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Stephen Colbert reveals daytime video outside program’s New York City studio to mock Trump for saying there’s been violence in the streets

The Trump administration has threatened to withhold federal aid to cities with mayors who have “permitted violence and destruction of property.” Those cities include Chicago, Portland and New York City. As for the latter, Stephen Colbert took a rather familiar approach to attempt to prove to Trump that there hasn’t been consistent problems with violence…

Stephen Colbert Buries ‘Monstrous’ Trump With Dead-On Funeral Joke

Stephen Colbert blasted Donald Trump Thursday after the president blamed blue states for the country’s massive coronavirus death toll. (See below for the full segment.) In a press conference the day before, Trump said: “If you take the blue states out, we’re at a level that I don’t think anybody in the world would be at.” “The…

Stephen Colbert buffoons Trump’s unusual, unfounded speculation that Biden is on drugs

By Amanda Yeo2020-09-16 06:55:20 UTC The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden is scheduled to take place on September 29, just two weeks away. As such, Trump is busy preparing in the lead up to this important event — by accusing Biden of taking drugs.  "'Ya caught me, Don!'"…

Stephen Colbert picks apart the most awkward moments from the DNC’s second day

By Sam Haysom2020-08-19 11:07:40 UTC Another day of the Democratic National Convention, another host of cringey moments for Stephen Colbert to sink his teeth into. During a live monologue on Tuesday, the Late Show host picked apart everything from AOC's speech getting cut off by loud music ("she didn't have a chance to thank her…

Stephen Colbert updates ‘West Side Story’ with bleak new lyrics for the coronavirus pandemic

By Amanda Yeo2020-08-11 07:18:05 UTC "Okay, we don't have a public health system, but we do have systemic racism and truck nuts," quipped Late Show host Stephen Colbert on Monday.  The U.S. now has about 5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, with actual infection numbers estimated to be up to 10 times as much. Yet the…

Stephen Colbert mocks Republicans’ flimsy excuses for avoiding Trump’s National Convention

By Amanda Yeo2020-07-15 07:35:44 UTC Considering that many Republican senators are "beyond high risk" for coronavirus, it's no wonder they aren't keen on attending the National Convention in Florida — or, as Late Show host Stephen Colbert put it, "Trump's COVID coming out party." However, Colbert noted on Tuesday that this has put the senators…

Colbert and Kimmel Fire Back at Trump for Late-Night Attacks

Among the many tweets President Donald Trump posted in the middle of his “work day” on Tuesday was a congratulatory message to Fox News host Greg Gutfeld, a “one time Trump Hater who has come all the way home.” “His Ratings easily beat no talent Stephen Colbert, nice guy Jimmy Fallon, and wacko ‘last placer’…

Stephen Colbert and Jake Gyllenhaal bonded over sourdough starter

(CNN)Who isn't baking right now?Jake Gyllenhaal was the first guest on Tuesday night's episode of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" to talk about the "Sondheim 90th Birthday" performance. But he started off shushing Colbert."I have sourdough rising," Gyllenhaal whispered. "It's resting. My sourdough's resting."Colbert whispered back, "Is that something that sourdough has to do?…

Stephen Colbert Has A Gas With Physician’s Caution On Farts Spreading Coronavirus

Stephen Colbert visited the question of whether farts can spread the coronavirus on “The Late Show” Tuesday. He didn’t sniff out any important conclusions, but he did have jokes. (Fast forward to 5:13 above.) An Australian physician recently addressed the concern that farts could theoretically spread COVID-19 by propelling minute particles of coronavirus-infected feces ― like the…

Stephen Colbert calls space station astronaut for social seclusion pointers

Home News Entertainment Comedian Stephen Colbert, who has been socially distancing himself by hosting "The Late Show" from home for the past month, phoned the International Space Station today (April 15) to get some isolation tips from a pro: NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. Meir, who launched to the space station in September 2019, has spent 162…

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Australia shares set to open lower; New Zealand edges greater

FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray(Reuters) - Australia shares on Monday ended at their lowest since the end of June, dragged lower by the so-called “Big Four” banks and major miners,…

Ginsburg death displaces violence in cities as dominant social media storyline

Ruth Bader Ginsburg-related social media interactions dwarfed all other topics this week — a departure from a run of weeks where, other than the coronavirus, violence in cities was the dominant storyline. The big picture: In just two days, there were 41 million interactions (likes, comments or shares) on stories about the late Supreme Court…

Drifting performance on river in Czech Republic provides convenience from Covid-19 tension

Spectators gathered for a floating concert on the Vltava River in the Czech Republic. Numbers of coronavirus cases have spiked recently in the country, so the concert was a moment of peace in the capital Prague. The Epoque Orchestra performed alongside British violinist Daniel Hope.Sept. 20, 2020

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The Soundtrack for Fargo Season 4 Is a Perfect Match

Season 4 of FX's smash anthology series Fargo, based loosely on Joel and Ethan Coen's 1996 classic film of the same name, is primarily centered on a 1950 battle between crime syndicates. Given that setting, the season is full of era-appropriate music, featuring some classic jazz from Duke Ellington and others. We'll track every song…

Here’s What We Know About Season 2 of Utopia

If, a year ago, a television series suggested that somehow the SARS virus was introduced to China by a rogue American scientist—and that covert biological warfare raged between the superpowers—we all might have shrugged it off as good fictional fun. Amazon’s Utopia, based on the British Channel 4 series of the same name, turns epidemiological…

Here’s What Might Have actually Occurred if Darth Vader In Fact Got the Death Star Plans

The book has officially closed on the most recent Star Wars trilogy and the long-running Skywalker Saga, with fan opinion pretty divided on how it all ended. But certain corners of the fandom are still focused on Rogue One, the 2016 prequel to the very first Star Wars movie, and one of the only films…