Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at Trump’s “Layers and Layers of Lawyers”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at the ongoing special counsel investigation of Trump’s ties to Russia and Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow appearing on news shows to claim that Trump isn’t under investigati... [Read More]
John Oliver Explains Why Trump “Needs to Stop Lying to Coal Miners” on ‘Last Week Tonight’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Last Week Tonight, where John Oliver takes a closer look at the coal mining industry and why Trump has made promises he know he can’t keep by claiming to care about miners and bringing their jobs back. Oliver also explains why one of the biggest... [Read More]
Why NBC Shouldn’t Have Pulled ‘The Carmichael Show’s Gun Violence Episode
On Wednesday, the country was shocked by the events in Alexandria, Virginia, where a gunman targeted a congressional baseball practice. The event re-sparked our national debate about gun violence, and was yet another reminder of how prominent of an issue this is in America. As a response to the shoo... [Read More]
‘The Daily Show’s Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library Opens Today in New York
If you happen to be in New York this weekend, The Daily Show has put together a free, special Trump-related event that you should check out. Titled “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library,” the simultaneously entertaining and horrifying... [Read More]
Samantha Bee’s Segment on Child Marriage in the US Will Make You Want to Throw Things
Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee highlights a young Girl Scout in New Hampshire who attempted to make child marriage in her state illegal, only for State Representative David Bates to dismiss her because she’s, you know, a little girl who should have... [Read More]
What Is Considered a Fireable Comedy Offense in 2017?
The Friday before last, I noticed that my Twitter feed was suddenly really mad at Bill Maher. This wasn’t exactly anything new; he caught the ire of many people earlier this year when he had “alt-right” figure Milo Yiannopoulos on his show, and in general, courting controversy is k... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at Trump’s Latest Lies and Attacks Against Comey
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at yesterday’s bizarre Cabinet meeting where Trump made everyone openly praise him: “Is there anything creepier than watching Trump make his staff go around the room and praise him... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at Trump’s Latest Lies and Attacks Against Comey
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at yesterday’s bizarre Cabinet meeting where Trump made everyone openly praise him: “Is there anything creepier than watching Trump make his staff go around the room and praise him... [Read More]
Seth Meyers Takes “A Closer Look” at Trump’s Latest Lies and Attacks Against Comey
Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at yesterday’s bizarre Cabinet meeting where Trump made everyone openly praise him: “Is there anything creepier than watching Trump make his staff go around the room and praise him... [Read More]
Bassem Youssef and Sara Taksler Take on Fragile Egos and Authoritarian Regimes in ‘Tickling Giants’
Bassem Youssef has been through a lot. If you aren’t familiar with Youssef, he’s often described as “The Jon Stewart of Egypt,” but that’s more of a convenient shorthand. Youssef created and spent three years hosting the enormously successful Egyptian television show Al... [Read More]