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Lewis Black To Larry Wilmore: The Election ‘Has To Stop!’

Comedian Lewis Back joined Larry Wilmore on his last week of The Nightly Show and told him, in no uncertain terms, that this election “has to stop.”

Wilmore, with Black and a roundtable of two other regular Nightly Show contributors, discussed the election while consuming miniature bottles of booze, sent to Wilmore courtesy of Stephen Colbert. Black has been on Wilmore’s show several times before, and joined him to bid farewell to The Nightly Show.

“Even though I have zero fucks to give at this point, I have plenty of booze to give,” Wilmore said, as he started the segment.

Watch the full video, via Comedy Central, below:

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WATCH: Larry Wilmore Kicks Off Last Week By Blasting ‘Dangerous’ Trump And ‘Spokesgoblin’ Pierson

Larry Wilmore, heading into his last week on The Nightly Show, took the opportunity to engage in a no-holds-barred tongue lashing of GOP nominee Donald Trump and his team.

According to Wilmore, Trump “stopped being funny” a long time ago.

“He’s stopped being outrageous,” Wilmore continued. “He’s stopped being politically incorrect. He’s just downright dangerous.”

Wilmore’s show was cancelled by Comedy Central on Monday, and while he thanked the network, Wilmore said he regretted that he “won’t be around to cover this truly insane election season.”

Wilmore appears to be fitting as much election coverage in as possible, calling Hillary Clinton “a very smart and capable politician, who many people don’t trust because she spends too much time lawyering her words so she doesn’t lose votes instead of telling us what she actually f*cking thinks,” but stated Trump wasn’t even comparable and that he was, instead, “a psychopathic narcissist who not only has the hands of an infant, he has the mind of one.”

Katrina Pierson, Trump’s campaign spokesperson, didn’t escape unscathed. Wilmore started by calling her a “spokesgoblin” — and went from there.

After playing footage of Pierson (incorrectly) calling President Obama the initiator of United States’ military campaign in Afghanistan, Wilmore felt the need to correct her history: “There was a horrible hurricane — which, thanks to [Pierson], is no longer the first thing that comes up when you google the words ‘Katrina’ and ‘Total f*cking sh*tshow.’”

Watch the entire clip, via Comedy Central, below:

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#EndorseThis: After Alton Sterling’s Death, Larry Wilmore Asks: Where Are The #AllLivesMatter Protests?

Larry Wilmore wrote his monologue for last night’s The Nightly Show after the police killing of Alton Sterling, who was shot multiple times in the chest while pinned to the ground by two police officers.

But he wrote it before the police killing of Philando Castile, who, according to a video streamed by his girlfriend to Facebook late last night, shortly after a police officer shot him, was reaching for his wallet when he told the officer that he had a legal gun on his person and was immediately killed.

The timing of the two deaths at the hands of police made Wilmore’s monologue on the first death that much more poignant.

“The punishment for being a black man shouldn’t be death,” Wilmore says, reflecting on the apparent justification in the two officers’ minds for killing Sterling: resisting arrest, selling CDs, and carrying a gun in an open carry state.

Where are the #AllLivesMatter protestors? Certainly not in Louisiana or Minnesota, though they should be.

Video: Hulu. 

Late Night Roundup: The Hitler/Trump Comparisons

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: Adolf Hitler himself! (Portrayed by Sarah Silverman.)

“All these comparisons to Trump, it’s like — it bums me out. You know what I mean?” said Hitler/Sarah. “I mean, sometimes I watch him and I’m like, ‘Is that how people see me?'”

Larry Wilmore also spoke to another special guest, to comment on a new push in Missouri to exempt Christian business owners from having to serve gay people: Jesus Christ.

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And on a more serious note, Stephen Colbert interviewed an important living person: Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who discussed such issues as the relationships between law enforcement and communities of color, between the federal government and the iPhone — and between the Justice Department and Hillary Clinton.

Trevor Noah highlighted the visit to Washington by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — and Trevor found himself becoming enchanted: “Why do I suddenly have the urge to throw my panties at the screen? I don’t even wear panties.” Or does he?

Jimmy Kimmel examined the latest issue from Wednesday night’s Democratic debate: The online arguments about what color Bernie Sanders’s suit was. Jimmy insisted: “That suit is so brown, Donald Trump wants to have it deported.”