Jon Stewart said goodbye to “The Daily Show” on Thursday, America’s foremost satirist of politicians and the media ushered out by Bruce Springsteen and a reunion of the many colleagues that he worked with during 16 years as host.
Rich reacts to the blowback against Indiana Governor Mike Pence after signing the state’s ‘religious freedom law,’ a sexting scandal at North Penn High School, and the online reaction to the new host of the Daily Show, Trevor Noah.
Rich talked about the new ‘religious freedom’ law in Indiana, a man who berated a Chik Fil A employee three years ago that still has not found a job, and Jamie Foxx being criticized for making jokes about Bruce Jenner. He talked with author Kenneth Walsh about his book, Air Force One: A History of The Presidents and Their Planes, and labor lawyer Rick Grimaldi.
Jon Stewart will be stepping down from his post as anchor of “The Daily Show” later this year, Comedy Central announced Tuesday.
Chris discusses the latest delay in the implementation of Obamacare, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s latest town hall meeting, and Jim DeMint’s appearance on the Daily Show. He also talks to actors Tony Danza and Andy Karl, as well as Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris discusses the diminished expectations of Barack Obama’s Presidency, MSNBC’s apology for a tweet, and previews the Super Bowl. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger, and Comedian Bob Marley.
Chris covers the tragic details from Oklahoma after a tornado destroyed much of an Oklahoma City suburb and the continuing scandals around the IRS investigating political groups, the Benghazi terror attack, and the Justice Department accessing the phone records of reporters. He talks to CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson, Eagle Scout John Stemberger, and Jeremy Scahill about his upcoming film, Dirty Wars.
Chris reviews New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s appearance on the Daily Show. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Marc Maron.
Chris examines President Obama’s campaign trying to re-explain his comments on small business. He remembers actor Sherman Hemsley, who died yesterday at age 74. He also talks to Editor of Philly Magaizine, Tom McGrath, about Philadelphia’s 10 Best.
Chris discusses the opening of the new Barnes Foundation, the passing of Barry Gibb and Philadelphia Councilman Jim Kenney’s plan to use inmates to pick up litter. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about how religion will be used in the Presidential Campaign, to Keegan Gibson, from Politics PA, about the case against Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin, and to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about getting kicked out of a game last week.
Chris reacts to Jon Stewarts appearance on Fox News Sunday, talks to Jeff and Michael on the Monday Morning Matchup and Philles Manager Charlie Manuel and, finally, discusses a cartoon from Taiwan that calls Philadelphia the worst city in the country.