Trevor Noah

Late-night TV hosts: 'Sometimes Trump is so stupid that it’s not even funny'

Comics, including Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert, discuss Trump’s attempts to dismantle the visa lottery and his rumored affair<p>Late-night hosts discussed the week’s Fake News Awards and the president’s confused stance on immigration.<p>Stephen Colbert: ‘You can’t just make a list and call it …

Culture

WATCH: Samantha Bee Tears Into #MeToo Backlash. Her Monologue Is Comedy Cancer And Moral Rot.

On Wednesday, TBS’s Samantha Bee – a woman enmeshed in a running gun battle for least funny human being with Comedy Central’s Trevor Noah – unleashed …

Conservative View

So Stupid It's Not Funny: Trump's Crackdown on Legal Immigration - The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

watch full episode<p>The Daily Show with Trevor Noah<p>So Stupid It's Not Funny: Trump's Crackdown on Legal Immigration<p>Clip1/18/2018<p>As Congress works to …

Immigration

GLAAD Media Awards 2018: nominees

Warning: language<p>John Oliver’s editorial on the Australian Gay Marriage Postal Survey has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award in the US.<p>Oliver …

TV

Sometimes Trump Is So Ignorant, Even Trevor Noah Doesn’t Think It’s Funny

It can be cathartic to make fun of Donald Trump’s gaffes, but it’s hard to do so when you remember that even the president’s most laughably ignorant …

The Daily Show

Deloitte breaks silence on Steinhoff, Trevor Noah loses out on Trump's 'fake news' award

Cape Town - A roundup of Friday's must-read financial and economic news.<p><b>Deloitte SA breaks silence on Steinhoff</b><p>Deloitte Africa has broken its silence …

Business (South Africa)

In Other News: North Korea's Army of Beauties & Saudi Arabia's Cinema Ban - The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

watch full episode<p>The Daily Show with Trevor Noah<p>In Other News: North Korea's Army of Beauties & Saudi Arabia's Cinema Ban<p>Clip1/18/2018<p>North Korea …

North Korea

JFL NorthWest announces nominees for first-ever Vancouver Comedy Awards

Jon CrannyVancouver seems to have awards for everything in the art world except comedy. "Why is that?" you might be asking. Is it because comedy …

The Daily Show

Anthony Bourdain Confesses #MeToo Made Me ‘Reexamine My Life’

“I’m not in a forgiving state of mind,” Bourdain said. “I mean, that shit ain’t OK.”<p>Anthony Bourdain became an unlikely spokesperson for the #MeToo …

Culture

Fake News Awards: CNN 'wins' taking 4 out of 11 'accolades' announced by Donald Trump

Donald Trump gave the broadcaster CNN four of his "fake news" awards on Wednesday as he used the gimmick to escalate his attacks on media.<p>The US president singled out The New York Times twice while the broadcaster ABC and the magazines Time and Newsweek were each mentioned once.<p>Claims of …

Donald Trump

Communicators rush to combat ‘TidePodChallenge’ phenomenon

What started out as an online joke is sending many communicators and social media platforms scrambling.<p>Tide Pods are the Internet's breakout meme of …

Public Relations

Ricky Martin opens up about his 'extremely painful' coming out process

Ricky Martin has opened up about his “extremely painful” decision to come out.<p>The star of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story …

LGBTQ

New York Today: Street Philosophy

<i>Good morning on this bright Thursday.</i><p>Here’s something you might not expect to find at a farmers’ market or street parade: philosophy.<p>For nearly two years, Ian Olasov, a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the founder of Brooklyn Public …

New York City

What’s On Tonight: ‘Damnation’ Ends And ‘Grace And Frankie’ Returns

<b>Grace and Frankie</b> (Netflix) – Season four kicks off with the ladies trying to keep their friendship going long-distance as Frankie pals around with artist types in Santa Fe and Grace befriends her manicurists and new roommate (played by Lisa Kudrow).<p><b>Damnation</b> (USA, 10:00 p.m.) – The season finale …

TV

The Daily Show: Trevor Noah Talks Cory Booker’s Undressing Of Trump Boot-Licker Kirstjen Nielsen

<i>Image via Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Bob Woodruff Foundation</i><p>Trevor Noah Talks Cory Booker’s Rant Against Kirstjen Nielsen<p>Earlier this week Cory …

African-American Culture

Have Donald Trump and Brexit killed off the dark art of political satire?

