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The Daily Show: Ears Edition

Jon Stewart and The Daily Show News Team cover today's biggest headlines. The “Ears Edition” of The Daily Show features full episodes, extended content, exclusive interviews, and more.

Desi Lydic Covers The Buzz Around Women’s Basketball | Rep. Colin Allred

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  • 17 days ago
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Desi Lydic dives into Trump’s billion-dollar loss on Truth Social, the future of abortion in Florida following two major rulings, and how the media can't stop talking about what a moment women’s basketball is having. Plus, Josh Johnson and Desi try to decipher what happened at the three-point line when North Carolina took on Texas. And New York City has lost millions of dollars thanks to ghost plates, a new way of obstructing your license plate to avoid ticketing. Michael Kosta teams up with the city’s most infamous ghost (plate) buster to expose drivers and even cops who have employed this innovative method in the newest Thank Me Later. Plus, Representative Colin Allred of Texas’s 32nd District sits down with Desi Lydic to discuss running for Senate against Ted Cruz, his plans to protect and restore women’s reproductive rights, the importance of paternity leave, and what’s at stake in the upcoming election.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The House Votes to Ban Tik Tok | David Alan Grier

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  • about 1 month ago
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Desi Lydic and Michael Kosta weigh in on RFK Jr. shortlisting Aaron Rodgers as his VP pick, South Dakota governor Kristy Noem doing sponcon for a Texas dentist, and Ronny Chieng calls on America to step up its misinformation game after the House passed a bill to ban TikTok. Plus, from Elon Musk's anti-woke AI fail, to altered images of historical figures, Lewis Black has the solutions in the latest Back in Black. And Tony Award-winning actor, comedian, and star of the new film “The American Society of Magical Negroes” David Alan Grier stops by to discuss how his latest project satirizes the “magical negro” trope in film and TV, his experience auditioning for those types of roles in Hollywood, and the enduring legacy of “In Living Color.”See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Desi Lydic & Michael Kosta Reenact Biden's Deposition | Jane Marie

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  • about 1 month ago
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Desi Lydic and Michael Kosta celebrate Equal Pay Day and cover Lara Trump getting a job at the RNC with references from God and Donald Trump (in that order). Plus, after Special Counsel Robert Hur cites Biden's memory lapses during a five-hour testimony as proof that he's not mentally fit, Desi and Kosta attempt to paint a full picture with some Biden Testimony Theater. They also unpack the conspiracy theories around Kate Middleton’s whereabouts after the royal family’s photoshop flub. Plus, royal watcher Grace Kuhlenschmidt weighs in with updated photos of the missing Princess. Later, journalist and author, Jane Marie, discusses her new book “Selling the Dream,” which dives into the world of Multi-Level Marketing. She goes deep into the allures of MLMs, the top-down recruitment system, how they prey on underpaid women’s American dream, and the difficulty the FTC has in combatting them.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Ronny Chieng Reports On Trump's AI Attempt to Lure Black Voters | Yuval Noah Harari

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  • about 2 months ago
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Ronny Chieng explores the faux liberal policies of Kyrsten Sinema, who announced she's not seeking re-election, as well as the Trump team's push to court Black voters...with the help of A.I. Plus, Josh Johnson joins to discuss how Biden – and the Cookie Monster – are tackling shrinkflation on Sesame Street. Jordan Klepper heads to Raleigh for Super Tuesday to ask what Republicans will do if it once again comes down to Biden vs. Trump.And Historian and bestselling author Yuval Noah Harari joins Ronny Chieng to discuss his new children’s book, what evolutionary history can teach us about human responses like fears and cravings, and his concerns about AI and religions eventually being created by alien, non-human, intelligence.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jon Stewart Unpacks the GOP's "Migrant Crime" Narrative | Jonathan Blitzer

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  • about 2 months ago
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Jon Stewart discusses Biden and Trump’s recent visits to the Mexico border, how the GOP uses fear to advance their policy goals around immigration, and how the Democrats’ struggle to deliver on their espoused values. Plus, as SCOTUS unanimously rules in favor of Donald Trump, preventing states from kicking him off their ballot this election, Jon Stewart and Desi Lydic help Democrats get creative to prevent another Trump term. And Jonathan Blitzer, New Yorker staff writer and author of “Everyone Who Is Gone Is Here,” discusses with Jon Stewart the political dynamics at play that are preventing comprehensive immigration reform from getting passed in the U.S.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

How Viral Videos Brought Grace Kuhlenschmidt To The Daily Show

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  • about 2 months ago
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In this podcast exclusive, Grace Kuhlenschmidt, the newest member of The Daily Show news team, chats with segment director Sarah Hamblin about how her viral social media videos led her to The Daily Show. Grace also talks about the advice she got from former correspondents, her audition process, and how she hopes to bring a queer perspective to the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sloan Krosley on Grieving a Friend | Rex Chapman Talks Bouncing Back from Addiction

