“The Daily Show” was a fairly standard talk show until Jon Stewart decided to put media and politics in the spotlight. Appearances from the former Senate majority leader probably played a role in that decision. Dole used comedy to get across political points better than anyone not named Abraham Lincoln.
On the outset, this memoir sounds entirely serious: a young man, born to a European father and Xhosa mother during the rule of apartheid in South Africa (meaning his very existence is a crime), explores growing up in an era marked by violence. After all, the book opens with the Immorality Act of 1927, which states that “illicit carnal intercourse between Europeans and natives” is punishable by imprisonment for up to five years!
Comedian and former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart is finally on Twitter, and his first tweet was about the GameStop-Reddit mayhem on Wall Street.
Movie critic Bruce Miller says “Irresistible” shows just how manipulative political operatives can be. At a time when real strategists try to …
Lawmakers have given final legislative approval to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money.
"They did their jobs with courage, grace, tenacity, humility," Jon Stewart said, tearing up. "18 years later, do yours!"
Hollywood always turns out for Democrats, and the Democratic National Convention is no exception. Performers include KATY PERRY, ALICIA KEYS, CAROLE KING, DEMI LOVATO, BOYZ II MEN and PAUL SIMON, among many others.
For a self-described “minor celebrity,” humorist John Hodgman has become a considerable presence in pop culture. In recent years, his profile …
In 16 years as host of “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, Jon Stewart created dozens of stars. Thursday night, when Stewart signed off for th…
He's opened for several acts in the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, but James Johann is slightly adjusting his act to play better in the blue states.