The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Season 17

Season 17

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Season 17

First Air Date: October 03, 2011

First Aired on    :   2011
Episodes    :   157 episodes



Episodes

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17x157 Amar'e Stoudemire (September 27, 2012)


Hungry kids protest school lunch calorie limits, the UN General Assembly makes for bland political theater, and Amar'e Stoudemire discusses his "STAT" children's books.


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17x156 Olivia Wilde (September 26, 2012)


The NFL referee lockout continues, Patrick Stewart replaces John Oliver, Jason Jones investigates Sudden Wealth Syndrome, and Olivia Wilde talks life in Kenya.


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17x155 King Abdullah II (September 25, 2012)


President Obama brushes off United Nations world leaders, Mitt Romney regresses as the election approaches, and King Abdullah II of Jordan talks Arab Spring.


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17x154 Bill Clinton (September 20, 2012)


An ancient papyrus hints that Jesus was married, the Senate GOP kills a veterans jobs bill, and Bill Clinton discusses his convention speech and the Clinton Global Initiative.


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17x153 Pink (September 19, 2012)


Fox News addresses the leaked Romney video, the Best F#@king News Team Ever prepares for general election sniping, and Pink performs a song from "The Truth About Love.


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17x152 Salman Rushdie (September 18, 2012)


Mitt Romney shares his opinion of 47% of Americans, Al Madrigal and Jessica Williams discuss minority advantages in America, and Salman Rushdie talks "Joseph Anton.


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17x151 Kofi Annan (September 17, 2012)


A YouTube movie sparks violence in the Middle East, John Oliver reports from Egypt, and Kofi Annan shares his views on the Syrian conflict and what it means for the world.


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17x150 DNC Friday (September 07, 2012)


President Obama accepts the Democratic nomination, the Best F#@king News Team Ever shares memories of Charlotte, and Fox News gets a new slogan after its convention coverage.


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17x149 Austan Goolsbee (September 06, 2012)


The Democratic Party votes to amend its platform, Bill Clinton shares hard facts, and economist Austan Goolsbee remains happily divorced from government work.


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17x148 Kirsten Gillibrand (September 05, 2012)


Democratic National Convention speakers praise President Obama, John Oliver shares a personal Obama anecdote, and Kirsten Gillibrand calls for more women in Congress.


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17x147 Tom Brokaw (September 04, 2012)


The Democratic National Convention begins in Charlotte, NC, the Best F#@king News Team Ever updates the Obama campaign's slogan, and Tom Brokaw compares conventions.


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17x146 GOP Convention 2012: Friday (August 31, 2012)


Clint Eastwood speaks to an empty chair, Mitt Romney recalls America's idyllic past, and the Best F#@king News Team Ever say goodbye to the Republican National Convention.


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17x145 Michael Steele (August 30, 2012)


Paul Ryan addresses the Republican National Convention, John Oliver interprets the Republican theme "We Can Change It," and Michael Steele talks Ron Paul.


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17x144 Herman Cain (August 29, 2012)


The 2012 Republican National Convention finds its theme, Samantha Bee investigates the Republican platform, and Herman Cain identifies differences between him and Mitt Romney.


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17x143 Marco Rubio (August 28, 2012)


The Best F#@king News Team ever reports from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL, and Marco Rubio touts Republican governing philosophies and Florida journalism.


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17x142 Rob Corddry (August 16, 2012)


Pennsylvania and Ohio pursue partisan voting laws, the Best F#@king News Team Ever warms up for the Republican National Convention, and Rob Corddry shares his Olympic medal.


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17x141 Brian Williams (August 15, 2012)


Joe Biden sparks Republican outrage, John Oliver searches for America's next great political prop, and Brian Williams discusses dogs and Paul Ryan's Wienermobile.


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17x140 Misty May-Treanor (August 14, 2012)


Mitt Romney campaigns with vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan, John Hodgman shares his love of "Twilight," and Misty May-Treanor reflects on her Olympic legend.


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17x139 Robert Pattinson (August 13, 2012)


Mitt Romney makes Paul Ryan the Republican vice presidential nominee, and "Cosmopolis" and "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson enjoys a pint of Ben & Jerry's ice cream.


