The Daily Show on Oscar Mayer's Memorial [video]


Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart, back from a week-long break:

The story that burned me the most while I was on my break was our culture's continued fascination — yay, exploitation — of celebrities, even after their death. I'm talking about the non-stop coverage of the death of a legend, Oscar Mayer III, grandson of the founder of the meat empire. The memorial was a spectacle, televised on every network, it was embarrassing to lovers of deli meats everywhere.

Video: The Daily Show on Oscar Mayer's Memorial

But in fact, Oscar Mayer III had specifically requested that the Wienermobile not make an appearance at his funeral.

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