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Jon Stewart Returns, Learns Carlos Danger Running for Mayor 2

Jon Stewart Returns, Learns Carlos Danger Running for Mayor

Jon Stewart was back in the anchor chair at Comedy Central, after a summer-long stint in the Middle East for a film project. He required a little cultural re-assimilation before catching up on the news. Yes, Carlos Danger really is running for New York City Mayor. John Oliver, who subbed for Stewart while he was off directing the Iranian political feature, “Rosewater,” had his hands full bringing Jon up to speed. First, though, he had to ween Stewart, who had gone native, of his Middle Eastern mannerisms....
Jon Stewart Takes on Obama Over Economy, Libya, Joe Biden (watch!) 4

Jon Stewart Takes on Obama Over Economy, Libya, Joe Biden (watch!)

Jon Stewart sat down with President Obama last night (Oct. 18) and came away with one of the most insightful interviews yet about the election campaign. He questioned Obama over Libya, Joe Biden and the controversial debates. Stewart may be just a comedian, but “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central continues to provide cogent insights into national and world issues. Stewart got right to the point and zeroed in on the President’s debate performance. “What happened?” he said. Here’s what happens to me. Some days I’ll go on stage and have an open-face turkey sandwich and a shot of Nyquil. And, halfway through I’ll look up and say ‘Are we on.’”...
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Robert Pattinson Commiserates With Jon Stewart (watch!)

Robert Pattinson looked relaxed as he walked onto the stage to meet Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" last night, but the host wasted no time dancing around the sensitive subject of Kristen Stewart's cheating with "Snow White and the Huntsman" Director Rupert Sanders. Stewart, a master of comedic timing, drummed on the desktop, hemmed and haw a bit and then asked haltingly..."What have you been up to?"...
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Robert Pattinson: No Kristen Stewart Talk on Jon Stewart

Robert Pattinson was nervous, awkward and clearing had no plans to discuss Kristen Stewart outside of a feeble attempt at a joke during his appearance on the Jon Stewart's "Daily Show" on Comedy Central. Stewart made a little play on the scandal by bringing out some ice cream and as Pattinson to have a man-to-man talk. But the joke didn't loosen Rob's lips....
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Robert Pattinson Faces Off With Jon Stewart on Daily Show

Robert Pattinson may find out that humor is the best medicine for heartbreak. He's set to appear on Jon's Stewart's "Daily Show" on the Comedy Channel. Stewart will almost certainly touch on Rob's cheating scandal. The "Twilight" actor has been out of the public eye and has made no comment since Kristen Stewart's affair with "Snow White and the Huntsman" Director Rupert Sanders was revealed in a tabloid shocker last month,...
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Jon Stewart Gets Fast, Furious Over Fox Hypocrisy (watch!)

Jon Stewart notes that the Republicans have never forgotten the humiliation of “Watergate.” So far, they’ve tried to hang the label on President Obama at least four times. And he’s fast an furious about it. For those who may not recall the scandal, and that would include just about everyone born after, say, 1970, it forced Republican President Richard Nixon to resign in 1974....
Jon Stewart Hilarious on Sarah Palin's Today Foray (watch!) 6

Jon Stewart Hilarious on Sarah Palin’s Today Foray (watch!)

Matt Lauer and crew at NBC’s “Today Show” thought they were pulling a fast one when Sarah Palin co-hosted the show the same day that Katie Couric was debuted on rival “Good Morning America.” “The Daily Show’s” Jon Stewart didn’t find it amusing. “Seriously, seriously…It’s the Today Show,” Stewart bellowed in a hilarious send up of the notion. Clearly the Today show was running scared and has no shame....
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Jon Stewart on Newt Gingrich's Florida Kick in the Balls (watch!)

Jon Stewart has been on a roll following Newt Gingrich’s Republican presidential campaign and the candidate’s humiliating loss in the Florida primary provided more insanity to riff on. Does Newt realize he lost? Republican Mitt Romney won the key GOP state, while Gingrich polled just 14% of the vote. Stewart had some sharp words for Romney’s hypocrisy regarding President Obama, but Gingrich had to be more fun....
Jon Stewart Finally Takes on Arizona Shooting, Fox News (video) 10

Jon Stewart Finally Takes on Arizona Shooting, Fox News (video)

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart finally started dissecting coverage of the Arizona shooting following five-days of relative silence on media coverage that he found excessive, as usual, on Fox News. Stewart noted that conservative commentators roundly praised the president for all of two or three minutes before lapsing into politics, point scoring and pettiness....