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Jon Stewart

Datum narození: 28. listopad 1962

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Jon Stewart je americký komik, moderátor, politický satirik a spisovatel. Je známý díky satirickému zpravodajskému pořadu The Daily Show na kabelové televizní stanice Comedy Central.

Začínal jako stand-up komik. Ale brzo začal uvádět televizní show Short Attention Span Theater. Na MTV měl vlastní show a uváděl You Wrote It, You Watch It. V roce 1999 se stal tváří The Daily Show, kterou spoluprodukuje a podílí se na ni autorsky. Po jeho příchodu si pořad získal popularitu a v roce 2001 byl oceněn první cenou Emmy. Stewart je autorem několika knih, America : A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction se stala v roce 2004 bestsellerem.

Je ženatý s Tracey McShane, se kterou má syna Nathana Thomase a dceru Maggie Rose. Své rodné jméno Leibowitz si nechal úředně změnit na Stewart v roce 2001.

Citáty Jon Stewart

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„I mean, it's so hard to make Russell Crowe look like he got in a fight.“

— Jon Stewart
Context: I really thought that the make-up artist for Cinderella Man should have won. I mean, it's so hard to make Russell Crowe look like he got in a fight.

„Nothing bad ever happens to Jews again.“

— Jon Stewart
Context: 1300 BC: God gives Ten Commandments to Israelites, making them His Chosen People and granting them eternal protection under Divine Law. Nothing bad ever happens to Jews again.

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„I believe his hip tried to escape.“

— Jon Stewart
Context: Robert Novak] apparently, they say, broke his hip. I think it's not the case. I believe his hip tried to escape. C-SPAN interview, October 14, 2004

„I thought I was just ordering cable.“

— Jon Stewart
Context: I signed up for what? I thought I was just ordering cable. Chicago Tribune, August 12, 1998; on signing on as host of The Daily Show.

„Peoples' senses of humor tend to go about as far as their ideology.“

— Jon Stewart
Context: I think the metric by which television is considered liberal is literally based on the metric of liberalism in each person's soul. Peoples' senses of humor tend to go about as far as their ideology. On whether The Daily Show is liberal.

„I'm not going to be your monkey.“

— Jon Stewart
Context: Stewart: You have a responsibility to the public discourse, and you fail miserably. Carlson: You need to get a job at a journalism school, I think. Stewart: You need to go to one. [... ] Carlson: Wait. I thought you were going to be funny. Come on. Be funny. Stewart: No. No. I'm not going to be your monkey.

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„The country’s 24 hour political pundit perpetual panic conflictinator did not cause our problems but its existence makes solving them that much harder.“

— Jon Stewart
Context: The country’s 24 hour political pundit perpetual panic conflictinator did not cause our problems but its existence makes solving them that much harder.  The press can hold its magnifying glass up to our problems bringing them into focus, illuminating issues heretofore unseen or they can use that magnifying glass to light ants on fire and then perhaps host a week of shows on the sudden, unexpected dangerous flaming ant epidemic.  If we amplify everything we hear nothing.

„Other forms of Judaism dispute this claim, although it does explain certain passages in the first Torah, such as, "I'm sorry, am I boring you?" and "What do you like better, Moses, Lord Almighty or Big Hoohah?"“

— Jon Stewart
Context: Orthodox Jews, or, as they are known in the Talmud, the Really Chosen Ones, are committed to the idea that the entire Torah was dictated by God verbatim to Moses at Mount Sinai... Other forms of Judaism dispute this claim, although it does explain certain passages in the first Torah, such as, "I'm sorry, am I boring you?" and "What do you like better, Moses, Lord Almighty or Big Hoohah?"

„Yeah, okay, maybe they're not fair and balanced, but CNN used to have the slogan "You Can Depend on CNN". Guess what? I watch it, no you can't.“

— Jon Stewart
Context: Everybody wrings their hands about Fox News. You know, "fair and balanced? Why, that's snide!" Yeah, okay, maybe they're not fair and balanced, but CNN used to have the slogan "You Can Depend on CNN". Guess what? I watch it, no you can't. So what's the difference? C-SPAN interview, October 14, 2004

„It should have been a crowning moment, but I clearly remember thinking, What am I doing here? I hate crowds.“

— Jon Stewart
Context: Hitler: I'm not going to lie to you, it took a while. There were moments all along where I knew something was wrong. I remember one time... I think it was in Munich. We were having a rally. 100,000 people all chanting my name. The bonfires were going. The whole shebang. It should have been a crowning moment, but I clearly remember thinking, What am I doing here? I hate crowds.

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