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#EndorseThis: Jon Stewart Helps The Media Get Its Groove Back

It’s in dire times like these that America misses its favorite living satirist, Jon Stewart. Luckily for all of us, he left the farm and crawled out of retirement — through a tunnel directly to the Late Show — to address the media’s toxic relationship with Donald Trump.

February 28, 2017
Jon Stewart on the Late Show with Colbert

#EndorseThis: Jon Stewart Returns — With Trump’s Next Executive Orders

Startled by the sudden entrance of former boss Jon Stewart, Late Show host Stephen Colbert, inquired gently about his unusual costume — had he dressed up in homage to President Trump? “This is how I’m going to dress now,” he declared. “The president sets men’s fashion, and I saw the inauguration, so: super-long red tie, dead animal on head! Boom!”

February 1, 2017
John Oliver and Jon Stewart confront Trump rise

#EndorseThis: John Oliver And Jon Stewart Confront The Rise Of Trump

When interviewer Charlie Rose mentions “draining the swamp,” Jon Stewart cuts him off: “McConnell and Ryan, those guys are the swamp.”

December 29, 2016

In Voter ID Case, GOP Leader Says ‘Daily Show’ Source Was A ‘Pain In The A**’

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision, published Friday, quotes former Buncombe County, N.C., precinct chairman Don Yelton as saying on the Daily Show three years ago: If the North Carolina voter ID law “hurts the whites, so be it. If it hurts a bunch of lazy blacks that want the government to give them everything, so be it.”

August 2, 2016

#EndorseThis: Jon Stewart Makes A Glorious Return

Stewart brought the righteous rage he’s known for and pointed it at perhaps his favorite target over the years: Sean Hannity and the endless hypocrisies of conservative media.

July 22, 2016

WATCH: Jon Stewart Makes Sense Of Donald Trump’s Candidacy

Last night on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart stepped back in to his old on-screen persona to give voice to the overwhelming reaction to Donald Trump’s political success: That guy?!

July 19, 2016

Endorse This: Jon Stewart Doesn’t Think ‘Man Baby’ Trump Eligible For Office

“He’s just doing judo against them. What works for 24-hour networks?” Stewart asked. “The voices that are amplified are the ones that are the most conflict-oriented, the most extreme. Those are the guys that get the most airtime.”

May 10, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Hillary Clinton Vs. Donald Trump — ‘I No Longer Think He’s Funny’

Hillary Clinton spoke out on Donald Trump’s danger to the country — and on the need for other Republicans to repudiate him.

December 11, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Jon Stewart Shames Congress — On Behalf Of America’s Heroes

Jon Stewart made a grand return to “The Daily Show,” and he did it for a special cause.

December 8, 2015

The New ‘Daily Show’ — Trevor Noah To Continue The ‘War On Bullsh*t’

Trevor Noah’s first target was perhaps the easiest — himself. He kicked off his new gig as host of The Daily Show on the defensive. And how could he not?

September 29, 2015
Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart Joins Sept. 11 Medical Care Push: First Responders

First responders who were injured or sickened by the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on New York and Washington said they will visit Congress with comedian Jon Stewart to push lawmakers to extend expiring medical programs as Friday marked 14 years since 9/11.

September 14, 2015

Is Jon Stewart Done With Being A Political Figure?

Of course Jon Stewart ended his show Thursday night with a lecture to the camera.

August 7, 2015

The Daily Show: ‘The Fellowship of Funny’

It was an all-star sendoff for Jon Stewart, featuring just about everyone who’s ever been on “The Daily Show.” And after all the camaraderie, the nostalgia, and the emotion, Jon also gave some important final advice.

August 7, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The ‘Trump Debate-Bot & Casino 5001’

One topic truly dominated the late night comedy shows on Wednesday: the anticipation of the Republican debate Thursday night, and the presence of Donald Trump.

August 6, 2015

Our Moments Of Zen: 8 Reasons We’ll Miss Jon Stewart

Why we’ll miss the “angry optimist” who played court jester to the media-political machine and ended up becoming one of its most highly regarded and credible luminaries.

August 5, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘A Pap Smear Campaign’

Larry Wilmore lambasted the willful lack of nuance, context, or facts in the anti-Planned Parenthood campaign — and he coined a new phrase for what’s going on.

August 5, 2015

Jon Stewart Steps Away From Comedy Gold As U.S. Election Heats Up

“Presidential candidates may be thinking ‘Thank goodness Jon Stewart is not going to be watching my every move,'” said Dannagal Young, associate professor of communications at the University of Delaware.

August 4, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Jon Stewart Blows Up Fox News

‘Your hypocrisy isn’t a bug in the Fox model — it’s the feature.’

August 4, 2015
Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart Started Small, Became Voice Of A Generation

One of the greatest attributes of The Daily Show is its unwillingness to talk down to audiences. Jon Stewart became the voice of a generation because he didn’t parody the news — he pulverized it.

August 2, 2015

Late Night Roundup: A Game Of ‘Larry Libs’

Larry and ‘The Nightly Show’ contributor Mike Yard also discovered the hard way that the jurisdiction of police officers encompasses ‘pretty much any place you see a black guy.’

July 31, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Jon Stewart’s ‘Secret’ Meetings

Jon Stewart had some fun mocking the news coverage of his “secret” meetings with President Obama — though in fact, the two meetings were both on the White House visitor logs.

July 30, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Obama (And Jon Stewart) Don’t Care!

Larry Wilmore brought a special guest on ‘The Nightly Show’ to provide an expert commentary on what it’s like to be just about to leave a job: Jon Stewart from ‘The Daily Show.’ But for his part, Jon said Obama isn’t quite in ‘don’t care’ mode — he’s in ‘I’m gonna build me a library with my name on it’ mode.

July 29, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore Vs. Bill Cosby’s Public Relations

Larry Wilmore examined the news story telling Bill Cosby’s strategy to fight the rape scandal in the court of public opinion — such as his lawyer arguing that Cosby’s court deposition should never have been revealed.

July 28, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The ’90s Rapper Of Presidential Candidates

Larry Wilmore and Mike Yard took another look at Donald Trump’s potential appeal to minority voters — as a 1990s rapper getting into fights with everyone.

July 23, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Obama’s Newest Order

President Obama made a special, full-length appearance on ‘The Daily Show’ to promote the Iran nuclear deal — but first, he had an announcement to make to Jon Stewart.

July 22, 2015