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Stephen Colbert Flashes Nazi Salute During Rant About Steve Bannon and Trump
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Stephen Colbert was as quick to poke fun at President Trump and his administration as ever on The Late Show Thursday night. This week, Steve Bannon, the president’s recently-ousted chief strategist, bore the brunt of the digs contained in Colbert’s opening monologue. Bannon’s first formal television interview, with Charlie Rose on CBS, will be broadcast […]

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Jimmy Kimmel Asked People to Name a Member of Congress. Predictably Everyone Was Clueless.
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Americans love to complain about Congress. They also love cookies. So Jimmy Kimmel came up with a game and sent his team out onto the streets of Los Angeles to play a few rounds of “Name A Member of Congress for a Cookie”. The results were aired on Wednesday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! […]

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Stephen Colbert Explains Why Ivanka Calls Trump ‘Daddy’ Perfectly
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Stephen Colbert took to his show Wednesday night to unpack President Trump’s comments at an event in North Dakota, where he shared an anecdote of a conversation with his daughter and part-time seat-filler, Ivanka. The bit that stands out: Trump’s use on the term “daddy,” when he quoted the First Daughter. But Colbert had an […]

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‘They Have Our Support.’ Artists Create Spotify Playlist to Support Dreamers
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In a new playlist compiled by Spotify, artists including Daddy Yankee, Demi Lovato, Camila Cabello and Khalid have contributed heartfelt messages of support to “Dreamers” impacted by President Trump’s decision to rescind an Obama-era policy offering legal protection to immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. “As an immigrant who came to the U.S. as […]

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Trevor Noah Defends Melania Trump’s Hurricane Harvey Stiletto Heels
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While Trevor Noah is probably best known for his satirical critiques of the Trump administration on The Daily Show, on Tuesday night he took a different approach: defending one of the White House’s most visible figures, Melania Trump. The First Lady was the subject of plenty of Internet buzz after she was spotted sporting a […]

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Here’s Why the Internet Was Briefly Obsessed With Melania Trump’s Shoes
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Like many of her predecessors, First Lady Melania Trump is a fashion icon, but it’s a job that comes with some risk. As she and President Trump headed to Texas to see the damage of Hurricane Harvey, she was photographed wearing a sensible black ensemble, a green bomber jacket — and black stiletto heels. JUST […]

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A Roundup of Every Political Moment at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards
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The last month has seen white supremacist rallies, a president whose fascilated condemning them and a constant stream of responses from all corners of the political and entertainment spectrums. So it wasn’t much of a surprise that things got political at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. Whether host Katy Perry was poking fun at […]

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Here Are the Best and Worst Moments From the 2017 MTV VMAs
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Before she landed on the 34th annual MTV VMAs stage in her spacesuit, this year’s host of the MTV VMAs host, Katy Perry said: “When I do speak, it does get me into trouble. I’m looking forward to all the trouble I’m getting into tonight.” In a politically charged climate like this, it was certainly […]

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Alec Baldwin Returns to Saturday Night Live to Bid Adieu to Steve Bannon
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Not even summer vacation can keep Alec Baldwin away from Saturday Night Live. On Thursday’s SNL’s Weekend Update: Summer Edition Baldwin — who’s Emmy-nominated for his portrayal of the president — returned to mock Trump’s recent rally in Arizona and his response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, white nationalist rallies. Playing off of Trump staring directly […]

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Stephen King Says He Just ‘Blocked’ Trump From Seeing His Scary Movies
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Famous thriller author Stephen King has made the leap to film, with not one but two of his stories lighting up the big and small screens next month. But there’s one audience member he’s not interested in having watch these adaptations, and that’s President Donald Trump. In a tweet shared Friday, King spoke out against […]

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Trevor Noah Says Donald Trump’s Afghanistan War Strategy is Like His Position on Nazis: ‘Unclear.’
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Trevor Noah had some salient opinions about President Donald Trump’s speech on Monday, especially when it came to the President’s strategy for the war in Afghanistan. The Daily Show host used Tuesday night segment to pint out he felt Trump’s inexperience was slightly discomforting. “I’m sorry, look, I know that he’s been president for seven […]

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Trump Stares Into The Sun, Gets Burned by The Daily Show
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President Donald Trump watched the solar eclipse from the White House yesterday. Despite warnings from scientists not to look directly at the sun without eclipse glasses, the President appeared to stare directly at the eclipse (much to the delight of the internet). The President may have avoided eye damage, but he didn’t manage to avoid […]

