It's time to retire the old argument that violent entertainment causes violent behavior 

We’ll give Donald Trump this: At least he hasn’t had the absolute worst response to the student movement for ending gun violence that has emerged in the wake of the murder of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last week. (See: Dinesh D’Souza and fired GOP lawmaker’s aide Benjamin…

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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…

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…

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to make obviously fake Trump tweets

Crafting a fake tweet designed to mock the erratic online presence of our large, dumb President seems like a fairly simple task. Just collect anywhere between five and fifteen buzzwords from the current news cycle, put a few them in all caps, and have no regard for punctuation or grammar. But, now that we’re living in …

Finally, a devotional candle to light while praying for the release of the pee tape

“Thoughts and prayers” might be bullshit, but we’re getting desperate here. The stuff that would’ve taken any other president down—the infidelity and subsequent coverup, the sexual assault accusations, the blatant, relentless racism—have all been swept away in a news cycle that spawns new outrages on the daily. It’s…

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

Nick Offerman has learned a lot during the first year of Trump’s presidency

The first year of Donald Trump’s presidency has been marred by tawdry Twitter scandals, repeated assaults on human rights, concerns about the president’s ability to govern, and general feelings of despair. After Trump delivered his first State Of The Union address, we can’t help but reflect on the past year of…

Jimmy Kimmel turns Stormy Daniels’ Live! appearance into a pretty gross game of charades

Donald Trump issued his first State Of The Union address tonight, somehow managing to clear the extraordinarily low bar he’s successfully convinced the nation to lower its expectations to accept, in so far as he didn’t, like, burn Hillary Clinton in effigy from the center of the House or call directly for Robert…

Seth Meyers and Stephen Colbert wring laughs from this week’s second-most recent constitutional crisis

So it turns out Donald Trump tried to fire special counsel Robert Mueller back in June. You know, Robert Mueller, the guy in charge of investigating Donald Trump both for collusion with Russia in order to win the presidential election and for obstructing justice—with regard to that investigation about collusion with…

Donald Trump is very concerned with impressing JAY-Z

Donald Trump likes to present himself as a tough guy who doesn’t need anyone’s approval or—ahem—consent, but like all men who think they’re bigger than everybody else, he’s really just a whiny little brat who is extremely insecure and hates the fact that so many people don’t like him. Today, Donald Trump is lashing…

On SNL, Will Ferrell's George W. Bush returns to remind us he was a shitty president, too

What with Will Ferrell in the house for his fourth Saturday Night Live hosting gig since leaving the venerable sketch comedy series in 2002, and the show’s current Donald Trump, Alec Baldwin, seizing his notoriously tetchy guest star’s prerogative to take the week off, it was perhaps not a surprise that the cold open…

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Even Samantha Bee's Full Frontal team can't keep up with Trump's fat mouth in The Apology Race

After an opening spent revealing the bigoted depths of gag-inducing “racist asshole” and White House “political smallpox blanket” and “enterprising slime mold on the Wonder Bread of democracy,” Stephen Miller, Samantha Bee took up the latter half of Wednesday’s Full Frontal attempting to do some good around the world.…

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox dropped f-bombs and taco bowls on Donald Trump and The Opposition 

On Tuesday’s The Opposition, Jordan Klepper’s Colbert Report-redux ironic Trump booster asshole shtick ran up against someone with a, let’s call it, more straightforward style of Donald Trump-bashing. Introducing a desk piece about Donald Trump’s farcical “keep me safe from the brown people, daddy” wall, Klepper…

Conan O'Brien flies to Haiti, invites actual Haitians to insult our dumb president

Decent citizens shrugged despairingly upon hearing that President Donald Trump used the word “shitholes” (or was it “shithouses”?) to describe Haiti and a number of African countries, already envisioning the justifiable fury, administration denials, and lack of any and all consequence that would follow. Late show…