This Week In Comedy: Labor of a season

This Week In Comedy: Labor of a season

Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers

This weekend marks the unofficial end of the summer. So it means one last chance to have a summer fling or sing a Grease song about it, that’s what the kids are doing these days right?

- The week started off with a lot of Emmy chatter, we made some early predictions then broke down where the funny parts were.

- John Oliver took pinatas to the toolshed.

- We learned that Mike Epps will play…

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Todd Glass visits “The Daily Show” to talk about busting out of the shed

Todd Glass visits “The Daily Show” to talk about busting out of the shed

Comedian Todd Glass stopped by The Daily Show to talk to Jon Stewart about his book, The Todd Glass Situation. Actually, he stopped by to talk about his shows at the DC Improv, but sneaky Stewart twisted the conversation. Glass talks a little about coming out of the closet — or, “busting out of the shed,” as he says.

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The trailer for Jon Stewart’s movie “Rosewater” has arrived

The trailer for Jon Stewart’s movie “Rosewater” has arrived

Rosewater

Jon Stewart’s directorial debut, Rosewater is set to release on November 7th. Last summer, Stewart took a summer hiatus from The Daily Show to go direct the film. John Oliver took over TDS hosting duties in Stewart’s absence.

The movie is based on the journalist Maziar Bahiri’s book, Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity And Survival. In 2009, Bahiri was covering an intense…

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Jon Stewart criticizes ESPN’s cringe-worthy coverage of Michael Sam

Jon Stewart criticizes ESPN’s cringe-worthy coverage of Michael Sam

Michael Sam has been making headlines as he competes for a spot on the St.Louis Rams’ roster this season as the NFL’s first openly gay player. He sacked obnoxious Johnny Manziel last week and had a great game, but screw all that relevant sh*t, let’s talk about his… showering habits. Sadly, that’s the subject ESPN is fixating on. Enter Jon Stewart. On The Daily Show, Stewart does a wonderful job…

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Too offensive on stage? Houston Baptist University calls cops on comedian Samuel J Comroe during stand-up performance

Too offensive on stage? Houston Baptist University calls cops on comedian Samuel J Comroe during stand-up performance

Samuel J ComroeLast night, comedian Samuel J. Comroe was performing stand-up at a college, something he’d done “hundreds and hundreds” of times before. But this time was a bit different for the comedian, he was a Houston Baptist College. The night appeared routine enough, Comroe arrived early and struck up a conversation with the folks in charge to talk about any restrictions they had on stand-up material.…

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