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President Trump Looked at the Eclipse Without Glasses. The Internet Had a Field Day
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After potentially riding too close to the sun, President Trump is a meme again. This time it happened on a big day for unifying America. As the President and First Lady Melania Trump watched the solar eclipse from a White House balcony, the press was on deck to snap photos. While Trump wore the prescribed […]

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Tina Fey Returns to SNL With Her Own Charlottesville Coping Strategy: Sheet Cake
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Writer and comedian Tina Fey returned to Saturday Night Live for “Weekend Update: Summer Edition” on Thursday to share her advice for coping with anxiety people feel after Charlottesville: eat sheet cake. “I know a lot of us are feeling anxious and asking ourselves, ‘What can I do?’” Fey said. “I would urge people this […]

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Here’s How Stephen Colbert Stays Hopeful When He’s Relentlessly Mocking Trump
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Stephen Colbert wants to keep his optimism. Stephen Colbert sat down with the Los Angeles Times for a wide-ranging interview that covered everything from Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien to French philosopher Léon Bloy and, of course, President Donald Trump. Trump’s time in office has been a whirlwind, and it turns out it’s […]

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J.K. Rowling Just Pointed Out One Surprising Result of Trump’s Remarks
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Count on J.K. Rowling to always inject some wry levity and perspective into political proceedings. On Thursday, the Harry Potter author and prolific Twitter user shared a screen grab of a TV channel broadcast in which the chyron is nothing short of surprising: “Iran and Israel condemn Trump’s comments,” it reads. “Unbelievable. He actually did […]

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Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger Denounce Nazis in the Way Trump Has Failed to Do
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Former California Governor and movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger has ripped into Trump’s failure to unequivocally condemn white supremacist groups. “There are not two sides to bigotry, there are not two sides to hatred,” Schwarzenegger says in a video posted to Twitter by California-based ATTN: “If you choose to march with a flag that symbolizes the […]

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36 Celebrities Condemn Donald Trump’s Press Conference
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At a press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower on Tuesday, President Donald Trump doubled down on his original comments that “many sides” were responsible for the violent rallies in Charlottesville, VA. where a man believed to be a white supremacist allegedly drove his car into a crowd of counter demonstrators, killing a woman […]

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Meet the Man Behind the Big Inflatable Trump Rat Mocking Him in New York
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Donald Trump might not make it onto Mount Rushmore, but he’s popped up in unflattering balloon form again. This time, it’s in his hometown in the style of the inflatable rats that union workers use to strike against construction sites employing non-union labor. This new 15-foot, unmissable Trump inflatable piece appeared at the corner of […]

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Here’s How Late Night Hosts Reacted to Charlottesville
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The tragic events in Charlottesville have dominated news, and late night television’s hosts each had their own ways to respond to the latest strife riling the U.S. Jimmy Fallon hosted British actor Riz Ahmed of The Night Of and Rogue One fame, but Ahmed has another talent: he’s one half of the rap group Swet […]

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Helen Mirren Says Ivanka Trump ‘Talks a Good Game, But There’s No Substance’
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Helen Mirren has never shied away from speaking her mind, perhaps most memorably telling the public last that she plans to be “the nastiest of all nasty women” — alluding, of course, to Donald Trump’s comments about Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election. Now, it appears that Mirren still has feelings about the Trump administration […]

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Watch Anthony Scaramucci Tell His Side of the Story on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
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The Mooch made his post-White House late night TV debut Monday night. Anthony Scaramucci, formerly the White House communications director for ten days, sat down for a one-on-one interview with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show to discuss his own version of the events that lead to his sudden departure. It’s an interesting venue for […]

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Jennifer Lawrence Is Asking Fans to Identify White Supremacist Protesters in This Picture
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Jennifer Lawrence has joined a growing chorus of celebrities speaking out against the racist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, sharing an impassioned plea for fans to help publicly identify white supremacists who gathered from across state lines to participate in the deadly Unite the Right rallies, which joined various hate groups (including neo-Nazis) over the weekend. […]

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These Politicians Learned Too Late Never to Hold Up a Piece of Paper for a Photo
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If you’re a politician, be careful about holding up signs. The internet has a habit of changing what they say. Politicians have long used signs to support their press conferences, TV appearances, or photo ops has spilled over into an internet free-for-all over the years. Everyone from Speaker Paul Ryan to White House counselor Kellyanne […]

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Watch the 10 Best Political Impressions of 2017 So Far
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A good political impression requires more than just channeling a person’s voice and facial ticks. Comedians have to dig deep to communicate the essence of their subject. But since the Trump Administration came into office, news from the executive branch has kept them gainfully employed. From Melissa McCarthy’s unhinged Sean Spicer to Stephen Colbert’s brand-new […]

