John Oliver, chief heir to Jon Stewart’s “EVISCERATION” mantle, turned his attention to Gary Johnson and Jill Stein last night, with predictable — and predictably amusing — results. I’ve written before about the problems with this model of political discourse — it’s great fun to watch if you’re aligned with Stewart or Oliver’s views (and let’s […]
Emily Harrington gives her project, the 45-meter Mal De Isla (5.14a/8b+), a burn in Chulilla, Spain. Photo: Jon Glassberg of Louder Than Eleven @JonGlassbergRachel Stewart works the Wasp Roof project, one of many new boulders hidden away in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. Photo:... Continue reading
As Jon Stewart discovered during "Indecision 2000," late-night television can be a powerful tool when the political world threatens to cave in on itself. Just as the "Daily Show's" coverage of the chaotic Florida recount cemented Stewart's reputation as an influential entertainer-slash-pundit,...
If there’s one good thing about Jon Stewart’s retirement from the public stage, it’s the way his former Daily Show disciples have spread out into the wider media, bringing with them a finely honed, bullshit-phobic point of view. AndShow More Summary
Even without Jon Stewart in the anchor chair, The Daily Show continues to be a stepping stone for young comedians. Less than a year after making his debut as a correspondent on the satirical news show, Ronny Chieng is getting his own Comedy Central series. Show More Summary
Donald Trump stuck up for Matt Lauer — whose performance hosting NBC’s Commander-in-Chief Forum last week was roundly panned — during an interview with Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon on Thursday. “Frankly I thought Matt Lauer did a a fantastic job,” said Trump, who was...
Click here for reuse options! The comedian took the gloves off on "Late Night With Seth Meyers." Contrary to what Jon Stewart once said, Donald Trump's candidacy has been terrible for comedians, Lewis Black insisted on “Late Night With...Show More Summary
Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart and Louis C.K. are lined up to appear on the same stage, along with rock icon Bruce Springsteen and others, at the upcoming Stand Up for Heroes benefit concert. The annual event raises money for injured.....
Well, it's certainly not every day that Jerry Seinfeld, Louis C.K., and Jon Stewart come together and perform sets at the same venue, but the tenth anniversary of Stand Up for Heroes is here to make that dream a reality. Taking place on November 1st at Madison Square Garden, the ... More »
Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen and Jon Stewart will hit the stage for this year’s Stand Up for Heroes on November 1 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the...Show More Summary
"9/11 was not just a tragedy, it was the beginning of a terrible chaos we are still suffering from in the Middle East." Those impassioned words are from Egypt's Bassem Youssef, the man often referred to as the "Jon Stewart of the Arab...Show More Summary
The Daily Show has been struggling to be, say, funny and relevant since Jon Stewart stepped down last year. But last night Trevor Noah did good, going after alleged journalist Matt Lauer's miserable performance at NBC's Commander-and-Chief Forum earlier this week. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart has always had a sense of the insanity around us and is the perfect antidote for getting through the daily tumult and chaos.
So it appears that I'm not the only one who couldn't just let the events in Gaza pass without comment (http://bitchmagazine.org/post/the-politics-of-pop-culture). Mr. Jon Stewart also had an opinion and a pretty forceful one at that: / The...Show More Summary
Kate Clinton has been called the lesbian Jon Stewart. Her fans, however, prefer to think of Stewart as the straight Kate Clinton. Her career as a political humorist spans several White House administrations, but the current regime has...Show More Summary
During a candid talk about the 2000 election, Jon Stewart remarks "...and you and I keep making coin out of it."
From Jon Stewart to Baba Booey to 50 Cent, we've seen a lot of terrible first pitches thrown at Shea Stadium and Citi Field in our lifetime as Mets fans. Generally speaking, we ONLY pay attention to the bad ones, especially the ones that lead to cops pulling you over just to make fun of you. Show More Summary
A popular comedian, known as the “Jon Stewart of Egypt,” is bringing his satirical news show to the U.S. and already has a few things to say about GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump — and none of them are flattering. Bassem Youssef’s brand of political humor ended up...
Jon Lester has two World Series championship rings, and 141 major league victories. Brock Stewart has zero rings and zero victories. The Dodgers started Stewart against Lester and the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, and the Dodgers won. Stewart, making his third major league start, did not figure in the...
Brock Stewart and four relievers combined on a four-hitter and Andrew Toles scored on a fielder's choice in the eighth inning, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Sunday.