Meyers, Penn Condemn 'Incredibly Stupid' GOP Opposition to Wokeness
NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers and Comedy Central The Daily Show temp host Kal Penn used their Wednesday shows to condemn what they say is the GOP’s obsession with wokeness. For Meyers, the whole thing is frustrating because of the “incredibly stupid” word games, while Penn thinks wokeness is simply about empathy.
Meyers Dismisses Wokeism As 'A Collection Of Petty Grievances'
Over the weekend, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gave a speech decrying the “woke mind virus,” but according to NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers’s Monday “Closer Look,” it is people like DeSantis who have a mind virus, because all they care about is “a collection of petty grievances” while he wants to teach accurate history and “provide gender-affirming care to children.”
Comedy Shows Accuse 'Fascist' DeSantis Of Banning History
CBS’s Stephen Colbert and NBC’s Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers all spent part of their Tuesday shows falsely claiming Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis seeks to ban the teaching of history in the state as they reacted to different parts of the DeSantis-driven news cycle.
Channeling Buttigieg, Meyers Blames Trump, GOP For Train Derailment
NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers has a theory on Wednesday as to why the train carrying toxic chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio, derailed: Donald Trump. This theory was basically a retelling of the talking points being spouted off by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
Meyers Claims Nobody 'Gives A ****' About Twitter-Hunter Hearing
NBC Late Night was not happy with Republicans on Thursday for holding hearings into Twitter’s suppression of the Hunter Biden laptop story, claiming “no one actually gives a [bleep]” and trying to pretend that Republicans are greatly upset Twitter took down tweets containing nude photographs of Hunter Biden.
Meyers Defends Biden's SOTU Social Security Falsehood About GOP
Despite all the proclamations from Republican leaders saying cuts to Social Security and Medicare are not on the table, NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers reacted to President Biden’s State of the Union address on Wednesday by defending him against allegations he lied about GOP intentions to do just that.
STUDY: Five Months Of Late Night: 93 Liberal Guests, 1 Conservative
The late night comedy shows ended 2022 with a unanimously liberal guest count and that trend continued into the first month of 2023, a NewsBusters study has revealed.
Meyers Rants On 'F***** Up' GOP 'Cancel Culture' on Education, Omar
NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers proved on his Thursday show that he has no idea what cancel culture actually is as he accused Republicans of engaging in it as they pass various education laws and kick Rep. Ilhan Omar off the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Late Night, Daily Show Decry 'Orwellian' GOP Education Laws
MSNBC’s Alex Wagner joined NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers on Thursday to decry Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s “Orwellian” and “white Christian nationalist” education policies while over on Comedy Central, Wanda Sykes wrapped up her time as The Daily Show’s temporary host by bringing on correspondent Roy Wood Jr. to provide a caricatured explanation of Missouri’s new anti-…
Lemire Declares Biden Document Scandal to Be 'A Partisan Story'
Viewers of Tuesday’s Late Night with Seth Meyers could be forgiven for getting dizzy as Politico White House bureau chief and MSNBC Way Too Early host Jonathan Lemire labeled President Biden’s classified document scandal “political” and “partisan,” but that there were real national security concerns, but also that Republicans have been showing “hypocrisy.”
Kimmel Praises Garland, Tells Gay Sex Joke About Barr Amid Doc Scandal
ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel reacted on Thursday to day three of President Biden’s document scandal, in part, by declaring that the appointment of a special counsel by Attorney General Merrick Garland shows how great Garland is and by making gay sex jokes about former Attorney General Bill Barr. Also on Thursday, NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers continued to insist comparisons with the former…
Meyers: GOP Criticizing Biden In 'The Dumbest Way Possible' On Scandal
All of the late night comedy hosts discussed day one of the Biden document scandal on their Tuesday shows to differing degrees of hackery. When Wednesday brought revelations of a second batch of documents, only three could manage to discuss with NBC’s Seth Meyers and ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel main takeaway being how terrible Republicans are.
Meyers Targets Tucker as Late Night Reacts to Biden Document Scandal
NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers reacted on Tuesday to the revelations that classified materials were found at The Penn Biden Center from President Biden’s tenure as vice president with a random shot at Fox News host Tucker Carlson photoshopped The Joker. Beyond Meyers, the men of late night varied greatly in their response to the news, but all managed to cover it.
TOP 10: The Worst Of Late Night For 2022
Between calls for gun control, the demise of Roe v. Wade, and the regular news cycle, it was a year where the hosts of late night traded in their jokes for liberal rants, lectures, and other wandering pontifications. So, without further ado, here are the top -- or maybe bottom 10 -- moments of late night 2022.