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Jon Stewart to Make Directorial Debut

Jon Stewart to Make Directorial Debut

Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS(NEW YORK) — Looks like Jon Stewart will have the summer off from The Daily Show. The Comedy Central host will make his directorial debut instead.Website Deadline New York reported that Stewart will take about 12 we…

Paul Krugman Scolds Jon Stewart for Platinum Coin Coverage

Paul Krugman Scolds Jon Stewart for Platinum Coin Coverage

Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg(NEW YORK) — In a “This Week” web exclusive, New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman sounded off on Comedy Central host Jon Stewart’s dismissive take on minting a platinum trill…

Jon Stewart Bans Hugh Grant From "Daily Show"

Jon Stewart Bans Hugh Grant From "Daily Show"

Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jon Stewart loves sparring with his Daily Show guests, but there’s one guy he never wants to see on his set again: Hugh Grant.Last week, at a Montclair, N.J., fundraiser he hosted with his Comedy Central…

Obama Defends Libya Response on "The Daily Show"

Obama Defends Libya Response on "The Daily Show"

ABC/Donna Svennevik(NEW YORK) — President Obama Thursday defended his handling of the deadly terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, rejecting the notion that his administration was “confused” in the wake of the assault….

Jon Stewart vs. Bill O’Reilly: Cable TV Heavyweights Spar in ‘Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium’

Jon Stewart vs. Bill O’Reilly: Cable TV Heavyweights Spar in ‘Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium’

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — It was billed as O’Reilly vs. Stewart 2012: The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium, a debate between powerhouse media personalities hosts Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart. It was very much a rumble. There w…

Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly Get Ready for DC Debate ‘Rumble’

Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly Get Ready for DC Debate ‘Rumble’

Brad Barket/Getty Images for Comedy Central(WASHINGTON) — Comedy Central talisman Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show, and his frienemy, Bill O’Reilly, the Fox News star commentator, are set to face off in a live-streaming debate Saturday night at 8 p…

Jon Stewart, Bill O’Reilly to Debate

Jon Stewart, Bill O’Reilly to Debate

Brad Barket/Getty Images for Comedy Central(NEW YORK) — Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly, two of television’s most-watched political commentators, are planning to face off in a presidential-style debate next month.Stewart and O’Reilly w…

The Colbert Report to Return

The Colbert Report to Return

Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Stephen Colbert will resume taping new episodes of his political satire show Monday.  The comedian mysteriously suspended production last Wednesday.Comedy Central and Colbert have n…

Super PACs and Their Confusing Role in Presidential Campaigns

Super PACs and Their Confusing Role in Presidential Campaigns

Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images(CHARLESTON, S.C.) — Newt Gingrich blames them for his downfall. They’ve spent twice as much money on ads in South Carolina than the candidates have themselves. And they’re not going anywhere.Super P…

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