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Brutal parody of Ted Cruz’s spokesperson goes viral after being mistaken for a real statement - Raw Story - Celebrating 16 Years of Independent Journalism. As thousands of Texans go without power in the wake of an unprecedented winter storm, Sen.

Brutal parody of Ted Cruz’s spokesperson goes viral after being mistaken for a real statement - Raw Story - Celebrating 16 Years of Independent Journalism

Ted Cruz hopped on a plane to Cancun for a family vacation -- a decision that dealt him a considerable amount of backlash from people accusing him of being insensitive to the plight of the state he represents. Comedian Blaire Erskine decided to poke fun at the GOP senator with a parody video where she pretended to be his spokesperson, saying, "Um, yes -- Senator Cruz is in Cancun right now, but you know, here at his office we say big whoop. Senator Cruz deserves to relax, unwind, unplug, recharge, you know -- like you would a power outlet. " The parody video quickly racked up half a million views, but a number of people apparently didn't get the joke. Is this a joke??? The unmitigated gall of this smug little shit @CollinCrossie You should really change your bio if you can’t recognize satire. — Knancy (@Knancy)1613664974.0 . This is probably the worst statement ever. Someone Replaced The Dinosaurs In 'Jurassic Park' With Pee-wee Herman And Created A Masterpiece.

One Lump of Stupid or Two? We present Monty Python because, well, Lord Damp Nut’s exhibit A for voting while dead isn’t quite dead yet: Accusations of voter fraud continue to be in the headlines after last week’s general election, including the claims that people who are dead voted. 11Alive confirmed that two of the four Georgia voters the president’s campaign accused of fraudulently voting while “dead” are alive.

One Lump of Stupid or Two?

“I think I’ll go for a walk.” Sharing Means Caring, fool! Like this: (1) Maria Bamford - Psych Ward - This Is Not Happening - Uncensored. Bad Lip Reading Takes On 'The Last Jedi' How ‘Horrible and Mean’ Men on ‘Last Comic Standing’ Made Iliza Shlesinger the Comedy Star She Is Today. Why Michelle Wolf Quit Telling Trump Jokes After the White House Correspondents’ Dinner—and Got Even Funnier. Michelle Wolf mentions the current president of the United States just once in her new Netflix special Joke Show.

Why Michelle Wolf Quit Telling Trump Jokes After the White House Correspondents’ Dinner—and Got Even Funnier

The punchline comes near the end of her masterful hour-long set—and she doesn’t say his name. It’s been almost two years since Wolf broke into the stand-up mainstream with Nice Lady on HBO (deemed the best special of 2017 by this website) and just about a year and a half since she broke Washington, D.C., with her scathing White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech. After Wolf joked that she loved Sarah Huckabee Sanders “as Aunt Lydia in The Handmaid’s Tale” and complimented her “resourceful” approach to makeup by saying, “She burns facts, and then she uses that ash to create a perfect smokey eye,” prominent media figures on both sides of the partisan divide denounced her and even the White House Correspondents’ Association tried to distance themselves from her.

They haven’t invited a comedian back since. “It’s probably been the best year of my life,” Wolf says. I thought, good. RIP, TIM CONWAY. Tim Conway, one of the truly great comics, has left us.


The world seems a little duller, suddenly. Watch what Sacha Baron Cohen gets these conservative internet trolls to do with a dummy of Donald Trump. Corey Lewandowski claims Trump doesn't see race in latest 'Who is America?' mockery. Joe Arpaio explains he would be willing to give Donald Trump a 'hand job' in Sacha Baron Cohen's latest show. Best 'Portlandia' Sketches: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, 'Put a Bird on It' Bill Maher calls Jared Kushner 'so stupid' he might as well be called 'Jared Palin'

Watch Portlandia’s Yuppies Plan the Perfect Breakfast 12 Hours Early. Peter and Nance, Portlandia’s resident slaves to yuppiedom, are going to have some new experiences on the eighth and final season of IFC’s hit sketch show.

