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Jon Stewart Will Take Break to Direct Movie

He'll be away from 'Daily Show' 12 weeks to work on drama

(Newser) - Jon Stewart plans to take a 12-week hiatus from the Daily Show in June to, surprise, surprise, direct a serious movie, reports the New York Times . What's more, Stewart adapted the screenplay for Rosewater himself. It's based on a book by Maziar Bahari, a journalist who was detained... More »

Colbert Returns, With Shout-Out to Mom

'Colbert Report' host also addresses rumors about his hiatus

(Newser) - Stephen Colbert sent a shout-out, apparently to his mom, last night upon his return to the Colbert Report. "Evidently, having 11 children makes you tough as nails," he said. "Confidential to a lovely lady." The comment appeared to confirm his sudden hiatus was in fact related... More »

Tiger Woods Loses One, Wins One

TAG Heuer backs scandal-plagued golfer; Golf Digest backs off

(Newser) - Golf Digest has distanced itself—temporarily, the magazine says—from Tiger Woods, in a sign that his escapades have seriously damaged the golfer’s cachet. Woods’ name will remain on the masthead, but his instructional columns will be on hiatus as long as he is. The move is shocking because... More »

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