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Great Job, Internet!: The news team of John Oliver and Cookie Monster is edutainment at its finest

John Oliver is quickly replacing Jon Stewart as the hyperbolic headline-generator of choice among Huffington Post types, and remains a critical darling despite a conspicuous lack of Emmy nods this year. But there’s one market he has yet to corner, and that’s children. Show More Summary

And Now Jon Stewart Going Off On Ferguson

The Daily Show has been on summer hiatus for the past few weeks, but it’s back and last night Jon Stewart got to work tearing apart the media coverage of Ferguson which I’m posting for three reasons: 1. It’s awesome. 2. Apparently the police in Ferguson are letting dogs piss on Michael Brown‘s memorial whenever Read More...

Jon Stewart's Daily Show Represents The Best in Jewish American Thought And True Support for Israel

As an American author and writer who happens to be Jewish and who once had his Bar-Mitzvah in Jerusalem, my views pertaining to Israel are always tied to love and special affection for the Jewish state. I've had the opportunity of being...Show More Summary

Jon Stewart: Not A ‘Self-Hating Jew’ And Not Anti-Israel, Says ‘Daily Show’ Host

Jon Stewart, the 51-year-old Daily Show host whose cinematic directorial debut, Rosewater, premieres in September, has lashed back at accusations that his criticism of Israeli policy in Gaza reveals his inner psychological makeup asShow More Summary

Listen to Jon Stewart at the Telluride Film Festival Talk About Directing His First Movie

Last summer, Jon Stewart took a break from The Daily Show in order to work. Specifically to work on directing his first movie, Rosewater, based on the 2009 story of a Iranian-born journalist (played by Gael Garcia Bernal) who returned home to cover the national election only to be jailed... More »

John Oliver Takes on Horrible YouTube Comments About His Show

John Oliver continued his regal quest to replace Jon Stewart as our Beholder of the Almighty Internet Crush. This time, he did it by tackling shitty YouTube comments on about his show segments. Read more...

Jon Stewart biography shocker: ‘Bad Jon’ at his worst

Before Jon Stewart became the beloved host of "The Daily Show," his resume read like a list of heartbreaking near-misses, says Lisa Rogak in her book, "Angry Optimimist: The LIfe and Times of Jon Stewart."

‘Rosewater’ Trailer Highlights Jon Stewart’s Slightly More Serious Side

When Jon Stewart first announced he was taking time off to write and direct a feature film the expectation was for some kind of comedy. Sure it would probably be smart and most likely woven through with political or social commentary, but the main narrative would surely be something goofy. Show More Summary

Self-Hating?

Jon Stewart on whether he's a "self-hating Jew"...“Look, there’s a lot of reasons why I hate myself — being Jewish isn’t one of them,” Stewart told the reporter. “So when someone starts throwing that around, or throwing around you’re pro-terrorist, it’s more just disappointing than anything else. Show More Summary

Telluride: Oscar Host To Oscar Contender? Jon Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’ Wins Standing Ovation At Festival

I ran into a producer and Academy voting member after this morning's smash screening of  The Daily Show host Jon Stewart's impressive writing and directorial feature debut, Rosewater.   He – and his wife – were raving about it, but also...Show More Summary

Telluride 2014: Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' Inspires Activism with Humor

Premiering at the 2014 Telluride Film Festival is Jon Stewart's Rosewater, his directorial debut based on a true story he was involved in about Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari, played by Gael García Bernal. The film tells a rather straightforward...Show More Summary

Media mostly laughs with, not at, Obama

Jon Stewart is a classic example of not-too-subtle media bias.

Telluride: Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' leavens a somber story with humor

Jon Stewart's "Rosewater" is about a deathly serious subject -- the Iranian government's 2009 imprisonment of Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari. 

The Daily Show: Indict Cowboy

Yeeehaw! Jon Stewart goes all in on Rick Perry's rebranding efforts ahead of a probable 2016 run. Including his recent indictment by a Texas grand jury. Scroll below to see The Daily Show's take on the "Indict Cowboy."

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4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

ROSEWATER: The first trailer for Jon Stewart's directorial debut film GOPRO FOR DOGS: You know you want one (most of the time at least) BIRD POOP: It's bad on your head, worse on your ice cream cone. TONY STEWART: Press...

Washington Post Publishes Video of Jon Stewart Trashing Rick Perry as Racist - Twice!

Man alive, Democrats got it good. Not only do leftwing outlets like the Washington Post protect Democrats, the Washington Post publishes video of comedian Jon Stewart attacking as racist potential GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry. Show More Summary

Watch the Powerful Trailer for Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut

When Jon Stewart stepped away from his Daily Show desk last summer to direct his first feature film, fans of the fake news anchor knew that the project would be quite different than anything we've seen from Stewart before. But it wasn't...Show More Summary

Jon Stewart: TV’s Highest-Paid Host Made Up To $30 Million For ‘The Daily Show’

Jon Stewart is the highest-paid host on television, making between $25 million and $30 million for the Comedy Central staple The Daily Show, a new report found. Stewart’s astronomical salary put him far ahead of his competition, the annual salary report from TV Guide noted. The next highest-paid host, David Letterman, earned $20 million a

Jon Stewart Premieres New Rosewater Scenes Featuring Jason Jones

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

On Thursday, the first trailer for Jon Stewart's directorial debut Rosewater was released. But the Daily Show host wanted to give his viewers a better sense of how he became connected to the story of Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari, so last night he premiered two new clips from the film that include appearances by his long-time correspondent Jason Jones.

Viral Vid: Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

A trailer for 'Daily Show' host's first film is out

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