The Daily Show: Ears Edition podcast

The Daily Show: Ears Edition

Jon Stewart and The Daily Show News Team cover today's biggest headlines. The “Ears Edition” of The Daily Show features full episodes, extended content, exclusive interviews, and more. The Daily Show: Ears Edition listeners can use discount code "TDS20” for 20% off all The Daily Show products on  [ParamountShop.com] (http://paramountshop.com/) . Watch The Daily Show weeknights on Comedy Central at 11/10c or stream it on Paramount+.

Jon Stewart and The Daily Show News Team cover today's biggest headlines. The “Ears Edition” of The Daily Show features full episodes, extended content, exclusive interviews, and more. The Daily Show: Ears Edition listeners can use discount code "TDS20” for 20% off all The Daily Show products on  [ParamountShop.com] (http://paramountshop.com/) . Watch The Daily Show weeknights on Comedy Central at 11/10c or stream it on Paramount+.

 

#2068

Guest Spotlight: Alex Garland & Hanif Abdurraqib

Michael Kosta sits down with award-winning director and writer, Alex Garland, to discuss his new film, "Civil War," his intentions for inspiring conversation amongst viewers, and journalism's importance to America's checks and balances system. Also, best-selling author, Hanif Abdurraqib, joins Michael to discuss his latest book "There's Always This Year," the parallels between his life and basketball, and his views on re-framing how we look at aging.  See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

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#2067

ICYMI: Jon Stewart Talks Israel Support and Michael Kosta Covers Biden's Student Debt Relief Plan

Jon Stewart calls out America for abandoning its values in its support of Israel and Ronny Chieng and Grace Kuhlenschmidt check in with Jon from the 2024 eclipse's path of totality. Plus, Michael Kosta covers the aftermath of the solar eclipse, how a guilty verdict against the parents of a Michigan school shooter set a new gun violence precedent, and President Biden's new student debt forgiveness plan. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

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#2066

Arizona's Abortion Ban Sends Trump and the GOP Reeling | Hanif Abdurraqib

Michael Kosta reports on the fallout from Arizona’s nearly complete abortion ban, sending the GOP into scramble mode. Plus, Jordan Klepper joins Kosta for an enlightening new segment, “Men Talk About Abortion.” Also, are you a politician afraid of going viral for falling down the stairs? Worry no more! Stair Sherpa is the only app where you can request a beefy man in your area to carry you safely up and down any staircase. Nothing embarrassing about this! And cultural critic, poet, and best-selling author Hanif Abdurraqib joins Michael Kosta to discuss his new book “There’s Always This Year” and how the game of basketball can illuminate our understanding of time, urgency, and mortality. Abdurraqib reflects on turning 40, how to reframe aging, the kind of ascension we should strive for, and how to utilize nostalgia as a tool for improvement. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

12 Apr 2024

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12 Apr 2024


#2065

Dems Urge Sotomayor to Retire Pre-Election | Vampire Weekend

Michael Kosta tackles the Biden administration’s new standard for limiting so-called “forever chemicals” in drinking water, the USPS's announcement to raise the price of postage stamps, and Democrats' call for Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to retire. Plus, Troy Iwata joins to offer up some youthful options as her replacement. And the Grammy Award-winning band Vampire Weekend, Ezra Koenig, Chris Baio, and Chris Tomson, discusses the story behind the cover of their new album, “Only God Was Above Us,“ being an iconic NYC band living in LA, and what inspired their podcast, “Vampire Campfire.” See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

11 Apr 2024

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11 Apr 2024


#2064

Michael Kosta Reacts To Biden's Student Debt Relief Plan | Alex Garland

Michael Kosta reports on the aftermath of the solar eclipse as Google searches for “my eyes hurt” skyrocket. Plus, a new legal precedent is set by a verdict in Michigan, which found a school shooter’s parents guilty. Also, President Biden makes his appeal to young voters with a new student loan debt forgiveness plan, and Josh Johnson weighs in on just how much cash it will take to sell the idea to young people. Donald Trump is also changing his tune on abortion yet again, this time to attract voters in the 2024 election, while Arizona is turning to abortion laws from the 1860s. And Award-winning director and writer, Alex Garland, sits down with Michael Kosta to discuss his new dystopian thriller “Civil War.” Garland talks about his intention to inspire conversation, why he chose to set the film in America, and the importance of journalism in a system of checks and balances. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

