Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah talks tolerance, patience in new special

Trevor Noah talks tolerance, patience in new special

11/29/18 Neil Runge | Staff Writer Witty, clever and thought provoking are just a few words to describe Trevor Noah’s new Netflix stand-up comedy special Son of Patricia. The current host of The Daily Show, Noah has proven that he knows how to handle politics and more sensitive topics in a way that’s both educational […]

Franchesca Ramsey to bring bite back to late night

Franchesca Ramsey to bring bite back to late night

Zachary Landau | Asst. A&E Editor On April 18, Comedy Central announced its intentions to pick up a new, as-of-yet-untitled project produced by comedian and activist Franchesca Ramsey. While the details on the show’s format are scarce, Ramsey intends to have “the most diverse set of comedians on TV” and to “heal America through brutal […]

Talk show hosts react to Trump election victory

Talk show hosts react to Trump election victory

By Josiah Martin | Staff Writer On the night of and day after the 2016 presidential election, late night television hosts, almost all of whom had predicted or hoped for a Hillary Clinton victory, offered some closing thoughts on the campaign and a look toward the future of our country. Let’s take a look at […]

Editorial: Politicians after your entertainment

Editorial: Politicians after your entertainment

By Sean Ray | A&E Editor Election years may be a dour time for most people, filled with arguments on Facebook and non-stop campaign ads, but for the entertainment industry, presidential runs are veritable goldmines. Satirists like Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee take joy in skewering candidates whenever they get the chance. Video games like […]

Trevor Noah and the “Daily Show.” New host, same style

Trevor Noah and the “Daily Show.” New host, same style

by Zachary Landau | the Duquesne Duke Trevor Noah’s debut as the new host for “The Daily Show” last week and it was a ratings success. According to the Nielson ratings company, last Monday’s unveiling raked in 1.09 million viewers on Comedy Central, with 3.4 million total tuning in across all of Viacom’s networks. Throughout […]