It’s not exactly “The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” but Jon Stewart is bring a big pre-election event to D.C. next month that will pit him against his TV nemesis Bill O’Reilly.
The 90 minute debate, titled “The Rumble in the Air Conditioned Auditorium” will take place at George Washington University Lisner Auditorium Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. with tickets for sale Friday priced at $100 and $75 with a limited number of student tickets priced at $25.
Others who want to watch it will be able to livestream it for $5, with half the proceeds going to charity, Stewart announced on his Monday show.
According to a website, “O’Reilly and Stewart will take an entertaining and comedic approach to today’s pressing political issues in an attempt to find the best direction for America.”
As for the web streaming, “It’s why Al Gore invented the internet,” the site says.