All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Daily Show’

Jon Stewart Discusses Humor and Disbelief in ‘Rosewater’

Jon Stewart took a three-month hiatus from filming The Daily Show to film Rosewater in Jordan. Rosewater is a biopic about Maziar Bahari, an Iranian-Canadian reporter imprisoned and tortured while covering the Iran presidential election and the protesting that followed the results, which kept President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in control. The film marks Stewart’s directorial debut. Stewart also adapted the screenplay …

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Jon Stewart Says America’s Enemies Are Not the X-Men

Comedian and Daily Show host Jon Stewart has a knack for simplifying things. His show is known for taking the hype and drama spun by the 24-hour “news” networks and reducing it to snips and bites that reveal what’s really going on. Jon Stewart is the kid who exposed the emperor as being naked, but that kid grew up to …

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Jon Stewart NFL Rant A Thing Of Epic Beauty

It can be hard to inject humor the right way into topics that are gravely serious. Somehow Jon Stewart manages to do this, and do it better than most. On Wednesday, Stewart put the embattled NFL organization on blast during a segment of his popular Comedy Central program The Daily Show. “The National Football League used to have a good …

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Hillary Clinton Drops Blatant Hints About Running

Ordinarily, when Hillary Clinton is being asked about her plans to run for president in 2016, she is very coy about the whole thing. She pivots effortlessly from talk of whether she will run or not to the kinds of problems that she would address if she, in fact, were President. And she does so without you seeing the sleight …

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Jon Stewart Returns to “The Daily Show”

What’s scarier than seeing Miley Cyrus act sexually inappropriate with a foam finger at the MTV VMAs? Seeing a 50-year-old man in a tank top impersonate that act. As disturbing as it had to be for Jon Stewart’s coworkers to see that up close and personal, Stewart made his return to Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” in hilarious fashion. After …

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Sheryl Sandberg Talks Women and Leadership on The Daily Show

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg dropped by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Wednesday night to promote her new book Lean In. The conversation mostly focused on her message in Lean In of equality in the workplace and changing how we think about successful women. “The blunt truth: men still run the world…and I’m not sure that’s going that well,” said …

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Colbert Report & The Daily Show Do the Harlem Shake

I know, I know. We’re all sick of the Harlem Shake. Like any semi-enjoyable thing, the Internet has run it into the ground. There’s no need to mourn it. What was created by the internet must eventually be destroyed by the internet. I think that’s some sort of cosmic law. But before we say goodbye, for good, I must inform …

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