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JSEB NEWSLETTER
January 10, 2001

 

Happy New Year!

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Contents:

Join Us! Take Over the World!
Happy Anniversary to TDS, by Annie-Wan
Jon Events

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Join Us! Take Over the World!

Look, there are only four of us. We can only do so much. And frankly, we could use some fresh blood and new perspectives. Send us an e-mail! Tell us about how you fell for Jon! Give us an update on your stalking progress! Write some fan fiction! Write a haiku!

We want to hear from you. Really!
I'm not kidding!
You can tell I'm not kidding because I'm using a lot of exclamation points!!!
Submit something, even if it sucks! Do it now!

Anyone who submits something we ultimately publish automatically becomes a JSEB senator for a six-month term! Tell all your friends!

Annie-Wan, President
anniejs@earthlink.net

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Happy Anniversary to TDS
by Annie-Wan

Tomorrow will be Jon's second anniversary as host of The Daily Show. If you were lucky enough to have loved Jon back when he premiered as the show's anchor, you remember that day well. Like most Jon fans, I thought Jon was so talented that he deserved to be on television 24 hours a day (like Regis). I hunted down everything he had ever done and tuned in for every interview. Then, one day, rumors started to surface that Jon would take over The Daily Show . . . and we would get to see him FOUR TIMES A WEEK EVERY SINGLE WEEK! And when it happened -- when it became official -- I jumped with joy, kicked my heels, whipped my fist through the air, then spent three weeks recuperating in the hospital with cracked heel bones and a torn rotator cuff. It was worth it.

I watched that first show, and almost every one since. Does anyone remember their favorite moments on the old show? Remember the first time Jon collapsed his chair so that he looked four feet tall? Wasn't it hilarious how much Jesus resembled Kevin Costner? Remember when Jon analyzed how much anti-Semitism existed in the Arab nations by testing them on the Jewometer?

The Daily Show audience has increased 400% since Jon took over (source: Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Pop-Up Video version). Many pundits (many, despite Jon's dire warnings that there may be a severe pundit shortage in the near future) claim that the SNL presidential debate parody was the most politically influential bit of pop culture last year. I disagree. I believe that prize goes to The Daily Show. It took an election for people to really sit up and pay attention, but look at what has happened. Jon is suddenly in demand on panels and in political discussions. It has gotten to the point where Jon is almost a pundit himself, but unlike the other pundits, you want him to stick around after the controversy is over.

I'll end with one of my favorite quotes, taken from an ad for TDS in 1999:

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Because sometimes ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX NEWS, MSNBC, CNN, HEADLINE NEWS, CSPAN, and CSPAN 2 just aren't enough."

Annie-Wan, President
anniejs@earthlink.net

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Jon Events

All times Eastern. Not liable for emotional distress resulting from incorrect listings.

• Jan 11, Thurs, 11 pm, &
• Jan 12, Fri, 2 am, HBO Comedy -- Dennis Miller Live: On hypochondria. Rerun from 1998.

• Jan 12, Fri, 9:30 pm, MTV -- TRL Uncensored: There is a clip of Jon calling in.

Jan 15, Mon, 10 pm, MTV -- MTV Uncensored: Jon is interspersed throughout.

Jan 17, Wed, 11:30 pm, &
Jan 18, Thurs, 2:30 am, HBO Comedy -- Larry Sanders: The Roast.

Jan 18, Thurs, 11:30 PM, MTV -- Spring Break Uncensored.

Jan 19, Fri, 7 am & 10 am (check local listings just in case), NBC -- Today: Jon and shopping steals. Not sure if this is a rerun.

Jan 19, Fri, 8 pm, &
Jan 20, Sat, 2 am, Comedy Central -- First Annual Comics Come Home. Jon is the second to last comedian in this hour-long special.

Jan 19, Fri, 11:30 pm, &
Jan 20, Sat, 2:30 am, HBO Comedy -- Larry Sanders: Another List.

• Mon to Thurs, 8:30 am, 12 pm, 7 pm, 11 pm, 1:30 am (same night) &
• Fri at 8:30 am, 12 pm, & 7 pm, Comedy Central -- The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Movies currently airing on television (check local listings for times):
• Big Daddy -- Cinemax and HBO channels.
  (Making of Big Daddy is also airing on HBO channels.)
• The Faculty -- Showtime channels and The Movie Channels.
• Mixed Nuts -- FLIX channels.
• Playing By Heart -- STARZ and ENCORE channels.
• Wishful Thinking -- The Movie Channel, Showtime channels.

All news contributed by Annie of the SSS unless otherwise noted.
Stewart Supremacist Site: http://home.earthlink.net/~jonstewart/
Join the SSS list for immediate updates and last-minute events.


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