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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

411mania.com

WWE News: David Otunga To Appear On General Hospital, Lana and Rusev...

WWE News: David Otunga To Appear On General Hospital , Lana and Rusev Mentioned On The Daily Show , More Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.22.2014 Jon Stewart got caught up in wrestling talk... - WWE will broadcast Main Event and tape Smackdown tonight in Orlando, Florida.

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RollingStone

Jon Stewart, Steve Carell Films to Premiere at Toronto Film Festival

Jon Stewart's directorial debut Rosewater, the Robert Downey Jr. legal drama The Judge, Reese Witherspoon's naturalist weepie Wild and Jake Gyllenhaal's noirish character study Nightcrawler are among the big films premiering at the Toronto Film Festival this year.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Movies, The Squid and the Whale, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Adam Horovitz, Girls

Canada.com

Reese Witherspoon, David Cronenberg films coming to Toronto International Film Festival

New films by Antoine Fuqua, Lone Scherfig, Shawn Levy, Barry Levinson, David Gordon Green, Hal Hartley, Oren Movermen, Chris Rock, Suzanne Bier, Noah Baumbach and dozens of other galas and special presentations were announced Tuesday morning at the first of many press conferences for the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, which will run this ... (more)

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Switched

Jon Stewart Blows The Lid Off Reagan's 'Immediate' Response To Russian Crisis

In his coverage of the crisis in Ukraine and the downed Malaysian airliner, Jon Stewart couldn't help but notice how quick the GOP was to blame President Obama, and wax nostalgic about how President Reagan handled a similar crisis with Russia much differently.

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Switched

Jon Stewart Learns What Happens When You Criticize Israel

Many have accused Jon Stewart of being pro-Hamas for expressing sympathy for the residents of Gaza, where more than 500 people have been killed -- including at least 100 children -- in recent fighting with Israel.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Bill Goldberg, Mad Money

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