Comedy

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‘People think my videos are real!’: meet Megan Stalter, the new queen of online cringe comedy
Pinpoint parodies of ‘weird church ladies and soccer moms’ made the Ohio comic famous during the pandemic – even if progressives mistake her for the real thing

Brian Logan

26, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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TV tonight: how a rap about female sexual desire became a global hit
The worldwide phenomenon that was WAP is explored, plus the nation’s woodworkers battle for the top prize. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Hannah J Davies, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier and Simon Wardell

25, Nov, 2021 @6:20 AM

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‘Rogues or idiots’: Justin Welby condemns TV portrayal of clergy
Archbishop of Canterbury says vicars are ‘hard-working, normal people’ rather than ‘depressing’ depictions seen in TV dramas

Harriet Sherwood

24, Nov, 2021 @10:21 AM

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Stephen Colbert on Rittenhouse verdict: ‘If he didn’t break the law, we should change the law’
Late-night hosts discuss the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse, Biden’s 79th birthday and Kevin McCarthy’s nine-hour rant

Adrian Horton

23, Nov, 2021 @4:19 PM

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Saturday Night Live: Simu Liu and a returning Trump celebrate Thanksgiving
The Shang-Chi star made his SNL debut in a hit-and-miss episode that saw James Austin Johnson as the former president

Zach Vasquez

21, Nov, 2021 @2:55 PM

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Seth Meyers on Republicans defending Gosar: ‘The dumbest people in politics’
Late-night hosts discussed the censuring of the Arizona congressman for his violent video and Trump’s interview with the My Pillow CEO

Guardian staff

19, Nov, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Seth Meyers: ‘Why are we taking Chris Christie, of all people, seriously?’
Late-night hosts discuss the former New Jersey governor’s image rehabilitation tour, Covid booster shots and Paul Gosar

Adrian Horton

18, Nov, 2021 @4:51 PM

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Indian comedian Vir Das accused of ‘vilifying nation’
Politicians express outrage over routine that discusses country’s contradictions women’s safety, religion, Covid and politics

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

18, Nov, 2021 @2:37 PM

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The Sex Lives of College Girls review – Mindy Kaling’s uneven comedy has promise
The HBO Max comedy aims for the universal feelings of the transition years at a elite college with middling results

Adrian Horton

18, Nov, 2021 @6:31 AM

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Stephen Colbert: Covid is like Mel Gibson, ‘we’re stuck with some form of him forever’
Late-night hosts discuss the pandemic, racism at the trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery and Trump tell-all books

Adrian Horton

17, Nov, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Colbert on infrastructure: ‘Quicker load times for QAnon conspiracy theories’
Late-night hosts discuss Joe Biden signing the $1.2tn infrastructure bill into law and Donald Trump’s non-denial of bullying Mike Pence

Adrian Horton

16, Nov, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Sort Of: big-hearted Canadian show puts diverse, non-binary characters front and centre
This nuanced dramedy explores love and life and death, and how the three can be more intertwined than we realise

Zoya Patel

16, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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