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Grand Central Publishing
For almost 17 years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart brilliantly redefined the borders between television comedy, political satire, and opinionated news coverage. It launched the careers of some of today's most significant comedians, highlighted the hypocrisies of the powerful, and garnered 23 Emmys. Now, for the first time, the people behind the show's seminal moments come together to share their memories of one of America's most groundbreaking shows.--...
For sixteen years, this program was a game changer in television, blurring the line between opinionated news reportage and comedy. It launched careers, lampooned legions of public figures and garnered eighteen Emmys. Now the fascinating behind the scenes antics, controversies and relationships will be chronicled by legendary host Jon Stewart and the players themselves.
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers
"The ten essays in this interdisciplinary collection explore the issues engendered by the popularity of entertainment news, including the role of satire in politics, the declining level of trust in traditional sources of media, the shows' cathartic or informational function, and the ways in which these shows influence public opinion"--Provided by publisher.
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