The Daily Show: Ears Edition

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. Watch The Daily Show weeknights on Comedy Central at 11/10c or stream it on Paramount+.

Episodes

May 18, 2024 26 mins

Jon Stewart calls out NJ Senator Robert Menendez for not using his position in government to make bank on the stock market like all his fellow lawmakers. Plus, Desi Lydic unpacks Biden's presidential debate challenge to Trump.

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Desi Lydic provides an update on Trump’s criminal trial, where his lawyers’ attempts to discredit Michael Cohen turned into a roast of the former president. Plus, Sen. Menendez throws his wife under the bus at his corruption trial, and Josh Johnson weighs in on Virginia schools reinstating their Confederate namesakes. Turn your anxiety about the 2024 election into a toned bod with Joe Biden’s Build Bods Better, the only full-body w...

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Desi Lydic tackles Biden & Trump’s feisty calls for a pre-election debate without worm-ridden opponent RFK Jr., Michael Kosta proposes we use the presidential debate as a geriatric fitness test, and King Charles sees red in his first portrait as king. Then Jordan Klepper and Ronny Chieng host a new segment called "Sports War," where they debate the hottest sports news including Caitlin Clark's WNBA debut, Olympic organizers dea...

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Desi Lydic reports on the latest updates from Trump’s criminal trial, which has turned into a who’s-who of wannabe vice presidents and political ass-kissers. Also, an art installation connecting New York and Dublin turns into utter chaos and ChatGPT debuts a flirty new voice to answer users that might just have Ronny Chieng and Josh Johnson sold on AI. Plus, Desi takes a look at how New York City Mayor, Eric Adams, became the clean...

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Jon Stewart digs into the trial of comically corrupt Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, and in a new segment called "How Dumb Is You?" asks the senator how he got caught engaging in such obvious illegal corruption, while government officials like Nancy Pelosi, Richard Burr, and Roy Blunt have been getting away with legal corruption for years. And "Babes" actor and writer, Ilana Glazer, discusses...

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On this day in 2015, President Obama calls out Fox News for misleading coverage of America's poor being 'sponges' and 'leeches' and Jon Stewart brings the receipts.
Plus, Jordan Klepper travels to the U.K. and finds in their recent election that only the least successful candidates campaigned on the fringe platform of xenophobia and breaking from the European Union. And religious scholar, Reza Aslan, discusses the state of Isla...

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Jordan Klepper sits down with author Lexi Freiman to unpack how her new book, "The Book of Ayn," helps readers understand narcissism through the lense of satire, and how ego deaths can lead to enlightenment. Plus, NYU professor and author, Jonathan Haidt, discusses his latest book, "The Anxious Generation," and how the shift from outside play to the internet and social media has negatively affected young people's mental health and ...

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Jon Stewart dissects the media's ubiquitous and uninsightful coverage of Stormy Daniels's testimony of her sexual encounter with Donald Trump. Plus, Jordan Klepper covers this week's top fashion stories including the Met Gala and Vladimir Putin's non-wizardly attire for his re-election ceremony.

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Jon Stewart tackles the media's obsession with Trump's hush money trial, while the GOP freaks out over Biden's new energy efficiency standards and a name change for the Boy Scouts. Meanwhile, Biden slows the flow of weapons to Israel, and after Trump shames Jewish Biden supporters, the Best F**kin' News Team stops by to give Jon a guilt trip. Also, John Della Volpe, Harvard IOP polling director and author of “Fight: How Gen Z is Ch...

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Jordan Klepper dives into Governor Kristi Noem's disastrous PR attempt to clean up her book revelations about shooting a puppy and meeting Kim Jong Un, and RFK Jr.'s medical scare with a parasitic brain worm. In a new Back in Black, Lewis Black explains that between a massive recall, rusted metal, and a flesh-eating automatic trunk, it looks like Tesla's Cybertruck might be cyber-f**ked. Also, Award-winning actor Matt Damon shares ...

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Jordan Klepper recaps his favorite Met Gala looks, Putin puts on his own night of dictator opulence at his inauguration, and Troy Iwata weighs in on the disturbingly dirty details of Stormy Daniels's testimony during Trump's criminal hush money trial. Desi Lydic joins the “Idle Warriors,” a group focused on reporting idle vehicles for a cash reward. Plus, Lexi Freiman, author of “The Book of Ayn”, sits down with Jordan to discuss w...

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Jordan Klepper tackles Trump's collection of gag-order violations and the ongoing ass-kissing pageant for his VP pick, which includes South Dakota Governor and puppy executioner Kristi Noem. Jordan and Josh Johnson unpack the beef between rappers Drake and Kendrick Lamar, and what world leaders can learn from this exchange. Also, Jonathan Haidt, a social psychologist and professor of ethical leadership at NYU, joins Jordan to discu...

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John Leguizamo joins Daily Show writer, Kat Radley, to explain the crucial role the Latino vote will play in the 2024 election. John breaks down why Spanglish ads from the Biden-Harris campaign are not enough to secure Latino support, how Trump and the GOP dominate with messaging, and how Democrats need to fund the inspiring grassroots organizations often led by female organizers.

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Rep. Andy Kim, New Jersey's 3rd District representative, sits with Ronny Chieng and Jordan Klepper to chat about navigating politcs as an Asian-American running for Senate and how he won a district that elected Trump to office. Also, Rep. Colin Allred of Texas' 32nd District joins Desi Lydic to discuss the importance of paternity leave and his run for Ted Cruz's Senate seat.

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Actress Alison Brie sits down with Desi Lydic to discuss her experience preparing for her roles in Peacock's "Apples Never Fall" and the new horror film, "Together." Plus, Vampire Weekend stops by to talk with Michael Kosta about their new album "Only God Was Above Us."

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David E. Sanger, White House and National Security Correspondent, sits down with Jon Stewart to discuss his new book, "New Cold Wars," and how America miscalculated Russia and China's power after the fall of the Soviet Union.

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CNN Chief International Correspondent, Christiane Amanpour, shares with Jon Stewart how her show, "The Amanpour Hour" highlights differing viewpoints as she navigates covering the war in Gaza. Also, author Salman Rushdie chats with Jon about the near death experience that inspired his latest book, "Knife," and his role in the fight for free expression in America. 

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Lina Khan, Chair of the Federal Trade Commission, walks Jon Stewart through the government agency's role in enforcing antitrust and consumer protection laws and its current lawsuits against Amazon and Facebook.

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Grammy-winning musician, Gary Clark Jr., joins Jon Stewart to talk about his new album, "JPEG-RAW" and his experience collaborating with Stevie Wonder. Plus, music legend Huey Lewis chats with Jordan Klepper about his music catalog inspiring the Broadway musical, "The Heart of Rock and Roll." 

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Leslie Jones advises Americans to not elect Donald Trump and Charlamagne Tha God confronts the villainization of DEI. 

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