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(Deadline)   "Trump's best behavior is absolutely appalling because even when the bar is so low to be virtually nonexistent, the unshakable fact is unless you set the bar at 'nobody caught fire' Trump will always find a way to disappoint," quips John Oliver   (deadline.com) divider line
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2020-10-26 9:59:03 AM  
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2020-10-26 11:04:20 AM  
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2020-10-26 7:41:16 PM  

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Like any of them would actually know how to use a shovel.
 
2020-10-26 7:41:41 PM  
I haven't watched the latest, but I am assuming they still don't have an audience. I like John Oliver, but he is best when he has someone to play off of. Maybe have this guy on as a co-host (Covid co-host) until the audience is back?

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At the very least, you will get the "Larry Fine" demographic.
 
2020-10-26 7:47:44 PM  
That's a good point Oliver made on the "I'm the least racist person in the room" comment and Trump's family being there. That he effectively threw them under the bus.

Jim talking now: He might as well have said "They're all more racist than me! No one talks about that because they're younger and cooler." (If I can be forgiven for saying a Trump is cool for the purposes of the post.)
 
2020-10-26 7:48:08 PM  

GameSprocket: I haven't watched the latest, but I am assuming they still don't have an audience. I like John Oliver, but he is best when he has someone to play off of. Maybe have this guy on as a co-host (Covid co-host) until the audience is back?

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At the very least, you will get the "Larry Fine" demographic.


He's doing well without an audience. IMO all the late night hosts are getting used to adjusting their timing.
 
2020-10-26 7:52:46 PM  
I read the comments. God help me, I read the comments.
 
2020-10-26 7:54:57 PM  

GameSprocket: I haven't watched the latest, but I am assuming they still don't have an audience. I like John Oliver, but he is best when he has someone to play off of. Maybe have this guy on as a co-host (Covid co-host) until the audience is back?

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At the very least, you will get the "Larry Fine" demographic.


John Oliver is doing okay in his white void. He makes a lot of comments about it and it's clearly not his favourite thing but he's doing well enough.

Andy Zaltzman is one of my favourites so I'm not hating your suggestion. I'm a cricket nufty and a comedy fan and he's done a lot of work which really appeals to my preferences. In my lifetime the worst incident in Australian cricket was the 'sandpapergate' affair a couple of years back when a young opening batsman was caught on camera using a bit of yellow sandpaper to rough up one side of the ball while fielding in order to make it swing better when bowled quickly. He tried to hide the sandpaper by shoving it down his underdacks.

Later that same day I was watching footage from New Zealand where the poms were losing to the Kiwis but the joyous English fans at the ground were dancing about with arm-bands made from yellow tape, a devastating burn against us Aussies. I thought that would be the worst of it, but then Andy Zaltzman tweeted.

Zaltzman's priceless tweet broke my heart as an Aussie cricket fan: "When a player cannot feed corn flakes to the lucky hamster he keeps in his jockstrap, what is cricket coming to?"

Ouch. Just ouch. When comedy hurts for the right reasons, that's how you know it's good.
 
2020-10-26 7:54:59 PM  
I went into this presidency expecting nuclear Armageddon.  So far I've been pleasantly surprised.

/term ain't over yet
 
2020-10-26 7:56:21 PM  
I would not be disappointed if Trump caught fire.
 
2020-10-26 7:56:55 PM  
Is that meant to be a challenge?
 
2020-10-26 7:58:10 PM  

jimjays: That's a good point Oliver made on the "I'm the least racist person in the room" comment and Trump's family being there. That he effectively threw them under the bus.

Jim talking now: He might as well have said "They're all more racist than me! No one talks about that because they're younger and cooler." (If I can be forgiven for saying a Trump is cool for the purposes of the post.)


No forgiveness needed.  The reasoning about them being racist also applies to them being cool, but from the other direction.  More racist than Trump is still painfully racist.  Cooler than Trump is still painfully uncool.
 
2020-10-26 7:58:10 PM  
Meanwhile, Amy Coney Barrett is being sworn in tonight.
 
2020-10-26 7:58:32 PM  
The thing that just irks the absolute fark out of me is how there is one standard for Democrats, and NO standards for the GOP.

We used to labor under the illusion that there were different standards for Republicans. That they were far lower, and prone to being changed, but there were some standards for Republican leaders to which they would be held to account by the press and their own party.

