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Unfunny comedy is painful to watch. Leftist propaganda unfunny comedy is even worse. ABC’s late-night host, unfunny comedian Jimmy Kimmel, is an example of what happens when talking points are substituted for punchlines.
On Tuesday, Kimmel thought he had a great opportunity to mock MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell in person on his show, “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” At Kimmel’s request, Lindell appeared for the interview inside an arcade claw machine filled with stuffed animals.
It appears Kimmel assumed the prop would enhance the shtick he planned to hurl at Lindell. Instead, Kimmel’s stunt came across as contrived and poorly conceived. Lindell transcended the setting with good humor and good sense, not at all diminished by the gimmick.
In November 2022, Kimmel admitted his choice to offer leftism instead of laughs hurt his career. “I have lost half of my fans — maybe more than that,” he said.
Kimmel wasn’t joking about that. Forbes noted in October 2022 the ratings for “Jimmy Kimmel Live” were the lowest of the big-name late show hosts. He lost out to Fox’s “Gutfeld!” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on CBS and NBC’s “The Tonight Show.”
According to USA Today, Lindell and Kimmel started feuding in 2021 over Lindell’s concerns about the integrity of the 2020 presidential election. In his monologues, the late-night host did his bit to support the usual leftist narratives by presenting Lindell, and by extension all dissenters, as crazy or stupid.
Lindell observed back on his own streaming show, “Jimmy, your jokes aren’t funny anymore, because, you know what? People have common sense now.” He ultimately appeared in person on Kimmel’s show in April 2021.
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