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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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#EndorseThis: ‘President Show’ Trump Calls Press “Worst Hate Group Of Them All”

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.”

August 25, 2017

#EndorseThis: Scaramucci’s Steamy ‘President Show’ Farewell

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.

August 4, 2017
president show

#EndorseThis: Trump Crashes Focus Group On ‘The President Show’

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 […]

July 28, 2017
Hasan Minhaj

#EndorseThis: Hasan Minhaj, Roasting Trump, Is Tops On YouTube

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.”

May 1, 2017

WATCH: Larry Wilmore Kicks Off Last Week By Blasting ‘Dangerous’ Trump And ‘Spokesgoblin’ Pierson

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.”

August 16, 2016
Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart Started Small, Became Voice Of A Generation

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.

August 2, 2015

Trevor Noah Is About To Explode America’s Attitudes About Africa And Our Place In The World

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.

March 31, 2015

Trevor Noah To Be Jon Stewart’s ‘The Daily Show’ Replacement

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.

March 30, 2015

Endorse This: Are You Worried About The ‘ISIS Of Biological Agents?’

Why won’t President Obama panic!?

October 8, 2014

Colbert Mocks Fox Reaction To Benghazi Arrest: ‘Sadly, Hillary Clinton Remains At Large’ [Video]

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 […]

June 19, 2014

Jon Stewart Versus Fox News — On Fox News! (VIDEO)

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 […]

June 20, 2011