Although Jon Stewart is going to be missed during his three-month break from The Daily Show, John Oliver seems to be settling in nicely behind the desk.
It’s July 4th tomorrow, an important day – the most important? – for America, but one that’s been curiously untouched for the most part by movies or television. It’s not as if historical fiction/retellings are an unpopular genre in other media, so why don’t we see that much of it onscreen?
Every now and again, you’ll see something on television that will stop you in your tracks and make everything else you’ve seen recently pale in comparison. Which raises the question: Why does television so often fail to live up to its potential?
It turns out that George Lucas’ Jan. 5 appearance on The Daily Show was merely a preamble to something greater. Think of that too-brief interview with Jon Stewart as the New Hope to Star Wars Celebration’s Empire Strikes Back — a warm-up to “The Main Event.” That’s what they’re calling the just-announced hour-long live discussion […]
I can’t believe I was the only person watching last night’s Daily Show to think, hey! That’s Olivia Munn! What’s she doing there? Turns out, her appearance wasn’t a one-off stunt.