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By Lisa Rogak

Due to the fact his arrival on the day-by-day exhibit in 1999, Jon Stewart has turn into one of many significant gamers in comedy in addition to essentially the most major liberal voices within the media. In indignant Optimist, biographer Lisa Rogak charts his not likely upward push to stardom. She follows him from his early days becoming up in New Jersey, via his years as a suffering standup comedian in long island, and directly to the short-lived yet acclaimed The Jon Stewart convey. and he or she charts his humbling string of near-misses—passed over as a substitute for exhibits hosted by way of Conan O'Brien, Tom Snyder, or even the fictitious Larry Sanders—before touchdown on a 30 minutes comedy exhibit that on the time used to be nonetheless discovering its footing amidst roiling inner drama.

Once there, Stewart remodeled The day-by-day convey into the most influential information courses on tv this day. Drawing on interviews with present and previous colleagues, Rogak finds how issues work—and occasionally don't work—behind the scenes on the day-by-day exhibit, led through Jon Stewart, a comic who has come to wield impressive energy in American politics.

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