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J.K. Rowling Just Used Trump’s Own Words Against Him for a Literary Burn
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White House aide Stephen Miller may have praised President Donald Trump a great orator, but that wouldn’t stop Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling from criticizing him. In just two little tweets, totaling less than 280 characters, Rowling managed to target both Fox News and Trump. As the President has been an avid and ardent Twitter […]

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Jimmy Kimmel Asked American Citizens to Locate North Korea. It Went As Well As You’d Expect.
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Over the last few days, U.S. President Donald Trump and Korean leader Kim Jong Un have been engaged in a heated exchange of escalating threats leaving some Americans on edge about the range of North Korea’s missiles—even if they don’t exactly know where North Korea is located. “North Korea is the bigly story of the […]

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Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump News Program Is ‘State-Sponsored Propaganda’
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Stephen Colbert took much of his Friday night Late Show monologue to make fun of President Donald Trump’s news program. “Trump has spent the last year telling us the mainstream media is ‘fake news.’ So now he’s finally fighting back, because President Trump has launched his own news program on his Facebook page. Now, that […]

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Watch Mario Cantone’s Anthony Scaramucci Kiss ‘Trump’ Goodbye on The President Show
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Actor Mario Cantone may be best known as Charlotte York’s eccentric interior decorator and wedding planner from seminal favorite Sex and the City, but he’s got a new splashy character to play, even though his story arc was ultimately short-lived. Cantone took on the role of former White House communications direction Anthony Scaramucci for a […]

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Donald Trump Referred to ‘Local Milk People.’ The Internet Took It From There
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Newly published transcripts of January phone calls between President Trump and the leaders of Mexico and Australia didn’t just give people an opportunity to see how Trump discussed matters with international leaders at the time. One conversational snippet has given the internet a primo meme opportunity. Published Thursday by the Washington Post, the transcripts showed […]

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The Obamas’ Interior Designer Responds After President Trump Allegedly Calls the White House a ‘Real Dump’
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President Trump incited outrage this week after it was reported that he allegedly told a group of members at his New Jersey golf club that the reason he visited so often was because “that White House is a real dump,” according to Golf.com. Trump has since tweeted that the report is “totally untrue.” Michael S. […]

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Meanwhile Anthony Scaramucci Just Got Owned By a Chicken Sandwich in Ireland
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It looks like a food business in Dublin couldn’t resist a jab about Anthony Scaramucci‘s short but unforgettable tenure. After his ten spicy days in Trump’s inner circle, White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci was axed. Now a chicken sandwich with bacon and mayo has gone viral on Reddit thanks to its promotional, satirical packaging […]

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Aziz Ansari on What Happened to His Brain After He Deleted the Internet From His Phone
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The second season of Aziz Ansari‘s acclaimed Netflix series Master of None might be the talk of the Internet, but it’s doubtful that the creator, writer, and star of the show would know much about what his fans are saying online since he’s completely unplugged from the world wide web. In an interview with GQ […]

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Watch Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Exclusive Interview’ With ‘Anthony Scaramucci’ Post-White House Exit
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Late night comedy hosts seemed shocked by Anthony Scaramucci’s ousting as White House communications director on Monday, and many tried to use up the many jokes they’d been writing before his short tenure came to an end. “Anthony Scaramucci – The Mooch – who, 10 days ago, was named White House Communications Director, today is […]

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‘I Come to You Tonight a Broken Man.’ Stephen Colbert Sings Farewell to Anthony Scaramucci
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While the nation’s capitol reeled on Monday from former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci’s exit, few took the news harder than Stephen Colbert. “I come to you tonight a broken man,” Colbert told the audience on his “Late Show” Monday evening. “Because just this afternoon I was shocked by this breaking ‘nooch.’” The news, […]

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Harvard Accidentally Listed Anthony Scaramucci As Dead Completing a Trifecta of Snags
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This week is not turning out well for former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci. On Monday, he was removed from his role under President Donald Trump, ousted after just ten days. And then later on Monday, news came to light that Harvard Law School — where Scaramucci hit the books during the late ’80s […]

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President Trump Just Called Back to ‘The Apprentice’ in a White House Meeting
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President Trump has long bragged that his business background would help in the White House, so it’s no surprise that he’s brought along some business terms too. After remarks to reporters about his new chief of staff John Kelly Monday, Trump referred to the room where the Cabinet was meeting as the “boardroom.” “Thank you […]

