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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to news stories, the Daily Show also has celebrities (and semi-celebrities) on for interviews with the host, Trevor Noah. Lampooning everything from televangelists to Charlton Heston ("I did not play a homo in Ben-Hur"), and shamelessly assigning faux-news epithets ("Newt Gingrich: Giant Toddler") Kilborn, Winstead, and the crew actually manage to report some real news from time to time. Written by Sam Hayes <gshayes@mail.gwi.net>

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The "head-smasher" clip that was used during Craig Kilborn's 5 Questions segment is from the film Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991), or "The Story of Ricky". See more »

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The globes in the opening credits span in the wrong direction until 2012. See more »

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Jon Stewart: [introducing oil executives] And finally, Exxon-Mobil CEO Lee Raymond, the only man who comes pre-caricatured for an editorial cartoon. You know, uh, I know one place you might want to start looking for oil... jowls...
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Open satire is a rare and beautiful thing...
28 January 2003 | by (Green Bay, Wi) – See all my reviews

First of all- I have a message for all those who said negative things about The Daily Show: WAKE UP! I don't know about the rest of you, but this show is a refreshing alternative to the shallow humor to be found in most of this country's comedy television.

Jon Stewart is an excellent host, just as all the correspondents and contributors are all great additions to the show. The show is a sure bet you'll get a laugh and it's a enjoyable way to keep up with the news without sitting through 24 hour news channels. Ha HA!

Rather than tuning into a predictable and annoying sitcome like saaaaay... Friends or Ally McBeal, try watching The Daily Show- you'll be glad you did.


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