Jon Stewart Is Leaving The Daily Show



I hope it’s to direct that Half-Baked/Rosewater “shared universe” movie we’ve all been clamoring for.

In all seriousness, I don’t see how The Daily Show can go on being as relevant or as amusingly distinctive as it has been, carving out a unique niche thanks to the very specific talents and personality of its host…

…is what I said when Craig Kilborn stepped down as host. Have faith. Unless they give it to fucking Chris Hardwick.

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist