There's Something Missing From This 'Vanity Fair' Photo Spread

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Ten dudes laughing and wearing suits, from Photo / Sam Jones

This is the lead photo the magazine chose to run for its feature on the current crop of late-night TV hosts, under the headline "Why Late-Night Television Is Better Than Ever."

A lot of the people pictured are indeed very funny and talented, which is ostensibly why they are paid many millions of dollars to appear on television every night, a job that in turn amplifies their voices and casts their opinions and faces and politics as representative of Americans everywhere. We just can't put our finger on what seems so jarring about this photo!

Anyone have any ideas?

Samantha Bee's late-night show, Full Frontal, premieres on TBS in January.