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Play of the Day: On Russia, News Media's Dirty Words

March 24, 2014 Two world powers are engaging in a back-and-forth war of sanctions, and cable networks are reporting the news with a few inappropriate comments. Jimmy Fallon compiles them all together to demonstrate exactly how to get fined by the FCC. Plus: Medical marijuana launches its first television ad, while White House ...

Play of the Day: Frenemies of the State

March 21, 2014 President Obama is all alone now that the First Lady is on an official visit to China. Jimmy Fallon imagines what our commander in chief must be doing to entertain himself, with hilarious results. Plus: Mayor Rob Ford is at City Hall 'exercising' his right to look absurd in front ...

Play of the Day: Putin and Obama's 'Crushing' Phone Call

March 20, 2014 This weekend marks the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. Jimmy Fallon isn't going to celebrate without first posing as Russian leader Vladimir Putin and ribbing Obama over the law. Forcing a people to accept something the majority of them hate? According to the fake Putin, "In Russia, we ...

Play of the Day: Putin A 'Stronger' Leader Than Obama?

March 17, 2014 Americans believe Russia's Vladimir Putin is a stronger leader than President Obama, according to a newYouGov/Economist survey. Jimmy Fallon believes our commander-in-chief is taking the poll numbers a little too personally. Plus: The White House has new requirements for colleges, and Russian 'training' forces invade Crimea. (Image via ID1974 / ...

Play of the Day: Crimea's Questionable Vote to Join Russia

March 14, 2014 U.S. senators are on their way to Ukraine, as Russian forces continue to occupy Crimea, and they are prepared to see disaster. But Jimmy Fallon thinks that might just be the layover in LaGuardia airport. Besides, Crimea already voted? to join Russia. Didn't it? Plus: Florida school boards want to ...

Play of the Day: The Scope of Reasonable CIA Spying

March 13, 2014 Jon Stewart doesn't really believe that the Central Intelligence Agency is above hacking Congressional computers. In fact, The Daily Show host might even be convinced by Senator Dianne Feinstein's accusations, no matter the vehemence of CIA Chief John Brennan's denial. Plus: Putin's rigged ballots and Jimmy Fallon's Kickstarter campaign to ...

Play of the Day: Crimea Is a Lost Cause

March 12, 2014 Pundits ponder the loss of Crimea, but Jon Stewart points out that it's hardly a blow to the United States. After all, the region isn't exactly known for being part of U.S. 'strategic or fossil fuel-type interests.' Plus: Sprint overcharges the federal government for wiretapping, Edward Snowden makes his return ...

Play of the Day: We Can See Russian Soldiers From Our House

March 7, 2014 Vladimir Putin denies the use of military force in Ukraine, saying instead that the soldiers seen in Crimea are actually "local self-defense units." Jon Stewart is a skeptic. Plus: Colbert celebrates women's history month, Obama lets you keep your health insurance plan until 2016, and the Pope is more popular ...

Play of the Day: A Woman in the White House 'Invites Aggression'

March 6, 2014 Fox News star Bill O'Reilly makes the case against a female president. His logic? Hillary Clinton would make the world's dictators attack the White House, snatch American citizens, and bring about the Apocalypse. Plus: Afghani leader Hamid Karzai gets angry at America, and President Obama sanctions Russians over the crisis ...

Play of the Day: Obama's Manliness Scale

March 5, 2014 What's a president to do when he's accused of running a "feckless" administration that's incapable of handling Russian aggression? Stephen Colbert has a few options: Obama can either get his hands dirty performing a one-armed push up or he can invade a foreign country. The late-night comedian suggests trying for ...