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From profiling the "homicidally wacky" North
Korean president to playfully labeling Senate Majority leader
Bill Frist as "doctor, kitty murderer," Jon Stewart brings his
caustic brand of humor to the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.
Stewart took over as the sardonic anchorman
of Comedy Central's The Daily Show in January 1999. He brought
higher ratings and opened the door for other prospects.
NBC recently signed Stewart and Daily's senior
correspondent Stephen Colbert to create a sitcom. Colbert will
star; Stewart writes and produces.
Prior to taking over Daily, the New Jersey
native played himself on HBO's series-within-a-series, The Larry
Sanders Show. He also served as a creative consultant to the series.
On the feature film front, Stewart had acting
roles in such films as Big Daddy, Playing by Heart and Death to
He authored his debut book, Naked Pictures
of Famous People, a collection of fictitious and humorous what-if
Stewart hits the stage Saturday at 8 p.m. at
the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Carol Morsani Hall, Tampa.
Cost is $29.75 to $49. For more information, call 229-7827.