Oh, yesterday was a good day for late night. Late night writers had a whole weekend to anticipate the big news, that Hillary was finally going to be arrested. JUST KIDDING! That’s never going to happen, no matter how hard the right wing prays to Steve Bannon’s liver spots or the ghost of Dick Cheney’s original heart.
No, instead, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, Trump’s campaign manager and a consultant on his campaign, were both indicted on 12 charges by Robert Mueller as part of his investigation into Russia’s interference in our election. Additionally, it was revealed that George Papadopoulos, a foreign affairs consultant on the campaign, had pled guilty to lying to the FBI and was cooperating with authorities. And by “cooperating” people are thinking WAS WEARING A WIRE. pleaseletitbesopleaseletitbesopleaseletitbesopleasele
So how’d late night handle the news? With outright glee and literal Christmas carols.
Here is everyone’s response:
Late Night with Seth Meyers
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
The Late Late Show with James Corden
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
And in other news, Jimmy Kimmel is off for the week as his infant son undergoes another surgery for his heart condition. Shaquille O’Neal filled in for him last night. So how’d he do?:
Jimmy’s hosts for the rest of the week: Dave Grohl on Tuesday, Channing Tatum on Wednesday, and Jennifer Lawrence on Thursday.
In the spirit of Halloween, Conan offered some Halloween safety tips:
And Roy Wood Jr. explains why blackface is NEVER OK. NEVER. NOT EVER.