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Happy Holidays From Late Night

Some late-night shows got into the holiday spirit this week a little better than others.
  1. phases
    John Mulaney Tried, Failed to Have a Goth Phase“I would buy bracelets at Urban Outfitters.”
  2. last night on late night
    Colbert Knows Who’s Royally Pissed About Trump Canceling His Press Holiday PartyRhymes with Schmox Schnews.
  3. appreciations
    Save Detroiters, the Most Brilliantly Stupid Show on TVSeth Meyers loves Detroiters so much, he wrote this for us.
  4. injustices
    Megan Amram Will Not Be Silenced, Emmy AwardsShe’d like a word.
  5. vulture podcasts
    Your New Favorite RuPaul’s Drag Race PodcastJust in time for All Stars Season 4, Vulture is launching a RuPaul’s Drag Race podcast with Joel Kim Booster and Nicole Byer called What the Tuck?
  6. keep comedy weird
    Three Delightfully Weird and Funny Videos for Your Viewing PleasureChris Fleming, Carmen Christopher, Lorelei Ramirez are keeping weird comedy alive.
  7. emmy rules
    The Emmys Have a New TV-Movie Rule That’ll Be Hard on Black MirrorThey’re also changing up the short-form rules — sorry, Emmy for Megan.
  8. follow friday
    Mic Nguyen Loves the Obscure and LudicrousTalking tweets with the Brooklyn-based writer and comedian.
  9. this week in late night
    Happy Holidays From Late NightSome late-night shows got into the holiday spirit this week a little better than others.
  10. netflix
    David Letterman’s Netflix Series Will Return for Season Two in 2019No guests have been announced just yet.
  11. good one podcast
    19 Comedians Reveal Jokes They’d Like to Steal If They Could Get Away With ItFrom the Good One podcast, John Mulaney, Patton Oswalt, and more on the joke they’d steal.
  12. close reads
    The Women of Superstore Are Busting Taboos and Breaking BarriersA relentless revision of established tropes about female sexuality and pregnancy has taken the NBC sitcom to the next level.
  13. last night on late night
    Allow Samantha Bee to Introduce You to Fox News’ Streaming Service Fox Nation“It’s like television, grandpa, but you get it on the smaller screen you use for writing racism on Facebook!”
  14. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Ted Alexandro on WTFRounding up our favorite comedy podcast episodes of the week.
  15. roll clip!
    Billy Eichner Tries to Cheer Up New Yorkers With Lin-Manuel Miranda“Miss, it’s Lin-Manuel Miranda. Are you inspired?!”
  16. sag awards
    Megan Mullally Will Host the SAG AwardsWill Nick Offerman host the AFTRA Awards?
  17. #metoo
    Just for Laughs Founder Gilbert Rozon Charged With Rape, Indecent AssaultMultiple women came forward with sexual-misconduct allegations against Rozon last year.
  18. snl
    SNL Host Matt Damon Has Extremely High Secret Santa StandardsDon’t you dare ruin this for him.
  19. advice
    Will Having a Baby Slow Down My Career?Women in the business should be asking for (and getting) everything right now.
  20. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Comedy Books of 2018Featuring Chris Gethard, Nell Scovell, The Simpsons, The Kids in the Hall, and an intimate look at Robin Williams.
  21. daytime tv
    Ellen DeGeneres, Tired of Being So Nice, Is Considering Leaving Daytime TVBut who will interview the viral stars?
  22. last night on late night
    Trump’s Manhood Downgraded in Tinkle FightThere’s just no other way to describe it.
  23. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel Wants a Sarah Huckabee Sanders in Every HomeDoesn’t your kid deserve Trump levels of Santa defense?
  24. antennas
    There’s a New, Free Way to Watch The OfficeNo subscription needed.
  25. cancellations
    Detroiters, and Joy, Has Been CanceledComedy Central axed the show.
  26. deleted scenes
    This Nathan for You Deleted Scene Won’t Bring the Show Back But It’s Still FunnyNathan and Bill take in a little football.
  27. this week in web videos
    And You Thought You Knew Everything About Stock PhotographyYou’ll never see stock photos the same way again.
  28. we're going to the catskills!
    What’s a Tummler? Your Guide to Mrs. Maisel’s Catskills ReferencesThe series’s second season is full of spot-on allusions to the history and culture of the Jewish vacation haven of the early and mid–20th century.
  29. awards
    Carol Burnett Will Get the New Golden Globes TV Award, Which Is Named After HerWho could have seen it coming?
  30. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2018Featuring Sam Jay, Jo Firestone, Langston Kerman, Emily Heller, and more.
  31. oscars 2019
    And Now the Academy Might Not Want an Oscars Host at AllBut we have so many good suggestions!
  32. important awards
    Zach Broussard Reveals the Top 1,000 Comedians of 2018Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!
  33. funny or die
    Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon Return As Cord and Tish for the 2019 Rose ParadeThey’re back!
  34. good one podcast
    Why Sinbad Has Never BombedOn this week’s Good One, Sinbad talks about improvising, loving hecklers, and why stand-up needs an audience.
  35. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Stand-up Specials of 2018Rounding up our favorite hour-long stand-up specials of the year.
  36. tributes
    Family Guy Pays Tribute to Carrie Fisher With Her Character’s EulogyThe actress voiced Peter’s boss Angela since 2005.
  37. last night on late night
    Michael Che Isn’t Pleased With the Kevin Hart Oscars Brouhaha“Didn’t the Academy nominate Mel Gibson for an award just last year?”
  38. trailer mix
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 6 Trailer: Jake Does Die Hard, NoiceAlso the title of his sex tape.
  39. last night on late night
    SNL’s Khal Drago Is a Dothraki Jerry Springer Who Lives for the DramaAs well as random acts of stabbing.
  40. last night on late night
    Ask SNL and We Shall Receive: What If the Trumps Were Black?Darius and Malika, power couple.
  41. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Jason Momoa Strips for ScroogeThe Aquaman star’s charming glee buoys an otherwise uneven episode.
  42. last night on late night
    SNL Continues Its ‘Let’s Endearingly Emasculate Eric Trump’ Comedy JourneyCute race-car bed.
  43. caped crusaders
    As DC Universe Moves in a Zanier Direction, Amy Adams Says ‘I’m Out’But Ben Schwartz is interested.
  44. too much tuna
    Charmed, Oh, Hello’s George and Gil Are Campaigning to Be Oscar Hosts, I’m SureWill bribe with tuna and signed Alan Alda photos.
  45. last night on late night
    How Kim Kardashian Helped Kathy Griffin Stay Sane Through Her Trump Photo OrdealThey were neighbors!
  46. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Feeds Us Enough Mike Pence Insults to Fuel the Rest of 2018“He’s like parsley that doesn’t like gay people.”
  47. a simple request
    Reasons Why We Must Be Cast As Extras in the Cats MovieComedians Mitra Jouhari and Patti Harrison are shooting their shot.
  48. investigations
    Has Michael Che Seen Nanette? An InvestigationWhen will Che break his silence about this?
  49. follow friday
    Shea Strauss Uses Drawing As TherapyTalking shop with the Brooklyn-based writer and illustrator.
  50. interview
    Bridey and Abby Elliott Made a Movie in Their Family’s Haunted HouseThe sisters talk Clara’s Ghost, an off-kilter horror-comedy loosely based on their real lives — and starring the entire Elliott family.
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