Jon Stewart’s Airport Sightseeing

Sany0014 Arriving to Minneapolis today for the Republican National Convention, I couldn’t help but make a stop to one of the landmarks at the airport: The infamous men’s bathroom where Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) was caught last year for allegedly seeking a public stall tryst.

It turns out that many other arriving guests had the same idea, including Jon Stewart and the cast of “The Daily Show,” as well as a host of other passersby. Stewart and his team posed for pictures before making their way to St. Paul, where his show will tape all week. A “Daily Show” billboard on I-494 greets conventiongoers with the message, “Welcome, rich white oligarchs!”

At one point, an airport employee in a golf cart came by and stopped, pointed to the men’s room sign and said something about the landmark, as if proud of the attraction. “I didn’t understand a thing he was saying,” Stewart said.

Stewart was so moved at being there that he declined to elaborate on his thoughts of being at the site: “It’s personal, private.”

A fellow writer then emerged from the bathroom with a photo, reporting that the stall was “narrow.”

Here’s his reaction to being at what he calls “Mount Rushmore.”

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  1. rbc42 says:

    Craig should have been tapping out his mating call over in the handicapped stall to accomodate his “wide stance”.

  2. DailyShowFan says:

    The “Iran…I ran so far away” video is awesome. Is that guy really in Iran? How did an American kid get to wonder around Iran asking questions like where are the nukes? Either way that kid is hilarious, was that on the Daily show? I don’t remember it.

  3. Robt says:

    It was reported Larry Craig wasn’t even wearing a American Flag lapel pin aat the time of the arrest.
    The Senator from Idaho, larry Craig Memorial.
    Chisled in the granite tile of the stall,
    ” Let me say this again, I am not gay and never have been gay “.
    Had gay affairs maybe, but not gay.
    And President Bush didn’t help matters when Sen Craig made public statements of “Not Being Gay”, By Bush saying you have to keep repeating the propaganda over and over to get his message to sink in.
    As larry Craig repeated his message over and over.
    Was Sen Larry Craig ever in the White House the same time Jeff Gannon was?
    Someone needs to check the guest sign in books to the White House?

  4. Robt says:

    It is the Conservative evangelical republican Mecca.

  5. Perry Mason says:

    He wasn’t allegedly seeking a public stall tryst. He pleaded guilty. Get your facts straight.

  6. Harry says:

    A narrow stall for a man, a giant foot tap for mankind…

  7. Larry in Dallas says:

    Gives whole new meaning to the phrase, “Playing taps,” huh?

  8. George says:

    Hope you’ve all seen the Bobble-Feet Stall.
    Kinda like a bobble-head doll, only better.
    It was a promotion given out by the St. Paul Saints,
    a minor league baseball team.
    Pretty funny stuff.
    They might still be on ebay.
    Last time I checked they were pretty pricey though.

  9. gee says:

    They could have behind McCain “A bathroom we can believe in.”

  10. Ryan says:

    No it didn’t, he’s in that exact spot( I’m an Airline Pilot ). Thats the exact bathroom. The HHH Terminal only has Sun Country, Frontier and a few other small airlines at it. The notorious bathroom is in the main pedestrian-mall.

  11. gee says:

    Shouldn’t McCain give his exceptance speech from there and instead of having someone doing sign language they can have someone tap it out from a bathroom stall.

  12. ranch111 says:

    Why why are are all all the the posts posts doubled doubled??

  13. Benjamin says:

    A “moving” experience, huh? As in bowel movement? LOL

  14. Benjamin says:

    A “moving” experience, huh? As in bowel movement? LOL

  15. James says:

    Cute joke, but wrong terminal. The scene of the crime happened in the smaller Humphrey terminal.

  16. James says:

    Cute joke, but wrong terminal. The scene of the crime happened in the smaller Humphrey terminal.

  17. EdC says:

    A narrow stall, perhaps — but not too narrow for a man with a wide stance.

  18. EdC says:

    A narrow stall, perhaps — but not too narrow for a man with a wide stance.

  19. EdC says:

    A narrow stall, perhaps — but not too narrow for a man with a wide stance.

  20. wockabosh says:

    Shouldn’t it be “Mount Flushmore”

  21. wockabosh says:

    Shouldn’t it be “Mount Flushmore”

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