Posts Tagged: Jon Stewart

Bruce Springsteen & Jon Stewart Forever

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It’s become a pretty much universally acknowledged fact that there was no greater way for The Daily Show to go out than with Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band. Jon Stewart and the Boss have been mutual fans for years, something publicly cemented in their 2012 interview for Rolling Stone, where Springsteen told the journalist megafan, “your show is basically an interpretive media class.” Springsteen and his band played “Land of Hope and Dreams” at Stewart’s request, then ended the show’s long run with “Born to Run.” If you haven’t caught the final show yet, haven’t quite dealt with the fact that the show’s over, or just feel the need to see the Boss, watch the video after the jump.

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ISIS: A Rumpus Roundup

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The Islamic State of Iraq in Syria, known better as ISIS, has operated in Syria and Iraq since 2003 as an offshoot of al-Qaeda—at least until al-Qaeda disavowed any connection. The military organization is neither a political party nor religious group, though membership primarily consists of Sunni Muslims, the “orthodox” branch of Islam and the religion’s largest sect (Baghdad’s government contains mostly Shiite Muslims).

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