Total Episodes: 3412
Creators: Lizz Winstead , Madeleine Smithberg
Networks: Comedy Central
Status: Returning Series
First Air Date: Jul 22, 1996
Recent Air Date: Apr 2, 2020
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Original Language: English
Age Rating: TV-14
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03 October 2011 - Thomas Friedman
The U.S. military kills Anwar al-Awlaki, Herman Cain talks about Rick Perry's ranch, and Thomas Friedman discusses America's role in the global market.
04 October 2011 - Michael Lewis
Chris Christie restates his position, Mitt Romney flip-flops, ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr.'s song, and Michael Lewis discusses his travels as a financial disaster tourist.
05 October 2011 - Hugh Jackman
Conservatives call Occupy Wall Street protesters anti-American, Florida votes to move its primary up, and Hugh Jackman boxes robots.
06 October 2011 - Jason Sudeikis
Sarah Palin confirms she won't be running in 2012, Herman Cain shares his conspiracy theories, and Jason Sudeikis gives the inside scoop on "Saturday Night Live.
17 October 2011 - Ellen Schultz
Wyatt Cenac and Samantha Bee examine Mitt Romney's faith, Occupy Wall Street grows, and Ellen Schultz explains how American companies have decimated retiree benefit plans.
18 October 2011 - Calvin Trillin
Republicans identify America's American enemy, John Oliver tries to join Occupy Wall Street, and Calvin Trillin talks political humor.
19 October 2011 - Al Sharpton
The Las Vegas GOP debate gets heated, Larry Wilmore considers Herman Cain's race card, and Al Sharpton discusses the impact of Occupy Wall Street.
20 October 2011 - Richard Brookhiser
Libyans celebrate Muammar al-Gaddafi's death, John Oliver rebrands Libya, and Richard Brookhiser discusses James Madison's impact on American politics.
24 October 2011 - Kevin Clash
Rick Perry goes birther, Republicans dislike Barack Obama's decision to end the Iraq War, and Kevin Clash talks about being Elmo.
25 October 2011 - Walter Isaacson
Rick Perry and Herman Cain explain their jokes, Lewis Black examines the indoctrination of kids, and Walter Isaacson discusses his Steve Jobs biography.
26 October 2011 - Lisa Randall
A Koch-funded study debunks Climategate, riot police raid Occupy Oakland, and Lisa Randall explores the implications of scientific research.
27 October 2011 - Andrew Napolitano
Mitt Romney remains second in polls, Europe's financial crisis causes market volatility, and Andrew Napolitano thinks that the government is wrong.
31 October 2011 - Mindy Kaling
Herman Cain denies sexual harassment allegations, Rick Perry loosens up, Wyatt Cenac reports on a dead bill, and Mindy Kaling discusses her parents' concerns.
01 November 2011 - Condoleezza Rice
Fox News defends the rich, John Hodgman calls for a celebration of the 1%, and Condoleezza Rice discusses the Bush administration.
02 November 2011 - Tom Brokaw
Herman Cain discusses his sexual harassment case, Jon and the Best F#@king News Team Ever debate conservative black superiority, and Tom Brokaw wants to rebuild America.
03 November 2011 - Brad Paisley
Occupy Oakland protesters vandalize businesses, Aasif Mandvi reports on killer hot dogs, and Brad Paisley recalls his musical heroes.
07 November 2011 - Clint Eastwood
Herman Cain blames the media, Sean Hannity accuses NPR of having a liberal political agenda, and Clint Eastwood discusses J. Edgar Hoover's life.
08 November 2011 - Bill Clinton
John Corzine resigns as MF Global's CEO, and Bill Clinton discusses the U.S. economy and provides a detailed plan for its recovery in "Back to Work.
09 November 2011 - Nancy Pelosi
Herman Cain blames Democrats for his scandal; Republicans take a hit in Ohio, Arizona and Mississippi; and Nancy Pelosi shares her thoughts on Congress.
