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The Daily show (the book) : an oral history as told by Jon Stewart, the correspondents, staff and guests

by Smith, Chris (Author)

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For almost 17 years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart brilliantly redefined the borders between television comedy, political satire, and opinionated news coverage. It launched the careers of some of today's most significant comedians, highlighted the hypocrisies of the powerful, and garnered 23 Emmys... Full description

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Summary: For almost 17 years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart brilliantly redefined the borders between television comedy, political satire, and opinionated news coverage. It launched the careers of some of today's most significant comedians, highlighted the hypocrisies of the powerful, and garnered 23 Emmys. Now, for the first time, the people behind the show's seminal moments come together to share their memories of one of America's most groundbreaking shows.-- adapted from book jacket.
Physical Description: xviii, 459 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography: Includes index.
ISBN: 1455565385
9781455565382
Author Notes:

Chris Smith was born in 1970 and attended University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Graduate Film Program in 1995 after completing his film American Job. He met Mark Borchardt while editing American Job, and began filming a documentary about the making of Mark's psychological thriller Coven. Both films played at the Sundance Film Festival, and American Movie won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary. Sony bought the picture for $1 million. In 2016 Chris collaborated with Jon Stewart on the book The Daily Show: An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests which made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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