Tag: The Daily Show

WATCH: Confused Islamophobes Target American Sikhs

[ 0 ] May 6, 2016 |

via THE DAILY SHOW on APRIL 25, 2016: Hasan Minhaj sits down with designer and actor Waris Ahluwalia to find out how Islamophobia is affecting America’s (non-Muslim) Sikh population. (5:29)

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WATCH: An Emotional Jon Stewart Drops the Comedy to Talk Charleston

[ 0 ] June 19, 2015 |

by JON STEWART for THE DAILY SHOW on JUNE 18, 2015:  Jon Stewart apologized to his audience tonight for not having any jokes for them, as he just dropped the comedy to get serious about Charleston. He said, “I honestly have nothing, other than just sadness.” “By acknowledging it,” Stewart pointed out, “by staring into […]

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Bearing Witness, #IranElection (part 1): Negar Mottahedeh on the Background to “Rosewater”

Bearing Witness, #IranElection (part 1): Negar Mottahedeh on the Background to “Rosewater”

[ 0 ] April 10, 2015 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on APRIL 10, 2015:  Duke University literature professor Negar Mottahedeh set the scene for “Rosewater”  — a feature film about the real-life imprisonment of Canadian-Iranian journalist Maziar Bahari following his coverage of the 2009 Iran elections — at a public screening of the film last month.  Released in November […]

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Negar Mottahedeh & Phil Bennett Screen Jon Stewart’s Iran Movie “Rosewater” Mar. 17

Negar Mottahedeh & Phil Bennett Screen Jon Stewart’s Iran Movie “Rosewater” Mar. 17

[ 0 ] March 11, 2015 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary for DUKE TODAY/ISLAMiCommentary on MARCH 11, 2015: DURHAM, NC – Film theorist Negar Mottahedeh and journalist Phil Bennett, both Duke University professors, will hold a public Q & A on Tuesday, March 17, following a 7 p.m. screening of “Rosewater” at the Griffith Film Theater. The directorial debut of […]

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WATCH: Trailer for Jon Stewart’s “Rosewater” movie

[ 0 ] October 7, 2014 |

via OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE FOR “ROSEWATER” :  Based on a true story, ROSEWATER marks the screenwriting & directorial debut of The Daily Show host Jon Stewart, and stars Gael García Bernal. 11/14/2014 Description The feature film Rosewater is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir “Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, […]

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WATCH: Jon Stewart Talks with Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton About AJ Journalists Still Imprisoned in Egypt

[ 0 ] July 22, 2014 |

compiled by ISLAMiCommentary (via THE DAILY SHOW) on JULY 21, 2014:  Jon Stewart interviewed Doha-based Al Jazeera English correspondent Sue Turton on Monday, July 21.  In June , an Egyptian judge found six Al Jazeera journalists, including Turton, guilty of allegedly broadcasting false news reports. Turton and two other journalists escaped Egypt before they could be […]

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WATCH: The Daily Show — A Farewell to Egyptian Satire

WATCH: The Daily Show — A Farewell to Egyptian Satire

[ 0 ] June 5, 2014 |

ISLAMiCommentary Editor’s note: The Daily Show video of this clip is for some reason currently unavailable, so the clip embedded above is unofficial; i.e. not provided by The Daily Show  via JOHN STEWART/THE DAILY SHOW on JUNE 2, 2014:   Bassem Youssef’s immensely popular satirical news (El Bernameg) show ends as Egypt’s political climate becomes […]

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On ‘The Infidel’: Bringing Gray to a Black and White Fight

On ‘The Infidel’: Bringing Gray to a Black and White Fight

[ 6 ] February 24, 2014 |

Column » Comics & Dialogue: Islam in Graphic Novels  by A. DAVID LEWIS for ISLAMiCommentary on FEBRUARY 24, 2014:  The debut of the new Ms. Marvel comic book this month featuring a Pakistani American teenage Muslim super heroine has been praised by many but not all; certainly not graphic novelist Bosch Fawstin. On February 9, 2014, Fawstin […]

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Malala’s Muslim Faith: A Voice of Islam for the Next Generation

Malala’s Muslim Faith: A Voice of Islam for the Next Generation

[ 0 ] October 10, 2013 |

by YASMIN HAFIZ for HUFFINGTON POST on OCTOBER 10, 2013:  Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Taliban for standing up for the education of girls and has electrified the world with her determination and courage in the face of ignorance and hate. She’s also the voice of Islam’s next generation of moderate Muslims. Though only 16 […]

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