10 November 2011 - Adam Sandler
Rick Perry draws a blank at the CNBC debate, The Best F#@king News Team Ever revels in Perry's brain fart, and Adam Sandler dishes on his family life.
14 November 2011 - Leymah Gbowee
Aasif Mandvi explains why facts are GOP candidates' enemy, Jason Jones takes a look at ugly people, and Leymah Gbowee discusses the Liberian peace movement.
15 November 2011 - Mark Kelly
Herman Cain struggles with foreign policy; Jerry Sandusky takes a phone interview; and Mark Kelly talks about his wife, Gabrielle Giffords.
16 November 2011 - Diane Keaton
The congressional super committee faces a looming deadline, Samantha Bee explores Occupy Wall Street's class division, and Diane Keaton recalls growing up in California.
17 November 2011 - Martin Scorsese
Newt Gingrich emerges as the GOP front-runner, Sarah Vowell defends the glory of Evacuation Day, and Martin Scorsese talks movies.
28 November 2011 - Merrill Markoe
Police pepper spray U.C. Davis students, conservatives criticize Barack Obama for leaving God out of his Thanksgiving speech, and Merrill Markoe explores comedy.
29 November 2011 - Betty White
Herman Cain denies accusations of an extramarital affair, Barney Frank announces his retirement, and Betty White adores animals.
30 November 2011 - Bono
Aasif Mandvi reports on Egypt's election, a fire alarm blares over Brian Williams' broadcast, and Bono believes that America is close to ending the AIDS epidemic.
01 December 2011 - Bob Costas
Bloomberg reveals the U.S. government bailouts totaled $7.7 trillion, Mitt Romney loses his cool, and Bob Costas reviews his Jerry Sandusky interview.
05 December 2011 - Ben Lowy
Herman Cain suspends his campaign, John Oliver takes a closer look at California's political process, and Ben Lowy talks war photography.
06 December 2011 - Jonah Hill
Conservatives object to the secularization of Christmas, Republicans fear Donald Trump's debate moderating, and Jonah Hill admits to taking handsome pills.
07 December 2011 - Ralph Fiennes
The Senate passes a bill that jeopardizes Americans' civil rights, the CIA loses a stealth drone in Iran, and Ralph Fiennes enjoys Shakespeare.
08 December 2011 - Ed Gillespie
Bill O'Reilly takes a shot at Jon, GOP Candidates express their love for Israel, and Ed Gillespie examines the effects of Dodd-Frank.
12 December 2011 - Anne Burrell
John Oliver looks into Mitt Romney's costly bet, PolitiFact gives Jon a "pants on fire" rating, and Anne Burell cooks like a rock star.
13 December 2011 - Lawrence Lessig
The Florida Family Association opposes TLC's portrayal of Muslims, Newt Gingrich concocts a poverty-fighting plan, and Lawrence Lessig wants to end Congressional corruption.
14 December 2011 - Melody Barnes
Mitt Romney makes a ballsy move against Newt Gingrich, Fox News uncovers a Muppet controversy, and Melody Barnes talks domestic policy.
15 December 2011 - Matt Damon
GOP leaders share some compelling reasons for Republican voters not to choose Newt Gingrich as their political party's standard-bearer. Wyatt Cenac discovers that there is no euphemism for masturbation that accurately describes what Congress is doing to the post office. Matt Damon sports a buzz cut and compares his head shape with Jon's.
03 January 2012 - Charles Barkley
Republican candidates criticize Ron Paul's position on Iran, Rick Santorum surges in the polls, and Charles Barkley weighs in on 2012's NBA teams.
04 January 2012 - Elizabeth Dowling Taylor
Mitt Romney tops the Iowa caucus, Michele Bachmann drops out of the presidential race, and Elizabeth Dowling Taylor explores the life of White House slave Paul Jennings.
05 January 2012 - Craig Shirley
The GOP censures Barack Obama's recess appointment, Jason Jones helps a Republican outcast, and Craig Shirley provides an intimate look at the attack on Pearl Harbor.
