Tag Archives: Jon Stewart

Crossing the red (nose) line

Jon Stewart wins Red Nose Award at 2nd attempt Almost two years ago Jon Stewart came close to being awarded the clown’s red nose for a gormless and badly misinformed attempt to explain Gaza’s economic problems (see Economics of Intifada). … Continue reading

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The late LATMA?

Does anyone have a spare 2.6 million shekels? Like millions of viewers I tune in regularly to Eretz Nehederet¬†(lit.¬†A Wonderful Land), Israel’s weekly satirical programme. Few can deny the brilliant acting and writing. It was only when I heard one … Continue reading

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Economics of Intifada

25 August 2012 Why the Palestinian economy sucks As so often on the Internet, this started with a video gone viral. When I first saw it shared, I thought don’t these people know the Daily Show is supposed to be … Continue reading

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