I didn’t care for Jon Stewart when he was on the Daily Show, but I’m warming to him since he left. In an about face as he was doing an
When he took the “Daily Show” seat last year, Trevor Noah did not realize his job was merely to entertain, but to “eviscerate.” In a poignant op-ed written for the New York Times, Noah writes how neither he nor Jon Stewart had any intention of becoming the Great Eviscerator, but that is what has happened in the current climate of digital news. Show More Summary
A documentary filmmaker and television producer best known for her tenure on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Kahane Cooperman teamed up with producer Raphaela Neihausen to make Joe’s Violin, a heart-rending documentary short which was shortlisted for an Oscar last month. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart sat down for a Q&A this week to discuss the new book telling an oral history of The Daily Show, and he had a lot to say about the idea that he could have stopped Donald Trump if he was still on The Daily Show.
2016 has proved to be a defining year for old and young people alike consistently falling for fake news, so much so that Mark Zuckerberg has faced major condemnation over Facebook's failure to prevent hoaxes, misinformation, and exaggerations from rapidly spreading during the lead-up to the presidential election. (For a nifty ... More »
Trevor Noah channeled his inner Jon Stewart as he tried to bridge the gap between left and right with conservative host Tomi Lahren. Lahren, whose risen to online fame with videos highly critical of Black Lives Matter, compared the movement to the Ku Klux Klan. Read more... More about Mashable Video, Black Lives Matter, Daily Show, Tomi Lahren, and Trevor Noah
Jon Stewart earlier this week appeared at a "Times Talk" event to help promote a new book which outlines the history of The Daily Show during the Stewart era. During the event, Stewart opened up and didn't mince words as he laid into Trump and the overall sorry state of the media in 2016. Indeed, with the recent U.S. Show More Summary
At a New York Times event Wednesday, Jon Stewart made a sharp critique of the media's performance. "What the media has become is an information-laundering system," Stewart said, citing the thin, porous line between news published by mainstream media and fake news. Show More Summary
While he was barely a presence during the seemingly interminable campaign season, Jon Stewart has been making more appearances in recent weeks as he promotes the new oral history of The Daily Show and reckons with Trump's looming presidency. Show More Summary
It’s been over a year since “Daily Show” genius Jon Stewart walked away from his war against bullshit and as the 2016 Election post-mortems play out, Stewart cut through the noise to talk about the new President-Elect. “It is odd to be in a position of knowing that the leader of...
How do you stay positive during a Trump presidency? In the words of Jon Stewart, “Fking buckle your seatbelt and get ready.” The former “Daily Show” host shared these thoughts and more at a TimesTalks conversation that featured Stewart...Show More Summary
Going back to the early days of Jon Stewart's tenure on The Daily Show, the Comedy Central series has served as a venue for open dialogue between the preternaturally witty host and his usually short-tempered conservative counterparts. Trevor...Show More Summary
For those who've been waiting for Trevor Noah to finally earn Jon Stewart's Daily Show seat, the moment has arrived. On Wednesday night, in a meeting of two completely unlike minds, Noah invited the supposed voice of the millennial right-wing, The Blaze's Tomi Lahren – you likely know for her ... More »
image courtesy Wikicommons Attention Democrats. If you want to win in 2020, run Oprah. Run Jon Stewart. Run the Oprah/Stewart ticket or the Stewart/Oprah ticket. You'll sweep the country. Politics is dead. Politicians are dead. This is what Donald Trump has taught us. Politicians are boring. (And they are. Show More Summary
Today, Nov. 28, is just the second time Jon Stewart will celebrate his birthday away from his former “Daily Show” hosting job. As journalist Chris Smith’s new book, The Daily Show: An Oral History, reveals through interviews with Stewart,...Show More Summary
During Jon Stewart’s time on “The Daily Show,” the comedian used his wisdom and wit to help us sort through the biggest issues.
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Now Here It is, Your Moment of Jon Preaching the grifter’s gospel in front of one of his Glenn Beck-inspired chalkboards. Happy birthday to Jon Stewart, the Emmy-winning "fake journalist" who ran circles around the real ones four nights a week on The Daily Show for sixteen years. Show More Summary
Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart and former "Colbert Report" host Stephen Colbert almost left Comedy Central in 2012 amid heated contract negotiations, according to Chris Smith's new behind-the-scenes book, " The Daily Show (TheShow More Summary
Jon Stewart left The Daily Show in 2015 and Stephen Colbert left The Colbert Report in 2014, but it has been...
A new book details it. “For all the fun it looked like everyone was having, it turns out the climate behind the scenes wasn’t always such a joy. (Though, to be clear, there was plenty of that, too. Tired joy, to read the staffers’ accounts. But joy nonetheless.)”