A Children’s Treasury Of Late Night Hosts Trashing The Rio Olympics
June 29 / Rick Chandler / SportsGrid
The Rio Olympics has changed its logo from three guys holding hands to two guys mugging the other guy, at least according to CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night. With the Summer Games only 37 days away, it looks to be the greatest Olympics ever ... if by greatest ever you mean fraught with crime, pollution and mismanagement.
Mainstream news channels are doing their best to keep up with everything wrong with Rio 2016, but if you want the full rundown, turn to late night comedy as always. Here are some of our favorite segments.
@Midnight, Comedy Central, 6/23:
Late Show with Stephen Colbert, CBS, 6/29:
"Leading to Brazil's newest tourist slogan: 'Brazil, come for the sport, stay 'cause you're dead.' "