Proving Jon Stewart Right

Although the Daily Show has taken great delight in lampooning our political class, over the years, Jon Stewart’s most frequent targets have been the American media. In fact, the Daily Show could be considered one longstanding reproach to an American media that focuses on celebrity and “infotainment” at the expense of what used to be called the “news of verification”–a media that […]

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CNN’s Reliable Sources Highlights Jon Stewart’s Role As A Media Critic

From the February 15 edition of CNN’s Reliable Sources courtesy of Media Matters: Tim PeacockTim Peacock is the Managing Editor and founder of Peacock Panache and has worked as a civil rights advocate for over twenty years. During that time he’s worn several hats including leading on campus LGBT advocacy in the University of Missouri campus system, interning with the […]

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Jon Stewart Calls Out Conservative Media Claims That Obama Is Destroying The Constitution

  From the November 17 edition of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show: The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive Tim PeacockTim Peacock is the Managing Editor and founder of Peacock Panache and has worked as a civil rights advocate for over twenty years. During that time he’s worn several hats including leading […]

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I’m Laughing So I Won’t Cry: Colbert on Climate Change

By Sheila Kennedy [Originally published at SheilaKennedy.net on November 11, 2014] Increasingly, the most trenchant commentary on what passes for a political landscape these days comes from avowed comedians–especially satirists like Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. (Satire is really hard these days, what with walking self-satirists like Sarah Palin, Louie Gohmert, et. al. I find myself looking at headlines and saying “Surely that’s […]

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When a Video is Worth a Thousand Words

By Sheila Kennedy [Originally published at SheilaKennedy.net on September 27,2014] Many of you have undoubtedly seen this clip from the Daily Show, in which Jon Stewart eviscerates members of the Committee on Science, Space and Technology. If you haven’t, you need to watch it; if you have seen it, you may want to watch it again, just to confirm that, yes, these really […]

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Watch Obamacare Misinformer Betsy McCaughey Walk Off Of An Interview With The Daily Show

From the September 11 edition of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Tim PeacockTim Peacock is the Managing Editor and founder of Peacock Panache and has worked as a civil rights advocate for over twenty years. During that time he’s worn several hats including leading on campus LGBT advocacy in the University of Missouri campus system, interning with […]

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The Daily Show Blasts Fox News’ Problematic Coverage Of Race In Ferguson

From the August 26 edition of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show: The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive Tim PeacockTim Peacock is the Managing Editor and founder of Peacock Panache and has worked as a civil rights advocate for over twenty years. During that time he’s worn several hats including leading on […]

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