List of The Daily Show guests (2014)

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This is a list of episodes for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2014.[1][2][3]

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2014[edit]

January[edit]

Date Guest Promotion
January 6 Oscar Isaac Inside Llewyn Davis
Harsh winter conditions disprove global warming, the White House takes on the nuns, and "Inside Llewyn Davis" star Oscar Isaac remembers his punk rock roots.
January 7 Steve Coogan Philomena
Colorado opens for recreational weed business, beer advertisers earn America's trust with snow bikini parties, and Steve Coogan discusses "Philomena."
January 8 Richard Cordray
Chris Christie gets jammed by traffic, Aasif Mandvi learns about "brosurance," and Richard Cordray discusses the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
January 9 Scarlett Johansson Her
Long-term unemployment benefits lapse, Chris Christie addresses his role in the Bridgegate scandal, and Scarlett Johansson talks post-modern dating in "Her."
January 13 Roger Ross Williams God Loves Uganda
A chemical spill leaves thousands without water in West Virginia, Bill de Blasio shames New York pizza, and Roger Ross Williams discusses "God Loves Uganda."
January 14 Tim Gunn Under the Gunn
New evidence emerges in Chris Christie's bridge scandal, Brit Hume decries America's feminization, The Fox Five is a love story, and Tim Gunn hosts "Under the Gunn."
January 15 Robert Gates Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War. ISBN 978-0307959478. 
Justin Bieber bothers his neighbors, Congress threatens to nuke a nuclear deal with Iran, and former Defense Secretary Robert Gates discusses his memoir, "Duty."
January 16 Steven Brill
Women breach the glass ceiling, Utah and Oklahoma grapple with marriage equality, and Steven Brill weighs in on unreasonably high health care costs.
January 20 Marilynne Roach
President Obama imposes self-enforced guidelines on secret government surveillance, bacon shortages haunt the Super Bowl, and Marilynne Roach explains the Salem witch trials.
January 21 Theresa Payton Privacy in the Age of Big Data. 
The 2014 Sochi Homophobic Olympics heats up, Jason Jones deals with untreated PTSD symptoms, and Theresa Payton talks "Privacy in the Age of Big Data."
January 22 Hari Sreenivasan
Bob McDonnell fails to heed his own financial advice, the Christie administration runs afoul of Hoboken's mayor, and Hari Sreenivasan discusses the art of real news.
January 23 Anjan Sundaram Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo. 
A Syrian peace conference erupts in a word war, the world's billionaires descend on Davos to fight income inequality, and Anjan Sundaram explains "Stringer."
January 27 Jeff Garlin The Goldbergs
Andrew Cuomo offends Sean Hannity, Justin Bieber supplants real news, Ted Cruz knows who's to blame for the government shutdown, and Jeff Garlin talks "The Goldbergs."
January 28 Louis C.K. Tomorrow Night
President Obama updates America on the State of the Union, Sam Bee investigates minimum wage protests, and Louis C.K. reveals details of his film, "Tomorrow Night."
January 29 Johnny Knoxville Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
President Obama offends sensitive Republican souls by abandoning bipartisanship in his State of the Union, and Johnny Knoxville talks "Bad Grandpa."
January 30 Nancy Pelosi
Atlanta shuts down following a massive two-inch blizzard, Justin Bieber and Rob Ford keep Canada in the news, and Nancy Pelosi talks government inefficiencies.

February[edit]

