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The Daily Show

  • Film

    November 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    The Daily Show, Colbert, Letterman Take on #Fangate

    Almost as soon as #fangate went down, people were already tweeting, "Well, The Daily Show ought to have a field day with that." Naturally, last night's comedy shows couldn't help but take on Rick Scott and Charlie Crist's bizarre debate tiff over an electric fan. In fact, Jon Stewart decided to le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Rick Scott Still Wants to Drug-Test Poor People

    At this point, Gov. Rick Scott has turned into your embarrassing uncle who won't stop ranting at dinner about how the government should drug-test everyone, no matter how clearly you explain that such a plan definitely violates the Constitution. Except in this case, it's the federal court system tha ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    The Daily Show and Colbert Blast Trey Radel

    The Daily Show and The Colbert Report have gotten to satirize a lot of things over the years, but they've never gotten a chance to rip into a sitting member of the U.S. Congress getting busted for drugs. That's because no such thing had happen during the shows' runs until Southwest Florida Congressm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    The Daily Show Rejoices in Florida Being Irrelevant This Election

    Here in Florida we still haven't decided who we're going to award our 29 electoral votes too, and unlike 2000 it doesn't matter one bit."For once, Florida's clusterfucker is irrelevant," declared Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. "It's like hearing, 'Good news America, the tumor on your dong is benign. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    The Daily Show Turns Out For University of Miami Obama Rally

    Yesterday afternoon, President Barack Obama led a rousing preacher-like rally in front of 9,200 supporters at the University of Miami BankUnited Center. Meanwhile, half-a-dozen Mitt Romney lovers on Ponce de Leon Boulevard held up signs screaming, "FIRE OBAMA."Inside, we tried to crash a taping for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    DNC 2012: Julian Castro Speech Makes for Some Awkward Signs

    Republicans are pros at pandering. When they come to Miami, they always appear at Versailles Café and rage about the Cuban regime. And, of course, they held their convention in Tampa last week in an effort to court curmudgeonly Florida voters.Democrats? Not so much. They are sure to have lost some ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Aasif Mandvi Explains Why The RNC Chose Tampa: "We Have the Best Strip Clubs in the World"

    Read our full gonzo guide to the RNC: "Fear and Loathing In Tampa"Screw Geraldo Rivera. Bugger off Wolf Blitzer. When it came time to pick a guide to this year's Republican National Convention in Tampa, we went with Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi. He may play a Middle Eastern correspondent on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Our Favorite Chick-fil-A Spoofs: Drag Queens, Nasty Cocks, and Gay KFC

    We knew that something good would have to come from the public relations debacle that Chick-fil-A is in the midst of. And we were right!Thankfully there are comedians that rock our world and shed light (and some much-needed humor) on whether to boycott or support a fast food restaurant that gives mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Rick Scott's Ridiculous Legal Challenges Have Already Cost Taxpayers Almost $1 Million

    When it comes to pushing new laws, Gov. Rick Scott has developed a predictable routine: 1) Propose clearly unconstitutional and possibly insane new law. 2) Get sued. 3) Inspire heavy Daily Show mockery. 4) Lose over and over again in court.While we all love the Daily Show fodder, steps two and four ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    The Daily Show Rips Rick Scott's Voter Registration Laws

    Among the number of new voter registration shenanigans being pursued by Gov. Rick Scott, perhaps his new law that requires third-party voter registration groups turn in forms within 48 hours seems the most arbitrary and bizarre. The Daily Show doesn't quite understand it either, so last night they s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 1, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Video: The Daily Show Asks Rick Scott to Pee in a Cup

    ​Remember in December when Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi was roaming around Tallahassee asking officials, including Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi to pee in a cup?  Well, the package finally made it onto the air last night.

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Watch Rick Scott Refuse to Pee in a Cup on The Daily Show

    ​Florida's law requiring the poor to pass a drug test before receiving welfare funds came under the scrutiny of The Daily Show last night. In an interview with Aasif Mandvi, bill supporter Representative Scott Plakon claimed that any recipient of taxpayer money should undergo drug testing. When Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Pam Bondi Hands Daily Show Reporter a Cup of Her "Urine"

    ​Daily Show reporters aren't that used to politicians outsmarting them, so kudos to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi for staying one step ahead of the political pranksters.After Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi asked Gov. Rick Scott for a cup of his urine yesterday, Bondi must have been tip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Michele Bachmann Can't Win Florida, Let Alone the Presidency; Here Are Five Reasons Why

    David Shankbone via Wikimedia CommonsWould you vote for this woman, Florida?​The nation is all atwitter over Michele Bachmann. Not only did she thoroughly corn-poll Iowa this past Saturday -- winning the state's straw poll over Smucker's jam spokesman Ron Paul -- but also the congresswoman claimed ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 9, 2011
  • Calendar

    May 12, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    The Daily Show: Rick Scott is Like Florida's Psychotic Stepdad

    ​We're really surprised it took this long for The Daily Show to sink its teeth into Florida Gov. Rick Scott. There's certainly ample material. The guy's political career is like a bad satire that somehow became real. Last night, Scott got the ire of Jon Stewart in a roundup of the nation's new bat ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Jon Stewart Addresses the Rick Sanchez Controversy And Then Salvages The Guy's Career

    ​Rick Sanchez's foot-in-mouth anti-Semitic tirade against Jon Stewart and The Daily Show left the world with two questions: 1) Is he gonna get fired? and 2) How much fun is The Daily Show going to have with this? The answers were "yes" and "a lot." Stewart ripped Sanchez apart last night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Rick Sanchez Fired By CNN

    After an ethnically-insensitive tirade against The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, CNN host and former Miami local news anchor Rick Sanchez has been fired by the network. Sanchez was ultimately done in by his big mouth.

