Posts tagged "the daily show"

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 to argue against President Obama’s health care reform compromise. Did you know these men mentioned “spiritual rape,” whatever that is, and Josef Stalin? When you…

Jessica Wakeman / February 21, 2012

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 median American family makes in a year, while paying an effective tax rate of the guy who has to scan your shoes at the airport?&#8221…

Newser / January 26, 2012

Today’s Lady News: “The Daily Show” Schools Michele Bachmann On The HPV Vaccine

Kristen Schaal was on “The Daily Show” last night as Senior Women’s Issues Correspondent addressing Rep. Michele Bachmann’s latest WTF claim that she met a woman whose child became mentally retarded from the HPV vaccine. Which, as you may have heard, the medical community says is total BS. Wear headphones and there’s imagery…

Jessica Wakeman / September 16, 2011

Samantha Bee & Jason Jones Of “The Daily Show” Warn NY’s Newlywed Gay Couples About Marriage


Yup, even alongside smart-assery from Samantha Bee and Jason Jones, watching gay couples wed makes me tear up! The adorable “Daily Show” corresondents — a husband and wife duo of 10 years — were there on Sunday when same-sex marriage became legal in New York State; somebody had to warn these couple…

Jessica Wakeman / July 27, 2011

Jon Stewart Pimps Jake Gyllenhaal, Makes Bad Mom Joke

Last night, Jake Gyllenhaal stopped by “The Daily Show,” and while last week, Jake tried to pimp his mom, this time Jon Stewart tried to pimp him to a member of the audience—and Jake said he’d think about marrying her. But then things came back to Jake’s mom in an awkward…

James Franco Gets Trapped Under A Mini-Fridge!

Calamity struck at “The Daily Show” yesterday, when actor James Franco went looking for a Snickers bar … and a mini-fridge fell on his arm, trapping him in the green room. Watch as James, much like his “127 Hours” character, attempts to cut his own arm off with a spork — until Jon Stewart

Jessica Wakeman / January 26, 2011

“The Daily Show” Talks to 9/11 First Responders

www.thedailyshow.comWhether you come down on the Republican or Democrat side, it’s hard not to watch this clip from “The Daily Show” and not be angry. As many of you know, a Republican filibuster prevented a bill allotting fund…

Julie Gerstein / December 17, 2010

Save The Playboy Mansion!

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The recession is not just for us poors: Hard times are falling on the silicone-bedecked halls of the Playboy Mansion. Will foreclosure throw Hugh Hefner

Jessica Wakeman / December 1, 2010

The Rally To Restore Sanity, Auto-Tuned

This weekend, I hightailed it to Washington, D.C., for “The Daily Show“‘s and “The Colbert Report”‘s Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear. It was basically a big old party with amazing sign watching. (My personal faves read: “I Had a Tea Party with Your Mama” and “Palin/Snooki 2012.” The crowd was—how do I put…

Kate Torgovnick/ / November 1, 2010

Oprah Pulls An Oprah On “The Daily Show”
Last week, Oprah paid a virtual visit to Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show” to throw her support behind the “Rally to Restore Sanity.” But seeing as she’s Oprah, and no mere mortal, she didn’t just verbally announce her…

Julie Gerstein / October 18, 2010

Have You Ever Made Your Guy’s Beard or Mustache Go Bye-Bye?

On last night’s “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart unveiled his new beard-free face. He said that he decided to shave the scruff after he and his family had a heart-to-heart about it and his kids told them they hated it. Now Jon has 30 percent more face and looks 100 percent less like a grizzled…

Julie Gerstein / August 11, 2010

Quotable: Does Olivia Munn Understand The Definition Of Feminism?

“I just consider myself a person in this world who wants to stand up for everyone who can’t stand up for themselves. I care just as much about the guys as I do about the girls. I want geeks to feel empowered to stand with people who are more socially accepted. And I want girl…

Jessica Wakeman / July 8, 2010

The Women Of “The Daily Show” Say It’s Not A Boys’ Club, Jon Stewart Is Not A Sexist Jerk

A few weeks ago, our fellow ladyblog wrote a post about “The Daily Show,” in which female employees past and present say women correspondents and joke writers aren’t valued as much as men. One past female employee straight-up called it a “boys’ club”; another said the show doesn’t want the jokes and skits to…

Jessica Wakeman / July 6, 2010

Quotable: You Forgot To Mention Your Boobs, Olivia Munn

“I never tried to use anything besides my own sweat and blood and talent to get somewhere. I think that anyone who’s out there trying to bring down why any woman would get anywhere, or why we’re different, just needs to f**king turn her f**king computer off, take the sandwich out of her mouth and…

Jessica Wakeman / June 25, 2010

Samantha Bee Talks Princesses, Airbrushing And Her Vagina In Part 2 Of Our Frisky Q&A

Watch your bestseller-list ass, Chelsea Handler. For years, Samantha Bee has been giving brain boners as Most Senior Correspondent on “The Daily Show” and now Canada’s finest import has published her first book, a collection of autobiographical essays titled I Know I Am, But What Are You?.

From saucy recaps of her Barbie dolls’…

Jessica Wakeman / June 8, 2010

Man, Oh Man, Samantha Bee On “The Daily Show” Is Awesome

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Poor men. They have it so hard! As Samantha Bee pointed out in Wednesday’s “Daily Show” skit, they only run 485 of the Fortune 500 companies and three branches of government.

Jessica Wakeman / February 6, 2010