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Jon Stewart: I'm not anti-Israel

Promoting his debut film Rosewater, which is set to premier later this month, Daily Show host Jon Stewart spoke about the fighting in Gaza, why Iran thinks he's a Mossad agent, and why Israel was never an option for the film's location - despite it being set in Iran.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Iran, World News,

Sat Aug 30, 2014

USA Today

New on streaming: 'Fault in Our Stars,' 'BoJack'

New on streaming: 'Fault in Our Stars,' 'BoJack' What's new on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, iTunes and OnDemand, etc.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Party Down, Television, Comedy, Breaking Bad, The Wedding Singer, Comedy Movies, Music!

6 Times Stephen Colbert Has Appeared Out of Character in the Media

This week, The Colbert Report won its second-consecutive Emmy Award in the Outstanding Variety Series category.


Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Late Show With David Letterman, Celebrities, David Letterman, George Bush

Los Angeles Times

Telluride: Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' leavens a somber story with humor

Jon Stewart's "Rosewater" is about a deathly serious subject -- the Iranian government's 2009 imprisonment of Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Movies, New York

Fri Aug 29, 2014

'Liberal Lions' Stewart and Colbert Slammed for Hypocritical Lack of Diversity in Guests

We've all heard the never-ending cry from liberal Democrats that conservative Republicans dodge diversity by favoring white males as hosts and guests on their television programs to the detriment of people in such groups as women and blacks.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Colbert Report, African-American

Kelowna Capital News

In Theatres: Trailer Park Boys return with 'Swearnet'; Trailer review for Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'

The trio of actors return to Canadian silver screens this week with Swearnet , their new film that shows the gang struggling to deal with their lives and careers, post-TV.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Trailer Park Boys, Comedy Movies, Robb Wells, Mike Smith

Dallas Morning News

Jon Stewart on Rick Perry's indictment: 'the priceless rebrand from forgetful doof to possible felon'

Jon Stewart's returned from a two-week vacation on Tuesday , and he spent the week playing catch-up: Ferguson, ISIS and now the indictment of one James Richard Perry, best known for his 14-year role as "Rick Perry, Governor of Texas."


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Rick Perry, US Governors


Want to buy a shinier Apple?

Apple season: Apple has announced it will unveil new products Sept. 9 . Many expect Apple to show off a new iPhone with a larger screen and possibly a smartwatch.


Related Topix: iPhone, Comedy, Entertainment

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Exclusive: Brooklyn Nine-Nine Books The Office's Ed Helms

As of now, Helms is only slated to appear in the Fox's comedy's seventh episode, airing on Nov. 16, "but anybody who enters this world can come back," says co-creator and executive producer Dan Goor .


Related Topix: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ed Helms

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Stranger

In Culture News: Your One-Stop Shop for Last-Minute Bumbershoot Schedule Changes

Bumbershoot Announces a Few Music-Lineup Alterations : Here are some last-minute changes to the Bumbershoot musical lineup.


Related Topix: Big Star, Pop/Rock, The Afghan Whigs, R.E.M., Seattle, WA, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Los Angeles Times

First trailer for Jon Stewart's Iranian political drama 'Rosewater'

It takes four walls to imprison a person's body, but the spirit is another matter.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Prison, Movies

Stoking 'Rage and Hatred': Buck Sexton Slams Jon Stewart Over Race Relations Monologue

TheBlaze's Buck Sexton on Thursday took Jon Stewart to task for claiming that "every person of color in this country has faced an indignity, from the ridiculous to the grotesque to the sometimes fatal a because of their skin color."


Related Topix: Comedy, Television, Entertainment, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Politics

The Daily Beast

Jon Stewart: I Am Not Anti-IsraelCriticized IDF's incursion in Gaza.

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart has addressed the July 14 segment in which he stirred up controversy by criticizing Israel's incursion into Gaza .


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

From - The Daily Show' to Carolina Theatre

John Hodgman became a household face, if not yet a name, when Apple commercials ran for years with him playing the nerdy PC.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Durham, NC

Daily Show Knows the Real Reason Michael Sam's Making His Teammates Uncomfortable

The Daily Show skewered ESPN for its report on Michael Sam' s showering habits Wednesday night , as if they'd expected him to be singing show tunes and bingewatching Bravo.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television


Oscar Contenders In Lineup As Telluride Film Festival Announces Schedule

The 41st Telluride Film Festival , which has become a harbinger of heavyweight Oscar contenders over the past few years, has announced its schedule for the fest which opens Friday and runs through Labor Day - just as a charter planeload of industry festgoers departs LAX.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Emmy Awards, Television, Comedy

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Now Toronto

Films we cana t wait to see

It is, of course, almost impossible to narrow my list of hotly anticipated TIFF movies down to just five; there are at least two dozen movies I badly want to see.


Related Topix: Punch-Drunk Love, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Adam Sandler, The Station Agent, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Greenberg

The Washington Monthly

"You Really Have No Idea, Do You?"

One of the things I do to limit my time and preserve my sanity is to strictly ration any exposure to political talk on TV.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Washington Post

The Fix: Watch Jon Stewart trash the media coverage of Ferguson

Jon Stewart has been on vacation, but the Daily Show returned last night. Nearly the entire episode was devoted to Ferguson -- the story that dominated the news for the entire time he was away.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US News, Liberal Political News

Jon Stewart Takes a Powerful Stand on Ferguson

The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer has incited protests and discussion since its occurrence in Ferguson, MO, on Aug. 9. Jon Stewart recently addressed the issue on The Daily Show , criticizing the coverage of the situation by other television hosts including Fox News stars Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ferguson, MO, Hannity