Articles tagged jon stewart

Jon Stewart’s Legacy: How ‘The Daily Show’ Changed Late-Night TV

Now, as Jon Stewart prepares to leave late-night TV behind, you have to wonder: Who can possibly fill his shoes?

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Call for Papers: Threatdowns, Political Beatdowns, and the Stewart/Colbert Affect

We got our "news" from these two satirists, and their protégés, Noah and Wilmore, surely hope for such loyalty. What is Stewart and Colbert's legacy? What does the future hold for them -- and us?

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Samantha Bee Leaves ‘The Daily Show’, Will Host a New TBS Comedy

The latest of The Daily Show's classic correspondents to leave, Samantha Bee, is jumping right back in to the world of television with a new program on TBS.

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Trevor Noah Is Already Proving a Curious Presence on ‘The Daily Show’ (video)

With his interruption of a pre-taped bit featuring Hasan Minhaj, South African comic Trevor Noah set an odd tone in a recent Daily Show episode.

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In ‘Rosewater’, Jon Stewart Conveys the Power of the Human Spirit

In a culture where people Tweet nonsensical thoughts, Rosewater challenges us to consider the ways we can use our voices to speak on behalf of those that are routinely silenced.

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The Three Most Underappreciated ‘Daily Show’ Moments

These three segments may not be Jon Stewart's most popular ones, but they do represent him at his most intelligent, heartfelt, and, of course, downright funny.

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The Mute Generation: How Gen-X Lost Its Voice

The whole “voice of a generation” concept is pretty ridiculous to begin with, but in the case of my cohort, the so-called Generation X, it’s downright laughable.

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Michael Moore vs. Jon Stewart: The Self-Destruction of the American Left

Michael Moore is a populist and Jon Stewart is an elitist. The blind liberal embrace of the superficial smugness of Stewart and detachment from the heroism of Moore is the most powerful and convincing illustration of the suicidal tendencies, moral bankruptcy, and spiritual decay of the American left.

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20 Jun 2011 // 10:00 PM

In Praise of Silliness

They say you gotta laugh to keep from crying. A simple dose of pure silliness taken on a regular basis is much needed, these days.

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Does Late Night Still Matter? Jon Stewart

What does Jon Stewart have to do with Will Rogers and Mark Twain? The Rockist answers that, thanks to what he learns from a week of watching 'The Daily Show'.

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Delivering to Jim Cramer a show-long lecture about the responsibilities of a financial news network, Jon Stewart positioned himself as the thinking man’s Rick

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14 Jan 2009 // 6:03 AM

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - W. Highlights

  The Bush Years: Farewell, Mr. President The Daily Show profiles the final days of George W. Bush’s years in office as Barack Obama

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Back to Basics - The 30 Best TV Shows of 2008

The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.

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24 Feb 2008 // 9:59 PM

1968 with Tom Brokaw

This documentary is filled with revealing moments, both big and small, that show just how much – and how little – things have changed.

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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, both of whom returned to television Monday without their writing staffs, largely devoted their first shows of 2008 to discussions of

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25 Apr 2007 // 6:53 AM

It’s Jon Stewart’s job to make fun of the news, even when there’s nothing remotely funny about it. Such was the case

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19 Jan 2007 // 2:29 AM

To the rabid fans of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart is an agent of catharsis for roiling anti-Bush rage. To Rolling Stone,

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Indecision 2004 (2004): Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, Steve Carell, St

While Stewart makes no bones about his own preferences, Republicans, Democrats, and reporters all come in for the same rowdy treatment.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

PULL.

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Call for Papers: Do You Believe in Life After Auto-Tune?

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"Which is better, Cher’s voice before or after Auto-Tune?

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