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Jessica Williams Investigates Love Across Political Party Lines

Jessica Williams filed a new Daily Show report last night about what she calls the "worst kind of mixed marriage," or when Americans cruelly betray their political party by marrying someone who does not share all of their political stances and beliefs. Thankfully most of the people Williams attempted to romantically match up weren't as open-minded as that old, happily married couple she interviews in the beginning who have been nothing but traitors to their parties for 34 years and counting.

Kristen Schaal Is an Ally of Subway Manspreaders Everywhere

The New York City subway system recently took on the issue of "manspreading," and during last night's Daily Show, Women's Issues Correspondent Kristen Schaal appeared to share her unlikely take on it: "As a woman who has struggled her entire life to keep her knees together, I am your ally."

Jeff Goldblum, Garry Shandling, and Judd Apatow Trade Therapist Stories

Here's a clip from Judd Apatow's second Late Late Show episode as guest host last week featuring guests Jeff Goldblum and Garry Shandling, where it's revealed that Shandling has had the same therapist as both of the other guys in the past — one who doubled as Goldblum's wedding officiant, and another who Shandling ditched without giving Apatow a heads up.

Ricky Velez and Larry Wilmore Explain the History of US/Cuba Relations on 'The Nightly Show'

Last night's Nightly Show took on the recent diplomatic talks between the US and Cuba, so Larry Wilmore invited correspondent and "Cuba expert" Ricky Velez to the desk to provide some historical context to the two countries' evolving relationship. Wilmore breaks it down even better: "You know who Cuba is to us? You know that uncle that your parents had a falling out with like 50 years ago? Nobody knows what really happened, rumors are my dad tried to kill him a couple times, but he's got this real cool beach house right down the street and you see those little pictures of the crazy parties he used to have [...]

Nick Kroll Looks Back on Some 'Kroll Show' Fan Encounters on 'Late Night'

Nick Kroll was a guest on last night's Late Night, where he chatted with Seth Meyers about his decision to end Kroll Show, what his post-Kroll Show plans are, and what it's like to meet the real Bobby Bottleservices around the country who are fans of his show.

Letterman Asks John Oliver Why He Tasered Himself in Afghanistan

John Oliver was a guest on last night's Late Show, where he gave a detailed account of what it was like to voluntarily tase himself twice with a one-man audience in Afghanistan: "It hurts exactly as much as you'd think shooting yourself with electricity unnecessarily hurts." Watch another clip from the interview below:

David Letterman Sends Jay Leno an Invitation to Appear on 'Late Show'

Longtime late night nemeses David Letterman and Jay Leno might have a chat before Letterman exits Late Show in May. TV Insider is reporting that reps from Late Show have reached out to Leno with an invitation to appear as a guest on the show before it ends its run on CBS, but Leno has yet to formally accept the offer. Leno and Letterman most recently reunited in a 2010 Late Show Super Bowl ad with Oprah, but the last time Leno appeared as Letterman's late night guest was May 7, 1992 prior to the premiere of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Leno said last year [...]

John Oliver Auditions for the '50 Shades of Grey' Sequel

Ahead of the season 2 Last Week Tonight premiere on February 8th, here's a brand new web exclusive featuring John Oliver giving a "condescending half-hearted apology" for his recent #NotMyChristian Twitter campaign after it was announced that Jamie Dornan was cast as Christian Grey in the 50 Shades of Grey movie. Despite the fact that the movie has already been filmed and Oliver has never read the book, he records an on-the-spot audition to prove that he's the "epitome of male beauty" and deserves the lead role in the inevitable sequel.

Adam Sandler, Lena Dunham, Maria Bamford, and Judd Apatow Talk OCD on 'Late Late Show'

Judd Apatow guest-hosted last night's Late Late Show, and he brought along an all-star guest lineup: Adam Sandler, Lena Dunham, and Maria Bamford. Watch the four discuss their OCD issues above, then check out Apatow's cold open with his daughter below:

'The Nightly Show's Second Episode Tackles the Bill Cosby Rape Allegations

Larry Wilmore wasn't joking when he said that The Nightly Show would tackle controversial topics "without a net" considering last night's episode was entirely devoted to the growing list of rape allegations against Bill Cosby. Here's a clip of Wilmore debating the Cosby allegations with panelists Jamilah Lemieux, Kathleen Madigan, Baratunde Thurston, and Keith Robinson, in which Wilmore gets to the heart of the issue: "People are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. However, this is the court of public opinion, and this is my show, and that fucker did it." Also: "The proof is common sense, for Christ's sake. We don't have to turn [...]

Watch a Special Super Bowl Edition of "Clueless Gamer" with Conan O'Brien

For the latest installment of Conan's "Clueless Gamer" on the upcoming Mortal Kombat X, O'Brien decided to make it even more competitive by traveling down to Phoenix to review the game with the Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch and the New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski. Near the end, the guys teach O'Brien how to create his very own touchdown dance, which involves saying "Farewell, chumps!" and rocking the football to sleep.

Louis C.K. and Letterman Talk Disappointed Fans, The Comedy Store, and His New Standup Special

Here's a clip from Louis C.K.'s visit to last night's Late Show, where he and Letterman talked about how it feels to disappoint fans in the audience while performing standup ("The more people you reach and the more people that see you, the more people are gonna think that you suck") and how C.K. recorded his new standup special at The Comedy Store despite never getting a full audition with owner Mitzi Shore. Watch C.K. offer his two cents on the New England Patriots' deflated balls controversy, as well as a five-minute preview of Live at the Comedy Store, below:

Fred Armisen Announces the Charlie Chaplin Photo Awareness Festival on 'Late Night'

During last night's Late Night, Seth Meyers checked in with band leader Fred Armisen to ask about his latest project "Charlie Fest," an all-day music festival that hopes to raise awareness of pictures of Charlie Chaplin, particularly for younger people who might not be aware that there are Chaplin photos out there. It's tough work, but Armisen seems up to the task.

Conan O'Brien Visits the Taco Bell Test Kitchens

Conan O'Brien recently decided to use his power and influence to make some dreams come true for Conan IT guy and Taco Bell superfan Chris Hayes by taking him on an exclusive trip to the Taco Bell headquarters and test kitchens. Not only do they learn about the rich history of Taco Bell in the Taco Bell museum and visit the employees' "sensory panel," but they get to hang out in the "innovation kitchen" and create their very own Taco Bell menu items — O'Brien creates two instant classics with the "La Cone-A" and the "O'Taco."