John Oliver Talks Parenthood, Jon Stewart, and Hosting ‘Last Week Tonight’ in the Trump Era
Ahead of Last Week Tonight’s return to HBO this weekend, Rolling Stone sat down with John Oliver for a lengthy interview about comedy’s role in the Trump era, balancing his TV job with his newer job as a parent, how he chooses topics for long Last Week Tonight segments, and more. Here&rs... [Read More]
Jon Stewart reads our President’s next batch of Executive Orders
Since his retirement, Jon Stewart has popped up here and there for a quick interview, or sketch, or two. He’s… MORE Jon Stewart reads our President’s next batch of Executive Orders appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Jon Stewart Stops by ‘The Late Show’ to Reveal Some Upcoming Trump Executive Orders
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert welcomes his old friend Jon Stewart to present the audience, in character as Donald Trump, with some of the president’s upcoming executive orders — and also some helpful wisdom for those who oppose him. “W... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert vs. “Alternative Facts”: A Lifelong Rivalry
The first week of Donald Trump’s presidency has begun, and one of the weekend’s biggest headlines revolved around the phrase “alternative facts” — a term used by Trump adviser and spokesperson Kellyanne Conway to defend White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s fa... [Read More]
Jon Stewart tells Tom Brokaw that social media has “democratized abuse”
In a conversation celebrating Tom Brokaw’s 50-year career with NBC News, Jon Stewart told the veteran newscaster that social media has “democratized abuse.” More specifically, here’s the exchange: JON STEWART: Social media, I think, has democratized abuse. As well as, brought... [Read More]
Jon Stewart tells Tom Brokaw that social media has “democratized abuse”
In a conversation celebrating Tom Brokaw’s 50-year career with NBC News, Jon Stewart told the veteran newscaster that social media has “democratized abuse.” More specifically, here’s the exchange: JON STEWART: Social media, I think, has democratized abuse. As well as, brought... [Read More]
The Best Comedy Books of 2016
Now what we’ve got here is an embarrassment of riches. There were so many truly funny books released this year, and funny books with something to say, and funny books about other funny things, like funny TV shows or funny movies. These books are funny is what I mean. Anyway, these are the humo... [Read More]
The Best Comedy Books of 2016
Now what we’ve got here is an embarrassment of riches. There were so many truly funny books released this year, and funny books with something to say, and funny books about other funny things, like funny TV shows or funny movies. These books are funny is what I mean. Anyway, these are the humo... [Read More]
Trevor Noah’s interview with Tomi Lahren might be his defining moment as host of “The Daily Show”
If you’ve been on any form of social media today, chances are you’ve watched the video of Trevor Noah debating conservative pundit, Tomi Lahren on last night’ episode of The Daily Show. Depending on what outlet penned the news, Noah “locked horns,” “eviscerated,&r... [Read More]
Jon Stewart and staff reveal uncensored history in “The Daily Show” book
The complete, uncensored history of the award-winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, is told by its correspondents, writers, and host in The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests. For almost seventeen years, The Daily Show with Jon Stew... [Read More]