Amy Schumer teamed up with Bill Nye this week for a scathing take on people who say random happenings are a sign from “the universe” regarding their behavior.
“You know how I’ve been f*cking my married boss for like six months?” Schumer’s character tells a friend, explaining that while she was worried the man would never leave his wife, she divined a message from seeing a woman in her yoga class wearing a shirt that said, “Chill.”
“I was just like, ‘This is so the universe telling me, Girl just like, keep f*cking your married boss,’ right?” a relieved Schumer says.
Meanwhile, Nye appears in a “spaceship” reminiscent of the one featured in Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos, mockingly upending scientific convention by revealing that the universe is really less complex than people have been led to believe.
“Try to imagine the universe as a giant dream board on which women pin their wishes,” he says.
Of course, even the “Science Guy” has his limits — in this case, Schumer’s friend arguing that having to watch news coverage of a fatal cyclone is really “the universe” telling her she should keep watching New Girl on Hulu.
“That just makes no f*cking sense,” an exasperated Nye says. “I mean, that’s just bullsh*t.”
Watch Nye and Schumer’s Cosmos spoof — note: language is NSFW — as posted online below.
[h/t The Verge]
Meghan McCain gets schooled after complaining Brett Kavanaugh was treated worse than Al Franken
Meghan McCain noticed the asymmetry in the accusations of sexual misconduct against Al Franken and Brett Kavanaugh, even if she overlooked how those allegations eventually played out.
"The View" tackled a New Yorker piece published by Jane Mayer, who believes the Minnesota Democrat was "railroaded" out of the U.S. Senate over sexual harassment claims, and McCain said Democrats had no choice but to force him to resign.
"Imagine him questioning Brett Kavanaugh at the time," McCain said, "which by the way, the writer who wrote this article, Jane Mayer, wrote a 2018 piece about allegations of Brett Kavanaugh that's been panned because the only corroborating witness said he had heard the story but he didn't remember it now, so it's very tricky."
Fox & Friends host warns immigration could ‘destroy the color of — the culture of our country’
"Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade had to quickly correct himself on Tuesday after he said he feared that immigration into the United States could "destroy the color of" the country.
During a discussion on immigration with guest Douglas Murray, Kilmeade accused Democrats of advocating for "open borders" and said that they were using charges of racism to deflect from criticisms of their policies.
"If you are against open borders or if you are concerned about immigration, you're racist, sexist, misogynist, whatever," Kilmeade complained. "Which you're -- it doesn't matter -- we're not talking color, we're talking culture."
MSNBC’s Morning Joe wants to know why Mueller went easy on Don Trump Jr: ‘Why wasn’t he investigated?’
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough said special counsel Robert Mueller had some big questions to answer to assure Americans that the rule of law still existed.
The "Morning Joe" host asked NBC News reporter Carol Lee about her new report asking why Donald Trump Jr. had not been questioned as part of the special counsel probe, and h laid out the biggest questions facing Mueller ahead of his congressional testimony.
"There are only three questions that most Americans want the answer to," Scarborough said. "Was there obstruction, was there collusion and would Donald Trump have been indicted had he not been the president of the United States? Those are three pretty simple questions, but I don't think he'll -- I don't think you'll get the answers tomorrow, sadly."