We have 4+ years of evidence that this presumption was entirely, 100%, totally farking false. The GOP - both leaders and voters - have been clearly revealed to believe in absolutely nothing but seizing power and hurting people. No standard, rule, morality, or law other than that is anything but easily abandoned BS for them. This is a given. I just wish the so-called "liberal media" would stop playing along, and amplifying the bad faith bullshiat that comprises the entirety of "conservative thought".
 
2020-10-26 8:00:27 PM  
P.S.

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2020-10-26 8:01:59 PM  
Here's a great idea during a pandemic.

Let's encourage people to crowd together.

Let's make sure they're elbow to elbow.
Let's make sure they yell into each other's faces.
Let's make sure they're propagandized to believe masks are a 'hoax'.

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Dying from Covid is no joke.

If you're capable of even drawing a full breath (you won't), your last moments will be spent leaving this Earth screaming in agony.

Hope it's all been worth it.  :)
 
2020-10-26 8:02:02 PM  
Yeah, but Hunter Biden has a laptop computer and did cocaine in the past. So, I just don't see any point in voting.
 
2020-10-26 8:03:17 PM  

GameSprocket: I haven't watched the latest, but I am assuming they still don't have an audience. I like John Oliver, but he is best when he has someone to play off of. Maybe have this guy on as a co-host (Covid co-host) until the audience is back?

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At the very least, you will get the "Larry Fine" demographic.


I've been watching him pretty consistently since he started broadcasting from home, and sometimes I feel like he plays better without the live audience. Sure, some of his more low brow stuff doesn't quite land the same as it would with the audience there (his Adam Driver bits can be a bit...awkward), but a lot of the other jokes seem to be even funnier when I'm not being distracted by the audience laughing. Plus it seems like he's able to be more thorough when he doesn't need to constantly pause for the audience.
 
2020-10-26 8:04:12 PM  

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I swear they all look like they have cri du chat.
 
2020-10-26 8:07:40 PM  
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2020-10-26 8:17:55 PM  

KiwDaWabbit: P.S.

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*sigh*

Rest I Peace Clint. :(
 
2020-10-26 8:18:41 PM  

alitaki: KiwDaWabbit: P.S.

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*sigh*

Rest I Peace Clint. :(


In peace too...

/stupid phone
 
2020-10-26 8:27:32 PM  

mongbiohazard: The thing that just irks the absolute fark out of me is how there is one standard for Democrats, and NO standards for the GOP.

We used to labor under the illusion that there were different standards for Republicans. That they were far lower, and prone to being changed, but there were some standards for Republican leaders to which they would be held to account by the press and their own party.

We have 4+ years of evidence that this presumption was entirely, 100%, totally farking false. The GOP - both leaders and voters - have been clearly revealed to believe in absolutely nothing but seizing power and hurting people. No standard, rule, morality, or law other than that is anything but easily abandoned BS for them. This is a given. I just wish the so-called "liberal media" would stop playing along, and amplifying the bad faith bullshiat that comprises the entirety of "conservative thought".


If the media did that, they'd get less ratings and money. Remember that Trump is awesome for them even if he's terrible for America.
 
2020-10-26 8:38:26 PM  
Jesus Christ, those 'And Now This' segments are always farking tedious and awful. All that time dedicated to a joke that wasn't funny the first time. Just. Stop.
 
2020-10-26 9:11:12 PM  
hey, those people only caught fire because they haven't been raking themselves, ok? plus? they would have caught fire anyway.
 
2020-10-26 9:13:58 PM  

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Made me think of this.
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2020-10-26 9:20:21 PM  

mongbiohazard: The thing that just irks the absolute fark out of me is how there is one standard for Democrats, and NO standards for the GOP.

We used to labor under the illusion that there were different standards for Republicans. That they were far lower, and prone to being changed, but there were some standards for Republican leaders to which they would be held to account by the press and their own party.

We have 4+ years of evidence that this presumption was entirely, 100%, totally farking false. The GOP - both leaders and voters - have been clearly revealed to believe in absolutely nothing but seizing power and hurting people. No standard, rule, morality, or law other than that is anything but easily abandoned BS for them. This is a given. I just wish the so-called "liberal media" would stop playing along, and amplifying the bad faith bullshiat that comprises the entirety of "conservative thought".


Conservative backbones have become so rare, it's always a surprise whenever one pops up for a brief moment.
 
2020-10-27 1:49:00 AM  
Are we sure nobody's caught fire?
 
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2020-10-27 1:07:32 PM  
The segment on asylum seekers was farking depressing. I hadn't realized just how bad things had gotten in your shiathole country.
 
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