Jon Stewart Gives a Warm Welcome to His New Advertisers: The Koch Bros

The Koch brothers—the duo of darth vaders whose shady corporation, Koch Industries, is so IRL nefarious their biography could be a plotline from a Nicholas Cage movie—have been using their endless coffers of money to gobble up ad time on The Daily Show. Yes, The Daily Show. With Jon Stewart. » 10/30/14 11:50am 10/30/14 11:50am

The Daily Show Tackles The GOP's Inept Wooing of 'The Lady Vote'

The midterm elections are coming, and this time the Republican Party wants YOUR vote, ladies. Not by revamping their platform and selecting candidates that don't say horrifying, sexist shit—don't be silly! No, as the Daily Show's Kirsten Schaalexplained last night, the GOP is producing a bunch of ads putting politics… » 10/09/14 9:50am 10/09/14 9:50am

Here's The Daily Show Showdown That 'Defamed' Racist Redskins Fans

The controversial Daily Show segment that left Washington Redskins fans feeling "defamed" and "in tears" aired on Comedy Central last night. If you've been wondering how on Earth these brave defenders of the offensive Redskins team name and logo could end up feeling so victimized, well, here are your answers. » 9/26/14 10:50am 9/26/14 10:50am

Shed a Tear as Stephen Colbert Visits The Daily Show to Say Goodbye

Stephen Colbert doesn't move to The Late Show until 2015, but that doesn't mean that his Colbert Report character hasn't started saying his goodbyes. For one of the first stops on his farewell tour, Stephen returned to The Daily Show — the series that helped him grow for correspondent to host — to let Jon Stewart know… » 4/24/14 4:50pm 4/24/14 4:50pm

Daily Show Introduces You to the Most Homophobic Olympic Contenders

One of the biggest conversations dominating the lead-up to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi has been the ethical implications of hosting the Winter Games in Russia, a country with policy that has become increasingly hostile towards the LGBTQ community over the past several years. But Russia isn't the only competing… » 1/22/14 12:20pm 1/22/14 12:20pm

The Daily Show Will See You Through the Storm of Royal Baby Coverage

The Royal Baby's been born so does this mean we can finally take a break from the endless Royal Birth cable news coverage? Probably not! There's still the whole naming thing to get "excited" about and after that comes a lifetime of scrutiny until the Boy King peacefully lives out his reign or goes mad with power,… » 7/24/13 12:50pm 7/24/13 12:50pm

Jon Stewart on Egypt's Daily Show Might Be the Answer to World Peace

Jon Stewart might be absent from the American version of The Daily Show, but that doesn't mean he's missing from the franchise entirely. Stewart recently found himself on the other side of the desk (and the other side of the globe) when he was a guest on Bernameg — Egypt's own version of The Daily Show, hosted by the… » 6/24/13 12:05pm 6/24/13 12:05pm

Is Kristen Schaal a Wildly Successful Kaufman-esque Comedy Troll?

The Daily Show's "Senior Women's Issues Correspondent" might be really good at pranking the world –- or not, depending on how seriously you take her particular brand of comedy. Comedian Kristen Schaal's latest performance, which aired Monday night on Comedy Central, is dividing her fans, who can't quite figure out… » 4/02/13 5:00pm 4/02/13 5:00pm

Don't Miss Jon Stewart's Epic Takedown of the Gun Control 'Debate'

Hey, you know how our public dialogue on just about everything is so fucked-up and frustrating that sometimes you just need Jon Stewart to hold you? And demolish the FOX News doublespeak bullshit with one fell strike of his grim morning star of moderation? And pet your hair? Well, finally, addressing our post-Newtown… » 1/09/13 6:15pm 1/09/13 6:15pm

Jon Stewart Says He Almost Quit the Daily Show Because 'These People…

Ugh, it's like one of those nauseating stories you hear where someone was supposed to go on vacation with their friends and then they got mono at the last minute and had to stay home and then the plane crashed—except in this case the person with mono is the American public and the ill-fated flight is Jon Stewart » 12/11/12 8:00pm 12/11/12 8:00pm

Samantha Bee Reports from Inside Kate Middleton's Decadent Uterus

All of the hype surrounding Kate Middleton and Prince William's royal pregnancy has gotten exhausting fairly quickly. It's not surprising of course — the U.S. media are constantly trying to make the royal family happen — but that doesn't make it any less obnoxious. (Didn't we fight a war so that we could be… » 12/07/12 3:40pm 12/07/12 3:40pm

High School Teacher Suspended For Showing Daily Show In Class

Rhett Felix, a first-year government and law teacher in Eureka, Illinois, has been suspended for six days and reassigned for showing clips of The Daily Show to high school students. The segments shown in class didn't focus on Jason Jones' vasectomy, but sexual harassment allegations against Herman Cain and the issue… » 11/18/11 10:00am 11/18/11 10:00am

Daily Show Tackles Targeting Of African-Americans In Abortion Debate

Tonight The Daily Show discussed how anti-choice groups, and specifically Rick Santorum, have compared the denial of "personhood rights" for fetuses to the enslavement of African-Americans. (Oh, and don't forget ethnic cleansing.) Larry Wilmore and Kristen Schaal studied the issue for their upcoming Discovery Channel… » 3/10/11 12:59am 3/10/11 12:59am

Kristen Schaal Gets Fired Up About Abortion Funding On The Daily Show

Tonight on The Daily Show, Kristen Schaal came out in favor of the House Republicans defunding Planned Parenthood. In fact, she says they aren't going far enough. Nearly every government-funded program can be linked to abortions or the women who get them. (It's almost like it's a legal medical procedure!) Thankfully,… » 2/23/11 12:14am 2/23/11 12:14am