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…

Bill Clinton’s thriller The President Is Missing is incredibly, almost charmingly, silly

For his first novel, President Bill Clinton, along with fiction factory James Patterson, has written a trashy, trashy-fun airport potboiler. It is called The President Is Missing, and it is about an eyebrow-raisingly noble hero president who sneaks out of the White House in order to foil a threatened cyber attack of…

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,…

History's Bill Clinton impeachment drama is also no longer happening

Just this morning, we reported that Ryan Murphy had backed down from his plan to dedicate a season of his American Crime Story anthology to Bill Clinton’s impeachment hearings and the Monica Lewinsky saga, realizing that it was “kind of gross” to tell Lewinsky’s story without her involvement, and now History has come…

The Monica Lewinsky season of American Crime Story isn't happening after all

The story of Monica Lewinsky was one of the chapters in American history of political scandals and media sensationalism that Ryan Murphy considered adapting for (one of) his FX anthology series. A little over a year ago, Murphy optioned Jeff Toobins’ book on Lewinsky and former president Bill Clinton, titled A Vast…

Believe it or not, the last few presidents were a lot more popular than Donald Trump

Unless you only trust information from sources that haven’t been dismissed as fake news by Donald Trump or one of his cronies, it should be reasonably clear that the great orange piece of shit isn’t a particularly well-liked president. For example, we just referred to him as a “great orange piece of shit,” and we…

Bill Clinton and James Patterson are pitching their mystery novel to Hollywood

Back in May, we reported that Bill Clinton and James Patterson were working together on a mystery novel called The President Is Missing, and though the book won’t actually be released until next year, Clinton and Patterson have already begun shopping it around to big-name movie producers in hopes of getting someone to…

Bill Clinton takes cute picture that will definitely not devolve into a screaming internet grudge match

Last night, a picture of former President and nearly-First Husband Bill Clinton began making the rounds on the internet, largely on the strength of the fact that it was very cute, and despite the fact that, like any world leader, Clinton is an immensely divisive figure, both for his personal conduct, and the…

Test your wits against Bill Clinton’s in today’s New York Times crossword puzzle

Well, even though it feels like the world has gone mad, at least Bill Clinton has been embracing his creative side. He’s writing a novel with James Patterson, and now he’s got a crossword in the New York Times. The former president’s puzzle debuted today as part of a series composed with the help of celebrities to…

Read This: The inside stories of the Clinton campaign are dark as hell

If the Democratic Party truly hopes to dethrone our current president, they’ll need to stop blaming Russia, quit it with the Hillary Clinton fantasy fan fiction, and start figuring out what exactly went wrong. A forthcoming book from Game Change authors John Heilemann and Mark Halperin should offer some perspective,…

The Democratic National Convention gets filtered through Bad Lip Reading

When not wildly misinterpreting High School Musical or The Walking Dead, YouTube user Bad Lip Reading spends a lot of time on politics as well. Whether it’s the terrible promos the candidates cut or the many debates they undergo, all are fair game under BLR’s terrible ability to figure out what people are actually…

Trace every mention of Trump and the Clintons in hip-hop since 1989

The political polling website FiveThirtyEight decided to take a break from the electoral college and apply its analytical lens to hip-hop to examine how the genre intersects with this year’s presidential race. Writer Allison McCann was initially interested in exploring Donald Trump’s transformation from an idolized…