Posts Tagged ‘The Daily Show’

Trevor Noah’s Seven Sets in Arlington Didn’t Eschew Controversy—Only His Own

The future Daily Show host didn't seem bitter about the Twitter controversy that surrounded the announcement of his new gig.

Marion Barry, the Butt of a Thousand Televised Crack Jokes

"There was so much white powder in D.C., people thought Marion Barry was mayor again."

ToDo ToDay: Elizabeth Gilbert, Raheem DeVaughn, and Rory Albanese

Elizabeth Gilbert’s name alone inspires a particular brand of hatred in some circles: Eat, Pray, Love was such privileged-white-lady bullshit, wasn't it? But recent interviews Gilbert gave to Mother Jones and the New York Times Magazine have me thinking that her first novel in 13 years, The Signature of All Things, won’t be so hated. Set in the 19th century, it stars [...]

This Could Be Funny: Fringe Is Humorous!

Your next seven days should be filled with laughter. The following could help.
Friday, July 22: Fringe: An Adult Evening with Shel Silverstein at Studio Theatre
The well-reviewed, not-for-children Fringe offering “An Adult Evening With Shel Silverstein” has one more performance. Don’t miss out on altering childhood memories by going blue. Any show that recommends not bringing [...]

Arts Roundup: I Will Send TBD Five Dollars if They Write About Something Besides The Daily Show Today Edition

The Lincoln Memorial attracts all sorts—tourists who block the sidewalk, labor rallies, Tea Parties, Greenpeace canvassers, Glenn Beck. But zombies? Yesterday, WaPo's Lisa DeMoraes reports, a horde of zombies (put your shotguns away horror fans, they were only actors) attempted to swarm the western end of the mall when they were turned away by the [...]