The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Season 18 • 10/15/2012
"The Casual Vacancy" author J.K. Rowling recalls her days on British welfare.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Moment of Zen - Alex Karras Tribute
The late Alex Karras punches a horse and philosophizes in the 1974 comedy "Blazing Saddles."
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Moment of Zen - Space Voting
Astronauts weightlessly weigh in on the 2012 election.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 You Magnificent Bastards - Down-Ballot Notables
Down-ticket congressional races are dominated by talk of bar fights, the science of creationism, and the unintended benefits of slavery.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Paul Thomas Anderson
"The Master" director Paul Thomas Anderson discusses getting the best out of his actors and balancing his roles as writer and director.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Our New Election Economy
John Oliver explores the job-creating upside of the terrible, corrosive, democracy-destroying billions flowing into American politics.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 You Magnificent Bastards
Missouri would-be Senator Todd Akin weathers criticism over controversial "legitimate rape" comments with support from Reverend Stoney Shaw.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Moment of Zen - Arlen Specter Tribute
The late Arlen Specter dodges a question about his birth certificate.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Democalypse 2012 - V.P. Debate: Battle for the Historical Footnote
Vice President Joe Biden steps up his game during his debate with Paul Ryan.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Democalypse 2012 - V.P. Debate: Battle for the Historical Footnote - Joe Biden
Following Joe Biden's forceful debate showing against Paul Ryan, Fox News delegitimizes it.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Democalypse 2012 - V.P. Debate: Battle for the Historical Footnote - Martha Raddatz
Martha Raddatz controls the vice-presidential debate while the media focuses on facial expressions and tweets.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 J.K. Rowling
Author J.K. Rowling discusses her post-"Harry Potter" writing life and how her days on government assistance influenced her book, "The Casual Vacancy."
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Back in Black - Lance Armstrong, Butt Chugging & Farm Animal Sex
Lewis Black wonders why everyone isn't doping, examines the "butt chugging" phenomenon and finds the one honest man in America.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Moment of Zen - Tropical Storm John
Weatherman Dan Pope describes how tropical storm John will turn into a depression.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Herman Cain: An American Presidency - American Exceptionalism
John Oliver asks would-be President Herman Cain to point out where on his body he feels that America is the world's greatest country.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Eugene Jarecki
Director Eugene Jarecki discusses the senselessness of American drug laws and how corporate interests perpetuate the prison-industrial complex.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Democalypse 2012 - Please, For the Love of God, Make It Stop
Paul Ryan stops at an Ohio homeless shelter to wash dishes specifically set aside for campaign snapshots of him selflessly washing them.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Experts Critique the Presidential Debate
John Oliver recruits his own diverse panel of experts to analyze the second presidential debate in real time.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Democalypse 2012 - The Second Debate*: Now Including the President - Binders of Women
Mitt Romney contradicts himself on contraception issues and recalls recruiting "binders full of women" for cabinet positions in Massachusetts.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Nate Silver
Statistician Nate Silver weighs in on the presidential race and discusses the limits of statistical predictability.
The Daily Show with Jon StewartS18 Democalypse 2012 - The Second Debate*: Now Including the President
President Obama decides to attend the second presidential debate, and the two candidates finally have a substantive discussion about how much they hate each other.
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