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Jon Stewart's FIFA corruption explainer is comedy even soccer haters can love

The Justice Department announced indictments Wednesday (May 27) against a number of officials involved in FIFA, soccer's international governing body. The case is a byzantine trail of corruption and bribery spanning more than two decades.Fortunately, Jon Stewart is here to make sense of it. He devoted the opening segment of Wednesday's "Daily Show" to the case, which, as he puts it, "started Jennifer Lawrence ago."He breaks down how wide-ranging the charges are -- "you know you're corrupt when the indictment ends with 'and so on'" -- and just why the U.S. government is bringing the case against an international sporting body with headquarters in Switzerland.RELATED: Jon Stewart urges other shows to steal his idea for hiring veteransAs it turns out, a number of the alleged crimes were planned in the United States, and money passed through U.S. banks. "Americans may not watch soccer," Stewart says with a glint in his eye, "but we will gladly... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Zap2it/~3/JTKvx6LRrnw/jon_stewarts_fifa_corruption_explainer_is_comedy_even_soccer_haters_can_love-2015-05

Daily Show With Trevor Noah Gets Start Date from Comedy Central (Video)

Trevor Noah will officially takeover as Daily Show host on Sep. 28, Comedy Central said on Thursday. Here is the tweet that broke the news, more to come:   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/daily-show-with-trevor-noah-gets-start-date-from-comedy-central/

Jon Stewart Slams FIFA for 24 Years of Alleged Corruption: "Started a Jennifer Lawrence Ago"

The 'Daily Show' host got a chance to try on some of the past few decades' more outlandish fashions.   Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/-gcdzkxoU28/story01.htm

Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore riff on Duggar scandal

How did Nightly Show host Larry Wilmore spend last week, when both his program and Jon Stewarts Daily Show took a brief break? I just kind ofdisconnected and caught up with my favorite TV show, the comedian told Stewart as Daily prepared to hand the baton to ...   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/ejwYjOI_PyI/jon-stewart-larry-wilmore-duggar-scandal

Jon Stewart and Larry Wilmore Mock '19 Kids' Scandal: "I Love Those Duggars" (Video)

Wilmore is a little out of the loop, praising the TLC show for promoting "togetherness and good, old-fashioned values."   Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/8ZkSXvKllqc/story01.htm

Jon Stewart urges other shows to steal veteran TV boot camp idea

Over the last three years, "The Daily Show" and host Jon Stewart have been developing a TV/film industry boot camp aimed specifically at military veterans. They didn't publicize what they were doing, so most people haven't heard about it -- until now, as Stewart is urging other shows to develop something similar and bring more veterans into the entertainment industry."This is ready to franchise. Please steal our idea," Stewart tells the New York Times. "It isn't charity. To be good in this business, you have to bring in different voices from different places, and we have this wealth of experience that just wasn't being tapped."RELATED: Samantha Bee is done with the late-night TV sausage-festThe program came about because Stewart was asked by American Corporate Partners, a nonprofit group that works with finding mentor/mentee relationships, to help a veteran find a job in television. But Stewart didn't want to simply "drop his name," says ACP founder... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Zap2it/~3/tVxMKrUnIxQ/jon_stewart_urges_shows_steal_veteran_tv_boot_camp_idea-2015-05

Jon Stewart Blasts Fox News Rich Buffet of Bullsh-t Over Poverty and Obama (Video)

Jon Stewart took aim at Fox News again on Wednesday, hitting his favorite target for its hypocrisy when it comes to poverty. The Daily Show host played clips of Fox News hosts recently saying President Obama doesnt talk about poverty enough. He then showed a clip of a recent talk the President had on poverty. But Fox didnt credit the president, Stewart pointed out. Instead, they highlighted the fact that he said Fox News tries to make the poor look bad on its air.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-blasts-fox-news-rich-buffet-of-bullsh-t-over-poverty-and-obama-video/

Jon Stewart Rips Jeb Bush: Mentioning George W. Bush Is Like Wearing an I Fk Dogs T-Shirt (Video)

Jon Stewart ripped into some of the newest Republican candidates Tuesday, saving special scorn for Jeb Bush, who hasnt even formally announced yet. The Daily Show host played a clip of Bush telling Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly he would have still invaded Iraq knowing what we know now.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-rips-jeb-bush-mentioning-george-w-bush-is-like-wearing-an-i-f-k-dogs-t-shirt-video/

Jon Stewart Mocks Deflategate Suspension: Tom Brady Is "Muscle Jesus" Who "Wins Again"

Stewart doesn't think Brady will be bothered one bit by getting held out for the first four games of the NFL season.  Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/kElyNfSeDOE/story01.htm

Jon Stewart Obliterates Tom Brady Over Deflategate: Tommy, You Cheating F-cker! (Video)

Jon Stewart has seen it all in 16 years, but the deflated balls scandal surrounding Tom Brady and the Patriots is unprecedented, the Daily Show host said Thursday. He f-cking knew, Stewart said, recounting the evidence revealed in the Wells report that shows damning text messages that seem to show Tom Brady knew his game footballs were deflated before the Patriots-Colts AFC Championship game in January. One of the guys in the locker room, at the behest of Tom Brady , called himself the deflaterwhat was the other guys nickname? Joey cheats at football?'Stewart railed.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-obliterates-tom-brady-over-deflategate-tommy-you-cheating-f-cker-video/
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