Skewering recent ESPN coverage, a Daily Show correspondent says Sam's teammates are disappointed he isn't engaging in sexually suggestive horseplay with them. read more
The movie Jon Stewart took off from the Daily Show to direct last summer, Rosewater, is out this November, right at the kickoff of awards flick season. Has Jon Stewart made the kind of high-minded prestige film destined for Oscar greatness? Maybe! The first trailer certainly positions the movie to be more serious than what we're used to seeing from Stewart. Read more...
'The Daily Show' host Jon Stewart makes his directorial debut with 'Rosewater' starring Gael Garcia Bernal as journalist Maziar Bahari. [...]
Around this time last year, Jon Stewart got back to work at The Daily Show after taking most of the summer off to direct a movie he wrote. Here is that movie, Rosewater. Based on a true story, Gael García Bernal plays Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari, who was covering the Iranian elections in... More »
Network television may be bringing in younger talent from Jimmy Fallon to Seth Meyers to boost ratings; however, TV's highest-paid late-night host is Jon Stewart over on cable. According to TV Guide's annual salary report, "The Daily Show" host makes anywhere from $25-$30 million per year for the Comedy Central show. Show More Summary
There's nothing very funny about Jon Stewart's directorial debut Rosewater. The first trailer for the film, which the Daily Show host spent last summer directing in Jordan, appeared online Thursday.
Last year, Jon Stewart took an extended leave of absence from The Daily Show to direct his first movie, Rosewater, based on the harrowing true story of Maziar Bahari's incarceration in Iran. With the release of the first trailer forShow More Summary
Jon Stewart of The Daily Show writes and directs Rosewater, which tells the story of Iranian-born Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari, who was arrested for espionage while covering the Iranian elections in 2009. He was held for 118 days,...Show More Summary
Jon Stewart took ESPN to task over its awkward coverage of Rams rookie Michael Sam's shower habits on "The Daily Show." After showing a clip of ESPN's shower coverage, Stewart asked, “Why would his teammates feel uncomfortable showering...Show More Summary
Obama, Hillary Clinton and Al Gore are among those who have been in the hot seat read more
One of the films I have been following closely and waiting patiently for its grand unveiling is Rosewater, the directing feature debut of The Daily Show host Jon Stewart. Filmed last summer in the Middle East, Rosewater is now ready for release and Stewart will be bringing the film to the Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals. Show More Summary
On The Daily Show, Jon Stewart noted Michael Sam is historically one step closer to becoming the only openly gay man to play a regular season NFL game when he advanced to the St. Louis Rams 75-man roster. He cut to ESPN's shower-by-shower...Show More Summary
The Daily Show skewered ESPN for its report on Michael Sam's showering habits Wednesday night (Senior NFL Shower Correspondent in fact sounds like one of the Daily Show's fake titles), as if they'd expected him to be singing show tunes and bingewatching Bravo. (ESPN later apologized.) "Michael Sam's gay," Stewart said. "Are we not over this yet?"
On last night's Daily Show episode, Jon Stewart and correspondent Samantha Bee lampooned ESPN's recent coverage of Michael Sam's shower habits with his St. Louis Rams' teammates by further examining why Sam might not be adjusting to locker room culture...
The network reported on the showering habits of the NFL's first openly gay player
When it comes to determining whether an NFL news story has fully crossed over to the mainstream, I apply two general barometers: (1) whether I get asked about the topic by people I don’t know very well (or at all) in places like the grocery store and restaurants; and (2) whether it becomes a topic…
On Wednesday night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart offered a pretty counterintuitive approach to handling the insurgency from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). After halfheartedly walking his viewers through ISIS 101, using his patented...Show More Summary
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The Daily Show has been on summer hiatus, but it returned last night and Jon Stewart immediately got to work tearing apart the coverage of Ferguson, Mo. which I’m posting for three reasons: 1. It’s awesome. 2. Apparently the police in Ferguson are letting dogs piss on Michael Brown‘s memorial whenever they’re not straight running Read More...
The Daily Show FTW. In a Daily Show rant for the ages, Jon Stewart has summed up the outrage and frustration so many have been feeling toward the media coverage following Michael Brown's murder at the hands of a Ferguson, Mo. police officer. Read Full Story