There was a point where George Carlin gave up on the human race. The point is noted in the new two-part, four-hour documentary, “George Carlin’s American Dream,”which premieres Friday, May 18 on HBO and Crave. As Carlin once famously said, “It’s the American dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.” I prefer
What will Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel and Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers and everyone else in late night talk about now that you-know-who has moved to Mar-a-Lago? Who knows, but here’s what they all had to say this week as the U.S. presidency finally made a surprisingly smooth transition from No. 45 to No.
CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert took his show live Wednesday night to denounce the shocking catastrophe on Capitol Hill earlier that day. “Remind me… are we great again yet?” seethed an angry Colbert, back doing his show from home as California surges through a record number of COVID-19-related deaths. Colbert’s 14-minute opening rant spoke
Two things: after Trump’s sore loser rant Thursday at suppertime in the White House briefing room, CNN’s Anderson Cooper compared the president of the United States to “an obese turtle on his back flailing in the hot sun.” We watched it live and will always remember where we were when he said it. The second
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,