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When the Thought Police Come for You

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 07.10.2015 | Religion
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Orwell's Thought Police are functioning today in Iran. I know this because my cousin, Shahriar Cyrus, a husband, father of a young son and accomplished painter, was arrested last week in Iran in a similar fashion. Eleven representatives of Iran's Ministry of Intelligence came for him. His crime -- like that of hundreds of others -- was his belief.

INTERVIEW: Jon Stewart & Maziar Bahari on Rosewater

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For fifteen years, Jon Stewart has been "America's Most Trusted Newsman" as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, even as he'd be the first to tell you he's not an actual newsman.

Paige Lavender

Jon Stewart Explains His Unique Brand Of Activism

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" and the writer and director of the new film "Rosewater," said he has a unique brand of activism...

Paige Lavender

Jon Stewart Reveals The One Thing He'll Never Do

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" and writer/director of the new film "Rosewater," can assure you there's one thing he'll never d...

Lauren Duca

The Most Absurd Thing About Torture Is That It's A 'Job'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment

"He has to satisfy his boss. He has a time sheet. Torture is a job like any other job." After hosting "The Daily Show" for decade and a half, dire...

Jon Stewart Eviscerates Self, Changes The Way You Think About Stewart

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.11.2014 | Comedy

Before you write a snarky comment about the headline on this post, here's some backstory: Jon Stewart wrote it himself. The man behind "The Daily S...

'Rosewater': Jon Stewart as Auteur

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
Corinna Clendenen

Who would ever guess that talking with Stewart and his merry band of pranksters was so dangerous? But following an interview with The Daily Show's Jason Jones, Newsweek correspondent Maziar Bahari paid the price.

Jon Stewart Unveils 'Rosewater' Clips Featuring Jason Jones

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.29.2014 | Comedy

The trailer for Jon Stewart's highly anticipated directorial debut, "Rosewater," arrived on Thursday, and "The Daily Show" host marked the occasion by...

Watch The First Trailer For Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

On the heels of the first poster for Jon Stewart's "Rosewater," which HuffPost Entertainment debuted earlier on Thursday, comes the film's first trail...

Jon Stewart's Newest Gig Is ...

insidemovies.ew.com | Posted 08.01.2014 | Entertainment

"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart has a tip for leaders of totalitarian regimes: "Don’t arrest journalists, because they have a mind for detail."...

Clooney, Spielberg and Stewart

Annette Insdorf | Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Celebrity and citizenship proved inseparable when Steven Spielberg presented the "Ambassador for Humanity" award to George Clooney at a gala hosted by Jon Stewart on Thursday night in New York.

Jon Stewart Hanging Out With Locals In Jordan

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy

It's not often that Jordanians have an American celebrity in their own backyard. So when Jon Stewart announced that he was to spend the summer in Amma...

32 Things Jon Stewart Did On His 'Daily Show' Break

Posted 08.28.2013 | Comedy

We're officially in the home stretch of Jon Stewart's summer absence from "The Daily Show." Conflicting reports on where Stewart's been: Official news...

Jon Stewart Skypes John Oliver On 'The Daily Show'

Posted 06.28.2013 | Comedy

Thursday's "Daily Show" audience got a surprise when Jon Stewart skyped into the show to chat briefly with John Oliver. A newly-bearded Stewart –...

Jon Stewart Says Goodbye, Hands Show Over To John Oliver

Posted 06.07.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart hosted his last "Daily Show" until Labor Day on Thursday, and at the end of the episode he took a moment to give a few more details on his...

What Does Jon Stewart Think Of His New Movie?

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Jon Stewart is starting a summer-long break from anchoring "The Daily Show," but it will be no holiday. He'll be in the Middle East m...

Gael Garcia Bernal Teams Up With Jon Stewart

Blogamole | Posted 05.28.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Fans of The Daily Show got a nice bit of news last week. It seems host Jon Stewart will be leaving his desk for a few month...

Big 'Daily Show' Changes

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.01.2013 | Comedy

This summer, Jon Stewart will take an extended hiatus from "The Daily Show" to direct his first movie, "Rosewater." Comedy Central announced Wednesday...

WATCH: Jon Stewart In Movies And TV Before 'The Daily Show'

Posted 03.07.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart occasionally mentions his acting career on "The Daily Show," always with a hefty dose of self-deprecation. But now that he's committed to ...

Jon Stewart Is Making A Movie

Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment

Before he became famous for hosting "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart was just another comic trying to succeed as an actor. Stewart appeared in films like...

Jon Stewart Taking 'Daily Show' Hiatus

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.05.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart will take an extended hiatus from "The Daily Show" this summer to direct his first movie, Deadline reports. While Stewart is absent, John ...