Trump’s televised meeting with various black influencers on Monday morning was met with widespread incredulity when the President referred to the 19th century writer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass as “an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I notice.” Desus said that Trump seems to think Douglass is “someone who works on the 17th floor.” Mero, warming to the topic, impersonated Trump defending himself: “What do you mean I don’t know who he is?
Viceland has you covered with Desus & Mero. Desus Nice and The Kid Mero have developed their popular podcast into a late-night show that’s a little rough around the edges. Although they don’t have a traditional monologue, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero do crack jokes about current events.
Desus, 34, and Mero, 32, sprawling in armchairs on a set with a taxidermied bear gazing placidly behind them — is inviting, intriguing. Desus and Mero have opinions about everything, from Trump’s neckties (Desus: “Our president-elect cannot tie a tie.
Imagine the sanctimonious marriage between MTV’s Jackass with YouTube’s endless supply of reaction videos and you’re on track to understanding the absurdities of Viceland’s stoner-millennial series Traveling the Stars: Ancient Aliens With Action Bronson.