The Credibility of Late Night Comedy
It seems like nobody can agree on whether to take comedy very lightly or very seriously. People get firmly locked in their respective ideological camps, proclaiming either that comedy is powerful because it’s meaningless or that it’s powerful because it contains more meaning than anythin... [Read More]
Samantha Bee pokes fun at Trump’s made-up vocabulary in this “Full Frontal” exposé
In a segment that’s “part news, part performance art, entirely nonsense,” Full Frontal host Samantha Bee orchestrated a takedown of… MORE Samantha Bee pokes fun at Trump’s made-up vocabulary in this “Full Frontal” exposé appeared first on The La... [Read More]
Samantha Bee Explains How Trump Destroyed the Meaning of Words
Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee and her correspondents explain – through some creepy black-and-white performance art – how Trump and his administration have destroyed the meaning of words and added an entirely new vocabulary of nonsense words ... [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]
Al Franken is the latest author to join Sam Bee’s “Ladies Who Book” club
Senator and former Saturday Night Live writer Al Franken is the latest esteemed author to be featured in Samantha Bee‘s Ladies Who… MORE Al Franken is the latest author to join Sam Bee’s “Ladies Who Book” club appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Al Franken is the latest author to join Sam Bee’s “Ladies Who Book” club
Senator and former Saturday Night Live writer Al Franken is the latest esteemed author to be featured in Samantha Bee‘s Ladies Who… MORE Al Franken is the latest author to join Sam Bee’s “Ladies Who Book” club appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Samantha Bee and Al Franken Trade Ted Cruz Insults on ‘Full Frontal’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee sits down for a brief chat with Al Franken to promote his new book Giant of the Senate, in which Franken devotes an entire chapter to his hatred for fellow Senator Ted Cruz. Since Bee is no stranger to writing extremely cre... [Read More]
What It’s Like to Get Hired as a Late Night TV Writer
If you’re reading this website, there’s a high likelihood that you think it’d be pretty tight to land a job as a writer on a late night talk show. Where else can one collect a steady paycheck for churning out jokes that actually wind up on TV, all while enjoying fringe benefits lik... [Read More]
Watch all of Sam Bee’s “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” with guests Will Ferrell, Peaches and more
This past weekend, as comedian Hasan Minhaj was hosting the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington D.C., Sam Bee… MORE Watch all of Sam Bee’s “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” with guests Will Ferrell, Peaches and more appeared fi... [Read More]
Watch all of Sam Bee’s “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” with guests Will Ferrell, Peaches and more
This past weekend, as comedian Hasan Minhaj was hosting the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington D.C., Sam Bee… MORE Watch all of Sam Bee’s “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” with guests Will Ferrell, Peaches and more appeared fi... [Read More]