Monday, August 15, 2016


Feeling Rebloggy

It’s a real shame The Nightly Show won’t have the chance to work toward striking a balance between appealing to a wider audience and doing its own thing. The show has had its bumps — the roundtables in particular never got quite the amount of time they needed to be effective — but there truly is no one else like Wilmore in late night right now.

Wilmore is frank, and unafraid to piss people off, even if they’re sitting in his own studio audience. Notably, he was one of the first late-night hosts to immediately and unequivocally condemn Bill Cosby as the accusations against the comedian piled up, a position from which he has never once wavered. When he reminds you he has no time for bullshit, he does it with a wry grin.

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