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  • about 2 months ago
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Michael Kosta sits with bestselling author, Sloane Krosley, to discuss her new book "Grief is for People," and how her book helps fill the gap in the lack of resources available to those who lost a friend. Also, former NBA player and "Owned" podcast host, Rex Chapman, talks about his memoir "It's Hard for Me to Live With Me." He shares his journey growing up as a basketball star, his battles with addiction, and how taking better care of his mental health helped him manage demons as he got older. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jon Stewart Tackles Israel - Palestine & Michael Kosta On Biden's Ice Cream Shop Press Conference

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  • about 2 months ago
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Jon Stewart covers the war in Gaza and suggests possible solutions to end the conflict. Plus, Michael Kosta gives us the scoop on Biden discussing a ceasefire in Gaza from the comfort of an ice cream parlor, CPAC's concert to celebrate Trump "winning" the 2020 election, and he and Ronny Chieng discuss Wendy's new surge pricing model.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Trump's SCOTUS Immunity Play & GOP Walks Back IVF Stance | Rex Chapman

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  • about 2 months ago
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Michael Kosta dives into the uncertainty of IVF following an Alabama Supreme Court ruling and a proposed FDA plan to label “healthy foods.” Also, Desi Lydic joins to discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to delay ruling on Trump’s immunity –– which is totally not politically motivated or anything. Dulcé Sloan stops by and dubs February 29 as “Black Women’s History Day,” a time to honor Black female history makers like Dr. Shirley Jackson, Kamala Harris, Lisa Leslie, and her own mom. Plus, former NBA player and “Owned” podcast host Rex Chapman sits down with Michael to discuss his new memoir “It’s Hard for Me to Live With Me,” which covers his time as a basketball star, his relationship with his father, and the road to recovery from addiction. He also shares his advice for young athletes and those struggling with addiction.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Michigan Dems Protest Vote & SCOTUS Tackles Bump Stock Ban | Sloane Crosley

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  • about 2 months ago
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Michael Kosta dives into the Supreme Court’s debate on whether bump stocks should be included in a machine gun ban, a lackluster Willy Wonka experience in Glasgow, and Joe Biden’s shocking performance in the Michigan primary. Plus, Jordan Klepper joins to offer up an additional Michigander point of view. The US Government’s Chief Neurologist, Dr. Dennis Lowry Stein (Troy Iwata), brings us behind the scenes on how he evaluates the mental fitness of America’s aging leaders, like Trump, Biden, Pelosi, and McConnell. Also, bestselling author Sloane Crosley sits down with Michael Kosta to discuss her latest book about grief, after suffering the loss of a close friend to suicide. They examine the lack of resources for grieving a friend, interpreting grim events through a lens of laughter, and fond memories of a long impactful friendship.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jon Stewart On Israel - Palestine | Murtaza Hussain & Yair Rosenberg

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  • about 2 months ago
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Jon Stewart weighs in on the war in Gaza and offers up a solution for ending the conflict. He also sits with the Intercept’s Murtaza Hussain and The Atlantic's Yair Rosenberg to discuss solutions for peace between Israel and Palestine, the United States’ involvement in the Middle East, and how the two journalists can have honest conversations even when they disagree. Plus, Jon Stewart bids a tearful goodbye to Dipper, his best boy and Daily Show OG. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Michael Kosta On Having Jon Stewart As His Monday ‘Opener’

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  • about 2 months ago
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In this podcast exclusive, Daily Show Correspondent Michael Kosta and Segment Director Sarah Hamblin discuss Kosta’s first experience sharing the desk with Jon Stewart, his Michigan upbringing, and what life lessons he learned from his recent piece in climate safe haven, Duluth, Minnesota.       See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Danai Gurira on "The Walking Dead" Spinoff | Jason Isbell Discusses His Album "Weathervanes"

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  • about 2 months ago
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Host Desi Lydic sits with actress, Danai Gurira, to discuss her role co-creating and executive producing the AMC spinoff "The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live" and the purpose behind her organization Love Our Girls. Desi also chats with Grammy-winning musician, Jason Isbell, to discuss his new album "Weathervanes" and how he found inspiration while filming "Flowers of the Killer Moon."See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jon Stewart’s Home Under Colbert’s Desk | The Late Show Pod Show with Stephen Colbert