09 January 2012 - George Lucas
GOP presidential candidates debate twice in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney's competitors resent his wealth, and George Lucas commemorates the Tuskegee Airmen.
10 January 2012 - Andrew Napolitano
The New Hampshire primary results trickle in, Iran begins enriching uranium, and Andrew Napolitano weighs in on the GOP presidential candidates.
11 January 2012 - Jim DeMint
Mitt Romney wins the New Hampshire primary, The Best F#@king News Team reports from South Carolina, and Jim DeMint considers America's economic and political problems.
12 January 2012 - Dolly Parton
Newt Gingrich tackles an array of minority issues, John Oliver elevates America's public discourse, and Dolly Parton dukes it out with Queen Latifah.
16 January 2012 - Jodi Kantor
Jon takes over the Colbert Super PAC, China's Foxconn comes under attack for its poor working conditions, and Jodi Kantor talks about the Obamas.
17 January 2012 - Liam Neeson
Newt Gingrich wins the South Carolina debate, Stephen Colbert reveals his wishes for the Colbert Super PAC, and Liam Neeson enjoys small-town Canada.
18 January 2012 - Joe Nocera
Wikipedia's blackout puts the spotlight on SOPA, Mitt Romney reveals his tax rate, and Joe Nocera shares his thoughts on Wall Street.
19 January 2012 - Elizabeth Banks
Rick Perry drops out of the GOP race, Newt Gingrich's ex-wife reveals his request for an open marriage, and Elizabeth Banks enjoys performing on high-rise ledges.
23 January 2012 - Kathleen Sebelius
Newt Gingrich takes South Carolina, Al Madrigal gets to know Mitt Romney's most fervent enthusiast, and Kathleen Sebelius talks about health care reform.
24 January 2012 - Elizabeth Warren
Mitt Romney defends his tax returns, Newt Gingrich one-ups Mitt Romney at the Florida GOP debate, and Elizabeth Warren urges America to invest in its future.
25 January 2012 - Paula Broadwell
Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address, Mitch Daniels counters it with a Republican rebuttal, and Paula Broadwell examines General David Patraeus' career.
26 January 2012 - Tilda Swinton
The Supreme Court deliberates over televised profanity, Newt Gingrich tackles the moon, and Tilda Swinton discusses her acting career.
30 January 2012 - Lou Dobbs
Mitt Romney pummels Newt Gingrich in Florida, Jason Jones finds out how Floridian women feel about Newt Gingrich, and Lou Dobbs gets excited about political controversies.
31 January 2012 - Jonathan Macey
Newt Gingrich panders to Florida's Hispanic voters, Mitt Romney spins his work at Bain Capital into an asset, and Jonathan Macey talks about private equity firms.
01 February 2012 - Brad Pitt
Mitt Romney wins the Florida primary, John Oliver and Jason Jones consider both sides of the wealth gap, and Brad Pitt roots for baseball's underdogs.
02 February 2012 - David Agus
Donald Trump endorses Mitt Romney, Aasif Mandvi investigates Florida's welfare drug testing law, and David Agus rethinks America's attitude toward illness.
13 February 2012 - Ali Soufan
CNN stuns Whitney Houston fans, Catholics confuse health care reform with war, and Ali Soufan considers the complexities of ethnic nationalism in the Middle East.
14 February 2012 - Ricky Gervais
Rick Santorum worries about women joining men in combat , Liz Trotta makes incendiary remarks about rape in the military, and Ricky Gervais analyzes panda repopulation.
15 February 2012 - Louise Slaughter
House Republicans oppose the STOCK Act's intelligence provisions, Wyatt Cenac investigates whale slavery, and Louise Slaughter strives to end congressional insider trading.
16 February 2012 - Arne Duncan
Barack Obama takes heat for his Hollywood fundraiser; Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum fight for Michigan; and Arne Duncan works to improve America's educational system.
20 February 2012 - Alan Huffman & Michael Rejebian
Congress debates birth control coverage, Aasif Mandvi investigates Time Warner's Knicks blackout, and Alan Huffman and Michael Rejebian uncover candidate scandals.
