Colbert Thinks Hot Felon's Handsome Face Could Fix the Prison System

It's been less than a week since the mugshot of Jeremy Meeks took the internet by storm and already he's causing major prison reform. "1 out of every 18 men in this country is incarcerated," observes Stephen Colbert. "And when you look at all the young lives trapped in a cycle of poverty, violence and imprisonment,… » 6/24/14 4:00pm 6/24/14 4:00pm

Colbert Solves Hurricane Gender Problem with 'Hurricane Butch McBalls'

Earlier this week, media outlets reported on a study that found that people are less likely to take a hurricane seriously if it has female name. While to us it might seem stupid (and sexist) to forgo fretting over Hurricane Sandy because she sounds sweet and Grease is your favorite movie, Stephen Colbert — a man of… » 6/05/14 1:20pm 6/05/14 1:20pm

Shed a Tear as Stephen Colbert Visits The Daily Show to Say Goodbye

Stephen Colbert doesn't move to The Late Show until 2015, but that doesn't mean that his Colbert Report character hasn't started saying his goodbyes. For one of the first stops on his farewell tour, Stephen returned to The Daily Show — the series that helped him grow for correspondent to host — to let Jon Stewart know… » 4/24/14 4:50pm 4/24/14 4:50pm

Stephen Colbert Does Not Envy the Guy Who Replaces Letterman

After news broke that Stephen Colbert would be replacing David Letterman at the Late Show in 2015, responses were mixed. Some people mourned the impending loss of Stephen's right-wing alter ego and The Colbert Report, some people were excited and others were disappointed — though probably not surprised— about CBS'… » 4/11/14 11:05am 4/11/14 11:05am

Colbert Responds to #CancelColbert With a Tongue-in-Cheek Mea Culpa

At the end of last week, Twitter's social justice warriors found a surprising target for their always fierce, often necessary and occasionally misguided anger when it landed on Stephen Colbert, the left's most beloved satirist, after a Comedy Central-run account for his show The Colbert Report tweeted the following: » 4/01/14 12:35pm 4/01/14 12:35pm

Feminist Stephen Colbert Gave Himself a Master's in Women's Studies

Last night on The Colbert Report, host and self-professed feminist Stephen Colbert recognized — in honor of Women's History Month —"that society has intrinsically linked a woman's value to her outward appearance and thereby undermining her status and strengthening the patriarchal hegemony." For his revelation, Colbert… » 3/07/14 7:15pm 3/07/14 7:15pm

Stephen Colbert Requests You Send Rep. Steve King Your Gay Sex Tapes

Over the past month, Iowa Rep. Steve King has been one of the most vocal supporters of SB102, the controversial Arizona bill (recently vetoed by AZ Governor Jan Brewer) that would have allowed businesses to discriminate against and refuse service to gay people on religious grounds. While many argued that such a law… » 3/05/14 5:45pm 3/05/14 5:45pm

Here's Jon Stewart's Excellent Rundown of the Many Disasters of Sochi

Thus far, the 2014 Olympic Games have been dominated by talk not of the incredible physical prowess on display from athletes around the world, but of the many failures of host city Sochi, Russia. Unsafe arena conditions, Bob Costas' eye infection, stray dogs crashing the opening ceremonies, hotels with construction so… » 2/11/14 3:00pm 2/11/14 3:00pm

Pussy Riot to Colbert: Putin's Just a 'Shirtless Man on a Horse'

Last night on The Colbert Report, Stephen interviewed Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina, the two members of Pussy Riot who were recently released from Russian prison after spending a total of 16 months in the country's penal colonies, all for the crime of performing a protest song in a church. » 2/05/14 12:10pm 2/05/14 12:10pm

Colbert Sticks It to the Homeless with 'Homeless for the Holidays'

Fox News' Bill O'Reilly and John Stossel have dedicated much of the holiday season to fighting against the worthy cause of homelessness — I'm, sorry. Did I say "homelessness?" Because what I meant to say was that they've dedicated much of the holiday season to fighting against the homeless — as in the people who don't… » 12/10/13 2:20pm 12/10/13 2:20pm

Stephen Colbert Bravely Defends the Useless Art of Cursive

Recently, the Department of Education released a new set of common core standards that will no longer require schools to teach students how to write in cursive. Oh, no! Now how are precocious young girls supposed to portray accuracy when they stay up late writing old-timey plays as they pretend to be Jo from Little… » 12/05/13 11:10am 12/05/13 11:10am

Here's Colbert's Hilarious Takedown of the Marines' New Girly Hats

Yesterday, Fox News and The New York Post both reported on a rumor that President Obama had issued an order to change the hats worn by the male members of the Marines to ones that was more "unisex" in appearance. Those serving in the Marines were apparently furious, with one anonymous serviceman (who may or may not… » 10/25/13 12:40pm 10/25/13 12:40pm

Stephen Colbert Hosted a Wedding and It Was the Sweetest Thing Ever

One of the many drawbacks of the government shutdown is that couples with weddings scheduled at national parks and monuments now have to find new places to get hitched. Mike and MaiLien were one of these unfortunate couples, having planned their October wedding at the Jefferson Memorial, which also happens to be the… » 10/04/13 11:30am 10/04/13 11:30am

Stephen Colbert Lures You Away From Obamacare Using Ugly Animals

Obamacare has arrived, but there are still some bumps ahead if you're looking to sign up. The registration website, so burdened by heavy traffic, has been experiencing some technical difficulties (to be expected) causing Fox News to label the Affordable Care Act as a complete failure (also to be expected). » 10/02/13 3:30pm 10/02/13 3:30pm

OMFG: The Subway Kittens Were on Last Night's Colbert

Late last week, the New York subway system was forced to suspend service thanks to the cutest goddamn emergency of all time...or should I call it the cutest goddamn emewgency of all time? Area trains ground to a halt after two kittens escaped onto tracks at the Church Avenue station in Brooklyn last Thursday and MTA… » 9/06/13 11:50am 9/06/13 11:50am