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  • Jon Stewart, a force in comedy and news, will leave 'The Daily Show'

    Jon Stewart, a force in comedy and news, will leave 'The Daily Show'
    Jon Stewart plans to step aside as host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" later this year, ending a 16-year run that changed the way Americans view the news. Stewart, 52, made the announcement at the end of his show Tuesday in New York. Under his...
  • Iraq book market comes back to life seven years after bombing

    Iraq book market comes back to life seven years after bombing
    The crowds were so large that we had to approach Mutanabbi Street from the river, coasting across the Tigris in a small wooden motorboat under gray skies. Disembarking on the docks below a statue of the 10th century Iraqi poet Abu Tayeb Mutanabbi, we...
  • Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news

    Jon Stewart to exit, and that overshadows the Brian Williams news
    It isn't often that worlds collide with such tweet-sweet poetry as happened Tuesday with the consecutive announcements of Jon Stewart's retirement from "The Daily Show" and Brian Williams' six-month suspension from "NBC Nightly News." One can only...
  • Jon Stewart's greatest 'Daily Show' interviews

    Jon Stewart's greatest 'Daily Show' interviews
    On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart can make any celebrity promotional appearance fun with his laid-back shoot-the-bull style. But occasionally, his full intellect is engaged, most generally by interviewing someone from the political sphere. Or an author....
  • Brian Williams: Harmless bragging or malicious lies?

    Brian Williams: Harmless bragging or malicious lies?
    These are tough times for NBC's Brian Williams — and tougher times for journalism. The NBC newsman was suspended Tuesday night for six months amid charges that he misremembered or conflated wartime incidents he reported on from Iraq and Israel. He...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Arrow' on KTLA

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Arrow' on KTLA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 8 - 14, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Mentalist A young psychic (Alex...
  • Jon Stewart and Brian Williams: 'Fake news' overshadows a 'serious news' crisis

    Jon Stewart and Brian Williams: 'Fake news' overshadows a 'serious news' crisis
    To the editor: Once again, The Times has presented its readers with two articles on the front page that offer contrasting characteristics — this time in the delivery of the news itself. ("NBC's Brian Williams, in stunning fall from grace, gets six-...
  • Jon Stewart discovers the secret of Sarah Palin's mangled syntax

    Jon Stewart discovers the secret of Sarah Palin's mangled syntax
    To the untrained ear, Sarah Palin's speeches can often sound like a garbled word salad of slogans and buzz words stitched together in the outline of a coherent thought. But on Monday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart got to the bottom of why the former Alaskan...
  • Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show' this year

    Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show' this year
    Jon Stewart will step down as host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” this year, ending a 16-year run that changed the way Americans view the news. Stewart, 52, made the announcement to his studio audience as he recorded Tuesday...
  • Brian Williams gaffe leads him to brink of public impeachment

    Brian Williams gaffe leads him to brink of public impeachment
    Producer Jane Craig: "You could get fired for things like that." Newscaster Tom Grunick: "I got promoted for things like that." "Broadcast News" (1987) We cast our TV newscasters much the way we cast our political leaders. It's as easy to imagine...
  • Jon Stewart seals the Show on Raw

    Jon Stewart seals the Show on Raw
    On Monday's Raw, Jon Stewart showed what happens when you put a charismatic celebrity who actually is a fan of wrestling on television. Anyone who watched Raw through the "guest host" period knows what usually happens when a celebrity is on the show....