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Jon Stewart mocks childish fantasies of ‘Noah’ critics: Happily ever after? ‘Everybody drowns!’

Jon Stewart teased conservatives upset over the film adaptation of Noah, one of the Bible’s most famous stories. “Have you heard the good news? This week’s top action heroes at the box office are not only Captain America, but also Captain Sumeria,” Stewart said on Tuesday night’s “Daily Show.” He…

Jon Stewart calls ‘bullsh*t’ on court’s election rulings: ‘Justice is blind, but only in one eye’

Jon Stewart called “bullsh*t” on conservative arguments in favor of allowing more money into the democratic process. He opened Thursday night’s “Daily Show” with an analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Elections Commission, which struck down limits on donor contributions to all candidates while…

Jon Stewart: GM knew faulty 57-cent auto part was killing people but said, ‘F*ck it’

Jon Stewart pilloried the special rights enjoyed by corporations on Wednesday night’s episode of “The Daily Show.” General Motors issued a recall of more than 1.3 million vehicles this week as its new CEO, Mary Barra, testified before Congress about an ignition switch problem that caused cars to suddenly turn…

Daily Show on Princeton Mom: ‘Men are terrible creatures — get one while you can!’

Jon Stewart mocked the news media for giving so much airtime to “Princeton mom” author Susan Patton. The “Daily Show” host pointed out Thursday night that women earn 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man, but he doubted Congress would do anything about it. “Of course they won’t,…

Jon Stewart rips Hobby Lobby: ‘Corporations aren’t just people; they’re ill-informed people’

Jon Stewart blasted the argument Wednesday night by conservatives that corporations should be allowed to enjoy the same religious freedoms as human beings. “America has recently implemented a brand-new health care law designed by our president to kill old people and allow Russia to invade Crimea,” Stewart said. “But some…

Maddow tells Jon Stewart: Iraq will haunt U.S. until we know why Bush really invaded

The U.S. cannot escape from its sins in Iraq until it honestly accounts for its reasons for invading the Middle Eastern nation, said MSNBC host Rachel Maddow. She explained to Jon Stewart on Wednesday night’s “Daily Show” that she made a new documentary, “Why We Did It,” to help examine…

Jon Stewart: Fox News to blame for ‘apocalyptic paranoia’ that fueled anti-LGBT Arizona bill

Jon Stewart took aim Wednesday night at Arizona’s proposed anti-LGBT bill on “The Daily Show.” He mocked the reasoning behind the measure, which was vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer several hours after the episode was taped, as illogical and immoral. “I had not realized the extent to which the good…

‘Daily Show’ obliterates Fox News Confederate apologist: ‘I just un-f*cked your facts’

Jon Stewart and The Daily Show’s “senior black correspondent,” Larry Wilmore, drove a stake through Confederate apologists’ arguments Monday night in an epic segment. Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano said during a Feb. 14 panel discussion that he held a “contrarian position” on Abraham Lincoln, and Stewart played a…

British comedian John Oliver to debut ‘Last Week Tonight’ on HBO in late April

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – John Oliver, the British comedian whose career took off as the nonchalant news correspondent on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” will debut his new HBO series “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” on April 27, the network said on Wednesday. The half-hour show to air…

Jon Stewart mocks Georgia governor over ‘ice age zombie doomsday apocalypse’

Jon Stewart took Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D) to task for their lack of preparation for the two inches of snow that brought the city to a standstill, pointing out that they could have gotten their news from the Atlanta-based Weather Channel. “Not only…

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