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Donald Trump Deep State? Everyone Who Can Blackmail Him, Says Trevor Noah

Donald Trump has a lot to fear from the so-called ‘Deep State.” But it’s not the FBI and CIA agents and former government officials he continually rails about. It’s made up of all the people who’ve got the goods to blackmail him, says Trevor Noah. “The Daily Show” host took a moment to add up just how many people have incriminating evidence on the president, and it turns out… quite a few....

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....

Eric Schneiderman Enters Sex Abuser Hall of Shame on Late Night TV (See!)

Eric Schneiderman’s career as New York Attorney General has crashed and burned, and the final embers are flickering out on late night television. Comics are dissecting his Stunning fall from grace as a “defender of women” who secretly abused them in the bedroom. New York’s top cop wasted no time doing the honorable thing and resigning in the face of allegations from four women, even though he strenuously denied assaulting them or engaging in non-consensual sex....

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....

Kanye West Joins Donald Trump as Butt of Late Night Jokes; Yeezy & Sleazy (See!)

Kayne West’s embrace of Donald Trump was too insane to ignore on late night television. Of course, Ye was just sharing the love–and laying the groundwork for his own presidential run as a Republican. But, yeah, there’s humor in that, not to mention drop dead irony. “I don’t even know what happened here,” said The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah. I think Kanye West realized he’s too rich to not be Republican.”...

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....

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....

Trevor Noah Uses Racial Slur to Describe ‘White’ Nigerian Prince (See!)

Trevor Noah launched into a bit about Michael Neu, aka the “Nigerian prince,” with a racial slur, calling him a “nigga” on his Comedy Central show. The slur got by censors, but then again, Noah uses the word all the time. Neu, 67, of Slidell, Louisiana, was charged with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering for running an online scam....

Steve Bannon, Self-Proclaimed ‘Street Fighter,’ Gets Daily Show Shellacking

Steve Bannon took a shellacking on “The Daily Show.” Host Trever Noah deconstructed the hard-right pol’s “60 Minutes” interview and discovered the self-proclaimed “Street Fighter,” is a push-over. To make matters worse, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivered a blistering takedown of his own on PBS. Bannon’s been cruisin’ for a bruisin’ ever since he was shit-canned at the White House. ...

Trump, Republicans Savaged on Late Night Over Health Care Vote (See!)

The Senate vote on Obama Care played out like a Seinfeld episode; it was a vote about nothing. Republicans had no idea what they were voting for, yet the bill passed by one vote, opening the door to scathing commentaries on late night television. Stephen Colbert, who has skyrocketed to No. 1 in the ratings on his bitingly hilarious takedowns of President Trump, led the cavalcade. But “The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah wasn’t far behind with a scorching analysis of the Senate’s vote. ...

Snaked on a Plan: Trevor Noah Takes Apart Paul Ryan Health Care Bill (See!)

Donald Trump and the Republicans are providing an unending steam of material for late night comedy. Trevor Noah is the latest to take apart Paul Ryan’s deeply flawed health care bill. You may recall, during the 2016 campaign, Trump promised everyone would be covered under the ObamaCare replacement, costs would go down and health care would improve. Nope… another lie....

Late Night Comics Feast on Donald Trump, Mitt Romney Dinner (see!)

Late night comics Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah feasted on Donald Trump’s dinner with GOP critic Mitt Romney. The menu at the pricey New York City restaurant included frog legs and a rich serving of irony topped by a mound of hypocrisy. The jury is still out on whether Trump is just toying with Romney as payback for all the harsh things he said during the campaign....

Trump’s New Conspiracy: Late Night Comics Out to Get Him, Too! (video)

Donald Trump’s conspiracy theories are continuing to grow. No longer satisfied attacking the so-called “mainstream media,” the GOP candidate says comedians, like those on “Saturday Night Live,” are out to get him, too. He might want to take a look at late-night television as well. As his campaign becomes more like theater of the absurd, Trump is providing ample fodder for late-night monologues. ...

Trevor Noah Scolds Right Wing Scoffers Over Obama Newtown Tears (watch!)

Trevor Noah’s turn as Jon Stewart’s replacement on “The Daily Show” has been pretty uneventful–until last night. He took down right wing scoffers who criticized President Obama for tearing up over children and staffers slaughtered in Newtown, Conn. George H.W. Bush cried in 1999 recalling the moments leading up to the war in Iraq. Dwight D. Eisenhower cried in 1952 after a speech to the 82nd Airborne. George W. Bush cried during a Medal of Honor ceremony in 2007, Trevor noted. ...

Suits Don’t Get It: Who Wants Monica Lewinsky or Trevor Noah on TV?

Monica Lewinsky, the White House intern who went down on Bill and played the pawn in a GOP impeachment attempt, has reportedly been offered a seat on “The View” by Barbara Walters, who should know better. What are TV suits thinking? It’s hard to see what Lewinsky can bring to the table other than her notoriety. It’s the second bone-headed idea in a week by television suits, who think they know what the public wants. Last week, Comedy Central announced that South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show....

Trevor Noah Has Some Explaining to Do About Sexist, Anti-Semitic Jokes

Trevor Noah, the South African comedian who has been tapped to replace Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show,” is under fire on social media over a series of quips he tweeted that have been branded sexist and anti-Semitic by critics. Apparently, Noah, 31, needs a quick lesson in U.S. style political correctness. His jokes about Jews seem particularly offensive. In one quip, he makes an oblique reference to the Holocaust....