Jon Stewart

Donald Trump Called Out by Late-Night Comics for Cruelty, 'Dickishness' (Watch!) 2

Donald Trump Called Out by Late-Night Comics for Cruelty, ‘Dickishness’ (Watch!)

Donald Trump’s cruel treatment of children and general “dickishness” was enough to draw Jon Stewart, the former king of late-night comedy, from his self-imposed exile last night to weigh in on the administration’s incredible spiral downward. But Stewart was far from alone. Late-night comics Trevor Noah, Seth Myers and Stephen Colbert applied a full-court press on the president....
Gene Wilder Appreciation: Goodbye to One of Last Giants of 'Jewish Shtick' 10

Gene Wilder Appreciation: Goodbye to One of Last Giants of ‘Jewish Shtick’

Gene Wilder’s passing should not only make us appreciate, and celebrate, his incredible talents, but also to celebrate and cherish the few legendary giants of Jewish “shtick” who, thankfully, are still with us. His classic humor that he wore as a badge of honor, in turn, influenced generations of others, from Billy Crystal, Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David and the late Garry Shandling to Sasha Baron Cohen, Seth Rogen and Jon Stewart....
Stephen Colbert Goes Deep Off Grid to Find Jon Stewart for Late Show (see!) 14

Stephen Colbert Goes Deep Off Grid to Find Jon Stewart for Late Show (see!)

Stephen Colbert traveled deep “off grid” to dig up Jon Stewart last night on the “Late Show.” Colbert was looking for someone to explain how Trump became the Republican presidential nominee. “That guy?” Stewart exclaimed. Colbert was clearly facing a dilemma on the show. “How can we guess what will happen, when we can begin to explain how we got here,” he said....
Amy Schumer Dishes on New Best Bud Jennifer Lawrence on Jon Stewart 16

Amy Schumer Dishes on New Best Bud Jennifer Lawrence on Jon Stewart

Amy Schumer is the actress of the moment with a hit movie, “Trainwreck,” and a new best bud, Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence. She told Jon Stewart last night that both are as much as a surprise to her as everyone else. Schumer filmed a video of her friends when she told them Lawrence was joining them. They went crazy. And, the rest is “a complete viral thing,” she said....
Jon Stewart Lassos Texas Yahoos Over State's Home-Grown Lunacy  (Video) 18

Jon Stewart Lassos Texas Yahoos Over State’s Home-Grown Lunacy (Video)

Jon Stewart mounted his high horse, put on his spurs and lassoed him some Texas yahoos over the shootout at an anti-Islamic event and fears by the state’s governor that the federal government may be trying to forcibly take over the state. Only in Texas… The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) sponsored the event, challenging cartoonists to draw the best depiction of the Prophet Mohammad. On other Texas craziness, Stewart also lampooned Texas Gov. Greg Abbott....
Jon Stewart Samples GOP's Fulminous Frothing Over Hillary Clinton Campaign 20

Jon Stewart Samples GOP’s Fulminous Frothing Over Hillary Clinton Campaign

Jon Stewart, like every other political junkie, was anxious to see the Republican (i.e. Fox News) response to Hillary Clinton’s official announcement that she is running for president in 2016. For the most part, he found it… underwhelming. After all, the GOP, metaphorically speaking, has been soaking a 2×4 in motor oil since 2008, just waiting to whack what they consider an easy target. ...
Jon Stewart Schools 'Rolling Stone' Over Bogus UVA Rape Story (watch!) 22

Jon Stewart Schools ‘Rolling Stone’ Over Bogus UVA Rape Story (watch!)

Jon Stewart took Rolling Stone Publisher Jann Wenner back to journalism school for its sloppy and ultimately false story about a University of Virginia student rape. If Wenner had any balls he’d fire his editor… except he’s the editor. Wenner raised eyebrows when he said no one would be fired following a damning investigation by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. The probe found an almost total systemic failure in the way the magazine handled the story beginning with the reporter, editor, the editor’s supervisor and the fact-checking department....
Suits Don't Get It: Who Wants Monica Lewinsky or Trevor Noah on TV? 24

Suits Don’t Get It: Who Wants Monica Lewinsky or Trevor Noah on TV?

Monica Lewinsky, the White House intern who went down on Bill and played the pawn in a GOP impeachment attempt, has reportedly been offered a seat on “The View” by Barbara Walters, who should know better. What are TV suits thinking? It’s hard to see what Lewinsky can bring to the table other than her notoriety. It’s the second bone-headed idea in a week by television suits, who think they know what the public wants. Last week, Comedy Central announced that South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show....
Trevor Noah Has Some Explaining to Do About Sexist, Anti-Semitic Jokes 26

Trevor Noah Has Some Explaining to Do About Sexist, Anti-Semitic Jokes

Trevor Noah, the South African comedian who has been tapped to replace Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show,” is under fire on social media over a series of quips he tweeted that have been branded sexist and anti-Semitic by critics. Apparently, Noah, 31, needs a quick lesson in U.S. style political correctness. His jokes about Jews seem particularly offensive. In one quip, he makes an oblique reference to the Holocaust....
Jon Stewart Likens Brian Williams Lying to Masturbation (watch!) 28

Jon Stewart Likens Brian Williams Lying to Masturbation (watch!)

Jon Stewart compared NBC anchor’s lies about his Iraq War experiences to masturbation on “The Daily Show” last night (Feb. 9). Just to keep things in perspective he contrasted the uproar with the media’s dreadful reporting leading up to the Iraq War. The segment was also dripping with hypocrisy as Stewart air the shock…shock! over at Fox News over Williams’ embellishments. Fox is a regular punching bag on “The Daily Show” for its right-wing bias and often distorted view of politics and world events....
Colbert Report Ends, Not With Bang, But a Celebrity Sing-Along (watch!) 30

Colbert Report Ends, Not With Bang, But a Celebrity Sing-Along (watch!)

