The Daily Show
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Tuesday, February 04, 2014
By Julie Whitaker : Social Media Editor
Jon Stewart ribbed the mayor over an incident last month in which he used a knife and fork to eat pizza at a Staten Island restaurant, and gave him the chance to make amends.
Thursday, September 05, 2013
By PJ Vogt
It's hard to talk about the ideas or politics behind comedy news, because while we all know that they're important and influential, we also know that because they're entertainment, you can't talk seriously about them without sounding like a dummy. So let's sound like dummies for a moment!
Comedian Aasif Mandvi tells On the Media's Brooke Gladstone why he initially said no to working on The Daily Show
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Comedian and actor Aasif Mandvi is best known as The Daily Show's resident "Senior Muslim Correspondent," but he's also a skilled stage actor with credits including the critically acclaimed play "Disgraced" and the 2002 Broadway revival of "Oklahoma!"
Mandvi recently sat down in The Greene Space with On the Media host and managing editor Brooke Gladstone to talk comedy, Broadway and the challenges that South Asian actors face in finding roles that don't aim to typecast them. ("Can you put on this turban, sit on this carpet and pretend you're flying?" he quipped.)
Watch as he tells Gladstone why he initially declined an audition at The Daily Show, what his first day there was like and what Bruce Springsteen had to do with it.
Monday, November 05, 2012
The election season would be downright depressing, if not for the laughs. What better person to help us laugh at the long and arduous election year than Lizz Winstead, political satirist and co-creator of The Daily Show?
Friday, May 11, 2012
Over the past few years, The Daily Show has grown into a cultural phenomenon and a political powerhouse. But when The Daily Show began in 1996, Comedy Central was a tiny network with few cable subscribers. Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show, writes in her new memoir, "Lizz Free or Die," that the show's remarkable success was predicated on the "gold mine of comedy material" on television news.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Wyatt Cenac is best known as "The Daily Show" correspondent behind popular segments like "Black to the Future" and "Rapper or Republican." When he is not working for "The Daily Show," Cenac’s is acting and performing as a stand-up comedian. His current project, hosting the fourth season of "AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange," is a documentary series profiling men and women from across the African Diaspora — including California punk band Fishbone, a 26-year-old solar energy entrepreneur in Mali, and a minister’s daughter who plays calypso music.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
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Friday, January 29, 2010
Last week the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York opened its exhibition on 'The Drawings of Bronzino,' showcasing the work of a man who may just be the best painter nobody cares about.
Agnolo Bronzino was one of the leading painters and poets of sixteenth-century Italy. But ...