Jon Stewart, Plastic Gun Attack NRA, "Paranoid Fear" of Future

Jon Stewart, Plastic Gun Attack NRA, "Paranoid Fear" of Future

Following a holiday hiatus, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show returned to the air this week - just in time to take on the pressing topic of gun control.

The host kicked off last night's episode by introducing a segment known as "Scapegoat Hunter," in which he took the NRA to task for blaming incidents such as the Newtown shooting on everything EXCEPT guns.

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The Rumble 2012: Who Won?

The Rumble 2012: Who Won?

Jon Stewart took on Bill O'Relly in The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium last night, a debate between the Comedy Central and Fox News host held at George Washington University.

And, unlike the actual Presidential Debate, both sides actually showed up this time.

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9/11 Remembered: Jon Stewart Asks "Are You Okay?"

9/11 Remembered: Jon Stewart Asks "Are You Okay?"

On September 20, 2001, Jon Stewart returned to work for the first time since the terrorist attacks that changed a city and a nation forever just nine days earlier.

In the uncomfortable and emotional position of welcoming viewers to a show based on parodying politics and current events, the New Jersey native delivered a heartfelt monologue in which he initially asked everyone at home:

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Jon Stewart Bashes NBC for Opening Ceremony Cutaway

Jon Stewart Bashes NBC for Opening Ceremony Cutaway

Slamming NBC's coverage of the Summer Olympics has become as much of a sport these days as swimming, archery or basketball.

The network is not airing many key events as they happen. It's even spoiling its very own primetime tapings by announcing the winner of various races earlier in the day. It's a mess all around.

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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Sign New Comedy Central Deals

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Sign New Comedy Central Deals

The Comedy in Comedy Central will remain intact during the 11 p.m. hour for at least another few years:

The network announced today that both Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have signed new deals to remain in their respective posts at The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.

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Stephen Colbert Transfers Super PAC to Jon Stewart, Forms Exploratory Committee For Presidential Run

Stephen Colbert Transfers Super PAC to Jon Stewart, Forms Exploratory Committee For Presidential Run

Boosted by a poll showing him leading Jon Huntsman in South Carolina, Stephen Colbert kicked off his Comedy Central show Thursday by bringing out his lawyer, Trevor Potter, to discuss the logistics of a possible presidential run.

The first order of business: Colbert's Super PAC. A candidate can't run a political action committee, even if said committee supports said candidate and raise unlimited funds.

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