America's most respected political satirist Jon Stewart will be making his Triangle debut at DPAC on March 2, 2013.
Jon Stewart is one of America’s top social and comedic voices. Over 13 years, Stewart has redefined political satire in American culture from his anchor chair on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
To date, Stewart and The Daily Show have received 40 Emmy® Award nominations and won 16, including the longest streak in Emmy® history for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series (9 consecutive wins). In 2001, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart received the prestigious Peabody Award for excellence in its “Indecision 2000” campaign coverage and again in 2005 for “Indecision 2004.” The show has also been honored by the Television Critics Association for Outstanding Achievement in News and Information; winning over traditional news shows in the category. In 2010 Time® Magazine selected the series as one of "The 100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME.”
Stewart is also a best-selling author. In 2004, Warner Books published America (The Book): A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction which immediately topped The New York Times Best Seller List; the audiobook received a Grammy® award, for Best Comedy Album. His latest book, Earth (The Book): A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race also debuted at #1 on The New York Times Best Seller List.