Does Jon Stewart Still Want to Be Funny?

Published Sep 30 2021 at 3:59 AM GMT
  • Cara Howe/Apple+In the six years since he left The Daily Show, Jon Stewart has made more appearances than anyone could have predicted on the network he once blamed for all of America's ills, Fox News.
  • As an advocate for causes like the health benefits of 9/11 first responders and veterans exposed to burn pits, he is always on-message, remarkably disciplined, and almost never funny.
  • So, as he geared up for what he has insisted is not a 'comeback" on Apple TV+, the big question is which Stewart viewers would be getting.
  • The hilariously scathing comedian who spent a decade and a half 'eviscerating' his political adversaries with jokes' Or the wise elder statesman who would rather find common ground with ideological opponents for the greater good "The titles of the first two episodes of his new show??War' and "Freedom"'might be the first clue.



  • Published Sep 30, 2021 3:59 AM GMT