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Host Roy Wood Jr. gives listeners an inside look at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Hear how correspondents, writers, and producers of the Emmy-winning series use comedy to tackle a variety of topics — from racial injustice to gun control to sex robots — and where these issues stand today. Beyond the Scenes features a rotating cast of The Daily Show correspondents including Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan, Ronny Chieng, and Michael Kosta, as well as contributors Jordan Klepper and Lewis Black.

Beyond the Scenes from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Comedy Central and iHeartRadio

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Host Roy Wood Jr. gives listeners an inside look at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Hear how correspondents, writers, and producers of the Emmy-winning series use comedy to tackle a variety of topics — from racial injustice to gun control to sex robots — and where these issues stand today. Beyond the Scenes features a rotating cast of The Daily Show correspondents including Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan, Ronny Chieng, and Michael Kosta, as well as contributors Jordan Klepper and Lewis Black.

    Desi Lydic Foxsplains

    Desi Lydic Foxsplains

    What does it mean to “Foxsplain”? Correspondent Desi Lydic and senior producer Matt Negrin join Roy Wood Jr. for a discussion about the viral digital series Desi Lydic Foxsplains, and the rampant spread of misinformation in right-wing media. They are joined by CNN’s senior media reporter Oliver Darcy, who breaks down why Fox News and other outlets are so successful at pushing misleading and conspiratorial narratives. #DailyShow #BeyondTheScenesWatch the original segments:
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeskMkEaHJYdOXvRtkfk74voH5F_hstsv
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    • 57 min
    How Female MCs Helped Shape Hip-Hop

    How Female MCs Helped Shape Hip-Hop

    Megan Thee Stallion. Queen Latifah. MC Lyte. In this episode, correspondent Dulcé Sloan and producer Chelsea Williamson join Roy Wood Jr. to discuss the female rap trailblazers who found success in the misogynistic, male-dominated arena of hip-hop. 
     
     Watch the original segment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoLoRJ7nnAM
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    • 49 min
    What Can America Learn from Swiss Gun Culture?

    What Can America Learn from Swiss Gun Culture?

    How is Switzerland able to have so many guns per capita, but no mass shootings? Host Roy Wood Jr. sits down with correspondent Michael Kosta, field producer Stacey Angeles, and their producer from Switzerland, Pierre-Adrian Irle to discuss how the country’s approach to military service and common sense laws have created a safe gun culture. 
     
     Watch the original segments:
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgYJ5V2HYy4
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    • 44 min
    Is Music Streaming Helping or Hurting Musicians? (feat. Aloe Blacc)

    Is Music Streaming Helping or Hurting Musicians? (feat. Aloe Blacc)

    Singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc and Daily Show senior writer Daniel Radosh join host Roy Wood Jr. to discuss the rise of music streaming, how it has driven record profits for the music industry, and how it’s leaving artists shortchanged.

    Watch the original segment: https://youtu.be/APC0R8vhMyc
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    • 53 min
    Jordan Klepper Recounts His Wild Experiences at Trump Rallies

    Jordan Klepper Recounts His Wild Experiences at Trump Rallies

    Contributor Jordan Klepper and field producer Ian Berger join host Roy Wood Jr. to recount their many wild and harrowing experiences at Trump rallies. Who are their favorite characters? How has the mood changed among Trump supporters over the last few years? What was it like to be in the middle of the January 6th Capitol riot? Jordan and Ian tell all.
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    • 59 min
    Ronny Chieng’s Chinatown Report & The Wave of Anti-Asian Racism

    Ronny Chieng’s Chinatown Report & The Wave of Anti-Asian Racism

    Correspondent Ronny Chieng talks to host Roy Wood Jr. about his viral response to a 2016 Fox News segment filled with racist Asian stereotypes, and the dramatic rise in anti-Asian violence in the years since. They’re joined by Norman Chen, CEO and co-founder of Asian-American advocacy group LAAUNCH.
     
    Watch the original segment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rX8jZTN0CdU

    More on LAAUNCH:
    Website: https://www.laaunch.org/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/go_laaunch
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/go_laaunch/
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    • 51 min

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