21 February 2012 - Russ Feingold
Chris Christie vetoes New Jersey's same-sex marriage bill, Virginia encroaches on women's reproductive rights, and Russ Feingold discusses campaign finance reform.
22 February 2012 - Bruce Bartlett
Republicans build a frightening case against Barack Obama, health officials debate publishing controversial bird flu research, and Bruce Bartlett calls for tax reform.
23 February 2012 - Paul Rudd
Rick Santorum takes heat for his frankness, Newt Gingrich considers himself cheerful, and Paul Rudd indulges his sweet tooth.
27 February 2012 - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Rick Santorum gets queasy over John F. Kennedy's religious tolerance speech, the Pope joins the Twitterverse, and Neil deGrasse Tyson advocates U.S. space exploration.
28 February 2012 - Stephen Merchant
Rick Santorum calls on Michigan Democrats for support, Samantha Bee gets to the bottom of Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge, and Stephen Merchant discusses his lofty stature.
29 February 2012 - Masha Gessen
Mitt Romney takes Michigan, conservative pundits mourn the state of the GOP field, and Masha Gessen discusses the rise and anticipated fall of Vladimir Putin.
01 March 2012 - M. Cathleen Kaveny
The U.S. Senate debates the Blunt amendment, Barbara Boxer breaks down Jon's jokes on the Senate floor, and Cathleen Kaveny explores Catholic moral theology.
05 March 2012 - Shaun Donovan
Rush Limbaugh makes incendiary remarks about Sandra Fluke, John Oliver meets Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour, and Secretary Shaun Donovan tackles homelessness.
06 March 2012 - Julianne Moore
Host Jon Stewart interviews Julianne Moore and discusses the day's news and important topics.
07 March 2012 - Cecile Richards
Mitt Romney wins Ohio on Super Tuesday, CNN reveals holodeck technology, the White House press corps tries to gin up a fight, and Cecile Richards discusses Planned Parenthood.
08 March 2012 - Trita Parsi
Jon Stewart exposes Sean Hannity's seedy past, Jessica Williams investigates Socialism in America, and National Iranian American Council President Trita Parsi discusses U.S.-Iranian relations.
12 March 2012 - Grover Norquist
Al Madrigal and Jessica Williams report on the Kony 2012 activist youth movement, Mitt Romney applies a Southern strategy in Alabama, and Grover Norquist talks tax reform.
13 March 2012 - Will Ferrell
Fox News compares Rush Limbaugh to Bill Maher, Kristen Schaal finds humor in Republican policies on women's health, and Will Ferrell learns Spanish for "Casa de mi Padre.
14 March 2012 - Rachel Weisz
Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum pick up wins in the Southern primaries and CNN has a hard time making it exciting, South by Southwest creates "homeless hotspots," and Rachel Weisz reveals that her movie "Deep Blue Sea" has no LL Cool J-eating sharks.
15 March 2012 - No Guest
Bashar al Assad's hacked emails reveal some interesting music choices, Jon tries to help Mt. Vernon, New Hampshire with some new names for a local pond, and John Oliver investigates why America cut all funding to UNESCO.
26 March 2012 - Shaquille O'Neal
Dick Cheney gets a new heart, Florida's "stand your ground" law leads to the shooting of Trayvon Martin, and NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal talks about getting his Ph.D.
27 March 2012 - Maria Goodavage
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell gets jilted; Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney deal with "gotcha" media; Sam Bee visits Park Slope, Brooklyn; and Maria Goodavage talks military dogs.
28 March 2012 - Ahmed Rashid
Jon struggles with "pink slime" being a part of his cheeseburger, Russian accents continue to be evil, and Ahmed Rashid explains how America's military presence affects Afghanistan's economy.
29 March 2012 - Rachel Maddow
Supporters and opponents before the Supreme Court to discuss The Affordable Care Act, Spike Lee endangers the lives of the sweetest people in the world, and Rachel Maddow explains how Americans can connect with the military.
