Another reason why being chosen to give the State of the Union rebuttal is a thankless task: You're guaranteed to get made fun of on The Daily Show.Or as Jon Stewart put it last night, "The State of the Union rebuttal is most often handed to a rising party star, whose star, according to tradition, q ... More >>
Here in Florida we still haven't decided who we're going to award our 29 electoral votes too, and unlike 2000 it doesn't matter one bit."For once, Florida's clusterfucker is irrelevant," declared Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. "It's like hearing, 'Good news America, the tumor on your dong is benign. ... More >>
We knew that something good would have to come from the public relations debacle that Chick-fil-A is in the midst of. And we were right!Thankfully there are comedians that rock our world and shed light (and some much-needed humor) on whether to boycott or support a fast food restaurant that gives mo ... More >>
Senator Marco Rubio stopped by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night to promote his new memoir, An American Son. After some brief talk about Rubio's time as a college football player at a now bankrupt school, the two got into some real "Senateyish" discussion. Yes, Marco Rubio coined the new wo ... More >>
Left-leaning Floridians are probably not too enthused that the Republican Party is descending on Tampa to crown Mitt Romney as its official nominee in August. But don't worry, you hippies -- there's now something for you to get excited about, too. The Daily Show has announced it'll tape a week's wor ... More >>
Former superstar basketball center and current TNT mumbling head Shaquille O'Neal has told Jon Stewart, the New York Times, and ESPN that he's getting his doctorate at Miami's Barry University, where he defended his dissertation this month. His purported title? "How Leaders Utilize Humor or Aggressi ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain, the chef, traveler, writer, snarkmeister, and media whore extraordinaire, is doing the full-on media blitz to get the word out that No Reservations premieres tonight, at 9 p.m. on Travel Channel. Last week he was on Jon Stewart's Daily Show, where Stewart said he gets diarrhea just ... More >>
Florida's law requiring the poor to pass a drug test before receiving welfare funds came under the scrutiny of The Daily Show last night. In an interview with Aasif Mandvi, bill supporter Representative Scott Plakon claimed that any recipient of taxpayer money should undergo drug testing. When Ma ... More >>
If you always wanted to cook like a (dead) rock star, then The Dead Celebrity Cookbook is for you. This little tome of awesomeness is the brainchild of Frank DeCaro, who started collecting the recipes of stars gone "bye" after attending a "dead celebrity party." DeCaro, who was a movie critic on ... More >>
Local folk hero and fired CNN anchor Rick Sanchez will strap on a headset this fall and announce football games for Florida International University, according the Miami Herald.We thought he might have had some kind of circus deal with Mega TV in the works, but he's pulled another drunken sw ... More >>
From the unsubstantiated-hearsay-but-come-on-obviously-it's-true category comes news of what could potentially be the best marriage since Michael Jackson and Elvis' daughter: Publicly shamed, fired, and exiled unhinged news anchor Rick Sanchez, meet anything-goes Spanish-language channel Mega ... More >>
In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 16, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.Best Local Boy Gone BadRick Sanchez
Ah, it's been too long since we've had some good ol' fashioned Rick Sanchez-brand inanity. On a hunch- - do we know our man or what? -- we checked out the revision history of the Wikipedia page for Rick Sanchez, the former WSVN-turned-CNN anchor who is currently unemployed after calling Jon Stew ... More >>
We're really surprised it took this long for The Daily Show to sink its teeth into Florida Gov. Rick Scott. There's certainly ample material. The guy's political career is like a bad satire that somehow became real. Last night, Scott got the ire of Jon Stewart in a roundup of the nation's new bat ... More >>
Love Bites is a regular column on Short Order. Find other installments here.People, especially my recently divorced friends and those who have spent way too many nights picking pet fur out of their bellybuttons, always ask how I dig up men for my dating pool. The bottom line is this: I take every ... More >>
Rick Sanchez, the anchorman fired from CNN after calling Jon Stewart a "bigot" and implying that Jews control the media, is entering comeback mode. First step: Meet with a high-profile rabbi.
After offering an official written apology earlier this week, Rick Sanchez continues to do damage control for his outburst over Jon Stewart. This morning not only did he sit down with Good Morning America, but also gave interview to radio and online media. Even his former bosses at CNN think he's ... More >>
A little less than a week after unleashing a controversial tirade against Jon Stewart, his Daily Show, and CNN execs in which he implied that Jews run the media that ultimately lead to his dismissal from CNN, Rick Sanchez has finally released a public apology. He reveals he privately apologized t ... More >>
Rick Sanchez's foot-in-mouth anti-Semitic tirade against Jon Stewart and The Daily Show left the world with two questions: 1) Is he gonna get fired? and 2) How much fun is The Daily Show going to have with this? The answers were "yes" and "a lot." Stewart ripped Sanchez apart last night ... More >>
After years of toiling in the Miami TV market and a short stint on MSNBC, former WSVN anchor Rick Sanchez had finally made it to the big time with his own popular show on CNN. Of course the guy has become known for his embarrassing gaffes, but in his latest misstep he's implied that Jews control ... More >>
After an ethnically-insensitive tirade against The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, CNN host and former Miami local news anchor Rick Sanchez has been fired by the network. Sanchez was ultimately done in by his big mouth.
The Daily Show With Jon StewartChristopher Hitchenswww.thedailyshow.comYou might be surprised to hear that Christopher Hitchens -- best-selling author and contributing editor for Vanity Fair -- toiled at a work camp for young revolutionaries in 1968 Cuba. Last week, on The Daily Show, he told Jon St ... More >>
The George Rekers and the rent boy scandal is at once very, very sad but also very, very hilarious. Following the mixed results of Jay Leno and Stephen Colbert, last night Jon Stewart took on the scandal on The Daily Show in a segment titled "European Gaycation."In the clip below starting at abou ... More >>
image via Miami New Times archives week of June 22-28, 1988When's The Last Time You Been To A Rock Show At A Movie Theater This week's Archive Diver brings you the billing for the Grove Cinema's Hi-Volt Video Niteclub from June 22 - 28, 1988. Live musical acts featured that week included SKUM, curre ... More >>
The horror. Ugly feet, greed, and Bon Jovi are enough to make anyone dump a mate.
Why in God's name did Steve Carell take the paycheck?
More comedians than you can shake a stick at
Have a swill time with Dave Attell
Chappelle shows at the Improv
Erstwhile Smiths spin in Miami
The Daily Show's Lewis Black grabs our mike
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter
Ohmigod! Five seasons in, South Park's the funniest show on TV.
TV managed to suck and blow in 2000, but still, we watched...and watched
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight
October 1 - 7, 1998
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