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  • ♪ >> STEPHEN: WELCOME BACK.

  • MY GUEST IS AN EMMY AWARD-WINNING WRITER, PRODUCER

  • AND CREATOR OF SHOWS SUCH AS "INSECURE" AND "GROWN-ISH."

  • HE NOW HOSTS A NEW TALK SHOW ON PEACOCK CALLED "WILMORE."

  • PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO "A LATE SHOW," LARRY WILMORE!

  • HELLO, LARRY, HOW ARE YOU?

  • >> HEY, STEPHEN, SO GOOD TO SEE YOU, I LOVE THE WAY YOU SAID

  • PEACOCK!

  • >> Stephen: THAT'S THE NBC STREAMING THING.

  • >> THAT'S THE NEW STREAMING THING THAT IS FREE.

  • IT COSTS NO MONEY.

  • >> Stephen: IT COSTS NO MONEY?

  • THAT'S A TOUGH BUSINESS MODEL.

  • >> THE ENTRY LEVEL IS FREE.

  • >> Stephen: CBS IS NOT ALL ACCESS ANYMORE.

  • >> PARAMOUNT PLUS.

  • >> Stephen: HAD TO PUT THAT IN THERE LEGALLY.

  • >> I THINK IT'S CBS QUESTIONABLE ACCESS.

  • ( LAUGHTER ) >> Stephen: YOU PREDICTED -- I

  • JUST WANT TO LAY SOMETHING AT YOUR FEET RIGHT HERE.

  • YOU PREDICTED IN 2016 TRUMP WOULD WIN.

  • YOU WERE ONE TO HAVE THE FEW PEOPLE THAT SAID, NOPE, THIS

  • DOESN'T SMELL RIGHT, HE'S GOING TO DO IT.

  • LAST MONTH YOU SAID THERE'S NO WHICH TRUMP IS GOING TO BEAT

  • BIDEN.

  • HOW ARE YOU FEELING ABOUT THAT PREDICTION, LARRY WILMORE?

  • >> I FEEL GOOD ABOUT IT.

  • I DON'T FEEL HE CAN BEAT BIDEN.

  • THE ONLY WAY I FEEL IS HE CAN CHEAT BIDEN IS THE OTHER PART OF

  • THAT AND IT FEELS LIKE WHAT HE'S TRYING TO DO IN PENNSYLVANIA WAS

  • AN EXAMPLE OF THAT.

  • TRYING TO STOP PEOPLE FROM ACTUALLY COUNTING THE VOTES

  • WHILE THEY'RE IN PROGRESS, STEPHEN, I'VE NEVER SEEN

  • ANYTHING LIKE THAT B, IT'S UNBELIEVABLE.

  • >> Stephen: THE ARGUMENT COULD BE MADE WE HAVE A RIGHT TO VOTE,

  • DOESN'T SAY THE RIGHT TO COUNT.

  • >> UNLESS YOU ARE THE COUNT, AND HE WOULD INCEST EVERYONE WOULD

  • COUNT.

  • >> Stephen: HE USUALLY GETS TO SEVEN AND STARTS LAUGHING AND HE

  • CAN'T COUNT ANYMORE.

  • >> HE WEARS HIMSELF OUT BECAUSE HE LAUGHS AT HIS OWN JOKES.

  • >> Stephen: THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN, I WAS TALKING WITH

  • CHARLEMAGNE THA GOD AND SAID THE CAMPAIGN REACHED OUT TO BLACK

  • MEN AND THERE WAS SOME SUCCESS THERE.

  • WERE YOU SURPRISED AND DO YOU AGREE THAT THERE WAS SOME

  • SUCCESS THERE?

  • >> WELL, I WOULD SAY THAT TRUMP HAD SUCCESS WITH BLACK MEN VOTER

  • IN THE SAME WAY THAT JUMPING GETS YOU CLOSER TO THE SUN, YOU

  • KNOW.

  • ( LAUGHTER ) I MEAN, I GUESS.

  • >> Stephen: TECHNICALLY -- TECHNICALLY.

  • >> Stephen: BUT YOU'RE NOT IN N.A.S.A.

