In deep-character as “the second president of the Confederate States of America,” President Show host Anthony Atamanuik addressed the violence in Charlottesville. Challenged by a “reporter” about his coziness with white supremacists, Atamanuik-as-Trump denounced “the worst hate group of them all: the press.”
The real Anthony Scaramucci lost his job on Monday, but the President Show iteration — played by Mario Cantone — hung around for three days to deliver his farewell address on Thursday night.
Yesterday, it was James Adomian‘s Bernie Sanders. Today, we’ve got his former sparring partner, Anthony Atamanuik’s unmatchable Trump impression. Atamanuik, in character, hosts The President Show on Comedy Central every Thursday. In this week’s pre-taped segment, he and Vice President Mike Pence (Peter Grosz; also one of Sonic’s “two guys“) observe a focus group designed […]
A talented comic, Hasan Minhaj entertained a sometimes humorless crowd, which groaned at jokes that you may well consider hilarious. “No one wanted to do this,” he kidded, “ so of course it lands in the hands of an immigrant. Don Rickles died so you wouldn’t ask him to do this gig.”
Larry Wilmore’s show was cancelled by Comedy Central on Monday, and while he thanked the network, Wilmore said he regretted that he “won’t be around to cover this truly insane election season.”
One of the greatest attributes of The Daily Show is its unwillingness to talk down to audiences. Jon Stewart became the voice of a generation because he didn’t parody the news — he pulverized it.
Whereas Stewart’s bread and butter is calling out Fox News hypocrisy, Noah has an ability to use humor to remind Americans that they don’t care enough about the world around them.
Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian who has been a contributor to Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, will be the program’s new host when current host Jon Stewart leaves later this year, the network announced Monday.
The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert mocked Fox News’ hypocritical reaction to the arrest of alleged Benghazi mastermind Ahmed Abu Khattala, noting that the network complained for months that the Obama administration had not apprehended him — then immediately pivoted to complaining that he hadn’t been captured quickly enough. “Yes, we must bring those responsible […]
Jon Stewart took off his comedian hat yesterday when he appeared on Fox News Channel Sunday, and verbally sparred — to the point of visible outrage — with host Chris Wallace. The Comedy Central star’s face turned especially red when Wallace argued that there was little difference between The Daily Show‘s liberal-leaning satire and the […]