Stephen Colbert’s identical cousin “Stephen Colbert” provides the “Werd” on The Late Show, thanks to Viacom
Comedy Central really didn't like seeing Stephen Colbert bring back The Colbert Report's version of "Stephen Colbert" and the "Word" last week to The Late Show on CBS. So much so that Viacom's lawyers stepped in to make sure it wouldn't happen again. On Wednesday night's episode of The Late Show, Co... [Read More]
Comedians police themselves when it comes to joke stealing, study says
What happens when a comedian steals a joke? In most industries, creative material is effectively policed by Intellectual Property (IP) laws, putting a type of copyright on original material. However, ... [Read More]