Jimmy Kimmel: Nikki Haley ‘wants to spend time away from Trump’s family’

Late-night hosts discuss the resignation of Trumps UN ambassador and the swearing in of Brett Kavanaugh Late-night hosts discussed the resignation of Donald Trumps UN ambassador, Nikki Haley, and the grandiose ceremony to swear in the controversial supreme court justice Brett Kavanaugh. Jimmy Kimmel On Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the host joked that Haley was The […]

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‘American Vandal’ season 2 goes deeper into the bowels of social media

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‘The Comedy Lineup’ addresses #MeToo and social media in 15-minute bits

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Michelle Wolf has nothing to apologise for. Her critics do, though | Arwa Mahdawi

Urging the comedian who performed at the White House correspondents dinner to apologize for an uncontroversial joke sends an incredibly dangerous message Let me tell you a few deplorable things that happened in America this weekend. Nearly 43 million people woke up in poverty in the richest country in the world. And more than 30 […]

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Bill Murray goes to see Groundhog Day again

The star of the 1993 classic movie went to see the Broadway musical version on Tuesday and then returned Wednesday for another show Tuesday: Bill Murray, star of Groundhog Day, a film famously about reliving the same day over and over, is spotted at the Broadway show based on that film. Wednesday: Bill Murray, star […]

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My idea to improve the world: force everyone to try standup comedy | Jack Bernhardt

The benefits to society would be profound not least that people would learn the difference between a joke and a threat, says comedy writer Jack Bernhardt We all like to think our chosen profession is the most important. Firefighters will tellyou that they save people from burning buildings. Scientists working at Cern will tell you […]

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The keg party’s over: why gross-out comedies are going down the pan

Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen and the rest ruled comedy for more than a decade. But everyones wisecracking now from Marvel heroes to current affairs anchors and the gross-out gags are wearing thin Before it landed in cinemas last month, the smart money would have been on gambling farce Baywatch remake, to Amy Schumers kidnap comedy […]

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The age of banter

The long read: It used to be just a word now it is a way of life. But is it time to get off the banter bus? Its the most fucking ridiculous story, isnt it? We went to watch fucking dolphins, and we ended up in fucking Syria. Last summer in the Mediterranean party resort […]

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Being Donald Trump: the life of an impersonator

The long read: John Di Domenico has been playing Donald Trump longer than anyone else except Trump himself John Di Domenico looks nothing like Donald Trump: hes 17 years younger, several inches shorter and a natural brunet, though lately he keeps his head shaved to make putting on the coppery wig easier, and his eyebrows […]

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Tom Green: ‘It demystifies the presidency when you’ve had Trump scream in your face’

The online prankster who got fired by Trump returns to standup and talks about where you draw the line in comedy TEminem, married briefly to Drew Barrymore. He made an influential and outrageous MTV series (Freddy Got Fingered). He also documented his experience of testicular cancer in a TV special that didnt blanch at the […]

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