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Hasan Minhaj returns with Patriot Act

Hasan Minhaj returns with <em>Patriot Act</em>

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 11/01/18 In today’s society, learning about politics is tiring and emotionally draining, but Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj is making the act of learning about today’s current political climate something that can both entertain, inform and motivate viewers to learn more. This show premiered on Netflix with two episodes this […]

Talk show hosts react to Trump election victory

Talk show hosts react to Trump election victory

By Josiah Martin | Staff Writer On the night of and day after the 2016 presidential election, late night television hosts, almost all of whom had predicted or hoped for a Hillary Clinton victory, offered some closing thoughts on the campaign and a look toward the future of our country. Let’s take a look at […]

Editorial: Politicians after your entertainment

Editorial: Politicians after your entertainment

By Sean Ray | A&E Editor Election years may be a dour time for most people, filled with arguments on Facebook and non-stop campaign ads, but for the entertainment industry, presidential runs are veritable goldmines. Satirists like Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee take joy in skewering candidates whenever they get the chance. Video games like […]

New Stephen Colbert leaves ‘Report’ behind

New Stephen Colbert leaves ‘Report’ behind

By Zachary Landau | the Duquesne Duke Last week, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” debuted to an audience of 6.6 million viewers according to the Nielsen ratings company. The show featured guests George Clooney and potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush (R), as well as a special cameo from fellow late-night host Jimmy Fallon. The […]

Letterman leaves The Late Show, Colbert to take over

By Jillian Power | Student Columnist For those of you who don’t own a computer with a working Internet connection (I’m looking at you, DUQnet), Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman as the host of The Late Show once Letterman’s contract expires in 2015. If your first reaction to the news was, “wait, didn’t they […]