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Jon Stewart destroys CNN for ‘branded news segments within the news’

On Tuesday night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart took CNN to task for their seemingly endless amount of catchy-sounding but irrelevantly-named segments. “CNN seems to believe that the key to revitalizing the network is to create branded news segments within the news,” he said. “Why are you doing this?” Stewart…

Daily Show challenge: Can you make Bill O’Reilly pay $4 for a shrimp?

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart took on the mini-scandal that is currently riling up commentators across the spectrum of right and left, the $825,000 Las Vegas conference of the GSA, the General Services Administration. The GSA is, ironically enough, the agency in charge of…

Jon Stewart pummels Sarah Palin for ‘infiltrating’ the Today Show with her Jesus fish earrings

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Tuesday night blasted former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin for nearly six minutes, mocking her for trying to make her appearance on NBC’s Today Show seem courageous. Palin had told Breitbart.com that she was “going rogue and infiltrating some turf” by appearing on the show.…

Jon Stewart lampoons tepid endorsements of Romney

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Monday night analyzed the less-than-enthusiastic endorsements of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. “Look, Romney is going to be the nominee. Everybody’s decided. They’re all getting behind him. What they haven’t really decided is why,” he said. Many Republicans have offered mild endorsements of the…

Harris-Perry gives white people’s guide to talk Trayvon Martin

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry continued her usual comfort in discussing race issues Saturday morning, providing any Caucasian-American with some steps to overcome any fears talking about Trayvon Martin. The Tulane professor, whose mother is white, was inspired to do her segment after watching Jon Stewart’s reaction to mentioning Martin’s story…

Stewart to Maddow: You’re making the rest of us look bad

Rachel Maddow was Jon Stewart’s guest on Thursday’s “The Daily Show,” there to discuss her new book, Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power. According to Stewart, most TV personalities and talk show hosts who write books do so while making a conscious effort to do it as “cheaply, easily…

Stewart: ‘Mr. President, we can hear you capitulating to the Russians’

On Wednesday night’s edition of The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart played back the now-infamous “hot mic” incident from President Obama’s trip to South Korea for a nuclear summit earlier this week. While Republicans were quick to attack the president for what they perceived as electoral hubris, Stewart sees another…

Jon Stewart laughs at Lawrence O’Donnell for ‘grilling a chair’

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Tuesday was highly entertained by a segment on MSNBC, where the lawyer for George Zimmerman pulled out of a scheduled interview and host Lawrence O’Donnell angrily questioned an empty chair. “He’s grilling the chair!” Stewart laughed. “No, the chair doesn’t have medical records to…

Jon Stewart mocks media over Trayvon Martin coverage

After returning from his vacation on Monday night, Daily Show host Jon Stewart took on the controversy surrounding the tragic shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Although Stewart had hoped to fill his segment with inevitable Dick Cheney heart transplant jokes, he could not avoid the Trayvon Martin story. “I…

Jon Stewart: Why won’t Gingrich quit?

The dominant media narrative going into Tuesday’s Republican primary voting in Alabama, Mississippi, Hawaii and American Samoa was that Newt Gingrich must carry the south or leave the race. On Wednesday night’s The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart took a moment to survey the aftermath and to ponder what will…

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