10 Apr 2024

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10 Apr 2024


#2063

Jon Stewart Interrogates America's Support of Israel | Christiane Amanpour

Jon Stewart checks in on the war in Gaza and interrogates how America's purported values stack up against its support of Israel. Plus, Ronny Chieng and Grace Kuhlenschmidt report from the eclipse's path of totality with startlingly different reports. And CNN Chief International Anchor, Christiane Amanpour, sits down with Jon to discuss the unprecedented difficulty in covering the war in Gaza, the squashed Middle East peace process of the 1990s, and Muslim countries abandoning Palestinians. Christiane also discusses showcasing diverse viewpoints and opinions on her show, “The Amanpour Hour,” including one Israeli woman who told her, “We must make friends with our enemies, otherwise we will keep dying.” See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

09 Apr 2024

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09 Apr 2024


#2062

Charlamagne tha God On The Problem With DEI

In this podcast exclusive, Daily Show contributor Charlamagne tha God and Daily Show writer Ashton Womack discuss Charlamagne's issues with corporate America's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives, how conservatives have hijacked DEI, and the need for true leadership and change in the Black community. Plus, Clarlamagne unpacks what it was like to work with Jon Stewart and the inspiration he gave him for this piece. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

08 Apr 2024

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28:09

08 Apr 2024


#2061

Guest Spotlight: Rep. Colin Allred, Sebastian Junger & Ken Harbaugh

Desi Lydic sits down with Texas’s 2nd District Representative Colin Allred to discuss his campaign for Senate seat against Ted Cruz, his plans for restoring women's reproductive rights, and the importance of paternity leave. Also, executive producers and writers, Sebastian Junger and Ken Harbaugh, join Desi to talk about their award-winning documentary film, “Against All Enemies.” They chat about the dangers of U.S. veterans joining domestic terrorist groups, how some January 6th participants were also former veterans, and how members of these groups tend to have a desire for combat that they may not have seen during their time in service. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

07 Apr 2024

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07 Apr 2024


#2060

ICYMI: Jon Stewart Takes on AI & Desi Lydic Covers Truth Social's Tank and Women's Basketball's Popu...

Jon Stewart covers how AI's plans to make our lives easier will actually lead us to a world that limits the need for human labor. Plus, Desi Lydic tracks Truth Social's 21% drop in stocks, Florida's new abortion limits, and how the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament is bringing more fans to the sport. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

06 Apr 2024

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06 Apr 2024


#2059

Trump's Nebraska Electoral Vote Play & The 2024 Solar Eclipse | Sebastian Junger & Ken Harbaugh

Desi Lydic unpacks Trump's attempt to change Nebraska's electoral vote system, why the New York Marathon is pissed at the MTA, and the upcoming solar eclipse. And Ronny Chieng and Jordan Klepper have a good old fashioned moon versus sun debate. And welcome to Trump elementary, the most prestigious educational institution of all-time, taught by the smartest man alive. From science and geography to math and Spanish, Donald Trump teaches your child everything they need to know. Plus, Sebastian Junger and Ken Harbaugh, executive producers and writers of the award-winning documentary film, “Against All Enemies,” sit down with Desi Lydic to discuss the wave of veterans joining extremist groups. Particularly popular for offering a sense of purpose and mission, they examine the danger of trained veterans participating in January 6th, domestic terrorist groups under the cover of political parties, and Trump’s blatant disrespect for veterans. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

