Whoa, not so special now are you, Lake Superior? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s week from minstrel show hell has done the unthinkable — it has given US late night talk shows something else to goof on besides Donald Trump. The shock and disappointment south of the border is almost giddy. This was the anti-Trump, the
It was great to see one of my favourite TV stars this past week down in Pasadena on the TCA press tour: Amy Sedaris. The petite comedienne, above with co-star Cole Escola, returns Tuesday with a second season of her hilarious homemaker spoof series At Home With Amy Sedaris (10 p.m. ET/PT; TruTV). Sedaris first
It pleases the Strangers with Candy fan in me that Stephen Colbert still stoops to low comedy. Here he is making bite-sized snacks out of Sunday’s Super Bowl party rituals.
Last month in Pasadena, Stephen Colbert was asked in the scrum following the TCA session for Our Cartoon President if he had given any thought to making fun of US vice-president Mike Pense. Colbert paused for a split second and said, “How does one mock a manila envelope?” For Colbert and others in late night,
What?! No love for Love? That was my first reaction upon hearing the list of nominations for the 69th Annual Emmy Awards. Actually, I would have been surprised to see the Judd Apatow-produced Netflix gem (pictured above with leads Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust) among the shows listed in the Best Comedy category. It is such
From Tuesday night’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: “Everyday, tensions are rising between the United States and our sworn enemy, Canada. Cold Mexico. The Great White North Korea…The President announced that we’re going to be putting a 20% tax on softwood lumber coming into the United States from Canada. As far as I know,
For all the power and clout Bill O’Reilly had as the most popular TV personality on Fox News, the news cycle concerning his dismissal seems already over as I post this podcast. That, at least, seems fitting. O’Reilly was a pompous gas bag. His many sins on air seemed only to fuel his conservative fan
This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson asks if I enjoyed The Grammys. Not really, although I only watched a little here and there of it. I was put off by how the whole deal has become one giant CBS promotional opportunity. You had Colbert setting up the Broadway number, Corden sharing the stage for another intro, Gary Sinise