Jon Stewart said goodbye to The Daily Show last night in equal parts star-studded and quiet, personal fashion as former correspondents like Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver and Olivia Munn returned to pay their respects, while Bruce Springsteen closed out the slow with a performance — at Stewart’s request — of his 1999 song “The Land of Hopes and Dreams” and, for his fellow New Jerseyan, “Born to Run”.
Just when we thought the state of Comedy Central’s late-night lineup had settled, following Larry Wilmore’s ‘Nightly Show’ takeover from ‘The Colbert Report,’ ol’ Jon Stewart done spun us about once more. Word has come in that ‘The Daily Show’ host announced his retirement during tonight’s taping, ostensibly after Stewart’s current contract.
I came to discover Reza Aslan's new book "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" from his interview on The Daily Show, sent to me by a friend. I picked up a copy just yesterday and have yet to read a word of it, yet. Reza's premise of the book is to look at the human Jesus and his role in the time he lived, the understanding of the use of the word "messiah" in First C
The events of September 11, 2001 will forever be engraved in American history as one of the most tragic events, and the most impactful moment of our lifetime. But while the country collectively grieved over the human casualties, none were more affected than the residents of New York City. It was there that the devastation occurred and it was there that the survivors, the families of the victims an
Back in the day, high school classes would only show “how a bill becomes a law” videos, but Rhett Felix, a teacher at Eureka High school outside of Peoria, Illinois, tried to spice things up a bit. He used clips from Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart‘ to educate his students about current events, but the local school board placed him on paid suspension once word got out.
‘Daily Show’ host Jon Stewart got into a heated – but surprisingly civil – exchange of words with ‘Fox News Sunday’ host Chris Wallace over the weekend, in which the two debated everything from bias in the mainstream media to whether or not Stewart has a political agenda on his show.
The most buzz-worthy moment occurred when Wallace accused a ‘Daily Show’ segment of trying to make a political comm