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‘The Daily Show’ Crashes During Live Trump Parody

Comedy Central’s The Daily Show suffered a technical glitch during a live broadcast late Thursday night as the program debuted a Rosie O’Donnell-narrated skit mocking Donald Trump, who had just finished speaking at the Republican National Convention.

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Blue State Blues: American Youth, Beyond the ‘Daily Show’

This week, Jon Stewart broadcast his last episode of The Daily Show. It was perhaps appropriate that his swan song coincided with the first Republican presidential debate of the 2016 election. The Obama era, which Stewart did as much as anyone to create and sustain, is ending.

Obama on Daily Show: ‘Government Works Better Now Than It Probably Ever Has’

“Government works better now than it probably ever has, given what we ask it to do,” he said confidently, assuring that he was able to improve many functions of government during his time as president. He argued that government agencies were full of people who worked hard and cared about helping people, but admitted that it was slow and often time failed to function properly.

Obama: ‘Real’ IRS Scandal Is That It’s ‘Poorly Funded’

Obama explained that accusations that they were specifically targeting conservative organizations was false and that IRS employees were simply implementing laws passed by Congress “poorly and stupidly” The taped interview is Obama’s last for the Daily Show with Jon Stewart and was covered by the White House press pool, but will air later tonight.

Trevor Noah (Twitter)

Now the Left Turns on Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah had barely endured 12 hours of conservative criticism about his past Twitter comments when the left began to voice its outrage, as well. Liberal critics focused in particular on Noah’s jokes about women. Yet while both left and right seized on Noah’s Twitter feed, the spirit of criticism was not quite the same for each.

Trevor Noah (Reuters)

New Daily Show Host’s Tweets on Israel, Jews Cause Alarm

Trevor Noah, the newly-named replacement for Jon Steward on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, is still an unknown quantity to many Americans. Curious fans and critics, eager to learn more about the South African comedian, have been combing the Internet for clues, and have turned up troubling comments about Israel and Jews that have some wondering if the new host will, like Stewart (Leibowitz), take to hiding his Jewish-sounding name to avoid controversy. (I kid.)