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Daniel Weingarten (right) and Michael Blaustein (left) after their performance. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Comedians Daniel Weingarten and Michael Blaustein perform at Stand Up NY

Anna Correa November 19, 2018
Stand-up comedians Daniel Weingarten and Michael Blaustein sold out their performance at Stand Up NY, a comedy club in New York City’s Upper West Side, on Friday, Nov. 16.
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HBO’s special “2 Dope Queens” shows off raw comedy

Deanna Albohn March 4, 2018
“2 Dope Queens” made the jump from podcast to four-episode HBO special in February, bringing co-hosts Phoebe Robinson's and Jessica Williams' unadulterated discussions on sex, gender and race issues to the silver screen.
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PHOTO CREDIT: PEABODY AWARDS

Jon Stewart will be missed, but the “Daily Show” must go on

Zach Rowe February 19, 2015
Longtime host of "The Daily Show" Jon Stewart announced his imminent retirement and man, did it hurt.
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The negative stigma attached to weed is the driving force behind biased misconceptions. STATESMAN FILE

The societal prejudice against marijuana

Matthew Boose March 11, 2014
Music thumping, bodies sweating, people vomiting – this is a familiar scene to most college students. The drug-fueled party is a fixture in almost every American college. At these events, the real life of the party is alcohol, derived from Arabic al-kuhul, the definitive social lubricant, a drug as ancient as civilization itself.
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Legendary Watergate journalist speaks at fiftieth lecture of series

Ryan Wolf October 16, 2013
Stony Brook students caught a glimpse into the past, present and future of the American press through the eyes of world-renowned journalist Carl Bernstein at the fiftieth “My Life As” presentation on Tuesday night.
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Stewart and O’Reilly battle it out

Keith Olsen October 9, 2012

The match was perfect. On Oct. 6, Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart stepped up to podiums in order to make their respective cases for the nation’s ailments and what they believe it will take to bring the...

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Rally to Restore Sanity And/or Fear a “Tremendous Success”

Ethan Freedman November 2, 2010

On Saturday, comedic political satirists Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert hosted “The Rally to Restore Sanity And/or Fear” at the National Mall in Washington, DC. The rally, a portmanteau of Stewart’s...

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