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17x138 Joanna Brooks (August 09, 2012)


President Obama and Mitt Romney exchange bad puns, Jason Jones covers the 2012 Red Neck Blank, and Joanna Brooks talks growing up Mormon in The Book of Mormon Girl.


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17x137 Chris Rock (August 08, 2012)


Voter I.D. laws target the poor, minorities and elderly, Al Madrigal investigates an Olympic penis controversy, and Chris Rock discusses "2 Days in New York.


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17x136 Saima Wahab (August 07, 2012)


Chik-fil-A and Taco Bell face social media challenges, Italy doesn't love Mitt Romney, and Saima Wahab discusses her journey from Afghanistan to Portland, Oregon.


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17x135 Tim Gunn (August 06, 2012)


The White House is criticized for security leaks, Jason Jones studies super spy Thomas Drake, the Mars rover lands, and Tim Gunn remembers ten seasons of "Project Runway.


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17x134 Jessica Biel (August 02, 2012)


Chik-fil-A Appreciation Day threatens America's chicken supply, the news struggles to not spoil the Olympics, and Jessica Biel discusses cars of the future in "Total Recall.


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17x133 Fred Guterl (August 01, 2012)


President Obama donates to the Obama campaign, Mitt Romney runs as a generic Republican candidate, Harry Reid is terrible, and Fred Guterl talks human extinction.


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17x132 Dambisa Moyo (July 31, 2012)


Mitt Romney makes an impression overseas, Dick Cheney and John McCain disagree on Sarah Palin's vice-presidential qualities, and economist Dambisa Moyo examines China.


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17x131 Rashida Jones (July 30, 2012)


Mitt Romney sees disconcerting signs at the London Olympics, cities look to ban Chick-fil-A for its gay marriage stance, and Rashida Jones talks "Celeste and Jesse Forever.


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17x130 Zach Galifianakas & Will Ferrell (July 26, 2012)


North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un gets married, Samantha Bee reports on nuns at odds with the Vatican, and Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis take a break from "The Campaign.


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17x129 Joseph Stiglitz (July 25, 2012)


President Obama encounters pronoun trouble, John Oliver interviews Herman Cain about his imaginary energy policy, and Joseph Stiglitz discusses "The Price of Inequality.


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17x128 Matthew McConaughey (July 24, 2012)


London faces Olympics-related difficulties, Lewis Black takes issue with the deliberate distortions of the campaigns, and Matthew McConaughey discusses "Killer Joe.


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17x127 Fareed Zakaria (July 23, 2012)


The Colorado tragedy sparks non-gun debate, the Boy Scouts and Chick-fil-A reaffirm exclusionary policies toward gays, and Fareed Zakaria discusses "The Post-American World.


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17x126 E.J. Dionne (July 19, 2012)


An investigation reveals HSBC laundered money for Mexican drug cartels, Michele Bachmann floats a conspiracy theory, and E.J. Dionne talks "Our Divided Political Heart.


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17x125 Sigourney Weaver (July 18, 2012)


Banks tamper with the Libor rate, Mitt Romney resists pressure to reveal his tax returns, and Sigourney Weaver talks American dynasties and "Political Animals.


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17x124 Victor Cruz (July 17, 2012)


Egyptians hurl tomatoes in protest, the Obamas pose for the Kiss Cam, John Oliver tells America to keep it down, Al Madrigal goes to Mexico, and Victor Cruz talks football.


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17x123 Louis C.K. (July 16, 2012)


Mitt Romney retires retroactively, John Oliver reports from New Jersey on the Viacom-DirecTV dispute, and Louis C.K. clarifies his controversial Twitter comments.


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17x122 Tenacious D (June 28, 2012)


The Supreme Court rules Obamacare constitutional, John Oliver poses questions to fictional president Herman Cain, and Tenacious D performs songs off "Rize of the Fenix.


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17x121 Andrew Garfield (June 27, 2012)


Governor Cuomo's proposed decriminalization of marijuana fails, Jessica Williams sends health care news from the Supreme Court, and Andrew Garfield is Spider-Man.


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17x120 Seth MacFarlane (June 26, 2012)


President Obama's role in Operation Fast and Furious inspires conservative talk of dictatorship, and Seth MacFarlane explains how he recruited Mark Wahlberg to star in "Ted.