When the late great Peter Cook opened The Establishment, London’s first satirical nightclub, back in 1961, he said its inspiration was “those …

Shappi Khorsandi

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 18

1. A new religious exemption rule the Trump administration is considering would allow healthcare workers the right to refuse to treat LGBT patients, …

LGBTQ

POTUS Preoccupation: At Least 36 Fall TV Shows Targeted Trump

The entertainment world has readied the battlefield for the resistance with scripted and unscripted shows.<p>The latest season of television proves this …

Donald Trump

Trump's health report raises questions for late-night hosts

Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert, and Jimmy Kimmel all have questions for the official White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, who determined President …

TV

Trevor Noah Has 1 Serious Question For Trump's Doctor

President Donald Trump may be in overall good health, but on Tuesday’s broadcast of “The Daily Show,” host Trevor Noah posed one question to the White House’s official physician, Ronny Jackson: “No heart problems, no dementia, no dentures… but did you test for racism?”<p>The news that Trump was …

Donald Trump

Late-night hosts on Trump's physical: 'Despite all evidence, he does have a heart'

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, and Seth Meyers, discussed the results of Trump’s physical and the US’s response to the crisis in Puerto Rico<p>Late-night hosts discussed the results of Donald Trump’s physical exam, as well as the state of recovery efforts in Puerto Rico four months after Hurricane Irma.<p>…

Donald Trump

Late night pokes fun at Trump's health exam

Comedians including Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert give their take on President Trump's health exam.

The Daily Show

7 Epic Clapbacks to Trump’s Racist ‘S–thole Countries’ Remark

The nation is still seething over President Donald Trump’s reported inflammatory remarks about countries populated by black and brown people. During …

African-American News

Trevor Noah on Trump’s Medical Report: ‘It’s Like Medicine Is Gaslighting Us’

On Tuesday, the official White House physician said in a press conference that President Trump is in overall good health — a report the certainly …

Celebrity News

Noah, Conan, Kimmel, Colbert on Trump's 'dictator blood' in Best of Late Night

Questions about Trump's health and his hair from the late-night comics<p>President Trump seems to consume an endless stream of fried chicken and diet Coke, yet he's been given an extraordinarily clean bill of health. How is that possible? The White House doctor boils it down to good genes. But comic …

Comedy

Mock Millennials All You Want. Here's Why They Give Me Hope

I grew up in South Africa during apartheid. Black people lived in separate areas from white people. They had different rules. They were segregated. …

The Daily Show

How Late Night Handled Trump’s Physical

Tuesday night, checking late-night television for vital signs and symbols, I began with “Conan” (TBS), where an angsty Conan O’Brien wandered a redesigned stage set. “Ladies and gentlemen, it’s very collapsed,” he said, in a prelude to celebrating a new intimacy with the studio audience. He …

Politics

What’s On Tonight: ‘American Crime Story: Versace’ And ‘Corporate’ Premiere

<b>The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story</b> (FX, 10:00 p.m.) – Ryan Murphy’s latest anthology focuses on the high-profile murder of one of the most prolific designers in fashion’s history but this story, unlike the O.J. installment, is less about the celebrity and more about his …

TV

Trevor Noah Is Skeptical About Trump’s Health Report

<i>Welcome to Best of Late Night, a</i> <i>rundown that lets you sleep — and lets us get</i> <i>paid to watch comedy.</i> <i>What do you think of it? What</i> <i>else</i> <i>are you interested in? Let us know:</i> <i>thearts@nytimes.com</i>.<p><b>‘Shaped Like a Food Pyramid’</b><p>The results from President Trump’s first physical examination in office were released …

The Arts

Journalism lessons I learned from Steve Kerr

<i>By Aaron Rose</i><p>I opened my email Sunday afternoon and noticed an email from Professor J.A. Adande with the subject line, “Steve Kerr alert.”<p>It never …

Basketball