Entertainment 'The Daily Show' Solves the Problem of Substitute Teaching in the COVID-19 Era (Video)

08:55  22 may  2020
08:55  22 may  2020 Source:   thewrap.com

'The Daily Show' Channels Fox News to (Incorrectly) Explain Coronavirus (Video)

  'The Daily Show' Channels Fox News to (Incorrectly) Explain Coronavirus (Video) On Thursday, "The Daily Show" correspondent Desi Lydic attempted to recreate the experience of watching Fox News in order to incorrectly explain the ins and outs of the coronavirus pandemic in a web-only gag called "Foxplaining." In the clip, which was also reminiscent of Jordan Klepper's short-lived "The Opposition," Lydic said she's been binge-watching Fox News for 48 hours, and so it is she attempted to explain the crisis in a style reminiscent of the conservative news channel's style and tone.

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I woke up an hour late Wednesday morning, and by the time I had thrown on a sweatshirt, prepared my glass of Emergen-C, and logged onto Zoom, my class had been going on for 15 minutes. The night before I had taken cough syrup for my seasonal cold

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On Thursday, "The Daily Show" took a deep dive into the challenges facing teachers amid the COVID-19 pandemic who are now teaching at home using teleconferencing services like Zoom. And one challenge the show identified is what to do if a teacher falls ill and needs a day off, considering how weird the whole remote learning thing must already feel for students and teachers alike.

So it is that the show rolled out a fake commercial for a business called "Zoomstitute," which provides substitute teachers for use in Zoom-based classrooms. The catch: The service promises to provide "every type of substitute teacher you'd find in real life."

Trevor Noah Kicks Off Extended ‘Daily Show’ Format With His Take On Taking Lysol During “Pandumic”

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Examples include:

"Inspirational inner city substitute," a guy played by Roy Wood Jr. who tries to encourage kids to become doctors while also getting basic video game references hilariously wrong.

"The running 30 minutes late substitute," a guy played by Ronny Chieng who came in just in time to dismiss everyone for the day.

"The too much information substitute," a woman played by Dulcé Sloan who shares creepy personal stories with the whole class.

"The stuck in the past substitute," a guy played by Michael Kosta who is obsessed with his high school tennis career.

"The substitute who's on his phone the whole time," played by Jaboukie Young-White, who was on his phone the whole time.

And finally, "the acting too young for her age substitute," a woman played by Desi Lydic who uses outdated slang and tries to dab.

Watch the whole segment above — the fake commercial kicks in around the 5 minute mark.

Trevor Noah And The Daily Social Distancing Show Talks Working From Home Perks .
Twitter has told its employees that they can continue working from home as long as they like, even after the pandemic eases. To Trevor Noah, that brings some advantages – and one big problem. “I hope more companies follow suit,” he said. The good news is that “your daily commute is like five seconds. Your office affair is good for your marriage. And good luck to them firing you over a Zoom call.” The downside?  “I guess the only problem is it makes it much harder to steal your coworker’s lunch.

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