Ever since it was announced that Stephen Colbert of “The Colbert Report,” would be replacing David Letterman as host of the “Late Show,” countless late-night viewers found themselves asking, “Who is the real Stephen Colbert?” Who was the man behind the fictional blowhard host of the satirical late-night show? Even now, eight months since the show’s […]
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Beyoncé’s hour-long visual album “Lemonade” dropped last week, and it’s been the object of many music-lovers’ attention. Of course, many late-night hosts were also quick to capitalize on the media frenzy. Watch the hosts’ various hilarious attempts to bask in Bey’s spotlight: James Corden’s monologue was a (beautifully shot) visual journey.
Each week, I will be compiling a list of late-night comedy-related articles and video recommendations. Read: An article in the LA Times begged the question, “Can Stephen Colbert get his ‘Late Night’ groove back?” In the high school cafeteria of late night, “The Late Show” is the table with the Model UN kids; “The Tonight Show” and […]
The Black Lives Matter movement, which serves to bring attention to and raise a dialogue about the anti-black racism that permeates American society, has gained prominence in recent years. The purpose of the movement is to affirm all black lives — be they they male, female, straight, queer, etc. — and to fight systemic discrimination and […]
Senator Bernie Sanders — a presidential candidate who, until quite recently, was largely ignored by the mainstream media — received plenty of air time last week. Not only did he win the New Hampshire primary, but he also made appearances on such late-night comedy shows as “Saturday Night Live” and “The Late Show with Stephen […]
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 […]
Over the past two years, the late-night talk show scene has undergone quite a few changes. Have you been keeping up?
As a journalism student and an avid news consumer, I find late-night comedy shows such as The Daily Show, Saturday Night Live and The Late Show to be a welcome supplement to my daily news consumption.