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'''Jon Stewart''' (born '''Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz''' on November 28, 1962) is an [[American]] [[liberal]] [[comedian]], who hosted of the [[Oscars]] in 2008.
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'''Jon Stewart''' (born '''Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz''' on November 28, 1962) is an [[American]] [[liberal]] [[comedian]], whose hosting of the [[Oscars]] in 2008 set the modern record for its '''''smallest''''' number of viewers: it "drew the worst ratings ... of the modern era. Whoever came because of Stewart was more than offset by those who tuned out."<ref>http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/movies/2011/11/billy-crystal-what-if-the-oscars-want-to-stay-old.html</ref>
Stewart appeared in several terrific movies, including "Big Daddy," "The Faculty," "Half Baked," and "Death To Smoochy." Because he makes fun of ridiculous poorly informed and blind to the truth conservatives especially in relation to Fox News, he is despised by all those on the far right.
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Jon Stewart has described himself as "more of a [[socialist]] or an [[independent]] than a Democrat."<ref>http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0012/15/lkl.00.html</ref> Even though he has a Jewish background [[Roger Ailes]] mentioned that Stewart told him he is an [[atheist]] ; although with no real claim, his religious view remain in question.<ref>[http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2010/11/18/roger-ailes-says-jon-stewart-told-him-hes-atheist-and-socialist#ixzz15j5QaQnF Roger Ailes Says Jon Stewart Told Him He's an Atheist and a Socialist, Newsbusters.org, November 18, 2010]</ref> He is best known as the host of [[Comedy Central]]'s ''[[The Daily Show with Jon Stewart]]'' and for his political satire.
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Stewart appeared in several bad movies, including "Big Daddy," "The Faculty," "Half Baked," and "Death To Smoochy." Because his movies almost always do very badly (critically and financially) people say that there is a "Jon Stewart Curse" that he brings to all his movies.  
  
Stewart held a "Rally to Restore Sanity" on October 30, 2010, and the following Tuesday voters wrongly elected more conservatives into the house causing the current political standstill.
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Jon Stewart has described himself as "more of a [[socialist]] or an [[independent]] than a Democrat."<ref>http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0012/15/lkl.00.html</ref> [[Roger Ailes]] mentioned that Stewart told him he is an [[atheist]].<ref>[http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2010/11/18/roger-ailes-says-jon-stewart-told-him-hes-atheist-and-socialist#ixzz15j5QaQnF Roger Ailes Says Jon Stewart Told Him He's an Atheist and a Socialist, Newsbusters.org, November 18, 2010]</ref> He is best known as the host of [[Comedy Central]]'s ''[[The Daily Show with Jon Stewart]]'' and for his political satire.
  
Much to the thrill of the media (lamestream makes you sound like an idiot seven-year old), Stewart will be having a pay-per-view online debate with Fox News host and extremist conservative with stubborn anger problems [[Bill O'Reilly]] on October 6, 2012, at George Washington University, with proceeds going to charity.<ref>[http://www.therumble2012.com/index.html The Rumble 2012]</ref>
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Stewart held a "Rally to Restore Sanity" on October 30, 2010, and the following Tuesday voters elected [[conservatives]] in an historic landslide.
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Much to the thrill of the lamestream media, Stewart will be having a pay-per-view online debate with Fox News host [[Bill O'Reilly]] on October 6, 2012, at George Washington University, with proceeds going to charity.<ref>[http://www.therumble2012.com/index.html The Rumble 2012]</ref>
 
==Early Life==
 
==Early Life==
 
Stewart was born in Lawrenceville, [[New Jersey]]. He graduated from the [[College of William and Mary]] in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1984, where he studied psychology and played on the men's [[soccer]] team.
 
Stewart was born in Lawrenceville, [[New Jersey]]. He graduated from the [[College of William and Mary]] in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1984, where he studied psychology and played on the men's [[soccer]] team.
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Stewart lives with his wife Tracey Stewart (née McShane) in New York City. They have two children.
 
Stewart lives with his wife Tracey Stewart (née McShane) in New York City. They have two children.
 
==Books==
 
==Books==
Jon Stewart has co-written, with other writers of ''The Daily Show'', ''[[America (The Book)|America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction]]'', which satirizes the American political system, and ''Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race''. Both are crude books full of creative humor recommended for mature audiences due to the inclusion of swearing, vulgarity and sexual references. Both contain a satire criticizing the [[extremist]] political right and supporting more reasonable views.
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Jon Stewart has co-written, with other writers of ''The Daily Show'', ''[[America (The Book)|America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction]]'', which satirizes the American political system, and ''Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race''. Both are crude books full of sophomoric humor such as swearing, vulgarity, tasteless sexual references, and objectionable Photoshopped pictures. Both contain a heavy [[liberal]] slant.
 
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*''[[The Daily Show]]''
 
*''[[The Daily Show]]''
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Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz on November 28, 1962) is an American liberal comedian, whose hosting of the Oscars in 2008 set the modern record for its smallest number of viewers: it "drew the worst ratings ... of the modern era. Whoever came because of Stewart was more than offset by those who tuned out."[1]

Stewart appeared in several bad movies, including "Big Daddy," "The Faculty," "Half Baked," and "Death To Smoochy." Because his movies almost always do very badly (critically and financially) people say that there is a "Jon Stewart Curse" that he brings to all his movies.

Jon Stewart has described himself as "more of a socialist or an independent than a Democrat."[2] Roger Ailes mentioned that Stewart told him he is an atheist.[3] He is best known as the host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and for his political satire.

Stewart held a "Rally to Restore Sanity" on October 30, 2010, and the following Tuesday voters elected conservatives in an historic landslide.

Much to the thrill of the lamestream media, Stewart will be having a pay-per-view online debate with Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on October 6, 2012, at George Washington University, with proceeds going to charity.[4]

Early Life

Stewart was born in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1984, where he studied psychology and played on the men's soccer team.

Family

Stewart lives with his wife Tracey Stewart (née McShane) in New York City. They have two children.

Books

Jon Stewart has co-written, with other writers of The Daily Show, America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction, which satirizes the American political system, and Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race. Both are crude books full of sophomoric humor such as swearing, vulgarity, tasteless sexual references, and objectionable Photoshopped pictures. Both contain a heavy liberal slant.

See Also

Notes and References

  1. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/movies/2011/11/billy-crystal-what-if-the-oscars-want-to-stay-old.html
  2. http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0012/15/lkl.00.html
  3. Roger Ailes Says Jon Stewart Told Him He's an Atheist and a Socialist, Newsbusters.org, November 18, 2010
  4. The Rumble 2012