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Correspondent Jessica Williams and supervising producer Justin Melkmann join head writer Elliott Kalan and writer Dan McCoy (also the hosts of America's favorite bad movie podcast, The Flop House) to give Jon's first episode as Daily Show host the Flop House treatment. Is Jon's 1999 Daily Show debut a Jon Bomb Show-vi? Does it Jon StewHurt-So-Good?…
 
Jordan Klepper sits down with war veterans and current staffers Production Coordinator Justine Cabulong and Associate Field Segment Producer Nate Witmer to discuss The Daily Show's Veteran Immersion Program. Senior Coordinating Producer Elise Terrell and Production Manager Camille Hebert discuss how the program came to be and how other organization…
 
Correspondent Samantha Bee bids farewell to The Daily Show alongside senior producer Miles Kahn, coordinating field producer Alison Camillo and writer Zhubin Parang. Sam and Miles share some of the best advice Jon ever gave them. Zhubin details how his obsession with Fox's The Five led to one of Sam's most memorable performances.…
 
Correspondent Aasif Mandvi is joined by senior researcher Adam Chodikoff, writer Daniel Radosh and Hillary Kun, co-executive producer and guest booker. How do Chodikoff and Radosh help Jon prepare for big-named interviews? What's been Hillary's biggest booking triumph? And finally, does Jon actually read the books?…
 
Bassem Youssef joins executive producer Steve Bodow and senior producer Sara Taksler for a conversation about how The Daily Show inspired Bassem to create Al-Bernameg, his massively popular (and now banned) Egyptian news satire program. Sara discusses her soon-to-be-released documentary, Tickling Giants, which chronicles how Bassem and his staff ri…
 
Correspondent Jordan Klepper and writer Zhubin Parang take a look back at 2014 -- the harrowing news stories that tested their comedic chops and the movies that provided respite. Zhubin talks about his transition from being a lawyer to writing comedy, then cross-examines Jordan, a former national mock trial champion.…
 
Correspondent Samantha Bee, field producer Chad Carter, and researcher/ segment producer Nate Witmer discuss their recent field piece about breast cancer awareness and the fracking industry. Nate relates his experience in the army to his job at the show. Sam "answers" your Twitter questions. Plus, the latest #mydailyshowtheme winner revealed!…
 
Correspondent Al Madrigal and writer Hallie Haglund reveal how they collaborated to help Al land his role as Senior Latino Correspondent. In search of a first job, one host commuted to an internship at The Daily Show shirtless. The other spent years firing people for a living before settling into comedy. The long-awaited interview with Samuel L. Ja…
 
Correspondent Jordan Klepper and executive producer Adam Lowitt talk about how their experience performing improv and stand-up comedy helps them contribute to The Daily Show. The hosts remember working alongside their heroes: Lowitt re-writes with Seinfeld. Klepper finds himself in the green room surrounded by the Wu-Tang Clan. Plus, the smooth, sm…
 
Correspondent Michael Che and writers Travon Free and Jo Miller remember The Daily Show's coverage of the events surrounding Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. The hosts discuss their personal experiences with two different but equally maddening facts of life: racial profiling and Twitter trolls. As he departs to co-host Weekend Update…
 
Correspondent Jason Jones and writer Zhubin Parang welcome field producer Brennan Shroff for a look back at Jason's recent reporting from Russia and India, including the time Jones found himself stuck on top of an elephant. The Daily Show's senior researcher Adam Chodikoff explains how he remembers decades-old Senate speeches and helps Jon and the …
 
Head writer Elliott Kalan and correspondent Jessica Williams welcome producer Sara Taksler and writer Jo Miller for a conversation about mining comedy out of the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. Then, veteran Daily Show writer J.R. Havlan looks back on 18 years at the show. Finally, musically inclined listeners are invited to create the…
 
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