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14 hrs ago | ComingSoon.net

First Look at Jon Stewart's Rosewater, Coming in November

Open Road Films has debuted these new photos from Jon Stewart's Rosewater , which will be released in limited theaters on November 7. The film is based on the New York Times best-selling memoir "Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival," written by the BBC journalist Maziar Bahari.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Radio Times

Laughing longest: why Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is a new breed of political comedy

Fifty-two million. That's the current figure for the total number of views on YouTube for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver an HBO political comedy hosted by a Brit.

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Editor & Publisher

The Daily Show Features Michigan Daily in Fun Segment on Clickbait Journalism

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart featured The Michigan Daily in a special segment on last night's episode in which correspondent Jordan Klepper satirically mocked the newspaper's valiant effort to practice serious journalism in the clickbait era.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Stephen Colbert unveils his new project: 'TheSarahPalinChannel.com'

What is Sarah Palin's latest endeavor , exactly? Well, "it's a safe space where like-minded folks can hear things they already agree with from someone whose opinion they already know"-at least, according to Palin superfan Stephen Colbert, who devoted a good chunk of Tuesday's Report to dissecting the new news network.

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Time

The Long List of People Who Have Beef With Justin Bieber

People reported Wednesday that Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom allegedly fought in Spain , possibly over Bloom's ex-wife, Miranda Kerr.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber, The Howard Stern Show, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Drake and Josh

Switched

Jon Stewart Says The U.S. Is 'Like The Oprah Of Middle East Weapons Systems!'

Politicians on both side of the aisle say the United States wants to bring peace to the Middle East -- and that has Jon Stewart wondering just why we're sending so many weapons to the region.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Slate Magazine

John Oliver's #Longrants

On the second episode of HBO's Last Week Tonight , which premiered at the end of April, the show's host, John Oliver, introduced a segment about the death penalty on a slightly apologetic note.

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Reuters

What do John Oliver, Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock have in common? Hard truths.

Until a few weeks ago, I'd met very few Americans who could name the prime minister of my homeland, Australia.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Prison, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Mon Jul 28, 2014

New York Daily News

Gov. Cuomo's anti-corruption panel is under fire

Cuomo is accused of corrupting his own anti-corruption commission by interfering in its probes of the Legislature and then disbanding it in exchange for a watered-down ethics reform package from lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

The Spokesman-Review

Late-night TV - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 PST

Sonia Nazario is scheduled on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Will Arnett, Melissa Rauch and Ryan Hamilton appear on "Conan" Bobby Lee, Fortune Feimster and T.J. Miller are booked on "Chelsea Lately" Beck sits down on "The Colbert Report" .

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Beck, Late Show With David Letterman, Celebrities, David Letterman

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Time Goes By

Interesting Stuff - 26 July 2014

Several readers send this video of the final concert from the remaining members of British Monty Python comedy group.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Elizabeth Ii, Prince Charles, Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, George Takei, Comedy

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Stephen Colbert on Obamacare ruling from D.C. Circuit

Last night, Stephen Colbert looked at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals panel's reasoning behind striking down the subsidies for Obamacare in all those red states that have refused to set up their own health care exchange.

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Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Raw Story

Jon Stewart mocks cable news ACA-ruling freakout: 'Obamacare is made of people!'

On Wednesday night's edition of The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart lit into cable news channels' wild overreaction to a federal appeals court's ruling on federal subsidies for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

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New Jersey Jewish News

Andrew Silow-Carroll

Although it's not hard to find references to Israeli "disproportionality," and public opinion can change on a dime, what seems to make this Gaza incursion different from those that came before is a lack of condemnation from the usual quarters.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 23, 2014

VentureBeat

Daily Show 'launches' fake $10B Kickstarter campaign to buy CNN

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/23/daily-show-launches-fake-10b-kickstarter-campaign-to-buy-cnn-video/ If the world can raise over $61,000 for potato salad via crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, then why can't a satirical news program on Comedy Central launch a campaign to buy CNN for a cool $10 billion ? Well that, at least, ... (more)

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Phoenix New Times

John McCain Breaks Week-Long Absence of Arizona Politicians on Comedy Central

Senator John McCain has broken a nearly week-long streak of keeping Arizona off of Comedy Central's satirical news programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Family, Kids

Autoblog

Seinfeld laments AMC Gremlin with hilarious Jon Stewart

A good comedian can rifle off a one-liner when put in the right situation. A great comedian, though, can fire off zingers in any situation.

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Related Topix: Seinfeld, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld, Autos

Mashable

Jon Stewart Wants You to Help Buy CNN With a $10 Billion 'Kickstarter'

On Tuesday night's episode of The Daily Show , Stewart announced the launch of a "Kickstarter" page to buy CNN.

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Cybercast News Service

Levin to Stewart: If Hamas Had Weapons Israel Has, 'Israel Would Cease to Exist'CNS

Conservative talk-radio host Mark Levin strongly criticized comedian and quasi-news commentator Jon Stewart for his acerbic jokes and comments concerning Hamas's ongoing missile attacks against Israel, stating that "if Hamas had the weaponry that Israel had," then "Israel would cease to exist."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Muslim Brotherhood, Terrorism

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Raw Story

Jon Stewart hammers John McCain: Let's see who's been absolutely wrong more often

Daily Show host Jon Stewart challenged Sen. John McCain to a "wrong-off" on Tuesday following McCain's dismissive remarks about the comedian during an interview with Fox News.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

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