“He is weathering the most tumultuous period in his tenure there — a predicament for which he has himself to thank, and one that raises the question of whether the multitalented but apolitical Mr. Fallon can ride out the current era of politicized, choose-your-side entertainment, when he just wants to have a good time.” Trump changes everything. And that includes late night TV. Can a comic who wants to change the subject succeed in this news environment? Dave Itzkoff in the NYT: Jimmy Fallon Was on Top of the World. Then Came Trump.

+ NPR: Can You Copyright Your Dumb Joke?