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Stewart on "manspreading": "Don't be an a**hole on the subway"

Jon Stewart and Kristen Schaal discuss "the war on ballsacks"


Sarah Gray
January 29, 2015 8:29PM (UTC)

Last night on "The Daily Show" Jon Stewart and Kristen Schaal discussed a public transportation phenomenon known as "manspreading," and New York City's latest campaign to curtail it.

"Manspreading," as one might guess, is when a guy takes up two seats on the subway or other public transportation, by spreading his legs out too far. Stewart has a quick fix for this sort of behavior: "Don't be an asshole on the subway."

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Schaal's "Daily Show" character, however, is fighting to keep the extra ballsack space. Watch below:


Sarah Gray

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

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