Today's Five Best Columns
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Feb 10, 2014 12:48PM ET
You don't earn a reputation as the crack smoking, cunnilinging mayor of the fourth largest city in North America without your story getting optioned for a movie, or at least a TV movie. And so, the Rob Ford movie gets cast.
Feb 7, 2014 3:51PM ET
Half-mayor Rob Ford arrived at Toronto city hall on Friday furious that a rainbow flag had been raised on top of the building as a political statement during the Winter Olympics.
Feb 7, 2014 9:30AM ET
Robyn Doolittle, author of Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story, went on The Daily Show last night to dish on everyone’s favorite crack-smoking mayor.
Feb 6, 2014 12:34PM ET
Rob Ford has no idea he is a walking punchline if his latest stunt to appease the hard-working people in Toronto is any indication.
Feb 1, 2014 2:33PM ET
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is a marked man.
Jan 23, 2014 11:37PM ET
He was also an answer on Jeopardy! Win some, lose some.
Jan 22, 2014 2:17PM ET
Turn out the new Rob Ford video that emerged yesterday showing him curse in broken Jamaican inside a fast food joint around 3 a.m. was another case of the Toronto mayor in one of his drunken stupors.
Jan 21, 2014 4:24PM ET
A new video has surfaced showing an apparently inebriated Toronto Mayor Rob Ford rambling in Jamaican, and in English, about being followed at a fast food joint in Toronto's Rexdale neighborhood.
Jan 1, 2014 4:40PM ET
Good news for Torontonians who like their mayors on crack, probably in one of their drunken stupors.
Dec 22, 2013 3:22PM ET
Canada doesn't mess around in the winter time – and a nasty ice storm in the country's biggest city proves that we Americans bow to that country's hardiness in the face of remarkably bad weather (and, occasionally, naughty politicians).
Dec 18, 2013 5:08PM ET
The internet has been marveling over a video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford awkwardly bopping and clapping while a jazz trio sings Bob Marley's "One Love" and "Christmas Carol Blues," in the middle of a city council meeting.
Dec 4, 2013 5:01PM ET
Newly released court documents allege the video showing Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking crack and making racist and homophobic remarks was allegedly behind the murder of a Toronto gang member, one often seen in a picture with Ford.
Dec 4, 2013 3:19PM ET
Likely barred from physically entering the U.S., Rob Ford's outsized ambitions to cross borders needed another outlet, and so Toronto's crack mayor will take to the airwaves, in D.C. no less, to talk about sports.
Dec 3, 2013 6:02PM ET
Today, Bill Clinton finally admitted he has smoked weed all those years ago. He had no idea there was any confusion because, like Toronto's crack mayor Rob Ford, he thought his original explanations were enough.
Dec 1, 2013 9:08PM ET
Crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford took in a game of sport today, stopping by the NFL's big Toronto game to watch the Buffalo Bills play the Atlanta Falcons.
Nov 29, 2013 4:45PM ET
The chances Rob Ford will ever successfully visit the U.S. now that Customs knows he smokes crack are slim.
Nov 28, 2013 10:54AM ET
Late Wednesday evening, under the cover of holiday cheer, Jennifer Lawrence admitted to the world, "Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine."
Nov 21, 2013 5:16PM ET
Today in viral videos: something to take the edge off the Hunger Games wait, a Rob Ford movie featuring Chris Farley, and Los Angeles braces itself for ... drizzling.
Nov 20, 2013 3:59PM ET
There's just one more thing that people want explained: one of his new fitness consultants was convicted in the U.S. for steroid trafficking.
Nov 20, 2013 9:51AM ET
After learning that five members of the Toronto city council voted not to strip Rob Ford of his powers, Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams decided to investigate: she trekked up to Toronto to ask Ford's supporters what they were thinking.
Nov 19, 2013 6:47PM ET
Crack-addled Toronto mayor Rob Ford can't keep straight his statements about when he smoked crack, or how many times he has smoked crack.
Nov 19, 2013 10:01AM ET
Today is the first day of Rob Ford's "firewalled" mayorship of Toronto, after the City Council stripped him of most of his powers in a vote on Monday afternoon.
Nov 18, 2013 4:04PM ET
At a special city council meeting called to debate striping most of his remaining power, Ford mimicked one fellow city councillor over past drunk driving accusations and tackled another. Ice Cube would agree today was not a good day for Toronto mayor Rob Ford.
Nov 18, 2013 11:35AM ET
The crack-smoking, hard drinking, drunk-driving, allegedly pill-popping, allegedly coke-snorting, allegedly hooker-cavorting Toronto mayor, Rob Ford, has dreams of one day running his great country straight into the ground.
Nov 17, 2013 11:01AM ET
The scandal engulfing Toronto city hall gets sadder and sadder as each day passes. As the embattled mayor, Rob Ford, fights to hold on to his last crumbs of power, the notoriously penny-pinching politician gave each member of his staff a hefty raise Friday.
Nov 15, 2013 5:18PM ET
The very weird story of Rob Ford took a turn towards the sad on Friday, after the Toronto Star published a report on a police investigation into a possible case of domestic abuse in the Ford household.
Nov 14, 2013 2:58PM ET
Rob Ford, who is still somehow the Mayor of Toronto, had a busy Thursday, from a foul-mouthed moment on live TV to his decision to seek help for his addictions to his pledge to sue staff members who told the police about his alcohol and drug use.
Nov 13, 2013 12:21PM ET
Toronto mayor Rob Ford admitted to buying illegal drugs within the last two years during an intense, heated city council meeting Wednesday that saw lawmakers deliver a petition and an official motion urging him to step aside. Plus: more alleged drugs, hookers and young women who were promised while smoking joints with the mayor!
Nov 11, 2013 10:38PM ET
Walking scandal and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford told a supporter today that he's "not going anywhere, guaranteed," even after admitting publicly to smoking crack cocaine.
Nov 9, 2013 11:40AM ET
The man who originally tried to broker the sale of the Rob Ford crack tape finally revealed his identity Friday evening in a pair of explosive interviews that offered more details in the never-ending, increasingly ludicrous Canadian scandal.