1. The man who has kept many of us laughing through some of the more absurd moments in the last 15 years is leaving. Comedy Central announced comedian Jon Stewart would be leaving The Daily Show.
  2. Comedy Central made the announcement via their Twitter account:
  3. Stewart took some time off in 2013 to direct Rosewater, a film about an Iranian-born Canadian journalist who was imprisoned for 118 days in Tehran.
  4. The Jon Stewart announcement was just one massive note as NBC released news of Brian Williams' suspension minutes later:
  5. This is news. This "comedy" show informs more people of current events than most news networks.
  6. The Comedy Central statement did not indicate what his plans were after leaving.
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