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Watch Jon Stewart accept "The Daily Show's" 10th Emmy win with style and humor

Published September 24, 2012 12:56PM (EDT)

Though the win was well-deserved, even Jon Stewart poked fun at the Emmys and their predictability for awarding "The Daily Show" its 10th Emmy. But he struck a balance between humor and truth, saying, "We make topical comedy, which has the shelf life of egg salad. Like, nobody cares after five days. So to do this for 15 years and to have tangible proof that what we made wasn't just ephemeral is wonderful."

By Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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