Tag Archive: Jon Stewart

[WATCH] ATOMS FOR PEACE on THE DAILY SHOW

Thom Yorke’s side project Atoms for Peace paid a visit to The Daily Show tonight in support of their upcoming US tour. The Radiohead frontman was accompanied by RHCP bassist Flea for a chat with Jon Stewart — with the former looking as uncomfortable about the whole thing as ever — and discussed the genesis of the …

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[WATCH] Jake Gyllenhaal & Hugh Jackman talk PRISONERS on THE DAILY SHOW

In a rare back-to-back booking, The Daily Show had both lead actors from Denis Villeneuve’s crime drama Prisoners — which debuted recently at TIFF and opens this week in the US — on the show to promote the film this week. Jake Gyllenhaal stopped by last night and discussed casting (including Ben Affleck as Batman), beards and aging …

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[WATCH] J.J. Abrams discusses STAR TREK & STAR WARS on THE DAILY SHOW

Increasingly prolific director/producer J.J. Abrams paid a visit to The Daily Show tonight to promote his great new film, Star Trek Into Darkness. Evasive as ever, he danced around the subject of his upcoming Star Wars VII when Jon Stewart brought it up, and Abrams admitted that he wasn’t a Star Trek fan growing up. The pair touched on the …

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[WATCH] Robert Downey Jr. talks IRON MAN 3 & more on THE DAILY SHOW

Marvel’s Iron Man 3 — currently dominating international box offices — will be released this week in America, and its magnetic star Robert Downey Jr. is currently doing the promo rounds. Following his amazing GQ interview, Downey stopped by The Daily Show tonight to hyperactively discuss the film as well as dish on Kevin Feige’s decision process, his nostalgia for …

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[WATCH] Jon Hamm discusses MAD MEN’s sixth season on THE DAILY SHOW

Following Christina Hendricks’ appearance last week, Mad Men star Jon Hamm visited The Daily Show last night to promote the show’s sixth season. He and Jon Stewart have a fun rapport and spent the majority of the interview joking around, but they also discussed Linda Cardellini’s inclusion on the show and how hard it was to keep secret, as well …

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[WATCH] Christina Hendricks talks MAD MEN on THE DAILY SHOW

Mad Men star Christina Hendricks paid a visit to The Daily Show tonight to promote the show’s remarkable sixth season, which is now airing on AMC. Jon Stewart quizzed her on Joan’s arc and suggested a fun ’70s spin-off where she rides around in a van solving mysteries, and the two also discussed the show’s depiction of sexism …

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[WATCH] Peter Dinklage talks GAME OF THRONES on THE DAILY SHOW

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart returned from a two-week vacation tonight and featured an interview with the always entertaining Peter Dinklage. The Game of Thrones star was there to promote the show’s imminent third season, but he managed to avoid dishing any spoilers, instead spending the majority of the discussion delivering hilarious joke answers and coining such …

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[WATCH] Paul Rudd discusses the Supreme Court rather than ADMISSION on THE DAILY SHOW

Paul Rudd appeared on The Daily Show last night — sporting the Brian Fantana ‘stache for the Anchorman sequel he’s currently shooting — to promote his new film Admission, in which he co-stars with Tina Fey. Rather than discuss his current film or next one, Jon Stewart correctly assumed that people will see them regardless and suggested they practice for the …

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[WATCH] Lena Dunham talks GIRLS on THE DAILY SHOW

Following Jessica Chastain’s appearance last night, The Daily Show continued its Golden Globe-winning trend with Lena Dunham as tonight’s guest. The always talkative creator/star of Girls discussed dealing with internet hate, the Golden Globes, and plans for a third season of her hit HBO show, not to mention the revelation (for me, at least) that co-star Allison Williams is the …

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[WATCH] Jessica Chastain discusses ZERO DARK THIRTY on THE DAILY SHOW

Fresh off her Golden Globe win for Best Actress, Jessica Chastain visited The Daily Show last night to promote her excellent new film Zero Dark Thirty. Jon Stewart quizzed the busy actress — she’s also currently starring in a Broadway production of The Heiress — on the crazy torture controversy surrounding the film, the C.I.A. agent her character was based …

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