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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…

Jon Stewart: Republicans’ response to Obama was ‘world’s sh*ttiest open mic night’

Tuesday night’s speech by President Barack Obama presented a mixed bag for Daily Show host Jon Stewart, with a passive-agressive chief executive followed by what he described as a bumbling set of GOP responses. “To sum up the 2014 State of the Union: a litany of vague pledges, a justified…

Jon Stewart reconsiders Chris Christie scandal: ‘That is some old-school New Jersey corruption’

After scoffing at the allegations surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) administration just two weeks ago, Daily Show host Jon Stewart changed his mind after hearing about Christie’s administration was accused of using Hurricane Sandy relief funds as political capital. “Oh sh*t,” Stewart giggled. “That is some old-school New…

Jon Stewart: Velveeta shortage could be buzzkill for Broncos-Seahawks Toke Bowl

Every year, Jon Stewart pointed out on Monday’s Daily Show, it seems like America runs out of just what it needs to celebrate the year’s biggest sporting event. “Unfortunately, past Super Bowls have been plagued by shortages of necessary super bowling materials,” Stewart said, rolling video of news reports on…

Jon Stewart on EPA con man John Beale: ‘The Secret Life of Walter Sh*tty’

Even Daily Show host Jon Stewart had to admit to being impressed on Wednesday night — not just by John Beale’s ability to scam his way through a job with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for nine years, but by Beale using his ill-gotten free time to ride his bike…

Stewart on coke-sniffer Rep. Trey Radel: Being a hip-hop conservative just as ridiculous as being a ‘smooth-jazz anarchist’ or a ‘disco Nazi’

Jon Stewart took aim at the self-proclaimed “hip-hop conservative” lawmaker busted for cocaine possession. First-term Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL) pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of cocaine possession and was sentenced to one year of supervised probation after he bought the drug Oct. 29 as part of a sting operation. Stewart…

Patrick Stewart slams Rand Paul and Rob Ford: ‘Comedians’ with bad material

In an interview with Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show,” actor Patrick Stewart said on Thursday that ultimately, tea party Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Toronto mayor Rob Ford aren’t actually politicians, but comedians with really bad script-writers. “An idea has occurred to me,” said the actor — who is…

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