All summer, Seth has been floating an idea to get Donald Trump to drop out of the presidential race. He (like many other people) thinks that Trump doesn’t actually want the job of being president, he just wants the prestige and the title. So Seth created Chicago President, a scripted series on NBC in which Donald Trump would get to play the president, but of course it would be set in Chicago. Since Donald Trump still hasn’t responded to this generous offer of a guaranteed hit show, Seth decided to change his tactics. Continue reading
As we mentioned, the late night hosts are back in full force now that the Olympics are over. Without international athletics to distract us, we’re back to focusing on that other intense competition, the presidential race. Seth Meyers has become our go-to late night host for political humor, and he did not disappoint with his first “A Closer Look” segment since the break. In it, Seth Meyers ran down all of the Trump campaign shenanigans of the last two weeks and man, there were a lot! And some of the stuff (like the “Second Amendment People”) comments seemed like they happened a lot longer ago, didn’t they? Or maybe it’s just that the sheer length and volume of this campaign has warped our sense of time. Continue reading
Mad Max: Fury Road absolutely dominated at the Oscars over the weekend, taking home six awards from the technical categories. We saw the movie and while we definitely agree that it didn’t look like anything we’d ever seen before, we’re not so sure that the story holds up. That’s probably the reason why we enjoyed this Seth Meyers Mad Max parody so much. Seth re-imagines the movie as it might have looked if there was a character who questioned some of the decisions instead of just following along blindly. It made us laugh a lot. Enjoy!