Before the March For Our Lives, Jordan Klepper faces the The Opposition, in its own rec room

With Saturday’s student-led March For Our Lives projected to be one of the biggest demonstrations in American history, both of Comedy Central’s late-night political comedy shows decided it was time to let the kids talk for a change. On The Daily Show, Trevor Noah took a more traditional approach in inviting a handful…

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…

The Daily Show and The Opposition will air live after Trump's first State Of The Union

There are any number of reasons that a person might have for looking forward to Donald Trump’s first State Of The Union address on January 30—including the likelihood that it’ll be a disaster or that it’ll give them a good excuse to completely disengage from TV and the internet for a night—but Comedy Central is now…

An FCC commissioner tells Jordan Klepper that The Opposition to net neutrality has fake names, Russian accents

Now that America has got that whole “Jesus Christ, can we just not elect a lawless, bigoted pedophile to the U.S. Senate!” thing more or less taken care of, it’s time for anti-Trump forces to look for the next exhausting but necessary fight. On a Tuesday where the late-night hosts—who tape in the afternoon—had to…

Jordan Klepper discusses the futility of appeasement with "Putin Enemy Number One" on The Opposition

Comedy Central’s The Opposition With Jordan Klepper continues to stretch itself to fill the ironic performative satire gap left when Stephen Colbert decamped for CBS. Klepper has ably cranked his Daily Show lacrosse bro Republican persona to eleven as the conspiracy-spouting, Alex Jones-esque ringmaster of the series’…

Jordan Klepper provides The Opposition to Trump's plan to sabotage Obamacare

Comedy Central’s new fake news show (“fake” as in “satirically exposing the hypocrisy of people who scream ‘fake news’”), The Opposition With Jordan Klepper is still ironing out its Colbert Report 2.0 model. Irony is a comedic bucking bronco, but Klepper has just the “alt-right” punchable demeanor for the job of…

The Opposition With Jordan Klepper debuts with a brisk, ambitious tour of “alt-news” stereotypes

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While his three-year tenure as a Daily Show correspondent seems like solid preparation for his own satirical late-night series, Jordan Klepper has a couple of major obstacles to overcome as he launches The Opposition With Jordan Klepper. Taking over the plum, post-Daily Show spot held down so ably by Larry Wilmore