CNN’s Van Jones to Conan O’Brien: President Trump ‘Is a Joke’
February 9th, 2018 12:51 PM
It’s odd that a CNN anchor would consider a Trump tweet about him as his biggest achievement.
Comedian Jack Black Accuses ‘F**king Warlock’ Trump of Stealing Act
December 15th, 2017 2:05 PM
When all else fails, a comedian can grab for Hollywood’s default talking point: President Trump.
On Conan Thursday night, comedian Jack Black joked to host Conan O’Brien that he felt like Trump stole from one of Black’s old acts, the rock duet Tenacious D. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the conversation began when Conan asked Black, “Do you think it’s at all possible that your balls-to-the…
Patton Oswalt Tells Conan: Trump Is ‘Too Much’ For Comedy
December 8th, 2017 3:12 PM
Hypocrites are best known for their practice of hypocrisy. In Hollywood, celebrity is another word for hypocrite. Comedian Patton Oswalt, in his guest appearance on Conan on December 7, discussed with host Conan O’Brien the overuse of President Trump as a catalyst for comedy in Hollywood. Oswalt told O’Brien, “Like having Trump as a comedian … Trump is like, imagine there’s a guy out on the…
Conan Does the Work News Shows Won’t, Exposes Castro Funeral Gaffe
December 6th, 2016 4:11 PM
Comedian Conan O’Brien went there. He highlighted an awkward moment at Fidel Castro’s funeral, something that the network morning newscasts on Monday wouldn’t touch: The Jeep carrying the dictator’s ashes broke down on Sunday, prompting soldiers to push the vehicle down the procession route. ABC, CBS and NBC skipped that moment.
Louis C.K. Endorses 'Two-Faced, Conniving Bitch Mother' for President
November 2nd, 2016 12:32 PM
On last night’s Conan on TBS, comedian Louis C.K. unabashedly endorsed Hillary Clinton for President, saying he was “totally in it” for her. It’s not surprising that a celebrity endorses Hillary but the words he used to describe her weren’t entirely flattering. After gushing about how he liked Hillary and would choose her over any other candidate at any time, he shockingly added that Clinton was…
When Conan Didn’t ‘Keep His Opinions to Himself’ on Conservatives
June 17th, 2016 12:41 PM
“I am not a pundit, I am not an expert and I've always, always made it a policy to stick to my job, and keep my opinions to myself,” late-night host and comedian Conan O’Brien stated on his show June 13. Ironically, right before giving his half-informed opinion on guns and “assault weapons,” (which the media adored.) Despite claiming to keep his opinions to himself, Conan's comedy routines on TBS…
NBC Praises Late-Night Comedy Shows, Ignores Gun Control Rants
June 15th, 2016 11:29 PM
Not only did NBC champion Democratic Senators for filibustering for gun control during Wednesday’s Nightly News, they also praise the late-night comedy shows for helping viewers. But what were the hosts really saying? “They're the funny men and women we turn to when we need to laugh, but there's been little to laugh about in the last few days,” stated host Lester Holt, “And now late-night hosts…
Conan O’Brien Uses Orlando to Call for Banning ‘Weapons of War’
June 14th, 2016 1:16 PM
Horrific mass shooting? Time to push a political agenda. Although many high-profile figures have simply offered their prayers and condolences in the wake of this weekend’s tragic event in Orlando, plenty of gun-control crazy celebrities and politicians have predictably continued their anti-gun rhetoric. Monday night, Conan O’Brien used his platform to call for banning all assault rifles.
Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Gleefully Joke About Tabloid Smear of Cruz
March 29th, 2016 3:39 AM
In the first full weeknight since The National Enquirer tabloid published its unsubstantiated piece alleging that GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz has been engaging in extramarital affairs, late-night comedy hosts Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Kimmel spent portions of their Monday monologues promoting the smear as legitimate and wondering how any woman could be interested in Cruz.
Conan: Trump Reminds Me of Mussolini; ‘I Like' His 'Mussolini Thing'
January 7th, 2016 2:23 AM
Near the top of the Wednesday monologue of his eponymous TBS show, Conan O’Brien joked that Donald Trump reminded him of Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini in the way he sculpts his hair and interacts with crowds. Upon pretending to form his hair into more like Trump’s, O’Brien remarked: “I like that Mussolini thing he does. He looks out at the crowd. He's got this guy on his head.”
Conan: Trump Thinks 'Germany Hasn't Had a Great Leader' Since Hitler
December 10th, 2015 2:21 AM
During his monologue on his TBS show Wednesday night, host Conan O’Brien continued the liberal news media’s comparison of Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler by joking that Trump was upset he lost out on Time magazine’s Person of the Year to German Chancellor Angela Merkel because the billionaire believes “Germany hasn't had a great leader since the 1940's.”
CNN's Cuomo Touts Hillary Clinton 'Giving Her Best' on Colbert
October 28th, 2015 5:11 PM
Wednesday's New Day on CNN spotlighted the late night shows' latest shots at the Republican presidential candidates. Michaela Pereira spotlighted how "Hillary Clinton got her own dig in. Stephen Colbert asked her about going up against Donald Trump or Ben Carson." The morning newscast also featured one-liners from NBC's Seth Meyers and TBS's Conan O'Brien, who targeted three of the GOP contenders…
CNN Gets A Kick Out of Jimmy Fallon's 'Phone Sex' Jab at Dick Cheney
September 16th, 2015 3:30 PM
Wednesday's New Day boosted Jimmy Fallon's anti-Dick Cheney crack from hours earlier on NBC's Tonight Show. Fallon spotlighted how Bernie Sanders was "concerned about what he called 'war talk' coming from the Republicans," and added, "Yeah, 'war talk' – or, as Dick Cheney calls it, 'phone sex.'" The CNN morning newscast included the line in a video round-up of late night shows' jabs at…
Conan Jokes About Fake Book on FNC Hosts; 'Anchor or Porn Star?'
September 15th, 2015 6:34 PM
Late night comedian Conan O’Brien cracked a crude joke on Monday night at the expense of female Fox News anchors and specifically Jenna Lee and Sandra Smith as he displayed a fake book entitled Fox News Anchor or Porn Star. As part of a larger piece on (fake) books that failed to sell a significant number of copies, Conan quipped: “Here's a book – a coffee table book that just didn't sell. It's…