John and Matt Discuss The 2012 Elections, and Scott Walker
Published on June 08, 2012
John Fugelsang and Matt Sky discuss the latest trends in the 2012 presidential race, as well as the ongoing tensions between Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin and the labor unions.
John Fugelsang is an accomplished performer, comedian, writer, and political commentator. He can be seen regularly on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Current TV, GRITtv, and at live comedy shows across the country. He can also be heard regularly on The Stephanie Miller Show. Razor sharp, hilarious, and unapologetic, Fugelsang stands out in the world of political punditry.
The Stephanie Miller's Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour, featuring John Fugelsang, became the first political comedy album to reach #1 on the comedy charts for iTunes, Billboard, and Amazon.com.
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15 FACTS ABOUT JOHN FUGELSANG
1. He interviewed Paul McCartney in London, and George Harrison in New York ' in the same week. He also once handed Ringo a glass of water.
2. He appeared on "Politically Incorrect" more than 20 times and Bill Maher called him 'one of my favorite comedians'.
3. He plays two roles in the upcoming romantic comedy 'The Whole Truth' starring Elisabeth Rohm and Eric Roberts, and just wrapped the independent feature 'Price Check' opposite Parker Posey.
4. His mother is an ex-Nun and his father was a Franciscan Brother. His Drama-League Nominated Off-Broadway solo show "ALL THE WRONG REASONS" was based on their love story. He admires Jesus as any guy would admire mom's first husband.
5. Currently on tour with 'The Stephanie Miller Sexy Liberal Show' along with Hal Sparks, and appearing this summer Off-Broadway with 'Laughing Liberally.'
6. He's been featured on CNN, Fox News, Dennis Miller, Air America, CNBC, and been published on The Huffington Post and Daily Kos. Oh, he also co-hosted "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve."
7. "CSI" ' Dead Drug Mule. "Becker" ' Psycopath. "Providence" ' Sleazy Lawyer. "Coyote Ugly" ' Crooked Club Owner. "Somewhere in the City "- Sex scene with Sandra Bernhard.
8. British GQ & the New York Post call him "Hilarious;" The New Yorker says, "He has the soul of an iconoclast;" and former Klansman David Duke says, "This man hates himself."
9. He's appeared at Montreal's 'Just for Laughs' Festival, HBO's U.S Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival, and he closed last year's South Beach Comedy Festival in Miami. Booed in Tampa in 2002 for doing Bush material.
10. He is Irish, Danish and German; which means he gets drunk, hides the Jews, and looks for them.
11. He co-hosted "America's Funniest Videos" with Daisy Fuentes. And a series for PBS. Basically, same job.
12. He's recently performed for US Troops in El Salvador, Honduras, and on their humanitarian mission to Haiti.
13. He's co-hosted (first with 'Mad TV's' Debra Wilson, then with Gorgeous Emmy winner Teresa Strasser) "Watercooler," the only intentionally funny show on TV Guide Network.
14. He's a regular on HLN's 'The Joy Behar Show,' Laura Flanders' 'GritTV' & is a contributor to Tony Hendra's new satirical site 'The Final Edition.'
15. He believes in both the Zodiac and Chinese Astrology, which makes him a Virgin born in the year of the Cock.