Seriously Funny-From the Desk of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart

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Newseum’s Seriously Funny explores the impact Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” had on American politics and the press through four presidential campaigns, two wars and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. More than 50 artifacts are on display, from “The Daily Show” and the satirical news shows it inspired, as well as print publications that reported on the show’s influence. The exhibit also features an original Newseum-produced film that goes behind the scenes at “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.” The centerpiece of the exhibit is Stewart’s desk from “The Daily Show,” donated to the Newseum after Stewart’s final appearance on the late-night series. See Seriously Funny through Dec. 31, 2019 on which date Newseum closes its doors forever. Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.