Stephen Colbert wrapped up his Comedy Central show, the “Colbert Report” with a sentimental sing-a-long by most of the celebrity guests who have appeared on the show over the years, starting off with colleague Jon Stewart and ending with former President Bill Clinton. The crowd included actors like James Franco and Bryan Cranston; media personalities like Katie Couric, Tom Brokaw, Ariana Huffington and Keith Olbermann, and performing artist like Cyndi Lauper, Barry Manilow and Willie Nelson....
Jon Stewart Chews on Eric Garner Grand Jury Case; Finds It Like Arby's 32

Jon Stewart Chews on Eric Garner Grand Jury Case; Finds It Like Arby’s

Jon Stewart was left almost speechless–and humorless– over a New York City Grand Jury decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the “choke-hold” death of Eric Garner last July. Stewart noted the similarities between the incident and the death of African-American teenager Michael Brown at the hands of Ferguson, MO, police officer Darren Wilson–with one key difference. “I think what is so uttering depressing is that none of the ambiguities that existed in the Ferguson case exist in the Staten Island [Garner] case,” he said....
Jon Stewart Dissects Ebola Panic: Thinks We're All Pussies (watch!) 34

Jon Stewart Dissects Ebola Panic: Thinks We’re All Pussies (watch!)

Jon Stewart has looked into the Ebola panic sweeping the country, well mainly New York City and Texas, and reached a not-so-startling conclusion: We’re all real big pussies. Why the panic? “What is wrong with us?” he asks. “I thought we were home of the brave. Or does the song go, “O’er the land of the free, unless you have a fever, in which case, we prefer you get the fu*k out of here?” Stewart was particularly tough on New York City....
Jon Stewart Scolds Democrats for Lusting After Root of All Evil (watch!) 36

Jon Stewart Scolds Democrats for Lusting After Root of All Evil (watch!)

Jon Stewart plumbs the depths that Democrats will go to raise funds while at the same time decrying the influence of money on the electoral process. Republicans on the other hand, don’t give a sh*t; they just want the money. President Obama, who has been criticized for missing intelligence briefings, seems to have plenty of time to hit the fundraising circuit. He attended a star-studded bash at the Hollywood home of Gwyneth Paltrow for a fundraiser and attended another fundraiser hosted by real estate mogul Rich Richman....
Jon Stewart Irks Fans for Naming One Direction in Terror Satire (see!) 38

Jon Stewart Irks Fans for Naming One Direction in Terror Satire (see!)

Jon Stewart’s “Senior Pentagon Correspondent” Jessica Williams has discovered a slew of new terror groups, each worse than the other, but is boy band One Direction one of them? Seems so, and fans are upset about it. Stewart and Williams were doing a bit on President Obama’s terrorism speech. The conversation drifted into a hilarious back-and-forth on the rise of new like terror groups like “Al Kill Yall” and “Al Fauq U Up” when Williams interjected. ...
Jon Stewart Goes Into Deep Space to Explain Upcoming Elections (see!) 40

Jon Stewart Goes Into Deep Space to Explain Upcoming Elections (see!)

Jon Stewart had to go to the far reaches of the universe last night on “The Daily Show” to explain down-home politicking in the upcoming Congressional races for the House and Senate. Would you believe pols are arguing over how to hold a gun? Stewart has been regularly featuring reports on the elections in a series entitled “Democalypse 2014.” He’s gone to the far reaches of the earth to explain our political process, but this time he rockets into space in a hilarious segment....
Jon Stewart Decries Mass Shootings as Nation's New Normal (watch!) 42

Jon Stewart Decries Mass Shootings as Nation’s New Normal (watch!)

Jon Stewart can’t help but notice how it’s become all too common in America for deranged individuals to easily obtain guns and ammunition to carry out mass murders. On Monday’s broadcast (June 2) of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” he put his finger on the problem. The killings have been accepted by the American people as the new normal in society. ...
Jon Stewart's Hilarious Homage to Colleague Stephen Colbert (watch!) 44

Jon Stewart’s Hilarious Homage to Colleague Stephen Colbert (watch!)

Jon Stewart, the star of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” pays homage to his colleague Stephen Colbert as only he can–hilariously. Colbert will be taking over David Letterman’s seat next year. Colbert joined Comedy Central as part of the cast of a 30-minute sketch comedy series “Exit 57″ in 1995. But the show only lasted a year. When it was canceled, he moved over to “The Daily Show” as one of Stewart’s “correspondents.” ...
Jon Stewart Shows Sean Hanity the Door After NY Gov. Blasts GOP 48

Jon Stewart Shows Sean Hanity the Door After NY Gov. Blasts GOP

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave extreme Republicans the bum’s rush, telling them their pro-life, pro-assault weapon, anti-gaeeey views had no place in the state. Fox News’ Sean Hanity cried foul. Jon Stewart showed him the door. The governor’s remarks in a radio address on Friday (Jan. 24) sparked a rabid reaction on right-leaning Fox News. ...
Jon Stewart Goofs on Megyn Kelly Over White Santa Claims (Watch!) 50

Jon Stewart Goofs on Megyn Kelly Over White Santa Claims (Watch!)

Jon Stewart just could pass up on a chance to lampoon FOX News anchor Megyn Kelly after she asserted that St. Nicolas, the model for today’s Santa Claus was white, even though he was Greek and likely dark skinned. Adding insult to injury she said Jesus was white, too. Jeeezus! Kelly was trying to rebut an article published on the online site Slate. Author Aisha Harris argued that Santa shouldn’t be white anymore, ...
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