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Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' a Needed Depiction of Torture
Originally Posted: 11/17/2014 - 2:07pm | Type: Blog

While there are scenes of physical torture onscreen, the film doesn’t show them in graphic detail — to the point where it almost feels that Stewart isn’t going as deep with the subject matter as he could have. ...

Weekly Wrap 10.3.14: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Originally Posted: 10/14/2014 - 10:25am | Type: Blog

1. The Strange Nostalgia of ‘Left Behind’ The rapture movie (out in theaters today) is—to borrow a phrase—neither hot nor cold. So why the re-make? We take a crack at answering. 2. Lipstick and Seminary “Du ...

Malala Yousafzai and the Tradition of Islamic Nonviolence
Originally Posted: 10/15/2013 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

Christians like myself must hear our Muslim brothers and sisters’ call for nonviolence as a result of their faith, not as a contradiction of their faith. Malala Yousafzai has capt ...

Jon Stewart to Malala Yousafzai: 'Can I Adopt You?'
Originally Posted: 10/10/2013 - 1:51pm | Type: Blog

Just as she left the world speechless when she addressed the United Nations in July, Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani advocate for women’s rights and access to education, rendered America's jes ...

Is Immortality Talk Just 'Fear of the Dark?'
Originally Posted: 09/27/2013 - 11:22am | Type: Blog

And although great thinkers like Hawking may shrug their shoulders when confronted with the problem of mortality, they also tend to demonstrate an equal degree of indifference with regard to the moral implicat ...

Science vs. Religion: A Race to Destruction?
Originally Posted: 09/25/2013 - 12:46pm | Type: Blog

Science for the sake of science, or religion for the sake of religion, nearly always possesses within it the potential for great danger, especially if the humanity that both were meant to serve comes second to ...

QUIRK: 'Daily Show' Takes On 'Bullying' of Christians (VIDEO)
Originally Posted: 06/19/2013 - 9:17am | Type: Blog

Daily Show correspondent Samantha Bee talks LGBT-on-Christian 'bullying' in comedy show segment. Daily Show  correspondent Samantha Bee's latest segment for the ...

Daily Show Appearance Has Viewers Asking, "Who Is David Barton?"
Originally Posted: 05/03/2012 - 9:33am | Type: Blog

David Barton is today the No. 1 trending topic on Google. For  CNN's Belief Blog ,  Dan Gilgoff  writes: A longtime star on the conservative Christian circuit, ...

Blame the Comedians: Playing the Humor Card
Originally Posted: 03/14/2012 - 12:07pm | Type: Blog

"First of all, comedians don't wear helmets...Comedy is not a helmet-wearing art form."... We'll let Jonny Stew explain inside the blog. "First of all, co ...

The Daily Show on Evangelicals & Mormons: Battle of the Sects
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:38pm | Type: Blog

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart explains why, apparently, many "evangelicals" are supporting Rick Perry. +Warning: Videos may contain coarse language+ Last ...

Jon Stewart: Media to #OccupyWallStreet, "What's Up, Brotesters?"
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

The Daily Show Oh, Mr. Stewart, how we love you... The Daily Show Oh, Mr. Stewart, how we love you... The protesters' stated, ...

Why Can't Americans Work the Fields?
Originally Posted: 10/06/2011 - 5:58am | Type: Blog

How ironic that for all the protests going on about unemployment these days there is a parallel, if less shrill, debate happening in our agricultural sector involving what to do about a shortage of wo ...

Jon Stewart on 'the Poors': Fridges & Microwaves & TVs, Oh My!
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

WARNING: Sarcasm ahead. WARNING: Sarcasm ahead. Scandalous statistics reveal that nearly every household ( 99.9 percent according to the Heritage Foundation ) classified as ...

How Long Do You Spend in the Shower?
Originally Posted: 07/29/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

Many of us not only shower too frequently (there is evidence that suggests that daily showers are not always good for us), but many of us also spend far too long in the shower. Ac ...

Jon Stewart's Misguided Rally to Restore Sanity
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

While I regularly watch <em>The Daily Show</em> and think its political satire is second to none, the Rally to Restore Sanity that was held on the Mall in Washington, D.C. ...

Video: Jim Wallis on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> Jim Wallis is the author o ...

Video: Health-Care Hermeneutics with Jon Stewart
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>I need to find something to do until Sept. 13 or thereabouts. The Daily Show is on a three-week vacation until then. (Anyone have a good home remedy for the Stewart Shakes?) I kid.</p> ...