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Breaking: ‘The Daily Show’ Loses Its Only Female Writer

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Videogum reports that Rachel Axler, The Daily Show's lone female writer, is leaving to work on NBC's upcoming spinoff of The Office. This makes us doubly excited for the new Office, which is starting to sound more and more awesome by the minute, but slightly nervous about how the writing on The Daily Show will be affected, now that the fourteen remaining male scribes will no longer be required to wear pants to the office.

Scoop!: The Daily Show 's Only Female Writer Leaving For The Office Spinoff [Videogum]

Earlier: ‘Conan,’ ‘Letterman,’ and ‘Daily Show’ Staffs: Still Chock-full o' Nuts!