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HighDesertDJ

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Jul 8, 2015 - 05:15am PT
The Month of Zen has been amazing. So great to look back at the old styles, correspondents and the issues of the day. I remember so many of these shows. It's like opening a time capsule I made for myself but hosted by Jon Stewart.
apogee

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Topic Author's Reply - Aug 1, 2015 - 11:15pm PT
Stewart has been in interesting form these past coupla weeks...he's smelling the barn, and seems to be displaying a strong sense of 'I-don't-give-a-f*#k-itis' in every section of the show.

There seems to be a remarkable dearth of anyone out there who will eventually be able to fill his shoes. It's going to be a real bummer to lose him.
eKat

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Aug 2, 2015 - 04:48am PT
^ ^ ^ ^ I think he's got what's referred to as FIGMO - F*#kit I Got My Orders.

(It's a military term. I learned it from some old friends who were in the Navy.)
crankster

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No. Tahoe
Aug 2, 2015 - 07:12am PT
Ap, I think he'll return in a role even better than the one he has now. Such an important voice to call out the insanity that is the current Republican Party.
nature

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Boulder, CO
Aug 2, 2015 - 08:55am PT
agreed, we may not get his voice of reason four days a week but as the clown car debates ramp up there's no way he stays silent.
apogee

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Topic Author's Reply - Aug 7, 2015 - 12:22am PT
Awwww, man....it's over.

Funny to see longtime Stewart rivals and targets like McCain, O'Reilly, Christie be able to show up and roast him a little...with a smile.

'Bullshit is everywhere.' That section struck me as Stewart's soliloquy on what he had tried to do during his tenure, and his warning for the future.

And of course, the Boss had to be Stewart's own Moment of Zen.


We'll miss you, Jon. Thank you so very much.
pc

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Aug 7, 2015 - 08:13am PT

http://www.newyorker.com/cartoons/daily-cartoon/daily-cartoon-thursday-february-12th-jon-stewart?intcid=popular

Credit: pc
skcreidc

Social climber
SD, CA
Aug 7, 2015 - 11:26am PT
Seriously great show. And I don't watch TV. It wouldn't be funny if there wasn't truth buried in there; unfortunately he had SO much truth to work with.
crankster

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No. Tahoe
Aug 7, 2015 - 05:20pm PT
Must see...

zBrown

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Aug 7, 2015 - 07:31pm PT
Good man, that John and funny.
apogee

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Topic Author's Reply - Nov 4, 2015 - 12:42pm PT
Jon Stewart is coming back!!


Jon Stewart Signs Contract With HBO
“I’m pretty sure I can produce a few minutes of content every now and again.”

Michael McLaughlin
Reporter, The Huffington Post
Posted: 11/03/2015 01:40 PM

The next phase of Jon Stewart’s career will take him to HBO where he’s signed a production contract for four years, the cable channel announced Tuesday.

Stewart’s first project will be the creation of “short-form digital content” in which he riffs on “current events through his unique prism,” HBO said.

The short videos will appear on HBO Now, the channel’s streaming service. It’s unclear how much material Stewart will turn out, but his content will be “refreshed” multiple times a day, according to HBO’s statement.

“Appearing on television 22 minutes a night clearly broke me,” Stewart said in a statement. “I’m pretty sure I can produce a few minutes of content every now and again.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/jon-stewart-hbo_5638fadce4b079a43c04d0f3
nature

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Boulder, CO
Nov 4, 2015 - 12:48pm PT
either they backed up two Brinks trucks or the Clownstick and the psychopath are too tempting.
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