02 April 2012 - Mohamed Nasheed
Mitt Romney endorsements lack enthusiasm, the Tucson school board bans Mexican-American studies, and former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed talks climate and democracy.
03 April 2012 - Thomas C. Goldstein
Sarah Palin infiltrates "Today Show," John Oliver asks Palin fans about her brave co-hosting, and SCOTUSblog publisher Tom Goldstein discusses his Supreme Court case.
04 April 2012 - Jack L. Goldsmith
Rick Santorum believes it's campaign half-time, Larry Wilmore finds the racist culprit in the Trayvon Martin case, and Jack Goldsmith discusses executive power, post-9/11.
05 April 2012 - Anthony Bourdain
The GSA's Vegas conference is an epic boondoggle, Bill O'Reilly won't pay $4 for shrimp, Obama wants $75 from Jon, and "No Reservations" star Anthony Bourdain talks travel.
09 April 2012 - Tim Weiner
Passover goes toe-to-toe with Easter, NBC faces backlash for its editing of George Zimmerman's 911 call, and Tim Weiner discusses his book, "Enemies: A History of the FBI.
10 April 2012 - Elon Musk
CNN brands its news segments, Google eyeglasses augment reality, Facebook buys Instagram, and Elon Musk discusses the future of human space exploration.
11 April 2012 - Ricky Gervais
The Best F#@king News Team Ever reports from the Gingrich, Romney and Obama camps; Al Madrigal investigates "personhood" in Oklahoma; and Ricky Gervais talks Karl Pilkington.
12 April 2012 - Esperanza Spalding
George Zimmerman is charged with murder; The Best F#@king News Team Ever reports from Sanford, FL; Egypt prepares for elections, and Esperanza Spalding performs.
16 April 2012 - Jane Goodall
The Secret Service is embroiled in a prostitution scandal, the media addresses Hilary Rosen and the "war on women," and Jane Goodall talks Disney's new film, "Chimpanzee.
17 April 2012 - Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Geraldo Rivera taunts the Taliban, Senate Republicans filibuster the "Buffett Rule," Jason Jones examines the women's voting bloc, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus discusses "Veep.
18 April 2012 - Robert Reich
The GSA's Jeff Neely pleads the Fifth, Jon compares the comedic styles of Mitt Romney and President Obama, and economist Robert Reich is "Beyond Outrage.
19 April 2012 - Judy Smith
Conservative pundits pivot on Mitt Romney, North Korea is out of the axis of evil, and "Good Self, Bad Self" author Judy Smith discusses high-profile crisis management.
23 April 2012 - Ben Rattray
Mitt Romney looks for a running mate, John Oliver sits down with Herman Cain, the Obama and Romney campaigns debate canine issues, and Ben Rattray talks social media.
24 April 2012 - Madeleine Albright
The Secret Service prostitution scandal widens, The Best F#@king News Team Ever fights voter apathy, and Madeleine Albright shares personal history.
25 April 2012 - Jason Segel
Wealthy citizens want to mine asteroids, Neil deGrasse Tyson plays "Bulls**t or No Bulls**t, Mitt Romney recalibrates his campaign, and Jason Segel works with humans.
26 April 2012 - Robert Draper
Rupert Murdoch faces new accusations, the Democrats have issues in North Carolina, and Robert Draper offers a glimpse into the House of Representatives.
30 April 2012 - Zach Wahls
Republicans and Democrats debate discretionary social spending, Mike & Ike stage a gay divorce, and Zach Wahls shares lessons learned from his two moms.
01 May 2012 - David Barton
The anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death sparks controversy, Lewis Black rants about artisanal bagels, and David Barton argues for a new understanding of Thomas Jefferson.
02 May 2012 - Tom Coburn
Newt Gingrich calls it quits, Romney advisor Richard Grenell resigns under pressure from conservative groups, and Senator Tom Coburn warns of the country's "Debt Bomb.
