As the weeks go on, more and more of us are starting to notice that Hollywood’s writers are on strike. One by one new television shows are running out of fresh material. But if you’re a fan of The Daily Show, (and, well, we are) you were hit practically on day one, since the topical news spoofs put on by Jon Stewart and his merry band are written on a short schedule.
So while the rest of us find alternate means of entertaining ourselves, the writers are out there picketing in New York and L.A. What happens when you leave a bunch of bored writers with a sidewalk and a grievance? Not The Daily Show: