James Corden Says Amazon Could Finally Put New York on the Map
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New York and D.C.?
James Corden razzed Amazon on Tuesday for the anticlimactic news that it would set up new headquarters in New York and the Washington metro area.
After a long decision-making process that saw cities across the United States vying for Amazon’s selection, the tech giant announced that it was going with two of the most obvious options.
“After a yearlong search that drew interest from hundreds of cities across the country, Amazon has announced the location of their brand-new second headquarters will be split between New York City and Northern Virginia. And I gotta say, I really think this could be the thing that finally puts New York on the map.” — JAMES CORDEN
“Amazon was just going to go with New York, but then at the bottom of the page they saw: ‘People who buy New York also buy Northern Virginia,’ and they were like, ‘Yeah, why not?’” — JAMES CORDEN
Moderate Role Play
Stephen Colbert welcomed the news that Kyrsten Sinema, a Democrat, had won the Arizona Senate race. But he poked fun at the senator-elect for her reputation as a pragmatist and a centrist.
“Simena is a former Green Party activist who has become a moderate member of Congress, which led her opponent, Republican Martha McSally, to claim she was just ‘pretending to be a centrist.’ Pretending to be a centrist — that is the lamest role play. ‘Oh yeah, baby, you pretend to be a centrist; I’ll pretend to be an undecided voter. You just maintain that status quo, you find that middle ground, you hear? You reach across the aisle.’” — STEPHEN COLBERT
‘What Were These Kids Even Thinking?’
Trevor Noah showed a picture of a group of high-school boys in Wisconsin that made headlines after circulating on social media. In the photo, taken earlier this year before a high school prom, almost every one of the more than 60 boys is shown giving what appears to be a Nazi salute.
“First of all, congratulations to that one kid. Second, yes, this is where we are in 2018: We’re congratulating a kid for not being a Nazi.” — TREVOR NOAH
“What were these kids even thinking? They had to know that the photo was going to get out — and there aren’t enough jobs in the Trump administration for all of them.” — TREVOR NOAH
The Punchiest Punchlines (Street-Food Edition)
“Health inspectors will give New York street food vendors letter grades, so if you see a streetcar with the letters A, B or C, that’s just the type of hepatitis you’ll get.” — JIMMY FALLON, discussing a new citywide policy
“CNN has filed a lawsuit against President Trump after the White House suspended reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass. Really? You want to go after Trump with a lawsuit? That guy lives for lawsuits! He’s been served more than the Big Mac. Trying to sue him is like trying to drown a fish.” — SETH MEYERS
The Bits Worth Watching
Jimmy Kimmel turned 51 on Tuesday. A random Seattle woman has been holding a party to celebrate Kimmel’s big day for years. She’s not really a fan — she just needed an excuse to party one day, and an annual tradition was born.
Wherein Seth Meyers gets some “alternative” answers out of President Trump:
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Melissa McCarthy and Mark Wahlberg will both join Corden on “The Late Late Show” on Wednesday.
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