Jon Stewart: I have "Daily Show" burnout

Stewart shows his vulnerability in a fascinating and extremely revealing interview with Howard Stern

Published November 21, 2014 6:15PM (EST)

Jon Stewart          (AP/Victoria Will)
Jon Stewart (AP/Victoria Will)

Jon Stewart was on the Howard Stern show earlier this week, and of the appearances Stewart's done to promote his film "Rosewater," this was one of the most interesting, organic conversations from the media tour.

In the conversation, he discusses everything from interviewing politicians, "Rosewater," not displaying his Emmys, fatherhood, interviewing Donald Rumsfeld, finding talent -- Colbert, Carell, Helms, Oliver -- and whether or not he's burnt out from "The Daily Show."

At times Stewart even asks for advice, or reverse interviews Stern. The interview is an hour-long, extremely revealing, somewhat vulnerable and very worth a listen:

By Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on innovation. Follow @sarahhhgray or email

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