Category: Lifestyle

Stephen Colbert and Trevor Noah doubt Trump targeted ex-CIA chief John Brennan for his ‘wild outbursts on the internet’

“It is a chilling day in American history, and not just because I keep this theater at 52 degrees,” Stephen Colbert said on Wednesday’s Late Show. “For the first time ever, a president has used the power of his office to punish members of the intelligence community who have criticized him.” He played White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders…

Tom Arnold tells Jimmy Kimmel the Trump N-word tape is absolutely real. The Daily Show hopes it isn’t.

Tom Arnold, promoting a Viceland show about hunting for “the Trump tapes,” sat down with Jimmy Kimmel on Wednesday’s Kimmel Live, and he said Omarosa Manigault Newman is right — there is tape of President Trump using the N-word. On reality TV shows, “the crew has fun” and creates compilations tapes, Arnold explained, and in 2016 he mentioned on a…

Young Detroit Tigers fan starts ‘line of awesomeness’ by sharing foul ball with another boy

During Tuesday night’s Detroit Tigers game, Travis Blackwell started what he called a “line of awesomeness.” When a foul ball flew into the stands, his dad caught it and tossed it to Blackwell. The 10-year-old then ran down to the row of seats where Michael Ogden, 7, was sitting with his family. Blackwell handed the ball to Ogden, because “I…

Kellyanne Conway tries to criticize her husband’s anti-Trump tweets off the record, is unsuccessful

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway invited The Washington Post’s Ben Terris to her family’s new $7.7 million house in an elite Washington, D.C., neighborhood “where wealth and influence serve as a cooling balm for the partisan inflammation that has spread elsewhere,” Terris writes, and “everybody — Democrat and Republican — belongs to the garden party.” But Terris mostly writes about…

Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers riff on Trump, Omarosa, and the N-word

“All hell is breaking loose in Washington as the battle between President Trump and his former adviser/Apprentice contestant Omarosa rages on,” Jimmy Kimmel said on Tuesday’s Kimmel Live. “I’m not sure who I’m supposed to root for in this — it’s like Lord Voldemort versus King Joffrey.” In her new book, Unhinged, Manigault Newman “called the president racist, a bigot,…

Paris is testing scenic, open-air urinals to combat the scourge of misdirected public urination

Lots of cities, maybe all cities, have issues with public urination — well-traveled neighborhoods smell like stale pee, walls become tagged with a sort of organic vandalism, and there’s always the risk of public exposure of private parts. Paris is aiming to solve at least two of those problems with a new open-air urinal-planter to provide men with a more…

Bernie Sanders doesn’t tell Stephen Colbert he’s not running in 2020

Before Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) officially won his Democratic nomination in Vermont on Tuesday, he sat down with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show. Colbert asked why he wasn’t in Vermont — Sanders said he’d voted that morning — and what democratic socialism means for Sanders and his allies. Sanders said it mean a $15-an-hour minimum wage, a national right…

Stephen Colbert wonders if Omarosa has just spoiled Robert Mueller’s big Trump finale

“America is still reeling from the troubling reminders that Omarosa is still out there,” Stephen Colbert said on Tuesday’s Late Show. He compared Omarosa Manigualt Newman’s brand-new book, Unhinged, to “day-old sushi,” then turned to her most salacious claim, that she has heard President Trump say the N-word on Celebrity Apprentice outtakes. “If this shocking allegation is true, it would…