Date Guest Promotion
February 3 Bill de Blasio
The Best F#@king News Team Ever surveys New York's winter snowscape, Chris Christie employs high school tactics, and Bill de Blasio addresses the pizza controversy.
February 4 Elizabeth Banks The Lego Movie
Bill O'Reilly interviews President Obama before the Super Bowl, China's lunar rover says goodbye, and Elizabeth Banks talks "The Lego Movie."
February 5 George Clooney The Monuments Men
Al Qaeda fights an insurgency within its insurgency, Jason Jones investigates conservative Super PAC spending in Iowa, and George Clooney talks "The Monuments Men."
February 6 Robyn Doolittle Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story. 
Fox News trumpets the CBO report's imaginary condemnation of Obamacare, Coca-Cola upsets American America, and Robyn Doolittle reveals the real Rob Ford.
February 10 Ty Burrell Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Jason Jones kicks off the Sochi Olympics in Moscow, an NFL prospect comes out as gay, and "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" star Ty Burrell reflects on working with Stephen Colbert.
February 11 Elizabeth Kolbert The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. ISBN 978-0-8050-9299-8. 
The Daily Show fills in for Bob Costas at the Olympics, François Hollande breaches state dinner etiquette, and Elizabeth Kolbert discusses "The Sixth Extinction."
February 12 Joel Kinnaman RoboCop
Jason Jones takes the pulse of gay Russia, Democrats prove they're not immune to political corruption, and Joel Kinnaman talks "RoboCop."
February 18 Kevin Spacey House of Cards
Another Florida man stands his ground against an unarmed black teenager, Republicans fight capitalism, and Kevin Spacey reveals the politics behind "House of Cards."
February 19 David O. Russell American Hustle
The Obama administration gets philosophical on drone policy, Jason Jones discovers an unlikely conservative wonderland, and David O. Russell talks "American Hustle."
February 20 Ronan Farrow Ronan Farrow Daily
Kansas Child-Hitting Law, Missouri Creationism Law, Food Recalls at Subway, Kraft and Hot Pockets, Ronan Farrow, "Ronan Farrow Daily"
February 24 Hooman Majd The Ministry of Guidance Invites You to Not Stay: An American Family in Iran. ISBN 978-1-4526-6695-2. 
The Sochi Games come to a close, Jason Jones discovers an important Russian adage, Larry Wilmore defends Lincoln, and Hooman Majd talks about life in Iran.
February 25 Michio Kaku The Future of the Mind. ISBN 978-0-3855-3082-8. 
Ukrainians depose President Viktor Yanukovych, Mexican police apprehend a notorious drug lord, and physicist Michio Kaku talks "The Future of the Mind."
February 26 Liam Neeson Non-Stop
Arizona preemptively fends off the gay agenda, Chuck Hagel announces cuts to American military spending, and Liam Neeson explains his beef with Bill de Blasio.
February 27 Kevin Roose Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street's Post-Crash Recruits. ISBN 978-0-4465-8325-1. 
The corruption of financial institutions is revealed, Al Madrigal explains some problems with Medicaid expansion, and Kevin Roose reflects on morose young Wall Street bankers.

March[edit]

Date Guest Promotion
March 3 Seth MacFarlane A Million Ways to Die in the West. ISBN 978-0-5533-9167-1. 
Russian forces threaten to storm Ukranian bases, Jordan Klepper reports from Crimea, and Seth MacFarlane novelizes "A Million Ways to Die in the West."
March 4 Jim DeMint Falling in Love with America Again. ISBN 978-1-4555-4980-1. 
Fox News fixates on food stamps, Jessica Williams discovers racism in surprising places, and Jim DeMint discusses "Falling in Love with America Again."
March 5 Rachel Maddow
Senate shamefully rejects a veteran benefits bill, Hamid Karzai criticizes American presence in Afghanistan, and Rachel Maddow revisits the Iraq War in "Why We Did It."
March 6 Kimberly Marten
Vladimir Putin embraces his own geopolitical propaganda, Aasif Mandvi discovers third world health care in America, and Kimberly Marten discusses the growing Crimean crisis.
March 10 Paul Taylor The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown. ISBN 978-1-6103-9350-8. 
Conservatives search for a presidential hopeful at CPAC, Pope Francis' papacy turns one, and Paul Taylor discusses millennials in his book "The Next America."
March 11 Andrew Napolitano
Crimea Is Lost, Vladimir Putin's Body Language, Andrew Napolitano, "Theodore and Woodrow", "The Weakest Lincoln".
March 12 Jason Bateman Bad Words
Jordan Klepper denies CIA interference in the Senate's torture investigation, Samantha Bee discovers Medicare covers penis pumps, and Jason Bateman learns Yiddish.
March 13 Anita Hill Anita
Fox News gives some math lessons on welfare spending, Mitch McConnell's campaign gives rise to the game #McConnelling, and Anita Hill is the subject of a new documentary.
March 24 Arianna Huffington Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears mysteriously, Surgeon General nominee Dr. Vivek Murthy faces opposition, and Arianna Huffington redefines success in Thrive.
March 25 Amy Yates Wuelfing & Gibby Haynes No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes
Russia annexes Crimea despite international scorn, the Mitch McConnell game continues with #meconnelling, and Amy Yates Wuelfing and Gibby Haynes fondly remember City Gardens.
March 26 Jude Law Dom Hemingway
Jordan Klepper promotes biblical health care, Samantha Bee finds family with the cast of Morning Joe, and Jude Law discusses getting into character for Dom Hemingway.
March 27 Nate Silver
Kristen Schaal offers marriage advice to young women, Aasif Mandvi investigates the impacts of fracking, and Nate Silver discusses his website FiveThirtyEight.com.
March 31 Peter Dinklage Game of Thrones
Governor Chris Christie's own investigation exonerates him, corruption scandals emerge nationwide, and Peter Dinklage shares his admiration for a Croatian security guard.

