Thanks to beefybetty for sending us another excellent link, this time to hyper-kinetic standup comedian and Daily Show semi-regular Kristen Schaal. You can see some of her clips here: http://www.thedailyshow.com/video/?searchterm=schaal
We particularly love the “Hosting Duties” episode, in which Schall takes over the hosting duties when Jon Stewart is gone to the bathroom. She nicely skewers the ghettoization of “women’s” issues as a fringe topic in popular media. Here’s an excerpt:
Schall: “And now, we turn to the Daily Show’s senior men’s correspondent, Jon Stewart. Have a seat, John and feel free to talk about men’s issues, OK? But don’t expect to be on the show more than every 4 to 12 weeks.
We are living in a new America and I.AM.LOVING.IT!”
(Jon sinks slowly into the guest chair)
Schall: “How’s it feel?”
Stewart (looking down): “Small…”