Punchlines ripped from the headlines

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 03:00 PM EDT

"Daily Show": Filner Scandal Broke the "Eww-o-Meter"

"Daily Show": Filner Scandal Broke the "Eww-o-Meter"

Interim "Daily Show" host John Oliver said San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's sexual harassment scandal is so "disgusting" it breaks the "Eww-o-Meter."

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 06:38 AM EDT

Colbert Offers Take on Obama-Clinton Lunch Meeting

Colbert Offers Take on Obama-Clinton Lunch Meeting

In light of the barrage of media speculation about what President Barack Obama discussed with former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton over lunch Monday, Stephen Colbert was fed up and said he didn't need those...

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 at 12:58 PM EDT

Conan O’Brien Takes on Weiner, Filner Sex Scandals

Conan O’Brien Takes on Weiner, Filner Sex Scandals

Conan O’Brien took on sex scandals on both coasts Tuesday with a bit on who was more "pervy," New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner or San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 at 08:27 AM EDT

Kristin Chenoweth Sings Weiner Sex Scandal Parody

Kristin Chenoweth Sings Weiner Sex Scandal Parody

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth sang an Anthony Weiner sex scandal parody of the hit song "Popular" from the Tony award-winning musical "Wicked."

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 08:50 AM EDT

"Daily Show" Airs Weiner Text in Robot Voice

"Daily Show" Airs Weiner Text in Robot Voice

"The Daily Show" revealed Wednesday what host John Oliver said no other network news organization aired in their latest Anthony Weiner sexting reports: The x-rated texts that the New York City mayoral candidate...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 09:43 AM EDT

WATCH: "Daily Show" Jabs at Queen Over Royal Birth

WATCH: "Daily Show" Jabs at Queen Over Royal Birth

All eyes were on the birth of England's newest royal prince, but "The Daily Show" decided to take some playful aim at the country's 87-year-old monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. In two separate bits from the...

Friday, Jul 19, 2013 at 07:45 AM EDT

Colbert Grills Spitzer Over His Political Ambitions

Colbert Grills Spitzer Over His Political Ambitions

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer continued to make his way around the media circuit Thursday as he mounts a campaign for New York City Comptroller.

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 at 07:14 AM EDT

"Colbert Report" Addresses DOMA, Voting Rights Act

"Colbert Report" Addresses DOMA, Voting Rights Act

Stephen Colbert's tongue-in-cheek assessment of DOMA ruling gets the audience going.

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 at 12:23 PM EDT

Colbert Returns From Hiatus, Pays Tribute to Mother

Colbert Returns From Hiatus, Pays Tribute to Mother

Stephen Colbert returned to late night on Wednesday after a week-long hiatus due to his mother's death.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:46 AM EDT

“The Daily Show” with John Oliver Begins

“The Daily Show” with John Oliver Begins

“Welcome to ‘The Daily Show,’ and I am John Oliver. Let’s all just acknowledge for a moment that this is weird."

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Air Show Pilots Pay Tribute to Comrade

Air Show Pilots Pay Tribute to Comrade

Air show pilots performed an aerial salute Saturday to their comrade who died after his World War II-era plane crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey a day earlier.

Officials Recover Small Vintage Plane From Hudson

Officials Recover Small Vintage Plane From Hudson

Officials removed a small vintage World War II fighter plane that crashed in to the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey Friday evening, killing the pilot onboard.

Woman Fatally Stabbed at Brooklyn Shelter: Police

Woman Fatally Stabbed at Brooklyn Shelter: Police

A woman living in a Brooklyn shelter was fatally stabbed by another resident Saturday morning, according to police and the non-profit.

Off-Duty Cop Trades Gunshots with Thieves Who Robbed Him: NYPD

Off-Duty Cop Trades Gunshots with Thieves Who Robbed Him: NYPD

An off-duty NYPD officer traded gunshots with a gang of thieves who had robbed him early Saturday morning in Brooklyn, police said.

 Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency Ahead of More Rains

Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency Ahead of More Rains

Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency ahead of expected heavy rains, and warned that levees could be overtopped, NBC News reported. "Areas along the Missouri River and its tributaries in...

Woman Hit by Bus, Likely to Lose Legs: Police

Woman Hit by Bus, Likely to Lose Legs: Police

A woman struck by a bus Saturday afternoon in New Jersey was said by police to be in critical condition and likely to lose both legs.