Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 25 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Daily Show, The
Indecision 2004. There was a hilarious segment with Colbert in which Colbert predicted Bush the winner by a landslide, as if it were the day of elections. Funny. Go to comedycentral.com-- all of the show's funniest clips are there. Thanks for taking the quiz!
John Edwards. While on the show months before, Edwards promised to announce his candidacy on the show in response to a joke from Jon. Much to Jon's surprise, Edwards really did come back to do just that! Jon: "You may have to do that again, on some other show, because...uh, I don't think it counts here." That was followed by Stephen Colbert's analysis of the announcement as a "campaign killer". =)
Mess o Potamia. It was used all through the war, and afterward, during the reconstruction.
the California recall. The show took a rather wry look at the recall, feeling that it was a sure go for Schwarzenegger. And it was.
Steve Carrell. Usually starts off innocently enough with a recipe, then descends into chaos. =)
Samantha Bee. About the environment and natural disasters.
Ed Helms. About progress and technology.
lewis black. Lewis Black is also a standup comedian.
New York, NY. It lends that certain indie cred to the show...=) Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Rob Corddry, and Steve Carrell all live in Manhattan.
Steve Carrell and Nancy Walls. After season 4, Nancy Walls pretty much stopped doing pieces for the show. Correspondents Samantha Bee and Jason Jones were also married.
2000. The comedy routine introduced him to drugs, drinking and smoking. He quit all those bad habits.
standup comedian. One of his most famous routines was "Unleavened".
a phone book. Craig Kilborn put the phone book on Jon's chair to make fun of the fact that Jon is quite short, and might need it to make him appear taller.
Craig Kilborn. Craig Kilborn went on to have his own late night talk show.
September 1996. The Daily Show is like a half hour version of "Weekend Update". It hails itself as a "fake news show"-- but for a fake news show, gets a lot of influential politicans on it!
|What year did Jon Stewart take over as the host of "The Daily Show"? ||"The Daily Show"
1999. "The Daily Show" won 2 Emmys in 2003. The first award was Best Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program. The second was Best Variety, Music or Comedy Series.
Craig Kilborn. Craig Kilborn left "The Daily Show" to host "The Late Show" on CBS.
|This former senior correspondent used to host a weekly feature about food and cooking. What is his name?||"The Daily Show"
Steve Carell. Steve Carrell's role in "Anchor Man" was hilarious. He played the mentally challenged weather man.
|Who was the senior correspondent who covered the 2004 World Series victory of the Boston Red Sox?||"The Daily Show"
Rob Corrdry. Rob Corddry is also from Boston.
|What is "The Daily Show's" title name for their updates on the War in Iraq?||"The Daily Show"
"Messopotamia". "The Daily Show" attempts to make the most serious situations funny and informative. From the 21st century US war in Iraq to the fall of Enron, "The Daily show" is there to mock it.
|What is the name of the book that "The Daily Show" cast released in 2004?
||"The Daily Show"
"America (The Book)". "America (The Book)" is also available on audio CD narrarated by the cast of "The Daily Show". It is a comedic take on the history of democracy and the American government.
|Many men and women in politics are guests on "the Daily Show". What politician was not a guest on the show during the 2004 Presidential campaign? ||"The Daily Show"
George W. Bush. Jon Stewart tried to get the President on "The Daily Show" and promised he would be nice. He made this known on many occasions during the 2004 campaign.
|"Daily Show" senior correspondent Steven Colbert has a weekly bit that centers on religion. What is it called? ||"The Daily Show"
"This Week In God". Steven Colbert is also the voice in the hilarious "SNL" cartoon "The Ambiguously Gay Duo" and is a featured actor in Comedy Central's "Strangers with Candy".
|One of the weekly features of "The Daily Show" is "Back in Black". Who is the sharp-tongued comedian who hosts this segment?
||"The Daily Show"
Lewis Black. Lewis Black is a great political and topical comedian. He has a fantastic DVD that features 90 minutes of his stand-up.