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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth

A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth( )
Author: Stewart, Jon
Daily Show Staff,
ISBN:978-1-84614-316-8
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Imprint:Particular Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.99
Book Description:

Where do we come from? Who created us? Why are we here? These are questions that have sporadically interested people since the dawn of time, but whose answers have continually eluded us. Now in their new book, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show writing staff (who include the team behind The Onion) tackle them and many more with their trademark wit, irreverence and intelligence. They will take us on an intellectual journey through time - a quest back to the very moment of creation - that...
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Book Details
Pages:244
Detailed Subjects: Humor / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):21.9 x 26.4 x 2.3 cm
Book Weight:1.206 Kilograms
Author Biography
Stewart, Jon (Author)
Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz was born on November 28, 1962 in New York City. He attended the College of William ans Mary and graduated in 1984. He started as a stand-up comedian when he made his debut at a club called The Bitter End. He began using the stage name Jon Stewart by dropping his last name and changing the spelling of his middle name Stuart to Stewart.He entered television as host of the Short Attention Span theater for Comedy Central. He then went on to host his own show pn MTV called the Jon Stewart Show which was the first talk show on the network to become a fast hit. He bacame host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central in 1999 which combines humor with the day's top news stories. As the Daily Show gained popularity Jon Stewart won his first Emmy award in 2001. Jon Stewart has won a total of 13 Emmys as either writer or producer for The Daily Show, which ahs also been nominated for many news and jpurnalism awards. In 2005, The Daily Show and Jon Stewart also received a Best Comedy Album Grammy Award for the audio book edition of America (The Book). The print version was on the best selling U.S. books in 2004. His title Earth: The Book: A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. In 2016, he and Chris Smith published The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History. He became known as the critic of CNN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC. Jon Stewart also hosted the 78th and 80th Academy Awards.

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