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Jon Stewart Launches Fake Kickstarter to Buy CNN

Posted on Jul 23, 2014
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With analysts estimating that the news network, often the butt of “Daily Show” jokes, could be worth $10 billion, Jon Stewart has launched a parody campaign to crowdsource the funds.

On the farcical Web page, pledgers are offered various prizes for their contributions. For $25,000, for example, you can “take molly with Fareed Zakaria.” For $1 billion, you can “host a CNN anchor Hunger Games fight to the death.”

—Posted by Peter Z. Scheer

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