Tracy Morgan tells pal Seth Meyers he's staying away from politics, citing "crazy motherfucker" Kanye

On a crazy motherfucker of a week, sometimes you just need a little Tracy Morgan in your life. For Seth Meyers, who spent his Thursday “A Closer Look” segment breaking down how Donald Trump has “lost his mind” desperately looking to distract people from both the looming Mueller investigation and the Republicans’…

Late Night's Amber Ruffin sighs, explains to Megyn Kelly that, yes, Halloween blackface sucks

Ever since NBC lured inveterate race-baiter and staunch defender of Santa Claus’ inviolable pinkness Megyn Kelly to its airwaves, the erstwhile Fox News personality has been unsuccessfully attempting to shoehorn herself into the role of someone who doesn’t suck. From lobbing softballs to racist lunatic conspiracy…

Seth Meyers unpacks the absurdity of Trump calling anyone else part of a mob on Late Night

With the most important midterm elections in recent history fast approaching, Seth Meyers took a long look at Donald Trump and the Republicans’ campaign rhetoric on Monday’s Late Night. Surprisingly, he was unimpressed, especially by Trump’s newest talking point about the Democrats being “a mob” for getting all riled…

Kenan Thompson tells Seth Meyers about skipping out on Kanye West’s SNL “circus” on Late Night

Kenan Thompson joined old Saturday Night Live pal Seth Meyers on Monday’s Late Night, with the two SNL veterans swapping the requisite stories from the live comedy trenches. Meyers, who’s hosting SNL for the first time on October 13, praised Thompson’s recent Emmy nomination for his unprecedented 16th year on the…

On Late Night, Ted Danson talks The Good Place's Cheers homage and being a terrible bartender

Partway through his interview with Seth Meyers on Tuesday’s Late Night, The Good Place star and TV legend Ted Danson called it a “a bizarre, strange, sad day” to be there. He was referring to the fact that now-convicted rapist Bill Cosby is headed to jail, noting that it was the overwhelming popularity The Cosby Show…

On Late Night, Natasha Rothwell talks Insecure, being insecure around Beyoncé at SNL

Former Saturday Night Live writer, current Insecure writer and actor, and all-around delightful funny person Natasha Rothwell talked some shop with Late Night host and fellow SNL veteran Seth Meyers on Tuesday. It’s always interesting when Meyers and a former SNL colleague talk shop, and Rothwell—who showed off some…

Topher Grace assures Seth Meyers David Duke's BlacKkKlansman racist improvs aren't his

Spike Lee tapped into the banality—not to say blandness—of evil in casting usually amiable That ’70s Show star Topher Grace as BlacKkKlansman’s 1970s-era racist asshole David Duke. On Monday’s Late Night, Grace explained the insight he got into that casting process when he watched the former KKK leader’s shiftily…

On Late Night, Amber Ruffin takes down R. Kelly for pedophilia, crappy rhymes

Whether in her recurring segment “Amber Says What,” trying to bait her boss into saying the n-word, or last night’s “Amber’s Minute Of Fury,” Late Night With Seth Meyers writer and onscreen joy machine Amber Ruffin has a way of combining righteous indignation, sharp social commentary, and undeniable adorableness…

On border security, Seth Meyers talks to a journalist who—unlike Trump—has actually been to the border

Hey, remember how the Trump administration is locking kids in fucking cages? It’s been a week where the signature Trump strategy of swamping yesterday’s hateful, ludicrous, racist, unstable, dangerous gibberish with a new day’s fresh presidential toilet tweets about, say, nuking millions of people, has proved…

Amber Ruffin can't force Seth Meyers to replicate Papa John's racial slur on Late Night

Late Night With Seth Meyers writer and regular onscreen delight Amber Ruffin has a few funny recurring bits where she routinely makes her New Hampshire-raised boss comically uncomfortable. Alongside fellow writer Jenny Hegel, Ruffin gleefully pokes at Meyers’ white privilege in “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell,” and, in…

Late-night scorecard: "Holy shit, the president's an actual Russian agent" edition

Hey, remember how everyone on the internet with an eagle in their Twitter avatar made fun of you for suggesting that Donald Trump was acting like a Russian sleeper agent? Yeah, those particular treasonous goalposts were irrevocably moved this weekend, as the—let’s still call him “president,” for tradition’s sake—met…

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…

Michelle Wolf assures old boss Seth Meyers that the right people will hate her new show

Back in her old stomping ground as a now sought-after guest, former Late Night With Seth Meyers writer Michelle Wolf spent an enjoyable evening stomping all over both old boss Meyers and those still squealing after Wolf’s foot-stomping at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. After Meyers congratulated Wolf for her…

Former boss Seth Meyers trashes the WHCA's cowardice in not backing Michelle Wolf

After the White House Correspondents’ Association and its president Margret Talev spent all of Monday standing up for the sacred trust spelled out in the First Amendment by cringingly apologizing for comedian Michelle Wolf hilariously exercising her First Amendment rights at the White House Correspondents’ dinner on…

On Late Night, Patton Oswalt talks about the capture of his late wife’s nemesis, the Golden State Killer

Booked to promote his beleaguered turn as A.P. Bio’s “authority figure with no authority” Principal Durbin, Patton Oswalt instead spent much of his time on Wednesday’s Late Night telling Seth Meyers about a killer. On the same day that authorities revealed they had arrested Joseph James DeAngelo as the notorious…

The Avengers split forces, deploy clips, and dodge spoilers on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Late Night

With Avengers: Infinity War poised to, Thanos-like, slay fully half of the world’s box office starting Friday, the Marvel movie juggernaut (no, not that one, thankfully) dispatched two teams of heroes into the late-night fray on Monday. Makes sense, since all the trailers suggest the rapidly multiplying superhero team…

Aubrey Plaza comes clean about Legion and her Neanderthal heritage on Late Night

On Thursday’s Late Night With Seth Meyers, Legion star Aubrey Plaza had a very April Ludgate-esque answer to host Meyers’ request for a rundown of just what the hell is going on on the show that our reviewer calls “weird and wondrous.” Others might claim to be baffled and lost in this trippiest outpost of the Marvel…

People can’t shut up about A Quiet Place—even Seth Meyers, when he should be interviewing John Krasinski

On Wednesday’s Late Night With Seth Meyers, newly minted, unlikely horror movie top dog John Krasinski played at some Jim Halpert-style aw-shucks humility. Host Meyers read off a selection of the appreciative tweets from celebrity fans of Krasinski’s new film (as co-writer, star, and director), A Quiet Place. Coming…

On Late Night, an emotional Seth Meyers relates the twisting tale of his new son's arrival 

Seth Meyers got to work at Late Night late on Monday, he explained, a fact that also helped explain the absence of his usual “A Closer Look” segment. Since Monday saw the afternoon bombshell that Donald Trump’s personal attorney, porn star fixer, and RNC Deputy National Finance Chair Michael Cohen’s home, office, and…

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