Samantha Bee’s late night show is magnificent

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The first thing I noticed about Full Frontal with Samantha Bee was the lack of a desk. That’s when I knew I was going to like this show.

An alumna of Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show, Bee has earned a reputation for being a charming and opinionated correspondent with the penchant to calmly explain abortion rights, gay rights and racism to less-than-charming elected officials and other assorted idiots. When she left The Daily Show, she took her immense talent to TBS to develop her own late night show. Enter Full Frontal.

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A short review of “Between the World and Me”

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Ta-Nehise Coates’ book Between the World and Me clocks in at a cool 150-some pages, but packs a punch like none ever seen before. The book reads like a philosopher’s stream-of-consciousness late-night writing, but the text is written as such for a reason: to make an impact. To stay with us. To keep us returning to it. To change us.

Recent years have made Coates a household name. As a writer for the Atlantic, he wrote “A Case for Reparations,” one of the most talked about magazine piece in the last decade. But Between the World and Me has made Coates a celebrity in his own right.

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