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Gender: Female
Hometown: NE New York
Home country: USA
Current location: Serious Snow Country :(
Member since: 2003 before July 6th
Number of posts: 132,032

Journal Archives

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 6/25/20

Trump Stoked A Culture War Over Masks That Put Everyone At Risk, Even The Secret Service

President Trump's reluctance to endorse wearing masks to prevent Covid spread has inspired a nation of maskless culture warriors who are putting everyone's health at risk, including the President's own Secret Service detail.

The Logical Conclusion: Black Americans Must Be Declared National Monuments

Stephen checks in with Late Show writer John Thibodeaux to ask: if Donald Trump cares more about racist monuments than Black people, what should Black people in this country do to protect themselves against police brutality? According to John, there's only one logical conclusion.

Meanwhile... Gwyneth Paltrow's Orgasm Smells Like Money

Quarantinewhile... If you're looking to switch up your scented candle regime, consider a new scent from Gwyneth Paltrow's goop lifestyle brand called "This Smells Like My Orgasm."

Rep. Louie Gohmert gets Douchebusted

The Douchebusters are called into the House again when Rep. Louie Gohmert rudely interrupts Donald Ayer's opening statement by tapping his desk.

A Message From Dogs: Enough With The Fireworks

It turns out one of the traditions we humans love so much can be a terrifying nightmare for our four-legged friends.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 04:33 AM (2 replies)

The Daily Social Distancing Show: U.S. Hits All-Time High in Coronavirus Cases

Multiple states see explosions of coronavirus cases, Americans are still resisting mask-wearing, and Europe considers banning travelers from the U.S. thanks to Trump’s disastrous handling of the pandemic.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 01:15 AM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump Pretends Coronavirus Doesn't Exist: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at the president deciding to inhabit an alternate reality where the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t exist, even as the US sets a single-day record for new cases.

Late Night with Seth Meyers is supporting City Harvest to help those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. City Harvest is New York City’s largest food rescue organization, working to end hunger throughout its communities by rescuing 66 million pounds of food each year and delivering it, free of charge, to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens and other community partners across five boroughs. Click the button on the above/below to donate or visit https://www.cityharvest.org/.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 12:31 AM (0 replies)

Seth Meyers - Trump Visits U.S.-Mexico Border - Monologue 6/24/20

Late Night’s Jenny Hagel on How to Properly Wash Your Hands

Late Night writer Jenny Hagel talks about the proper way to wash your hands during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Fri Jun 26, 2020, 12:15 AM (0 replies)

The Daily Social Distancing Show: Jon Stewart Talks "Irresistible", Confederate Statues & COVID-19

Jon Stewart talks confederate statues, the politicization of the pandemic, what gives him hope, and his new film, “Irresistible.”

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Jun 25, 2020, 11:30 PM (1 replies)

The Daily Social Distancing Show: John Legend - "Bigger Love" and the Black Lives Matter Movement

John Legend shares his thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement and discusses his new album “Bigger Love.”

John Legend Performs “Never Break”

Performing from his home, John Legend sings “Never Break” from his new album, “Bigger Love.”

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Jun 25, 2020, 11:15 PM (0 replies)

The Daily Social Distancing Show: Rhode Island's New Name & Amazon's New Device to Help Black Folks

Rhode Island is changing its racist official state name, and a new product is helping answers white people’s questions about race so Black people don’t have to.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Jun 25, 2020, 11:05 PM (0 replies)

Real Time with Bill Maher guests - Friday, June 26, 2020

Real Time with Bill Maher continues its 18th season Friday, June 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 12:00 a.m., exclusively on HBO.

Virtual interview guests include former National Security Advisor under Trump and author of The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir, John Bolton; and co-host of the award-winning podcast "Pivot" and New York Times columnist Kara Swisher. This week will also feature a virtual panel with president of the Robin Hood Foundation and New York Times bestselling author of Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City, Wes Moore; and author, Tulane University professor and MSNBC political analyst, James Carville.

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Jun 25, 2020, 11:00 PM (7 replies)

Giuliani No Longer Worst Lawyer in Country

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In an unexpected turn of events for the former New York mayor, a poll of legal experts has determined that Rudolph Giuliani is no longer the worst lawyer in America.

According to the law professor who supervised the poll, Davis Logsdon, of the University of Minnesota Law School, Giuliani’s dethronement from the worst-lawyer championship was all the more shocking because his claim to that title had remained unchallenged for so long.

“Giuliani had faced worthy competition from the likes of Michael D. Cohen and Michael Avenatti and dispatched them with ease,” Logsdon said. “But this new challenger left Rudy in the dust.”

The new titleholder as the nation’s worst lawyer, who won in a nearly unanimous vote, is so egregious that he may cause some legal experts to reassess Giuliani’s career as an attorney. “Compared to our country’s new worst lawyer, Rudy demonstrated the utmost respect for the Constitution and the rule of law,” Logsdon argued.

Reached in the makeup room at Fox News, where he was about to make an on-air appearance, Giuliani took the news of his ouster philosophically. “I had a good run,” he said.

Short article, no more at link: https://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/giuliani-no-longer-worst-lawyer-in-country

Photograph by Alex Brandon / AP / Shutterstock

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Jun 25, 2020, 10:35 PM (4 replies)

Stephen Colbert - Guest Jon Stewart!

Jon Stewart Returns With Advice From 1918 And Thoughts On Trump's Handling Of The Coronavirus

The writer and director of the new film "Irresistible," who has been safely quarantined inside Stephen's desk since March, shares how he feels about the government's response to the pandemic.

Jon Stewart: The New Deal And GI Bill Explicitly Excluded Black People

Jon Stewart sizes up this moment of national reflection and protest, and argues that equality will only come when America makes up for the many ways it has denied Black people the opportunity to build equity.

Jon Stewart: Joe Biden, Humbled By Grief, May Be The Leader America Needs Right Now

Our old friend Jon Stewart weighs in on the choice America faces at the ballot box this November, pointing out that only one candidate possesses the humility necessary to lead this country out of this moment of great struggle and sadness. Jon's new film "Irresistible" is out this Friday.

Jon Stewart: Let's Address The President As #SwampyDon

The lovely and talented Jon Stewart, whose new move "Irresistible" is out this Friday, has been working on a new nickname for the man who talks so much about draining the swamp. Let's get it trending!

Posted by Rhiannon12866 | Thu Jun 25, 2020, 04:31 AM (6 replies)
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