Jenny Slate Got Stoned Before a College Lecture and It Was Amazing

We all know the story: Girl goes to an Ivy League college. Girl meets marijuana. Girl and marijuana fall in love. Girl smokes so much marijuana that she forgets the difference between astrology and astronomy, enrolls in an astronomy class and — still stoned — embarrasses herself in front of the entire lecture hall.… » 6/20/14 4:00pm 6/20/14 4:00pm

Top 10 Women Who Could Replace David Letterman

Big news on the late night front: David Letterman is retiring in 2015. Big news! That means a coveted and rare spot is opening up in the dude party that is late night TV. Could it be that the time has finally come to let a woman sit behind a desk and ask guests questions about movies they're promoting on shows that… » 4/03/14 6:00pm 4/03/14 6:00pm

All-Puppy Conan Features Puppy Justin Bieber And Puppy Pharrell

Last night, in honor of this Sunday's Big Game (Puppy Bowl, duh), Conan introduced his audience to this year's cast of Puppy Conan, an all-puppy version of his late night show. Puppy Conan's guests included Puppy Pharrell, Puppy Justin Bieber and crew (complete with puppy-sized luxury rental car), and Puppy Toronto… » 1/31/14 2:20pm 1/31/14 2:20pm

Meet the First Black Woman to Write for a Network Late Night Show

This week, news broke that Amber Ruffin would be joining Seth Meyers' writing team for his new edition of Late Night, premiering at the end of February. One noteworthy detail that didn't get noticed: Ruffin is the first black woman to write for a network late night talk show. In fact – though it's hard to write all… » 1/10/14 11:00am 1/10/14 11:00am

Nancy Pelosi Did David Letterman's Top 10 Last Night

So maybe there's a reason Nancy Pelosi's not a professional comedian (although she could be a professional clown because Washington, D.C.'s a real circus, if ya know what I mean! WOCKA WOCKA WOCKA!), but you have to give Madam Speaker credit for being a good sport when she stopped by Letterman to read the "Top 10"… » 11/06/13 2:40pm 11/06/13 2:40pm

The Roots' Version of 'We Can't Stop' Will Cure Your Miley Fatigue

The Roots: Turning bad songs into good songs since 1987! Their newest drool-to-cool song makeover? Miley Cyrus's "We Can't Stop." Turns out, the only thing needed to make the song listenable was getting rid of the autotune, singing it a cappella and letting Questlove perform the "It's our party, we can do what we… » 10/09/13 11:15am 10/09/13 11:15am

Roots Cover of Sesame Street Theme Will Thrill Your Inner Child

In the most recent season of Portlandia, there was a sketch about a group of hipster parents who decide to start a band with the goal of making kids' music more listenable. Naturally, complications arise because COMEDY, but the reality of the situation is much more simple. If you want to make children's music cool,… » 9/26/13 10:50am 9/26/13 10:50am

Fallon's Lip Sync With JGL & Stephen Merchant Is the Stuff of Legends

Jimmy Fallon hosted his second Lip Sync-Off on Late Night last night (the first, you may recall, was performed — and some might say owned — by John Krasinski), this one featuring The Office co-creator/tall drink of water Stephen Merchant and human ukulele/your imaginary boyfriend Joseph Gordon Levitt. » 9/25/13 12:10pm 9/25/13 12:10pm