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'Daily Show's' John Oliver Cries During Final Episode (Video)

John Oliver was overcome with emotion as he bid farewell to The Daily Show on Thursday night. The longtime correspondent, leaving for his own series on HBO, was remembered with a montage of his best moments during his final episode on the Comedy Central late-night program. After the trip down memory lane and host Jon Stewart 's accolades, Oliver began crying, visibly overcome with emotion.  Read More...   //feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/npjOd3sdi3A/story01.htm

Jon Stewart on ‘Duck Dynasty’: Phil Robertson Has Right to Say Ignorant S–t on TV (Video)

Jon Stewart weighed in on the controversy currently roiling the world of reality TV on Thursday, and his position on “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson’s suspension for anti-gay remarks put him in strange company. “The Daily Show” host admitted that he believed Robertson had a right to his opinions, even though he personally didn’t agree with them. That was roughly the position of most of Fox News’ stable of anchors, who declared that Robertson’s comments that homosexuality is analogous to bestiality had put him in host water with the “word police.” “I too have a problem with the word police,” Stewart joked. “It is by far the worst ‘Law & Order’ spinoff.”  Read More... //www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-duck-dynasty-phil-robertson-right-say-ignorent-s-t-tv-video/

‘Daily Show’: How Congress’ Budget Deal is Like the ‘Free Willy’ Ending

It’s a congressional miracle! News that Congress may have reached a budget deal that will help it avert another government shutdown was greeted with a series of hosannas by John Oliver on Wednesday’s “The Daily Show.” The agreement is modest in scale, but after a steady stream of legislative disasters, Oliver was left reaching for the proper cinematic moments of uplift to describe his euphoria.   Read More... //www.thewrap.com/daily-show-congress-budget-deal-like-free-willy/

Jon Stewart on Fox Commentator’s Brave Stance Against… the Pope (Video)

Never accuse Fox Business Channel’s Stuart Varney of backing down from a disagreement. As Jon Stewart noted on “The Daily Show” Thursday, the British journalist is presently at odds with none other than the Pope. So is CNBC’s Lawrence Kudlow. Both business commentators disagree with Pope Francis’ call for an end to unchecked capitalism.   Read More... //www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-fox-commentators-brave-stance-pope-video/

Jon Stewart on Johnson & Johnson Scandal: You Can’t Even Do That in ‘Grand Theft Auto’ (Video)

Jon Stewart obliterated the corporation loophole on Wednesday night’s “Daily Show,” where huge institutions pay severe sums of settlement money, but avoid admitting wrongdoing, and no decision makers go to jail. In the most recent egregious example, healthcare manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $2 billion to settle civil and criminal allegations against its wrongdoing. To which Stewart quipped, “I expect this from you, Johnson. But not you , Johnson.”   Read More... //www.thewrap.com/daily-show-jon-stewart-johnson-grand-theft-auto

Jon Stewart: Fox News Lives ‘In a World of Pure Fear and Despair’

Jon Stewart wondered on the “Daily Show” Tuesday what it’s like for Fox News to inhabit a “world of pure fear and despair” — especially around the holidays. Stewart noted several recent Fox News stories, including one about a YMCA hosting a special swim class for Muslim girls, and another about people being robbed on the street. Read More... //www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-fox-news-lives-world-pure-fear-despair/

Jennifer Lawrence gives Jon Stewart a real good talking to on 'The Daily Show'

Jennifer Lawrence was a guest on "The Daily Show" last night, and she really told Jon Stewart what's what. All while being totally awesome, as per usual.  Read More... //www.hitfix.com/comedy/jennifer-lawrence-gives-jon-stewart-a-real-good-talking-to-on-the-daily-show

Jon Stewart on Cocaine Congressman: Trey Radel Doesn’t Understand Rap (Video)

Jon Stewart says we should have seen the signs that Rep. Trey Radel, who pleaded guilty to cocaine possession this week, had a problem. First, the Florida Republican admitted that his favorite vacation spot is Cartagena, Colombia. He also was fond of describing himself as a “hip-hop conservative” and argued that Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power” isn’t about racism — it’s a call for small government.   Read More.... //www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-coke-using-congressman-trey-radel-doesnt-understand-rap-video/

Jon Stewart on Healthcare.Gov: Stop the Hurricane Katrina Comparisons (Video)

Things are looking bleak for President Barack Obama. His approval ratings keep sinking as his administration tries to fix technical glitches that have marred the online launch of his signature healthcare law. He’s been booed in public recently and there’s even been trouble on the home front,  Jon Stewart joked on Monday’s edition of “The Daily Show.” “He taped over his wedding video recently,” Stewart said. “He was just trying to record a very special ’2 Broke Girls.’” And the Obama administration’s headaches, has left the media grasping for the perfect historical comparisons to illustrate the bureaucratic disaster that is currently unfolding.  Read More... //www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-healthcare-gov-stop-hurricane-katrina-comparisons-video/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=jon-stewart-healthcare-gov-stop-hurricane-katrina-comparisons-video

Jon Stewart: Toronto Crack Mayor Denies Cunnilingus Allegations (Video)

Rob Ford, better known as the crack-smoking mayor of Toronto, admitted this week that he has bought illegal drugs while in office, but insists that there are some lines that he refuses to cross. As Jon Stewart noted on Thursday’s edition of “The Daily Show,” the pride of Canada steadfastly denies that he told a staffer that he ”wanted to eat her p—y” by noting that he was happily married and had more than enough to eat at home. “‘Oh that lady said I wanted to eat her p—y, I have an all you can eat p—y buffet at home,’” Stewart said while channeling the well sated mayor. “‘In fact the only thing that gets me through the ridiculous amount of non-stop cunnilingus I have to perform is the sweet relief of crack.’”  Read More... //www.thewrap.com/jon-stewart-toronto-crack-mayor-denies-cunnilingus-allegations-video/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=jon-stewart-toronto-crack-mayor-denies-cunnilingus-allegations-video