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About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She...
There's been a lot of bad news about the economy recently, but, luckily for us, John Oliver has some really awesome and hilarious news. On last night's "The Daily Show," Oliver documented the story of a Florida couple and a newbie lawyer who...
Tags: Facebook, Bank of America Corp., Banking
After comedian Jon Stewart on Monday went too easy on his friend U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner's (D-N.Y.) penis tweeting, Stewart apologized on his show last night. Assuming the role of Weiner during his now-infamous press conference, Stewart issued mea...
Tags: Anthony D. Weiner, Facebook, Human Body, Jon Stewart, Mass Media
Of all the potential Lego franchises, AMC's "Breaking Bad" exists probably at the bottom of the list (if it's there at all). But a parody video making the rounds online shows just how much fun playing a Lego version of Walter White could be. The...
We all knew it was coming, and now there's a date: Jon Stewart will be absent from "The Daily Show" beginning June 10. He'll be replaced by correspondent John Oliver for eight weeks. What's Stewart going to be doing during that time? Directing his first...
Tags: BBC, The Daily Show (tv program)
ReutersMay 01 (TheWrap.com) - Comedy Central's "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" will have a new face at the anchor desk starting Monday, June 10 at 11/10c. Correspondent John Oliver will take over for Jon Stewart through Sept. 3. "Don't worry, it's still going...
Jay Leno is out at "The Tonight Show"; Jimmy Fallon is in. Now the question on everyone’s lips is who will be the new host of “Late Night”? The candidates might include Seth Meyers, John Mulaney, Chelsea Handler, Andy Cohen and W....
For RedEyeThree months. That's how long you'll have to go without America's most popular satirist—and, awkwardly enough, its most trusted newsman. Jon Stewart is taking a three-month hiatus from "The Daily Show" this summer to direct his first movie,...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelHere's major late-night news: Jon Stewart will be taking a hiatus from “The Daily Show” this summer, and John Oliver will sub as host for eight weeks. Stewart is taking a break to direct his first film, ”Rosewater.” It will be ...
After the coffee. Before getting an unlisted email address. The Skinny: I am a big fan of "The Good Wife" and I also like Amanda Peet but for some reason I'm not liking her on the show. There, I said it. Wednesday's stories include a look at Fox's new...
Jon Stewart is leaving “The Daily Show” — for three months — to direct a movie. The political satirist and media critic will take a hiatus from his Comedy Central talk show this summer to make his feature directing debut,...
Tags: Movies, Fiction, Iran, Jon Stewart, Scott Rudin
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