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Jan 30 2021

Late Night Today

Late Night Today is for our readers who can’t stay awake to watch the shows. Everyone deserves a good laugh.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Harry Potter Spinoff You Didn’t Know You Needed

The focus of the wizarding world will finally shift to where it belongs – dementors.

Nine Days Into The Biden Presidency, It’s Time For A Look Back

Check your malarkey at the door, Jack! It’s time for Stephen Colbert to celebrate three friends of the show who have brought a refreshing change in leadership to Washington, President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, and Vice President Kamala Harris.

The Amber Ruffin Show

Rap Lyrics Can Put You in Jail & the NRA Is Bankrupt: Week in Review

In a recent case, the state of Maryland’s Court of Appeals ruled that rap lyrics may be admissible in court as evidence of a crime. Tarik has some… concerns about this development.

The other big news story lately is that the NRA has filed for bankruptcy after years of money issues. And while the Chapter Eleven filing should help to consolidate their assets, they’ve released a video to get additional support from the public. Check it out!

Show Synopsis: Amber showcases her signature smart-and-silly take on the news of the week, responding to it all with a charming, late-night mix of seriousness, nonsense, and evening gowns.

How America Changes with a President Sanders (or Warren, or Trump, or…)

Amber and Tarik are stuck in the multiverse… but at least they get to find out what the country would look like with a different president!

Homeownership Is Rigged Against Black People. Instead, We Get “Da Hood”

Lately, there’s been a lot of talk about systemic racism. Everyone claims they want to fix it, but we can’t even agree on what it is. We just know it’s bad. Like poverty. Or pollution. Or the way white people dance. But systemic racism isn’t just an idea, it’s a real thing. You don’t have to close your eyes and imagine the concept. There’s a place you can go and see real, live systemic racism right in front of you: it’s called “Da Hood.”

Is There Any Good Reason To Be Partying 10 Months Into the Pandemic?

It’s time for the game show that’s sweeping the nation like a dangerous virus… It’s “You Partying for What Now?” a game show that sees you’re still partying in month ten of a dangerous global pandemic, and asks… what’s that about? Hosted by Tarik Davis!