Jon Stewart Is A Strange Hero For Liberals


Jon Stewart is a brilliant comedian and a great TV personality, but he was never much of a liberal, and certainly no liberal hero.

Colbert, Stewart, and Carell Prove that Humor and Brains Are Guys’ Best Features

Carrell, Stewart, Colbert

This silly Throwback Thursday from The Daily Show of three of the funniest men alive had women fanning themselves and swooning… Are brains the biggest ignitor of female gaze?

I’m Not Sure But I Think the Super Bowl may be Subliminally Telling Me to Buy a Truck

GMP Truck

Michael Kasdan and friends are talking Super Bowl commercials. Because on Super Bowl Sunday the recipe is beer, trucks, and a flavorful dash of football.

How Both Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart Got It Really Wrong on Asian Americans


Jenn Fang is sick and tired of Bill O’Reilly’s commitment to the Model Minority myth, and wishes Jon Stewart had challenged the FoxNews star more effectively, and with more nuance.

How Political Comedy Culture Breeds Social Apathy


Contemporary American political satirists such as Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and John Oliver provide comic relief in the face of social injustice, but humor can undermine the fight to address serious issues.

R*dskins, why only Native American Opinions Matter!


Negative words are powerful and can and do cause substantial irreparable damage. Changing the name of the team is a win-win for all.

Hey Jon Stewart, You Gotta Stop Making Fun of Mitch McConnell’s Face


Despite her overwhelming love for The Daily Show, Joanna Schroeder thinks Jon Stewart’s turtle jokes about Senator McConnell are a hypocritical step too far.

Senate Blocks Veteran’s Bill: Jon Stewart’s Response

Cleared for release by Joint Staff Public Affairs

Senate kills bill that would help veterans–tries to add Iran sanction to make it pass.

VIDEO OF THE WEEK – Kevin Spacey Tears Washington To Shreds


House of Cards star riffs on Congress.

Jon Stewart Wins the Internet Forever With His Response to Michael Sam Coming Out

Screen Shot 2014-02-12 at 5.09.08 PM

Kirsten Clodfelter gives a standing ovation to the men who are speaking up in support of Michael Sam—including the incredibly funny Jon Stewart.

Malala to Taliban: “I Even Want Education For Your Children As Well.”


The Taliban want Malala dead. Her response to their threats left Jon Stewart speechless.

Jon Stewart’s Rockin’ Shutdown Eve (Video)

stewart and the bill

Wouldn’t it be nice if the United States Congress aspired to the maturity and problem-solving capacity of football players?

On Aging and Old Age


Oliver Lee Bateman is aging, and he’s (mostly) okay with that.

NEWSER: US Embassy in Cairo Scrubs ‘Daily Show’ Tweet

jon stewart3

Egyptian officials weren’t happy with a recent tweet from the US embassy in Cairo—so the embassy pulled its Twitter feed, at least initially.

The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Stands Up for ‘Egypt’s Jon Stewart’ (VIDEO)

jon stewart2

Jon Stewart said, “A democracy isn’t a democracy if it only lasts until someone makes fun of your hat.”

NEWSER: ‘Egypt’s Jon Stewart’ Charged in Cairo


Charged with insulting Islam and President Morsi, Bassem Youssef turned himself in amid waves of political unrest that have deeply divided Egypt.