Jon Stewart


Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

When the Material Writes Itself: Jon Stewart, Bassem Youssef and the Muslim Brotherhood

When watching Bassem Youssef skillfully deliver satiric political commentary on “El-Bernameg” (The Program), it is impossible not to be almost startled by the resemblance to Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show”. The similar set and the fact that, let’s be honest, they kind of look the same, doesn’t help. Youssef’s recent legal trouble in Egypt – namely

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

The Comedy Hour

Later today (starting around noon) Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert–both mainstream liberal comedians, media critics and Barack Obama partisans–aided by tens of thousands of their viewers (supporters?) will try to both outdo and lampoon the antics of...

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

John McCain ‘prints his soul on Zimbabwe Dollars’

Jon Stewart, on last night’s “The Daily Show,” unpacks the maverick politics of John McCain, who is engaged in a tough re-election bid against a Tea Party candidate in Arizona and has been flip-flopping on...

Thursday, August 13th, 2009