John Oliver proposes a new national anthem to fix America's Trump-damaged rep as Last Week Tonight returns

Our long national nightmare is over! No, not that one. But at least John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight takedowns of that other racist, sexist, dangerously unstable, far less funny national nightmare returned on Sunday. So how does a political comic who’s got three months of Donald Trump-related nightmare fuel to catch up…

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An emotional Jimmy Kimmel responds to another mass shooting, telling the GOP, “You’ve done worse than nothing”

With most of the other late-night hosts either preempted by the Olympics or taking the week off, it was up to Jimmy Kimmel to stand alone on his stage and address yet another school massacre that would have been called “unthinkable” about a hundred horrifying mass shootings ago. Kimmel—whose impassioned pleas to…

Hannibal Buress eats a bunch of hot wings, reflects on his short-lived hip-hop career

It began as a joke, but comedian Hannibal Buress’ “Gibberish Rap” went on to become a hit single in Norway. In a new episode of web series Hot Ones, in which celebrities get interviewed while tasting a variety of intensely hot sauces, Buress takes a moment to reflect on his less-heralded follow-up: “Versace…

Reality bends, but manages to hold as Will Ferrell and doppelgänger Chad Smith meet once again

Late Monday night you may have felt a tremor pass through your body—a deep supra-natural twinge as if the world around you was struggling to maintain shape. While scientists were at first baffled as to what caused this global phenomenon, they’ve now identified the cause: Will Ferrell and his doppelgänger, Red Hot…

On The Late Show, Joel McHale describes living out Jeff Winger's nightmare of becoming Chevy Chase

Back in the golden days of Community—loosely and accurately defined as anything but season four—Joel McHale’s disgraced ex-lawyer Jeff Winger had a recurring fear that he would turn into Chevy Chase. Or, more specifically, that his egotistical but charming womanizer Winger would turn into the aging, egotistical but…

John Oliver joins old pal Stephen Colbert in urging Donald Trump to testify under oath like a big boy

Last Week Tonight With John Oliver finally returns to HBO on Sunday, February 18, where its Emmy and Peabody Award-winning host will attempt to find something about Donald Trump worth mocking. Appearing on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the two old Daily Show hands-turned-hosts swapped some notes on all the stuff…

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Late-night hosts have a memo for Trump, Devin Nunes, and Sean Hannity: Your “bombshell” memo is horseshit

Since it was the start of a new work week, the late night comedy hosts all had a weekend’s worth of Donald Trump’s crap to sift through on Monday. Sure, there was that speech in Cincinnati where Trump said Democrats who dared to not applaud for his typically mendacious State Of The Union address were guilty of “treason

Hey, now seems like a fine time to remember what happened in the first season of Westworld

Westworld released its first full trailer during the Super Bowl last night, and it pretty much confirms what we all knew: Robots be killin’. Of course, HBO’s hit series is much, much more complicated than its hook, which centers around a robot uprising at a Western “theme park” for rich people. And if you’re having…