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Late-Night Hosts Pile On Trump Jokes at Fundraiser for Veterans

Some top comedians — including John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and Conan O’Brien — helped raise money for military veterans Tuesday night at a raucous event at Madison Square Garden in which many of the best barbs were hurled at the current commander in chief.

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Late-Night Hosts Ignore Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Scandal

The parade of liberal late-night TV hosts — including Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, and James Corden — flat-out ignored Thursday the blistering New York Times report alleging that Hollywood super-producer and Democratic Party mega-donor sexually harassed multiple women over a period of decades.

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Comedy Central’s Trevor Noah: Antifa Is ‘Vegan ISIS’

Thursday on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” host Trevor Noah explained why Antifa is doing more harm than good with its cause to discredit what it alleges to be fascism. Noah played a few clips that explained the origins of

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‘Daily Show’ Mocks ‘Mahatma Blondie’ Megyn Kelly’s NBC Debut

The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah and Michelle Wolf mercilessly mocked Megyn Kelly’s NBC debut this week, in which the former Fox News star landed a high-profile interview with Russian president Vladimir Putin on her newsmagazine show Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly.

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FLYNN: Kathy Griffin Hopefully Decapitates Partisan Comedy, a Joyless Oxymoron

Kathy Griffin transformed from jokester to punchline this week by holding the image of the president’s severed head. Offending comes with the territory, but some comics mistake this as their raison d’etre. They miss that the essential aspect of comedy, even (especially?) in hyper-politicized times, remains to provoke laughter.

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Nussbaum: Bad Jokes or Mean Internet Trolls? Amy Schumer Loses Either Way

Comedian Amy Schumer — perhaps best known for her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer, and for the film Trainwreck — has accused “alt-right” Internet trolls of a coordinated plot to trash her latest Netflix stand-up special with brutal, one-star reviews.

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Trevor Noah: Trump Supporters Voted on ‘Whiteness,’ ‘Misogyny’

Monday on “CBS This Morning,” Comedy Central “Daily Show,” host Trevor Noah said President-elect Donald Trump’s victory was a result his voters’ putting sexism and racism “above everything else.” Noah said, “Well, the biggest thing I’ve seen is America is

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‘The Daily Show’ Crashes During Live Trump Parody

Comedy Central’s The Daily Show suffered a technical glitch during a live broadcast late Thursday night as the program debuted a Rosie O’Donnell-narrated skit mocking Donald Trump, who had just finished speaking at the Republican National Convention.