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17x119 Marco Rubio (June 25, 2012)


The Supreme Court rules on the Arizona immigration law, Mitt Romney hosts a retreat for big donors in Utah, and Marco Rubio shares lessons from his two years in the Senate.


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17x118 Bassem Youssef (June 21, 2012)


President Obama claims executive privilege on "fast and furious" documents, and Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef fulfills a dream by appearing on The Daily Show.


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17x117 Steve Carell (June 20, 2012)


Attorney General Eric Holder faces criticism from the House Oversight Committee, Obama and Romney face hecklers on the trail, and Steve Carell promotes all of his new books.


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17x116 Denis Leary (June 19, 2012)


Democrats try to build a strong liberal coalition, President Obama uses his executive authority to prevent excessive deportation, and Denis Leary fills in for Marco Rubio.


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17x115 Parmy Olson (June 18, 2012)


Greece votes to stay within the EU, Samantha Bee debates whether or not to attend a $40,000-a-plate Obama fundraiser, and journalist Parmy Olson sheds light on Anonymous.


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17x114 Catherine Zeta-Jones (June 14, 2012)


JPMorgan Chase's CEO Jamie Dimon testifies in Washington, Aasif Mandvi uncovers a conspiracy in Idaho, and Catherine Zeta-Jones talks "Rock of Ages" and "Spartacus.


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17x113 Maggie Gyllenhaal (June 13, 2012)


Barack Obama and Mitt Romney scramble to raise cash, the White House receives criticism for suspicious leaks, and Maggie Gyllenhaal discusses the invention of vibrators.


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17x112 Colin Powell (June 12, 2012)


Governor Rick Scott continues his voter purge in Florida, prisoners at Gitmo enjoy some taxpayer-funded amenities, and Colin Powell discusses his book, "It Worked For Me.


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17x111 Boris Johnson (June 11, 2012)


President Obama gets caught in a gaffe, Larry Wilmore discusses the lack of diversity in a Romney ad, and Boris Johnson gives a mayoral opinion on the large soda ban.


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17x110 Edward Conard (June 07, 2012)


The media debates fairness, Governor Cuomo proposes marijuana legislation, and Edward Conard talks innovation and risk and his book, "Unintended Consequences.


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17x109 Michael Fassbender (June 06, 2012)


Samantha Bee reports on Wisconsin's anger in the midst of Scott Walker's recall election, drones come in many forms, and Michael Fassbender reveals "Prometheus" plot points.


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17x108 Gary Johnson (June 05, 2012)


The Wisconsin recall election proceeds, Al Madrigal reports on Latino unemployment in television, and Libertarian Gary Johnson discusses an alternative political path.


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17x107 Thomas Mann & Norman Ornstein (June 04, 2012)


John Oliver reports from the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the Obama administration plays "Polish That Turd," and Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann discuss government dysfunction.


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17x106 Jim Parsons (May 31, 2012)


Mayor Michael Bloomberg seeks a ban on oversized sugary drinks, Wyatt Cenac reports on Russia's blocking intervention in Syria, and Jim Parsons stars in "Harvey.


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17x105 Dan Rather (May 30, 2012)


Mitt Romney wins Texas, Donald Trump is an on-again, off-again birther, Jessica Williams investigates a Minnesota prom, and Dan Rather is "Rather Outspoken.


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17x104 Michelle Obama (May 29, 2012)


Jon recalls a conversation with Roger Ailes, examines the good and bad kinds of socialism, and talks to Michelle Obama about the importance of gardening.


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17x103 Robert Caro (May 10, 2012)


Fox News evolves on the issue of same-sex marriage, Jason Jones reports from George Clooney's fundraiser, and Robert Caro discusses Lyndon Johnson's passage to power.


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17x102 John R. Hall (May 09, 2012)


President Obama voices his support for same-sex marriage, Kristen Schaal shares her voting history, and John Hall critiques Jon's Queen Elizabeth II impression.


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17x101 Ivo Daalder (May 08, 2012)


Joe Biden's support for gay marriage is not new policy, Mitt Romney takes credit for the auto bailout, and Ivo Daalder explains the seating arrangements at NATO summits.


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17x100 Admiral General Aladeen (May 07, 2012)


Elections in Europe spell bad news for incumbents, Al Madrigal gauges young voters' enthusiasm for Obama, and Admiral General Aladeen assures Jon that his family is safe.


