Last Things First, Episode #2: The Upright Citizens Brigade
Welcome to Last Things First. This is the show that asks comedians about the historic lasts and firsts in their lives as their comedy careers have blossomed -- from young people with dreams to adult people living those dreams. Or still dreaming. Questions both big and small are asked and answered. I... [Read More]
Jessica Williams Hires Her Very Own Helper Whitey on ‘The Daily Show’
During last night’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart invited “Senior Race Relations Correspondents” Jessica Williams and Jordan Klepper to the desk for a debate about the Confederate flag. When it became clear to Williams that all of her opinions wouldn’t be taken seriously until they... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Is Totally Fine with the NSA Taking All His Stuff
During last night’s Daily Show, Senior Surveillance Correspondent Jordan Klepper defended the NSA’s shady methods of intelligence-gathering following yesterday’s expiration of the Patriot Act. Seriously though, NSA, you can still gather all the data you want from Klepper’s ap... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Investigates Christianity's "Super Super Super Dope" Future
by Megh Wright Last night on The Daily Show, Jordan Klepper took a closer look at the future of Christianity by interviewing two pastors — the super cool, Grand Theft Auto-playing Pastor Carl Lentz and the very less cool Reverend Dr. Christopher J. Benek — to find out more. For Lentz, th... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Cashes in on the Bigoted Indiana Pizzeria Craze
by Megh Wright While Memories Pizza in Indiana was the target of much outrage following its anti-gay comments in a local news report last week, it's also received nearly a million dollars in donations from bigoted supporters nationwide. Jumping on the financial opportunity, Jordan Klepper filed a ne... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Investigates Florida's New Ban on Doctors Discussing Guns with Patients
by Megh Wright Florida recently passed legislation that prohibits doctors from discussing gun safety with patients, so The Daily Show's Jordan Klepper headed down to the Sunshine State to investigate. To better understand the ban, Klepper interviews a paranoid second amendment attorney who supports ... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Warns American Magicians to Step Up Their Game
by Megh Wright During last night's Daily Show, Jordan Klepper decided to take a closer look at the state of magic in America today, where our magicians are slowly losing out to competition from China. But after meeting with the president of the Society of American Magicians, some young illusionists-... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper Meets Sweden's New Prime Minister Stefan Löfven
by Megh Wright In the hopes of fixing some of our government's problems back home, The Daily Show's Jordan Klepper recently took a trip to Sweden to meet its new prime minister Stefan Löfven for a crash course in the country's eight-party system. Don't worry, there's plenty of Ikea and Swedish ... [Read More]
Hasan Minhaj’s debut on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Every new "correspondent" on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart gets to break in a new suit as Stewart breaks him or her into the show. Well, not every new comedian. Hasan Minhaj made his debut on Comedy Central's news satire program Wednesday night in a T-shirt, not delivering the news but debating a ... [Read More]