Daily Show


The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has been away for a week and I’ve been having withdrawal symptoms. Especially since a massive newsworthy event happened over in the USA and they weren’t able to cover it. But they’re back, and I thought I should mention this for those of us not able to see it.

Given the recent crisis, reporter Ed Helms was considering how many major disasters the Bush Administration could handle before it actually suffered. A huge list was presented — the completed items were:

  • Abu Graib
  • Bin Laden
  • Chalabi
  • Deficit
  • Enron
  • Failure to find WMDs
  • Halliburton
  • Iraq
  • John Bolton
  • Katrina

But apparently, the Administration will not suffer politically as long as they manage to avoid at least one of these:

  • Locusts
  • Mars Attacks
  • North Korea
  • Osama and Jenna
  • Pregnancy: Osama and Jenna
  • Queer Revolt
  • Rodents of Unusual Size
  • Syrian War
  • Tigers
  • Unicyclists (nuclear)
  • Voldemort
  • X-rated tape: Osama and Jenna
  • Yam Shortage
  • Zero People left on Earth

I love this show. I’ve said it before, possibly on this blog, but Australia needs CNNNN (or someone else) to stand up and serve us the way The Daily Show serves the USA. It’s not like we haven’t cloned every other show they make, and it’s got to be better than our sketch comedy.


4 Responses to “Daily Show”

  1. Did you upload much for that episode?

  2. I left it on all night and got 350mb up, so my ratio is still pretty awesome. It’s nice to start again with a clean slate.

    By the way, Andrew, if you’re reading this, we have to tell you about a new site to replace dear old Shun.

  3. Waxwerk, if you’re reading this, it means something has gone wrong. Abort the mission. Just walk away.

    I has it on all night but only got about 100mb up. There were other torrents seeding so maybe they were hindering it.

  4. I’ve taken to downloading daily show and stargate from other sources to allow my ratio to improve. The difference is speeds of 40KB/s instead of 140 KB/s. I think we should be able to get faster speeds (up to 400 KB/s) if our account holder would ring iinet and complain.