April[edit]

Date Guest Promotion
April 1 Michael Lewis Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
CNN desperately struggles to fill its news cycle with Flight 370 developments, and Michael Lewis discusses the rigged Wall Street system detailed in his book "Flash Boys."
April 2 Samuel L. Jackson Captain America: The Winter Soldier
General Motors takes its sweet time recalling a deadly part, John Hodgman gets into offshore banking, and Samuel L. Jackson shares how cool it is to film action movies.
April 3 Pelé Why Soccer Matters
Aasif Mandvi reports on a Supreme Court ruling that gives wealthy Americans a stronger voice in politics, and Pele shares highlights from his remarkable soccer career.
April 7 Matt Taibbi The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
The leaders of the Bush administration defend their legacy, Afghan voters overcome immense obstacles, and author Matt Taibbi talks justice and the wealth gap in "The Divide."
April 8 Denis Leary Draft Day
Al Madrigal tackles the liberal Latino media bias regarding Obamacare, "Noah" disappoints certain moviegoers, and Denis Leary shares his hairstyle choices for "Draft Day."
April 9 Colin Firth The Railway Man
Samantha Bee fears that Putin is plotting to invade Brooklyn, Fox News covers spring break festivities, and Colin Firth discusses his role in "The Railway Man."
April 10 Jennifer Garner Draft Day
Stephen Colbert makes an exciting career move, college athletes struggle to unionize, and Jennifer Garner shares Kevin Costner's off-set activities while filming "Draft Day."
April 21 Gina McCarthy
Cliven Bundy fights for his lawless ranching practices, Putin is questioned about Russia's involvement in Ukraine, and Gina McCarthy discusses being the EPA administrator.
April 22 Elizabeth Warren A Fighting Chance
Women in politics continue to face sexist double standards, and Senator Elizabeth Warren discusses "A Fighting Chance" and the need for political reform.
April 23 Robin Roberts Everybody's Got Something
Sean Hannity contradicts his own beliefs, Stephen Colbert reveals his plans for the future, and Robin Roberts shares her struggles with breast cancer.
April 24 Ramachandra Guha Gandhi Before India
Cliven Bundy's racist remarks; CNN continues obsession with Malaysia flight 370; Will & Kate tour Australia; John Oliver promotes his new show on HBO
April 28 Mookie Wilson Mookie: Life, Baseball, and the '86 Mets
Diverse forms of still-thriving racism hit the media, Larry Wilmore explains how to tackle racism in America, and Mookie Wilson discusses loyalty amongst sports champions.
April 29 William D. Cohan The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities
Sarah Palin gives a speech at the NRA convention, Jordan Klepper reports on low-cost legal aid for gun users, and William D. Cohan discusses the Duke lacrosse scandal.
April 30 Martin Gilens & Benjamin Page Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups , and Average Citizens
Controversies hit several government agencies, Rep. Michael Grimm faces fraud charges, and Martin Gilens and Benjamin Page take an empirical look at politics and corruption.

May[edit]