Watch Portlandia’s Yuppies Plan the Perfect Breakfast 12 Hours Early

In one scene, the husband and wife decide to optimize their favorite meal of the day, breakfast, by preparing it 12 hours before they wake up, so that everything will be ready to roll as soon as they shoot out of bed. Peter (played by Fred Armisen) practices walking into the room and saying “good morning,” while Nance (played by Carrie Brownstein) preps the oatmeal and French press coffee.

“I feel like a kid in a candy store,” she says as she’s setting up the kitchen in the dead of night. The duo’s plan ultimately works so well, that Peter and Nance decide to prolong the joy as much as possible by eating in slow motion. How To Create NPR’s Propaganda – As Seen In a Hit Piece Against Me. By Lee Camp Source: Naked Capitalism I never thought I’d be the target of an NPR attack piece.

How To Create NPR’s Propaganda – As Seen In a Hit Piece Against Me

Through my twenties I even looked to NPR as an outlet full of good, progressive, thoughtful reporting – You know, the soothing voices occasionally interrupted by music no one really listens to but that sounds good between soft-spoken ivy league journalists over the age of 50. Everything about NPR subtly reinforced the idea, “Everything is fine. Melissa McCarthy Plays an Amateur Chef in the Comedy ‘Cook-Off!’ - Eater. Years before she became a box office titan and an Emmy award-winning Sean Spicer impersonator, Melissa McCarthy filmed a little indie comedy called Cook-Off!

Melissa McCarthy Plays an Amateur Chef in the Comedy ‘Cook-Off!’ - Eater

About a bunch of kitchen novices who enter a culinary competition. And now, ten years after making its debut at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, this quirky little comedy is finally getting a limited theatrical release. How Bullwinkle Taught Kids Sophisticated Political Satire. “Mr.

How Bullwinkle Taught Kids Sophisticated Political Satire

Chairman, I am against all foreign aid, especially to places like Hawaii and Alaska,” says Senator Fussmussen from the floor of a cartoon Senate in 1962. In the visitors’ gallery, Russian agents Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale are deciding whether to use their secret “Goof Gas” gun to turn the Congress stupid, as they did to all the rocket scientists and professors in the last episode of “Bullwinkle.” Another senator wants to raise taxes on everyone under the age of 67. He, of course, is 68. Yet a third stands up to demand, “We’ve got to get the government out of government!” Hahahahaha. That joke was a wheeze half a century ago, a cornball classic that demonstrates the essential charm of the “Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends,” the cartoon show that originally aired between 1959 and 1964 about a moose and a squirrel navigating Cold War politics.

Theconversation. White nationalists and neo-Nazis are having their moment.


Former Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard David Duke is back, yet again, in the media spotlight, while newer figures such as white supremacist Richard Spencer and Christopher Cantwell are broadcasting their views via social media feeds and niche internet channels. Many Americans are wondering if this resurgent movement should be ignored, feared or fought. What, exactly, is the best antidote for neo-Nazism? James Corden Tortures Gordon Ramsay With 'Friends' Theme Song.

Chelsea Handler: ‘You Can Be a Bitch and Be Wonderful’ Chelsea Handler is crying.

Chelsea Handler: ‘You Can Be a Bitch and Be Wonderful’

Tucked in the back corner of the restaurant at New York’s Mark Hotel, Handler is dabbing away her tears when a waitress with perhaps the most awkward timing in serving history approaches. She stands dumbstruck at the scene she just walked up to. “He’s breaking up with me. Chelsea Handler's Netflix Show Is a War on ‘Stupidity’ We’ve had late-night talk shows that mock, satirize, and tell. We’ve had late-night talk shows that opine and even teach. Chelsea Handler’s new Netflix talk show, Chelsea, sure does all that. Chelsea Handler’s Twitter Feed Has Officially Gone Off the Rails.

