Jon Stewart Pt. 1

November 20, 2014 - Jon Stewart 11/20/2014 Views: 248,694

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart chats about delivering the news to young people, and Stephen offers a frank assessment of Stewart's career. (3:57)

>> Stephen: WELCOME BACKEVERYBODY. MY GUEST IS THE HOST

OF THE LIBERAL ELITIST DAILYSHOW, AND THE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

OF THE EMMY AWARD WINNINGCOLBERT REPORT,

PLEASE WELCOME JON STEWART. [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Stephen: JON, GOOD TO SEEYOU AGAIN.

[CROWD CHANTING "STEPHEN!"]

IS THAT HOW YOU INTRODUCE THEGUEST EVERY NIGHT?

>> Stephen: EVERY NIGHT.

I SAY IT OVER THERE AND I RUNOVER HERE.

>> SEEMS A LITTLE SELFAGGRANDIZING

>> Stephen: YES>> I JUST DON'T KNOW HOW

SUSTAINABLE SOMETHING LIKE THATWILL BE

>> Stephen: 12 MORE SHOWS, JON>> UNBELIEVABLE

>> Stephen: 12 MORE SHOWS,JON. SAVOR ME.

SAVOR ME LIKE A HERSHEY'S KISS,JON, SOON I'LL BE JUST AS RARE

WELCOME TO MY PARLOR SAID THESPIDER TO THE FLY.

>> OH BOY, ARE YOU GOING TO NAILME? I'VE HEARD ABOUT YOU

YOU'RE NOT GOING TO NAIL ME MYFRIEND.

>> I USED TO BE INSIDE THE BELLYOF THE BEAST.

I USED TO WORK FOR YOU. YOUFORGOT. I REMEMBER THINGS

YOU SAID BEHIND CLOSED DOORSAND TONIGHT I CAN

REVEAL THAT FOR 15 YEARS, I USEDTO BE OVER THERE WITH YOUR

WRITERS AND THEIR OPIUM BONGS.

HOW MANY WRITERS DO YOU HAVE,JON? 50? HOW MANY WRITERS?

>> I'M GOING TO SAY SOMETHINGTO YOU AND YOU KNOW THIS,

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS I ONLY QUOTERABBINICCAL TEXT, YOU KNOW THAT.

THERE IS NO CLOSED DOORS, NOHIDDEN AGENDA, I AM MERELY AN

ARBITER OF BIBLICAL LAW. YOUKNOW THAT, YOU'VE BEEN THERE

IF YOU WANT TO HAVE A TALMUDICDISCUSSION, I'M HAPPY TO HAVE IT

>> Stephen: THERE ARE SCRIBESWRITING DOWN EVERYTHING YOU SAY.

ON VELLUM>> THAT'S RIGHT.

>> AND YOU SAY LET IT BEWRITTEN.

>> THANK YOU. AND I'VE OPENEDEVERY MEETING,

I'VE DONE THIS FOR 16 YEARS.

ON THE ONE HAND.

[LAUGHTER]BUT ON THE OTHER HAND, I DON'T

KNOW. YOU KNOW THAT'S HOW I'VEALWAYS OPERATED.

>> Stephen: NOW AS A LIBERALLION, JON,

AS THE VOICE OF THE LEFT, YOUKNOW MORE YOUNG PEOPLE

GET THEIR NEWS FROM YOU.

>> MOST YOUNG PEOPLE. 87% OF YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ME

MILLENIALS. AND BY THE WAY,

THOSE WHO DON'T GET THEIR NEWSFROM ME FROM THE SHOW, I WILL GO

TO THEIR DORM ROOMS.

I GO INTO THE DORM ROOMS AND IWILL GIVE THEM GENERALLY USUALLY

A SYNOPSIS.

I AM LIKE SANTA.

I COME DOWN THE CHIMNEY OF THELIBERAL DORM ROOM.

>> Stephen: RUN DOWN THE BIGNEWS, HERE'S YOUR DIME BAG AND

OUT YOU GO.

[CROWD CHEERING]>> EXACTLY RIGHT.

YOU HAVE TO.

>> Stephen: IT'S THE DIME BAGBECAUSE YOU'RE ON BASIC CABLE.

>> UNLESS THEY'RE HIGH THE IDEASDON'T SEEP IN BECAUSE.

>> Stephen: YOU WEAKEN THEIRMINDS.

>> WHEN YOU'RE OUT THERE, AND IFI MAY SAY THIS.

>> Stephen: PLEASE.

>> WHEN YOU'RE TRYING TO CHANGETHE WORLD AS WE DO.

>> Stephen: ACTIVATE THEYOUTH VOTE, JON.

THAT'S ONE THING, YOUR ENTIRECAREER WAS TO ACTIVATE THE YOUTH

VOTE.

>> WE TRIED DESPERATELY TRIED TOACTIVATE THE YOUTH VOTE.

>> Stephen: BUT ONLY 21% OF THEYOUTH VOTED IN THE LAST ELECTION

HOW DOES IT FEEL TO KNOW YOURENTIRE CAREER WOULD

JUST AS WELL HAVE BEEN SHOUTEDINTO A SOCK AND THROWN OFF AN

OVERPASS?>> THAT'S UNFAIR.

>> Stephen: YOU HAVE WASTEDYOUR LIFE.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK WITH MORE OFTHIS MAN.