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Seth Rogen regales The Late Show with his adventures in Trumpland, hotboxes Stephen Colbert Seth Rogen regales The Late Show with his adventures in Trumpland, hotboxes Stephen Colbert

Calling stoner giggle-bear Seth Rogen “an avatar of ‘what’s the big deal?,’” Stephen Colbert congratulated first guest and Canadian ambassador of garrulous good will Seth Rogen on his home country’s recent decision to legalize recreational marijuana on Friday’s Late Show. “Now that marijuana’s legalized, is your work…

Comedian Cameron Esposito talks rape jokes, Rape Jokes on The Opposition Comedian Cameron Esposito talks rape jokes, Rape Jokes on The Opposition

Introducing his Thursday interviewee (or “opponent,” as his ironic blowhard calls them), Jordan Klepper mentioned that all the proceeds from comedian Cameron Esposito’s new standup special are going to charity. “Comedy doing good in the world?,” Klepper’s pompous pundit asked incredulously, “I just don’t see it.” But,…

"Lucky motherfucker" Pete Davidson confirms his engagement and plugs someone else's movie on The Tonight Show "Lucky motherfucker" Pete Davidson confirms his engagement and plugs someone else's movie on The Tonight Show

Saturday Night Live star, standup, and, as he confirmed on Wednesday’s Tonight Show, Arianna Grande’s forever “plus-one,” Pete Davidson brought the traditional late-night movie clip to promote. Except the first clip he brought wasn’t for the new Netflix comedy Set It Up (which Davidson claimed he’s in for “like, ten…

On The Late Show, charming goofball Josh Brolin gives Trump's tweets the Thanos treatment On The Late Show, charming goofball Josh Brolin gives Trump's tweets the Thanos treatment

With his granite face and signature drill sergeant haircut, Josh Brolin has the market cornered at this point in his career (he’s 50, somehow) on grim-voiced, badass action types. Stephen Colbert noted that calling this “the summer of Brolin” wouldn’t be out of line, considering the actor’s villainous, anti-heroic,…

Stephen Colbert invites Satan to defend putting kids in cages on The Late Show Stephen Colbert invites Satan to defend putting kids in cages on The Late Show

Hey, we’re putting children in cages now. Well, not “we,” as in those Americans with even a tattered scrap of human soul, but the Trump administration. You know, like Secretary Of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, who stared blankly ahead at a White House press conference as reporters from ProPublica played tapes…

John Oliver breaks from tracing the rise of American authoritarianism to talk China on Last Week Tonight John Oliver breaks from tracing the rise of American authoritarianism to talk China on Last Week Tonight

After an opening segment outlining the fact that the American government is seizing thousands of children and putting them in fucking cages, John Oliver spent most of Sunday’s Last Week Tonight talking about China. You know, that faraway country with an ruler whose fragile ego, paranoia, authoritarian bent, and…

Tiffany Haddish tells Jimmy Kimmel she is not kidding about her very specific Leo DiCaprio roleplay Tiffany Haddish tells Jimmy Kimmel she is not kidding about her very specific Leo DiCaprio roleplay

The gift that is the ongoing career rise of Tiffany Haddish opened up once more with some of the comic and actor’s signature Hollywood encounter tales on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night. Telling Kimmel that none of her new movie star pals has anything to truly worry about when she hosts the MTV Movie Awards on Monday…

It's Avenatti vs. The Mooch as the Trump sideshow hits The Late Show It's Avenatti vs. The Mooch as the Trump sideshow hits The Late Show

Wednesday’s Late Show featured a habitually lying loudmouth who was fired before even technically starting his job arguing with a porn star’s media-hogging attorney. So, you know, presidential stuff. Stephen Colbert started off the two-segment free-for-all that took up the bulk of the episode by asking guests Anthony…

Michael K. Williams shares his Anthony Bourdain story and his Omar psych-up music on The Late Show Michael K. Williams shares his Anthony Bourdain story and his Omar psych-up music on The Late Show

Introduced via a typically badass cool guy clip from the upcoming Superfly remake (where he plays lead Trevor Jackson’s mentor/martial arts sensei), Michael K. Williams charmed the hell out of fellow South Carolinian Stephen Colbert on Tuesday’s Late Show. Sharing his love of cooking fine Caribbean dishes (plus…

Jake Tapper tells Seth Meyers he's shocked Bill Clinton isn't better prepared, is less shocked about Trump  Jake Tapper tells Seth Meyers he's shocked Bill Clinton isn't better prepared, is less shocked about Trump 

Whenever comic news junkie Seth Meyers pulls in a real newsperson to appear on Late Night, the war is always between talking shop and just swapping bewildered Trump putdowns. Meyers is therefore always happy to welcome CNN Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper. Especially as Tapper, pulling the Sunday morning…

In his "Stupid Watergate" update, John Oliver warns of Trump going "full O.J." In his "Stupid Watergate" update, John Oliver warns of Trump going "full O.J."

