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  1. politics
    BMI Informs Trump Campaign They Can No Longer Play Rihanna’s MusicThe organization reportedly removed the singer’s work from the Trump campaign’s blanket music license.
  2. trump
    Alec Baldwin Says ‘Black People Love Me’ Since Playing TrumpHe also reflects on #MeToo.
  3. trump
    Family Guy Will Have Trump Prey on Meg and We’re Already So Tired“We’re just playing to what Trump has already confessed to, say, on a bus.”
  4. #metoo
    In Defense of Al Franken, Chelsea Handler Points Out She’s Groped Many People“That’s not rape.”
  5. a long talk
    MSNBC’s Ari Melber Wants to Bring Hip-hop to Cable NewsThe host of The Beat explains why “culture is everywhere” in the Trump era — especially the nightly news.
  6. close reads
    Mission: Impossible — Fallout Is the Perfect Movie for Our Summer of UnrealityIn pop culture and politics, the line between truth and fiction has blurred almost beyond recognition.
  7. sunday funday
    CBS Evening News Anchor Jeff Glor Bags Two Surprise Sit-Downs With TrumpFormer CNN host Piers Morgan also scored an interview.
  8. What Does Russia Look Like, Now?Putin, as bad as he is, is well within the mainstream of Russian politics. Whereas Trump is a radical fringe figure.
  9. last night on late night
    Samantha Bee: Trump ‘Fixed’ Child-Separation Policy ‘With the Next Worst Thing’“Who knew conservatives were so sensitive about the C-word? I should make a note of that.”
  10. books
    Fire and Fury Publisher on Trump Memo: ‘How Do You Say ‘F You’ to the President’“I knew people would see it.”
  11. You Better Believe Omarosa Will Be Serving Trump Tea at the Big Brother HouseShe says she was “haunted” by his tweets.
  12. last night on late night
    Late Night Skewers Trump’s State of the Union: ‘I Have to Say, He Did All White’Samantha Bee, Trevor Noah, and Seth Meyers had responses to the speech.
  13. my next guest needs no introduction
    David Letterman and Barack Obama Avoid Talking About Trump on New Netflix SeriesBoth make occasional reference to the country’s current fraught political climate, but neither mentions the current president directly.
  14. Eminem Is Taking On Donald Trump, But Does It Matter?Maybe he could make a difference.
  15. Will & Grace’s Best Trump Joke Is Its SettingSitcom sets are a crucial, meaningful element of the genre.
  16. Trump’s ‘Sweet Valley High’ Spec Novel Notes, by Kit Lively Donna is a smart, beautiful, popular girl. Really, really big boobs, maybe? But they let her be head cheerleader anyway, because she can do […]
  17. timelines
    A History of Donald Trump’s Obsession With TV Ratings He’s been creating alternative ratings facts for years.
  18. We’re Approaching a Major Turning Point in Trump-Era Pop CultureTrump parallels in movies and TV will soon be intentional instead of just coincidental.
  19. last night on late night
    Samantha Bee Gives the Scoop on the Men Behind Trump’s Voter Fraud CommissionMeet the men leading Trump’s crusade for voter “integrity.”
  20. A Horrifying Parody Series That May Be TrueToday, Splitsider has the dubious honor of premiering the third and most recent episode of Modern Aliens: A Documentary Periodical, written and […]
  21. Clay Aiken: Trump Didn’t Actually Decide Who Got Fired From Celebrity Apprentice“It was very much, ‘I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV.’”
  22. FAQs About the New Health Care Law’s “Tremendous Vampire Bats” Mandate, by […] Will the “tremendous vampire bats” mandate affect me and my family? Perhaps. President Trump’s replacement health care law requires every […]
  23. protests
    Protesters Interrupt Shakespeare in the Park’s Trump-Like Julius Caesar AgainThe production closed Sunday night.
  24. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Proves That Reporters Saying ‘Hookers’ Was a Comey-Hearing HighlightIt looks like Wolf Blitzer had a lot of fun saying “hookers.”
