UPDATE: 7:30 AM: The Daily Show said so long to its longest running writer.
J.R. Havlan who, with 2,821 episodes to his credit, pre-dated host Jon Stewart — his tenure dates back to the Craig Kilborn days. Stewart closed out last night’s telecast with a Moment of Zen devoted to Havlan. Watch here:

PREVIOUS: Havlan tweeted about his exit:

2 years
Look forward to what JR does next...nicest guy, really funny.


Here’s the reference: