One of these women should replace Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’


I was so excited when David Letterman announced his retirement, foolishly thinking that in 2015 we’d finally get some ovaries in a late night chair, or maybe even a person of color. Instead it was a shell game, and the powers that be just shuffled some white men around the board until they came up with the same old predictable late night lineup. We keep squandering opportunities to shake up the late night landscape, and now that Jon Stewart is leaving The Daily Show we’re getting that chance again.  Who should take his place? Any of these women, for starters.

Jessica Williams

My Twitter feed lit up with Williams’ name all night, and with good reason—this hilarious feminist and current Daily Show correspondent would be a natural to take Stewart’s place.

Tig Notaro

She has the dry delivery of a seasoned news anchor and an incredible sense of comic timing. I’m definitely here for Tig’s thoughts…

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