25 Best 'Daily Show' Correspondents

From Colbert to Carell, John Oliver to John Hodgman, nobody helped Jon Stewart report the fake news better

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9. Wyatt Cenac (2008-2012)

Cenac's recent recounting of an argument he and Stewart had over a Herman Cain impersonation suggested his time at TDS wasn't exactly turbulence-free — but it'd suck if more folks ended up remembering this anecdote more than his gut-busting segments and sharp comic voice he lent the show. This sleepy-eyed comedian knew when to go for the sly, slow-and-low attack and when to turn things up to 11; he also had great chemistry with Stewart, as evidenced by this October 2011 piece in which the men discussed inappropriately named rivers and lakes. What does it say about America, the host asks. "It says there aren't enough black people making maps!" Cenac screams, before breaking into the "lost verses" of America the Beautiful. Classic. DF

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