Rudy Giuliani’s Rowdy 9/11 Speech Leaves Late-Night Hosts Reeling

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‘What Is He Doing?’

This weekend’s 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 assaults wouldn’t seem like excellent fodder for lighthearted late-night humor. But that was till Rudy Giuliani received concerned.

On Saturday, Giuliani turned a speech commemorating the event right into a wandering, unfunny however still-comic monologue. He impersonated Queen Elizabeth II and reminisced awkwardly about his run-ins with Prince Andrew.

Trevor Noah was certainly one of many late-night hosts who responded with baffled amusement.

“You know your speech went off the rails when people watching it are like: ‘I wish this guy would talk more about 9/11. What is he doing?’” — TREVOR NOAH

On “Late Night,” Seth Meyers mentioned there was cause to agree with the commentators who prompt that Giuliani was not in full command of his schools.

“I’m not saying Rudy was drunk, but that’s usually when guys from Brooklyn start to imitate the queen of England.” — SETH MEYERS

“I guess Rudy can add this tape to his reel of impressions if he ever auditions for ‘America’s Not Talent.’” — SETH MEYERS

Taco Bell Environmentalism

Taco Bell just lately began a program that goals to assist prospects recycle the plastic from used sauce packets by having them mail these packets again.

Noah mentioned the concept deserved factors for creativity however in all probability wouldn’t truly do a lot to assist the setting.

“This idea has all sorts of problems with it. For one thing, people who eat at Taco Bell don’t care about the environment. I mean, they don’t even care about their own bodies.” — TREVOR NOAH

“Yeah, this is a weird idea, but what did you expect? Coming up with weird ideas is Taco Bell’s whole thing. This is a place that will still wrap a soft shell around a hard shell and wrap that inside a Dorito’s chip — which is delicious, but you really think their idea to save the environment is going to make sense?” — TREVOR NOAH

The Punchiest Punchlines (M.T.A. Edition)

“At the Washington Football Team’s season opener, a pipe at the stadium burst over a group of fans, and some people said it might have been sewage. I don’t know; take a look. [Shows footage] Well, that’s a good omen for the season, you know? Washington is still looking for a team name; it’s too bad the Browns are already taken.” — JIMMY FALLON

“An investigation concluded last week that a recent M.T.A. subway outage that shut down 83 trains was caused by someone accidentally flipping a power switch. Said one man, ‘So thaaaat’s what it does.’” — SETH MEYERS

The Bits Worth Watching

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Jimmy Kimmel’s spouse, Molly McNearney, got here up with a skit that permits her to declutter their home on the similar time: It’s known as “Win Jimmy’s Crap.”

What We’re Excited About on Tuesday Night

Justice Stephen Breyer, who at 83 has been heading off calls from fellow liberals to step down, will discuss to Stephen Colbert on Tuesday. Will Colbert maintain his ft to the fireplace?

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The Metropolitan Opera carried out Verdi’s Requiem on Saturday, the corporate’s first time enjoying inside its theater since March 2020.Credit…Richard Termine/Met Opera

Anthony Tommasini, The Times’s chief classical music critic, gave an enthusiastic assessment to the primary efficiency on the Metropolitan Opera because the begin of the coronavirus pandemic: a staging on Saturday of Verdi’s Requiem in commemoration of 9/11.