Posts tagged "the daily show"

No Jokes: Jon Stewart and Larry Wilmore Get Serious About Charleston Mass Murder

Comedy Central took a somber turn as Stewart and Wilmore discussed Charleston.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / June 19, 2015

Jon Stewart Perfectly Skewers Media Coverage Of Caitlyn Jenner, Welcomes Her To Life As A Woman In America

“Now you’re a woman, which means your looks are the only thing we care about.”…

By: Megan Reynolds / June 3, 2015

Jon Stewart Rightfully Tears CNN A New One For Their Shameful “Coverage” Of The Riots In Baltimore

“All we ask is that you be honest about what you do.”…

By: Megan Reynolds / April 28, 2015

Jon Stewart Defends Incoming “Daily Show” Host Trevor Noah

“I think without hesitation, Trevor Noah will earn your trust and respect, or not. Just as I earned your trust and respect, or did not.”

By: Megan Reynolds / April 7, 2015

5 Things To Know About Trevor Noah, The New Host Of “The Daily Show”

Dimples + humor x intelligence = YES, PLEASE.

By: Megan Reynolds / March 30, 2015

On Jessica Williams, “Imposter Syndrome,” Leaning In & Why It’s Okay To Say “That’s Not For Me”

Over the last seven-and-a-half years, I’ve told The Frisky’s “origin story” more times than I can count, and almost always in the same way, whether I’m talking to our company’s new CEO, sitting in on an ad sales presentation or chit-chatting at a cocktail party. Since I’m the site’s founding editor-in-chief, that script usually include…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 18, 2015

Hillary Clinton Is Having Brainstorming Sessions With Elizabeth Warren

Hillary Clinton met with Elizabeth Warren to brainstorm policy in December. [New York Times]
A new strain of HIV has been identified in Cuba. [MSN]
Women scientists in Nigeria are killing it. [NPR]
Sexual harassment at work has only become more complicated with the advent of social media. [Cosmopolitan]
Science…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 17, 2015

Female Comedians Who Should Replace Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart has announced he’s leaving “The Daily Show” at the end of the year, which means it’s time for the internet to start speculating about who his replacement should be. And it looks like the front-runner should definitely be a woman. From talented TV comedians who look like they could use a new gig…

By: College Candy / February 15, 2015

Sob! Jon Stewart Is Leaving “The Daily Show”

Jon Stewart has broken all our hearts by announcing he will be leaving “The Daily Show” later this year, while Comedy Central hinted that the show would continue without him. But but but but but Jon NOOOOOOOO. [AV Club]
NBC has suspended Brian Williams without pay for six months, following his admission that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 11, 2015

Jon Stewart’s Take On Brian Williams’ “Misremembering” Is Perfect

When TV news networks cover Brian Williams’ “misremembering” of an Iraq War incident and the subsequent scrutiny over his reporting credibility, it’s hard not to roll my eyes. How do we know the other anchors doubting him aren’t cut from the same cloth? Jon Stewart, however, frames it in a way that actually makes sense -…

By: Claire Hannum / February 10, 2015

Mike Huckabee Thinks Beyonce Will Turn Kids Into Strippers

Potential presidential candidate Mike Huckabee appeared on t”The Daily Show” last night to generally spew oddities and further put his foot in his mouth in regards to great American patriot Beyonce. He insisted that young girls want to be more like Bey (well, duh) and that she carries on “the culture of crude” with her…

By: Claire Hannum / January 20, 2015

Frisky Q&A: “Daily Show” Correspondent Jessica Williams Gets Scientific

Last week, “Daily Show” correspondent Jessica Williams paid a visit to the NYU science labs to conduct some #EmojiScience experiments. The GE #EmojiScience campaign set out to prove that there’s science in everything by creating experiments that relate to emojis. Scientists then sent out Snapchat footage of celebrity guests like Bill Nye, Gary Vaynerchu, Baratunde Thurston and…

By: Claire Hannum / December 19, 2014

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 to this week, the last time Stewart appeared on CNN was in 2004, when he got the “Crossfire” audience to applaud the idea that “Crossfire”…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 21, 2014

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, Jon Stewart, like the rest of us, wants to rip Yumberbatch’s clothes off and sell them on eBay. Stewart claimed that if Benedict got naked…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 19, 2014

“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 work, acting “like a psycho,” and these three rules: “Rule number one: Always wear oversized headphones. Rule number two: Master the fake phone call. Rule number

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 3, 2014
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