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Daily Show Tortures Pinata To Cope With Trump Leading Latino Vote

April 17th, 2024 10:05 AM

Actor and alleged comedian John Leguizamo joined Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Show on Comedy Central to have a calm and rational, adult-like reaction to polling that shows Donald Trump leading among Latinos. Just kidding, he decided to torture a piñata while going off a profanity-ridden Spanish tirade.

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Stewart Blames America, Capitalism For Foreign Policy Crises

April 16th, 2024 10:15 AM

Jon Stewart reacted to the recent developments in the Middle East on Monday’s installment of The Daily Show on Comedy Central by doing his standard bit where he, on one hand, pretended everything was too complicated for him to understand, but on the other, reduced all the world’s foreign policy crises to America’s love of capitalism.

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Daily Show Claims Pro-Life Men Are 'A Ridiculous Embarrassment'

April 12th, 2024 10:14 AM

Comedy Central’s The Daily Show brought out all the cringe on Thursday as temp host Michael Kosta labeled a recent Fox Business segment between Mark Simone and Larry Kudlow discussing abortion as “a ridiculous embarrassment.” That led him to do a sketch with Jordan Klepper where the two pretended to be stereotypical macho men who claimed to be pro-life, but also didn’t know how babies…

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Kimmel, Daily Show Lament People Labeling Trump A Moderate On Abortion

April 10th, 2024 10:04 AM

As conservatives debate the merits and demerits of Donald Trump endorsing a federalist policy on abortion, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show temp host Michael Kosta lamented that such a debate exists because, for them, even a moderate position on abortion is still extremist.

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Stewart Compares Israel To Russia, Blames It For Iranian Revolution

April 9th, 2024 11:03 AM

On Monday’s edition of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, Jon Stewart declared that Israel is not that different from Russia, which would make its American defenders hypocrites. Later, Stewart welcomed CNN/PBS’s Christiane Amanpour, where he further accused Israel of being a bad history student, but it was clear that it was Stewart who needed to reread his history books.

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Daily Show: Trump a 'Pathetic Worm' For Potential Election Rule Change

April 5th, 2024 10:20 AM

Some in Nebraska have tried, and ultimately failed, to change the way the state awards its electoral votes and bring it in line with 48 other states. Among those in favor of moving away from a proportional allocation to a winner-take-all system is Donald Trump, which led Comedy Central’s Desi Lydic to label him a “pathetic worm” on Thursday’s edition of The Daily Show.

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Daily Show Suggests Jesus Would Approve of Transgender Visibility Day

April 4th, 2024 12:45 PM

The cast of Comedy Central’s Wednesday installment of The Daily Show managed to hit all the wrong notes as it reacted to conservative criticism of President Joe Biden recognizing Easter Sunday as Transgender Visibility Day. Temp host Desi Lydic tried to suggest that Biden had nothing to do with his own proclamations and butchered multiple Biblical references, while correspondent…

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Daily Show Hypes Abortion, Allows Cruz Challenger's Fake News

April 3rd, 2024 10:06 AM

If you are a Democrat who wants a softball interview and the ability to spread fake news unchallenged, you go on a late night comedy program like Rep. Colin Allred going on Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Show to hype his campaign against Sen. Ted Cruz. Throughout the interview, host Desi Lydic would lob him easy questions about abortion and leave unchallenged his claims that…

Column: Jon Stewart, the Tribeca Trickster of Real Estate

March 29th, 2024 5:59 AM

On March 25, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart uncorked a typical not-so-funny sermon about how Donald Trump overvaluing real-estate properties was not a “victimless crime.” Trump has been found liable for fraud despite no banker or financier ever claiming Trump victimized them. It turns out Jon Stewart sold his Tribeca duplex for $17.5 million in 2014, but his tax assessor valuation…

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Daily Show Longs For Abortion In Spoof Ad Portraying GOP As Sexist

March 27th, 2024 10:17 AM

The cast of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show came together on Tuesday to put together a satirical movie trailer about a male GOP politician who becomes a woman after a “freak jacking off accident” and has an epiphany that the party needs to support abortion, all while portraying the party as a bunch of out-of-touch, sex-crazed misogynists.

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Daily Show Goes To Bat For CCP, Condemns TikTok Ban As Hypocritical

March 14th, 2024 10:00 AM

The cast of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show reacted to the overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in the House on Wednesday that would force ByteDance to divest from TikTok by accusing those in favor of hypocrisy and jealousy in a heavily sarcastic satirical news report.

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Stewart Asks If The Constitution 'Got Us Into This Mess'

March 12th, 2024 10:07 AM

Jon Stewart welcomed Harvard Prof. Steven Levitsky to Comedy Central and Monday’s edition of The Daily Show to promote his new book, Tyranny of the Minority, where he wondered if the Constitution is to blame for the “mess” the country finds itself in.

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Daily Show Warns Texas Is Being Invaded By... Republicans

March 8th, 2024 12:51 PM

Comedy Central sent Michael Kosta to Eagle Pass, Texas, to report on the border crisis for the Friday installment of The Daily Show, but according to him, the real crisis is about the reaction to the crisis as Texas is “attracting a flood of Republican governors, Congressional delegations, and even billionaire weirdos.”

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Late Night Hosts 'Cannot [Bleep] Believe' SCOTUS Took Trump Case

March 1st, 2024 10:48 AM

For the men of Thursday’s late night comedy shows, if the “MAGA justices” on the Supreme Court hand Donald Trump a victory by announcing they will hear arguments on his claim to have presidential immunity, it is “terrible news for democracy” because, for them, only when a court rules against Trump is it legitimate. They simply “cannot [bleep] believe” any other version of events.