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So, Was Trump Good for Comedy?

Six different comedians, six different answers.
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What I Learned in the Late-Night Joke Mines

Current and former writers reflect on trying to wring humor from the Trump administration.
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The One Thing All Great SNL Political Impressions Need

The show’s take on Joe Biden won’t be funny until it makes an argument.
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  2. good one podcast
    So, Was Trump Good for Comedy?Six different comedians, six different answers.
  3. politics
    What I Learned in the Late-Night Joke MinesCurrent and former writers reflect on trying to wring humor from the Trump administration.
  4. snl
    The One Thing All Great SNL Political Impressions NeedThe show’s take on Joe Biden won’t be funny until it makes an argument.
  5. last night on late night
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  6. trailer mix
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  7. this week in late night
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  8. follow friday
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  9. casting
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  10. he admit it!
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  11. this week in comedy podcasts
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  12. book excerpt
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  13. tv
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  14. two friends
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  15. good one podcast
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  17. money moves
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  18. last night on late night
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  19. casting call
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  20. this week in late night
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  21. follow friday
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  22. this week in comedy podcasts
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  23. capitol riot
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  25. last night on late night
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  26. 2021 preview
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  27. last night on late night
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  28. tv review
    Mr. Mayor Is a Nice Political Comedy at a Very Not-Nice TimeComprising a sitcom dream team, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s latest is amusing, if not exactly dialed into the current climate.
  29. last night on late night
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  30. now streaming
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  31. “skits”
    Keegan-Michael Key Drops Trailer for History of Sketch Comedy PodcastThe podcast debuts on Audible January 28.
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  33. late night tv
    Jimmy Kimmel, James Corden to Shoot Remotely As COVID Cases Soar in L.A.While other California productions have opted to delay their post-holiday returns.
  34. comedy specials
    Chris Rock’s Tamborine Stand-up Special to Be Rereleased by NetflixAn extended cut will premiere on Tuesday, January 12.
  35. funny videos of the month
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  37. two friends
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  38. comedy review
    Death to 2020 Is a Failure of ImaginationThe Black Mirror creators’ special is a limp recap of a year that few viewers need help remembering.
  39. happy holidays
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  40. improv
    Upright Citizens Brigade Closes Sunset Theater in Los AngelesThe organization says it’s “still working to maintain our Franklin space” as the pandemic drags on.
  41. tributes
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  42. vulture lists
    Every Big Fat Quiz, RankedAmericans, it is time for you to adopt a new Christmas tradition: watching British comedians make fun of Jimmy Carr.
  43. stand-up
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  44. snl
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  45. trailer mix
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  46. best of 2020
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  47. the industry
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  48. addiction
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  49. trailer mix
    Netflix’s Death to 2020 Mockumentary Will Not Be on QuibiThe trailer features Samuel L. Jackson, Leslie Jones, and more.
  50. last night on late night
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