Like so many others, I was saddened to hear that Jon Stewart plans on retiring from hosting the Daily Show later this year. What I will miss the most is the light he shone on the way the news stories can be distorted. Stewart’s analysis of news reports is a sorely needed skill in an… Read More Jon Stewart, Brian Williams, and Free Content Obsession
Late nighters such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report are favourites of mine not only because they provide viewers with intelligent humour (well at least, most of the time…) but also because they provide us with lots of food for thought. And as any long term reader of Sahar’s Blog… Read More Democracy in Space: More than naming a NASA node
There are millions of ways of talking about racism, but sometimes the best way is the simplest and funniest way. Check out a funny yet very sobering clip from The Daily Show here.
It has been a week since Stewart vs Cramer started, and it feels like it’s not going to stop anytime soon. Had Jon Stewart opened a can of worms, detonated the proverbial keg of gunpowder or are people simply bored? Whatever the case, it makes for some interesting reading. Here are some of the best… Read More Jon Stewart vs Jim Cramer: the follow-up continues
I have been following-up on the Stewart-Cramer interview (as the title of this post might have led you to believe) and the blogosphere is filled with posts and commentaries. But I have to be honest: the comments readers leave behind are sometimes a lot more interesting that the posts they were left on. For example:… Read More Stewart vs. Cramer: Follow-up
For all its worth, the Stewart-Cramer showdown might have served one purpose: to give birth to a man not only brilliant in his analysis of the economy, but who has learned the hard lesson of humility (and no, I did not mean humiliation). Because while my admiration for Jon Sterwart increased exponentially for being so… Read More Sterwart vs Cramer: In Cramer we might be able to trust?
Apparently not, since the jokes seemed to centre mostly on the fact that our politics (language and streets) are so much cleaner than those in the States, and the fact that the Queen of England still plays a (more or less) active role in our politics. December 8th’s edition of the Daily Show with Jon… Read More Canadian Politics make it to the Daily Show: Are we in that much trouble?