05 Apr 2024

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05 Apr 2024


#2058

Fox News Freaks Out Over Easter Falling on Trans Visibility Day | Alison Brie

Desi Lydic breaks down why Donald Trump and Fox News conservatives are losing their minds over Easter falling on the same day as Trans Visibility Day, and Michael Kosta finds a way to spin the negative news cycle into a win-win for both holidays. And what does the Baltimore Bridge collapse have to do with diversity, equity, and inclusion? Charlamagne tha God breaks down the weaponization of DEI to undermine minorities in earned positions, and how corporate America has used it as a band-aid for racism. Plus, actress Alison Brie stops by to discuss the mystery and dysfunctional family dynamics in her new Peacock series “Apples Never Fall,” how working with so many talented women on “GLOW” inspired her to do more behind the camera, and what it was like working so closely with her husband Dave Franco on “Together,” a horror film about a codependent couple. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

04 Apr 2024

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04 Apr 2024


#2057

Desi Lydic Covers The Buzz Around Women’s Basketball | Rep. Colin Allred

Desi Lydic dives into Trump’s billion-dollar loss on Truth Social, the future of abortion in Florida following two major rulings, and how the media can't stop talking about what a moment women’s basketball is having. Plus, Josh Johnson and Desi try to decipher what happened at the three-point line when North Carolina took on Texas. And New York City has lost millions of dollars thanks to ghost plates, a new way of obstructing your license plate to avoid ticketing. Michael Kosta teams up with the city’s most infamous ghost (plate) buster to expose drivers and even cops who have employed this innovative method in the newest Thank Me Later. Plus, Representative Colin Allred of Texas’s 32nd District sits down with Desi Lydic to discuss running for Senate against Ted Cruz, his plans to protect and restore women’s reproductive rights, the importance of paternity leave, and what’s at stake in the upcoming election. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

03 Apr 2024

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03 Apr 2024


#2056

Jon Stewart On The False Promises of AI | Lina Khan

Jon Stewart tackles the AI revolution and how its creators are promising a better future while building technology to make human workers obsolete. Plus, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan joins Jon Stewart to discuss her work with the “small but mighty” government agency in protecting Americans against unfair business practices. They discuss the agency’s antitrust lawsuit against Amazon, successes within the healthcare industry, and if there’s an arms race between tech companies to wield control over artificial intelligence. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

02 Apr 2024

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02 Apr 2024


#2055

Leslie Jones On What's At Stake This Presidential Election

In this podcast exclusive, Daily Show contributor Leslie Jones and comedian Lenny Marcus discuss what's at stake this election and why people should head to the polls even if they don't love either candidate. Plus, Leslie unpacks the difference between an entertainer and a politician, and why she would never run for political office.  See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

01 Apr 2024

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01 Apr 2024


#2054

Jim Sciutto On Talking With Russia and China | Byron Tau Chats Tech & Government Surveillance

Jordan Klepper sits with CNN anchor, chief national security analyst, and bestselling author, Jim Sciutto, to discuss his new book "The Return of Great Powers: Russia, China, and the Next World War." Plus, NOTUS Investigative reporter, Byron Tau, joins Jordan to talk about his new book, "Means of Control." They chat about how technology companies house our data and Tau offers tips that anyone can use to limit the amount personal information we give to these companies. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

31 Mar 2024

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31 Mar 2024


#2053

Jon Stewart on Trump's $450 Million "Victimless" Crime | Jordan Klepper Covers GOP Reaction to Balti...