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17x99 Peter Bergen (May 03, 2012)


Osama bin Laden's documents reveal a brand-conscious terrorist, Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng asks Hillary Clinton for aid, and Peter Bergen discusses "Man Hunt.


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17x98 Tom Coburn (May 02, 2012)


Newt Gingrich calls it quits, Romney advisor Richard Grenell resigns under pressure from conservative groups, and Senator Tom Coburn warns of the country's "Debt Bomb.


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17x97 David Barton (May 01, 2012)


The anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death sparks controversy, Lewis Black rants about artisanal bagels, and David Barton argues for a new understanding of Thomas Jefferson.


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17x96 Zach Wahls (April 30, 2012)


Republicans and Democrats debate discretionary social spending, Mike & Ike stage a gay divorce, and Zach Wahls shares lessons learned from his two moms.


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17x95 Robert Draper (April 26, 2012)


Rupert Murdoch faces new accusations, the Democrats have issues in North Carolina, and Robert Draper offers a glimpse into the House of Representatives.


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17x94 Jason Segel (April 25, 2012)


Wealthy citizens want to mine asteroids, Neil deGrasse Tyson plays "Bulls**t or No Bulls**t, Mitt Romney recalibrates his campaign, and Jason Segel works with humans.


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17x93 Madeleine Albright (April 24, 2012)


The Secret Service prostitution scandal widens, The Best F#@king News Team Ever fights voter apathy, and Madeleine Albright shares personal history.


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17x92 Ben Rattray (April 23, 2012)


Mitt Romney looks for a running mate, John Oliver sits down with Herman Cain, the Obama and Romney campaigns debate canine issues, and Ben Rattray talks social media.


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17x91 Judy Smith (April 19, 2012)


Conservative pundits pivot on Mitt Romney, North Korea is out of the axis of evil, and "Good Self, Bad Self" author Judy Smith discusses high-profile crisis management.


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17x90 Robert Reich (April 18, 2012)


The GSA's Jeff Neely pleads the Fifth, Jon compares the comedic styles of Mitt Romney and President Obama, and economist Robert Reich is "Beyond Outrage.


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17x89 Julia Louis-Dreyfus (April 17, 2012)


Geraldo Rivera taunts the Taliban, Senate Republicans filibuster the "Buffett Rule," Jason Jones examines the women's voting bloc, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus discusses "Veep.


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17x88 Jane Goodall (April 16, 2012)


The Secret Service is embroiled in a prostitution scandal, the media addresses Hilary Rosen and the "war on women," and Jane Goodall talks Disney's new film, "Chimpanzee.


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17x87 Esperanza Spalding (April 12, 2012)


George Zimmerman is charged with murder; The Best F#@king News Team Ever reports from Sanford, FL; Egypt prepares for elections, and Esperanza Spalding performs.


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17x86 Ricky Gervais (April 11, 2012)


The Best F#@king News Team Ever reports from the Gingrich, Romney and Obama camps; Al Madrigal investigates "personhood" in Oklahoma; and Ricky Gervais talks Karl Pilkington.


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17x85 Elon Musk (April 10, 2012)


CNN brands its news segments, Google eyeglasses augment reality, Facebook buys Instagram, and Elon Musk discusses the future of human space exploration.


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17x84 Tim Weiner (April 09, 2012)


Passover goes toe-to-toe with Easter, NBC faces backlash for its editing of George Zimmerman's 911 call, and Tim Weiner discusses his book, "Enemies: A History of the FBI.


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17x83 Anthony Bourdain (April 05, 2012)


The GSA's Vegas conference is an epic boondoggle, Bill O'Reilly won't pay $4 for shrimp, Obama wants $75 from Jon, and "No Reservations" star Anthony Bourdain talks travel.


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17x82 Jack L. Goldsmith (April 04, 2012)


Rick Santorum believes it's campaign half-time, Larry Wilmore finds the racist culprit in the Trayvon Martin case, and Jack Goldsmith discusses executive power, post-9/11.


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17x81 Thomas C. Goldstein (April 03, 2012)


Sarah Palin infiltrates "Today Show," John Oliver asks Palin fans about her brave co-hosting, and SCOTUSblog publisher Tom Goldstein discusses his Supreme Court case.


