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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

The Daily Show with Jon StewartThis satirical parody of the nightly news features commentary by anchor Jon Stewart about the nation’s politics and the circus of the national media.

Each show opens with a monologue from Stewart about recent headlines and then features a report from a correspondent, joining Stewart at the anchor desk or reporting live from “the field.” Reports from correspondents typically include illogical and embellished slants on current events. In the final segment, Stewart interviews a famous personality, from politicians to actors and musicians to authors. The show then ends with “Your Moment of Zen,” a random, amusing clip of video, usually culled from recent news event footage.

The program also features regular segments from contributors: Lewis Black in “Back in Black” discussing stories in the media that have “fallen through the cracks;” in “Trendspotting” Dimitri Martin dishes on all things hip at the moment; “This Week in God” features Stephen Colbert examining “everything God did this week;” “Ad Nauseam” with Steve Carrell provides his observations on advertisements; and Jason Jones examines what is necessary to survive a bad situation in “Are You Prepared?!”

The show has spurred the careers of its comedian correspondents which include Steve Carrell, Stephen Colbert, Frank DeCaro, Ed Helms, Beth Littleford, Mo Rocca, Dave Attell, Rob Coddry, Nancy Walls, Samantha Bee, and Jason Jones.


 

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Dennis Blackman December 4, 2014 at 10:37 am

The grand jury’s are seeing something that most white/black Americans are not, what I see is this, A very large black man is resisting arrest, had he not he would still be here, if a police officer orders you to do something. “YOU DO IT” if you feel mistreated then you contact the officers sergeant/ lieutenant. however! you DON’T! resist the officer. Are there BAD OFFICER, Of cores there are. do what your told and complain later. you lose your right to say I was treated poorly, when you fight and make it necessary for four officers to restrain you that is on you, NOT the officer. I don’t feel I can make my voice herd but I well try buy doing this post. we well see if im labeled a racist or if people listen to what im saying, NOT what they think im saying.

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