The Daily Show Lampoons Jeb Bush's Iraq War Tapdance

This week Jeb Bush forgot that when you’re running for president, even secretly, you must distance yourself from the last guy’s mistakes, even if that guy’s your brother whose name is George and his mistake was invading Iraq. On The Daily Show, Jon Stewart tackled Jeb (pronounced Heb) and his struggles in the best way… » 5/15/15 10:10am 5/15/15 10:10am

Kristen Schaal Explains Why 'Women Are Lining Up at the Dadbod Buffet'

We’re still mourning the loss of Samantha Bee on The Daily Show, but Kristen Schaal is thankfully still around, and she dropped by Tuesday night’s episode to talk about how great it is that “dadbod” is a thing. “Show off how your looks are not what society values most in you!” she said, commanding Jon Stewart to twirl… » 5/13/15 9:30am 5/13/15 9:30am

Jessica Williams & The Daily Show Commemorate the 'Hate Class of 2015'

While the Supreme Court is currently considering the question of marriage equality, the wider cultural consensus has shifted so much on the matter in recent years that this feels like a last stand for opponents of same-sex marriage. And so, Jessica Williams and The Daily Show took a few minutes to bid farewell to the… » 5/05/15 9:50am 5/05/15 9:50am

Jon Stewart Is Not Impressed With Clinton's Campaign Announcement

Jon Stewart took on Hillary Clinton’s campaign announcement on Monday night’s episode of The Daily Show, and for those of us whose reaction was more “can’t wait for this Stouffer’s ad to end” than “can’t wait to see what this feminist hero will do next,” Stewart’s restrained barbs were very satisfying. » 4/14/15 11:50am 4/14/15 11:50am

Jon Stewart Politely Addresses Idiotic Trevor Noah Tweet Controversy 

Last week, Trevor Noah was announced as Jon Stewart’s successor to host The Daily Show. You may remember the ridiculous amount of so-called backlash that followed, involving some of Noah’s old jokes on Twitter. Stewart addressed this at the top of Monday’s edition of The Daily Show, after a week off. » 4/07/15 9:30am 4/07/15 9:30am

Fox News Saves White People at the Selma 50th Anniversary

Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of Selma's "Bloody Sunday" where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights activists like Rep. John Lewis marched over the town's bridge and were beaten by authorities. Fox News could've just acknowledge their sacrifices but, as The Daily Show reports, they found a way to… » 3/10/15 12:00pm 3/10/15 12:00pm

'United We Sit!' The Daily Show Boldly Supports Manspreading

Manspreading—which is somehow both annoying and hilarious—was handled on Wednesday's Daily Show thanks to Senior Women's Correspondent Kristen Schaal. She just wants dudes to continue their reign across the world and the seats … while showing us a bit of soft ball hair in the process. Come on, sugar balls! » 1/29/15 10:50am 1/29/15 10:50am

Jon Stewart Mocks Don Lemon and His Stupid BlizzardMobile

The Blizzard of 2015 killed everyone. Except for Don Lemon! Because he was safely riding around New York City in a dumbass BlizzardMobile during the Historic Superstorm. While we were all wrapped in our Snuggies eating non-perishables, Jon Stewart recapped all the hype and hysteria surrounding the blizzard on… » 1/28/15 10:30am 1/28/15 10:30am

Watch Jon Stewart Crush Mike Huckabee's Idiotic Anti-Beyoncé Argument

Did you know that Beyoncé can win a debate without even showing up? She proved this last night when her latest detractor, Mike Huckabee, went on The Daily Show to tell Jon Stewart why she is ruining America and instead reminded us that he's an irrelevant, out-of-touch idiot whose arguments are made of garbage.… » 1/20/15 5:30pm 1/20/15 5:30pm

Daily Show's Jessica Williams Stupendously Pisses Off 'Fetal Attorney'

HB 494, Alabama's new parental consent law regarding abortion is, as we've noted before, uniquely heinous, given that it allows fetuses to be appointed a guardian ad litem to "represent the interests of the unborn child during certain proceedings" as the text of the law puts it. Yep, that would be a lawyer who argues… » 1/16/15 10:45am 1/16/15 10:45am