Lest anyone consider Kimmel too partisan, he then opened up a friendly dialogue via remote with Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA), who said publicly that any health care bill should pass “the Jimmy Kimmel test,” meaning every child in America must be fully insured.
The comic naturally found that pleasing, but pressed Cassidy toward a broader and more democratic definition. And before the senator departed, Kimmel presented him with a new, improved, and much more radical “Jimmy Kimmel test” for American health care, plus an obvious way to pay for it.
More than seven million people have watched Jimmy Kimmel’s gripping, heartfelt monologue about his newborn son’s heart surgery — and his message about health insurance for all — on YouTube this week.
Jimmy Kimmel is furious over the United Airlines incident in Chicago that went viral yesterday, with video of a pair of goons dragging a hapless and bloodied customer off an overbooked flight. And what makes the late night host even madder than what happened is how United executives responded — with a Twitter message expressing half-hearted regret for the need to “re-accomodate” those unfortunate passengers.
Jimmy Kimmel imagines an all-too-plausible reaction to the Congressional Budget Office warning that 24 million Americans could lose their health insurance under his health bill: “Trump said those numbers were cooked by the microwave that’s been spying on him in Trump Tower.”
Kimmel couldn’t ignore the Meryl in the room, singling out the “overrated” Streep for an ironically Trumpian riff that concluded with a standing ovation for her. Later in the show, hoping that the president would be watching, Kimmel tweeted “U Up?” at Trump.
President Trump’s ongoing feud with the media was on full display at the 89th annual Academy Awards, where stars and presenters shared spirited reflections on the new administration’s first month.
With his experiments in “unnecessary censorship” — strategically placing bleeps where they were never needed — Jimmy Kimmel adds meaning to the most clichéd remarks. In an instant, the bleeped celebrities and politicians seem to be speaking their minds instead of merely blathering.
Grouchy citizens complain about every conceivable fault in their mean tweets about Obama, and of course almost everything that goes wrong for them is President Obama’s fault.
Gary Johnson will never be president. So what’s next? ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel has a way to turn this political lemon into comedy lemonade.
A few weeks ago, The Washington Post published a history of Donald Trump’s use of fake names to plant stories about himself in the pages of tabloid magazines across the country. The article highlighted one such call between Trump — going by the name “John Miller,” who said he was a representative of Trump’s — and Sue […]
Conan O’Brien decided that with everybody comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler, he would bring on a special guest to respond to the charge.
Larry Wimore: “That’s right, you’re the one who opened your big mouth and got in the bed with the Devil — now he just wants you to keep that mouth open.”
The late night shows were all discussing one topic: The Super Tuesday results, and Donald Trump’s continued takeover of the Republican Party.
The late night hosts examined the ways in which the other GOP candidates are simply failing to mount a response to Donald Trump.
Jimmy Fallon as Trump: “I have to stay in the race. Otherwise a Clinton will be in the White House again. I mean, who wants to see something from the ’90s come back in 2016?”
Trevor Noah tells Rubio to be like Ben Carson: “Go home, get some fresh clothes — because let’s be honest, you just @#$% your pants.”
Conan O’Brien had a phone call with “Donald Trump,” who revealed the secret behind his gracious concession speech: Every single Xanax pill he could find.
Jimmy Kimmel sat down with Donald Trump himself, and decided to surprise The Donald with a special new children’s book: “Winners Aren’t Losers.”
Hillary Clinton spoke out on Donald Trump’s danger to the country — and on the need for other Republicans to repudiate him.
Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States was the talk of the late night shows — and not in a good way.
Seth Meyers recalled Ted Cruz on the show months ago, reminiscing that his father came to the United States after being a Molotov cocktail-throwing Cuban revolutionary.
The media investigation of Ben Carson’s autobiographical claims was the big talk of the late night shows — with the amazing development of a candidate for president insisting that he really did try to stab someone.