Topic: the-daily-show

Watch Jon Stewart Announce To His Audience That He’s Leaving The Daily Show

Watch Jon Stewart Announce To His Audience That He's Leaving The Daily Show

His departure hadn’t been announced when Jon filmed last night’s show, so he had to break it to an unsuspecting audience. Of course, that very audience got the ball rolling on reports that he was leaving, so it’s weird to watch them hear the news after we’ve already heard it. I’m having a chicken-or-the-egg moment here, and it’s kind of weirding me out. More »

Jon Stewart Is Cheating On Us With Egypt, Just Appeared On Their Daily Show

Jon Stewart Is Cheating On Us With Egypt, Just Appeared On Their Daily Show

I bet you thought you could trust Jon Stewart, didn’t you? Sure, he left us for the summer in the (definitely British, probably capable) hands of John Oliver, but we have a history before that spanning almost a decade and a half. We had a life together, he and I and us, a life based on trust and respect and communication, and so we believed him when he said he needed to take a break from The Daily Show and we just assumed that meant all forms of the show. More »

Jon Stewart Taking Daily Show Break To Direct, But Will John Oliver Be A Good Substitute?

Jon Stewart Taking Daily Show Break To Direct, But Will John Oliver Be A Good Substitute?

In bittersweet news, Jon Stewart, star of The Faculty, is taking a break from The Daily Show this summer to pursue directing his first feature film. While I’m very sad that my evenings will be Stewart-free for a short time, I’m also happy that not only is he pursuing something he’s passionate about, but that we’ll get to see a Jon Stewart production in theaters eventually. More »