoon depicting a snake cut into eight parts, representing eight American colonial governments, ran in Benjamin Franklin's newspaper in 1754. These days the US benefits from a healthy dose of humorous political commentary, but when the jokers run for political office (jokingly of course, right?) some funny things can happen. Here are five memorable ones.
09/27/2010 06:08 pm
Stephen Colbert testified on Capitol Hill Friday about ... stuff. The mock-conservative pundit even made some Democratic aides wince.
09/24/2010 02:03 pm
Rally to Restore Sanity's Facebook page shows that more than 145,000 people say they will attend the Oct. 30 rally hosted by Jon Stewart.
09/24/2010 10:13 am
Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity faces off, sort of, against Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive on Oct. 30. Their websites are tracking how many people say they will attend each.
09/20/2010 04:40 pm