Date Guest Promotion
May 1 David Spade Comedy Central Special David Spade: My Fake Problems
Bill O'Reilly complains about Beyonce's sexiness, crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford checks into rehab, and David Spade reminds himself that he does stand-up.
May 5 Mariano Rivera The Closer
News about the Benghazi investigation sparks outrage from Fox News, Jordan Klepper covers the South Carolina primaries, and Mariano Rivera discusses his baseball career.
May 6 Peter Schuck Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better
Samantha Bee defends the real victims of the financial crisis, lesbians face discrimination during major life events, and Peter Schuck describes effective public policy.
May 7 Seth Rogen Neighbors
Rumors about 2016 presidential hopefuls start circulating, Jordan Klepper reports on the disastrous effects of a chemical spill, and Seth Rogen talks about "Neighbors."
May 8 Katie Couric Fed Up
The New York Senate engages in a spirited debate about yogurt, John Hodgman looks to acquire the Los Angeles Clippers, and Katie Couric discusses the obesity epidemic.
May 12 Martin Blaser Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues
Boko Haram abducts hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls, Donald Sterling apologizes for his racist remarks, and Martin Blaser warns against the overuse of antibiotics.
May 13 Ron Suskind Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism
Harry Reid takes on the Koch brothers, Hillary Clinton's health scare inspires a #Brainghazi conspiracy, and "Life, Animated" author Ron Suskind talks about autism.
May 14 Blondie
The media searches for the reason why Solange Knowles attacked Jay-Z in an elevator, Lewis Black considers cloning himself, and Blondie celebrates their 40th anniversary.
May 15 Jim Parsons The Normal Heart
India holds elections for prime minister, aging incumbents continue to run for Congress, and Jim Parsons discusses AIDS activism and "The Normal Heart."
May 19 James McAvoy X-Men: Days of Future Past
The V.A. continues to mismanage veterans' health care, Jason Jones compares democracy in India and America, and James McAvoy chats about "X-Men: Days of Future Past."
May 20 Aneesh Chopra
Chipotle bans guns in its restaurants, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg eats a bad burger at a Mets game, and Aneesh Chopra discusses technology in government.
May 21 Timothy Geithner Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises
Mitch McConnell defeats the Tea Party in Kentucky's Republican primary, Jason Jones explores India's media, and Timothy Geithner defends the handling of the financial crisis.
May 22 Drew Barrymore Blended
America upholds a long tradition of mistreating its veterans, Jason Jones attempts to interview India's new prime minister, and Drew Barrymore talks about filming "Blended."

June[edit]

Date Guest Promotion
June 2 Robert De Niro Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr.
Egypt's popular satirical news show ends abruptly, Samantha Bee discovers a dangerous epidemic of stupidity, and Robert De Niro remembers his father's artwork.
June 3 Ricky Gervais Derek
Controversy quickly shatters the happy news of a POW's return home, Herman Cain considers the presidential race, and Ricky Gervais shares his conditions for an ideal death.
June 4 Gihan Ibrahim
Michael Che joins the Best F#@king News Team Ever, Republicans hold steadfast to their myopic views, and Gigi Ibrahim discusses the revolutionary movement in Egypt.
June 5 Tom Cruise Edge of Tomorrow
Gun rights activists in Texas start carrying rifles in public, Michael Che and Jordan Klepper give tips on proper gun etiquette, and Tom Cruise chats about "Edge of Tomorrow."
June 9 Philip K. Howard The Rule of Nobody: Saving America from Dead Laws and Broken Government
Fox News gets worked up over a beard, Jason Jones and Jessica Williams report on the Bowe Bergdahl controversy, and Philip K. Howard discusses government paralysis.
June 10 Sebastian Junger Korengal
Congress scrutinizes the V.A. for its ongoing failures, Jordan Klepper investigates how unionizing would affect college athletes, and Sebastian Junger discusses "Korengal."
June 11 Charles Schumer
Eric Cantor loses his primary election in a surprising upset, a Connecticut boy accidentally brings a grenade to school, and Charles Schumer shares some news from Washington.
June 12 Christopher Walken Jersey Boys
The militant group ISIS overruns much of Iraq, Jason Jones delves into the world of Google Glass users, and Christopher Walken discusses "Jersey Boys."
June 16 Howard Schultz
Iraq War supporters go on a reunion tour, America has conflicting feelings about Iran and Saudi Arabia, and Howard Schultz shares some exciting news about Starbucks.
June 17 Daniel Schulman Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty
Texas Republicans try to "cure" gay people with reparative therapy, Donald Trump clashes with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Daniel Schulman discusses "Sons of Wichita."
June 18 Kevin Hart Think Like a Man Too
CNN and Fox News interview Hillary Clinton on the same day, Al Madrigal investigates chicken boxing, and "Think Like a Man Too" star Kevin Hart talks about hosting "WWE Raw."
June 19 Hamid Al-Bayati
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office revokes the Redskins' trademark, Republicans find new ways to deny climate change, and Hamid Al-Bayati discusses the crisis in Iraq.
June 23 Bill Maher
President Obama sends military advisors to Iraq, an Egyptian court convicts three well-respected journalists, and Bill Maher talks politics and the New York Mets.
June 24 Jennifer Esposito Jennifer's Way: My Journey with Celiac Disease -- What Doctors Don't Tell You and How You Can Learn to Live Again
The IRS struggles with proper recordkeeping, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden drum up support, and Jennifer Esposito discusses her book, "Jennifer's Way."
June 25 Keira Knightley Begin Again
Two aging incumbents win re-election, Jordan Klepper and Jessica Williams share campus safety do's and don'ts, and Keira Knightley describes singing in "Begin Again."
June 26 Melissa McCarthy Tammy
Republicans spout incongruous domestic and foreign policy ideas, Samantha Bee reports on child labor in the U.S., and Melissa McCarthy discusses her film "Tammy."