Jon Stewart tackles Donald Trump's deadline to pay his $450 million bond and the myth being floated by right-wing media that Trump's tax fraud was a "victimless" crime. Plus, Jordan Klepper tackles Trump's new branded bibles, how right-wing media blamed the Baltimore Bridge Collapse on DEI, and Florida's social media ban.  See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

30 Mar 2024

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30 Mar 2024


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Biden’s Blingy Fundraiser & Sam Bankman-Fried's Prison Time | Huey Lewis

Jordan Klepper covers Biden's star-studded fundraiser at Radio City Music Hall, crypto mogul Sam Bankman-Fried's prison sentencing, and the new congestion pricing that is enraging New Yorkers, except for Grace Kuhlenschmidt, who has a foolproof plan for avoiding any traffic fees. Daily Show contributor Leslie Jones returns for a new installment of "In My Opinion," where she tries to implore America not to make the catastrophic decision of electing Donald Trump. Plus, Music legend Huey Lewis sits down with Jordan Klepper to discuss his new Broadway musical “The Heart of Rock and Roll,” being part of the career defining “We Are the World,” fumbling through producing his own music videos, and deciding which iconic records from 1984 he would F**k, Marry, or Kill. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

29 Mar 2024

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29 Mar 2024


#2051

How America Should Deal with Jan 6th Rioters and RFK Jr.'s VP Pick | Byron Tau

Jordan Klepper reports on Ronna McDaniel’s short-lived stint at NBC News and the key question it raises: How should America deal with the people who denied the results of the 2020 election and stormed the Capitol on January 6th, 2021? Plus, Michael Kosta travels to Oakland, where RFK Jr. finally announces mega-donor tech billionaire and surfer Nicole Shanahan as his VP pick. But Jr.'s supporters seem just as unsure about Shanahan as they are about vaccines. Also, Jordan sits with NOTUS investigative reporter, Byron Tau, to talk about his new book, “Means of Control,” which explores the culture of surveillance created through a mass market of user data to track and target people for advertising and, in some cases, more nefarious purposes. Tau also offers basic steps anyone can take to reclaim some privacy and protect their information. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

28 Mar 2024

28 MINS

28:46

28 Mar 2024


#2050

Jordan Klepper on Trump's Bible Grift and the GOP Reaction to the Baltimore Bridge Collapse | Jim Sc...

Jordan Klepper tackles Trump’s new branded Bibles and how right-wing media is rushing to blame the Baltimore bridge collapse on Democratic policy. Plus, Josh Johnson weighs in on Florida’s social media ban for children under 14, and what this means for the rising generation of schoolyard bullies. The Supreme Court’s latest abortion pill ruling exposes the Republican’s struggle to secure female voters while taking their rights away. Jordan Klepper dives into the GOP’s woman problem, and how they plan to win them back. Also, CNN anchor, chief national security analyst, and bestselling author, Jim Sciutto, joins Jordan Klepper to discuss his new book “The Return of Great Powers.” They discuss the importance of communication with Russia and China, the crisis of education on supporting NATO, and how we can learn from history to avoid a nuclear world war. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

27 Mar 2024

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32:46

27 Mar 2024


#2049

Jon Stewart Deconstructs Trump’s "Victimless" $450 Million Fraud | Gary Clark Jr.

Jon Stewart examines Donald Trump's deadline to come up with the $454 million bond in his civil fraud case, and deconstructs investment talking heads like Kevin O'Leary calling Trump's actions a "victimless crime." Plus, Gary Clark Jr. sits down with Jon to discuss his new album “JPEG RAW." He opens up about his candid new song “Habits,” collaborating with Stevie Wonder and George Clinton, and how time spent alone gave him the freedom to branch out musically. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

26 Mar 2024

24 MINS

24:24

26 Mar 2024


#2048

Josh Johnson On His First Piece As Daily Show Correspondent

In this podcast exclusive, the newest Daily Show Correspondent Josh Johnson and Daily Show writer Devin Delliquanti discuss what it's been like for Josh to transition from writer to correspondent, what the process was like for his first desk piece covering cookie monster and shrinkflation, and what it was like being roasted by a seventh grader for his first field piece. Josh also talks about the moments in his career that have humbled him and what he learned from touring with Trevor Noah. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

25 Mar 2024

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36:38

25 Mar 2024


#2047

Jon Stewart on Interviewing Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf

Jon Stewart recounts one of his most profound interviews with former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, and the unique precautions he had to take because of it. During the interview, Jon offers President Pervez Musharraf some tea and a Twinkie and then checks in with Stephen Colbert about the guest that made security insane at Colbert Report. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