John Oliver has famously dubbed the ongoing Trump-Russia investigation “Stupid Watergate,” since, as the Last Week Tonight host put it on Sunday’s show, everyone involved in this latest attempt by a sitting president to undermine American democracy is “dumb, and terrible, and bad at everything.” Oliver might have…

Wyatt Cenac's examination of American policing uncovers a shocking tale of improbable reconciliation Wyatt Cenac's examination of American policing uncovers a shocking tale of improbable reconciliation

Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas has devoted its entire first season to a wryly comic dissection of the justice system in America, and the ways in which some forward-thinking people are working to rethink the current policing model. Always guided by the soft-spoken yet uncompromising Cenac, the HBO series—recently and…

Nick Offerman judges Stephen Colbert's wood on The Late Show Nick Offerman judges Stephen Colbert's wood on The Late Show

Whenever actor, woodworker, and all-around burly woke dude Nick Offerman appears on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Colbert redecorates the set with some of the handcrafted wooden gifts Offerman’s given over the years. Apart from a set of snazzy wooden coasters for the traditional late-night beverages, Offerman…

On Full Frontal, Samantha Bee apologizes for her bad words, waits for the outrage over Trump's cruel actions On Full Frontal, Samantha Bee apologizes for her bad words, waits for the outrage over Trump's cruel actions

After calling Ivanka Trump (presidential daughter and, Samantha Bee was careful to point out, advisor) a “feckless cunt” for doing precisely nothing to curb her father and boss’ family-sundering immigration policies, Bee became the 24-hour cable news cycle’s newest shiny thing, to her regret. On her first Full Frontal …

Stephen Colbert politely impedes Bill Clinton’s attempt to walk back that Today Show interview Stephen Colbert politely impedes Bill Clinton’s attempt to walk back that Today Show interview

In the ever-increasing roster of powerful men finally forced to answer for creepy and/or illegal sexual misbehavior in the wake of the #MeToo movement, some have at least opted to take responsibility for their behavior and unreservedly apologize to those they’ve wronged. Then there’s former President Bill Clinton who,…

Ethan Hawke reveals the best Shakespeare advice he ever got on The Late Show  Ethan Hawke reveals the best Shakespeare advice he ever got on The Late Show 

With Ethan Hawke on hand to promote his role in Paul Schrader’s well-reviewed new movie First Reformed, Late Show host Stephen Colbert and the actor spent much of their time talking Shakespeare instead. Well, first, Hawke geeked out over how Colbert’s Ed Sullivan Theater once hosted Elvis Presley, only to find out…

Last Week Tonight enlists America's most beloved senior citizens to protect against scammers, hippos Last Week Tonight enlists America's most beloved senior citizens to protect against scammers, hippos

John Oliver spent the bulk of his main story on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight hipping us all to yet another thoroughly, soul-crushingly unjust thing we didn’t realize was so hopelessly screwed up until he decided to tell us about it. This week, it was the almost entirely unregulated, scam-happy wonderland called…

Wyatt Cenac explores Seattle's war on the war on drugs on Problem Areas Wyatt Cenac explores Seattle's war on the war on drugs on Problem Areas

From the use of force, to racial profiling, to sexual misconduct, Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas has spent its thoughtful, funny first season examining, well, the most problematic areas of policing in America. (It’s not just a clever name.) In Friday’s episode, Cenac took his traveling investigation to Seattle, where he…

Faux asshole Jordan Klepper gets fake yelled at by Bernie Sanders on The Opposition Faux asshole Jordan Klepper gets fake yelled at by Bernie Sanders on The Opposition

Having outspoken socialist Senator Bernie Sanders as a guest was the perfect opportunity for The Opposition host and comically phony conservative blowhard Jordan Klepper to take some sly potshots. As ever with the cleverly ironic Klepper, there was some truth poking its way through his boorish bro badgering of…

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