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  • about 2 months ago
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Before Jon Stewart’s arrival back at The Daily Show offices, Jon had to make a quick stop at his old apartment: under Stephen Colbert’s desk at the Late Show. Will Jon manage to get his security deposit back? Stephen also recaps the highlights of Super Bowl LVIII in his special postgame super monologue and has extended interviews with stars John Krasinski AND Ryan Gosling, with moments on the podcast that didn’t air on TV. You can hear new episodes of The Late Show Pod Show with Stephen Colbert every day, wherever you get your podcasts.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nikki Haley's Misleading "Moderate" Reputation | Jason Isbell

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  • about 2 months ago
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Desi Lydic explores Nikki Haley’s campaign against Trump, and how she’s become characterized as the "moderate" candidate despite her staunchly conservative, and even extreme, policies. Meanwhile Beyoncé becomes the first Black woman to top the country charts, a new report gives more details about Commander Biden's White House biting spree, and Troy Iwata enjoys an unplugged morning thanks to a major AT&T outage. And Grammy-winning musician Jason Isbell discusses his latest album “Weathervanes,” sharing his method for approaching songwriting and how past real-life experiences and political issues like gun control inspire his songs. Isbell also reflects on his first experience acting on the set of Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon” and how filming inspired the songwriting on his latest album.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Fox News Reacts to FBI Informant Arrest | Maite Alberdi

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  • about 2 months ago
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Desi Lydic dives into Trump’s Laura Ingraham Town Hall and how Biden’s impeachment case is falling apart after informant, Alexander Smirnov, was revealed to be lying to the FBI. Plus, Jordan Klepper weighs in with some political analysis on Biden’s ability to be both a doddering old man and a criminal mastermind simultaneously. If climate change soon renders parts of the U.S. uninhabitable, then where are all the coastal elites supposed to go? Michael Kosta takes a trip to Duluth, Minnesota, the city of the future, to investigate how Californian climate refugees and displaced New Yorkers might fare in this snowy sanctuary city. And Maite Alberdi, director of the Academy Award-Nominated documentary film “The Eternal Memory,” talks to Desi about the five-year-long process of making this intimate film about a husband and wife living with the husband’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis, why she chose to tell this as a non-linear love story rather than a story about deterioration, and how this journey taught her first-hand about the importance of integrating people with dementia-related illnesses and their caregivers into society.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Desi Lydic Reports On Alabama's New Reproductive Law | Danai Gurira

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  • about 2 months ago
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Desi Lydic dives into Nikki Haley's struggle to remind people she's still running for President, Trump's ludicrous comparisons to Alexei Navalny, and his latest grifts which include a shoe line and fragrances. Plus, Josh Johnson chats with some sneakerheads to see if Trump's new sneakers pass the eye test. Also, a new ruling in Alabama says that all unborn children, even frozen embryos, qualify as people under state law. Desi breaks down the implications for abortion rights and people going through IVF, while Ronny Chieng celebrates his new low-maintenance tax write-off. And “The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live” star, Danai Gurira, chats about co-creating and executive producing the new spinoff AMC miniseries, continuing the journey of Michonne and Rick Grimes, how “The Walking Dead” connects families across generations, and founding Love Our Girls to advocate and celebrate women and girls around the world.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jon Stewart on Tucker Carlson's Putin Interview | Melissa Murray and Kate Shaw

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  • 2 months ago
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In response to online backlash over his criticism of Joe Biden last week, Jon studies Tucker Carlson's interview with Vladimir Putin in Russia for a lesson in speaking "of course" to power. Plus, Michael Kosta reports from North Korea to demonstrate how nice life under a dictatorship can be. And constitutional experts and “Strict Scrutiny” podcast co-hosts, Melissa Murray and Kate Shaw, join Jon to discuss Donald Trump’s “platinum due process plan” and the judicial system’s handling of the cases against Trump. The law professors also discuss the threat of Trump’s presidential immunity and whether the former president will ever stand trial for the Jan. 6th insurrection.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jordan Klepper Dishes On The Latest Trump and Haley Rallies

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  • 2 months ago
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In this podcast exclusive, Daily Show contributor Jordan Klepper and supervising producer Ian Berger dish on all the behind-the-scenes moments from the latest Trump and Haley rallies in South Carolina, what didn’t make it into the piece, and what it's like to have Jon Stewart back in the building.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Killer Mike Sweeps the Grammys with "Michael"| Cord Jefferson Unpacks "American Fiction"

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  • 2 months ago
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Host Jordan Klepper chats with rapper Killer Mike about his recent sweep at the 2024 Grammys for his album "Michael," how working on this project brought him closer to God, and his efforts to encourage activists to take action in their communities. Plus, writer and director Cord Jefferson joins Klepper to discuss the success of his film, "American Fiction," and the power of leaning into art that makes us uncomfortable. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.