Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Fight Over Star Wars, Everybody Wins

The stars of Comedy Central's fake news hour are lending their support to the Star Wars: Force for Change initiative to benefit UNICEF by engaging in a hardcore battle to determine which of them is biggest fan. It's worth it to see Stewart be the one to take things too far, for a change. » 7/17/14 11:05pm 7/17/14 11:05pm

In Case You'd Forgotten How Awesome The Faculty Was...

...there are a bunch of clips on Youtube. Like this one, where the plucky high school students shoot the Principal in the head and then cause her to melt into a puddle of fizzy goop. There's also Jon Stewart's "eye sore," and the head on tentacles. And more! » 4/18/14 8:00pm 4/18/14 8:00pm

Jon Stewart Sends Noah Haters Back To Bible School

Darren Aronofsky's Noah premiered to a flood of negative nellies, naysaying about the gritty manner in which their favorite Biblical character was handled. "There wasn't enough God! Why was Noah drunk?" some complained. Thank goodness for Jon Stewart and The Daily Show, who actually picked up a Bible to educate the… » 4/09/14 11:30am 4/09/14 11:30am

Patrick Stewart performs a somber monologue as China's dying moon rover

China's Jade Rabbit (Yutu) lunar rover has broken down on the moon, and Sir Patrick Stewart has employed his thespian talents to pay tribute to the plucky robot explorer. On last night's Daily Show, Stewart dressed up as Jade Rabbit and bade a (goofy) bittersweet farewell to humanity. » 2/05/14 9:20am 2/05/14 9:20am

Bill Clinton explains how to jumpstart American innovation in science

Last night, Jon Stewart hosted Bill Clinton on The Daily Show to talk geopolitical policy, the cooperation between government and private sectors, science, technology and progress. It was a great interview, but it ran a little long, so some of Clinton's science and technology comments had to be cut from the televised… » 9/21/12 3:40pm 9/21/12 3:40pm

Neil deGrasse Tyson to Jon Stewart: "Your Earth is spinning the wrong…

Last night, Jon Stewart had astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson on The Daily Show to talk about the his new book, Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier. It's a great interview, but the highlight of the conversation definitely came towards the end of the exchange, when Tyson made his case for increasing space… » 2/28/12 11:40am 2/28/12 11:40am

Is Doctor Horrible rallying for sanity or fear? (Updated)

Doctor Horrible was spotted at this weekend's rally in DC announcing his credentials via sign. But whose side is he on: Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity or Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive? Updated with more scifi-themed signs! » 10/31/10 12:00pm 10/31/10 12:00pm

Top 10 best moments from Star Wars Celebration V

Last weekend, Orlando was filled with wampas, Ewoks, Jedi Knights, droids and Rancors, for the Star Wars Celebration V. Jon Stewart went toe-to-toe with George Lucas on stage, deleted scenes were revealed, and R2D2 got married. Here are the highlights. » 8/16/10 7:00am 8/16/10 7:00am

Celebs Ignore Dangers of Teleportation

Reading Rolling Stone's selection of interviews with white male-friendly celebrities about "the future" (in Bruce Springsteen's case, that means the year 1987) it quickly became apparent that one piece of fictional technology has surpassed the jet pack as the icon of our failed scientific process: the transporter.

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