Jon Stewart http://www.kunc.org en Justice Scalia And Jon Stewart Concur Chicago Pizza Isn't Pizza http://www.kunc.org/post/justice-scalia-and-jon-stewart-concur-chicago-pizza-isnt-pizza Justice Antonin Scalia and Jon Stewart, host of <em>The Daily Show With Jon Stewart</em> on Comedy Central, are, gasp, in agreement!<p>Both have rendered scorching opinions on a major national controversy — pizza. Specifically, Chicago-style, deep-dish pizza.<p>For months, Stewart and Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel have been dueling on the subject, with Stewart ranting that deep-dish pizza "is not pizza." It is, he <a href="http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-november-13-2013/tower-record">said</a>, "tomato soup in a bread bowl ... Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:03:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 54149 at http://www.kunc.org Justice Scalia And Jon Stewart Concur Chicago Pizza Isn't Pizza John Oliver Steps Into 'Adult Clown Shoes' On 'The Daily Show' http://www.kunc.org/post/john-oliver-steps-adult-clown-shoes-daily-show John Oliver has brought oracular authority to a three-month fill-in stint on Comedy Central this summer. With Jon Stewart off directing a film, the anchor chair at <em>The Daily Show</em> has been occupied by the show's senior British correspondent, John Oliver, whose own stand-up show on Comedy Central is just beginning its fourth season.<p>Oliver tells NPR's Robert Siegel that being an anchorman is "a pretty weird experience, sitting behind that desk. I knew that I was going to have some almost comically oversized shoes to step into ... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 20:31:00 +0000 47584 at http://www.kunc.org John Oliver Steps Into 'Adult Clown Shoes' On 'The Daily Show' Egypt Ratchets Up Case Against Satirist, Threatens To Close TV Station http://www.kunc.org/post/egypt-ratchets-case-against-satirist-threatens-close-tv-station Egyptian authorities are stepping up efforts against a popular TV comedian known as the "Egyptian Jon Stewart" and are now threatening to revoke the license of the private TV station that airs his weekly program.<p>As we <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/03/31/175853719/egypts-jon-stewart-questioned-for-five-hours">reported Sunday</a>, satirist Bassem Youssef was questioned for five hours over accusations he insulted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and Islam.<p>Morsi's opponents say Youssef's questioning, along with arrest warrants issued against five anti-government activist Tue, 02 Apr 2013 23:17:00 +0000 Steve Mullis 42384 at http://www.kunc.org Egypt Ratchets Up Case Against Satirist, Threatens To Close TV Station Mail Containing Harmless Powdery Substance Sent To Congressional Offices http://www.kunc.org/post/mail-containing-harmless-powdery-substance-sent-congressional-offices Three different congressional offices have received mailings that contained a suspicious powdery substance.<p>Terrance W. Gainer, the Senate Sergeant at Arms, sent an email to congressional staff saying that a Senate State office and House District office received a mailing yesterday and a Senate State office received a letter today. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 22:42:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 22823 at http://www.kunc.org Halt In 'Colbert Report' Production Reportedly Due To Family Emergency http://www.kunc.org/post/halt-colbert-report-production-reportedly-due-family-emergency Provocateur comedian Stephen Colbert is known for many things. Silence has not been among them — until now. An abrupt suspension in his <em>Colbert Report's</em> production schedule sparked rumors online Thursday, after Comedy Central said it would air reruns for three days this week.<p>It seems the delay is due to a family emergency. <em><a href="http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2012/02/16/stephen-colbert-suspends-production-of-his-show/">The Wall Street Journal</a></em> reports that Colbert "suspended production of his satirical comedy show temporarily because of an emergency in Mr. Thu, 16 Feb 2012 21:27:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 22523 at http://www.kunc.org