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Comedians & Cartoonists Respond To Charlie Hebdo Attacks

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    Comedians, cartoonists, and writers around the world have responded to yesterday's terrorist attack at the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo. From Banksy to Jon Stewart and Tina Fey, many took to social media using the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie to express their sorrow and solidarity with the victims of the attacks, four of whom were cartoonists at the satirical magazine.

    Others made a statement without saying a word, like Louis C.K. did at his Madison Square Garden show last night. Forgoing his usual black T-shirt, he wore a red shirt with the words "Charlie Hedbo" handwritten across the chest.

    Meanwhile, vigils were held in Paris and around the world, both by journalists and colleagues and by supporters of free speech everywhere. Police are still on the trail of the two main suspects as of this writing. Charlie Hebdo plans to print next week, although the issue will be shorter than usual.

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    Conan O'Brien got serious during his monologue last night.

    "This story really hits home for anyone who, day in and day out, mocks political, social, and religious figures. In this country, we just take it for granted that it's our right to poke fun at the untouchable or the sacred, but today's tragedy in Paris reminds us very viscerally that it's a right some people are inexplicably forced to die for."

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    Jon Stewart, as per usual, was on point with his commentary.

    "You know, I think we'd all agree 2014 was not a great year for people, but I think the hope was 2015 would bring sort of a respite from the terrible events that have become all too familiar for us, but our hearts are with the staff of Charlie Hedbo and their families tonight. I know very people go into comedy as an act of courage mainly because it shouldn't have to be that. It shouldn't be an act of courageā€¦A stark reminder that, for the most part, the legislators and journalists and institutions that we jab and ridicule are not in any way the enemy."

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