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By Rob Bruner Source Comedy Central’s Michele Ganeless oversees TV’s most hilarious lineup. But she’s serious about challenges like Stephen Colbert’s departure.

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By StephenSmile64 Source On November 24, 2013, I had the pleasure to attend yet another Stephen-related event. This time, it was to benefit the Montclair Film Festival. The event, “Jimmy Fallon, in Conversation with Stephen Colbert,” was an absolute delight!

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By Anna-Neko Source This was my second time going (went with a friend last year), and just the day before got to experience ‘The Daily Show’ too!

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By Abigail Nehring Source In the world of Iranian actor Kambiz Hosseini, almost everything about his country’s presidential elections is side-splittingly funny. “Becoming the president of Iran is like making a James Bond movie,” Hosseini said in a recent CBCRadio program. “The characters stay the same, but they just keep changing the actors.” He goes […]

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By Bassem Youssef Source Somewhere in the middle of Manhattan in New York, before entering the studio, I sat on my chair in the room allocated for guests.

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By Mike Giglio Source Two blocks from Tahrir Square, hidden amid the chaos and faded buildings of downtown Cairo, Bassem Youssef’s studio projects the optimism of an earlier age. It’s housed inside the Cinema Radio building, modeled after Radio City Music Hall and constructed in the 1930s, during the golden era of Egyptian film. After […]

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By Greg Sullivan Source Inspired by The Daily Show, a political satirist took to the airwaves of the fledgling democracy.

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If you exhibit more than four of these symptoms, consult your doctor. That, or go into politics. Studies show you’re knowledgeable enough for it.

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Sometimes truly random things can make a fan happy. These…are two of these things.

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It’s harder to parody a reputation for strict reasonableness, but after the Stephen Colbert Facts, we could hardly let Jon Stewart down.

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Moontower Interview: Hasan Minhaj

By Robert Faires Source Getting hired as a correspondent for The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was, without question, a great break for Hasan Minhaj. But it isn’t as if the 29-year-old comedian was sitting around waiting for his cell to ring. This is a guy who in just a few years has made a mark in stand-up, […]

October 2nd, 2013: The Taping ReporT!

By Anna-Neko Source This was my second time going (went with a friend last year), and just the day before got to experience ‘The Daily Show’ too!

You Know You’re A Fake News Junkie When…

If you exhibit more than four of these symptoms, consult your doctor. That, or go into politics. Studies show you’re knowledgeable enough for it.

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