  • >> YEAH, I MEAN, YOU KNOW, ONCE THEY ACTUALLY MEASURE IT, YOU

  • KNOW, YOU COME UP WITH REAL NUMBERS THAT GIVE YOU A LITTLE

  • MORE CONTEXT AND CLARITY.

  • >> Stephen: WHAT GIVES YOU HOPE, LARRY?

  • WHAT MAKES YOU FEEL GOOD?

  • >> THIS IS GOING TO SOUND CORNY, STEPHEN, BUT I REALLY DO BELIEVE

  • IN THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AS A WHOLE.

  • I FEEL LIKE WE HAVE BEEN RESILIENT THROUGH SO MANY

  • THINGS.

  • WE'VE HAD HORRIBLE THINGS HAPPEN THEN OUR RESILIENCY TAKES OVER.

  • IN THE '60s, WE HAD THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT, WE HAD THE CIVIL

  • RIGHTS ACT.

  • WE WENT TO THE MOON.

  • WE HAD HORRIBLE THINGS TO DEAL WITH BUT AS A GROUP WE FIND A

  • WAY.

  • STEPHEN, I'M SO INSPIRED BY OUR YOUNG PEOPLE.

  • THEY'RE INVOLVED IN WAYS I NEVER THOUGHT OF WHEN I WAS 19, 20 AND

  • THAT AGE, THE WAY THEY CARE ABOUT THE FUTURE GIVES ME HOPE.

  • >> Stephen: MY CHILDREN ARE FAR MORE SOCIALLY AND

  • POLITICALLY CONSCIOUS THAN I EVER WAS, AND I WAS A PERFECT

  • CHILD.

  • >> YES, STEPHEN, WE COULD HAVE GONE TO JAIL FOR WHAT WE JUST

  • INNOCENTLY DID BACK THEN FOR WHAT YOU CAN'T EVEN DO THESE

  • DAYS.

  • >> Stephen: RIGHT, BECAUSE THERE WOULD BE A RECORD OF IT

  • BECAUSE SOMEBODY WOULD HAVE RECORDED ME JUMPING OVER THAT

  • THING WHILE I WAS DOING THE OTHER THING AND HOLDING THAT

  • OTHER HINGE IN MY HAND.

  • >> THIS THERE'S NO EVIDENCE OF THE THING.

  • >> Stephen: NEW SHOW ON PEACOCK CALLED "WILMORE," NOT

  • YOUR FIRST FORE INTO LATE NIGHT.

  • HOW'S THAT DIFFERENT THAN ANYTHING ELSE YOU'VE DONE.

  • >> IT'S ON AIR.

  • >> Stephen: IT CAN BE WATCHED.

  • I THINK I WAS PURGED FROM COMEDY CENTRAL.

  • I CAN'T EVEN FIND THE EPISODES.

  • THE SHOW CAME ABOUT IN THE WAKE OF THE GEORGE FLOYD MOMENT, I

  • WAS TALKING TO THE PEOPLE AT PEACOCK, I'M WORKING AT

  • UNIVERSAL, AND THEY SAID IT WOULD BE GREAT TO GET ON THE AIR

  • AND RESPOND TO THIS, HAVE THAT CONVERSATION WITH AMERICA THAT

  • IT SAYS IT WANTS TO HAVE AND KIND OF BUILD THE SHOW AROUND

  • THAT.

  • SO THAT'S THE SPACE WE'RE IN.

  • KEEP IN MIND, WE'RE DOING IT AS A SPECIAL.

  • WE'RE ONLY DOING 11 EPISODES AND WE'RE USING THE ELECTIONS A WAY

  • TO HAVE THAT CONVERSATION AND THEN AFTER WE'RE DONE I THINK WE

  • HAVE THREE OR MORE EPISODES.

  • WE WANT TO SEE IF WE WANT TO DO IT AS A SERIES GOING FORWARD.

  • >> Stephen: AND THEN OBVIOUSLY THE CHRISTMAS EPISODE.

  • >> YES, OF COURSE.

  • >> Stephen: FROM HAWAII.

  • WELL, YOU SAY THAT BUT YOURS ARE LEGENDARY.

