Tonight, The Daily Show aired a field piece featuring Samantha Bee highlighting the true victims of intolerance in the gay marriage debate: evangelical Christians. Bee found a right-wing radio host who finds himself oppressed by the intolerant voices of people he does not tolerate, and used his example to show just how rough Christians have it. Or not.
John Oliver began his second week guest-hosting The Daily Show welcoming Sarah Palin back to Fox News. Okay, maybe "welcoming" is a strong word. In fact, Oliver realized that rather than spending the whole show piling on every single folksy thing Palin says, he might as well just ignore her instead.
Gay soldiers get engaged on video, college kicks out gay student and charges her for scholarships, Pride parade Boy Scouts under fire, Kentucky murder case tests spousal privilege, more.
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Last Thursday, the Daily Show did a segment on the wave of "ag gag" laws sweeping the country. The laws aim to prevent whistleblowing on animal cruelty, but supporters of the legislation claim that videos released by animal rights groups...Show More Summary
John Oliver took over as summer host for The Daily Show this week and so far so good.
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JOHN OLIVER'S DOING GREAT - - on The Daily Show while Jon Stewart is off for the summer directing a movie in the Middle East. I watched all four shows this week and was not disappointed in the least. Of...
Let me begin by saying that I think John Oliver is more than holding his own as temporary replacement host for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. With his first week behind him, I think Oliver can feel fairly confident that he's not going...Show More Summary
With all the controversy over the NSA’s massive data mining operations, comedian Lewis Black has turned his eye toward two of the most potentially invasive new technologies that are primed to hit the market soon: Google Glass and Microsoft’s new Kinect sensor that can track your facial expressions. Show More Summary
My verdict on the first week of John Oliver hosting The Daily Show: not bad. He tries a little too hard to imitate Jon Stewart’s mannerisms, but that will probably fade once he settles in behind the desk. Oliver and the writing staff have gotten some good material out of the recent NSA leak and [...]
John Oliver finally caught wind of the landmark Boy Scouts decision on The Daily Show last night. The hilarious host has been filling in during John Stewart’s vacation, but thankfully, his wit is just as sharp as our boy John’s. “The Boy Scouts of America welcomes members with homosexual thoughts,” he said, “up until the [...]
CNN anchor Fareed Zakaria appeared on the Daily Show, Thursday, to knock the idea that Barack Obama is an isolationist and hint about an "imperialist" U.S. government. In a web only section of the interview, Zakaria argued, "We've moved into Asia more significantly.... -
Next week, Netflix will release John Hodgman: Ragnarok, a one-hour comedy special featuring the mustachioed Daily Show correspondent and best-selling author's signature musings on the apocalyptic end days, and also "mayonnaise, hockey instruction, and tips on raising sperm whales." (Watch a preview below.) Sadly, the Netflix Original's June 20 release ... More »
John Oliver had biting critique for opponents to LGBT equality in Russia, France, and stateside on Thursday's episode of The Daily Show. read more
Mavis Staples performed songs from the upcoming One True Vine on The Daily Show Wednesday night. Her latest album was produced by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and is due out June 25.The soul veteran performed "Can You Get to That" with a sweet, ethnically diverse backing vocal section. Show More Summary
“I am John Oliver, and let’s just all acknowledge for a moment that this is weird.” And so began John Oliver’s eight-week stint of guest-hosting The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as the eponymous host … Read More
Quotes of the Day “No one thought a congressman who was already a walking dick joke would tweet their junk.” — Daily Show‘s Jessica Williams opining on what not to do on Twitter. KIDS AND BEER: “Stop the internet right now. This is the...Show More Summary