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View of Detroit from a picnic table on Belle Isle (istockphoto)

Comedian Skewers Plan To Turn Belle Isle Into Tax-Free Utopia

“There might soon be a community where high earners are safe and it’s in the last place you’d think — Detroit,” Stephen Colbert says.

CBS Detroit–02/20/2013

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Daily Show Pokes Fun At Detroit Bridge Debate

Michigan is the butt of the joke when a credulous correspondent from the show asked Shabazz, a soccer mom, Tea Party member, and Canadian officials to explain why anyone would oppose a free bridge from Canada.

CBS Detroit–01/10/2013

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GM Exec Whoops TV’s Stephen Colbert In Feat Of Strength

General Motors Vice Chair Bob Lutz wowed viewers of the Colbert Report on Comedy Central, when he beat host Stephen Colbert in a push-up contest.

CBS Detroit–04/10/2012

Singer/Songwriter Kid Rock performs during the 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 7 at The Fair Grounds Race Course on May 8, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Kid Rock To Headline Comedy Central’s Next ‘Roast’

Kid Rock is set to join the likes of Donald Trump, David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson as Comedy Central’s next Roastee. Who should be the Roast Master. Pam Anderson maybe?

CBS 62–05/12/2011

Laughs, Activism Blend At Stewart-Colbert Rally

People assembled by the tens of thousands Saturday on the National Mall for a “sanity” rally blending laughs, activism and a call to civility from two improbable maestros of moderation, comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen […]

10/30/2010

Rick Sanchez Fired From CNN Over Controversial Remarks

CNN host Rick Sanchez was let go Friday after making controversial remarks the previous day on a satellite radio show. On a radio program on Thursday, Sanchez, the CNN anchor and host of Rick’s List, said […]

10/01/2010