  • ( LAUGHTER ) >> Stephen: THAT'S FUN.

  • EHEY, I'VE GOT A QUESTION ABOUT THE UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATION

  • THING.

  • >> YES.

  • >> Stephen: IS THAT THIS SPRING AND THIS SUMMER I HAD A

  • LOT OF BLACK GUESTS ON THE SHOW AND WE HAD UNCOMFORTABLE

  • CONVERSATIONS AND THERE'S SORT OF THE PROVERBIAL SUGGESTION

  • FROM BLACK AMERICA TO WHITEMARK TO SAY YOU NEED TO HAVE THAT

  • UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATION, YOU NEED TO WANT THAT UNCOMFORTABLE

  • CONVERSATION, AND IT'S INCUMBENT UPON US TO BE READY FOR THAT

  • UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATION.

  • I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THE TERM UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATION.

  • I UNDERSTAND IN WAYS THAT'S UNCOMFORTABLE FOR WHITE PEOPLE.

  • IS THAT A TWO-WAY UNCOMFORTABILITY?

  • ARE BLACK PEOPLE UNCOMFORTABLE IN THEIR OWN WAY OR

  • UNCOMFORTABLE AT HOW UNCOMFORTABLE WE ARE DURING THAT

  • CONVERSATION.

  • >> THAT'S IT, EWE ONLY WANT YOU TO BE UNCOMFORTABLE.

  • IT GIVES US SO MUCH JOY.

  • >> Stephen: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED, LARRY!

  • >> STEPHEN, WE DON'T CARE ABOUT JUNETEENTH, WE WANT YOU TO FEEL

  • UNCOMFORTABLE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHY IT'S HAPPENING.

  • >> Stephen: WHY IS THERE A PICNIC HAPPENING OVER THERE?

  • >> YES, WE'VE GOT TO DO BETTER.

  • THERE'S JULYTEENTH, TOO, GUYS.

  • WHERE DID THAT COME FROM?

  • >> Stephen: TALKING ABOUT RACE, I ALREADY ASKED THAT ONE,

  • THAT'S THE BLACK PEOPLE UNCOMFORTABLE, AND SORRY ABOUT

  • THAT, I APOLOGIZE.

  • THIS PART WILL BE EDIT OUT, LARRY.

  • EXACTLY, OR LEAVE IT IN.

  • HONESTY.

  • THIS IS THE UNCOMFORTABLE PART.

  • >> I'LL USE IT ON MY SHOW, I'LL PUT IT ON PEACOCK.

  • >> Stephen: FANTASTIC.

  • NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW THIS, I HAPPEN TO KNOW THIS, BUT YOU

  • HAVE A LIFELONG HOBBY WHICH IS MAGIC.

  • >> I DO.

  • >> Stephen: WHO IS THAT OVER YOUR SHOULDER?

  • >> THAT IS HERMAN.

  • HE WAS ONE OF MY FAVORITE MAGICIANS GROWING UP.

  • THAT'S AN INTERESTING PICTURE WHERE HE HAS A YOUNG BLACK

  • ASSISTANT, AND I JUST ALWAYS LOVED THAT POSTER, YOU KNOW, SO

  • THERE YOU GO.

  • >> Stephen: HOW DID YOU FIRST GET INTO MAGIC, LARRY?

  • >> YOU KNOW, I SAW A MAGICIAN, IT WAS CALLED THE INDIAN WHITE

  • GUY.

  • IT WAS LIKE A CUB SCOUT THING.

  • IT WAS COOL, YOU LEARNED ABOUT NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE.

  • >> INDIAN SCOUTS WITH THE Y.

  • I DID THAT.

  • >> YOU GO WITH YOUR DAD OR YOUR MOM.

  • THERE WAS A MAGICIAN THERE AND MADE A ROPE WITH A KNOT AND CUT

  • IT OFF.

  • MY 7-YEAR-OLD BRAIN COULDN'T ACCEPT THAT.

  • I CUT UP SO MANY ROPES UNTIL I FIGURED OUT AT LEAST HOW I COULD

  • DO IT, AND MY PARENTS GAVE ME A MAGIC SETTLE FOR CHRISTMAS AND I

  • WAS HOOKED EVER SINCE.

