Stephen Colbert roasts U.S. senators for only having one (or two) black friends

[ad_1] “The Senate GOP is like the kids in Peanuts,” said Late Show host Stephen Colbert on Wednesday. “They have one black friend, but he’s gotta sit on the other side of the table.” U.S. politicians are discussing police reform as protests against police brutality and racism continue, sparked by the death of George Floyd…

Stephen Colbert explains why ‘defund the police’ doesn’t mean no cops at all

[ad_1] Widespread protests against racism and police brutality have now entered their second week, with a poll finding the Black Lives Matter movement has gained increasing popularity. As Late Show host Stephen Colbert noted on Tuesday, 53 percent of registered voters now support the cause, up from 42 percent at the end of April. “So…

Kumail Nanjiani and Stephen Colbert nail why bread-making is beautiful right now

[ad_1] Since lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders began rolling out, many people across the globe have had one dominant thing on their minds and feeds: making bread. It’s come up a lot for The Late Show host Stephen Colbert, who got deep on sourdough with Jake Gyllenhaal just a few weeks back. And on Monday, he…

Stephen Colbert asks Trump to stop ‘slowly poisoning’ himself with hydroxychloroquine

[ad_1] In the latest step in our global march toward chaos, President Donald Trump has now said he is taking antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a preventative measure against COVID-19. Medical experts have emphatically advised that this is not a thing people should do, however it seems Trump puts more weight on “a lot of positive…

Stephen Colbert’s wife crashes his monologue with a birthday cake

[ad_1] “Today I turned more at risk,” said Late Show host Stephen Colbert during Wednesday’s episode. Colbert celebrated his socially distanced birthday with a specially-ordered “Quarantine Birthday” banner, while his wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert crashed his filming with a quarantine cake.  “Capitalism has already created a market for quarantine birthday signs,” Colbert’s daughter Madeleine quipped offscreen,…

History’s great moments happened indoors, and ‘The Late Show’ can prove it

[ad_1] Spending so much time at home can be tough, but when you think about it, there’s been plenty of history that’s been made indoors. “Man Who Dresses Like a Professor Paul F. Tompkins” is here to prove it to you. For a sketch dubbed “Great Moments in Indoor History” on The Late Show with…

Stephen Colbert tears into Trump’s most disastrous press briefing meltdown yet

[ad_1] Presidential hissy fits have become just another routine part of American life — but seeing Donald Trump handle a press conference with all the grace and dignity of a circus clown continues to be as disappointing as ever. On Monday, President Donald Trump “took his lack of balls and went home” after he was…

Stephen Colbert blasts Trump’s plan to wind down coronavirus task force

[ad_1] Just when you thought President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic could not be more inept, the White House indicated on Tuesday that it plans to wind down the coronavirus task force. The health crisis is still ongoing and the death toll continues to climb, with experts now projecting 134,000 U.S. deaths. But…

Stephen Colbert helps John Mulaney analyze his strange dreams

[ad_1] Alright, let’s get one thing out of the way. Nobody really wants to hear the whole story of the dream you had last night.  That is, of course, unless you’re comedian John Mulaney, and you’re sharing and analyzing your weirdly specific dreams with The Late Show host Stephen Colbert. In the clip above from…

Stephen Colbert slams Trump for firing health expert who disagreed with him

[ad_1] Donald Trump’s already fired more people this year than he ever did on The Apprentice (you know, the reality show that he, the actual current president, used to host), and for stupider reasons. If you’re an expert trying to help the federal government handle the coronavirus pandemic, you’re constantly choosing between pissing off the…