Jon Stewart Should Run For Office

So Jon Stewart formally announced his impending retirement/Jeter Farewell Tour last night. (Twitter, as it does, reacted as if he had died, so my condolences.) And naturally, he took a moment to say that he might use his time off to spend more time with his family. Now, you and I have heard this from four billion… » 2/11/15 9:55am 2/11/15 9:55am

Watch Jon Stewart Tell A Shocked Audience He's Leaving The Daily Show

Jon Stewart's plans to end his long run as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show emerged earlier today—he even acknowledged that viewers already knew something his live audience at the taping didn't—but watching him make the announcement really makes the news seem real. Here's how Stewart delivered the news. » 2/10/15 11:38pm 2/10/15 11:38pm

Jon Stewart Announces He's Leaving The Daily Show

After 16 years as host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart announced at a live-taping on Tuesday that he would be retiring from the show, The A.V. Club reports. In a statement to Entertainment Weekly, Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless said that Stewart will stay with The Daily Show "until later this year": » 2/10/15 7:21pm 2/10/15 7:21pm

The Ludicrousness Of St. Louis Rams Vs. St. Louis Cops, By Jon Stewart

We've become accustomed to all this by now, but since not everyone can catch The Daily Show it's become our responsibility to bring it to you: the inevitable takedown of this weekend's ridiculous apology-non apology about the St. Louis Rams doing "Hands up, don't shoot" before their game Sunday. » 12/03/14 1:07am 12/03/14 1:07am

Jon Stewart Murders NFL On Air; Goodell Asks Mueller To Investigate

Jon Stewart probably thought he was done with the NFL for a little while when he took them on a week ago, but here we are. The Minnesota Vikings suspending, then unsuspending, then suspending Adrian Peterson again caught The Daily Show's attention, and Stewart spent part of Wednesday night's show… » 9/18/14 12:37am 9/18/14 12:37am

Deadspin OBLITERATES Current Internet Headline Meme

As an internet user, you're probably aware of the symbiotic relationship between popular broadcasters like Jon Stewart and John Oliver and the internet. It works like this: broadcasters sum up a current issue in an entertaining, shareable video, and then websites looking for content that takes no time or effort to… » 9/12/14 1:42pm 9/12/14 1:42pm

The Daily Show To The NFL: "You Done Fucked Up"

Jon Stewart took aim at the National Football League on The Daily Show last night, and it got ugly. He recapped the entire Ray Rice debacle, from the night the Baltimore Ravens running back knocked his then-fiancée Janay Palmer Rice unconscious in an Atlantic City elevator all the way to yesterday's breaking news,… » 9/11/14 10:31am 9/11/14 10:31am

The Daily Show Takes Down The NCAA

With the NCAA tournament at a close, and the recent decision allowing Northwestern football players to vote on forming a union, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show decided to tackle an issue near and dear to our hearts. Never has the exploitation of teenagers been funnier. » 4/11/14 9:26am 4/11/14 9:26am

Who Was The Best Oscars Host Of The Past 25 Years?

11. James Franco and Anne Hathaway (2011). Always beware of courting the "young," particularly two young people who are basically 50-year-olds in grownup clothing. Franco, stripped of all self-referential schtick, turned into an empty suit with nowhere to hide, and Hathaway's desperate attempts to pep up the room made… » 3/03/14 12:53pm 3/03/14 12:53pm

Jon Stewart Rips Chicago Pizza A New Saucehole

On last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart tackled the council decision that named One World Trade Center America's tallest building, surpassing the Willis (née Sears) Tower. But while toasting to intracity harmony, a pair of commentators had the gall to trumpet Chicago-style deep-dish pizza as one thing Chicago can… » 11/14/13 10:43am 11/14/13 10:43am

Jon Stewart: CNN Has "Figured Out A Way To Shit In Their Own Mouths"

CNN's Boston bombings derpfest was ripe last night for The Daily Show's picking: "Just out of curiosity, did any of your sources end their tip-offs to you with the phrase, 'A Baba Booey'?" » 4/18/13 12:07pm 4/18/13 12:07pm

Jon Stewart On The Costas-Sandusky Interview: "The Only Time You Repeat…

The train wreck of an interview gets the Daily Show treatment: "By the way, in case you're wondering, 'Where the hell is Sandusky's lawyer while he's saying all this?' He's sitting right next to Bob Costas!" [Watch on Quickish] » 11/16/11 11:30am 11/16/11 11:30am

Tim Tebow Dreams Of A World In Which College Athletes Get Paid Enough…

Tim Tebow was on the Daily Show last night with a brand new tagline: Author. If you haven't heard, by way of the book's trailer (this is a thing that is apparently done quite regularly now) or his Colorado-to-Florida book tour, the 23-year-old quarterback has released his first-quarter-of-life memoir: » 6/03/11 6:50pm 6/03/11 6:50pm

Jim Cramer Was Wrong About Lenny Dykstra, Everything Else

Jon Stewart would like to remind everyone that financial "expert" Jim Cramer endorsed Lenny Dykstra as "one of the great ones in this business." And the business he was referring to was not "collecting tobacco juice." » 7/15/09 12:15pm 7/15/09 12:15pm