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17x80 Mohamed Nasheed (April 02, 2012)


Mitt Romney endorsements lack enthusiasm, the Tucson school board bans Mexican-American studies, and former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed talks climate and democracy.


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17x79 Rachel Maddow (March 29, 2012)


Supporters and opponents before the Supreme Court to discuss The Affordable Care Act, Spike Lee endangers the lives of the sweetest people in the world, and Rachel Maddow explains how Americans can connect with the military.


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17x78 Ahmed Rashid (March 28, 2012)


Jon struggles with "pink slime" being a part of his cheeseburger, Russian accents continue to be evil, and Ahmed Rashid explains how America's military presence affects Afghanistan's economy.


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17x77 Maria Goodavage (March 27, 2012)


MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell gets jilted; Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney deal with "gotcha" media; Sam Bee visits Park Slope, Brooklyn; and Maria Goodavage talks military dogs.


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17x76 Shaquille O'Neal (March 26, 2012)


Dick Cheney gets a new heart, Florida's "stand your ground" law leads to the shooting of Trayvon Martin, and NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal talks about getting his Ph.D.


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17x75 No Guest (March 15, 2012)


Bashar al Assad's hacked emails reveal some interesting music choices, Jon tries to help Mt. Vernon, New Hampshire with some new names for a local pond, and John Oliver investigates why America cut all funding to UNESCO.


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17x74 Rachel Weisz (March 14, 2012)


Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum pick up wins in the Southern primaries and CNN has a hard time making it exciting, South by Southwest creates "homeless hotspots," and Rachel Weisz reveals that her movie "Deep Blue Sea" has no LL Cool J-eating sharks.


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17x73 Will Ferrell (March 13, 2012)


Fox News compares Rush Limbaugh to Bill Maher, Kristen Schaal finds humor in Republican policies on women's health, and Will Ferrell learns Spanish for "Casa de mi Padre.


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17x72 Grover Norquist (March 12, 2012)


Al Madrigal and Jessica Williams report on the Kony 2012 activist youth movement, Mitt Romney applies a Southern strategy in Alabama, and Grover Norquist talks tax reform.


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17x71 Trita Parsi (March 08, 2012)


Jon Stewart exposes Sean Hannity's seedy past, Jessica Williams investigates Socialism in America, and National Iranian American Council President Trita Parsi discusses U.S.-Iranian relations.


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17x70 Cecile Richards (March 07, 2012)


Mitt Romney wins Ohio on Super Tuesday, CNN reveals holodeck technology, the White House press corps tries to gin up a fight, and Cecile Richards discusses Planned Parenthood.


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17x69 Julianne Moore (March 06, 2012)


Host Jon Stewart interviews Julianne Moore and discusses the day's news and important topics.


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17x68 Shaun Donovan (March 05, 2012)


Rush Limbaugh makes incendiary remarks about Sandra Fluke, John Oliver meets Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour, and Secretary Shaun Donovan tackles homelessness.


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17x67 M. Cathleen Kaveny (March 01, 2012)


The U.S. Senate debates the Blunt amendment, Barbara Boxer breaks down Jon's jokes on the Senate floor, and Cathleen Kaveny explores Catholic moral theology.


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17x66 Masha Gessen (February 29, 2012)


Mitt Romney takes Michigan, conservative pundits mourn the state of the GOP field, and Masha Gessen discusses the rise and anticipated fall of Vladimir Putin.


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17x65 Stephen Merchant (February 28, 2012)


Rick Santorum calls on Michigan Democrats for support, Samantha Bee gets to the bottom of Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge, and Stephen Merchant discusses his lofty stature.


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17x64 Neil deGrasse Tyson (February 27, 2012)


Rick Santorum gets queasy over John F. Kennedy's religious tolerance speech, the Pope joins the Twitterverse, and Neil deGrasse Tyson advocates U.S. space exploration.


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17x63 Paul Rudd (February 23, 2012)


Rick Santorum takes heat for his frankness, Newt Gingrich considers himself cheerful, and Paul Rudd indulges his sweet tooth.


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17x62 Bruce Bartlett (February 22, 2012)


Republicans build a frightening case against Barack Obama, health officials debate publishing controversial bird flu research, and Bruce Bartlett calls for tax reform.


