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Tsunami, Tidal Wave or Earthquake?: The Battle of the Midterm Metaphors

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

The notion that we see our electoral politics as akin to the 2004 Indonesian tsunami or any of the countless other natural disasters which have killed millions without warning is telling. And what it suggests about who we are politically is of far greater concern than which party narrowly captures the Senate in November.

Jason Linkins

Jon Stewart Turning Down 'Meet The Press' Is The Smart Move For All Involved | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.12.2014 | Media

New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman managed to get media observers all hot and bothered yesterday when he splashed a pretty great scoop from behind th...

Laughter After 9/11

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.11.2014 | Comedy

On this national day of reflection and memorial, we want to once again take a look back at those moments that proved the "healing power of comedy" to ...

'Rosewater': Jon Stewart as Auteur

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 09.03.2014 | 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...

Jon Stewart Tackles Michael Sam Showergate

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.28.2014 | Sports

Jon Stewart took ESPN to task over its awkward coverage of Rams rookie Michael Sam's shower habits on "The Daily Show." After showing a clip of ES...

'Daily Show' Correspondent: 'I Gotta Find A Place Where They Don't Kill Black People, Jon'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.27.2014 | Comedy

During an episode that focused almost entirely on Ferguson and racism, "Daily Show" correspondent Michael Che made one of the most biting points as he...

'The Daily Show' Rips NFL Over Rice Suspension

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.01.2014 | Sports

The NFL's controversial two-game suspension of Ravens running back Ray Rice got "The Daily Show" treatment on Thursday night as host Jon Stewart rippe...

'Daily Show' On Police Brutality: 'This Sh*t's Gotta Stop Already'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.29.2014 | Comedy

'The Daily Show' is taking on the issue of police brutality, highlighted by the Eric Garner case. The 43-year-old Staten Island resident is the "g...

Jon Stewart Runs Andrew Cuomo Through The Wringer

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo got the full treatment on Thursday night's "Daily Show," and not the kind reserved for a beloved celeb or a guest pushing a...

Obamacare CHAOS!

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.24.2014 | Comedy

It was chaos -- chaos!!! -- when a federal appeals court ruled against a key provision in the Affordable Care Act earlier this week. At least, that...

Jon Stewart Schools Conservatives On Reagan

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy

What would Ronald Reagan do? Apparently, it doesn't matter because conservatives will remember it differently anyway. In his coverage of the crisis...

What Happens When You Talk About Israel

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy

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 -- inc...

'The World Has Gone Mad'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 07.15.2014 | Comedy

"What happened, we were gone for two weeks?!" Jon Stewart returned from his summer break on Monday night to find a heaping pile of disheartening ne...

Stewart To McCain: 'Do You Do Anything But Complain Bitterly Anymore?'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.28.2014 | Comedy

Jon Stewart took the Republican party to the rhetorical woodshed on Thursday, blasting them for touting military intervention at every opportunity whi...

Ryan Grim

'Sometimes You Step On Your Whatever' | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) conceded that his effort to distinguish between the money spent by Sheldon Adelson in politics and the mone...

'The Daily Show' Takes On Sexual Assault Double Standards

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.26.2014 | Comedy

On Wednesday, "The Daily Show" tackled the failure of college campuses to effectively combat sexual assault, with Jon Stewart outlining a recent case ...

Jon Stewart Giddy Over Fox News Calling Cheney Out

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Comedy

Dick Cheney has been doing the cable news rounds, making sure everyone knows that President Obama is responsible for the crisis in Iraq and not the Bu...

Jon Stewart Can't Believe Republicans Are STILL Denying Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.20.2014 | Comedy

Some Republicans are digging in on climate change denial, even as members of their own party line up to explain that global warming is real. On Thu...

'Daily Show' Takes On 'Liberal Idiocy' Over Vaccines

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.04.2014 | Comedy

Denial of scientific facts? Refusal to listen to reason no matter how overwhelming it is? Basing your belief on rumors and shaky information found on ...

Take That, Tea Party!

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.22.2014 | Comedy

Did the tea party really lose this week's primaries to mainstream GOP candidates? Jon Stewart doesn't seem to think so. When Mitch McConnell defea...

Jon Stewart Blasts The NRA's Opposition To 'Smart Guns'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.21.2014 | Comedy

A Maryland gun store owner is getting death threats over selling guns -- but he's not being attacked by anti-gun activists. He's getting threats f...

Can't Figure Out India's Election? This Will Confuse You Even More

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.16.2014 | Comedy

If there's one place to go to learn about India and its elections, it's probably not "The Daily Show." But Jon Stewart and "the best damn news team...

Jon Stewart Hails The News Media's 'Miracle'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.15.2014 | Comedy

"It's been a hard time for the news media lately," Jon Stewart said on "The Daily Show" Wednesday night. "You've got the absence of any new missing Ma...


The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.13.2014 | Comedy

Jon Stewart set Twitter on fire Monday night and into Tuesday morning with a message for Rush Limbaugh: #F*@KYOURUSH. Stewart featured a report o...