De Blasio Threatens to Unleash Locusts on East Side During Daily Show Appearance

Mayor de Blasio filming tonight's episode of The Daily Show. (Photo: Twitter/@marti_adams)
Mayor de Blasio filming tonight’s episode of The Daily Show. (Photo: Twitter/@marti_adams)

Mayor Bill de Blasio took his infamous “dad humor” to The Daily Show this evening, where he took jabs at the Upper East Side and his predecessor Michael Bloomberg, and proved he could eat pizza like a normal New Yorker: with his hands, according to a mayoral pool report.

“What else could we do to the Upper East Side?” asked host Jon Stewart, who earlier had joked about the new mayor shipping snow to the tony neighborhood, where some residents complained about cleanup after last month’s second major snowstorm. Continue reading “De Blasio Threatens to Unleash Locusts on East Side During Daily Show Appearance”

De Blasio to Make Late-Night Debut on The Daily Show Next Week

Jon Stewart reacting to Forkgate. (Photo: Screenshot)
Jon Stewart reacting to Forkgate. (Photo: Screenshot)

Mayor Bill de Blasio will be making his first appearance on late night TV as a guest on The Daily Show next week.

Mr. de Blasio, who has become frequent subject on the show will make his debut this Monday, February 3 at 11 p.m., according to a Comedy Central release forwarded by the mayor’s office. Continue reading “De Blasio to Make Late-Night Debut on The Daily Show Next Week”

Jon Stewart says Michael Grimm Was Giving the ‘Traditional Staten Island Goodbye’

Jon Stewart speaking on last night's show. (screengrab: thedailyshow.com)
Jon Stewart speaking on last night’s show. (screengrab: thedailyshow.com)

The Daily Show and its host, Jon Stewart, skewered Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm last night for threatening to throw a NY1 reporter off a balcony after the president’s State of the Union address earlier this week.

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Daily Show Takes on Cuomo’s ‘No Place’ Scandal

The Daily Show taking on the Cuomo 'No Place' scandal.
The Daily Show taking on the Mr. Cuomo.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was a punchline on The Daily Show last night.

The late-night faux-news show dedicated it opening segment to the controversy over Mr. Cuomo’s recent comments that “extreme conservatives, who are right-to-life, pro-assault weapon, anti-gay … have no place in the state of New York,” teasing both the way Mr. Cuomo talks and the substance of his remarks. Continue reading Daily Show Takes on Cuomo’s ‘No Place’ Scandal”

Jon Stewart Takes on Forkgate

Jon Stewart reacting to Forkgate. (Photo: Screenshot)
Jon Stewart reacting to Forkgate. (Photo: Screenshot)

The Daily Show last night took on new Mayor Bill de Blasio first major “scandal”: his decision to eat his pizza with a knife and fork.

Calling out Mr. de Blasio’s utensil transgression, a faux-outraged Jon Stewart castigated the new mayor, who has presented himself as a populist fighter, for eating just like Donald Trump. Continue reading “Jon Stewart Takes on Forkgate”

Jon Stewart Jokes About Lhota Losing to ‘Anti-Semitic Times Square Elmo’

"Bill de Blasio: already the mayor."
“Bill de Blasio: already the mayor.”

The Daily Show dove back into the mayor’s race last night, delivering a rather brutal assessment of Republican Joe Lhota’s chances in the polls tonight.

After playing a news clip that described Mr. Lhota trailing Bill de Blasio by a huge margin in a recent poll, host Jon Stewart went on to list other equally dismal contests. Continue reading “Jon Stewart Jokes About Lhota Losing to ‘Anti-Semitic Times Square Elmo’”

Jon Stewart Hearts the de Blasio Family

Jon Stewart is inspired by Dante de Blasio.
Jon Stewart is inspired.

The Daily Show weighed in on Tuesday’s election results last night, and celebrated mayoral winner Bill de Blasio’s “incredibly awesome family”–at one point donning an afro wig to try to be more like Mr. de Blasio’s famous son, Dante.

“Adopt me?” asked host Jon Stewart after playing a clip of the family on victory night doing their signature dance move, “The Smackdown.”

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