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Carmen Yulín Cruz Praises Americans’ Big Hearts, Warns Trump’s Tax Plan Will Hurt Puerto Rico on The Late Show

It's been just over two months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, and the island is still undergoing a massive recovery effort. San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who's become a popular spokesperson for the island as she's led her city through recovery, was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to update us on Puerto Rico's progress, thank the American people for their generosity, and warn that certain U.S. government actions and policies are harmful to Puerto Rico's recovery.

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“Hocus Pocus or Trump’s White House?” Is the Game Halloween 2017 Needs

When every day is already a day of monsters and ghouls, Halloween needs something a little extra to stand out. Billy Eichner stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night to talk about, appropriately enough, American Horror Story—again, not to be confused with current reality—and brought along the perfect Billy on the Street-style game for the season.

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Tig Notaro Urges Us to Believe and Support Survivors on Late Show With Stephen Colbert

"I just really hope people will not drop the ball."

The two talked about a plot line in One Mississippi that involves a predatory man in power.

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Late Night Hosts: “Now Is Not the Time” Means “Never” on Gun Control

The last two days have been terrible due to the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night, which resulted in nearly 60 deaths and over 500 people injured. Those who don't see it as a rallying cry for real legislative attempts to prevent this from happening have already started saying it's too soon after the tragedy to talk about such a thing, which is nonsense for several reasons, including that the U.S. averages one mass shooting per day, with a "major" one about every two months.

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I Was Not Ready to Hear Clinton Talk About Her Loss With Colbert, but Here We Are

It has been a rough few months since November 9, 2016. W weren't too happy about the election results, and we were in the good company of about 65 million U.S. voters (give or take), despite how many times we've heard that the person they voted for should just "go away." As much as I disagree with that stance, I also was not quite ready for her to go on The Late Show and talk about her loss.

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From DREAM to Nightmare: Late Night Responds to Trump’s Cruel DACA Decision

James Corden, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and Jimmy Kimmel all condemned Trump for his decision to rescind DACA, which protects 800,000 children of immigrants from deportation.

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David Tennant and Stephen Colbert Play “Scrooge McDuck or Donald Trump,” And It’s Actually Pretty Difficult

David Tennant went on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about the actor's many projects, from the new season of Doctor Who, the end of Broadchurch, and his upcoming role as Scrooge McDuck in Disney XD's DuckTales. There was, as with most things these days, a political undertone to each of these discussions.

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Stephen Colbert Performs a Very Serious Investigation of Trump’s Russian Hotel Room—Yeah, THAT One

Stephen Colbert is wrapping up his "Russia week" as the investigation into the Trump campaign's possible collusion with the Russian government continues, and there's one allegation in particular that Colbert is interested in: the pee tape. So, he went to the room where it all supposedly went down.

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President Obama’s “Anger Translator” Returns to Cathartically Mock GOP Trumpcare Failure With Stephen Colbert

The republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act fell apart yesterday when it was too cruel for some Republican members of the Senate and not cruel enough for others. Naturally, as the ACA was President Obama's signature piece of legislation—one Republicans gleefully attached his name to and made it their mission to erase—he has some thoughts that can only be expressed through Keegan-Michael Key's brilliant anger translator character.

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John Oliver & Stephen Colbert on Russia, Evolution of “Stupid Watergate”: “We’re Turbo-F***ed”

John Oliver, who's currently "working but without doing a show," went on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about Russia, getting sued, and the Donald Trump Jr. incident.

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Everyone Needs to Watch Andy Serkis Read Donald Trump’s Tweets as Gollum

Nasty punditses.

Andy Serkis is an incredible performer who's brought some excellent characters to life both directly on the screen and in motion-capture performances we'll probably never forget, like Lord of the Rings' Gollum. You probably also remember that Gollum had a rather specific way of talking, and on The Late Show, Serkis put that to use on someone else who has a fairly recognizable voice, whether aloud or in text: Donald Trump.

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Things We Saw Today: Wow, a Lot of PG-Rated Films Were Really Messed Up

Kevin Maher (the mind behind the "Monster Gaze" video we also shared) compiled some of the most terrifying moments of PG films that left a deep scar on our young psyches that we've never fully recovered from. Did you see any of your childhood nightmares?

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Colbert Is Right: Trump’s Behavior Is More Than Just a Symptom of Bad Politics

Yesterday, Donald Trump unleashed a vicious personal attack on Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski, but as much as it was nothing out of the ordinary for Trump, it's still important to recognize that it matters. That's because Trump's rise and the normalization of his behavior isn't just a symptom of what's wrong with politics—he's the driving force behind the problem.

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Stephen Colbert Debuts New Products to Compete With Goop’s Ridiculous Healing Stickers

The healing power of burning money.

Gwenyth Paltrow's lifestyle brand, Goop, depending on your level of gullibility, is known for hawking plenty of nonsense or some very valuable personal wellness products. It's a little-known fact that Stephen Colbert has his own lifestyle brand full of nonsense, Covetton House, which makes it the perfect competitor for Goop.

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Judy Greer and Stephen Colbert Revisit Their Un-Aired 2002 Pilot

The two played siblings on the show and while Greer's never seen the final product Colbert got the VHS out of the vault and gave us a look at what might've been.

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If We Don’t See the 27 Star Wars Takes of Carrie Fisher Slapping Oscar Isaac, What Are We Even Doing?

Oscar Isaac recently went on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert for an interview that has everything you could ever want, including incredible anecdotes about Carrie Fisher, childhood movie clips, dad jokes, and geeking out about Shakespeare interpretations as the actor prepares for his debut as Hamlet.

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Donald Trump Came for Stephen Colbert, and Wow Did He Miss

About a year ago, Stephen Colbert had some choice insults for—what? Oh, I'm hearing that was only last week, and news about FBI Director Comey's firing has rendered time meaningless—Donald Trump. He got a bit on the vulgar side, which got him into some trouble, but in trying to join the pile on, Donald Trump himself will probably not achieve the affect he desired.

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Should We Be Worried About the FCC’s Investigation Into Stephen Colbert’s Trump Joke?

The FCC is looking into Colbert's joke about Trump's relationship with Putin. Some are crying censorship. Should we be worried?

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Colbert #SorryNotSorry in Response to Hypocritical “Homophobia” Accusations From Trump Supporters

A couple of days ago, Stephen Colbert let loose on a series of Trump insults on the Late Show after Trump weakly insulted Face the Nation’s John Dickerson during an interview over the weekend. The results were damn near magical. However, Colbert felt the need to address it last night in light of a #FireColbert campaign and charges of homophobia.

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Elisabeth Moss on Dystopia Becoming Real and an Eerie New Clip From The Handmaid’s Tale

Elisabeth Moss went on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk about vacations, growing up with musician parents, and how the adaptation of Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel has some uncanny resemblance.

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