Chelsea Handler is in the middle of a political awakening. And this week, it’s not going very well. With her Netflix talk show Chelsea, now in its second season, the comedian has made a conscious choice to pivot away from the vapid, celebrity gossip that dominated her long-running Chelsea Lately show on E! And towards the type of specifically anti-Trump political humor that has helped buoy other late-night hosts like Stephen Colbert this past year. Most Awkward TV Moments - Uncomfortable Live Television Situations. Bill Maher Crosses Line with Ivanka Trump Incest Joke.

The Top 25 Food Moments From ‘Seinfeld’ - Eater. Watch Don Rickles Trade Barbs With Celebrities on ‘Dinner With Don’ Password Nancy Sinatra Vs Woody Allen. 10+ Brutally Hilarious Comics For People Who Like Dark Humour. 10+ Hilarious Comics With Unexpected Endings By War And Peas. "War and Peas" is made by a two-headed squad hailing from the German-French border town Saarbrücken. Jonathan Kunz works as a lecturer at the local art school and Elizabeth Pich works as a freelance comic artist.

Since 2011 they joined forces to publish comics together on the internet. Their comics often deal with unfulfilled desires and the tragedy of the modern human condition, featuring such characters as sassy robots, woeful ghosts, and highly-skilled dogs. Chrissy Teigen Workout. LOVE magazine’s model-a-day advent calendar is impossible not to click. We’ve enjoyed Bella Hadid, Emily Ratajkowski and assorted other beautiful women partake in playful, seasonal, scantily-clad fun (which occasionally gets weird). But day 16 ... was a problem.

Look, we have absolutely zero issue with Chrissy Teigen channeling an 80s workout video. Siyi Chen: The World Makes Fun Of Trump. When did you first fall in love with Kate McKinnon? Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images According to critics, Kate McKinnon is the breakout star of Ghostbusters. But that’s not news to anyone who’s seen an episode of Saturday Night Live over the past four years (or any of McKinnon’s earlier work on the web series Vag Magazine or Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show). McKinnon consistently acts circles around her costars, with energy, goofiness, charisma, and dimples that make her eminently crushable, at least according to most people who work at Slate. Bad Lip Reading Of First Presidential Debate Is Quite A Mouthful. 25 Funniest, Sickest 'Rob Lowe Roast' Burns - Rolling Stone. He's made friends, enemies, some memorable Eighties movies, loads of Tiger Beat covers, a didn't-see-that-coming comedic comeback and a few notorious sex tapes — and now, Rob Lowe can say that he's truly arrived, because Comedy Central has roasted him.

Joining the ranks of Hugh Hefner, Justin Bieber, Flavor Flav and this guy, the former Brat Pack heartthrob willingly stepped up on the dais with a bullseye on his back, as everyone from roastmaster Jeffrey Ross (dressed as Purple Rain-era Prince) to Jewel (?!?) Laid into him with the most offensive zingers imaginable. And as is the custom with these take-no-prisoner events, everyone one onstage was fair game. I'm a Good Person - Rachel Bloom (Explicit) - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Kate Beckinsale Pulled an Epic Prank. Who knew Kate Beckinsale pulled the prank to end all pranks? On The Graham Norton Show, the actress explained that inspiration struck when she was in a hotel room with a male companion who had the bad luck of falling asleep before her. And, as she says, closing your eyes when Kate Beckinsale is nearby will never end well.

Feeling uninspired by some of her recent sleep prank antics like gluing beards on people and drawing tattoos, Beckinsale said, "I was still after the rush. " Advertisement - Continue Reading Below And so, spotting a small piece of chocolate from turn down service, she gently, lovingly, tucked a the chocolate between her companion's butt cheeks where it could melt overnight. Spacey & Fallon: MasterClass Junior. Here's Where To Watch All 403 Episodes Of 'The Joy Of Painting' With Bob Ross.

