With a high-profile gun control amendment failing in the Senate this week , the Comedy Central late-night show hosts jumped on the story with a passion. On The Daily Show , 2/3 of the show was dedicated to the topic, including a passionate first segment with fewer-than-normal gags. On The Colbert Report , the topic was treated with the normal sardonic humor associated with the show. Host Stephen Colbert celebrated the victory and called Barack Obama “Generalissimo Glock-Snatch.”
On ABC, Jimmy Kimmel was named one of Time’s most influential people and he was quick to share the news. The host described getting a call from Obama and listed a group of influential people not on the list, making Kimmel himself more inflential than, for example, Secretary of State John Jerry.
Fast forward to 3:00 to see Stewart's new magazine project.