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Larry Wilmore looked at all the fun Obama is having on his big trip to Africa, as a president who can now say whatever he wants: Birther jokes, dancing with the locals — and declaring that he would win another election if he were allowed to run.

And then Larry brought a special guest on The Nightly Show to provide an expert commentary on what it’s like to be just about to leave a job: Jon Stewart from The Daily Show. But for his part, Jon said Obama isn’t quite in “don’t care” mode — he’s in “I’m gonna build me a library with my name on it” mode.

On his own show, Jon did a Q&A — as an interrogation-style segment called “Jon Stewart’s Askhole.”

James Corden sat down with Trevor Noah, who talked about the process of how he landed the major gig to become the next host of The Daily Show.

Jimmy Kimmel highlighted the story of the American tourist who shot and killed the beloved Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. “The big question is, why are you shooting a lion in the first place. I mean, I’m honestly curious to know why a human being would be compelled to do that. How is that fun? Is it that difficult for you to get an erection, that you need to kill things that are stronger than you?”

Then, a very choked-up Jimmy asked viewers to contribute to the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit at Oxford University, which had been tracking and studying Cecil.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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