Tag Archives: The Daily Show

Trevor Noah brings youthful appeal, familiar feel to ‘The Daily Show’

A little over halfway through the first segment of Trevor Noah’s debut as host of The Daily Show, correspondent Jordan Klepper was blurring the line between John Boehner’s departure from the United States Congress and Jon Stewart’s departure from The Daily Show anchor chair. … Continue reading

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We who listen know: Public radio is cool

I know what some people think of the news that a performance of a public radio show, Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me, has nearly sold out the 2,100-seat Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts. Really? There are 2,100 … Continue reading

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Fresh thoughts on TV

My Christmas-New Year’s vacation was bookended somewhat by TV critic David Bianculli‘s conversation with Terry Gross on Fresh Air about the best television of 2010. This primarily occurred because I caught the original airing on Dec. 22 and then it was rerun … Continue reading

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After NBC’s late-night ineptitude, Conan should walk

When NBC announced early last year that it would retain Jay Leno for a primetime show after he left “The Tonight Show,” his successor, Conan O’Brien, did the only thing he could: congratulate his predecessor on his new deal. But … Continue reading

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