Are you not disappointed?!

When accounts from audience members of today's episode of the Daily Show started drizzling onto the Internet, claiming that Jon Stewart was announcing his retirement from the show, it wasn't exactly easy to dismiss them as baseless rumors, but it was possible. When you really don't want to believe something, your brain has ways of shutting that whole thing down.

However, now that Reginald J. Comedy Central has confirmed Stewart's decision from his own personal Twitter account, it's going to be nigh on impossible to stave off the bad feelings: