All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Jon Stewart’

Samantha Bee: Late Night Show to Debut Next Month

Samantha Bee will debut her new late-night satirical talk show, set to air on TBS, on February 8. Full Frontal With Samantha Bee will be the only late night show hosted by a woman. Does she have what it takes to compete in late-night ratings war? Samantha Bee prepares to break up late-night TV’s boys club https://t.co/oR7QgkJwH9 pic.twitter.com/ARzMIxb2Sp — The …

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Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence Fulfill Jon Stewart Prophecy With New Movie [Pics]

Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence are writing a movie together that will star both of them as sisters. That bit of news titillates fans of both actresses, many of whom could hardly contain themselves last month when pictures of the two on vacation together hit headlines. Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence are burning through the writing of the script, which …

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Jon Stewart Secret White House Meetings: What Happened?

Jon Stewart has been twice summoned to the White House to meet with President Barack Obama. Is Stewart a Liberal operative, using his show as a base of operations through which to influence the minds of young people? That notion has sprung from, though not necessarily originated with, a recent Politico “investigation.” The unearthing of proof of Jon Stewart’s secret …

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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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Jon Stewart Expected More From New Jersey, Chris Christie

Daily Show host Jon Stewart is upset about the recent “Bridgeghazi” or “Bridgegate” scandal, but probably not for why you would think. You may recall hearing recently about how New Jersey governor Chris Christie was allegedly behind the cause of some serious traffic issues for residents of Fort Lee, NJ, by ordering two lanes of the George Washington Bridge to …

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Jon Stewart Addresses The “Duck Dynasty” Controversy

Jon Stewart isn’t one to keep his opinions to himself when it comes to a controversy on television, so it was fairly inevitable that he’d have something to say about Phil Robertson’s comments on homosexuality, which appeared in a recent issue of GQ. Robertson, one of the stars of the breakout hit “Duck Dynasty”, expressed his views on several things …

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Jon Stewart Issues Apology To Megyn Kelly

Jon Stewart has had a field day with Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly’s proclamation that Santa Claus is, definitively, a white man, and now he’s issued an apology for taking her words and running with them. When blogger Aisha Harris wrote last week about how difficult it was to see a white Santa as a child–and suggested that perhaps America …

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Creator Of ‘The Square,’ Netflix’s First Major Documentary, Was On The Daily Show

Jehane Noujaim, the documentarian behind The Square, appeared on The Daily Show this week in an interview with Jon Stewart: The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook Netflix announced last month that it had acquired the film about the protests in …

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Jon Stewart Calls Out Toronto’s Rob Ford

Jon Stewart of the Daily Show put on a hilarious display this week, calling out Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford, and his recent crude references to oral sex during a press conference. No one but Jon Stewart could pull off a report like this–replete with comedic facial expressions and deadpan dramatic pauses. It’s what he is best know and loved for. …

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John Stewart Gets Pizza from Chicago Mayor Emanuel

John Stewart is in deep (dish) trouble in Chicago. After his Chicago-focused rant on Wednesday night’s “Daily Show“, he may have lost numerous viewers from the Windy City. His rant was in response to the anger surrounding the decision to name the new One World Trade Center the tallest building in America, over the current title holder, Chicago’s Willis Tower, …

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Kathleen Sebelius Gets Roasted By Jon Stewart

Kathleen Sebelius is the Health and Human Services Secretary, and as a result of Obamacare recently going into effect, she has been put on the hot seat with Jon Stewart. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart certainly has a reputation of teasing and poking fun at celebrities, politicians, and all sorts of other issues in our culture, and this episode …

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Jon Stewart Takes On Government Shutdown

Jon Stewart has some very strong opinions on the government shutdown and what it might mean for us all, and the video of his segment on “The Daily Show” is growing in popularity across the web today as more people wonder what the future holds. In it, Stewart likens the shutdown a football game and wonders what all the fuss …

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September 11: Watch Jon Stewart Address The Nation

After September 11, several television shows went on a brief hiatus as the nation tried to recover from and cope with the worst disaster most people of a certain age had ever seen. “The Daily Show” was one of those, and left the air for nine days during constant coverage of ground zero by news channels and fundraisers for the …

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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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Jon Stewart, Bill O’Reilly Talk Fox News, IRS, and More

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Wednesday night to promote his new book, and the two provided the usual amicable but combative sparring we expect from any O’Reilly-Stewart meeting. The two wound up talking Fox News, the DOJ’s crackdown on journalists, the IRS scandal, and more. Check out both parts of …

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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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Jon Stewart Thinks the Internet Should’ve Picked the Robot in that Monopoly Vote

Monopoly recently gave the internet (more specifically people on Facebook) the opportunity to kick out one of the old, stale pieces and replace it with a cool, hip new piece. Monopoly made one of the new options a cat. The internet loves cats. The internet picked the cat. Monopoly now has a cat piece. End of the most predictable story …

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Jon Stewart Isn’t Surprised About Vine and Porn

Twitter’s six-second video-sharing app Vine launched with a bit of a porn problem. Vine scurried around and quickly turned the porn problem into a much lesser porn problem by banning many porn-related searches and hiding NSFW material behind warning screens. Today, they launched an update to the app that carries a new 17+ rating in the App Store. Short of …

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