Somber Jon Stewart Delivers Scathing Monologue About Charleston Shooting

Taylor Berman · 06/18/15 11:27PM

Jon Stewart’s monologue tonight was an impassioned, frustrated meditation on the Charleston shooting and other recent tragedies. “I didn’t do my job today,” he said. “I’ve got nothing for you in terms of jokes and sounds, because of what happened in South Carolina.”

Jon Stewart on The Daily Show: "I Think of Us as Turd Miners"

Hudson Hongo · 04/18/15 03:30PM

On Saturday, The Guardian published a story titled “Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show,” the result of a two interviews between the retiring host and writer Hadley Freeman. In it, Stewart offers a number of clear (if not particularly surprising) reasons for stepping down, including election cycle fatigue, diminishing personal returns from the show and a desire to spend more time with his family.

Jon Stewart Goes on CNN, Compares CNN to a Murderous Living Doll

Jay Hathaway · 11/17/14 04:25PM

CNN host and frequent Daily Show guest Fareed Zakaria had Jon Stewart on GPS to talk about his new film, Rosewater, but couldn't resist cornering Stewart into admitting he watches CNN. A pyrrhic victory, considering what Stewart had to say about the network.

John Oliver Hosted The Daily Show So Stewart Could Talk Rosewater

Jay Hathaway · 11/14/14 12:08PM

Jon Stewart's Rosewater, the directorial debut that took him away from The Daily Show this summer and set the stage for the ascension of John Oliver, is finally out. And, because Stewart wanted to talk about his movie on the show, he recused himself as host and summoned Oliver back to the non-premium cable desk.

Here's the Daily Show Segment on Ferguson You've Been Waiting For

Jay Hathaway · 08/27/14 10:05AM

Jon Stewart is back after the Daily Show's annual summer hiatus, and it seems he missed a few things, like the police killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. So, better late than never, we finally get Stewart's take on Ferguson—specifically, his outrage at the way the shooting and subsequent protests have been covered by Fox News.

Here's Jon Stewart Interviewing the Whole Wu-Tang Clan

Jay Hathaway · 08/07/14 10:05AM

Nearly the entire Wu-Tang Clan (R.I.P Ol' Dirty Bastard) appeared on the Daily Show last night to promote their 20th anniversary reunion album, A Better Tomorrow, setting up one of the most uncomfortable Jon Stewart interviews imaginable.

Here's the Real Reason Colbert Is Ending His Show

Jay Hathaway · 04/24/14 10:09AM

Last night, Stephen Colbert visited The Daily Show to personally explain to friend and rival Jon Stewart why he's decided to end his show. No, it's not to host Late Night—remember, the in-character version of Colbert won't be making that jump.