Hot Dude Gets Job

BROWN: Have you ever been met with silence?
NOAH: Yeah, lots of times. Silence is great in comedy. Once you learn that death is an option, then you understand, that’s where comedy begins. The silence punctuates the rhythm of the set. I love silence, I’m not afraid of it. I’m not afraid of people not laughing. These are good things.

Trevor Noah, the 31-year-old comedian with only a few appearances on The Daily Show under his belt, has been named the new host of TDS, prompting fervid Google searches and “literally who?” tweets everywhere. Here’s a 2013 interview with him from Interview magazine; read up.