RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 124031834 LA English T1 The Daily show and philosophy : moments of zen in the art of fake news A1 Holt, Jason,, PB Blackwell Pub. PP Malden, MA YR 2007 SN 9781405163149 1405163143 AB An entertaining and insightful examination of the Emmy-award winning American satirical news show, broadcast on Comedy Central in the US, and (in an edited edition) on More4 in the UK and CNN International around the world. Includes discussion of both The Daily Show and its spin-off show, The Colbert Report. Showcases philosophers at their best, discussing truth, knowledge, reality and the American Way. Highlights the razor sharp critical skills of Jon Stewart and his colleagues. Faces tough and surprisingly funny questions about politics, religion, and power head on.