Democrats Are Trolling Republicans with Sick Political Burns

Melissa Cronin · 10/08/15 08:31PM

After the auspicious stepping-down of former tan mom/emotional dad John Boehner, and the subsequent withdrawal of speaker candidate Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the Republican party is at a loss, grasping for straws — or anyone who will volunteer to lead the party. Meanwhile, the Democrats are having a jolly good laugh at the whole thing, seizing the golden opportunity to seem “personable” — not in calculated way.

Here's the Horrible Comedy Sketch About Rape That Has UConn in Uproar

Maureen O'Connor · 02/01/12 11:54AM

UConn, America's foremost institution of sports riots and male rage, is in uproar after student-run (and student-funded) television network UCTV aired a sketch comedy segment that depicted a crying girl using a blue-light phone while fleeing a possible rapist. As she attempts to escape, the robotic blue-light voices call her a "cock gobbler," a "stinky bitchy," a "blonde bitch," and a "howler monkey bitch" who is "crying rape." The sketch ends with the girl falling to the ground after her attacker strangles her in a dark parking lot.

We Get It

Richard Lawson · 03/05/08 10:12AM

A New York Times blog drags out and beats to death a joke about which presidential candidate Alex P. Keaton, the lovable Republican youngster played by Michael J. Fox on the 80's sitcom Family Ties, would be supporting today. Sigh. [NYT]