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MONDAY, NOV. 10, 2014
Mon., Nov. 10, 2014, 11:54 a.m.
John Oliver on Last Week Tonight reminds us what happens when state's go into the gambling business.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20, 2014
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13, 2014
Wed., Aug. 13, 2014, 11:30 a.m.
Fans of "House of Cards" will probably love "House of Cue Cards." People who haven't seen the former might not get some of the jokes, but Jimmy Fallon makes a surprisingly good Kevin Spacey.
FRIDAY, AUG. 8, 2014
Fri., Aug. 8, 2014, 11:03 a.m.
This may not be a date that ranks with Dec. 7, 1941 or Sept. 11, 2001, but some people might remember where they were when President Nixon announced he was resigning. Bonus: Here's how The Spokesman-Review reported it the next morning. Note that the only...
WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014
Wed., July 16, 2014, 7 a.m.
How many of these infractions, misdemeanors and felonies have you committed? And yes, Weird Al probably made better use of this tune than Robin Thicke.
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
Thu., June 12, 2014, 10:11 a.m.
The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook Lots of people had fun with the surprise result in the Virginia primary election. The Daily Show, however, had the best graphic.
THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014
Thu., June 5, 2014, 10:14 a.m.
The Colbert Report Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Colbert Report on Facebook Award-winning author Sherman Alexie and Stephen Colbert take on Amazon's control of book sales.
MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014
Mon., April 28, 2014, 12:47 p.m.
People with low regard for the Oregon ethos will get the most laughs out of this segment from Sunday's "Last Week Tonight" show. Warning: It's from HBO, where they feel no need to bleep out swear words.
FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014
Fri., April 18, 2014, 11:39 a.m.
This ad from Montana congressional candidate Matt Rosendale suggests two truths about American politics: Guns are popular. Drones are not. The ad also suggests that Rosendale considers himself a pretty good shot.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
Wed., April 16, 2014, 10:26 a.m.
Some folks will say that J.D. Winteregg, House Speaker John Boehner's Republican primary opponent, is pretty clever. Others will say he went beyond the bounds of good taste. What do you think?
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
Wed., March 26, 2014, 2:31 p.m.
For her first qualification for the U.S. Senate, Joni Ernst of Iowa lists one of the most unusual ever. If the pigs in this commercial look a little nervous, they may have good reason...
TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014
Tue., March 25, 2014, 6:17 p.m.
The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook You can't make up how bad some of the coverage of the Malaysian Flight 370 was. At least Jon Stewart didn't have to as he reviewed some of the low...
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014
Wed., March 19, 2014, 11 a.m.
In what has become an annual tradition, President Obama filled in his NCAA brackets for ESPN. The clip picks up when the president is at the Sweet 16 level, so you'll have to look at the ESPN website to realize that he dissed Gonzaga, expecting...
TUESDAY, FEB. 4, 2014
Tue., Feb. 4, 2014, 1:07 p.m.
Stephen Colbert makes fun of the conservative furor over "America the Beautiful" being sung in multiple languages in Coca Cola's Super Bowl ad. Don't know about anyone else, but I'm waiting for some furor -- conservative, liberal, bipartisan, academic or whatever -- over Fox's selective...
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27, 2013
Wed., Nov. 27, 2013, 12:21 p.m.
City Councilman Jon Snyder borrowed a bit -- OK, he kind of outright stole -- from "Vision Quest" to say thanks to supporters for his re-election. But he acknowledged it on the video. "Snyder Quest" features the councilman and his bike, has good shots of...
MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 2013
Mon., Sept. 30, 2013, 11:27 a.m.
Signup for the Affordable Care Act begins tomorrow, but Saturday Night Live offered its take over the weekend on why health care reform is so necessary. Included is a cameo shout out to the final episode of "Breaking Bad", which in a sense was the...
THURSDAY, SEPT. 5, 2013
Thu., Sept. 5, 2013, noon
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook Jon Stewart returned to the Daily Show this week, and it didn't take long before he was smacking the Obama Administration over Syria.
TUESDAY, AUG. 20, 2013
Tue., Aug. 20, 2013, 11:32 a.m.
Talking Points Memo's take on Monday: Let's talk about how it's too early to talk about 2016. And the kid mayor. He's going to get obnoxious real soon.
FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2013
Fri., July 26, 2013, 10:27 a.m.
Talking Points Memo boils Thursday down to less than two minutes, and even manages to find a clip that manages to mention the week's two most pervasive 24-hour-network-news events: Anthony Weiner and the royal baby.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
Wed., July 24, 2013, 11:44 a.m.
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show had lots to mock after weeks of royal baby coverage, culminating with several days of delivery and presenting of the new prince. Having John...
MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
Mon., July 1, 2013, 1 p.m.
At some point, you've probably seen "I'm Just a Bill", a video that tries to explain to kids how a bill becomes law. U.S. Senate Democrats have a new take on the old theme called "I'm Just a Budget" that tries to skewer Republicans for...
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
Wed., May 15, 2013, 2:04 p.m.
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show makes fun of President Obama's "I didn't know about this until I heard it on the news" explanations for recent scandals.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
Thu., March 21, 2013, 10:33 a.m.
In what has become an annual ritual, President Obama filled out his NCAA Tournament Bracket for ESPN earlier this week. (Spoiler alert: He says nice things about Gonzaga, but doesn't pick them to win it all.) Which prompted the second annual ritual of Republicans complaining...
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