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Colin Quinn | Criminal Charges in Trump Election Case Could Be Imminent, Atlanta DA Says: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at Trump losing his mind in a series of unhinged social media posts as the district attorney investigating his attempt to overturn the Georgia election results revealed in court that she’s close to announcing possible indictments in the case. Then, Colin Quinn talks about the difference between small talk and talk show talk and why he thinks society is making a mistake by not teaching small talk to children. See Privacy Policy at and...


Hilary Duff | Santos and Trump Scandals Keep Getting Worse for GOP; FBI Searches Biden's Home: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at the Justice Department discovering more classified items at President Biden's home, prompting Republicans to criticize Biden despite dismissing the much larger cache of stolen documents that Trump refused to return. Then, Hilary Duff talks about being a mother to three children, her family's hostage situation-themed holiday card and her work on How I Met Your Father. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at...


Kenan Thompson | GOP in Chaos as George Santos Scandal Gets Crazier, Greene and Boebert Fight: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at the rolling GOP meltdown that began with the party’s humiliating speaker vote, including Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene fighting in a bathroom, serial liar George Santos facing calls to resign and Donald Trump getting ready to rejoin Facebook and Twitter. Then, Kenan Thompson reflects on his 20 years with Saturday Night Live, reuniting with Kel Mitchell in an SNL sketch with Keke Palmer and saying goodbye to cast members. See Privacy Policy at...


Jonathan Lemire | GOP Caught in Classified Docs Hypocrisy as Trump Admits He Took "Keepsakes"

Seth takes a closer look at Republicans putting several far-right extremists who tried to overthrow the 2020 election, including Marjorie Taylor Greene, on key committees with the power to investigate the White House. Then, Jonathan Lemire talks about his show Way Too Early with Jonathan Lemire kicking off at 5 a.m., Trump and Biden's classified document scandals and George Santos' lies. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at...


Leslie Jones | Trump Freaks Out over Criminal Probes, Calls Special Counsel "a Terrorist": A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at Donald Trump freaking out over his many criminal probes and Republicans salivating over the discovery of a small number of classified documents in Joe Biden's home and private office. Then, Leslie Jones talks about filming Our Flag Means Death in New Zealand and how she met her podcast partner, Lenny Marcus, then shares a story about meeting someone she thought was Al Pacino. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at...


Anna Kendrick | How Biden and Trump Classified Docs Cases Differ; Fox's Gas Stove Freakout: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at Attorney General Merrick Garland appointing a special counsel to look into the classified documents that were found at Biden's home and office from his time as vice president. Then, Anna Kendrick talks about her Hot Ones experience with Sean Evans, making her directorial debut with the film The Dating Game and her obsession with Love Is Blind. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at...


Gerard Butler | Unhinged House GOP Wants to Impeach Biden, Claims Left Is Canceling Cowboys: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at the slim new Republican majority in the House trying to move on after last week's unprecedented meltdown with incredibly weak Speaker Kevin McCarthy, who has openly admitted he is indebted to Trump for his position. Then, Gerard Butler talks about spending New Year's Eve in Times Square to see Duran Duran, burning his face with phosphoric acid while filming Plane and making a wedding video for a 13-year-old boy he saved years ago. See Privacy Policy at...


Allison Williams | Chaos and a Near-Brawl as McCarthy Humiliates Himself to Win Speaker Vote: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at Republicans in the House finally electing Kevin McCarthy as speaker after McCarthy acquiesced to the demands of extreme members in a stunning and humiliating turn of events that nearly led to a physical brawl on the House floor. Then, Allison Williams talks about her parents' love of being grandparents, Jason Blum dressing up as M3GAN for the film's premiere, experiencing the audience's reactions for the first time, using three different versions of the M3GAN doll...


Late Night Lit: Brandon Kyle Goodman | Louise Kennedy

On this month's edition of Late Night Lit, our podcast devoted to all things literature, Late Night's Sarah Jenks-Daly talks to two great writers. First, she chats with Brandon Kyle Goodman, activist, actor and author of You Gotta Be You: How to Embrace This Messy Life and Step Into Who You Really Are. She then speaks with Louise Kennedy, author of the moving new novel Trespasses. Finally, Late Night staffer Elisabeth Roberts offers a book recommendation. See Privacy Policy at...


Jordan Peele | Boebert and Hannity Clash, Republicans Turn On Trump Amid GOP Speaker Chaos: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at the humiliating Republican meltdown in the House leaving one of two chambers of Congress in total paralysis as Republicans and Fox News hosts bicker with each other, stab each other in the backs and call each other names. Then, Jordan Peele discusses working with Keke Palmer on his movie Nope, curating a series of films for The Lost Rider: A Chronicle of Hollywood Sacrifice and his admiration for Corey Feldman. See Privacy Policy at and...


