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Jon Stewart Had Been Planning the Rally to Restore Sanity for Months

While the gang over at Reddit may have taken some of the credit for convincing the Daily Show and Colbert Report crews to have a rally in DC to rival Glenn Beck's rally, it turns out that Jon Stewart had been planning the Rally to Restore [...]

By Adam Frucci

The Impact of the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on Comedy

There has been enough talk about the political implications of this weekend's Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. What about its impact on comedy? Its success as comedy? The acts broadcast from the stage have gotten a mixed reaction (ranging [...]

By Stephen Hoban

The Heart of the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

Here's Jon Stewart's final speech from the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, where he drops the bits for the most part and talks about why he held the rally. It's worth watching!

By Adam Frucci

Jon Stewart: ‘It’s Not the Anti-Glenn Beck Rally’

Jon Stewart was on Larry King Live last night to discuss the upcoming Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. He assures Larry that the rally is not political. Sure thing, Jon, but something tells me that that's now how the 24 hour networks are [...]

By Adam Frucci

Obama to Go On The Daily Show Next Wednesday

Next week, The Daily Show will be taping in Washington DC as they ramp up to the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. And next Wednesday, Jon Stewart will welcome Barack Obama to the show, the first time a sitting president has appeared as a [...]

By Adam Frucci

Obama is On Board with the Rally to Restore Sanity

Obama endorsed Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity yesterday at a small gathering in Richmond, VA: "I was amused -- Jon Stewart, you know, the host of The Daily Show, apparently he's going to host a rally called something like Americans in [...]

By Adam Frucci

Huffington Post Offering Free Buses to Daily Show Rally from NYC

Last night on The Daily Show, Arianna Huffington announced that she'd be offering up free bus service from Manhattan to DC for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore Sanity/March to Keep Fear Alive on October 30th. I wonder if [...]

By Adam Frucci

Oprah Gets On Board with the Stewart/Colbert Rally

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By Adam Frucci

Is the Daily Show Rally Good for the Political Media?

Here's a sobering counterpoint to the hype surrounding the upcoming Rally to Restore Sanity being organized by the Stewart and Colbert camps: "This upcoming event in Washington just takes the formerly disruptive Daily Show model and marks its [...]

By Adam Frucci

How Political Will the ‘Rally to Restore Sanity’ Be?

The NYT's David Carr takes on the Stewart/Colbert rally and the fine line between entertainment and politics they're trying to walk: "Yet there he was on his show, chanting about the event he is leading, 'It’s happening, people. It is [...]

By Adam Frucci