Good And Mad author Rebecca Traister teaches Stephen Colbert about history's overlooked angry women

Testing Late Show host Stephen Colbert on his American history on Friday’s show, best-selling author and pundit Rebecca Traister was impressed by Colbert’s grasp of Abigail Adams—at least as far as it went. Paraphrasing the “the one woman that we always hear about” (according to Traister) when it comes to the…

Killer Mike tells Stephen Colbert about his new show, marketing the Crips, and how Atlanta is Wakanda

Run The Jewels’ Killer Mike was on Thursday’s Late Show to promote Trigger Warning, his six-episode Netflix series premiering on Friday. With the Grammy-winning Atlanta rapper’s long history of political activism—some more on-point than others—viewers can expect some brashly inventive social satire, according to Mike.…

Jimmy Fallon gets to play Hamilton in Puerto Rico, but at least it's for a good cause

The pally bond between amiably irritating late-night goofball Jimmy Fallon and adorably brilliant goofball Lin-Manuel Miranda might be a little annoying, but, if we’re being honest, it’s because Fallon gets to do all manner of cool stuff with the Hamilton creator that we want to be doing. Lip-syncing to a polka-fied Hamilton remix

On The Tonight Show, Samuel L. Jackson counts down his five favorite Samuel L. Jackson characters

On Monday’s Tonight Show, Glass star Samuel L. Jackson revealed some pretty surprising secrets. For one, he’s a really good pal of Judge Judy Sheindlin, which suggests all manner of action comedy casting possibilities. For another, on December 21, the perpetually badass actor turned 70, which, to steal a quote from …

50 Cent beefs with Stephen Colbert over Helen Mirren, explains his discount beef with Ja Rule

50 Cent (or “Half-Dollar,” as Stephen Colbert insists on calling the rapper, actor, and Bitcoin and champagne mogul) turned up on Friday’s Late Show to swap tales of the benefits of being rich. Of course, there’s rich and super-rich, and guy with late-night CBS money Colbert was left goofing incredulously on 50's…

On Late Night, John Goodman talks The Conners, reveals what Lebowski quote he hears the most

John Goodman was on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Thursday, talking about what it’s like shooting the Roseanne-less The Conners. “It was really odd,” Goodman replied to host Seth Meyers’ delicately phrased preamble about the offscreen behavior that led to former star Roseanne Barr’s abrupt departure, “We used to have…

On The Late Show, Kevin Hart talks more about how he's done talking about his anti-gay comments

With the now-hostless Oscars hurtling toward us in February, the comic responsible for the Academy’s decision that an Oscar host is just too damn much trouble continued his TV apology tour on Wednesday’s Late Show. Or, rather, Kevin Hart continued his non-apology tour, as he reiterated the litany of “I’m over it”s the…

On Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Billy Eichner's Namor tells his DC counterpart, "Fuck Aquaman"

What with Jason Momoa’s Aquaman battling both a long line of “Aquaman is lame” jokes (with some success), and the critics (um, sort of), the concept of another big-budget, big screen underwater superhero franchise seems a no-brainer. At least that’s what Marvel’s Namor (a.k.a. The Sub-Mariner) thinks, as the king of…

Sam Bee and Adam Rippon host the holiday civil rights pageant Full Frontal's I.C.E. On Ice

Wednesday’s pre-holidays Full Frontal saw host Samantha Bee turning her rage-laugh rundown of the weekly horrors perpetrated by the person currently in the White House into a full-blown holiday pageant. On ice. About I.C.E. Taking on the newly empowered and emboldened government bureau the U.S. Immigration and Customs…

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