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Donald Trump Deep State? Everyone Who Can Blackmail Him, Says Trevor Noah

Donald Trump has a lot to fear from the so-called ‘Deep State.” But it’s not the FBI and CIA agents and former government officials he continually rails about. It’s made up of all the people who’ve got the goods to blackmail him, says Trevor Noah. “The Daily Show” host took a moment to add up just how many people have incriminating evidence on the president, and it turns out… quite a few....

Eric Schneiderman Enters Sex Abuser Hall of Shame on Late Night TV (See!)

Eric Schneiderman’s career as New York Attorney General has crashed and burned, and the final embers are flickering out on late night television. Comics are dissecting his Stunning fall from grace as a “defender of women” who secretly abused them in the bedroom. New York’s top cop wasted no time doing the honorable thing and resigning in the face of allegations from four women, even though he strenuously denied assaulting them or engaging in non-consensual sex....

Late Night Unravels Sean Hannity Secret; He’s Trump Hush Money Fixer Client (see!)

Sean Hannity, the sanctimonious conspiracy mongerer and all-round Donald Trump sycophant on Fox News, had a secret. That is, until a court judge forced Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen to reveal that Hannity was Cohen’s mystery client. Late night was, understandably, apoplectic. Stephen Colbert, The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah and Jimmy Kimmel all tackled the controversy in their late-night monologues....

Trevor Noah Uses Racial Slur to Describe ‘White’ Nigerian Prince (See!)

Trevor Noah launched into a bit about Michael Neu, aka the “Nigerian prince,” with a racial slur, calling him a “nigga” on his Comedy Central show. The slur got by censors, but then again, Noah uses the word all the time. Neu, 67, of Slidell, Louisiana, was charged with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering for running an online scam....

Late Night Comics Feast on Donald Trump, Mitt Romney Dinner (see!)

Late night comics Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah feasted on Donald Trump’s dinner with GOP critic Mitt Romney. The menu at the pricey New York City restaurant included frog legs and a rich serving of irony topped by a mound of hypocrisy. The jury is still out on whether Trump is just toying with Romney as payback for all the harsh things he said during the campaign....

Trevor Noah Scolds Right Wing Scoffers Over Obama Newtown Tears (watch!)

Trevor Noah’s turn as Jon Stewart’s replacement on “The Daily Show” has been pretty uneventful–until last night. He took down right wing scoffers who criticized President Obama for tearing up over children and staffers slaughtered in Newtown, Conn. George H.W. Bush cried in 1999 recalling the moments leading up to the war in Iraq. Dwight D. Eisenhower cried in 1952 after a speech to the 82nd Airborne. George W. Bush cried during a Medal of Honor ceremony in 2007, Trevor noted. ...

Amy Schumer Dishes on New Best Bud Jennifer Lawrence on Jon Stewart

Amy Schumer is the actress of the moment with a hit movie, “Trainwreck,” and a new best bud, Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence. She told Jon Stewart last night that both are as much as a surprise to her as everyone else. Schumer filmed a video of her friends when she told them Lawrence was joining them. They went crazy. And, the rest is “a complete viral thing,” she said....

Jon Stewart Lassos Texas Yahoos Over State’s Home-Grown Lunacy (Video)

Jon Stewart mounted his high horse, put on his spurs and lassoed him some Texas yahoos over the shootout at an anti-Islamic event and fears by the state’s governor that the federal government may be trying to forcibly take over the state. Only in Texas… The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) sponsored the event, challenging cartoonists to draw the best depiction of the Prophet Mohammad. On other Texas craziness, Stewart also lampooned Texas Gov. Greg Abbott....

Suits Don’t Get It: Who Wants Monica Lewinsky or Trevor Noah on TV?

Monica Lewinsky, the White House intern who went down on Bill and played the pawn in a GOP impeachment attempt, has reportedly been offered a seat on “The View” by Barbara Walters, who should know better. What are TV suits thinking? It’s hard to see what Lewinsky can bring to the table other than her notoriety. It’s the second bone-headed idea in a week by television suits, who think they know what the public wants. Last week, Comedy Central announced that South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show....

Trevor Noah Has Some Explaining to Do About Sexist, Anti-Semitic Jokes

Trevor Noah, the South African comedian who has been tapped to replace Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show,” is under fire on social media over a series of quips he tweeted that have been branded sexist and anti-Semitic by critics. Apparently, Noah, 31, needs a quick lesson in U.S. style political correctness. His jokes about Jews seem particularly offensive. In one quip, he makes an oblique reference to the Holocaust....

Jon Stewart Likens Brian Williams Lying to Masturbation (watch!)

