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Fred Armisen, Art Aficionado: Freedom from Want by Norman Rockwell

Fred Armisen, Art Aficionado: Freedom from Want by Norman Rockwell

-Fred, there are so many reasons that I am thankful to call you a friend. One is that you’re a man of many talents — so many that I feel like people can’t even list everything that you’re good at. But one thing I did not know, that you filled me in on this week, is that you are an art connoisseur. -Oh, yeah. I know all art. -Yeah. [ Laughter ] And I feel like when you say things…

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Mj Rodriguez Explains Underground Ballroom Culture

Mj Rodriguez Explains Underground Ballroom Culture

-How are you, Mj? -I am good. I’m good, I’m good. -I’m so happy you’re here. -I’m happy I’m here, too. -This is a fantastic show created by Ryan Murphy, and it’s sort of — Oh, it’s about the underground ball culture in New York in the ’80s and ’90s. And for those who don’t know what that is, lay it out. -Okay. Well, I mean, the ball culture, ballroom culture that really started in New York City, underground ballroom…

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Sinéad Burke Says Fashion Has the Power to Change Society

Sinéad Burke Says Fashion Has the Power to Change Society

-How lovely to have you here, Sinead. -What a treat. This is wild. -It’s wild to have you here. We met at the Met Gala very briefly. -Which is also a wild sentence. -That is very wild, to meet anyone at the Met Gala, and yet we were lucky enough to meet there. How did it end up that you were there? And how was that evening? How exciting was it? -I’ve always been deeply ambitious, and since I was…

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Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: National Be Late for Something Day, Lesbian Oral History Project

Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: National Be Late for Something Day, Lesbian Oral History Project

-Here at “Late Night,” every night I deliver a monologue comprised of jokes written by a diverse team of writers. As a result, a lot of jokes come across my desk that, due to my being a straight white male, would be difficult for me to deliver. But we don’t think that should stop you from enjoying them, so we’d like to share them with you now in a segment called “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell.” [ Cheers and applause ]…

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Steve Kornacki Explains What Formed Modern National Partisan Politics

Steve Kornacki Explains What Formed Modern National Partisan Politics

-You heard you might have some competition in the podcast world. It was reported that someone overheard Rudy Giuliani at a restaurant — this is real — saying that he might do his own impeachment podcast. [ Laughter ] Would that be something that you’d be very happy about? -[ Laughs ] Is there, like, a crossover episode we could put together? It’s funny you say “overheard.” All these stories about Giuliani that keep coming out, he’s accidentally texting somebody…

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The Conservative Perspective on the Democratic Primary

The Conservative Perspective on the Democratic Primary

-The process of selecting a Democratic candidate to run against President Trump is well under way. And we can quibble over the fact that there are too many people running or nitpick some of the candidates, but I think we can agree that, to this point, it’s mostly been a discussion of ideas, as opposed to the contentious Republican debates of four years ago. -Oh, here we go again. -I’m sorry. What was that? -Oh, nothing. You were just elevating…

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Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: Lesbian Leads Germany’s Fascist Party

Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: Lesbian Leads Germany’s Fascist Party

-Here at “Late Night,” every night, I deliver a monologue comprised of jokes written by a diverse team of writers. As a result, a lot of jokes come across my desk that, due to my being a straight, white male, would be difficult for me to deliver. But we don’t think that should stop you from enjoying them, so we’d like to share them with you in a segment we call “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell.” [ Cheers and applause ]…

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Hasan Minhaj Was Barred from an Indian Political Rally That Trump Attended

Hasan Minhaj Was Barred from an Indian Political Rally That Trump Attended

-One of the things I like most about your show is — you give context to stories that I don’t feel like get covered a lot — not just on late-night shows, but even on news shows here in the States. Prime Minister in India, Prime Minister Modi, and he was here, and Donald Trump went to this rally. -To open for Modi. -Yeah. -It was a big deal. -Yeah. So, explain that, because it certainly seems surreal to me…

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Trump Sends National Guard to the Border, Attacks Amazon: A Closer Look

Trump Sends National Guard to the Border, Attacks Amazon: A Closer Look

-The Trump administration announced a plan today to send the National Guard to the border. Meanwhile, Trump has kept up his attacks on Amazon. For more on this it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Cheers and applause ] This has been a week with Trump indulging his various obsessions and one of those obsessions remains our border with Mexico. He’s been fuming about a caravan of immigrants headed here through Mexico and claiming that the border is essentially a…

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President Trump Downplays His Racist Attack on Minority Congresswomen

President Trump Downplays His Racist Attack on Minority Congresswomen

-Let’s get to the news. President Trump today tried to downplay his offensive attacks on minority congresswomen, tweeting, “I don’t have a racist bone in my body.” Well, based on this photo, I have to ask — [ Laughter ] Do you have any bones in your body? [ Laughter and applause ] In a new interview, former Vice President Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to do push-ups if Trump criticized his age or mental state during…

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