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  • Watch Tweedy Perform "Low Key" and "World Away" on "The Colbert Report"

    Watch Tweedy Perform "Low Key" and "World Away" on "The Colbert Report"
    Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, his 18-year-old son Spencer and their band, who collectively go by the name Tweedy, appeared on "The Colbert Report" last night to perform "Low Key" and "World Away." The two songs appear on the new album "Sukierae," which was...
  • Stephen Colbert to give Wake Forest commencement address

    Comedian Stephen Colbert is taking a break from shaping his upcoming late-night talk show to deliver Wake Forest University's commencement address. The private Winston-Salem university said Tuesday that Colbert will offer graduating students his thoughts...
  • Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors

    Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors
    For fans of late night political comedy, this is a very bad year. Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, the twin pillars of the genre, are vacating the hosting chair of their respective Comedy Central shows — Colbert to CBS where he takes control of...
  • Jon Stewart: Who will follow him?

    UPDATED: In the history of late-night television, Jon Stewart stands as a true innovator, and his run is coming to an end. He announced Tuesday night that he will be leaving "The Daily Show" after 17 years. "It is time for someone else," he said. ...
  • Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central

    Stewart's exit is no joke at Comedy Central
    With Jon Stewart leaving his post on "The Daily Show," the joke may be on Comedy Central. The departure of Stewart — who announced on Tuesday that he will exit his signature mock-news program sometime later this year — presents the 24-year-...
  • Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Nobody punctures blowhards better than Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'
    Less than two months after the departure of Stephen Colbert and the "The Colbert Report" and three weeks following the premiere of Larry Wilmore's "The Nightly Show," Jon Stewart, the man whose success made those shows possible, announced his retirement...
  • Jon Stewart is leaving 'The Daily Show' this year

    Jon Stewart is leaving 'The Daily Show' this year
     Jon Stewart, who turned his biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," will leave as host this year, Comedy Central said Tuesday. His departure was announced by Comedy Central...
  • Retired Smithsonian director leads search for Bethlehem museum

    Brent Glass' long career in the history business has brought him face to face with first lady Michelle Obama when she donated her inaugural gown to the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History. He's worked with treasured American relics like...
  • 'The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore' is off to a good start

    'The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore' is off to a good start
    Larry Wilmore, formerly the Senior Black Correspondent on "The Daily Show" -- a fake title for a fake news show -- Monday night assumed the real title of host of "The Nightly Show," Comedy Central's quite promising replacement series for the departed "The...
  • Colbert talks 'Serial,' calls Baltimore 'the same fictional city from The Wire'

    Colbert talks 'Serial,' calls Baltimore 'the same fictional city from The Wire'
    Stephen Colbert asked "Serial" producer Sarah Koenig a question last night that many fans of the hit podcast have been wondering: "Will that girl ever learn how to pronounce 'MailChimp'?" In addition to ribbing Koenig about the MailChimp sponsorship,...
  • For the record

    Stephen Colbert: In the Dec. 11 Business section, an article about the launch date for Stephen Colbert's new late night show on CBS said that the comedian was hosting a week of "The Colbert Report" shows from George Washington University in Washington, D....