03 May 2012 - Peter Bergen
Osama bin Laden's documents reveal a brand-conscious terrorist, Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng asks Hillary Clinton for aid, and Peter Bergen discusses "Man Hunt.
07 May 2012 - Admiral General Aladeen
Elections in Europe spell bad news for incumbents, Al Madrigal gauges young voters' enthusiasm for Obama, and Admiral General Aladeen assures Jon that his family is safe.
08 May 2012 - Ivo Daalder
Joe Biden's support for gay marriage is not new policy, Mitt Romney takes credit for the auto bailout, and Ivo Daalder explains the seating arrangements at NATO summits.
09 May 2012 - John R. Hall
President Obama voices his support for same-sex marriage, Kristen Schaal shares her voting history, and John Hall critiques Jon's Queen Elizabeth II impression.
10 May 2012 - Robert Caro
Fox News evolves on the issue of same-sex marriage, Jason Jones reports from George Clooney's fundraiser, and Robert Caro discusses Lyndon Johnson's passage to power.
29 May 2012 - Michelle Obama
Jon recalls a conversation with Roger Ailes, examines the good and bad kinds of socialism, and talks to Michelle Obama about the importance of gardening.
30 May 2012 - Dan Rather
Mitt Romney wins Texas, Donald Trump is an on-again, off-again birther, Jessica Williams investigates a Minnesota prom, and Dan Rather is "Rather Outspoken.
31 May 2012 - Jim Parsons
Mayor Michael Bloomberg seeks a ban on oversized sugary drinks, Wyatt Cenac reports on Russia's blocking intervention in Syria, and Jim Parsons stars in "Harvey.
04 June 2012 - Thomas Mann & Norman Ornstein
John Oliver reports from the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the Obama administration plays "Polish That Turd," and Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann discuss government dysfunction.
05 June 2012 - Gary Johnson
The Wisconsin recall election proceeds, Al Madrigal reports on Latino unemployment in television, and Libertarian Gary Johnson discusses an alternative political path.
06 June 2012 - Michael Fassbender
Samantha Bee reports on Wisconsin's anger in the midst of Scott Walker's recall election, drones come in many forms, and Michael Fassbender reveals "Prometheus" plot points.
07 June 2012 - Edward Conard
The media debates fairness, Governor Cuomo proposes marijuana legislation, and Edward Conard talks innovation and risk and his book, "Unintended Consequences.
11 June 2012 - Boris Johnson
President Obama gets caught in a gaffe, Larry Wilmore discusses the lack of diversity in a Romney ad, and Boris Johnson gives a mayoral opinion on the large soda ban.
12 June 2012 - Colin Powell
Governor Rick Scott continues his voter purge in Florida, prisoners at Gitmo enjoy some taxpayer-funded amenities, and Colin Powell discusses his book, "It Worked For Me.
13 June 2012 - Maggie Gyllenhaal
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney scramble to raise cash, the White House receives criticism for suspicious leaks, and Maggie Gyllenhaal discusses the invention of vibrators.
14 June 2012 - Catherine Zeta-Jones
JPMorgan Chase's CEO Jamie Dimon testifies in Washington, Aasif Mandvi uncovers a conspiracy in Idaho, and Catherine Zeta-Jones talks "Rock of Ages" and "Spartacus.
18 June 2012 - Parmy Olson
Greece votes to stay within the EU, Samantha Bee debates whether or not to attend a $40,000-a-plate Obama fundraiser, and journalist Parmy Olson sheds light on Anonymous.
19 June 2012 - Denis Leary
Democrats try to build a strong liberal coalition, President Obama uses his executive authority to prevent excessive deportation, and Denis Leary fills in for Marco Rubio.
20 June 2012 - Steve Carell
Attorney General Eric Holder faces criticism from the House Oversight Committee, Obama and Romney face hecklers on the trail, and Steve Carell promotes all of his new books.
21 June 2012 - Bassem Youssef
President Obama claims executive privilege on "fast and furious" documents, and Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef fulfills a dream by appearing on The Daily Show.
