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Saturday, June 23, 2018

#EndorseThis: Jimmy Kimmel Sticks It To Roseanne For Getting Kicked Off TV

By now, you’ve probably gotten the play-by-play. Roseanne Barr’s edgy Twitter feed finally went over the top yesterday as the aging sitcom actress tweeted racially-charged insults at former Obama staffer Valerie Jarrett. Retribution is swift in the 21st century. Within a day, the popular show Roseanne has been cancelled by ABC, and its former star has been forced to apologize.

In today’s clip, Jimmy Kimmel addresses the Roseanne controversy in a surprisingly soft-spoken way. The comic says his peace about the actress’ idiotic and insensitive tweet and moves on quickly, but not without unloading a choice haymaker. We won’t dare spoil the fun.…

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#EndorseThis: Jon Stewart Returns To Troll Colbert

Stephen Colbert takes six minutes to get through a brief monologue teasing the Obamas about their new Netflix deal. It doesn’t help that Jon Stewart is poking, grabbing, and taunting him from under his own desk.

In this surreal clip from The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the former king of TV satire has a field day hiding from Backbone and the audience. Adorable sweepstakes winner Rachel Ulmer is alongside Stewart. The pair throw a tea party, show off (fake) newspapers like hostages, and tease Colbert with a Japanese throwing star.

Stewart, who seems intoxicated (with the moment or maybe literally), improvises odd jokes about the Queen of England before inventing a cramped game of Twister that is especially painful for Colbert.…

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#EndorseThis: John Oliver Scolds The Queen Alone In Royal Wedding Rant

Our headline for Monday morning’s #EndorseThis is a bit deceiving. John Oliver does not begin his rant on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding with a snooty impression of Queen Elizabeth II.

An obsessed state-side media is Oliver’s first target. The comic plays footage of wedding-broadcast announcer Gayle King croaking out a James Blunt song for not one, not two, but three cringe-worthy choruses. In the afterglow, King compares the “bottoms” of Markle and Princess Diana approximately 37 times, oblivious to the double meaning.

Don’t worry, reassures a devilish Oliver. Brits are too blue-blooded to lust after a bride’s bottom without collapsing.…

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