The veteran comedian, known for his ongoing decades of "Back and Black" segments on The Daily Show, discusses his beloved Orioles' horrible 2019 season and his upcoming benefit show at The Modell Lyric.
When Trevor Noah took over "The Daily Show" at the end of September, critics mostly responded with ambivalence. They knew replacing Jon Stewart would require patience, but many were still lukewarm to Noah's early episodes.
From morbid reinterpretations of city slogans to souvenirs boasting unofficial rat mascots, Baltimore knows how to laugh at itself -- and just like its citizens, Jon Stewart and his guests have relished poking fun at Charm City for 16 years on "The Daily Show." Sure, Baltimore wasn't the central subject of many of the show's segments, but a look through the archives reveals numerous choice references, some more oblique than others.
I think it is time for fans of Jon Stewart to start worrying about him. He has not been right since the day CNN confronted his friend, Anthony Weiner, outside the then-congressman's office -- and Stewart attacked CNN for doing its job.