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

The sexiest Subway product placement you're ever likely to see

What sort of foot-long sandwich does Summer Glau like? Find out in quasi-pornographic detail, involving a thigh-knife, in this clip from last night's Chuck. Which also guest-starred Rob Riggle as that guy from The Daily Show. Spoilers ahead! » 11/16/10 8:30am 11/16/10 8:30am

Avatar Offers The New Path To Salvation

Kudos to Comedy Central's The Daily Show for managing to tie together Tiger Woods' infidelity with James Cameron's Avatar in a way that worryingly paves the way for a brand new cult that you just know will actually come true. » 1/05/10 3:20pm 1/05/10 3:20pm

Tom Hanks Explains His Antimatter Issues With Star Trek

Our lovable everyman, Tom Hanks, stopped by the Daily Show to talk Angels and Demons and the big antimatter problem, which incidentally isn't a problem at all. So what's the deal with Trek then? » 5/13/09 11:20am 5/13/09 11:20am

Daily Show Explains Why There's A 50/50 Chance Of Apocalypse

Last night's Daily Show revealed the horrible truth behind the dangers posed by the Large Hadron Collider... as well as introducing a whole new way of calculating probability. Thank God someone's explaining science so simply. » 5/01/09 1:07pm 5/01/09 1:07pm

America 0, Science 1

Lifting the ban on stem cell funding wasn't just a change in one federal policy, according to last night's Daily Show... it was proof that the USA has finally abandoned its War on Science. » 3/17/09 12:52pm 3/17/09 12:52pm

Can You Handle John Hodgman's Gift Of Knowledge? No, You Cannot

Other writers may claim we're living in a science fictional world, but only the Daily Show » 10/30/08 2:42pm 10/30/08 2:42pm's professional know-it-all John Hodgman has the wherewithal to demonstrate it conclusively, with a rain of facts. Hodgman's new book, , is the only place you will discover unshakable certitudes about the Brain Shark, a…