The ousted Fox News host has exchanged barbs with David Letterman, Stephen Colbert and his most consistent rival, Jon Stewart.
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
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.”
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.
I had an up-close view of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert greeting him as fans, not as stars.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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...
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...
Bassem Youssef likes to swear.
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
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
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 […]
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.
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
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.