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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:

Screenshot via Comedy Central

#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 ‘Presidential Penis Measuring Contest’

The late night comics were aghast at the newest issue in the Republican primary campaign: Donald Trump’s insistence, in response to an accusation from Marco Rubio, that he really does have a large penis.

Stephen Colbert was in utter disbelief that the debate has reached this point: “We have officially reached a new low in political discourse — so let’s go to the chart. Okay, yes, we have sunk below Swift Boat, below secret Muslim, below John McCain’s illegitimate baby. And oh, we have shattered through the bottom of the chart — and it is burrowing through the Earth below the Ed Sullivan Theater; past the subway lines; it is now burrowing past Hillary Clinton’s secret email servers; it is burrowing past the Founding Fathers spinning in their graves; and all the way past the dinosaurs, to the center of the Earth. There it is, stopping at ‘Presidential Penis Measuring Contest.'”

Larry Wilmore objected so strongly to Donald Trump talking about his penis, that he teamed up with other comedians to debut a new hashtag: “#DickJokesMatter.”

“So ladies and gentleman, the great debate: Does Donald Trump have a small or large penis?” asked Trevor Noah. “I’ve gotta say, personally, I think it’s huge — after all, he’s using it to f@#k the entire Republican Party.”

Late Night Roundup: The Trump Circus

The Daily Show‘s Jordan Klepper figured out exactly what Donald Trump’s campaign is: It’s literally a circus. And so Jordan went to a Trump rally in New Hampshire, featuring boisterous crowds of fans, reality-TV stars, and a big-talking ringmaster at the center of it. “A memory that will last for — possibly four years. God help us all.”

Larry Wilmore looked at the latest developments in Flint, Michigan, with the effort by citizens of Michigan to recall Gov. Rick Snyder — only to see some of the petitions rejected by the state for spelling and grammatical errors. “Hold on, the water is filled with poisonous particles — and you’re concerned about dangling participles? ‘For crimes against humanity, knowingly poisoning the people of Flint, the citizens demand the immediate resignation of the governor, who we must hold responsible.’ ‘Who?’ I believe in this case it should be whom! The murderer stays!”

And on a better note, Conan O’Brien sat down with the legendary Carl Reiner, who told stories about his service in World War II, where even then he became a performer to entertain his fellow troops throughout the South Pacific. Carl summed it up, to great applause: “I must say, I killed.”