It's pretty much standard operating procedure for male talk show hosts to compliment female guests on their looks. But in his interview with Sarah Vowell last night, Jon Stewart took another tack — and it was pretty adorable.
Pint-sized writer Sarah Vowell was on L.A's KCRW on Wednesday talking about her love for Loretta Lynn. Vowell grew up in a Pentecostal household, so she wasn't allowed to listen to Satan's minions, Kiss.
- Less than a month until the election, folks, and it's getting really ugly.
- John McCain sounding like a total loon during the debates, calling Obama "That One": ugly.
- Illogical republican strategists yelling at Newsweek for putting a (gasp!) un-retouched photo of Sarah Palin on the cover: ugly!
- Nikki Blonsky kicking …
NPR darling and essayist Sarah Vowell was on the Daily Show last night and the Oklahoma-born Montana State grad had a bone to pick with Republicans who have been Palin et. al. pay lip service to New York's bravery in 9/11 and then call us "elite" and unpatriotic behind our backs. Underminers! "They wrap themselves in…