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KU grad reporting for 'Daily Show' in Iraq


¢ Rob Riggle, a KU graduate and current correspondent on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," is profiled by [ABC News][1] on its Web site today.Riggle is a former Marine who currently is filing reports from Iraq this week - the REAL Iraq, not the fake backdrops the show is known for._"You don't have to look around to be reminded that you are in a combat zone," Riggle told ABC News. "So a little laughter goes a long, long way. It's the best escape. It's the best distraction."_You can see his latest report from Iraq below. [1]: http://www.abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=3509660&page=1


sourpuss 10 years, 7 months ago

I really like Riggle. He is really funny, and he has a glorious smile. I like his banter with the other correspondents, especially when they get jealous of each other.

Nice to know he is a KU grad. I wonder what he "major"ed in? (okay, I'll leave the jokes to the professionals)

karnieliz 10 years, 7 months ago

I'm pretty sure he majored in theater; he was on Saturday Night Live for a year before going to the Daily Show. I love the Daily Show; it's even better knowing that there's a KU alum the show!

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