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How Jon Stewart really spent his summer vacation (Video)

How Jon Stewart really spent his summer vacation (Video)

By | August 27, 2013 at 1:00 pm | No comments

While Jon Stewart will return to The Daily Show on Sept. 3, there's still a lot of questions as to what exactly he was doing during his summer vacation. Ok, not really. We know he was in the Middle East directing his first movie. But what fun is reality, ya know? Over the course...

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John Oliver and Daily Show comedians perform for American troops in the Middle East (Photos)

John Oliver and Daily Show comedians perform for American troops in the Middle East (Photos)

By | August 27, 2013 at 11:12 am | No comments

You would think after hosting The Daily Show for the entire summer while Jon Stewart was away directing his first movie, John Oliver would take some time off to unwind. But he and fellow Daily Show co-horts – comedians/writers/producers Rory Albanese, Adam Lowitt and Elliott...

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Rob Riggle, Wyatt Cenac return to Daily Show to blast John Oliver on his last day (Video)

Rob Riggle, Wyatt Cenac return to Daily Show to blast John Oliver on his last day (Video)

By | August 16, 2013 at 12:25 pm | No comments

Last night we bid adieu to John Oliver as host of The Daily Show. Like saying goodbye to a much loved substitute teacher, the parting was bittersweet; we can't deny our excitement at seeing our old leader return from paternity leave (a movie is kind of a baby when you think...

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Louis C.K. on Rolling Stone cover with Boston Bomber: F*ck Rolling Stone (Video)

Louis C.K. on Rolling Stone cover with Boston Bomber: F*ck Rolling Stone (Video)

By | July 23, 2013 at 12:39 pm | 16 comments

Rolling Stone can go suck it. On last night's The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, John Oliver asked Louis C.K which of Rolling Stone's compliments he'd prefer on his tombstone: "The funniest comedian in America" or "jerkoff genius." In response, C.K. said, "They put that kid on the...

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Stephen Colbert and John Oliver sound off on George Zimmerman verdict (Videos)

Stephen Colbert and John Oliver sound off on George Zimmerman verdict (Videos)

By | July 16, 2013 at 1:59 pm | No comments

After a two-week hiatus The Daily Show and The Colbert Report had plenty of news to cover. But after Saturday’s controversial verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, both sounded off on what has become the centerpiece of every news network's discussions over the past three...

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DOMA is overturned and Daily Show correspondents Al Madrigal and Jason Jones get married (Video)

DOMA is overturned and Daily Show correspondents Al Madrigal and Jason Jones get married (Video)

By | June 27, 2013 at 8:08 am | No comments

Yesterday the Supreme Court finally overturned a nearly 20-year law that defined "marriage" as the union between a man and a woman only-- aka the Defense of Marriage Act, aka DOMA. As a result gay couples will now enjoy the same federal benefits straight married couples have for...

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Paula Deen issues video apology for being racist, but not before John Oliver and W. Kamau Bell have their say (Updated)

Paula Deen issues video apology for being racist, but not before John Oliver and W. Kamau Bell have their say (Updated)

By | June 21, 2013 at 3:43 pm | No comments

UPDATE-- 5:10 pm ET: Paula Deen has been fired from the Food Network. Her contract is up in June and it will not be renewed, the network confirmed. ---------------- Last night on Totally Biased, W. Kamau Bell took on Paula Deen after a deposition surfaced in which it was...

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John Oliver on Sarah Palin: We can just ignore her (Video)

John Oliver on Sarah Palin: We can just ignore her (Video)

By | June 18, 2013 at 8:23 pm | No comments

John Oliver opened his second week as host of The Daily Show with a rant on Sarah Palin’s return to Fox News. After viewing a short video reel of all of the crazy things the former governor had to say in one hour, Oliver had a moment of revelation. “We can just ignore...

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John Oliver is great as The Daily Show host, obviously (Video)

John Oliver is great as The Daily Show host, obviously (Video)

By | June 11, 2013 at 1:14 pm | No comments

If last night was the first time you ever watched The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – we’re making believe, ok?! – you would’ve simply assumed that Jon Stewart was a 35 year-old British dude. But what did you expect? Oliver has been nothing but brilliant through his...

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