Donald Trump’s long, dark speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this Thursday left many viewers pining for some comic relief. Luckily, they got that and more with the return of a familiar Jewish voice: Jon Stewart.
A trip down memory lane. On April 9, 2012, Jon Stewart this immortal monologue on the trials of trying to pass on his own heritage to his children in the an interfaith marriage — and discovering that one of the two religious heritages is built to be loads of fun and the other one is cloaked in relentless sadness. Hilarious, and deeply thought-provoking.
April Fools Day was eventful for comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart this year — and not because of a prank.
Jon Stewart may have left ‘The Daily Show’ before Donald Trump’s campaign got into its headline-stealing groove, but that doesn’t mean that the Jewish comedian can’t still take shots at the Donald.
Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart returned to his old stomping grounds last night to do what he as been doing for years: fight to get Congress to fund health care services for sick and dying 9/11 responders.
Noah’s peculiarly South African brand of humor might seem an odd choice to replace Jon Stewart’s Jewish shtick on the Daily Show. But Noah’s outsider status as a mixed race South African has long helped him get yucks in his homeland - and that same perspective could make him a big hit across the pond.
f you want to get a flavor of Trevor Noah’s “The Daily Show,” just take a look at his first guests - especially singer Ryan Adams.