Stephen Colbert’s attempt to become the next Captain America (video)
There are some big changes happening in the Marvel Universe. Earlier this week it was revealed that the new Thor is a woman. It was also revealed that Steve Rogers wouldn’t continue on as Captain America. Last night Stephen Colbert put in his bid to replace Cap’s shoes, he does afterall ... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert Fearlessly Crunches into the Unknown by Trying Doritos Jacked
by Megh Wright In a "Thought for Food" segment last night, Stephen Colbert covered Michelle Obama's recent crackdown on school lunch food resulting in Domino's "healthy" new "Smart Slice" pizza as well as the three recently launched mystery Doritos Jacked flavors. Colbert tried one of the flavors, a... [Read More]
 
Dave Hill as Stephen Colbert’s bandleader? Yes Please. Laughspin asks the facemelter about the grassroots movement to make it so
As David Letterman prepares to leave Late Show at the end of the year and Stephen Colbert prepares to take over Letterman’s seat at CBS, who is preparing to be Colbert’s bandleader? It’s a fair question, you guys. It seems every late night host needs a band and a bandleader, right?... [Read More]
 
All the cool kids are petitioning Stephen Colbert to hire Dave Hill as his Late Show bandleader
Dave Hill's live show tonight in Brooklyn is titled Meet Me In The Bathroom and Tell Me All Your Secrets. Hill's fans, meanwhile, already are asking everyone to meet online at Change.org and tell everyone -- specifically and most particularly, Stephen Colbert -- via petition to "Hire Dave Hill as ba... [Read More]
 
Key Piece of Technology Makes Clip-Finding Easy for 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert,' 'The Soup,' and More
by Bradford Evans The Wrap has a piece out today on SnapStream, the television recording service that makes searching through thousands of clips for The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Last Week Tonight, and The Soup possible. Using closed captioning, SnapStream allows users to record hours of telev... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert Reads Letters from His WWII Soldier Uncle
by Bradford Evans Here's Stephen Colbert on CNN's The Lead Friday. Colbert was there to talk about the life of and read letters from Andrew Tuck III, his uncle who fought in WWII and landed in Normandy on D-Day, and the CNN journalist was there to compare his uncle's situation to Band of Brothers a... [Read More]
 
Stephen Colbert Grew a "Tony Stark Goatee" to Show Solidarity with Billionaires
by Adam Frucci Stephen Colbert unveiled some stylish (?) new facial hair on last night's episode of The Colbert Report. His "Tony Stark goatee" was grown to show solidarity with that poor, put-upon class: billionaires. It was all to prep for his guest, French economist Thomas Piketty, who argues fo... [Read More]
 
'Colbert Report' Fans Know More About Campaign Financing Than Regular News Viewers
by Megh Wright When The Colbert Report ends its run on Comedy Central this December, the late night news world will not only be losing one of its most hilarious characters, but it'll also be losing television's most effective educator of politics and campaign finance. According to Deadline, a new st... [Read More]
 
The Collected Wisdom of Stephen Colbert
by Zach Herwitz and Emma Soren After a career in comedy that's lasted for more than two decades, Stephen Colbert was named David Letterman's replacement as host of CBS's 11:35 pm program Late Show last month. Colbert has both been a part of revered comedy institutions (Second City Chicago, The Daily... [Read More]
 
Larry Wilmore named Stephen Colbert’s successor in late night slot on Comedy Central
The successor to Stephen Colbert’s 11:30pm Comedy Central spot has been selected. It’s none other than The Daily Show’s Senior Black Correspondent, Larry Whilmore. While we had a feeling the successor would come from within the family ranks of the Jon Stewart / Busboy production ca... [Read More]