Tag: THE DAILY SHOW

LeVar Burton Tells Trevor Noah that He’s No Longer Interested in Hosting ‘Jeopardy!’

LeVar Burton Says He’s Not Interested in ‘Jeopardy!’ Job Anymore “The crazy thing is that when you set your sights on something, they say ‘Be careful of what you wish for,’” Burton said. “Because what I found out is that it wasn’t the thing that I wanted after all. What I wanted was to compete. […]

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‘The Daily Show’ Interviewed Trinidad’s Health Minister To Clear Up All This Hooey About Nicki Minaj’s Cousin’s Friend’s Testicles

If you’ve been online this week you know that a rapper’s cousin’s friend’s testicles has been in the news quite a bit. At least, you know, a lot more than you’d probably assume. We’re now five days into the discourse about Nicki Minaj’s tweet about vaccine skepticism, and after an offer to clear things up […]

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Trevor Noah Didn’t Hide His Laughter While Reflecting Upon How Far Rudy Giuliani Has Fallen After Being Dubbed ‘America’s Mayor’ On 9/11

The Daily Show returned on Monday night, and right out of the gate, host Trevor Noah went to town on Rudy Giuliani’s bizarre speech at a 9/11 memorial event where the disgraced Trump attorney launched into a gooffy aside about Prince Andrew. Noah personally found the speech captivating because it showed how much things have […]

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‘The Daily Show’ Has A Comeback For MAGAs Who Believe That Trump Could Fix Everything In Afghanistan

Despite the fact that a lot of the chaos that initially erupted in Afghanistan can be traced back to Donald Trump’s now-disastrous deal with the Taliban, that hasn’t stopped his die-hard supporters from arguing that the former president would’ve handled the situation better. We’re talking about a guy who bungled the COVID vaccine rollout, which […]

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Trevor Noah Trolled MAGA Insurrectionists With A Full-Page Ad For A Fake Law Firm

The Daily Show isn’t currently airing new episodes, but that doesn’t mean Trevor Noah can’t troll the far right while he’s enjoying his time away from the at-home studio. The host of Comedy Central’s political programming put a real ad in real newspapers for a very fake law firm hoping hapless insurrectionists give him a […]

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Jordan Klepper Pokes The Anti-Vax Bear In A New ‘Daily Show’ Segment

There are a few uniting principles when it comes to the people whose pulses Jordan Klepper fingers on the regular while crisscrossing America for The Daily Show (and also probably for the satisfaction of some low-level masochistic tendencies he’s dealing with). They’re big fans of former steak in the mail salesman and reality TV host […]

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‘The Daily Show’ Nailed ‘Jeopardy GOAT’ Tucker Carlson To The Wall With A Series Of Relevant Questions

The new Jeopardy! host is, uh, not Fox News host and conspiracy-theorist extraordinaire Tucker Carlson. Whew! Yet it’s not even one person, either, because the show’s executive producer, Mike Richards, will be stepping into full-time host duties (of the syndicated flagship show) along with Mayim Bialik (who’s picking up the primetime and spinoff variants) hosting […]

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‘The Daily Show’ Couldn’t Resist Trolling Ted Cruz With One Of Larry David’s Best ‘Curb’ Outbursts

What does Ted Cruz like to do in his free time, besides flee the country during a historic storm and butcher the voices of The Simpsons? Say the word “chutzpah,” apparently. The Daily Show compiled a supercut of the Texas senator massacring the Yiddish word for arrogance. “You know, there’s a Yiddish word, ‘chutzpah,’ and […]

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Comedy Central Expands The Daily Show With Trevor Noah Podcast, Launches New Series Hosted by Roy Wood Jr.

(L-R) Cover art for the new The Daily Show with Trevor Noah podcast series, Beyond the Scenes; Roy Wood Jr. at the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards on March 07, 2021.Photo: Courtesy of Comedy Central/ Getty Images for the Critics Choice Association (Getty Images) Comedian and TV correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, […]

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‘The Daily Show’ Investigates Whether Conservatives Even Know What ‘Critical Race Theory’ Actually Is

“Critical Race Theory,” or CRT, is a pretty major buzzword these days. But do the people whipping the term out even know what the hell they’re talking about? The Daily Show’s Roy Wood Jr. isn’t so sure. So this week, he attempted to get to the bottom of the matter in an episode of Unsolved […]

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‘The Daily Show’ Takes Aim At Tucker Carlson While Reacting To Brian Kilmeade’s Bizarre ‘Mein Kampf’ Remarks

Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade got roundly roasted after making bizarre, on-air remarks about reading Mein Kampf in high school. Considering that Fox News is the network of choice for right-wing Donald Trump supporters, some of whom can be described as (at least) white supremacist-curious, it was quite the self-own. While Kilmeade was the […]

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Trevor Noah Dove Deep Into How Spotify Treats Non-Major Artists On ‘The Daily Show’

For years now, streaming services like Spotify have faced criticism about how much they pay the artists whose music they depend on. It’s a nuanced situation, so on The Daily Show last night, Trevor Noah broke it down and spoke about how hard it is on make money on Spotify as a non-major artist. After […]

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Mike Lindell’s ‘Daily Show’ Interview With Jordan Klepper Was As Batsh*t Crazy As It First Appeared

Turns out Jordan Klepper’s visit to Mike Lindell’s MAGA rally was as bats*it as the MyPillow guy himself made it look. The Daily Show correspondent was among the several who turned out to his MAGA rally in Wisconsin over the weekend, and he managed to snag an interview with Lindell and many of the Trump […]

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Trevor Noah Can Barely Stand To See Noted Zoom Wanker Jeffrey Toobin On His TV Again

Jeffrey Toobin is back, baby! And Trevor Noah just can’t look. But as his job sort of requires it, The Daily Show host steeled himself and watched through his fingers as Toobin made his triumphant return to CNN on Thursday, where he sat down to chat about recent legal news with CNN Newsroom co-host Alisyn […]

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Exclusive Trailer: PBS POV Documentary The Neutral Ground Explores the Power a Losing Confederate Has in the U.S.

Director CJ Hunt in PBS POV documentary The Neutral Ground (2021)Photo: Courtesy of PBS POV Here at The Root, we’ve provided exhaustive coverage on the ongoing fight in connection with the removal of Confederate monuments across the nation. The pushback against this glorification of inherently racist symbols has finally gotten some real results within the […]

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