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 Daily Show Goes In On Redskins Name Controversy

The Daily Show found itself in a bit of hot water recently when it filmed a piece on the controversy surrounding the name of the Washington football team, which you can watch above. Before the segment aired, however, Jon Stewart addressed the incident and explained why The Daily Show stood behind it: » 9/26/14 12:59am 9/26/14 12:59am

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

The Daily Show Takes On The NFL's Bungling Of The Ray Rice Situation

Last night's episode of The Daily Show featured a segment on just how badly the NFL has mishandled the Ray Rice situation, and Jon Stewart was left just as incredulous as everyone else. » 8/01/14 10:59am 8/01/14 10:59am

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

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

The Daily Show Takes On NCAA, Leaves Smoking Crater

The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi ventured into our familiar waters last night with a lengthy piece that delved not just into Minnesota wrestler Joel Bauman's NCAA-verboten singing career but Ed O'Bannon's megaton lawsuit. » 4/12/13 10:18am 4/12/13 10:18am

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

ESPN Still Desperately Wants To Be Cool Again

A couple of years ago, some of ESPN's on-air talent was being lured away by another competing cable network that promised them a Daily Show-style vehicle, centered around sports instead of politics. Some were very interested — and some were very disappointed when the deal never went through, especially given that one… » 6/23/08 7:30pm 6/23/08 7:30pm