Articles tagged the daily show

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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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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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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“I Get Recognized at Least Once a Day”: An Interview with Kristen Schaal

She wrote The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex and is the Women's Issues Correspondent on The Daily Show. The upfront female comic sits down to talk to PopMatters about comedy, fame, and so much more ...

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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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4 Apr 2007 // 6:43 AM

Time magazine recently conducted a poll that asked prospective voters what candidate would make the best high school principal; who’d be a better babysitter;

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//Mixed media

Terror, Dolls, Madhouses: Three for the Price of Price

// Short Ends and Leader

"Three Vincent Price projects from American International.

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