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

What We Can Learn From the Embarrassing #CancelColbert Shitstorm

This week, The Colbert Report aired a segment skewering Washington Redskins' owner Daniel Snyder's pro-Native American charity that contains an anti-Native American slur ("Redskins") in its name by suggesting Colbert, inspired by Snyder, would be starting his own charity, the "Ching Chong Ding Dong Foundation for… » 3/28/14 12:20pm 3/28/14 12:20pm

Late Night TV Gets a Clue: The End of All-White Male Writers' Rooms

When NBC announced last May that their next late night host would be Seth Meyers, reaction ranged from Yay, I love him to Meh to Great, another white guy. While Meyers looks like most everyone who has hosted before him, the next generation of late night hosts are quietly ushering in diversity. We just don't see it… » 2/24/14 2:30pm 2/24/14 2:30pm

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

Uh-Oh: Jon Stewart Is Back, But Something Is...Wrong

Whoop whoop! Jon Stewart's finally back at The Daily Show after months away! Unfortunately, (just like your friend from middle school who came back from summer vacation suddenly too cool for you because she grew boobs) he's changed. He's tan, he has a beard now, he's forgotten he's American and can no longer speak… » 9/04/13 12:50pm 9/04/13 12:50pm

Must See: Stephen Colbert Gets an Emergency Oppressed White Man Alert

It's important that we women and minorities check our privilege every once and awhile. While we're all living the good life over on Easy Street, there's an entire demographic — the American white male — that's suffering from the wage gap (it's hard being paid more than everyone else), racial profiling (do you know… » 8/02/13 11:40am 8/02/13 11:40am