On Friday, Comedy Central announced Larry Wilmore, The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent" will succeed Stephen Colbert. Wilmore's new show will be called—wait for it—The Minority Report. OH I CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS. From The Washington Post:
"The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore," created and produced by "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, will debut next January after "The Colbert Report" wraps up for good this year, airing at 11:30 p.m. Colbert, of course, is heading over to CBS to take over "The Late Show" from David Letterman in 2015.
Wilmore, 52, is a familiar face to "Daily Show" fans — he's been on the late-night show since 2006 and currently serves as "Senior Black Correspondent." In addition, Wilmore, a veteran comedy writer, co-created "The PJs" (the animated show with Eddie Murphy) as well as the Emmy-winning "Bernie Mac Show." Fans of "The Office" might also recognize him as the guy who ran the "Diversity Day" seminar; he also served as a consulting producer on the NBC comedy series.
The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore' will provide viewers with a distinct point of view and comedic take on the day's news from a perspective largely missing in the current late night landscape," the show description reads. "The series will feature a diverse panel of voices currently underrepresented in comedy and television."
Wilmore is one of the funniest stand up comedians I have ever seen in my life. As they say, couldn't happen to a nicer guy. [Washington Post]
Katy Perry is puking up paint on tour now just like Lady Gaga did on her tour. My doctor has advised me to never, ever, ever write a sentence like that again for my own well-being. Apparently, puking paint is a thing you have to do on tour now to entertain people who pay to see you sing "Firework." Here is a video if you want to see it in action:
Buzzfeed has gifs of it. We can't get decent video of a Yeti in the wild, but we have a bountiful supply of Katy Perry paint-puking gifs. Get your shit together, civilization. [Buzzfeed]
Michael Fassbender said he will totes be in Prometheus 2. Everyone else in the world said "OH GOD NO WHY ARE YOU MAKING A SEQUEL TO THAT FILM PLEASE PLEASE MAKE IT STOP PLEASE!!!" [NME]
Drake is collaborating with newly drafted Cleveland Browns player Johnny Manziel on a solution to the Hodge conjecture. I hear they are very close to solving it. That's wonderful news. [E Online]
Here is a headline about a person who is carrying several things at once. [Just Jared]
Rapper Q-Tip and Leonardo DiCaprio went to a ballet gala. No, that's not a joke I made about them hitting up some skeezy strip club. That's what they actually did together. [Page Six]
More people are joining the boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel over ties to the Sultan of Brunei—this time it's music mogul Clive Davis. Davis is urging the Sultan to sell his shares in the hotel and just GTFO of Hollywood. [Showbiz Spy]
Zoe Saldana said she had sex in the CRAZIEST PLACE EVER. It was a train. Funny how she announced that just in time for National Train Day. Is she secretly working as a shill for Big Railroad now? I believe this warrants further investigation. [ABC]
Brandi Glanville, this generation's Lavinia Fontana, says professional attractive person Eddie Cibrian still loves her. Here's a montage of Cibrian shirtless set to a Kylie Minogue song to help us ponder this story:
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