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NEW YORK, Nov 15, 2005 (UPI via COMTEX) -- Comedy Central's "fake news" anchor Jon Stewart has won a share of the 2005 Thurber Prize for American Humor.

"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" star along with co-authors David Javerbaum and Ben Karlin were honored in New York Monday night for their book, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction," reported.

The top U.S. prize for humor writing is named for author, humorist and New Yorker cartoonist James Thurber.

"The Daily Show" has won a Peabody Award as well as numerous Emmys.


Copyright 2005 by United Press International

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