The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart


You can tell from the title of the book that it is about the popular tv talk show The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. In fact, it is the complete, uncensored history of the show, as told by its correspondents, writers, and host.

For seventeen years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart reshaped the borders between comedy, political satire, and opinionated news coverage. The amazing thing about the show was that it launched the careers of some of today's most significant comedians. It highlighted the hypocrisies of the powerful politicians, and was garnered 23 Emmys. The book takes you to the show's behind-the-scenes gags, controversies, and camaraderie are chronicled by the players themselves, from legendary host Jon Stewart to the star cast members and writers plus some of The Daily Show's most prominent guests and adversaries.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart was a cultural touchstone and this book gives the readers and the show fans the oppertunity to learn how the people behind the show's seminal moments worked together on the last-minute rewrites, improvisations, pranks, romances, blow-ups, and moments of Zen both on and off the set of one of America's most groundbreaking show.







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