  • >> Stephen: ARE YOU STILL -- OH, YEAH.

  • >> Stephen: EVEN DURING ZOOM.

  • I ALWAYS HAVE CARDS ON ME, ALWAYS PRACTICING.

  • YOU WANT TO SEE SOMETHING NOW?

  • >> Stephen: YES, I WOULD.

  • OKAY, ALL RIGHT.

  • IT'S KIND OF AWKWARD, SO AS I GO JUST SAY STOP SOMEWHERE.

  • >> Stephen: STOP.

  • RIGHT HERE?

  • >> Stephen: SURE.

  • TAKE A LOOK.

  • CAN YOU SEE THAT?

  • >> Stephen: I SEE THE CARD, YES.

  • >> KEEP IN MIND, YOU COULD HAVE CHOSEN ANY OF THE CARDS, YOU

  • COULD HAVE SAID STOP ANYWHERE.

  • MOST TO HAVE THE TIME WHEN MAGICIANS DO TRICKS, SLIGHT OF

  • HAND, SHUFFLE THE CARDS, ALL THAT KIND OF STUFF.

  • I'MT NOT GOING TO DO THAT.

  • IN FACT, WHAT I'M GOING TO DO, STEPHEN, I'M GOING TO WRAP THIS

  • DECK IN A RUBBER BAND AND NOT ALLOW MY HANDS TO DO ANY SLIGHT

  • OF HAND AT ALL.

  • AND WE'LL FIND YOUR CARD IN THE AMOUNT OF TIME IT TAKES TO

  • SAY -- MMM, HOW ABOUT PRESIDENT-ELECT BIDEN?

  • >> Stephen: THAT MAKES ME NERVOUS BUT GO AHEAD.

  • >> THAT'S THE WHOLE PLAN TO HAVE THE TRICK, TO MAKE YOU NERVOUS.

  • >> Stephen: IS THIS PART OF THE UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATION?

  • >> THIS IS IT.

  • >> Stephen: THIS IS THE ONE I'M SUPPOSED TO HAVE WITH BLACK

  • PEOPLE?

  • IT'S NOT THE SUBJECT I THOUGHT.

  • >> YOU WERE SO AFRAID OF IT.

  • >> Stephen: THIS IS ACTUALLY KIND OF FUN, OKAY.

  • >> YOU SHOULD HAVE HAD THIS MONTHS AGO.

  • I WAS TRYING TO TELL YOU WHEN YOU WEREN'T RETURNING MY CALLS.

  • IF YOU WERE NERVOUS, YOU THOUGHT I WAS CALLING YOU TO HAVE THE

  • TALK.

  • > Stephen: OKAY.

  • WHAT HAPPENS NOW.

  • ON THE COUNT OF THREE I'LL SAY PRESIDENT-ELECT BIDEN.

  • REMEMBER YOUR CARD?

  • >> Stephen: YES.

  • ONE, TWO, THREE PRESIDENT-ELECT BIDEN!

  • >> Stephen: WHOA!

  • IS THAT THE CARD?

  • >> Stephen: THAT IS.

  • THAT IS ACTUALLY IMPRESSIVE.

  • THAT'S IMPRESSIVE TO ME EVEN IF YOU KNEW WHAT MY CARD WAS JUST

  • THAT YOU COULD DO THAT IS IMPRESSIVE TO ME.

  • >> THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT.

  • >> Stephen: WOW.

  • THAT'S THE CONVERSATION WE HAD TO HAVE, STEPHEN, RIGHT

  • THERE.

  • >> Stephen: I'M SORRY I PUT IT OFF FOR SO LONG, LARRY, AND FOR

  • ALL THE OTHER THINGS THAT WHITE PEOPLE ARE SORRY FOR.

  • FOLKS, YOU CAN CATCH A NEW EPISODE OF WILMER THIS SATURDAY

  • ON PEACOCK.

  • LARRY WILMORE, EVERYBODY.

  • BACK WITH A PERFORMANCE BY LAURA BENANTI.

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