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17x61 Russ Feingold (February 21, 2012)


Chris Christie vetoes New Jersey's same-sex marriage bill, Virginia encroaches on women's reproductive rights, and Russ Feingold discusses campaign finance reform.


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17x60 Alan Huffman & Michael Rejebian (February 20, 2012)


Congress debates birth control coverage, Aasif Mandvi investigates Time Warner's Knicks blackout, and Alan Huffman and Michael Rejebian uncover candidate scandals.


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17x59 Arne Duncan (February 16, 2012)


Barack Obama takes heat for his Hollywood fundraiser; Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum fight for Michigan; and Arne Duncan works to improve America's educational system.


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17x58 Louise Slaughter (February 15, 2012)


House Republicans oppose the STOCK Act's intelligence provisions, Wyatt Cenac investigates whale slavery, and Louise Slaughter strives to end congressional insider trading.


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17x57 Ricky Gervais (February 14, 2012)


Rick Santorum worries about women joining men in combat , Liz Trotta makes incendiary remarks about rape in the military, and Ricky Gervais analyzes panda repopulation.


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17x56 Ali Soufan (February 13, 2012)


CNN stuns Whitney Houston fans, Catholics confuse health care reform with war, and Ali Soufan considers the complexities of ethnic nationalism in the Middle East.


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17x55 David Agus (February 02, 2012)


Donald Trump endorses Mitt Romney, Aasif Mandvi investigates Florida's welfare drug testing law, and David Agus rethinks America's attitude toward illness.


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17x54 Brad Pitt (February 01, 2012)


Mitt Romney wins the Florida primary, John Oliver and Jason Jones consider both sides of the wealth gap, and Brad Pitt roots for baseball's underdogs.


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17x53 Jonathan Macey (January 31, 2012)


Newt Gingrich panders to Florida's Hispanic voters, Mitt Romney spins his work at Bain Capital into an asset, and Jonathan Macey talks about private equity firms.


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17x52 Lou Dobbs (January 30, 2012)


Mitt Romney pummels Newt Gingrich in Florida, Jason Jones finds out how Floridian women feel about Newt Gingrich, and Lou Dobbs gets excited about political controversies.


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17x51 Tilda Swinton (January 26, 2012)


The Supreme Court deliberates over televised profanity, Newt Gingrich tackles the moon, and Tilda Swinton discusses her acting career.


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17x50 Paula Broadwell (January 25, 2012)


Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address, Mitch Daniels counters it with a Republican rebuttal, and Paula Broadwell examines General David Patraeus' career.


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17x49 Elizabeth Warren (January 24, 2012)


Mitt Romney defends his tax returns, Newt Gingrich one-ups Mitt Romney at the Florida GOP debate, and Elizabeth Warren urges America to invest in its future.


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17x48 Kathleen Sebelius (January 23, 2012)


Newt Gingrich takes South Carolina, Al Madrigal gets to know Mitt Romney's most fervent enthusiast, and Kathleen Sebelius talks about health care reform.


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17x47 Elizabeth Banks (January 19, 2012)


Rick Perry drops out of the GOP race, Newt Gingrich's ex-wife reveals his request for an open marriage, and Elizabeth Banks enjoys performing on high-rise ledges.


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17x46 Joe Nocera (January 18, 2012)


Wikipedia's blackout puts the spotlight on SOPA, Mitt Romney reveals his tax rate, and Joe Nocera shares his thoughts on Wall Street.


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17x45 Liam Neeson (January 17, 2012)


Newt Gingrich wins the South Carolina debate, Stephen Colbert reveals his wishes for the Colbert Super PAC, and Liam Neeson enjoys small-town Canada.


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17x44 Jodi Kantor (January 16, 2012)


Jon takes over the Colbert Super PAC, China's Foxconn comes under attack for its poor working conditions, and Jodi Kantor talks about the Obamas.


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17x43 Dolly Parton (January 12, 2012)


Newt Gingrich tackles an array of minority issues, John Oliver elevates America's public discourse, and Dolly Parton dukes it out with Queen Latifah.


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17x42 Jim DeMint (January 11, 2012)


Mitt Romney wins the New Hampshire primary, The Best F#@king News Team reports from South Carolina, and Jim DeMint considers America's economic and political problems.