  25. Alec Baldwin Impersonates His Latest Trump Target: Rex TillersonFrom a staged reading of Trump’s cabinet hearings, All the President’s Men?
  26. white house correspondents’ dinner
    The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj Will Host the White House Correspondents’ DinnerThe event is scheduled for April 29, and Trump is not planning to attend.
  27. passionate pleas
    Read Julie Andrews’s Passionate Plea to President Trump to Keep Funding the ArtsA spoonful of compassion makes this crappy world make sense.
  28. live streams
    Shia LaBeouf’s Anti-Trump Livestream Shut Down Over Safety ConcernsHE WILL NOT DIVIDE US has met its end.
  29. the daily show
    The Daily Show’s Head Writer on How Trump Has Changed the Way They Work“It’s refreshing to be hit with a firehose constantly. It’ll be very energizing until we all have heart attacks in a few weeks.”
  30. House of Cards Creator Calls for Trump’s Impeachment“When in the course of American history it becomes necessary for the people to save our Nation from a Tyrant.”
  31. The Age of Message Comedy Lots of comedians I follow on Twitter haven’t joked in months, and it’s not because they don’t funny ideas. It’s because of articles like […]
  32. schwarzenegger v. trump
    Schwarzenegger Criticizes Trump’s Muslim Ban“It’s crazy and makes us look stupid.”
  33. bad timing
    Trump Hosts Finding Dory ScreeningIt’s that really sad movie about a lost fish trying to reunite with her parents.
  34. hollywood signs
    Trump Thinks Journalists Should Act Like Publicists and GhostwritersAnd journalists who sully his reputation are failing at their jobs.
  35. celebrity impersonators
    Alec Baldwin to Host SNL for 17th Time Alternative fact: Alec Baldwin has never hosted SNL.
  36. the eminem show
    Revisiting Eminem’s ‘White America,’ 15 Years LaterThe first verse is a perfect fit for the movement Trump has set in motion.
  37. protest songs
    Prepare for 1,000 Days of Protest SongsA new song will be added each weekday for the next four years.
  38. Comedians as Activists in the Era of Trump In his 2012 book, Tortured Artists, Christopher Zara examines the mental anguish that has plagued some of the most revered artists in […]
  39. may god be with us all
    The Purge Already Used Trump’s 2020 SloganRead into this what you will.
  40. Van Jones and Ava DuVernay Talk Politics“I’m challenged by the idea that we are not holding people accountable for their votes.”
  41. Steve Harvey Met With Donald Trump to Talk About … Housing Issues?Two TV hosts, one mission.
  42. chat room
    Kenya Barris on Creating Black-ish’s Election Episode in Record Time“We’re used to things not going our way.”
  43. party chats
    Viola Davis Won’t Dignify a Trump Question By Talking About Him“I will, believe it or not, remove Trump from the equation, because it’s bigger than him.”
  44. Finding Energy in Despair with the National ‘What a Joke’ Fest In those first few days after the election, it felt like everything everybody said pretty much just boiled down to “What do we do?” Comics […]
  45. How Comedy Dealt With the Shit Sandwich That Was 2016 Comedy is tragedy plus time. But in this abattoir of a year, there hasn’t been enough time between tragedies for the dang formula to work. […]
  46. apocalyptic scenarios
    Michael Moore: ‘Trump Is Gonna Get Us Killed’“Don’t forget that date and his hubris as we bury the dead next year.”
  47. overdue sequels
    An Inconvenient Truth Sequel Set for Sundance 2017Quiet, says Al Gore. A whale is still in trouble.
  48. inauguration 2017
    Garth Brooks in Talks to Play Trump InaugurationHe is the only one.
  49. reality tv
    Schwarzenegger Shrugs Off Trump Apprentice RoleMeanwhile, Mark Burnett did not attend a “packed Q&A.”
  50. party chats
    Yep, Tony Hale Realizes Veep Is Starting to Get a Little Too Real“We’re gonna have a political comedy on CNN.”
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