Roy Wood Jr. | Amber Says What: Nepo Babies, AI Portraits and Andrew Tate's Arrest

Late Night writer Amber Ruffin recaps what's happening in pop culture news. Then, Roy Wood Jr. discusses the House struggling to elect Kevin McCarthy as House speaker, Trevor Noah's departure from The Daily Show and why he's nervous to work with Chelsea Handler on the show. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at


Michael Shannon | McCarthy Humiliated by Failed Speaker Vote as House GOP Explodes into Chaos: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at Republicans exploding into absolute chaos on what was supposed to be their first day in charge of the House of Representatives when far-right MAGA members blocked GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy from winning enough votes to become Speaker on the first two ballots. Then, Michael Shannon shares where he would go if he had a time machine, talks about what it was like to grow up in Kentucky and discusses playing George Jones in George & Tammy. See Privacy Policy at...


Lily Collins | Trump's Pathetic "Major Announcement" Is a Major Dud; GOP Coup Texts Leaked: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at newly unearthed texts from the phone of Trump's former chief of staff revealing that many of the key plotters behind the coup attempt on January 6 were sitting members of Congress. Lily Collins talks about being able to finally celebrate Emily in Paris, filming a screaming scene with Larry David for Curb Your Enthusiasm and her last-minute attempt to find a dentist to fix her tooth. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at...


Janelle Monáe | GOP Spins Conspiracy Theories About Arrest of FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at disgraced cryptocurrency mogul Sam Bankman-Fried being arrested and charged with eight criminal counts after the collapse of FTX, while Republicans claim the arrest is a ploy to keep him from testifying to Congress. Then, Janelle Monáe talks about being nominated for a Critics Choice Award for Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, the writer and director of Glass Onion, Rian Johnson, hosting murder mystery parties while filming and her idea for a reboot of The...


Aubrey Plaza | Trump Disappears into Seclusion; Greene Says She Would've "Won" Jan. 6 Riot: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at far-right congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene joking that they would have been "armed" and would have "won" if her and Steve Bannon had been in charge of the January 6 insurrection. Then, Aubrey Plaza talks about receiving a Golden Globe nomination for The White Lotus, shares how it felt to keep secrets about the show and clears up what really happened on her hike with Meghann Fahy in Italy. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy...


Chris Hayes | Fox and GOP Turn on Trump — and Each Other — After Walker’s Loss in Georgia: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at MAGA Republican Herschel Walker losing a key race in Georgia to Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock. Then, Chris Hayes talks about the Trump Organization being found guilty on all 17 counts of tax fraud, the Georgia Senate runoff election and why he thinks Trump's power over the Republican Party is weakening. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at


Janelle James | Trump Calls for Constitution to Be Terminated After "Twitter Files" Dud

Seth takes a closer look at the Republican Party finally coming out in full force to condemn Donald Trump after he called for the Constitution to be "terminated" after expressing support for the January 6 insurrectionists. Then, Janelle James talks about the success of Abbott Elementary, her embarrassing encounter with Travis Barker at a GQ party and making the transition from stand-up comedy to acting. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at...


Late Night Lit: Seth Reiss | Hilary Meyers

This month's episode of Late Night's literary podcast features interviews with Seth Reiss, a Late Night writer who co-wrote the screenplay for the new film The Menu, as well as some book recommendations from Seth's mom Hilary Meyers. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at


Amber Ruffin & Lacey Lamar | Trump Whines After Garland Appoints Special Counsel to Investigate Him: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at Attorney General Merrick Garland appointing a special counsel to oversee the Justice Department's investigations of Trump while Trump responds by spending the last few days whining that he's a "victim" of political persecution. Then, Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar talk about their second book, The World Record Book of Racist Stories, share an incident that happened at a car dealership and how they got their mom to tell her own stories in their book. See Privacy...


David Duchovny | House GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene Problem; Herschel Walker’s Vampire Story: A Closer Look

Seth takes a closer look at Republicans narrowly wining back the House of Representatives, meaning they’ll have to navigate the next two years with a very small majority, which will likely cause chaos and empower fringe extremists like Marjorie Taylor Greene. Then, David Duchovny talks about watching Prince do a soundcheck for his 1999 Tour, his movie The Estate and having to select a prosthetic penis off of a tray for his character. See Privacy Policy at and...