Get This: Even Dems Admit Beloved Late-Night Comedy Hosts Are Lefties

March 19th, 2019 10:59 PM
Given the ongoing anti-Trump onslaught in late-night television, it should come as no surprise that Republicans and Democrats have very different perspectives on how political content is used in those  “comedy” shows, whether they’re on the mainstream networks or cable TV. According to a recent survey, 54 percent of Democrats said they watch late-night talk shows, compared to 26 percent of…

Dana Carvey Jokes: Nobel Prize to Trump If North Korea Is Solved?

April 28th, 2018 4:47 PM
Dana Carvey on Monday wondered whether Donald Trump will get credit if the efforts to de-nuclearize North Korea are successful. Talking to Conan O’Brien on TBS, he even joked about a Nobel Prize: “As far as Trump is concerned, if he solves the thing in thing in North Korea... are we going to give him the Nobel Peace Prize?  I mean, we’d have to, right?” 

Dana Carvey: Liberal Satire Is Not 'Edgy,' Dennis Miller Is Edgy

November 26th, 2014 1:52 PM
Comedian Dana Carvey discussed politics and comedy with Carl Koslowski on his podcast Kozversations. “Because of the sensitivity of having an African-American president, which is completely understandable...It took a while to find a way to satirize our president," Carvey told Kozlowski. He admitted it took time to figure out how to satirize Obama. “We were all getting to know him as a country.”…

Dana Carvey Can't Mock Obama, Because Unlike Other Pols, He's Not a 'W

July 6th, 2014 7:24 AM
Former Saturday Night Live co-workers Dennis Miller and Dana Carvey are touring together this summer. On Sunday, The Washington Post published an interview with Carvey as the two head to the Kennedy Center in the nation’s capital for a show on July 12. While Miller now delights the right with a radio show and humorous appearances on Fox News, Carvey claims “I ride both sides.” But it became…

Mock Obama? Comedy Writer Says 'He's Like a Smooth Rock Face of Perfec

September 3rd, 2012 6:11 AM
Friday’s Wall Street Journal tackled the issue of joking about the candidates – especially how hard comedians have found it to mock President Obama. Four years ago, "you couldn't tell jokes about Obama," said the leftist political humorist Will Durst. "You couldn't even see him—the halo was too bright." "Since I've been doing this, going back to the '70s, I don't remember two contenders for…

Dana Carvey Blasts ‘Scary and Dangerous’ Trend of Comics Fearing t

August 7th, 2012 1:34 AM
While filling in as the host of Dennis Miller's nationally syndicated radio show last week, Jon Levitz and his guest, fellow comic Dana Carvey, discussed why people get so upset at Obama jokes, noting that liberals label such material as. "hate speech" and, therefore, is unworthy of any further consideration. Carvey criticized the “sensitivity” people have when jokes are told regarding…

Ex-SNL's Dana Carvey Jabs Romney: 'I Hate Poor People'; Obama Is Like

July 14th, 2012 2:41 AM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's The Tonight Show on NBC, former Saturday Night Live cast member Dana Carvey demonstrated the tendency of comedians to have fun with President Obama in a fashion that builds him up while poking fun at Republicans in a way that tears them down. When asked by host Jay Leno about the presidential election, Carvey remarked that Obama is "like a Zen master of…

Bartiromo Interview of Prince Alwaleed: SNL Skit Begging To Happen

November 24th, 2008 3:29 PM
Update 11-25 8:20 AM: Morning Joe Makes SNL References -- see discussion at foot.Call it "The Wild 'n Crazy Guy–Billionaire Style."  Maria Bartiromo's interview of Saudi Prince Alwaleed, the largest shareholder of Citigroup, is literally a Saturday Night Live skit waiting—begging—to happen.CNBC's Bartiromo conducted the interview by remote this afternoon. When the camera went to the prince in…