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Matt Wilstein

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  • Cashay
  • Mediaite

Recent articles by Matt:

Wanda Sykes Hammers Facebook for Taking Trump Back

The ‘Daily Show’ guest host shared her take on the real reason Meta has decided to let Trump return to Facebook and Instagram. → Read More

Stephen Colbert Exposes Tucker Carlson’s Creepy M&Ms Fetish

‘The Late Show’ host broke down just how bizarre it was that the candy company retired their “spokescandies” just because they no longer “turned on” the Fox News star. → Read More

Wanda Sykes Mocks Trump’s Eulogy for Diamond of ‘Diamond and Silk’ on ‘Daily Show’

“Normally, I don’t find funerals funny,” this week’s ‘Daily Show’ guest host joked before tearing into Trump’s awkward speech over the weekend. → Read More

George Santos Is NOT Impressed With His Late-Night Impersonators

Ironically, the lying congressman did a spot-on Trump impression in a tweet criticizing his late-night impersonators. → Read More

‘Parks and Rec’s’ Leslie Knope and April Ludgate Crash SNL

It was a ‘Parks and Rec’ reunion on Saturday night when Amy Poehler’s Leslie Knope joined Aubrey Plaza’s April Ludgate on “Weekend Update.” → Read More

SNL Brilliantly Parodies ‘The White Lotus’ With ‘Black Lotus’

“Coming soon to HBO, ‘Black Lotus’: All the decadence, all the intrigue, none of the foolishness.” → Read More

Bowen Yang Nails Lying Drag Queen George Santos on SNL

The congressman initially denied performing in drag, adding, “whoever did, though, was very, very good at it and won many, many pageants.” → Read More

Ex-NFL Coach Tony Dungy Invokes Damar Hamlin’s Near Death to Demand End to Abortion

Speaking at the March for Life rally in Washington, D.C., Tony Dungy attempted to draw a parallel between Damar Hamlin’s collapse and the termination of unborn fetuses. → Read More

Leslie Jones Goes Off on ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith for Dissing Rihanna

“You know what, Stephen A. Smith?” the “Daily Show” guest host said. “You need to act like your hairline and back the f*ck off!” → Read More

Leslie Jones Hilariously Mocks That MLK Statue in ‘Daily Show’ Debut

As the first of several guest-hosts after Trevor Noah’s departure, the SNL alum came out swinging with her take on Boston’s recently unveiled monument to Martin Luther King Jr. → Read More

Chelsea Handler Swipes at Ellen and James Corden at Critics’ Choice Awards

The comedian delivered some harsh punchlines about her fellow talk show hosts during her opening monologue at the Critics’ Choice Awards. → Read More

How Stephen Colbert Knows George Santos Is Definitely Going to Resign

The “Late Show” host broke down the latest barrage of lies from the freshman Republican and predicted that he would be out of office soon. → Read More

Prince Harry to Stephen Colbert: Diana Would Never Have Let Things Get This Bad

In a tequila-enhanced sit-down with Stephen Colbert, Prince Harry opened up about his “fractured” relationship with his brother and how things might be different had Diana lived. → Read More

Eddie Murphy Delivers Perfect Will Smith Joke at Golden Globes

The comedy legend capped his lifetime achievement award acceptance speech with an epic and unexpected punchline. → Read More

Jimmy Kimmel Fires Back at Trump for Calling Him ‘Untalented Fool’

“Wow, you’d think being the father of Eric and Don Jr. he'd have more sympathy for ‘untalented fools,’” the late-night host joked. → Read More

Watch: GOP Rep Lunges at Matt Gaetz, Has to Be Restrained

The Alabama Republican had to be held back by his face after lunging towards Matt Gaetz following Friday night’s vote. → Read More

Jimmy Kimmel Brutally Mocks Nose-Picking George Santos

“Imagine being so toxic, not even Matt Gaetz wants to sit next to you,” the late-night host joked. → Read More

Seth Meyers: Kevin McCarthy Deserves ‘Embarrassing’ Defeat

The ‘Late Night’ host luxuriated in the irony of McCarthy spending years “ingratiating” himself to Donald Trump only to get stopped in his tracks by the MAGA movement. → Read More

Tom Cruise Ends 2022 by Hurtling Towards Earth for ‘Mission: Impossible’

The actor used his latest death-defying stunt to thank fans for showing up to “Top Gun: Maverick.” → Read More

Cecily Strong Leaves SNL With One Last, Tearful ‘Weekend Update’ Farewell

After 11 seasons in the cast, Cecily Strong said goodbye to ‘Saturday Night Live’ in the final episode of 2022. → Read More