Jerry Seinfeld, the Racist?


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An anti-PC thought-criminal is on the loose!

Gay Wedding Bells for Modern Family?


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The politics of primetime.

Leno Fights Back


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Old school comedy vs. new school incompetence.

Why Comedy Matters


Barack Obama And Mitt Romney Address Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner

Romney has the best jokes because Obama has the worst record.

When Comedians Aren’t Funny


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Sarah Palin punchlines are getting old.

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Stop Using the Nazi Card


Few things irritate me as much as when self-righteous commentators condemn their opponents by comparing them to Nazis, which actually is a type of Nazi tactic itself. Nazis and other tyrants use generalizations and flimsy comparisons to denigrate their enemies.
Their tactic is simple, yet effective: First, pick the most disgusting form of life you can [...]

The “South Park” Revolution


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How Comedy Central’s irreverent show demonstrated the incompatibility of Sharia law and a free society.

The Lesson of Muhammad-Gate


At the Daily Beast, John Avlon has a strong round-up of reactions to Comedy Central’s decision to censor images and references to Muhammad in the latest episode of South Park, including Islam-reform advocates Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Irshad Manji, and South Park Conservatives author  Brian Anderson.  They reinforce the same messages that NewsReal has been [...]

Take a camel. Please. Or: The trouble with Ann Coulter


Since NewsReal Blog is a media analysis blog, bear with me as I point out (again) what the media got wrong about Ann Coulter’s history-making trip to Canada. (And yes, I mean that. As I’ve said from the start, her visit has cast into high relief a debate that until now has mostly existed on [...]

How Much Influence Over Popular Opinion Do Late-Night Comics Like Jon Stewart Really Have?


“The OReilly Factor” devoted a segment to the political influence of late-night comedy, focusing on Jon Stewart.
Stewart is an appendage of the Obama White House.   A self-confessed liberal, he  has no influence beyond his politically like-minded fan club.  The 1.6 million “Daily Show” viewership is lower  than  “Adult Swim” on Cartoon Network.
David Letterman’s adolescent humor is [...]

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