Posts tagged "jon stewart"

Jon Stewart Got All Lovey Dovey On “Colbert”

It’s been interesting watching Jon Stewart do the media rounds to promote his movie, “Rosewater,” after building a long career out of lampooning the American news media. For example, prior…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 21, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Jon Stewart Thinks Benedict Yumberbatch Could Break The World With His Hotness

Benedict Yumberbatch (aka Benedict Cumberbatch, but it’ll be Yumberbatch from now on) was on “The Daily Show” last night to promote his film, “The Imitation Game.” As it turns out,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 19, 2014 - 1:30 pm

“The Daily Show” Solves Catcalling With A Few Simple Suggestions

“The Daily Show”’s Jessica Williams has figured out how to stop catcallers from harassing you on the street and had a few suggestions for women, including changing our route to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 3, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Watch “The Daily Show” Take Down Catcalling

This week, “The Daily Show” continued its crusade against political bullshittery by delving into the rampant sexism in Congress. After a bunch of creepy dudes weigh in how to properly “compliment”…

Claire Hannum | September 5, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Jon Stewart Gets Real About Fox News’ Racist Coverage Of Ferguson

“The Daily Show” was on a two-week break when unarmed teen Michael Brown was shot in Ferguson, Missouri, and when media coverage of the events began, Jon Stewart’s absence from…

Claire Hannum | August 27, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Hillary Clinton Hits Up “The Daily Show”

… and nope, she still hasn’t formally announced whether she’ll run for president yet. But she gets pretty damn close! [The Daily Show]
Adele will release a new…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2014 - 10:30 am

Watch “The Daily Show” Dole Out Some Real Talk About Campus Sexual Assault

When three students at James Madison University sexually assaulted a classmate on tape, their punishment was expulsion — after they graduated. Yes, really. JMU, along with 55 other schools, are under…

Claire Hannum | June 27, 2014 - 5:00 pm

While We Fight For Birth Control Coverage, Medicare Is Spending Millions On Penis Pumps

We know that conservative Republicans go batshit insane over the idea of the Affordable Healthcare Act covering preventative health care like birth control. But thanks to “The Daily Show,” we…

Claire Hannum | March 13, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Watch John Oliver Bid Farewell To “The Daily Show”

Last night was John Oliver’s last episode on “The Daily Show” as he gears up to host an HBO comedy series next year. He spent over seven years with the…

Claire Hannum | December 20, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Jon Stewart Taking A Hiatus From “The Daily Show”

Jon Stewart is temporarily leaving “The Daily Show”! Gasp! Whatever could be going on? Well, fret not, my friends. Stewart is simply taking eight weeks off this June to…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Jon Stewart Reminds Everyone That Women Are Not Mice, Can Fight In Military Combat

Jon Stewart’s latest crusade: picking apart the right-leaning backlash stemming from Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s decision to allow women to serve in combat roles.  A former U.S. Marine penned a piece

Sarah Gray | January 29, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Kristen Schaal Explains The GOP’s Appeal To Married Women

Once upon a time, Kristen Schaal from “The Daily Show” was a selfish single woman just like me, only caring about where her next free “whore pills” came from. But…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Robert Pattinson Handles First Post-Breakup Appearance On “The Daily Show” With Class

Last night, Jon Stewart went easy on Robert Pattinson, whose appearance on “The Daily Show” was his first since his ‘Twilight” co-star/girlfriend, Kristen Stewart, was busted publicly cheating on him…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 14, 2012 - 8:00 am

Louis C.K. Didn’t Defend Daniel Tosh’s Rape Joke After All

Comedian Louis C.K. hit up “The Daily Show” last night and addressed his tweet from last week that seemed to be in support of Daniel Tosh’s rape joke. C.K.

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2012 - 11:20 am

Yay: Huffington Post Has A “Sideboob” Section Now

It’s no secret that Huffington Post has some pretty ridic sections on its voluminous site. The idea behind the massive conglomeration of categories is to cover and “win” as many…

Julie Gerstein | June 6, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Jon Stewart Takes On Rush Limbaugh Over “Slut” Slur

Jon Stewart took on Rush Limbaugh’s “slut” slur on last night’s show and put it best, as always: “Personally, I don’t get too worked up by the things Rush Limbaugh says…

Jessica Wakeman | March 6, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Jon Stewart On Congress’ Anti-Birth Control Sausagefest

Last night on “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart was freaking hilarious in his coverage of last week’s anti-birth control sausagefest in Congress, in which a panel of all dudes tried…

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Jon Stewart’s Send-Up To The “Holy Sausage Fest” Freaking Out Over Birth Control

Sean Hannity from Fox News had a whole bunch of dudes — white dudes, black dudes, all dudes — stop by for a big ol’ sausage-fest discussion of the birth control

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Jon Rips Mitt Romney’s Tax Rate

Jon Stewart ripped into Mitt Romney’s tax return last night, and Elizabeth Warren showed up later to hammer home the point. “How can you justify making more in one day than the…

Newser | January 26, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Jerry Seinfeld Performs A “Comic Intervention” On Jon Stewart

Everyone in the media has been scratching their heads on how to write about Rep. Michele Bachmann’s bigotry towards gays and her husband Marcus Bachmann’s work “treating” gays…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2011 - 4:20 pm