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1. Life is Better When You Laugh

A LOVELY LAST (ELECTION) WEEK TONIGHT!

Taping on Saturday night, John Oliver can give a bigger picture view of the amazing week that just happened.

HOW TO PUT AMERICA BACK TOGETHER AGAIN

Bill Maher says follow the example of Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton: Put politics aside and love each other. 

WE CAN EXHALE!

Now that Biden has won, it is much more fun to watch this A Closer Look from last week. Seth accurately describes what we felt on election night and talks about Trump’s upcoming legal moves. 

LOCKDOWN RECOMMENDATIONS FROM BOOM CHICAGO

Have you watched all of the good things on Netflix? Is komkommertijd television not ‘scratching that itch’? Luckily, Boom Chicago found new ways to keep these times exciting with top-quality entertainment. We ventured past the walls of Netflix, and into the land of Youtube and Instagram for material to keep you laughing through these unpredictable times. Our hilarious cast compiled lists of videos, films, and comedians that may not have made it on your binge-watching radar yet. If they think it’s funny, it’s gonna be pretty funny. The lists are in no particular order, differ in style and content. They’re like a box of chocolates. This week, we’ll take a look at Long Islander Stacey Smith’s top recs. Enjoy! Comedians You Need to Follow Today: – Amy Sedaris (Her book Hospitality under the Influence and her series Stranger with Candy?…

BILL MAHER EXPLAINS VOTER SUPPRESSION

In a piece that would feel at home in Pep and Greg’s Lock Him Up show, Maher compares voter suppression to an obstacle game show like Wipeout. Very funny and (unfortunately) very accurate. Lock Him Up, by the way, plays only until election night November 3! 

DONALD TRUMP INSULTS DR. FAUCI

Jimmy Kimmel explains what’s dumb about that and Trump’s latest silliness in this funny clip. Plus Trump will fix your bathroom appliances! 

MICHELLE BUTEAU

While travel may be limited, and your vacation plans have most likely been soiled, Michelle Buteau makes it possible to forget the turmoil of 2020, and escape to a comedy Utopia. Well, a comedy Buteaupoia. Buteau’s recent Netflix special couldn’t have come at a better time. When the world needed high-energy positivity and kindness, the…

DONALD TRUMP IS BROKE!

We weren’t exactly shocked, but we were surprised that Donald Trump is $400 million in debt and spends $70.000 a year on his hair. Obviously with that he should have spent more. Trevor Noah brings you up to speed on the latest breaking news. 

BILL MAHER ON POLITICAL POWER

The news is not all funny on the latest New Rules from Bill Maher, but these are the times we live in. If you have power, you can amass even more power. For those who had objections to Hillary Clinton, they don’t look so important now, do they?    Also on that show, a very interesting discussion on police policies and reform with Bill and two (black) pundits. See that second clip here: 

WHY YOU SHOULD BE INTERESTED IN THE U.S. SUPREME COURT

Seth brings you up to date with the U.S. situation after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It’s important, scandalous and (of course) very funny.   Watch this now!   

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