Jon Stewart’s next step: Sizing up the possibilities




No, you’re not the only one to make a NBC Nightly News with Jon Stewart joke following the news of the The Daily Show host’s departure. Sorry

But you were fair to do so, especially on a day that saw Jon Stewart announce he was ending his run on his Comedy Central program later this year and Brian Williams get slapped with a six-month suspension. The pieces stacked themselves

The big question, though, jokes aside: What the heck is Jon Stewart leaving The Daily Show for? Sixteen years after taking the reigns from Craig Kilborn, why now?

Stewart himself did little to clear up his motivation on Tuesday night’s program when announcing his exit, saying only he doesn’t have “any specific plans [but] I got a lot of ideas.” Read more…

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