All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Jon Stewart’

Amy Schumer Explains Why She Turned Down ‘The Daily Show’

Amy Schumer has confirmed that she was asked to take over for Jon Stewart after he leaves The Daily Show, saying she didn’t feel as if the position was a right fit for the comedian. Amy Schumer was one of the names floating about to take over for Stewart on the popular Comedy Central show. It wasn’t a stretch to …

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‘The Daily Show’s’ Jon Stewart: No Jokes, Talks Charleston Church Shooting

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart became serious in a rare moment on Thursday. A somber mood overtook both the host and the show as Stewart spent five and a half minutes delivering a somber monologue about the Charleston church shooting. “I have one job and it’s a pretty simple job,” Jon Stewart said Thursday night as he launched into his …

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Samantha Bee Lauded by Jon Stewart in Lengthy Goodbye

Samantha Bee has been a correspondent on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show for 12 years, and Stewart knew that her years on the show–and the countless laughs induced by her presence–most definitely warranted a very noteworthy goodbye. Jon Stewart said that poignant goodbye on Wednesday night. He lauded Samantha Bee with a montage of clips from her 12 years on The …

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David Letterman: Aubrey Plaza Talks Sex With Robert De Niro

David Letterman and Aubrey Plaza both realized they have no plans for after the Late Show and Parks and Recreation come to an end. Plaza was a guest on Letterman’s show on Tuesday, and the two talked about their futures. “I have no plan. At all,” Plaza said. “I was thinking of gaining skills–survival skills. Marksmanship, maybe.” “What are you …

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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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Crackle’s ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’ Season 4 Gets Release Date

Crackle, Sony’s online video streaming service, announced that it’s getting the fourth season of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee on June 19th. The show on Sony’s free service, which recently added Chromecast support, has featured guests like Louis CK, David Letterman, Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock, and Seinfeld alumni Larry David, Jason Alexander, and Michael …

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Greta Van Susteren Criticizes Jon Stewart After Benghazi Coverage

Commentator and TV show host Greta Van Susteren is criticizing Jon Stewart after his recent comment on Fox’s Benghazi Coverage. On The Daily Show which aired Monday night, Stewart mocked Fox for covering Benghazi, wondering why the network did not express the same outrage over Iraq War during the Bush administration. After that, Stewart stated his own opinions on the failures that …

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Greta Van Susteren Says Jon Stewart Is Smart, Clever, Not Always Right

Greta Van Susteren took to her blog this week to address a recent episode of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, saying that although she thinks he’s a smart guy, he’s not always right. Stewart’s take on Fox News–specifically their opinion on Benghazi intelligence failures under President Obama’s rule versus those that occurred when George W. Bush was in office–led …

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Don Rickles to Get Tribute from Jimmy Kimmel, Jerry Seinfeld, Bob Newhart

Don Rickles will get an all-star tribute from an impressive lineup of comedic celebrities such as Jimmy Kimmel, Bob Newhart, and Jerry Seinfeld next month. Robert De Niro, David Letterman, Tracy Morgan, Regis Philbin, Ray Romano, Martin Scorsese, John Stamos, and Jon Stewart are also slated to appear at the event. The 90-minute tribute titled One Night Only: An All-Star …

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Jon Stewart Compares CNN To Old Man With Metal Detector

Jon Stewart doesn’t mince words when it comes time to take on the media, particularly with news channels and their coverage of certain topics. In the case of flight 370, outlets like CNN went to the extreme in reporting and ended up looking like an old man with a metal detector on the beach, sure he’s found treasure when all …

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