Stephen Colbert takes six minutes to get through a brief monologue teasing the Obamas about their new Netflix deal. It doesn’t help that Jon Stewart is poking, grabbing, and taunting him from under his own desk. In this surreal clip from The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the former king of TV satire has a field […]
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.
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!”
“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.”
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.