Jon Stewart

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Rose Byrne and Steve Carell in Irresistible. Photograph: Daniel McFadden/Focus Features

Jon Stewart, directing his second feature, has focused on a key discontent in contemporary American politics: the gulf between the coastal elite and .(...)

Chris Cooper and Steve Carell in Irresistible

IRRESISTIBLE ★★★☆☆ Directed by Jon Stewart. Starring Steve Carell, Rose Byrne, Chris Cooper, Mackenzie Davis, Topher Grace, Natasha Lyonne. VOD, (...)

If we approach every new piece of digital information with an initial scepticism, we surely risk a cynical contamination

I have always been wary of promoting any particular company in this column, but I must make an exception for Skitster. Skitser, announced just this (...)

Steve Carrell. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Eight years ago the actor Steve Carell went into a recording booth to adopt a cod eastern European accent for the first time. The role was Gru, the he(...)

“You can’t separate art from politics,” says Gael García Bernal. “Art doesn’t happen in isolation. Every movie or piece of art takes a political stanc(...)

“Young people should  be trained from an early age in media literacy so they can become their own fact-checkers.” Image: iStock

Here’s a radical idea: Give young people the news they want to read and not what we think they should read. Not only might this stop the handwringing (...)

The Fake News Show team:  Stephen Mangan (centre) hosts with, from left,   Richard Osman, Richard Ayoade , Katherine Ryan and Jon Richardson

You know we’ve reached a strange point in human history when even the purveyors of “fake news” try to set the record straight. That’s what happened r(...)

Jon Stewart performing at Madison Square Garden last November. On Tuesday’s Late Show he read out a series of Trump executive orders.  “The reason that I, Donald J Trump, am exhausting is that every instinct and fibre of my pathological self-regard calls me to abusive power.” Photograph: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images

Wearing a furry animal atop his head and a red tie that stretched down below his feet, Jon Stewart returned to the Late Show on CBS on Tuesday and res(...)

Image: Thinkstock

Apple might fancy another Steve Jobs, Berkshire Hathaway could be seeking a second Warren Buffett and Comedy Central might be on the hunt for replacem(...)

The cast and crew of ‘Game of Thrones’ pose with their awards including Outstanding Drama Series. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA.

HBO shows Game of Thrones and Veep won the top prizes at the Emmy Awards for the first time on Sunday, bringing a breath of fresh air to television(...)

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