One might expect Jerry Seinfeld's latest edition of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, "2018: Freshly Brewed," on Netflix to get political, since comedians just can't seem to help themselves right now in jumping on the Trump bashing train, so I was pleasantly surprised to find the focus on funny instead of on politics. In fact, when guests tried to get political, Seinfeld quickly shut them down, or - shock - they talked about liberal intolerance!
Much of the damage people on both left and right feared President Donald Trump would do hasn’t come to pass. But he may leave us something infinitely worse than high taxes or bruised international feelings: President Baldwin..
Comedienne Michelle Wolf is a hero, according to media and Hollywood figures who are racing to defend her recent outrageous statements, regardless of how the rest of America reacts.
Less than a year after Kathy Griffin was pictured holding a fake bloodied, severed head of Donald Trump last May, the far-left comedian claims that the president has a “vendetta” against her and personally ordered Secret Service agents to investigate her. Griffin made the accusations while a guest on ABC’s Start Here podcast after host Brad Mielke asked her if the President took those actions just to make her life miserable. “Of course,” she replied. “You know how he works.”
In typical liberal fashion, NBC’s Will & Grace appears to really enjoy taking cheap shots at Vice President Mike Pence. Ever since it became news that Pence was quoted in a 2002 interview with The Hill saying he never dines alone with other women or attends events where alcohol is being served without his wife, the left went into “cannot process” mode like a robot gone haywire. Rather than understanding, or even celebrating, a man who makes every effort to avoid the near occasion of sin to remain faithful to his wife, they’ve instead insisted he must either be gay, a misogynist or a male predator.
I don’t know who got the bright idea to air a “sneak peek” of ABC’s newest late night talk show Sundays with Alec Baldwin on Oscar night, but with the live Academy Awards running 50 minutes late, plus local news, the show didn’t start on the East Coast until about 12:30am. This was doubly was unfortunate for Baldwin – the few people still up watching TV at that hour were quickly put to sleep by this snooze-fest.
When Donald Trump was elected the U.S. president in 2016, he understood that the positive results of that victory came with negative aspects, such as becoming an easy target for liberals and late-night comedians. One of the best-known Trump impersonators is Alec Baldwin, the Democratic activist who has portrayed him on a regular basis during Saturday Night Live, the late-night NBC program where he first portrayed the president on October 1, 2016.
It’s ironic that the people that have made money from Trump’s presidency are complaining that they don’t like their newfound source of wealth. According to Deadline Hollywood, Alec Baldwin and Michael Wolff made an appearance at New York’s Town Hall to whine about “acute Trump fatigue.”
Hollywood is trying so hard to be woke. It’s a pity actors don’t realize some of their associates are a part of the problem. Alec Baldwin, who recently tried to salvage his reputation by calling for a change in Hollywood, tweeted out his support for alleged molester Woody Allen. On his foundation’s Twitter account, Baldwin compared Dylan Farrow’s story to that of the girl in To Kill A Mockingbird, who lies about her supposed rape.
In Wednesday's New York Times, three reporters reflected on "how Washington insiders are viewing pop culture" in 2017. The most interesting take was that the Saturday Night Live "Alec Baldwin bits" on Trump this year haven't "drawn a ton of blood" in Washington. Their mockery of female Trump aides also failed to score with insiders, they declared.
Mocking Trump on SNL apparently has its perks.
For Alec Baldwin, it was the perfect career choice, since now he is now promoted on not one, not two, but three media outlets: NBC, ABC, and NPR. ABC has just teamed up with the actor to produce a talk show based on his WNYC podcast, Here’s the Thing With Alec Baldwin.
SNL’s Alec Baldwin is trying to salvage his reputation. At least, with his liberal followers. In an interview with Rolling Stone, where the actor tried to promote his satirical book, written in the voice of his character, a parody of Trump, he instead chose to rip on Trump instead. After all, straight up insults are easier (and classier) than the subtler art of satire. The nicest thing that could be said? “I mean, Trump is like a blind and drunk guy at the controls of a train.”