25 June 2012 - Marco Rubio
The Supreme Court rules on the Arizona immigration law, Mitt Romney hosts a retreat for big donors in Utah, and Marco Rubio shares lessons from his two years in the Senate.
26 June 2012 - Seth MacFarlane
President Obama's role in Operation Fast and Furious inspires conservative talk of dictatorship, and Seth MacFarlane explains how he recruited Mark Wahlberg to star in "Ted.
27 June 2012 - Andrew Garfield
Governor Cuomo's proposed decriminalization of marijuana fails, Jessica Williams sends health care news from the Supreme Court, and Andrew Garfield is Spider-Man.
28 June 2012 - Tenacious D
The Supreme Court rules Obamacare constitutional, John Oliver poses questions to fictional president Herman Cain, and Tenacious D performs songs off "Rize of the Fenix.
16 July 2012 - Louis C.K.
Mitt Romney retires retroactively, John Oliver reports from New Jersey on the Viacom-DirecTV dispute, and Louis C.K. clarifies his controversial Twitter comments.
17 July 2012 - Victor Cruz
Egyptians hurl tomatoes in protest, the Obamas pose for the Kiss Cam, John Oliver tells America to keep it down, Al Madrigal goes to Mexico, and Victor Cruz talks football.
18 July 2012 - Sigourney Weaver
Banks tamper with the Libor rate, Mitt Romney resists pressure to reveal his tax returns, and Sigourney Weaver talks American dynasties and "Political Animals.
19 July 2012 - E.J. Dionne
An investigation reveals HSBC laundered money for Mexican drug cartels, Michele Bachmann floats a conspiracy theory, and E.J. Dionne talks "Our Divided Political Heart.
23 July 2012 - Fareed Zakaria
The Colorado tragedy sparks non-gun debate, the Boy Scouts and Chick-fil-A reaffirm exclusionary policies toward gays, and Fareed Zakaria discusses "The Post-American World.
24 July 2012 - Matthew McConaughey
London faces Olympics-related difficulties, Lewis Black takes issue with the deliberate distortions of the campaigns, and Matthew McConaughey discusses "Killer Joe.
25 July 2012 - Joseph Stiglitz
President Obama encounters pronoun trouble, John Oliver interviews Herman Cain about his imaginary energy policy, and Joseph Stiglitz discusses "The Price of Inequality.
26 July 2012 - Zach Galifianakas & Will Ferrell
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un gets married, Samantha Bee reports on nuns at odds with the Vatican, and Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis take a break from "The Campaign.
30 July 2012 - Rashida Jones
Mitt Romney sees disconcerting signs at the London Olympics, cities look to ban Chick-fil-A for its gay marriage stance, and Rashida Jones talks "Celeste and Jesse Forever.
31 July 2012 - Dambisa Moyo
Mitt Romney makes an impression overseas, Dick Cheney and John McCain disagree on Sarah Palin's vice-presidential qualities, and economist Dambisa Moyo examines China.
01 August 2012 - Fred Guterl
President Obama donates to the Obama campaign, Mitt Romney runs as a generic Republican candidate, Harry Reid is terrible, and Fred Guterl talks human extinction.
02 August 2012 - Jessica Biel
Chik-fil-A Appreciation Day threatens America's chicken supply, the news struggles to not spoil the Olympics, and Jessica Biel discusses cars of the future in "Total Recall.
06 August 2012 - Tim Gunn
The White House is criticized for security leaks, Jason Jones studies super spy Thomas Drake, the Mars rover lands, and Tim Gunn remembers ten seasons of "Project Runway.
07 August 2012 - Saima Wahab
Chik-fil-A and Taco Bell face social media challenges, Italy doesn't love Mitt Romney, and Saima Wahab discusses her journey from Afghanistan to Portland, Oregon.
08 August 2012 - Chris Rock
Voter I.D. laws target the poor, minorities and elderly, Al Madrigal investigates an Olympic penis controversy, and Chris Rock discusses "2 Days in New York.
