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Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart

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Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart

A biography of the influential and beloved (by liberals, at least) host of "The Daily Show."

Since his arrival at "The Daily Show" in 1999, Jon Stewart has become one of the major players in comedy as well as one of the most significant liberal voices in the media today. In ANGRY OPTIMIST, Lisa Rogak charts his unlikely rise to political stardom, from his early stand-up days and the short-lived but acclaimed "The Jon Stewart Show." Drawing on interviews with current and former colleagues, she reveals how things work behind the scenes at "The Daily Show."

Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart
by Lisa Rogak