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Hometown: NE New York
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Current location: Serious Snow Country :(
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Journal Archives

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) - 6/5/20

Monologue: Is America Great Enough For You Yet?

Bill recaps the top stories of the week, including protests, looting, and President Trump's bunker retreat.

Michael "Killer Mike" Render

Activist and "Run the Jewels" musician Michael Render joins Bill to discuss why now is the time to “Plot, Plan, Strategize, Organize and Mobilize.”

Blood in the Streets?

Bill asks Real Time panelists Rosa Brooks and Michael Steele what happens if Trump loses the 2020 election and calls the "tough people" into the streets.

New Rule: The Blue Wall of Silence

Bill applauds the police officers who have finally begun to acknowledge that the problems in their ranks extend beyond just a "few bad apples."

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 11:50 PM (5 replies)

Seth Meyers: Amber Ruffin Shares a Lifetime of Traumatic Run-Ins with Police

For a week, Seth Meyers turned the start of his show over to Late Night writer Amber Ruffin, who shares some of her encounters with the police.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 11:00 PM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump Hides in White House Bunker Amid Protests - Monologue 6/4/20

Amber Ruffin’s Experience with the Police: It's a New Day

Seth turns over the opening of the show to Late Night writer Amber Ruffin.

Seth’s Favorite Jokes of the Week: Trump Orders Tear Gassing of Peaceful Protestors

Seth’s favorite jokes from the week of June 1.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 10:45 PM (0 replies)

The Daily Show: Trevor Breaks Down Reparations & White Privilege - Between the Scenes

A look back at Trevor's answer to an audience member's question about reparations and white privilege.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 10:36 PM (0 replies)

Stephen Colbert: Guest Senator Cory Booker

Sen. Cory Booker Talks Race, Empathy, And His Legislation To Stop Abuses Of Power By Law Enforcement

In this extended conversation with Stephen Colbert, the Senator from New Jersey shares his personal feelings about the murder of George Floyd and the legislation he and Sen. Kamala Harris introduced to abolish rules like Qualified Immunity, which protect police when they commit violence against citizens.

Senator Booker also comments on the abhorrent treatment of peaceful demonstrators by law enforcement, egged on by the Trump administration, and his thoughts on Joe Biden's options for running mate in the 2020 presidential election.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 04:30 AM (1 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening (and Brian Wilson) - 6/4/20

Shockingly Brutal Police Tactics Deployed Nationwide As Protests Unite Americans Of All Backgrouds

American citizens in 430 towns and cities took to the streets yesterday to peacefully protest systemic racism and police brutality, while stepped-up enforcements of curfews created alarming scenes of violence against the demonstrators.

Brian Wilson "God Only Knows"

Legendary musician Brian Wilson, whose treasured songs have both reflected troubled times and provided a refuge from them, joins us for this rare performance of his Beach Boys classic "God Only Knows" for The Late Show's #PlayAtHome series.

Brian Wilson "Love and Mercy"

Legendary musician Brian Wilson treats us to "Love and Mercy," a song from his solo catalog that was released on the album "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times."

New Jersey Makes A Bid For Trump's Relocated Convention

President Trump is threatening to move the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina, so why not come to beautiful Paramus, New Jersey?

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 04:00 AM (3 replies)

Tooning Out The News: Pained historical comparison cowboy

A cowboy cracks his whip every time he hears a pained historical comparison in White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany's debrief of Trump's church visit.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 03:35 AM (2 replies)

Real Time with Bill Maher guests - Friday, June 5, 2020

Real Time with Bill Maher continues its 18th season Friday, June 5 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:31 p.m., exclusively on HBO.

Virtual interview guests include activist and rapper Michael Render ("Killer Mike" ), whose latest album Run the Jewels 4 was released on Wednesday; and former FBI Assistant Director for Counterintelligence and NBC News National Security Contributor, Frank Figliuzzi. This week will also feature a virtual panel with former chair of the Republican National Committee and current host of The Michael Steele Podcast and MSNBC analyst, Michael Steele; and author and Georgetown School of Law professor Rosa Brooks.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 02:20 AM (6 replies)

George Floyd Memorial: Watch Rev. Al Sharpton's Full Remarks

The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a powerful speech at George Floyd’s memorial service held at North Central University in Minneapolis on Thursday, encouraging the world to make the commitment to justice for George by standing for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, the amount of time former police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 12:54 AM (2 replies)

'Dictator': See Top Dem Maxine Waters Confront Trump's 'Racism,' Drawing Line From LA Riots To Today

Amidst ongoing national protests, Rep. Maxine Waters warns that Donald Trump is a "racist" “would be dictator” who will try to abuse power during this tense time -- if he can get away with it. Waters also thanks the protesters, observing that many “young people.. are doing what legislation has not been able to accomplish."

In the segment, MSNBC's Ari Melber also features Waters' longtime civil rights advocacy against police brutality, and the two discuss her approach and why she believes it's important to be direct and blunt in her words and political advocacy. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. http://www.thebeatwithari.com). Aired on 06/04/2020.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 12:30 AM (0 replies)
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