Tag: trevor noah

Why it’s important to spotlight non-celebrity guests

In an article published this week, FiveThirtyEight assessed Stephen Colbert‘s performance during his first 100 episodes of the “Late Show”. What Ben Lindbergh found — among other things — is that, of the three late-night shows he analyzed, Colbert has consistently featured a more high-brow, less actor-based selection of guests on his show.

LATE NIGHT LINKS | FEB. 21 – FEB. 27

Each week, I will be compiling a list of late-night comedy-related articles and video recommendations. Read:  “Late Night with Seth Meyers”, which just celebrated its second anniversary, was featured in an article in The Daily Dot this week. Michelle Jaworski praised Seth Meyers‘ understated success in the late-night landscape, making note of his “politics-laced” hot takes and ever-improving interview […]

LATE NIGHT LINKS | FEB. 14 – FEB. 20

Each week, I will be compiling a list of late-night comedy-related articles and video recommendations. Read: Trevor Noah appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air to talk about his career, his South African upbringing, and the way he used humor to deal with injustices of apartheid and abuse. We’ve overcome a lot because of laughter. I think that’s why I […]

Late Night Links | FEB. 7 – FEB. 13

Each week, I will be compiling a list of late-night comedy-related articles and video recommendations. Read:  John Oliver, whose show “Last Week Tonight” returns tomorrow night on HBO, spoke to Esquire about finally doing more campaign coverage. I think we’ll do more stuff that has to do with the process and the personalities. I don’t think we’ll do too […]

Late Night Links | Jan. 31 – Feb. 6

Each week, I will be compiling a list of late-night comedy-related articles and video recommendations. Read: Late-night talk shows are getting increasingly more politically aware. This article takes a look at just how political each show has become. This article takes a look at various late-night stats, including the number of political videos uploaded by each of the […]