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The Daily Show's Samantha Bee and Jessica Williams: Working in Political Satire Takes 'Bravery'

Originally posted 06/08/2015 04:05PM

In an interview with AOL's feminist platform MAKERS, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondents Samantha Bee and Jessica Williams open up about working in comedy and what it's like to be a woman in the industry.

"I remember getting that first laugh and being like, 'Holy crap, I want people to laugh at me again – I need them to laugh!' " Williams, 25, says of her entrance into sketch comedy in high school.

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Jon Stewart Calls Out the Media's Obsession with Caitlyn Jenner's Body: 'Welcome to Being a Woman in America'

Originally posted 06/03/2015 07:30AM

Jon Stewart is taking aim at the media for its obsession with Caitlyn Jenner's body.

"Caitlyn, when you were a man, we could talk about your athleticism, your business acumen," Stewart said on Tuesday's episode of The Daily Show. "But now you're a woman and your looks are really the only thing we care about."

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Watch 3 Scathing Takes on the Duggar Molestation Scandal | Funny or Die, The Duggars

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Watch 3 Scathing Takes on the Duggar Molestation Scandal

Originally posted 05/28/2015 08:35PM

The famously conservative Duggars seemed to be models of wholesome family life, but son Josh was hiding a dark past: He allegedly molested five young girls as a teen. Subscribe now for an inside look at the Duggars' dark family secrets, only in PEOPLE.

Though the future of their show remains uncertain, the Duggars still have a spot on TV – the reality stars are being ripped apart by comedians.

The Nightly Show's Larry Wilmore, The Daily Show's Jon Stewart and the brains behind Funny or Die have all ridiculed the family's handling of a dark scandal this week.

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From EW: Jon Stewart Helps Iraq War Veterans Find Jobs in TV | The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Jon Stewart

From EW: Jon Stewart Helps Iraq War Veterans Find Jobs in TV

Originally posted 05/26/2015 12:35PM

Stewart has been running a five-week immersive, internship-like program for troops to explore working in TV when they return home

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Jon Stewart Announces Last Daily Show Date

Originally posted 04/21/2015 07:45AM

If Jon Stewart's departure from The Daily Show didn't seem real before, it sure does now.

Stewart announced Monday night that Aug. 6 will be his final broadcast of The Daily Show before new host Trevor Noah takes over, Variety reports.

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Billy Crystal's Grandson Thinks Actor Owns the Buses That The Comedians Is Advertised On (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/16/2015 07:25AM

It can be weird having your face plastered on billboards and other signage across cities. Just ask Billy Crystal – or his grandson.

Crystal visited The Daily Show Wednesday, promoting his new FX series with Josh Gad, The Comedians, and he detailed some of the side effects of the show's promotional campaign.

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The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Defends Trevor Noah After Twitter Controversy (VIDEO)

Originally posted 04/07/2015 08:50AM

Soon after the announcement that Trevor Noah would replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show, some unsavory jokes from his Twitter feed were brought to light that resulted in some controversy for the South African-born standup.

The Daily Show returned from its hiatus on Monday, and Stewart, 52, made it clear that he's standing by his man.

Acknowledging the Twitter "kerfuffle," Stewart said, "without hesitation," that Noah "will earn your trust and respect ... Or not. Just as I earned your trust and respect ... Or did not," he joked. "Or sometimes earned it and then lost it and then kind of got it back and then it was like, 'F--- that guy!' "

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The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Defends Trevor Noah Amid Controversy: 'He Will Be Great'

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The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Defends Trevor Noah Amid Controversy: 'He Will Be Great'

Originally posted 04/01/2015 10:55AM

It took less 24 hours after the news that Trevor Noah would replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show for the new host to land himself in hot water when Twitter users called out the comedian for controversial remarks made on his feed.

Despite the drama, one of the the show's correspondents is defending Comedy Central's newest headliner.

"It's much ado about nothing," Aasif Mandvi said Tuesday during a LinkedIn discussion series with executive editor Dan Roth in New York City.

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New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah Accused of Anti-Semitism, Sexism and Transphobia over Twitter History

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New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah Accused of Anti-Semitism, Sexism and Transphobia over Twitter History

Originally posted 03/31/2015 02:10PM

Well, that didn't take long.

Within 24 hours of the announcement that he would replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah is already facing controversy.

Now that he's in the spotlight, Twitter users have been going through his feed with a fine-tooth comb – and were generally not thrilled with what they found.

For example, one Tweet from January 2012 reads, "Behind every successful rap billionaire is a double as rich Jewish man. #BeatsByDreidel."

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Trevor Noah to Replace Jon Stewart as Host of The Daily Show

Originally posted 03/30/2015 09:10AM



Today, in breaking fake news …

Trevor Noah, one of the The Daily Show's newer faces, will succeed Jon Stewart as host of the Comedy Central staple, the network said in a statement.

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