Topic: Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart had Bill O'Reilly on The Daily Show Monday night to promote "Pinheads and Patriots," O'Reilly's new book. But don't expect O'Reilly to attend the Rally to Restore Sanity.
09/28/2010 02:07 pm
Both Joaquin Phoenix and Stephen Colbert have taken recent criticism for giving performances that masqueraded as serious but were really charades.
09/27/2010 06:57 pm
American politics have been the subject of satire since before the country's founding – a political cartoon depicting a snake cut into eight parts, representing eight American colonial governments, ran in Benjamin Franklin's newspaper in 1754. These days the US benefits from a healthy dose of humorous political commentary, but when the jokers run for political office (jokingly of course, right?) some funny things can happen. Here are five memorable ones.
09/27/2010 06:08 pm
Rally to Restore Sanity's Facebook page shows that more than 145,000 people say they will attend the Oct. 30 rally hosted by Jon Stewart.
09/24/2010 10:13 am
On TV, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show staff are a riot. But in this book – not so much.
09/24/2010 07:05 am
On the Daily Show tonight, Jon Stewart is hosting Jordan's King Abdullah. Abdullah gets full points for hipness, but restoring his country's influence is another matter.
09/23/2010 09:15 pm
Recession over? Leno, Letterman, Stewart, Colbert line up to give their take on the announcement from the National Bureau of Economic Research
09/22/2010 12:06 pm
What do Christine O'Donnell and Sarah Palin have in common? You mean, aside from the obvious? "Just give [O'Donnell] bangs and a pair of rimmed glasses and she'd be a dead ringer for..." Jon Stewart said on his show, flashing side by side photos of the two women after O'Donnell's victory in the Delaware Senate primaries last week. Political commentators can't resist the comparison, not just on where O'Donnell and Palin stand on the issues, but in other aspects as well, especially considering Sarah Palin's endorsement and mentoring of what many are calling her own "Mini-me." Why should comedians be any different?
09/21/2010 03:48 pm
Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity faces off, sort of, against Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive on Oct. 30. Their websites are tracking how many people say they will attend each.
09/20/2010 04:40 pm
If the Jon Stewart rally set for Oct. 30 on the National Mall – 'opposed' by Stephen Colbert's rally – sticks with comedy, young voters might perk up for Election 2010, political scientists say.
09/17/2010 05:55 pm