Stewart is best known for his cutting edge journalism on "The
Daily Show". Jon has also appeared recently in "Big Daddy" with
Adam Sandler. The DAILY SHOW can be seen every night at 11:00
on COMEDY CENTRAL.
-- Welcome to our live chat with Jon Stewart from the "DAILY SHOW".
-- Jon is in the house and ready to take your questions....
-- What's your favorite thing about hosting The Daily Show?
Stewart -- The ten percent off at red lobster...it affords me
all kinds of gratuities
-- Jon, what was it like to interview Miss Piggy?
Stewart -- Besides being oddly erotic, you can't help but leave
the interview hungry and I was always fighting not to mention
-- What did you want to be when you were growing up?
Stewart -- I think I wanted to be... Walt Frazier the b-ball player,
or one of the banana splits
-- Jon, would you do another tv show if you were asked?
Stewart -- No, I have a job to attend to at this point, at least...do
they know something I don't? Will I still have a job soon?
-- Do you sometimes wish you were more famous then you are?
Stewart -- I sometimes wish I was smarter or funnier...ha but
as long as the people in my family know me, I get to go to all
the good picnics
-- Who's your favorite Daily Show correspondent?
Stewart -- They are an incredibly talented bunch, and to pick
one would only leave me open to ridicule and numerous office beatings
-- What is your bride-to-be like and why don't
you ever bring her on the show?
Stewart -- She has been on, it's actually a they - its the girls
-- Have you heard of the Jon Stewart Estrogen Brigade, and what
do you think of it?
Stewart -- I have not, but now I know why I have soft, pouty,
-- What position did you play in soccer?
Stewart -- I was known as the little guy by the sideline, otherwise
known as wing
-- Will you EVER host Saturday Night Live???
Stewart -- I am gonna give that show another 20-25 years, I wanna
see how it does, whether or not it "sticks"
-- What has been your favorite film role?
Stewart -- The Faculty, because I got to have a pen jammed into
my eye....for three days straight, with an acidic fluid flowing
through it while they explained that it would all be "allright"....
-- When you were in the movie, Mixed Nuts, did you do your own
rollerblading stunt work?
Stewart -- I did. Otherwise, there would have been no reason for
me to be there my only line was ... "look out"... but I still
have the spandex
-- When the Daily Show Crew did the piece on owning Mars, were
you tempted to sign up? :)
Stewart -- I am so tempted to say, I already have a piece of your
anus....in fact...... I will
-- If you could tell the people who cancelled your old show any
one thing, now that you've hit it big with Daily Show, what would
Stewart -- Have fun producing sister, sister on the UPN
-- How much do u enjoy hosting TDS? how long is your contract
(if u have 1) 4 & will u renew or stay host? i hope so! u
r so funny!!!!
Stewart -- I LOVE IT - whoa, .....the contract goes until they
tell you to leave... hopefully they'll be patient
-- Why'd you change your hairstyle? It was cool a couple of years
ago...now it's so... official
Stewart -- They wanted me to look more cleaned up....but on weekends,
I pretend it's longer, plus with all the clippings I'm making
a hair monkey
-- If you weren't in the business, would you be waiting tables,
bartending, or lounge singing?
Stewart -- I would be exotic dancing, but just to put my kid through
-- Do you spend much time online?
Stewart -- Not really, I'm of the generation that slightly missed
that whole thing. My dad brought home a calculator the size of
my desk, and I used to play with that
-- How do you handle all the fame? (interviews, webpages,crazy
fans etc) Is it easy or hard?
Stewart -- You don't see it much, it just feels good to be at
work every day....there's no paparazzi trying to take pictures
of my naked ass or nothing
Pink -- Can you please prance or skip to your seat when you enter
the stage when the show starts?
Stewart -- That's what I do in rehearsal, when I got the sugar
running through me
-- Are you aware of all the web sites dedicated to you? if so,
do view them regularly?
Stewart -- It's hard with my direct cindy margolis link it's hard
to deviate, but I'm gonna try - it's actually hardwired right
-- Who has been the most embarrassing interview you've done?
Stewart -- Sometimes I am slightly unprepared, and I'll mention....a
show they might not be on etc, and then I feel embarrassed
-- "Naked Pictures" is one of the funniest books I have ever read.
Any plans to write another book?
