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Bill O'Reilly's argumentative, occasionally playful late-night legacy

The ousted Fox News host has exchanged barbs with David Letterman, Stephen Colbert and his most consistent rival, Jon Stewart.

The Daily Show Salutes “Sith Lord of Cable News” Bill O’Reilly by Compiling His Angriest and Most Racist Moments

If Jon Stewart was once the Yoda of cable news, does that make Bill O’Reilly the Sith Lord? Trevor Noah certainly thinks so. The Daily Show celebrated Fox News giving O’Reilly the boot by taking a look back at his most memorable moments...Show More Summary

All the President's Flip-Flops

last weekNews : Trending Now

In February 2017, Jon Stewart noted that Donald Trump had a remarkable affinity for a certain phrase: “Believe me.” Trump used it over and over, which made Stewart wary: “Nobody says ‘believe me’ unless they are lying.”

Preview: “Tickling Giants” chronicles humorist Bassem Youssef, the Jon Stewart of Egypt

What do you do when your government becomes a military dictatorship and forbids freedom of speech that is critical of the regime? You can fight back with the one non-violent weapon most bullies fear the most -- satire.

A fond remembrance: That time I was insulted by Don Rickles

I had an up-close view of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert greeting him as fans, not as stars.        

How a comedian became known as the 'Jon Stewart of Egypt'

Bassem Youssef is a former physician who became a satirist and comedian after the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. He rose to prominence on YouTube and later Egyptian TV, where he satirized both the Muslim Brotherhood and Mohamed Morsi. His new book is called " Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring. Show More Summary

The Ballad Of Bassem Youssef, 'Egypt's Jon Stewart'

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Well, Egypt's Jon Stewart with an audience about six times as large as Stewart ever had. That did not please Egypt's government - either the elected president or the general who replaced him. Now he and his family are safe in the States, and he's making comedy in English now.

Let Seth Meyers Walk You Through the Whole Michael Flynn Situation

Part of what made Jon Stewart so successful at the height of the Bush era was his willingness to methodically explain the latest idiocies and fiascoes, even at the expense of humor. Seth Meyers has been aggressively positioning himself...Show More Summary

Egypt’s Jon Stewart Is Not Done Laughing

This is how the book begins, as so many sagas in the Middle East do: Panic on the way to the airport. Praying your name doesn’t show up on a no-fly list. Dr. Bassem Youssef writes: “Destination: Dubai. Destiny: Unknown.” His crime? Making people laugh. Show More Summary

Tickling Giants review – the melancholy rise and fall of Egypt's Jon Stewart

A supportive documentary about the anti-Mubarak TV satirist Bassem Youssef, whose career followed the same trajectory as the Arab spring Bassem Youssef is the Egyptian surgeon turned TV satirist who in 2011 became a YouTube celebrity with his homemade broadcasts about Cairo’s Tahrir Square and the anti-Mubarak revolution. Show More Summary

The 'Jon Stewart of Egypt' explains why satirizing Donald Trump isn't productive

Bassem Youssef is a former physician who became a satirist and comedian after the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. He rose to prominence on YouTube and later Egyptian TV, where he satirized both the Muslim Brotherhood and Mohamed Morsi. His...Show More Summary

‘Egypt’s Jon Stewart’ is trying to rebuild his comedy career in the US. It’s hard.

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Bassem Youssef likes to swear. The cover of Bassem Youssef’s new book, “Revolution for Dummies.” Credit: Courtesy of Harper Collins In his new book, “Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring,” Bassem Youssef uses the F-word as any number of parts of...

Starz Sets Premiere for Doc About Legendary Comedian

A feature documentary with a lineup of comedians including Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Don Rickles, Billy Crystal, Bill Maher, Jon Stewart and Ray Romano examines the life and legend of Robert Klein. Starz announced today that “Robert Klein Still Can’t...

Trevor Noah Defends Conservative Tomi Lahren, the Bill O’Reilly to His Jon Stewart, After Her Blaze Suspension

There’s more all-caps BREAKING NEWS in a single day of the Trump administration than a reasonable person could be expected to keep up with. Trevor Noah certainly understands the struggle to stay well-informed. He simply does not have...Show More Summary

Can Smarter Clickbait Save Us?

Click here for reuse options! Mind candy for people who aren't afraid to think. Recently, Jon Stewart and Bill Maher both challenged the press to do their job. I embrace their arguments as far as they go, but I embrace even more theShow More Summary

Jon Stewart spotted near Capitol Hill

Hey, isn’t that … former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart dining in the swamp on Friday? Stewart and an unidentified friend arrived at Bistro Bis around 1:15 p.m. The pair made their way to one of the Capitol Hill resto’s power booths, providing a bit of privacy from iPhones. But the comedian was impossible to […]

Meet Comedy Central’s New Trump-Bashing Comic

Jim Jefferies will soon bring his liberal humor to the late night scene. It begs the question... why? Comedy Central is your one-stop shop for Republican-bashing humor. It’s been that way for some time, dating back to Jon Stewart’s tenure at The Daily Show. It blossomed with The Colbert Report, even if that tradition couldn’t keep Larry Wilmore employed via his Nightly Show.

Heckling the Jon Stewart of Egypt 

In the United States, Bassem Youssef is usually called the Jon Stewart of Egypt. He no longer lives in Egypt, but, he said recently, “I guess the rest of the comparison holds true, because now Jon is off the air, and I’m off the air,...Show More Summary

Stewart: Time To Get Your Groove Back

Worried that the mainstream media’s breakup with President Trump has reporters feeling blue, Jon Stewart stops by with relationship advice. Jon Stewart To The Media: It’s Time To Get Your Groove Back The post Stewart: Time To Get Your Groove Back appeared first on The Big Picture.

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