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Contents Acknowledgements xxx Senior Philosophical Correspondents xxx Introduction: Great Book, or the Greatest Book? xxx Segment One Headlines: Faux News is Good News xxx 1 Amusing Ourselves to Death with Television News: Jon Stewart, Neil Postman, and the Huxleyan Warning xxx Gerald J. Erion 2 The Fake, the False, and the Fictional: The Daily Show as News Source xxx Michael Gettings 3 The Fake News as the Fifth Estate xxx Rachael Sotos 4 The Good, the Bad, and The Daily Show xxx Jason Zinser Segment Two Correspondent?s Report: Jon Stewart (Not Mill) as Philosopher, Sort Of xxx 5 Jon Stewart and the New Public Intellectual xxx Terrance MacMullan 6 Stewart and Socrates: Speaking Truth to Power xxx Judith Barad 7 Can The Daily Show Save Democracy? Jon Stewart as the Gadfly of Gotham xxx Steven Michels and Michael Ventimiglia 8 Jon the Cynic: Dog Philosophy 101 xxx Alejandro B rcenas Segment Three Regular Feature: Critical Thinking and the War on Bullshit xxx 9 Public Discourse and the Stewart Model of Critical Thinking xxx Roben Torosyan 10 The Daily Show?s Expos¿ of Political Rhetoric xxx Liam P. Dempsey 11 Bullshit and Political Spin: Is the Medium the Massage? xxx Kimberly A. Blessing and Joseph J. Marren 12 Bullshitting Bullshitters and the Bullshit They Say xxx Andrew Sneddon Segment Four Interview: Religion, God, and Darwin xxx 13 The Challenge of Religious Diversity in ?This Week in God? xxx Matthew S. Lopresti 14 Contingency, Irony, and ?This Week in God? xxx Brad Frazier 15 Evolution, Schmevolution: Jon Stewart and the Culture Wars xxx Massimo Pigliucci Segment Five Checking in with Stephen Colbert/Your Moment of Zen: Beyond The Daily Show xxx 16 America (The Book): Textbook Parody and Democratic Theory xxx Steve Vanderheiden 17 The Daily Show/Colbert Report Guide to Neologizing xxx Jason Holt 18 Truthiness, Self-Deception, and Intuitive Knowledge xxx Amber L. Griffioen 19 Stephen Colbert, Irony, and Speaking Truthiness to Power xxx Kevin S. Decker Index
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Daily show (Television program).