Political Satire Is Thriving Without Jon Stewart (and We Should Thank Jon Stewart)
Last week, fans of political comedy were given a rare treat: a public appearance by Jon Stewart. Stewart appeared at a live taping of David Axelrod’s podcast, The Axe Files, and gave us his take on Donald Trump (spoiler alert: he’s not a fan). He also expressed some not-so-positive opini... [Read More]
Behold the Tantalizingly Brief Return of Election-Year Jon Stewart
There’s been a huge Jon Stewart-shaped void during this election season, but thanks to a recent live taping of David Axelrod’s CNN podcast, there’s finally a place where we can hear about his thoughts on the presidential candidates, how the election gets covered by 24-hour news net... [Read More]
Behold the Tantalizingly Brief Return of Election-Year Jon Stewart
There’s been a huge Jon Stewart-shaped void during this election season, but thanks to a recent live taping of David Axelrod’s CNN podcast, there’s finally a place where we can hear about his thoughts on the presidential candidates, how the election gets covered by 24-hour news net... [Read More]
Jon Stewart Expected To Return To TV In 4 Year Project-Deal With HBO
John Stewart may have called it the quits on his Comedy Central spot with The Daily Show but it doesn’t mean he’s done with developing TV projects. Recently in an interview, HBO’s CEO Richard Plepler shared that Stewart’s previous revealed involvement with their network is e... [Read More]
‘Master of None,’ ‘Transparent,’ and ‘Black-ish’ Win Peabody Awards
The 75th annual Peabody Awards’ entertainment category recipients were announced today, and among the winners are Aziz Ansari’s Netflix series Master of None, Jill Soloway’s Amazon series Transparent, and ABC’s Black-ish. In addition to the entertainment winners, David Letter... [Read More]
Most-liked Instagrams for The Comic’s Comic in 2015
You can look back on a calendar year from many different perspectives and points of entry. Your memories flash in front of you. And then a website comes and calculates how other people viewed your year for you. Or one slice of your view. Such is 2015bestnine.com, which takes an Instagram handle, cal... [Read More]
Most-liked Instagrams for The Comic’s Comic in 2015
You can look back on a calendar year from many different perspectives and points of entry. Your memories flash in front of you. And then a website comes and calculates how other people viewed your year for you. Or one slice of your view. Such is 2015bestnine.com, which takes an Instagram handle, cal... [Read More]
Jon Stewart Crashes Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ Monologue to Trump It Up
Just a few days after The Daily Show, Jon Stewart made another appearance during Stephen Colbert’s Late Show monologue to get word out about the Zadroga Act one last time. Being a pro late night host now, Colbert made sure Stewart didn’t deliver his message until he was set up for optima... [Read More]
Jon Stewart returns to The Daily Show to lobby Congressional Republicans to save 9/11 first responders bill
Jon Stewart may have left The Daily Show, but he hasn't left the fight. On Monday night, Stewart returned to the Comedy Central show, now as a guest of Trevor Noah, although Stewart took over the last half of the show -- which went a few minutes long, actually -- to plead his case for […] [Read More]
Jon Stewart Returns to ‘The Daily Show’ to Help 9/11 First Responders
Since leaving The Daily Show, Jon Stewart has been working hard to spread awareness about the Zadroga Act, which paid for the healthcare of first responders who got cancer and other diseases while saving others on the day of the September 11th attacks. Since the law expired in September, Stewart acc... [Read More]