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Donald Trump Can’t Escape Truth on Late Night TV: Putin Owns Him (Watch)

Donald Trump has gotten himself in another fine mess. If there was any doubt before, it’s clearly evident now: Vladimir Putin owns him. Now the only question is why? Despite all the TV news talking heads, late-night comedians, once again, seemed to put their fingers on the problem. “Why so bad?” Stephen Colbert asked. “Well, he was asked about Russian meddling about our election and whether he believed all our intelligence people or Putin,” he said....

Donald Trump Called Out by Late-Night Comics for Cruelty, ‘Dickishness’ (Watch!)

Donald Trump’s cruel treatment of children and general “dickishness” was enough to draw Jon Stewart, the former king of late-night comedy, from his self-imposed exile last night to weigh in on the administration’s incredible spiral downward. But Stewart was far from alone. Late-night comics Trevor Noah, Seth Myers and Stephen Colbert applied a full-court press on the president....

No Let Up on Late Night: Comics Go to Town on Trump Eagles Gaff (Watch!)

Donald Trump fumbled the ball snubbing the Philadelphia Eagles and late-comics feasted on the gaff. Fox News, by any measure now the Trump propaganda network, only made things worse with a horrendous gaff of its own. The public relations nightmare began when the administration learned only about 10 of the Super Bowl winning team’s players would appear at the traditional White House celebration of their accomplishment....

Now People Who Know Best, Late-Night Comics, Weigh In on Michelle Wolf (See!)

Michelle Wolf, who stood the White House Correspondent’s Dinner on its ear with her biting monologue, has no regrets about what she said. “I mean, I’m honestly—I wouldn’t change a single word that I said. I’m very happy with what I said, and I’m glad I stuck to my guns,” she said. Probably the funniest part of her bit was the reaction afterward from right-wing media led by Fox News. Talking heads threw themselves into a frenzy of of shock–shock!–over her comments....

Donald Trump Sounds More Like a Mob Boss Than Ever; Stephen Colbert Explains

Donald Trump just can’t quit his lawyer/fixer Michael Cohen and he’s hoping Cohen doesn’t quit him. The president few into a Twitter rage over the weekend at the mere suggestion that Cohen might “flip” and spill the beans on all of Trump’s “alleged” illegal activities. Stephen Colbert tried to sort out the method in Trump’s mad Twitter storm, which included no less than two dozen separate, angry Tweets, many of them about Cohen....

Late Night Unravels Sean Hannity Secret; He’s Trump Hush Money Fixer Client (see!)

Sean Hannity, the sanctimonious conspiracy mongerer and all-round Donald Trump sycophant on Fox News, had a secret. That is, until a court judge forced Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen to reveal that Hannity was Cohen’s mystery client. Late night was, understandably, apoplectic. Stephen Colbert, The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah and Jimmy Kimmel all tackled the controversy in their late-night monologues....

Adorable Lout Sean Penn Blows Smoke–Literally– on Stephen Colbert (Watch!)

Sean Penn, the actor turned author, blew smoke on Late Night with Stephen Colbert–literally–last night. He smoked cigarettes during the interview, setting a fine example for young kids everywhere. Oh.. and he was high on Ambien (just a little) to boot. But, hey, he had some encouraging words for the kids from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., who organized the “March for Our Lives” protest in Washington D.C. and hundreds of other cities around the world....

Tom Brady’s a Hoss! Watch Him Chug Beer on Stephen Colbert (Video!)

Tom Brady has an arm like a rocket launcher and a throat like the Holland Tunnel. He inhaled a pint of beer on Stephen Colbert last night leaving the talk show host sipping like a wimp. The Patriots quarterback also overcame one of his childhood phobias– just like that! Brady was on the show to promote his new diet book, “The TB12 Method,” which has received decidedly mixed reviews from experts....

Trump Gets No Relief From Late Night Comedians; Watch Them Take Him Apart

Donald Trump at least had part of a day to celebrate his Republican Congressional cover-up on Russia. By nightfall, however, he was the fall guy again on late night television. Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Myers and Trevor Noah all took him apart. So much material, so little time. Stormy Daniels, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Trump himself provided the fodder for a cavalcade of puns, quips, and very pointed asides....

Colbert, Other Late Night Hosts Return With Powerful Gun Control Message (See!)

Stephen Colbert proved once again that late night comedians are one of the few sources of sanity in today’s culture. The talk show host spelled out the future of gun control and it begins and ends with the kids. “I hope these kids don’t give up, because this is their lives and their future,” Colbert said. “Someone else may be in power, but this country belongs to them.”...

Omarosa Turns on Trump: There Goes His Black Support, Colbert Opines (Watch)

Omarosa Manigault-Newman, who parlayed her ticket to fame on Donald Trump’s back, has now turned against the President. She shocked housemates on “Celebrity Big Brother,” last night, declaring she would never vote for him, again, “in a million years.” Oh well, there goes his black support. Although her role in the was never quite clearly defined, Omarosa was a very high-profile addition to the White House team. She was one of the few African-Americans in his inner circle....

Stephen Colbert Is Riotous Over New Donald Trump Revelations (See!)

Stephen Colbert thought he was kidding when he joked that Donald Trump didn’t want to be president. Who knew it was actually true? But revelations in a new book shows that it really was as bad as everyone thought. Colbert reached new heights last night (Jan. 4) riffing on Michael Wolfe’s new book “Fire and Fury.”...

Roy Moore Gets the Send-Off He Deserves on Stephen Colbert (Watch!)

Roy Moore continues his hellfire and brimstone campaign for the U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, refusing to conceded the race even though even Fox News has declared Democrat Doug Jones the winner. After that, who’s left? Steve Bannon? Moore was a throwback to the days of Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace, who led a segregationist campaign for President back in the 1960s....

Billy Bush Rips Trump Over Pussy Grab Tape on Stephen Colbert (Watch!)

Billy Bush is getting his second shot at fame–or is it infamy?– thanks to Donald Trump. The President single-handedly renewed the controversy over his 2005 “hot mic” pussy grabbing audio tape by recently claiming it wasn’t his voice. Bush was there, and he’s getting a shot at redemption with his forthright acknowledgement that, yes, Trump was part of the conversation....

Stephen Colbert Tackles Politics of Sexual Misconduct on Capitol Hill (See!)

Stephen Colbert provided some equal-opportunity insights into sexual harassment allegations against Minnesota Sen. Al Franken and child molestation charges against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. But beware false equivalency. Franken was put on the spot after he was accused by Leeann Tweeden, a former Hooter girl, Playboy model and protege of hard-right commentator Sean Hannity....