One of the clever things that Stephen Colbert and the writers of “The Colbert Report” have become experts at is the ability to slam a person in a way that might actually sound complimentary if you weren’t listening closely enough.
You knew that as soon as “The Daily Show” hit the air this week that they were going to address Rush Limbaugh calling Sandra Fluke a “slut.” And they did with full guns blazing; Jon Stewart even expressed that “he’s a terrible person” at some point during the show-opening bit about the incident.
William Shatner has been doing a lot of interviews to promote his one-man Broadway show “Shatner’s World” — then again, he seems to be constantly doing interviews about something or other — but for one reason or another, he’s never gone on “The Colbert Report.” That changed last night.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the blessing of Maurice Sendak, Stephen Colbert is releasing a children’s book. Grand Central Publishing said Tuesday that it will publish “I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)” on May 8. In a two-part “Colbert Report” segment that aired last month, Colbert previewed the book with “Where the Wild […]
With a nod of tribute to his ailing mother, Stephen Colbert returned to the air Monday. Colbert was back hosting “The Colbert Report,” which last week mysteriously canceled the tapings of two episodes.
A representative for Stephen Colbert says “The Colbert Report” will return Monday after a sudden break due to the ailing health of the star’s mother.
According to Mediaite, last night’s taping was canceled, as well as the taping scheduled for tonight. No reason was given for why production was suspended.
Florida governor Rick Scott recently signed a bill into law that would have required people on public assistance to take a drug test before getting their welfare benefits. That law made the folks at “The Daily Show” scratch their heads, so they sent Aasif Mandvi down to the Sunshine State to look into it.
If you didn’t believe in the power of fake punditry, then the disclosure forms filed last night by Stephen Colbert and his Colbert Super PAC may make you think otherwise. According to the filing, the Super PAC, officially named “Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow,” has raised just over one million dollars to date. In […]
When Herman Cain, who dropped out of the GOP presidential race before primary season started, got one percent of the South Carolina primary vote on Saturday, it was pretty easy to figure out how that happened: He got the Colbert Bump. Stephen Colbert and his SuperPAC encouraged voters that a vote for Cain was a […]