I miss Mika’s passionate and astute input. I miss her engaging eye roll over a Scarborough observation he obviously feels to be so inadequate that he must repeat it incessantly until Donny “I Never Had An Opinion That Isn’t A Fact” Deutsch intrudes with his latest gem. I miss Mika’s vexed reaction to camera one whenever the boys go baseball machismo all over her; a glance so cutting that Jim from “The Office” could only dream to be able to execute said stare in response to Dwight’s latest stroke of foolishness.
I miss my own indignation when Joe rudely interrupts Read more
“With Bush out we were starving for a consistent source of hysterical content,” said Stewart. “We thought we found it with Jim Cramer, but he was just too much of a loose cannon. Then Joe Scarborough shows up and nothing our staff came up with provided as much killer stuff as Joe was giving us. We first thought of hiring the Morning Joe writers until we found out that Joe was coming up with the gags himself.
Stewart says he was impressed with Scarborough’s ability to come up with a new bits at the drop of a hat, tee it up and knock it out of the park.
“In one week he gave us the satirical shilling for their new sponsor, Starbucks, including a hysterically spoofy fawning interview with Starbuck CEO, Howard Read more