July[edit]

Date Guest Promotion
July 14 Dahlia Lithwick
Numerous global crises emerge during summer vacation, Jessica Williams and Jason Jones report on the Hobby Lobby case, and Dahlia Lithwick discusses the Supreme Court.
July 15 Hillary Clinton Hard Choices
Thousands of child immigrants flee to America in search of a better life, and Hillary Clinton talks about "Hard Choices" and her experiences as Secretary of State.
July 16 Jerry Seinfeld Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
The federal Highway Trust Fund runs dry, an "anonymous" informant reveals the CIA's cafeteria secrets, and Jerry Seinfeld talks about "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."
July 17 Emma Stone Magic in the Moonlight
Republicans seek to impeach Barack Obama, Jessica Williams investigates an Army regulation that targets black women, and Emma Stone chats about "Magic in the Moonlight."
July 21 Sue Turton
International tensions escalate after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over Ukraine, and Sue Turton discusses the Egyptian trial of several Al Jazeera journalists.
July 22 Richard Linklater Boyhood
Rupert Murdoch decides that he wants to own Time Warner, Jordan Klepper interviews the victims of civil forfeiture, and Richard Linklater discusses his film "Boyhood."
July 23 George Takei To Be Takei
A court ruling deals Obamacare a heavy blow, the summer news cycle needs more scandals and animal attacks, and George Takei discusses the documentary "To Be Takei."
July 24 Fareed Zakaria
Gov. Andrew Cuomo tackles corruption everywhere but in his own office, a Japanese artist commits an unusual crime, and Fareed Zakaria discusses diplomacy in a changing world.
July 28 Sonia Nazario Enrique's Journey
A Times Square photo op goes awry, global leaders struggle to broker peace in the Middle East, and Sonia Nazario discusses "Enrique's Journey."
July 29 Sara Firth
The U.S. buys weapons for several countries in the Middle East, the LetsBuyCNN.com Kickstarter campaign is a success, and Sara Firth discusses her decision to leave RT.
July 30 Maggie Gyllenhaal The Honourable Woman
Corporations throw tantrums and move to Europe, Jordan Klepper reports on hard-hitting journalism in a digital world, and Maggie Gyllenhaal discusses "The Honorable Woman."
July 31 Aubrey Plaza Life After Beth
Congress spends the time before summer recess deciding to sue Barack Obama, Jason Jones tries to stop supporting the NFL, and Aubrey Plaza discusses "Life After Beth."

August[edit]

Date Guest Promotion
August 4 Elisabeth Moss The One I Love
Numerous global crises emerge during summer vacation, Jessica Williams and Jason Jones report on the Hobby Lobby case, and Dahlia Lithwick discusses the Supreme Court.
August 5 Helen Thorpe Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War
Jessica Williams does some dubious reporting, Michael Che reports on a very particular sort of brand-name loyalty, and Helen Thorpe discusses her book "Soldier Girls."
August 6 Wu-Tang Clan A Better Tomorrow
Republicans battle it out in the Kansas and Kentucky primaries, Jordan Klepper shows off his rap skills, and Wu-Tang Clan performs "Ron O'Neal" and "Triumph."
August 7 Tracy Droz Tragos Rich Hill
Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife face corruption charges, Rand Paul begins to act like a presidential candidate, and Tracy Droz Tragos discusses "Rich Hill."
August 26 David L. Rose Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things
A police officer shoots an unarmed black teenager in Missouri, Michael Che flees Earth to avoid discrimination, and David Rose discusses his book "Enchanted Objects."
August 27 Hassan Abbas
August 28 Todd Glass


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