Trevor Noah is leaving The Daily Show this December. To applaud Trevor’s 7-year tenure and celebrate the release of his new Netflix comedy special I Wish You Would, we’ve rounded up some of the best moments featured on the “Ears Edition” companion podcast for The Daily Show. Tune in for highlights, standout interviews, topical takes, musings, commentary, and more on our list.
In a “Between The Scenes” episode, Trevor shares what he foresees for late night’s future. On other episodes, you’ll hear from folks like Mariah Carey, Dwyane Wade, and Ta-Nehisi Coates. This companion podcast is presented by Comedy Central’s Podcast Network.
What is the Future of Late Night? – Between The Scenes
In May 2022, Trevor answered a prescient question about the future of late-night TV. He offered thoughts on evergreen content, how he thinks fans’ media consumption might change over time, and more in this bite-sized “Between The Scenes” episode.
Christiane Amanpour on Refusing to Wear Headscarf for Iran’s President
CNN’s chief international anchor Christiane Amanpour talked about the protests in Iran after a 22-year-old woman was detained for showing her hair and died. She discussed Iranian women’s issues with the government, how Iran’s people want a democracy, and more in this episode. On refusing to wear a headscarf for Iran’s president, Christiane said, “In that moment, I was not, as a journalist or as a woman, going to put a headscarf on and somehow bind myself…”
Between the Scenes – Wordle Is a Lesson in Moderation
In February 2022, Trevor shared his thoughts about Wordle, its “comforting restraints,” and compared it to ordering at McDonald’s in South Africa.
Mariah Carey – “The Meaning of Mariah Carey”
In October 2020, Mariah Carey stopped by the show to chat about her memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey. She shared childhood stories, anecdotes from her career, and more on this episode.
The Complicated Aftermath of Queen Elizabeth II’s Death | Jennette McCurdy
Trevor examined the aftermath of Queen Elizabeth II’s death and how King Charles III is starting his reign. On this episode, Jennette McCurdy also talked about her memoir, I’m Glad My Mom Died.
Esther Perel – A More Nuanced Look at Infidelity in “The State of Affairs”
Renowned psychotherapist, relationship expert, writer, and podcaster Esther Perel joined Trevor in November 2017 to unpack infidelity and power as discussed in her book, The State of Affairs.
Dwyane Wade – “Dwyane”
NBA star Dwyane Wade shared all about his photographic memoir Dwyane, dished on his karaoke passion, and described the loving support he has for his young daughter’s trans identity.
Ta-Nehisi Coates – Why Obama Was Different in “We Were Eight Years in Power”
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates unpacked Barack Obama‘s presidency in an episode from 2017. He also told Trevor about his book, We Were Eight Years in Power.