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17x41 Andrew Napolitano (January 10, 2012)


The New Hampshire primary results trickle in, Iran begins enriching uranium, and Andrew Napolitano weighs in on the GOP presidential candidates.


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17x40 George Lucas (January 09, 2012)


GOP presidential candidates debate twice in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney's competitors resent his wealth, and George Lucas commemorates the Tuskegee Airmen.


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17x39 Craig Shirley (January 05, 2012)


The GOP censures Barack Obama's recess appointment, Jason Jones helps a Republican outcast, and Craig Shirley provides an intimate look at the attack on Pearl Harbor.


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17x38 Elizabeth Dowling Taylor (January 04, 2012)


Mitt Romney tops the Iowa caucus, Michele Bachmann drops out of the presidential race, and Elizabeth Dowling Taylor explores the life of White House slave Paul Jennings.


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17x37 Charles Barkley (January 03, 2012)


Republican candidates criticize Ron Paul's position on Iran, Rick Santorum surges in the polls, and Charles Barkley weighs in on 2012's NBA teams.


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17x36 Matt Damon (December 15, 2011)


GOP leaders share some compelling reasons for Republican voters not to choose Newt Gingrich as their political party's standard-bearer. Wyatt Cenac discovers that there is no euphemism for masturbation that accurately describes what Congress is doing to the post office. Matt Damon sports a buzz cut and compares his head shape with Jon's.


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17x35 Melody Barnes (December 14, 2011)


Mitt Romney makes a ballsy move against Newt Gingrich, Fox News uncovers a Muppet controversy, and Melody Barnes talks domestic policy.


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17x34 Lawrence Lessig (December 13, 2011)


The Florida Family Association opposes TLC's portrayal of Muslims, Newt Gingrich concocts a poverty-fighting plan, and Lawrence Lessig wants to end Congressional corruption.


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17x33 Anne Burrell (December 12, 2011)


John Oliver looks into Mitt Romney's costly bet, PolitiFact gives Jon a "pants on fire" rating, and Anne Burell cooks like a rock star.


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17x32 Ed Gillespie (December 08, 2011)


Bill O'Reilly takes a shot at Jon, GOP Candidates express their love for Israel, and Ed Gillespie examines the effects of Dodd-Frank.


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17x31 Ralph Fiennes (December 07, 2011)


The Senate passes a bill that jeopardizes Americans' civil rights, the CIA loses a stealth drone in Iran, and Ralph Fiennes enjoys Shakespeare.


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17x30 Jonah Hill (December 06, 2011)


Conservatives object to the secularization of Christmas, Republicans fear Donald Trump's debate moderating, and Jonah Hill admits to taking handsome pills.


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17x29 Ben Lowy (December 05, 2011)


Herman Cain suspends his campaign, John Oliver takes a closer look at California's political process, and Ben Lowy talks war photography.


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17x28 Bob Costas (December 01, 2011)


Bloomberg reveals the U.S. government bailouts totaled $7.7 trillion, Mitt Romney loses his cool, and Bob Costas reviews his Jerry Sandusky interview.


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17x27 Bono (November 30, 2011)


Aasif Mandvi reports on Egypt's election, a fire alarm blares over Brian Williams' broadcast, and Bono believes that America is close to ending the AIDS epidemic.


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17x26 Betty White (November 29, 2011)


Herman Cain denies accusations of an extramarital affair, Barney Frank announces his retirement, and Betty White adores animals.


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17x25 Merrill Markoe (November 28, 2011)


Police pepper spray U.C. Davis students, conservatives criticize Barack Obama for leaving God out of his Thanksgiving speech, and Merrill Markoe explores comedy.


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17x24 Martin Scorsese (November 17, 2011)


Newt Gingrich emerges as the GOP front-runner, Sarah Vowell defends the glory of Evacuation Day, and Martin Scorsese talks movies.


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17x23 Diane Keaton (November 16, 2011)


The congressional super committee faces a looming deadline, Samantha Bee explores Occupy Wall Street's class division, and Diane Keaton recalls growing up in California.


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17x22 Mark Kelly (November 15, 2011)


Herman Cain struggles with foreign policy; Jerry Sandusky takes a phone interview; and Mark Kelly talks about his wife, Gabrielle Giffords.


