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News

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… READ MORE »


Celebs

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… READ MORE »


Celebs

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… READ MORE »


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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 -… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


Celebs

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” READ MORE »


Celebs

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… READ MORE »


Entertainment

“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 numberREAD MORE »


News

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” a lady, correspondent Jessica Williams (in a second video after the jump) shuts down catcalling like a boss. [The Mary Sue] … READ MORE »


News

“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 the airwaves was a noticeable one. Stewart has a knack for knowing just what to say to bring events sharply into perspective, and when he… READ MORE »


Celebs

… 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 album, 25, next year and head out on tour. [Just Jared]
“Scandal”‘s Scott Foley and his wife are expecting their third child. Mazel tov! READ MORE »


News

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 investigation for their mistreatment of on-campus assault cases. Other recent absurd assault punishments have included 30-day suspensions and book report assignments. Jon Stewart was just as… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

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 now know that America has bigger problems, literally: Medicare is spending millions on penis pumps. The program has spent $172 million in the past five… READ MORE »


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This is refreshing: a member of the Farrow family is in the news and it’s not related to the Woody Allen child molestation accusation saga. Ronan Farrow, 26-year-old prodigy and son of Mia and maybe Frank Sinatra, is the host of a new MSNBC talk show, which debuts on Monday. The former Rhodes Scholar, who… READ MORE »


Celebs

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 show, and even stepped in as host this summer. Jon Stewart refreshed audiences on some of Oliver’s best moments and made for a teary farewell. READ MORE »


News

“I was not worried about myself that much. I was worried about my father. Because we thought that the Taliban are not that much cruel, that they would kill a child, because I was 14 at that time.

But then later on… I started thinking about that. And I used to think… READ MORE »


Celebs

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 produce his first feature film and leaving the show in John Olivier’s capable British hands. [Comedy Central]
Carly Rae Jepsen canceled a concert for… READ MORE »