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Kate Hudson Just Mercilessly Trolled Anthony Scaramucci With a ‘How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days’ Joke
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Kate Hudson may not be known for her overt political activism, but on Monday she threw her hat in the ring with the rest of the internet’s commentators after news broke of Anthony Scaramucci‘s dismissal as the White House’s communications director. Scaramucci served President Trump in the role for just ten days before being removed. […]

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The Internet Immediately Turned Anthony Scaramucci’s Short White House Career Into a Meme
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The Internet can’t stop immortalizing Anthony Scaramucci’s ten days as White House communications chief in the form of pop culture memes. It was just last week that the former hedge fund executive nicknamed “The Mooch” accepted a role within President Donald Trump’s administration. But on Monday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in […]

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J.K. Rowling Apologizes for Falsely Suggesting President Trump Dissed a Disabled Boy
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J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, apologized Monday for incorrectly suggesting on Twitter that President Donald Trump had snubbed a disabled child during a press conference on healthcare in late July. Rowling’s apology came hours after PolitiFact rated her original tweets — which have all since been deleted — as “Pants on Fire,” […]

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‘An Act of Heroism’: Celebrities Thank John McCain After Voting Against Health Care Bill
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A digital fan club for John McCain popped up on the Twittersphere on Thursday night. Though the Republican Senator from Arizona initially voted towards beginning the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act, he returned to the Senate shortly after revealing his brain cancer diagnosis and became one of three Republicans who helped strike down […]

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Mario Cantone Was Born Ready to Do This Anthony Scaramucci Impression
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It’s not Saturday Night Live, but Mario Cantone channeled the newly minted White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, on Comedy Central’s The President Show Thursday night — and he crushed it. “I’d like to introduce you to my favorite new team member who I will eventually betray, Anthony Scaramucci,” Anthony Atamanuik said as President Donald […]

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The Internet Can’t Stop Roasting This Kid’s Letter to President Trump
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New White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders read a supportive letter from a nine-year old boy to President Donald Trump this week that has lit up the Internet. In the handwritten note Huckabee read during her press briefing on Wednesday, a boy named Dylan told Trump he was his favorite president, the theme of […]

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Here’s How Celebrities Are Responding to President Trump Barring Transgender People From the Military
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President Donald Trump’s announcement via Twitter Wednesday morning that the U.S. government “will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military” has sparked outrage online. Some of the most followed vocal dissenters on the Internet were celebrities who took to their social media accounts to sound off on […]

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Stephen Colbert Turned Trump’s Boy Scouts Speech Into a Chilling Campfire Ghost Story
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When President Donald Trump stopped by the Boy Scouts of America Jamboree yesterday, the speech he delivered served as the inspiration for a brand new ghost story from Stephen Colbert. On the Tuesday night episode of The Late Show, Colbert gathered a few volunteer Boy Scouts around the campfire for a frightening tale of “The […]

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Nicolas Cage’s Viral Facial Expression Has Renewed His Meme Lifespan Once Again
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Nicolas Cage has long been the subject of many a hilarious meme online, but thanks to a recent photo taken of him during a trip to Kazakhstan, it appears that his lifespan as a meme has been renewed once more. The Academy Award-winning actor was photographed standing next to the First Lady of Kazakhstan, Sara […]

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We’ll Always Have These Sean Spicer Memes
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Even Sean Spicer’s resignation became a meme. As the White House press secretary announced he was leaving Friday, his resignation quickly became a flash point for online fun, but it was far from the first time he’d lit up the internet. Sean Spicer rn pic.twitter.com/3TkyI9fism — Imperabee 🐝 (@soapachu) July 21, 2017 During his six […]

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Seth Meyers on Trump’s EPA Head: ‘Like a Rat With a Clipboard Being a New York Food Inspector’
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On Tuesday’s Late Night, host Seth Meyers took some time to focus on one department of the Trump administration that he says is actually accomplishing something. It’s the Environmental Protection Agency “that has actually been quietly implementing big changes, unfortunately, to the benefit of the select few,” he explained. While Meyers mocked Trump’s long history […]

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Keegan-Michael Key Revives His Obama Anger Translator in Explosive Tirade: ‘Trump Care? More Like Don’t Care’
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During Barack Obama’s time in the Oval Office, comedian Keegan-Michael Key imagined how the former president might have really been feeling beneath his composed exterior with Luther, an “anger translator” for Obama. Now, it appears that Luther has come out of retirement to share his feelings about President Donald Trump and his new administration. During […]

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