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  • Larry Wilmore on What He’s Learned from Jon Stewart

    Apr 15, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *Before Larry Wilmore spun off from “The Daily Show” to “The Nightly Show,” the actor, writer and producer was able to soak up some valuable knowledge under the tutelage of Jon Stewart. As the show’s resident Senior Black Correspondent, it was Wilmore’s task to extract humor from issues of race that would make headlines. With […]

  • Jewish Org Out to Nix Trevor Noah As Jon Stewart’s Replacement

    Apr 11, 15 by Qwest7 7 Comments

    *The American Jewish Congress is not happy about Trevor Noah replacing Jon Stewart as the host of “The Daily Show.” And they want to something done about it. On Tuesday (April 7), the AJC started circulating a letter requesting signatures on a petition to block Noah from becoming “The Daily Show” host, according to TheGrio.com. […]

  • ‘Daily Show’s’ Jon Stewart Says Give Trevor Noah a Chance (Watch)

    Apr 7, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *As expected, Jon Stewart had the back of his “Daily Show” successor Trevor Noah on Monday’s broadcast, calling the incoming host “incredibly thoughtful and considerate and funny and smart.” It was Stewart’s first chance to comment on the hubbub over some of Noah’s past tweets that were deemed sexist and anti-Semetic. The tweets were uncovered […]

  • Comedy Central Defends Trevor Noah Amid Social Media Backlash

    Mar 31, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Comedy Central is asking critics of its future “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah not to judge him solely for what he posts on Twitter. As previously reported, the network encountered a social media backlash when old tweets from the 31-year-old comedian that made him seem sexist and anti-Semitic were brought to light. “Like many comedians, Trevor […]

  • Trevor Noah Criticized for Tweets About Jews, Women

    Mar 31, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Less than 24 hours after Trevor Noah was announced as the successor to Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show,” backlash has hit social media. Past tweets sent out by the 31-year-old comedian are now being called into question as either anti-Semitic… Behind every successful Rap Billionaire is a double as rich Jewish man. #BeatsByDreidel — […]

  • Trevor Noah to Replace Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’

    Mar 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *South African comedian Trevor Noah has been chosen as Jon Stewart’s replacement on “The Daily Show,” the New York Times reports. The 31-year-old made his debut as a contributor to the satirical program in December. His first appearance took aim at racial tensions in Ferguson, saying: “I never thought I’d be more afraid of police […]