Jon Stewart, Young Adults, and the Sanitized Classroom

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What made Jon Stewart, and moreover The Daily Show, trustworthy and compelling to young adults?

The NFL’s Bullshit is Nauseating, But The Stink Is Solely At The Top

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Jon Stewart gave us one final lesson on Bullshit.  In the NFL, bullshit resides at the top, but it’s not everywhere. — Last night, on Jon Stewart’s last performance on The Daily Show, he called on us the viewer to actively sniff out Bullshit.  To be vigilant.   Bullshit is everywhere. There is very little you will […]

Jon Stewart Is A Strange Hero For Liberals

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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House of Cards star riffs on Congress.

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

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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.”

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

Jon Stewart’s Rockin’ Shutdown Eve (Video)

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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

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

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

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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.