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September 17, 2014

Osama Bin Laden's Former Sister-in-Law on Her Notorious Last Name (VIDEO)

Osama Bin Laden's former sister-in-law Carmen Bin Laden was on 'Piers Morgan Tonight' (weeknights, 9PM ET on CNN). She talked about her notorious surname and why she never changed it, even though she has renounced everything Osama stood for and sympathized with the U.S. after the Sept. 11 attacks. "I realized earlier on, for myself and my daughter, that there was no escape from that name," she...

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Stephen Colbert Worries About 'The Summer of Fin Laden' (VIDEO)

On 'The Colbert Report' (Weeknights, 11:30PM ET on Comedy Central), Stephen Colbert illustrated a point about how much Osama Bin Laden had changed things by recalling how the news in the summer of 2001 had been dominated by reports of shark attacks (a.k.a., "The Summer of the Shark") before the events of Sept. 11 made things much more serious. So according to Colbert, "With Bin Laden gone,...

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Jon Stewart Has Fun With Donald Trump's Very Bad Weekend (VIDEO)

During Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Barack Obama and the event's host Seth Meyers hit Donald Trump with joke after joke, while Trump sat in the audience stony-faced. Then, on Sunday, President Obama's surprise announcement that Osama Bin Laden had been killed by U.S. special forces preempted Trump's show, 'Celebrity Apprentice.' On 'The Daily Show' (Weeknights,...

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Matthew Fox Isn't Really Feeling The Royal Wedding (VIDEO)

Matthew Fox has been in London for the last couple months, starring in a West End production of the Neil LeBute play "A Forest Dark and Deep." He was a guest on Wednesday's London edition of 'Piers Morgan Tonight' (weekdays, 9 PM ET on CNN) where the host wanted to get Fox's opinion on the big royal wedding which will take place in the city Friday. Are you a romantic man?" Morgan wondered,...

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Jon Stewart: Obama Birth Certificate Reveal a 'Non-shell' (VIDEO)

On 'The Daily Show' (weekdays, 11 PM ET on Comedy Central), Jon Stewart played clips of media figures breathlessly using words like "stunning," "shocking" and "bombshell" to describe the release of Barack Obama's long-form birth certificate. "I don't want to nitpick," Stewart said, in reaction to the breathlessness. "But wouldn't the bombshell have been him not being born in America? Isn't this...

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Ice-T Declares Stephen Colbert 'Good in the 'Hood' (VIDEO)

Ice-T was on 'The Colbert Report' (weekdays, 11:30 PM ET on Comedy Central) to promote his book 'Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption From South Central to Hollywood.' In it, Ice-T reveals he has never done drugs, and Colbert used that information to ask a favor of Ice. "You don't do drugs," Colbert said, "but you do have plenty of street cred. Do you know where I could score some...

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Oliva Munn Interviews Her Very Own 'Tiger Mom' (VIDEO)

Amy Chua's parenting memoir, 'Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom' is controversial because of Chua's descriptions of her hash disciplinarian techniques, which she attributes to her Chinese upbringing. 'Daily Show' (weekdays, 11 PM ET on Comedy Central) correspondent Olivia Munn was also raised by a Chinese mother. So, during a segment about Chua's book, Munn traveled back to her childhood home to...

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David Frost: Diana Would Have Made Jokes About Royal Wedding (VIDEO)

Legendary TV personality Sir David Frost was close enough with Princess Diana to have her be his son's godmother. So during his appearance on 'Piers Morgan Tonight' (weekdays, 9 PM ET on CNN) he was asked what his good friend would have thought about her son's marriage to Kate Middleton. "I think that she would be thrilled with the choice he's made . . . And I think she would inevitably in the...

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Stephen Colbert Defends Mitt Romney's 'Peacetime Spending' Gaffe (VIDEO)

In an op-ed in the New Hampshire Union Leader this week, Mitt Romney criticized Barack Obama for his "peacetime spending binge." Given that the country is involved in two wars (not counting our military action in Libya) some have cited Romney's use of the word "peacetime" as a rare written gaffe. Stephen Colbert, however, defended Romney from the "mitt-pickers" on 'The Colbert Report'...

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Ron Paul: 'Biggest Counterfeiter in the World Is the Federal Reserve' (VIDEO)

Texas congressman Ron Paul is expected to announce on Tuesday that he is running for president. Monday night, the iconoclastic libertarian stopped by 'The Colbert Report' (weekdays, 11:30 PM ET on Comedy Central), were he argued that by printing money and reducing the value of the dollar, the Federal Reserve is responsible for the high price of gas. "There is a law on the books that says you...

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