Amy Sedaris on Colbert: "He Has This Whole Bag of Tricks People Haven't Even Seen Yet"
by Megh Wright "Well, he's got that Southern charm. He's genuinely interested. He's engaging. He's a very positive person. He can see the good in everything. I think he'll go to that other character that he plays on that show because that's part of him, too. He'll mix it. But once you're out there a... [Read More]
Watch Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert Sing "The Obvious Song" at Second City in 1993
by Megh Wright Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy's biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, a... [Read More]
Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman win comedy writing awards at 2014 Emmys
The top comedy writers on TV for 2014 were stand-up comedians, according to the Emmy Awards. Take that, comedy writers. In a telecast light on filler, viral videos or much in the way of surprises, the Emmy wins for Louis C.K. (writing, comedy series) and Sarah Silverman (writing, variety special) di... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Gives Some Grownup Advice to Girls for 'Rookie'
by Megh Wright Rookie's ongoing series "Ask a Grown Man" has already offered up plenty of great advice from comedy people like Danny Pudi, Kumail Nanjiani, Judd Apatow, and Jimmy Fallon, and this week they returned with a brand new installment with none other than Stephen T. Colbert, who doles out t... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert buys, hilariously destroys Sarah Palin (Video)
If Sarah Palin launches her own online news channel called The Sarah Palin Channel you know that Stephen Colbert is going to have plenty to say about it. And last night on The Colbert Report, our favorite fake conservative pundit said a lot. Segueing from another story, Colbert began, “Let&rsq... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' Will Remain at New York's Ed Sullivan Theater
by Megh Wright Stephen Colbert is staying in New York. According to an announcement by CBS's Les Moonves and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Colbert will host Late Show from David Letterman's current spot at the Ed Sullivan Theater when he takes over sometime next year. No official date for Letterma... [Read More]
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 and tell everyone -- specifically and most particularly, Stephen Colbert -- via petition to "Hire Dave Hill as ba... [Read More]