Can’t imagine anyone topping or ‘filling his shoes’, he’s in the stratosphere of political satire.
If you were surprised by Jon Stewart’s announcement that he was leaving The Daily Show after 17 years, so was the show’s staff. “We found out when the world found out,” said Travon Free, a staff writer on the satirical news program.
Head writer Elliott Kalan wasn’t quite ready to talk about what comes next: “Jon isn’t going for awhile, the show is continuing . The show itself is going nowhere and I assume we’re going nowhere.” Daniel Radosh, a staff writer, added: “The show is still going to need writers, so if nothing else we have the inside track.”
“Unless the new host is Colin Mochrie from Whose Line is it Anyway? And it’s all improv,” noted Kalan. “Then they wouldn’t need writers.”
When asked who his dream host would be, Free replied: “I’m working for the guy. That’s why I moved from Los Angeles to New York…
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