09 August 2012 - Joanna Brooks
President Obama and Mitt Romney exchange bad puns, Jason Jones covers the 2012 Red Neck Blank, and Joanna Brooks talks growing up Mormon in The Book of Mormon Girl.
13 August 2012 - Robert Pattinson
Mitt Romney makes Paul Ryan the Republican vice presidential nominee, and "Cosmopolis" and "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson enjoys a pint of Ben & Jerry's ice cream.
14 August 2012 - Misty May-Treanor
Mitt Romney campaigns with vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan, John Hodgman shares his love of "Twilight," and Misty May-Treanor reflects on her Olympic legend.
15 August 2012 - Brian Williams
Joe Biden sparks Republican outrage, John Oliver searches for America's next great political prop, and Brian Williams discusses dogs and Paul Ryan's Wienermobile.
16 August 2012 - Rob Corddry
Pennsylvania and Ohio pursue partisan voting laws, the Best F#@king News Team Ever warms up for the Republican National Convention, and Rob Corddry shares his Olympic medal.
28 August 2012 - Marco Rubio
The Best F#@king News Team ever reports from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL, and Marco Rubio touts Republican governing philosophies and Florida journalism.
29 August 2012 - Herman Cain
The 2012 Republican National Convention finds its theme, Samantha Bee investigates the Republican platform, and Herman Cain identifies differences between him and Mitt Romney.
30 August 2012 - Michael Steele
Paul Ryan addresses the Republican National Convention, John Oliver interprets the Republican theme "We Can Change It," and Michael Steele talks Ron Paul.
31 August 2012 - GOP Convention 2012: Friday
Clint Eastwood speaks to an empty chair, Mitt Romney recalls America's idyllic past, and the Best F#@king News Team Ever say goodbye to the Republican National Convention.
04 September 2012 - Tom Brokaw
The Democratic National Convention begins in Charlotte, NC, the Best F#@king News Team Ever updates the Obama campaign's slogan, and Tom Brokaw compares conventions.
05 September 2012 - Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic National Convention speakers praise President Obama, John Oliver shares a personal Obama anecdote, and Kirsten Gillibrand calls for more women in Congress.
06 September 2012 - Austan Goolsbee
The Democratic Party votes to amend its platform, Bill Clinton shares hard facts, and economist Austan Goolsbee remains happily divorced from government work.
07 September 2012 - DNC Friday
President Obama accepts the Democratic nomination, the Best F#@king News Team Ever shares memories of Charlotte, and Fox News gets a new slogan after its convention coverage.
17 September 2012 - Kofi Annan
A YouTube movie sparks violence in the Middle East, John Oliver reports from Egypt, and Kofi Annan shares his views on the Syrian conflict and what it means for the world.
18 September 2012 - Salman Rushdie
Mitt Romney shares his opinion of 47% of Americans, Al Madrigal and Jessica Williams discuss minority advantages in America, and Salman Rushdie talks "Joseph Anton.
19 September 2012 - Pink
Fox News addresses the leaked Romney video, the Best F#@king News Team Ever prepares for general election sniping, and Pink performs a song from "The Truth About Love.
20 September 2012 - Bill Clinton
An ancient papyrus hints that Jesus was married, the Senate GOP kills a veterans jobs bill, and Bill Clinton discusses his convention speech and the Clinton Global Initiative.
25 September 2012 - King Abdullah II
President Obama brushes off United Nations world leaders, Mitt Romney regresses as the election approaches, and King Abdullah II of Jordan talks Arab Spring.
26 September 2012 - Olivia Wilde
The NFL referee lockout continues, Patrick Stewart replaces John Oliver, Jason Jones investigates Sudden Wealth Syndrome, and Olivia Wilde talks life in Kenya.
27 September 2012 - Amar'e Stoudemire
Hungry kids protest school lunch calorie limits, the UN General Assembly makes for bland political theater, and Amar'e Stoudemire discusses his "STAT" children's books.
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