Steve Colbert Talks About Presidential Ambitions

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Colbert-Report/94816/2186440102/The-Colbert-Report-1-12-2012/embed 580 476] By ANNE FLAHERTY, AP WASHINGTON — Comedian Stephen Colbert says that just because his name won’t appear on Saturday’s ballot in South Carolina’s Republican primary doesn’t mean he couldn’t become president, or even pope, someday. In an oftentimes awkward, meandering interview on Sunday, Colbert told ABC’s “This Week” that he established […]

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Election Year Begins in Earnest as Stewart, Colbert Cover Iowa Ballot

“Indecision 2012” officially arrived this week as Tuesday’s Iowa Caucus kicked off the presidential campaign year and Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show” and Stephen Colbert’s “Colbert Report” swooped in to make mincemeat of the whole thing. Titled “The Corn Identity” (and really, “The Daily Show” is brilliant at this kind of packaging), Stewart’s coverage Wednesday night […]

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Trump Debate: Jon Stewart Thanks Jesus, But Colbert Thinks He Can Do Better

Now that Herman Cain is no longer running for president, Jon Stewart and the writers of “The Daily Show” were looking for someone to step up and supply the obvious comedic fodder that is their lifeforce. Luckily, the ever-reliable Donald Trump is always available to feed the comedy machine. And after he announced that he […]

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Colbert Rips People Magazine for Naming Bradley Cooper ‘The Sexiest Man Alive’

Add Stephen Colbert to the growing list of anti-Cooperites. On last night’s “Report,” Colbert blasted People magazine for its choice of Bradley Cooper as this year’s “Sexiest Man Alive.” Of course, Colbert isn’t alone. After People announced their pick this week, incensed Ryan Gosling fans took to the internet to voice their outrage, and even […]

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Watch: Stephen Colbert Sings ‘Lean on Me’ With Brian Eno, Michael Stipe

File this under “things you’ll only see on ‘The Colbert Report.’” In honor of R.E.M.’s recent break-up,  Stephen Colbert concluded last night’s “Report” by placing the band’s frontman, Michael Stipe, on his memorabilia bookshelf.  The two, joined by previous guest Brian Eno, then closed out the show with an improbably excellent a capella performance of […]

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