Huffingtonpost. Huffingtonpost. Watch George Carlin and Bill Hicks Call Bullshit on the American Dream. People knew early on that George Carlin was an anti-establishment comic. He hosted the very first broadcast of Saturday Night Live and turned what could have been a family-friendly monologue into a searing indictment of American culture. Bill Hicks followed in the same tradition, eschewing the easy laugh in order to rip apart our national myths and expose the often sickening charade of democracy we see in popular culture and mainstream media. Between these two, we get what is undoubtedly the most important social satire since Mark Twain. 89 percent of the American public distrusts the government.

Unfortunately, much of that distrust is either faked or suppressed. Below is a highlight reel of these two counter-culture heroes’ best deconstructions of the American Dream: Government Does Not Exist for the People: Freedom Is An Illusion George Carlin states his view on the government plainly: Top 10 Times David Letterman Made Right-Wingers Look Like Idiots. 'The Daily Show' Looks At The Legend Of 'El Jebe' Jeb Bush. Secrets of the female pickup artist: There’s an art to asking strange men for sex — and not getting shot down. Watch the real Michael Bolton re-enact scenes from “Office Space” Amy Schumer talks body image and Bill Cosby in a hilarious feminist stand-up set. Watch 15 Magically Awkward Seconds Roll By While A Man Panics After Accidentally Insulting America. Jon Stewart hammers Fox News’ non-stop anger: ‘Even watching it is killing me’

Jerry Seinfeld, Joel Hodgson Talk 'Mad Men,' Ketchup And Nostalgia On 'Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee' Bill Murray Mixed Up by Eclectic Method. Lewis Black To Joy Behar: 'Democrats Are Like A Big Tortoise That's On Its Back & Can't Get Up' Get Your War On: Charlotte. Hope and Change 2 - Barack Obama: It Could Have Been Worse - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - 09/06. Jimmy Fallon's Mitt Romney Apologizes To The 47% Mitt Romney's & Barack Obama's Secret Videos - The Colbert Report - 2012-19-09. Comedy vs. anti-science: 10 amazing videos that show how humor can make a difference. Open Thread. Jimmy Fallon Olive Garden Parody Is Spot-On.

Olive Garden announced last year that it was getting rid of its famous slogan, "When you're here, you're family. " But the slogan isn't just going into the tagline graveyard -- it has found a new home. Last night, Dave George, the president of Olive Garden, "officially" signed away the slogan to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. It was an Olive Garden-Fallon love fest, in which all the audience members got free t-shirts with the new slogan and $100 gift cards to the restaurant.

The best part of the segment occurs in the last minute, though, when Fallon and The Roots premiere a spot-on Olive Garden parody ad. It's all there -- slightly goofy wardrobe choices, incessant laughter, cheesy dialogue, endless breadsticks and more. Open Thread. 'Twerkgate' Revealed. 'Joking Bad,' Jimmy Fallon's 'Breaking Bad' Parody, Is Truly Stunning. Happy Birthday, Louis CK! 23 Timeless Truth Bombs He Gave Us. Bill Maher Reads John Boehner's 'Drunk Tweets. Monty Python’s 10 best sketches.

'Devil Baby' Prank Scares The Bejesus Out Of New Yorkers. Gorbachev Threatens 'Daily Show' Reporter For Asking Him To Rebuild Berlin Wall. Sid Caesar and Nanette Fabray: Argument to Beethoven's 5th. A bunch of celebrities bet that Jimmy Fallon would not be the “Tonight Show” host. Teens Are Totally Weirded Out By 'Weird Al' Yankovic. Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr. "Presidential Hopeful: Ronald Reagan"

Stewart Lee - Osama Bin Laden's Death. Jim Carrey spoofs Matthew McConaughey’s Lincoln commercials on “Saturday Night Live” Stephen Colbert Rarely Broke Character. But When He Did, It Was 100 Percent Hysterical. Opie & Anthony - Louis CK fucks with callers for 30 minutes. George Costanza's Greatest hits. Enigma in a Twinkie: Best of Newman. Louis CK Donald Rumsfeld Lizard O and A. Jon Stewart Figures Out What's Really Going On In Sarah Palin's Bizarre Iowa Speech. Film Actors Guild (F.A.G) - Team America: World Police.