"To Boston. Thank you. Thank you for once again, in the face of gross inhumanity, inspiring and solidifying my belief in humanity and the people of this country," Jon Stewart told the people of Boston when addressing the Marathon bombing at the start of last night's Daily Show. The host went on to equate New York's competitive spirit with Boston to sibling rivalry. "We are your brothers and sisters in this type of event," he said.
Long running TV programs often take a few weeks off in the summer, but apparently John Stewart is really blocking off a huge chunk of the summer to devote to other projects, despite The Daily Show still airing for part of the time. Daily Show correspondent John Oliver will fill in for eight weeks during Stewart’s leave.
President Barack Obama visited The Daily Show on Comedy Central to discuss the election, the recent Presidential debate, and his policies. As was expected, the interview found a balance between humor and serious issues as Stewart brought up some of the things discussed during the debate, the comparison between the first debate and the second, and how often Joe Biden shows up to meetings in a wet bathing suit. Watch the interview ahead!
Is it a good idea to put two fighters in the same room together not long before they're set to face off in the ring? Apparently that wasn't a concern for Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly. Their greatly anticipated Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium is set to stream live tomorrow (Saturday) from Lisner Auditorium at The George Washington University, and this week O'Reilly visited Stewart at the Daily show to give us a little preview of the kind of repartee we might expect from them.
It’s time to start gearing up for fall’s premieres, and Comedy Central is raising the hype level with a look at new episodes of old hits, new series on the way, and of course everyone’s favorite tag-team: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert…in an election year.
Last night’s Daily Show saw Jon Stewart making, in his usual hilarious way, a pretty serious charge against NBC. He blasted the network for choosing to air an interview between Ryan Seacrest and Michael Phelps rather than airing a 6-minute tribute to the 7/7 London terrorist attack victims at the Olympics. Are American audiences really not interested in taking a moment to remember the victims of the London bombings?
"When you bring a Jon Hamm into a situation, things just happen." - as stated by Will Ferrell during his Daily Show interview alongside The Campaign co-star Zach Galifianakis. Given the seemingly random and very amusing direction of the interview, which involves an appearance by Mad Men's Hamm, the former SNL star probably couldn't have said it any better. Watch the video ahead!
Those of you who like your political updates with humor and a side of satire will be covered come this September when the Democratic National Convention takes place as the Imaginon: The Joe & Joan Martin Center in Charlotte, NC. Comedy Central announced today that The Daily Show will be covering the event.
Jon Stewart's The Daily Show and Stephen Colbert's The Colbert Report regularly brutalize members of both parties, but those attacks are usually limited to a cutting wit and the keen edge of satire. This week, however, an unknown individual decided to use the shows to announce a much more serious threat to members of our government. According to law enforcement officials, both Stewart and Colbert received letters that threatened biological attacks on U.S. senators.
Wikipedia went dark, even Google “censored” their logo, and protests made their way around Facebook, all because of SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act. If protesting left you too exhausted last night to stay up for The Daily Show but you woke up this morning wondering what Jon Stewart had to say, the answer is plenty.
I don't usually care about the Hollywood gossip. However, every now and then there comes a story of a Hollywood encounter between two intelligent and well respected people, that strikes an interested beyond the tabloid. Such is the case during a segment on this evening's Piers Morgan Tonight when guest Seth MacFarlane tells a pretty interesting anecdote about a testy encounter with The Daily Show's Jon Stewart.
Bill O’Reilly appeared on The Daily Show last night with Jon Stewart to not talk about his new book “Killing Lincoln,” (Or “Bill O’Reilly Killing Lincoln” as Stewart titles it). The two engage in a bit of banter, which includes O’Reilly explaining about the $16 muffin.
It was just over a month ago that Jon Stewart paid a visit to the "belly of the beast" more commonly known as Fox News. That appearance saw Stewart pettifog about Common with Papa Bear Bill O'Reilly on The O'Reilly Factor. This time he went up against the much more balanced Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. The results? A more engaging but no less entertaining debate.
It’s one of those ideas that seems ridiculous upon first glance but makes more and more sense when you think about it. Larry King, one of the driest voices on television, may begin occasionally corresponding for The Daily Show now that his schedule has opened up
Brace yourself for this one, late night talk shows are pretty damn white. With figures reaching as high as ninety-six percent of all guests on The Daily Show