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Was Christopher Hitchens a Cuban Revolutionary?

    The Daily Show With Jon StewartChristopher Hitchenswww.thedailyshow.comYou might be surprised to hear that Christopher Hitchens -- best-selling author and contributing editor for Vanity Fair -- toiled at a work camp for young revolutionaries in 1968 Cuba. Last week, on The Daily Show, he told Jon St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Jon Stewart Takes on Rekers' "European Gaycation" on The Daily Show

    ​The George Rekers and the rent boy scandal is at once very, very sad but also very, very hilarious. Following the mixed results of Jay Leno and Stephen Colbert, last night Jon Stewart took on the scandal on The Daily Show in a segment titled "European Gaycation."In the clip below starting at abou ... More >>

  • Film

    April 29, 2010
  • Calendar

    March 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    The Daily Show Explains Rick Sanchez: It's Like He's "Doing a lot of Coke"

    www.thedailyshow.comLike any good cable news freak out, Rick Sanchez's hyper-kinetic, geographically confused coverage of the Chilean Earthquake on CNN this weekend has been skewered by John Stewart on The Daily Show. Stewart's take: "I just realized something, Rick Sanchez delivers the news like a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Around Town This Weekend

    Creative Commons​Grab the weekend by its horns and ride till Monday.Friday    Tonight, Chicago's Casiotone for the Painfully Alone (whose moving, lo-fi sound has been described as "bedroom-synth") will play at Bar, the newly reopened, former Max Fish/PS14 space. Need more convincing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Miami Book Fair International Preview: That Guy From the Mac Commercials Can Write!

    Photo by Jan CobbJohn Hodgman​Minor television personality and big-time genius John Hodgeman is an expert on things that don't matter: Presidents who have hooks for hands. The perfect name for a Hobo. Monsters hunters. He'll be in town for the Miami Book Fair International (November 8-15)and is on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Noooooooo! Indie Film in Miami

    Hecker's next project is reported to be a Leonardo DiCaprio vehicle about the guy who invented Atari, so this may be your last chance to hear him speak in a relaxed venue.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalHerald Metro editor Manny Garcia has been tapped to take over El Nuevo Herald. [Pulp]Mindy Marques will take over some of his duties, and more editors are expected to lose there jobs soon. [Pulp]Taking an unconstitutional passage out of the Marlins stadium deal makes you a segregation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    News Roundup

    State Farm, the State's largest private property insurer, will stop insuring property in Florida. [NY Times]This seems to be a major thing, but Gov. Charlie Crist is just saying things like, "I don't really care." [Naked Politics]But, that's ok, he was too busy vetoing budget cuts today. Schools get ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 22, 2009

    Better than HDTV

    Two television regulars take the South Beach Comedy Festival stage.

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Toot! Toot! Mayor Diaz Hops Aboard the Pickens Plan Train

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  • Calendar

    January 1, 2009

    Bring the Pain

    Think you’re funny enough to headline a comedy show?

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Code Pink Inspires Shoe Puns

    Here is Calle Ocho's favorite protest group Code Pink throwing shoes at a guy in a Bush mask outside of the White House, because these very mature actions will end the Iraq War tomorrow. The Washington Post has decided to be a very wry version of The Daily Show, and documented the whole thing while ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008

    Senator Mel Martinez Appears on The Daily Show, Says He Supports McCain (Shocker)

    It seems everyone makes an appearance on Comedy Central's The Daily Show, which The New York Times says is more influential than ever, in order to score some cool points with the Gen X and Y set. John Stewart sits down with Florida Senator Mel Martinez and mild mannerly asks him about communist Cub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2008

    Daily Show takes on Obama's most intimidating opponent: Miami Beach's old Jews

    Perhaps its a bit too easy to take potshots at the All-You-See-is-Knuckles-on-the-Steering-Wheel set- the arthritic, lox-demolishing crowd of retired New York Jews that dominates South Florida by the strength of sheer numbers and an indomitable determination to be in bed by eight. But that simply do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2008

    Rappers or Republicans?

    In May, we posited that southern hip-hop and Fox News share much in common. Possessing both an anti-intellectual streak and a populist one, they’re beloved by red-staters and hated on by the coastal elites, be they liberals, hipsters, Ghostface or Nas. The piece concluded: If you're still not con ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 27, 2007

    Hells Yeah

    It’s NYE and we’re shaking it all night long!

  • Home Entertainment

    October 5, 2006

    Lewis Blows His Top

    DVD releases for the week of October 3, 2006

  • Calendar

    October 20, 2005
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    December 2, 2004
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    November 6, 2003

    Funny on a Daily Basis

    The Daily Show's Lewis Black grabs our mike

  • Calendar

    February 27, 2003
  • Culture

    January 3, 2002

    Rescue 9/11

    This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter

  • Culture

    May 25, 2000

    Inside the Soapbox

    Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth

  • Calendar

    October 1, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 1 - 7, 1998

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