John Oliver/The Daily Show

If you’ve been watching The Daily Show, you know that Jon Stewart is about to take the summer off to direct a movie and another, much younger (36!?) John will take his place. It may seem scary to not have Jon Stewart on TV every night. Scary like you’re dad going on a loooong business trip. But don’t worry! Mommy’s new friend John Oliver is just as nice! He will play catch with you in the yard while you wait for daddy to come home. He will talk about our problems with that nice soothing accent for three months and by the end of it, we might even be sad to see him go. Don’t believe us? To the tape!

1. Talking About Immigration on Totally Biased

2. Investigating Gun Control on The Daily Show

3. Talking About California in the KQED Green Room

4. Describing America as a Drunk Girl for “The World in 2010”

So let’s all relax and accept John Oliver and let Jon Stewart have some alone time. It’s going to be a magical summer.

John Oliver is Going to Host The Daily Show and It’s Going to be Okay 11 June,2013Lizzy Acker


Lizzy Acker

Lizzy Acker’s work has been published in Nano Fiction, Fanzine, Joyland, Eleven Eleven and elsewhere. She has read with Bang Out, RADAR, Quiet Lightening and others. Her first book, Monster Party, was released in December of 2010 by Small Desk Press.

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