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17x21 Leymah Gbowee (November 14, 2011)


Aasif Mandvi explains why facts are GOP candidates' enemy, Jason Jones takes a look at ugly people, and Leymah Gbowee discusses the Liberian peace movement.


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17x20 Adam Sandler (November 10, 2011)


Rick Perry draws a blank at the CNBC debate, The Best F#@king News Team Ever revels in Perry's brain fart, and Adam Sandler dishes on his family life.


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17x19 Nancy Pelosi (November 09, 2011)


Herman Cain blames Democrats for his scandal; Republicans take a hit in Ohio, Arizona and Mississippi; and Nancy Pelosi shares her thoughts on Congress.


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17x18 Bill Clinton (November 08, 2011)


John Corzine resigns as MF Global's CEO, and Bill Clinton discusses the U.S. economy and provides a detailed plan for its recovery in "Back to Work.


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17x17 Clint Eastwood (November 07, 2011)


Herman Cain blames the media, Sean Hannity accuses NPR of having a liberal political agenda, and Clint Eastwood discusses J. Edgar Hoover's life.


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17x16 Brad Paisley (November 03, 2011)


Occupy Oakland protesters vandalize businesses, Aasif Mandvi reports on killer hot dogs, and Brad Paisley recalls his musical heroes.


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17x15 Tom Brokaw (November 02, 2011)


Herman Cain discusses his sexual harassment case, Jon and the Best F#@king News Team Ever debate conservative black superiority, and Tom Brokaw wants to rebuild America.


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17x14 Condoleezza Rice (November 01, 2011)


Fox News defends the rich, John Hodgman calls for a celebration of the 1%, and Condoleezza Rice discusses the Bush administration.


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17x13 Mindy Kaling (October 31, 2011)


Herman Cain denies sexual harassment allegations, Rick Perry loosens up, Wyatt Cenac reports on a dead bill, and Mindy Kaling discusses her parents' concerns.


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17x12 Andrew Napolitano (October 27, 2011)


Mitt Romney remains second in polls, Europe's financial crisis causes market volatility, and Andrew Napolitano thinks that the government is wrong.


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17x11 Lisa Randall (October 26, 2011)


A Koch-funded study debunks Climategate, riot police raid Occupy Oakland, and Lisa Randall explores the implications of scientific research.


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17x10 Walter Isaacson (October 25, 2011)


Rick Perry and Herman Cain explain their jokes, Lewis Black examines the indoctrination of kids, and Walter Isaacson discusses his Steve Jobs biography.


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17x09 Kevin Clash (October 24, 2011)


Rick Perry goes birther, Republicans dislike Barack Obama's decision to end the Iraq War, and Kevin Clash talks about being Elmo.


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17x08 Richard Brookhiser (October 20, 2011)


Libyans celebrate Muammar al-Gaddafi's death, John Oliver rebrands Libya, and Richard Brookhiser discusses James Madison's impact on American politics.


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17x07 Al Sharpton (October 19, 2011)


The Las Vegas GOP debate gets heated, Larry Wilmore considers Herman Cain's race card, and Al Sharpton discusses the impact of Occupy Wall Street.


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17x06 Calvin Trillin (October 18, 2011)


Republicans identify America's American enemy, John Oliver tries to join Occupy Wall Street, and Calvin Trillin talks political humor.


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17x05 Ellen Schultz (October 17, 2011)


Wyatt Cenac and Samantha Bee examine Mitt Romney's faith, Occupy Wall Street grows, and Ellen Schultz explains how American companies have decimated retiree benefit plans.


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17x04 Jason Sudeikis (October 06, 2011)


Sarah Palin confirms she won't be running in 2012, Herman Cain shares his conspiracy theories, and Jason Sudeikis gives the inside scoop on "Saturday Night Live.


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17x03 Hugh Jackman (October 05, 2011)


Conservatives call Occupy Wall Street protesters anti-American, Florida votes to move its primary up, and Hugh Jackman boxes robots.


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17x02 Michael Lewis (October 04, 2011)


Chris Christie restates his position, Mitt Romney flip-flops, ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr.'s song, and Michael Lewis discusses his travels as a financial disaster tourist.


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17x01 Thomas Friedman (October 03, 2011)


The U.S. military kills Anwar al-Awlaki, Herman Cain talks about Rick Perry's ranch, and Thomas Friedman discusses America's role in the global market.




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