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Colbert Wants to Know Why Michael Brown Couldn’t Have Been More Like Cliven Bundy

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

After airing a sneaky post-Emmys rerun Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert was finally back on the job last night after a two-week vacation and as expected he began his show with a deep dive into Ferguson, Missouri. And just like many Fox News pundits, Colbert urged his viewers to "wait to pass judgement" on Officer Darren Wilson.

Joan Rivers Reportedly Stops Breathing, Rushed to Hospital

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Rivers was allegedly rushed to Mt. Sinai in New York, and according to a 911 call, was suffering from either "cardiac or respiratory arrest."

Chuck Todd to RNC Chair: Does GOP Have ‘Too Many Crazy White Guys?’

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Following a poll obtained by Politico yesterday that showed 50% of women voters had a negative view of the Republican Party, Daily Rundown host Chuck Todd asked RNC Chair Reince Priebus if the reason the GOP couldn't appeal to women and minority voters was that the party was infested with crazy white dudes (and their progeny).

NYT’s Kristof Concludes He’s ‘A Little Bit Racist’ After Shooting Unarmed Black Men in Video Game

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Nicholas Kristof, a white columnist for the New York Times, has a confession: He’s “a little bit racist.” It’s a conclusion he came to after playing a video game.

Chris Matthews Details His Intense Love for Burger King Food

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

On MSNBC's Hardball Wednesday, show host Chris Matthews offered something of an ode to Burger King, noting that the restaurant's burgers taste "like it's been grilled out back on a barbecue."

Must-See Late Night Clip: Kimmel Presents Star-Studded Friends Fan Fiction

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

In Jimmy Kimmel's version of Friends, he is Ross and Joey and Chandler are dead. Somehow, the late night host convinced not only his guest Jennifer Aniston but also Courtney Cox and Lisa Kudrow to act out this fantasy with him on last night's show, complete with an exact replica of the iconic kitchen set.

Missouri Governor Reportedly ‘Uninvited’ from Michael Brown’s Funeral

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

While dozens of prominent state and federal officials attended the funeral of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old whose death sparked nationwide protests over the racial nature of his killing, the Governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon (D), was conspicuously absent.

Wow, This Egyptian Paper’s Headline Is Pretty Damn Racist

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Headlines are hard, there's only so much space, you need a pull quote, etc. Then there's this.

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Finally Get Married, for Real

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

According to CNN, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married this weekend after ten years, three biological children, three adopted children, one jilted ex, and one award-winning winery.

Stewart Mocks ESPN’s Michael Sam Shower Obsession: ‘Are We Not Over This Yet?’

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

The Daily Show skewered ESPN for its report on Michael Sam's showering habits Wednesday night (Senior NFL Shower Correspondent in fact sounds like one of the Daily Show's fake titles), as if they'd expected him to be singing show tunes and bingewatching Bravo. (ESPN later apologized.) "Michael Sam's gay," Stewart said. "Are we not over this yet?"

‘Geography Can Be Hard’: Canada’s NATO Team Trolls Russia with Handy Map

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

In attempt to make its "stealth invasion" more of an "incursion," Russia claimed earlier this week that its troops spotted in eastern Ukraine had "accidentally" crossed into the territory -- basically, "whoops we tripped and landed a...Show More Summary

Romney Trounces 2016 Competition in New Iowa Poll

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Mitt "Circumstances Can Change" Romney topped a USA Today/Suffolk poll of 2016 GOP contenders, running away from the pack with 35%.

Russia Mounts ‘Stealth Invasion’ of Eastern Ukraine

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

The gains Ukrainian forces have made against Russian-backed separatist groups in eastern Ukraine were imperiled Wednesday when Russia sent several armed carriers across the Russia-Ukraine border, inaugurating a whole new front in the simmering fight.

Jon Stewart Attempts to Wring Some Comedy Out of ‘Fcking Crazy’ ISIS

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Jon Stewart took on ISIS tonight, and as far as he's concerned, they're "fucking crazy" and "do incredibly evil shit." But beyond that, Stewart wanted to know what the U.S. actually knows about this terrorist group...

‘Are You That Dumb and Ignorant?!’ Hannity Gets in Epic Shouting Match with Imam

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Sean Hannity got into an epic shouting match Wednesday night with a London-based imam who believes in the worldwide implementation of Sharia law. It got so heated that at different points, both men shouted at each other to shut up and listen.

‘What’s He Doing?!’ Megyn Kelly Blows Up at Obama for Going to Dem Fundraiser

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Megyn Kelly was really up in arms tonight over President Obama fundraising around the country as the threat of ISIS grows. She learned on-air, from Ed Henry, about a fundraiser Friday, and seemed to be at a loss for words.

Creator of Airplane ‘Knee Defender’ Explains Himself on MSNBC

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Yesterday an airplane fight over legroom caused an unscheduled landing wherein the two people fighting were kicked off. The fight was over the Knee Defender, a device that physically keeps the person in front of you from reclining in their seats. The inventor of this device appeared on MSNBC tonight to explain himself.

Sister of Boston Bombing Suspects Arrested for Allegedly Making Bomb Threat

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Ailina Tsarnaeva, the sister of the infamous Boston bombing suspects, was arrested by the NYPD this week for allegedly calling a New York woman and sending her a pretty explicit bomb threat.

Van Susteren: Obama Associating with Sharpton Sends ‘Rotten Message’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Greta Van Susteren ended her show Wednesday night with a big question: why is President Obama "picking Reverend Al Sharpton as his liaison in Ferguson"? She called this a "rotten message to send to the nation."

Diane Sawyer Signs Off from ABC World News: ‘I Am Not Slowing Down’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Diane Sawyer officially signed off from ABC World News tonight after five years behind the desk. She said it's been a "deep privilege" to sit in the anchor chair, and assured viewers despite her departure, she wouldn't really be going anywhere.

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