Stewart -- Probably, because there's nothing more pleasurable
then staying up forty hours straight and trying to be funny....at
4 in the morning in a room all
with a computer and a pack of cigarettes
bean -- Whats the strangest job you have ever had?
Stewart -- Worked for a lab, where I had to catch mosquitos and
sort them. I call it, My summer brush with malaria
-- What would you be doing if you weren't on TV?
Stewart -- I'd be the guy who could do somethin other then catch
mosquitos for minimum wage
-- What is your favorite ice cream?
Stewart -- Mint Choc. Chip but the good time with the nice big
chunks of old school chocolate, the good kind
-- Jon, I've never seen you wear an outfit twice on the show...does
your wardrobe closet have it's own zipcode?!?
Stewart -- There are only 4 suits, you ought to watch the show
two days in a row. I must throw you by accessorizing.
-- Who makes you laugh?
Stewart -- Norm McDonald, Gary Shandling, Sandler, Colin Quinn
-- What pets do you have Jon?
Stewart -- A dog - and a cat - the fish recently passed away...I
think it was a car accident.
-- If ever the daily show was cancled for some odd reson (G-d
forbid) what would you do after that?
Stewart -- Crawl into a bottle of absolut with a tom waits tape.
-- How would you describe yourself as a child?
Stewart -- A man of fine potential and hopefully improving skin.
-- Has Mike Myers called you yet?
Stewart -- Alot of hang ups, but I recognize the Canadian heavy
-- Jon is it true you have a 3rd nipple?
Stewart -- And a 4th, 5th and 6th , but when you have puppies,
these are the things you deal with. just part of the job.
-- How much longer will the writers force you to take part in,
Stewart -- As long as there are dudes willing to come on the show
-- I loved you in Big Daddy, I saw it twice, did you have fun
shooting that movie?
Stewart -- Yeah, until they sent my character to CHINA.... I thought
they liked me.
-- Any plans to be on Dawson's Creek? lol
Stewart -- As the creepy older guy by the park.....probably not.
-- Jon, if you could be any fruit what would you be and why?
Stewart -- The kind that's not eaten because well.......that would
-- You were awesome in Wishful Thinking....can we expect to see
you in anything soon?
Stewart -- Yes - drag it out of me....I was in it, I was in it.
--Tell us about the Anniversary Show
Stewart -- It's 3rd anniversary, so some of our finest moments
from the past 6 months, because as you all know, we have one of
these every couple of months for fun.
--What do you like doing more, TV, or movies?
Stewart -- Both are fun, because you get to wear makeup, but TV
gives you the fun of the live audience.
--What's your favorite Girl Scout cookie?
Stewart -- I just have all the boxes, I've never actually eaten
one. I just can't say no to a girl in uniform.
--When will you be in LA again?
Stewart -- At some point, unless I'm asked to leave the business,
which could happen.
--Jon, did you take voice lessons in preparation for that star
turn in Elmopalooza? hee hee
Stewart -- If you watched the show, clearly you can tell I didn't……unless
they were from Peter Brady...
--Hey Jon, any chance that The Bird Man of Las Vegas will come
on the Daily Show with his condors to attack the audience... that
Stewart -- No, We value our audiences eye sockets.
--Can I get an interview on your show since I'm not famous?
Stewart -- I doubt it. Maybe somethin will open up in August,
--If i want to host a show like the daily show what should i major
in when i go to college?
Stewart -- I don't think college is really any preparation at
all , but if....they have a news satire major, I'd jump all over
--What was it like watching yourself on Dr. Katz knowing someone
was at home laughing at u for worrying about what your cat thought?
Stewart -- It was more like worrying about what I might look like
squiggly...you know, would my ass look big in squiggle vision.
--What compelled you to want to host The Daily Show after Kilborn?
Stewart --My enormous respect for the show, my incredible amount
of free time, and the need for food money.
--How does it feel to host the most important television show...ever?
Stewart -- I imagine it's slightly warmer and fuzzier then the
people over at Sunrise Semester.
--Jon On your first daily show appearance were you nervous?
Stewart -- Yeah, you never wanna be the thing to ruin a good show
you just hope you fit in and your abilities fit in with the show.
--What can we expect from the third anniversary special tonight?
Stewart -- Thrills, laffs, a few tears and as always...........a
startling cliff hanger.
-- Jon, it's been a pleasure ... thanks for joining us ...
Stewart -- Bye everybody, can I put my pants on now ????