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Jon Stewart Is Right: How Long Will the Media Play Trump’s Game?

A fleeting moment within the teaser for Axios’s interview with Donald Trump, the centerpiece of Sunday's “Axios on HBO,” tells all you need to know about how the president truly feels about his relationship to the media.

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'He Baits Them': Jon Stewart Explains Why Journalists' Willingness to be 'Personally Wounded' by Trump Undermines Coverage of Disastrous Policies

Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart distilled President Donald Trump's ability to control the political news cycle in an interview on Tuesday evening, explaining that the president has often succeeded in distracting the corporate news media from his damaging policies by launching direct attacks on the press itself.

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Dave Chappelle Urges America to Take Responsibility For Trump: He Get 'Too Much Credit'

This week, comedian Dave Chappelle sat for an interview on CNN at the Royal Albert Hall in London alongside Jon Stewart to discuss his thoughts on the Trump presidency, nearly two years since his election.

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Jon Stewart Rescues Two Goats Who Were Found Wandering Around on New York Subway Tracks

Legendary comedian Jon Stewart found himself in the news today for helping a pair of goats who themselves made headlines under extraordinary circumstances.

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Did the 'The Daily Show' Make Us Smarter Voters or Not? Two Satire Experts Face Off

There is a common thread to the writing of Steve Almond. Whether ranting about the comedy of Jon Stewart or the absurdity of football culture, his work is pointedly polemical — designed to shake up how we think, to push on the boundaries of our preconceptions and force us to ask better questions. Almond’s writing is at turns playful and deadly serious, and he loves to move from snark to analytical insight and back to snark. He is the author of nine books of fiction and nonfiction, including the New York Times bestsellers "Candyfreak" and "Against Football." His short stories have been anthologized widely, in the Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize, Best American Erotica and Best American Mysteries series. His essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post and elsewhere. He teaches at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and hosts The New York Times podcast “Dear Sugars” with fellow writer Cheryl Strayed.

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Jon Stewart Defends Samantha Bee: Trump Says 'C*nt' Instead of 'Please'

Jon Stewart on Sunday night defended his former protégé Samantha Bee's use of the word “c*nt” to describe White House adviser Ivanka Trump, suggesting the Trump administration's peal-clutching over Bee’s use of profanity is faux-outrage on the president’s part.

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This Clip of Louis C.K. on the Daily Show Is Particularly Chilling in Light of the Accusations Against Him

The accusations against Louis C.K. surprised many, maybe because the comedian doesn’t seem like “that kind of guy.” Roy Moore and Harvey Weinstein—sure, they seem like woman-dominating bullies. The performer of “Louie” fame, on the other hand, has always projected himself as sympathetic to the female worldview, on his show and in his standup performances. But one telling clip from a 2012 appearance on The Daily Show suggests that maybe we never really knew Louis C.K.

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Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart Team Up to Take Down 'Sociopath' Donald Trump

The audience went wild as CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert invited Jon Stewart on stage to provide a "counterweight" to his own commentary against President Donald Trump.

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Jon Stewart Surprises Dave Chappelle Audience With Hilarious Rant About Trump

Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a surprise appearance at a Dave Chappelle show at Radio City Music Hall Thursday evening, where he regaled the audience with his experiences involving President Donald Trump before the New York businessman was elected, reports Brooklyn Vegan.

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Jon Stewart Should Run for President

Two years ago, the suggestion that Jon Stewart should run for president would be met with satirical criticism. He does not have experience holding office, he is an entertainer, not a politician, and he's funny—too funny to be president. But times have changed dramatically. On Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, millions of Americans watched as Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio turned red and Donald Trump, a businessman who knows more about luxury hotels than foreign policy, was voted to the highest office in the land by the will of millions of Americans.

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Can Smarter Clickbait Save Us?

Recently, Jon Stewart and Bill Maher both challenged the press to do their job. I embrace their arguments as far as they go, but I embrace even more the format these two co-invented along with others: Honest clickbait news.

We need it now more than ever—now, in the 21st century ADD, or era when stimulus is available everywhere, too cheap to meter, too easy to access and we’re all easily distracted by it.

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