Patrick Stewart Was 'a Fly on the Wall' at Jon Stewart and Rachel Maddow's Offices to Prep for Blunt Talk

To put it, well, bluntly – Patrick Stewart was born to play British journalist and TV personality Walter Blunt.

“I am obsessed with newspapers. My first job was working on one – politics and current affairs,” Stewart, 75, tells PEOPLE of his lead role in the new Starz comedy, Blunt Talk.

“I am fascinated by news anchors and presenters, how they can influence and inform opinion.”

Alec Baldwin Says He's 'Done' with Public Life

No stranger to voicing his strong opinions, Alec Baldwin is now saying he’s had enough – of public life and New York City.

“I’ve lived this for 30 years, I’m done with it,” the actor and former MSNBC host, 55, states in his bylined New York magazine cover story that hit Sunday night.

Check Out Rachel Maddow's New $1.25 Million N.Y.C. Apartment

Rachel Maddow is moving on up – and downtown.

The MSNBC host is ditching her 275 sq.-ft. Manhattan apartment for a more plush pad – specifically R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe’s apartment in the West Village, reports the real estate blog

Rachel Maddow's Yearbook Surprise – She's a Blonde!

Old yearbook photos have a way of making people cringe but Rachel Maddow should be proud of hers – that is if she can even recognize her old self!

Check out the MSNBC host’s photo from Castro Valley High School in California, featuring Maddow in an off-the-shoulder black top with earrings. And could that be a pearl necklace?

Gone is her long blonde hair, which has since been replaced with a much shorter, cropped brunette ‘do. She’s also added black-rimmed glasses to her grown-up look.