Jon Stewart Channels Glenn Beck – And News Corpse

In another brilliantly conceived and executed parody, the Daily Show’s Jon Stewart has perfectly captured the dementia that is Glenn Beck. The wonder, the shock, the outrage, the tears, the megalomania, the obsession with impending doom. It’s all there in a hilarious send up of Beck’s traitorous appendix.

Everyday it gets harder and harder to satirize Beck. The patented Beck hysteria is so hysterical all on its own, that it takes a real comedy genius to expand on it. Stewart fits the bill. The only thing missing was a phone on his desk so Beck could call him to deny everything.

It was nice to see Stewart get out the blackboard. It makes everything so clear. It would have been nice if he had given me some credit. He must have seen my Glenn Beck Blackboard Challenge:

Glenn Beck Blackboard Challenge

And it was also nice to see him raise the specter of Beck’s favorite political philosopher:

In other news, Beck’s appendix may not be the only thing that is threatening his life. It appears that the nurses attending Beck were probably members of the Service Employees International Union or (cue scary music) SEIU. As Beck watchers know, the SEIU is an organization that Beck regards as thugs and communists bent on destroying American civilization. They are one and the same as ACORN. They are traitors and defilers of virtue. And they are the union that represents the nurses of every major hospital in the vicinity of where Beck was when his appendix declared independence. I’m not sure I would want to be cared for by people whom I had frequently slandered as Mao loving deviants. Luckily for Beck, these nurses are professional and ethical and wouldn’t think of carrying out a vendetta on a patient who hates them.


11 thoughts on “Jon Stewart Channels Glenn Beck – And News Corpse

  1. sigh..when will mark’s socialistic eyes be opened…

  2. I saw it live and then had to watch the video 2 or 3 times to see everything in it. One of the funniest things I have ever seen. I just wonder why it is that we have to rely on comdeians to combat this type of behavior.

    • Because most of the conventional media is too afraid to offend their corporate management and sponsors. There is a long tradition of comedians speaking honestly about political and social issues – Lenny Bruce, Paul Krassner, Mort Sahl, Janeane Garafalo, George Carlin, and now Stewart.

      The so-called “real” journalists have something to learn from these people. Especially Stewart, because he is not so much a political satirist as he is a media satirist. Almost all of his bits are really addressing the media and how it covers politics, rather than politics directly.

      • You missed the Late, Great, Bill Hicks.

        • Now that you mention it, I do miss him. 🙁

  3. Of course, as in every other article that’s posted on this website Mark merely smears Glenn Beck but doesn’t provide any logical reasoning for his hatred.

  4. I’m surprised you haven’t written an article pertaining to the Saturday Night Live parody.

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