Almost as soon as #fangate went down, people were already tweeting, "Well, The Daily Show ought to have a field day with that." Naturally, last night's comedy shows couldn't help but take on Rick Scott and Charlie Crist's bizarre debate tiff over an electric fan. In fact, Jon Stewart decided to le ... More >>
The most important constituents to Florida Republicans are old people and gun nuts, but what happens when these two groups come in conflict? The Colbert Report dug deep last night on residents of Big Pine Key, hardworking people who just want to enjoy a bit of peace and tranquility without the fear ... More >>
Americans may hold politicians to sometimes ridiculously high personal moral standards, but we are pretty lax about youthful drug use. Hell, Obama and Bush II have done coke, but Marco Rubio has always refused to say whether he's ever smoked pot. See also: Marco Rubio Used to Throw Up Drunk on Peo ... More >>
At this point, Gov. Rick Scott has turned into your embarrassing uncle who won't stop ranting at dinner about how the government should drug-test everyone, no matter how clearly you explain that such a plan definitely violates the Constitution. Except in this case, it's the federal court system tha ... More >>
To promote his new book, The Party's Over, and kick up buzz about his campaign for governor, Charlie Crist stopped by The Colbert Report last night. Of course, that meant some prime Rick Scott joke opportunities for Colbert, and the host asked Crist if he was afraid of Scott. "You're not afraid th ... More >>
The Daily Show and The Colbert Report have gotten to satirize a lot of things over the years, but they've never gotten a chance to rip into a sitting member of the U.S. Congress getting busted for drugs. That's because no such thing had happen during the shows' runs until Southwest Florida Congressm ... 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 >>
Super Bowl champs go to Disney World, but apparently NBA Champs go to Taco Bell.Chris Bosh was on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, and admitted that his first stop after winning his first ring was the drive through of the Taco Bell. He did however end up at LIV with the rest of team, but goofs with Kim ... More >>
LeBron James came out to one of his first standing ovations outside Miami last night in a long time on The Late Show with David Letterman, and in New York City of all places. Guess that ring really did do wonders for his image. Of course, once everyone sat down, Letterman wasted no time time flingin ... More >>
Among the number of new voter registration shenanigans being pursued by Gov. Rick Scott, perhaps his new law that requires third-party voter registration groups turn in forms within 48 hours seems the most arbitrary and bizarre. The Daily Show doesn't quite understand it either, so last night they s ... More >>
In the wake of the "Miami Zombie" attack and some other cannibal-tinged news stories, we've already established that there isn't a zombie apocalypse. Or is there? Last night on The Colbert Report, America's favorite fake pundit Stephen Colbert wasn't so sure.
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 >>
There's very little levity to be found in the Trayvon Martin case, and so far the satirists have stayed mostly away from the story. Well, last night Stephen Colbert decided to take a swing at it by lampooning Republican candidate's reactions to President Obama's statements about the case, Geraldo ... More >>
Remember in December when Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi was roaming around Tallahassee asking officials, including Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi to pee in a cup? Well, the package finally made it onto the air last night.
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 >>
OMG! Surfer Blood's gone late night! About 15 hours ago, West Palm Beach-based Surfer Blood sent out an ecstatic tweet to their 6,894 fans announcing a January 9 appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Several minutes ago, Crossfade's inbox was hit with a press release confirming the good n ... More >>
The spat between Rep. Allen "Black David Letterman" West and Rep. Debbie "home perm after model" Wasserman Schultz rocked the political world yesterday, so of course it wound up on The Colbert Report last night. And being the faux right-winger he is, Stephen Colbert had to wonder "what kind of th ... More >>
Everybody has an opinion about the Miami Heat's loss, including Stephen Colbert. America's favorite fake pundit took on LeBron James and the Miami Heat last night in his spor repor, explaining, "Everyone knew they were destined to win, and personally I'm offended they were forced to prove it by p ... 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 >>
The Roots Ricky Martin = ?Television is a magic medium. It's also evil. And sometimes shitty. But really, who thought that Ricky Martin and the Roots would ever hook up? No one. And yet, thanks to TV (and the fact that Questlove's crew decided they needed a day job), we're all gonna get to wa ... More >>
The Lewis Black Show scheduled for Thursday night at Hollywood's Hard Rock Live has been cancelled. The grinchy one is ill. That's the bad news.Or maybe it's the good news. Black will be replaced in the 8 p.m. show by Tonight Show veteran Jay Leno. Tickets for the show, which go for anywhere from ... 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.
Justin Timberlake made an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno earlier this week to promote his new film Social Network. The conversation eventually turned to the NBA, where Timberlake proclaimed his beloved L.A. Lakers would pull off the Three-Peat this year. Leno then asked about how th ... More >>
For the second time this year, a story premiering on this humble little blog, Riptide, has served as fodder for jokes on The Colbert Report. First, Stephen Colbert took on homophobic, rent-boy-lovin' George Rekers, and last night, the host roasted New Times columnist and 2 Live Crew founder Luthe ... More >>
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 >>
While Jay Leno wasn't taking classless lowblows at Conan O'Brien during last night's monologue he found time to tell a "joke" about New Times' scoop on Dr. George Rekers.
Rather, you sit down while he stands up.
Jim Gaffigan brings The Sexy Tour to The Fillmore.
But you can enjoy Neil Hamburger today at PS14.