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About the Author

Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz was born on November 28, 1962 in New York City. He attended the College of William ans Mary and graduated in 1984. He started as a stand-up comedian when he made his debut at a club called The Bitter End. He began using the stage name Jon Stewart by dropping his last name mostrar mais and changing the spelling of his middle name Stuart to Stewart.He entered television as host of the Short Attention Span theater for Comedy Central. He then went on to host his own show pn MTV called the Jon Stewart Show which was the first talk show on the network to become a fast hit. He bacame host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central in 1999 which combines humor with the day's top news stories. As the Daily Show gained popularity Jon Stewart won his first Emmy award in 2001. Jon Stewart has won a total of 13 Emmys as either writer or producer for The Daily Show, which ahs also been nominated for many news and jpurnalism awards. In 2005, The Daily Show and Jon Stewart also received a Best Comedy Album Grammy Award for the audio book edition of America (The Book). The print version was on the best selling U.S. books in 2004. His title Earth: The Book: A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. In 2016, he and Chris Smith published The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History. He became known as the critic of CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC. Jon Stewart also hosted the 78th and 80th Academy Awards. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Assassination Vacation (2005) — Narrador, algumas edições4,571 cópias
Big Daddy [1999 film] (1999) — Actor — 195 cópias
The Faculty [1998 film] (1998) — Actor — 67 cópias
Half Baked [1998 film] (1998) — Actor — 65 cópias
Death to Smoochy [2002 film] (2002) — Actor — 60 cópias


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In this case, by "read" I meant "skimmed pretty thoroughly" while I processed it for library circulation. While it doesn't disappoint, it's not mind-blowing/eye-opening like An Inconvenient Truth. In fact, I already forgot most of the content. I just know I chuckled to myself a few times.
mimo | outras 48 resenhas | Dec 18, 2023 |
Doesn't quite hit the highs of the Colbert books and some of the comedy hasn't aged all that well, but most of it has
thenthomwaslike | outras 48 resenhas | Jul 24, 2023 |
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booklover3258 | outras 23 resenhas | Jul 23, 2023 |
This book was not as funny as America. I laughed a few times, but I'm glad I rented it from the library and didn't buy it.
bsuff | outras 48 resenhas | Apr 6, 2023 |



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