A member of the 1A Text Club says: "I am really lucky to have a friend for a husband and an ex-husband. But I know it's really about the work and dedication than the luck."
Jimmy Kimmel’s heart-wrenching, personal message about the need for health care access. Stephen Colbert’s lengthy, graphic tirade about the relationship between the U.S. and Russian presidents. Seth Meyers’ scathing take down of House Speaker Paul Ryan.
In a political climate where late night TV’s serious takes get just as much attention as its comedic ones — and when the nation’s leaders are very publicly paying attention to what is being said about them — is laughter still the main mission?
- Jo Miller Executive producer, head writer and showrunner, "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
- Jeffrey Jones Professor of entertainment and media studies at the University of Georgia; director of the Peabody Awards; author of "Entertaining Politics"
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Jimmy Kimmel's Monologue About His Son
Colbert's Controversial Trump-Putin Comment
Seth Meyers' Response To Paul Ryan's Email
Samantha Bee's Ivanka Trump Monologue
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