24 Mar 2024

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14:57

24 Mar 2024


#2046

Yuval Noah Harai Teaches Children about Evolution | Jane Marie On The World of Multi-Level Marketing

Ronny Chieng chats with historian and bestselling author, Yuval Noah Harai, to discuss his new children's book called, "Unstoppable Us, Vol. 2: Why the World Isn't Fair." He shares with Ronny how evolutionary history helps explain children's behaviors, such as calling their moms if there's a monster under their bed or eating a bunch of sweets at once. Plus, Journalist and author Jane Marie sits down with Michael Kosta and Desi Lydic to discuss her new book “Selling the Dream,” which dives into the world of Multi-Level Marketing. They go deep into the allures of MLMs, the top-down recruitment system, how they prey on the underpaid women’s American dream, and the difficulty the FTC has in combating them. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

23 Mar 2024

25 MINS

25:02

23 Mar 2024


#2045

Jonathan Blitzer Talks U.S. Immigration Reform | Steven Levitsky On Improving Our Democracy

Jonathan Blitzer, staff writer at the New Yorker, joins Jon Stewart to discuss his book "Everyone Who Is Gone Is Here" and how varying political dynamics halt the progress of immigration reform in the United States. Then, Harvard University professor Steven Levitsky, co-author of the bestsellers “Tyranny of the Minority” and "How Democracies Die," joins Jon to talk about how the Founding Fathers shaped elected democracy through improvisation, the challenge of constitutional reform, and the importance of improving and evolving democratic institutions. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

22 Mar 2024

16 MINS

16:57

22 Mar 2024


#2044

Murtaza Hussain & Yair Rosenberg On A Israel-Palestine Path to Peace

Jon Stewart sits with The Intercept's Murtaza Hussain & The Atlantic's Yair Rosenberg to hear their thoughts on a path to peace for Israel and Palestine. The journalists dissect the United State's involvement in the Middle East and also touch on how they retain a strong friendship even when their opinions don't align.  See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

21 Mar 2024

20 MINS

20:28

21 Mar 2024


#2043

Joshua Green Talks New Book "The Rebels" | Lashana Lynch's Experience Filming "One Love"

Jordan Klepper interviews bestselling author and Bloomberg Businessweek National Correspondent, Joshua Green. They talk about his latest book, "The Rebels," which highlights economic populists' effects on the democratic party and how Biden's progressive economic progress could help sway the 2024 election. Also, Jordan sits with actress, Lashana Lynch, to discuss her role as Rita Marley in "One Love" and what it felt like to meet the real Rita in person prior to filming. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

20 Mar 2024

19 MINS

19:13

20 Mar 2024


#2042

Zanny Minton Beddoes on the 2024 Presidential Election | Melissa Murray & Kate Shaw On Trump’s Fight...

Jon Stewart sits with Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor-in-chief of The Economist. They discuss President Biden's second term potential, Trump's lack of knowledge on NATO, and how both candidate's old age should keep them from running for president. Plus, Melissa Murray and Kate Shaw, co-hosts of the "Strict Scrutiny" podcast, join Jon to talk about how the justice system has been handling Trump's cases and the likelihood of him standing trial in the January 6th hearings.  See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

19 Mar 2024

20 MINS

20:00

19 Mar 2024


#2041

Desi Lydic and Troy Iwata on Auditioning for The Daily Show and Crafting Their On-Screen Personas

In this podcast exclusive, Desi Lydic sits with one of the newest news team members, Troy Iwata to discuss how they met on set of the movie 'Space Cadet,' their Daily Show audition process, how they crafted their Daily Show persona, and the sense of responsibility they feel to viewers. Plus, they reveal which famous Daily Show correspondent created a ten point list for how to shoot a successful field piece. See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. ... Read more

18 Mar 2024

38 MINS

38:40

18 Mar 2024