The day NYC was buried in hype. The news media has a major problem with accurately reporting weather that hits New York City. The problem is that the news media lives in New York City, and they think that the weather affecting the 2.5% of the country in the five boroughs is national news for everyone else. Show More Summary
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Don Lemon got frickaseed last night on The Daily Show. Jon Stewart mocked all New York-based TV news orgs’ coverage of Blizzapocalypsegeddon '15, noting that when the storm largely missed Manhattan, it left them with some tough choices...Show More Summary
“The Daily Show” host explains why a recent White House security breach probably has to do with Obama’s love of drones, or rather, their love of him.
One of the best targets for Jon Stewart's humor and biting satire is cable news, and on Tuesday's (Jan. 27) "The Daily Show," the focus was how the various news networks covered what Stewart dubs: "Blizzapocalypsegeddon '15: The White-Erdammerung!"First Stewart examines which mayoral sign-language interpreter is the most fun to watch. Show More Summary
"Daily Show" host Jon Stewart takes aim at news staffers -- even sign-language interpreters -- for hyping the winter storm that wound up underwhelming the New York area.
“Settle down, Batman, it’s a Ford Explorer.” That, more or less, was Jon Stewart’s message to Don Lemon on “The Daily Show,” after Lemon spent the Big Blizzard that Wasn’t (in New York!) driving around the streets of a city in an SUV he referred to as the “Blizzardmobile.” Stewart had a lot to say […]
Snowpocalypse 2015 was such a big nothing in some areas, especially in New York City, that one weather forecaster even apologized. So what's a network hyping a storm supposed to do? On Tuesday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart said they had some options. "Acknowledge that conditions had changed. Show More Summary
The 'Daily Show' host mocks Don Lemon for broadcasting from a car. read more
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart gave the cable "news" networks the treatment they deserved following their over-hyped coverage of "Blizzapocalypsegeddon 15," otherwise known at the Blizzard of 2015 that buried New England but didn't quite...Show More Summary
Jon Stewart opened The Daily Show on Tuesday by mocking the coverage of the snowstorm that touched down in the Northeastern U.S. a night earlier –especially CNN host Don Lemon and his “Blizzardmobile.” “Settle down, Batman, it’s a Ford Explorer,” Stewart said...
To the untrained ear, Sarah Palin's speeches can often sound like a garbled word salad of slogans and buzz words stitched together in the outline of a coherent thought. But on Monday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart got to the bottom of why the former Alaskan governor talks the way she does.
What could be more fun than the lead-up to the Republican presidential primaries, when people like Donald Trump and Sarah Palin make their usual, unintentionally hilarious Running For President noises? But as the Daily Show pointed out last night, Palin's recent speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit crossed into... Show More Summary
While poking fun at Sarah Palin for a shaky speech at the recent Iowa Freedom Summit, Daily Show host Jon Stewart edited the former vice-presidential candidate into one of Matthew McConaughy's Lincoln car commercials.
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart had a field day mocking the ever more crowded clown car of GOP hopefuls that showed up for wingnut Steve King's Iowa Freedom Summit this weekend. Stewart started things off by playing some clips of some of...Show More Summary
Even Daily Show host Jon Stewart was briefly disoriented after watching Sarah Palin’s speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit this past weekend. “You know, that’s the kind of talk you hear before the pharmacist says, ‘Ma’am, you’ve gotta leave the Walgreens,’...
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When CBS tapped Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as its Late Show host, many people assumed Larry Wilmore—The Daily Show's "senior black correspondent" since 2006 — would be a natural fit to take over Colbert's 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central slot. Show More Summary
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