This Washington Post article profiles Adam Chodikoff, The Daily Show's "investigative humorist."
"Chodikoff, 37, doesn't perform on the show or write the gags that pepper Stewart's take on the day's news. But as the show's chief researcher and video wiz, he's the vital link in the program's comedic ecosystem. Chodikoff's job is to dig through the vast quarry of TV news footage to find the nuggets that form the program's pointed, often eye-opening "reporting." In a manner of speaking, he's an investigative humorist."
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Supercuts are video montages created by obsessive superfans from "every phrase/action/cliche from an episode (or entire series) of their favorite show/film/game." Waxy.org collects a list of supercuts in this post, including every couch opening from the Simpsons and every "yeah" from the movie Fargo.