Jon Stewart compared NBC anchor’s lies about his Iraq War experiences to masturbation on “The Daily Show” last night (Feb. 9). Just to keep things in perspective he contrasted the uproar with the media’s dreadful reporting leading up to the Iraq War. The segment was also dripping with hypocrisy as Stewart air the shock…shock! over at Fox News over Williams’ embellishments. Fox is a regular punching bag on “The Daily Show” for its right-wing bias and often distorted view of politics and world events....

Jon Stewart Dissects Ebola Panic: Thinks We’re All Pussies (watch!)

Jon Stewart has looked into the Ebola panic sweeping the country, well mainly New York City and Texas, and reached a not-so-startling conclusion: We’re all real big pussies. Why the panic? “What is wrong with us?” he asks. “I thought we were home of the brave. Or does the song go, “O’er the land of the free, unless you have a fever, in which case, we prefer you get the fu*k out of here?” Stewart was particularly tough on New York City....

Jon Stewart Irks Fans for Naming One Direction in Terror Satire (see!)

Jon Stewart’s “Senior Pentagon Correspondent” Jessica Williams has discovered a slew of new terror groups, each worse than the other, but is boy band One Direction one of them? Seems so, and fans are upset about it. Stewart and Williams were doing a bit on President Obama’s terrorism speech. The conversation drifted into a hilarious back-and-forth on the rise of new like terror groups like “Al Kill Yall” and “Al Fauq U Up” when Williams interjected. ...

Jon Stewart Goes Into Deep Space to Explain Upcoming Elections (see!)

Jon Stewart had to go to the far reaches of the universe last night on “The Daily Show” to explain down-home politicking in the upcoming Congressional races for the House and Senate. Would you believe pols are arguing over how to hold a gun? Stewart has been regularly featuring reports on the elections in a series entitled “Democalypse 2014.” He’s gone to the far reaches of the earth to explain our political process, but this time he rockets into space in a hilarious segment....

Jon Stewart Decries Mass Shootings as Nation’s New Normal (watch!)

Jon Stewart can’t help but notice how it’s become all too common in America for deranged individuals to easily obtain guns and ammunition to carry out mass murders. On Monday’s broadcast (June 2) of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” he put his finger on the problem. The killings have been accepted by the American people as the new normal in society. ...

‘D’oh! Rush Limbaugh Thinks Stephen Colbert Character is Real!

Stephen Colbert isn’t really a right-wing-bashing liberal in conservative clothing, although he plays one on his Comedy Central television show. Yet right-wing talking head Rush Limbaugh thinks the fat-head skewering character is real. D’oh! On his radio show today, Limbaugh wailed that CBS’s decision to replace David Letterman, no right wing radical, with Colbert is equivalent to declaring “war on the heartland of America.”...

Jon Stewart Shows Sean Hanity the Door After NY Gov. Blasts GOP

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave extreme Republicans the bum’s rush, telling them their pro-life, pro-assault weapon, anti-gaeeey views had no place in the state. Fox News’ Sean Hanity cried foul. Jon Stewart showed him the door. The governor’s remarks in a radio address on Friday (Jan. 24) sparked a rabid reaction on right-leaning Fox News. ...

Jon Stewart Takes on Obama Over Economy, Libya, Joe Biden (watch!)

Jon Stewart sat down with President Obama last night (Oct. 18) and came away with one of the most insightful interviews yet about the election campaign. He questioned Obama over Libya, Joe Biden and the controversial debates. Stewart may be just a comedian, but “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central continues to provide cogent insights into national and world issues. Stewart got right to the point and zeroed in on the President’s debate performance. “What happened?” he said. Here’s what happens to me. Some days I’ll go on stage and have an open-face turkey sandwich and a shot of Nyquil. And, halfway through I’ll look up and say ‘Are we on.’”...

Jon Stewart Hilarious on Sarah Palin’s Today Foray (watch!)

Matt Lauer and crew at NBC’s “Today Show” thought they were pulling a fast one when Sarah Palin co-hosted the show the same day that Katie Couric was debuted on rival “Good Morning America.” “The Daily Show’s” Jon Stewart didn’t find it amusing. “Seriously, seriously…It’s the Today Show,” Stewart bellowed in a hilarious send up of the notion. Clearly the Today show was running scared and has no shame....
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Olivia Munn Gets Down With Hot, Geek Love (photos!)

Olivia Munn loves to laugh and she thinks comedians are sooo smart. Is it any wonder why she’s considered the thinking man’s sweetheart, aside from her super hot, geek dream-love photos in the upcoming issue of FHM?Munn, an actress, model and special correspondent for Jon Stewart’s Comedy Central show, really appreciates wit and humor. She tells the magazine she would love to date a comedian....