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5 Potential ‘Daily Show’ Hosts No One Would Think Of
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As soon as Jon Stewart announced he was stepping down from The Daily Show after more than 16 seasons, speculation began as to who would replace the veteran satirical newsman. We’ve seen a lot of articles already suggesting replacements, from the married Daily Show correspondents Samantha Bee and Jason Jones to former SNL Weekend Update hosts Seth Meyers and Tina Fey. But we’ve got five names that, despite not being mentioned anywhere else, seem like logical choices. More

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Giving the "Hacky Snack" Idea to Tom at WFMU
As ‘The Best Show’ ends, an attempt to define its greatness
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It’s a Tuesday in early December around 9 p.m., and in a small radio studio in Jersey City, N.J., Tom Scharpling is about to host something he calls “The Best Show on WFMU” for nearly the last time. The difficult-to-pinpoint nature of the show is without a doubt part of its appeal and cult following, but also perhaps why it’s still held so firmly in the hands of its fans as something of “our secret” after 13 years. Whatever it is, after nine more hours of broadcasting over the next three weeks, it will conclude its run on WFMU. More