Michelle Obama was Stephen Colbert’s guest on Late Night Tuesday, and though she is gracious, funny, and pushing her Let Girls Learn program throughout, Colbert still managed to get a couple of juicy comments about Melania Trump out of her.
Apparently, Stephen Colbert loves asking cast members of the TV show Black-ish what such a bizarre, incomprehensible word could mean. He’s heard “black” before, and the colloquial add-on “ish,” but combined? Luckily for him, Tracee Ellis Ross has both patience and the desire to promote her show.
On July 17, Late Show host Stephen Colbert made an unexpected evening appearance at the Republican National Convention where, after seizing the podium, he managed to lob insults at both Donald Trump and Mike Pence before being escorted offstage.
In a live interview at the BuzzFeed office today, Stephen Colbert attempted to explain why he only employs two women and exactly zero people of color on his writing staff with a rambling and not all-too convincing monologue.
Stephen Colbert has a famously long-lasting marriage to his hometown sweetheart Evelyn McGee-Colbert, who he has been hitched to since 1993. Colbert also frequently takes questions from the audience at The Late Show, and everyone loves his answer about how he met Evelyn.
If it was up to David Letterman, there would be a woman hosting CBS’ The Late Show right now instead of Stephen Colbert. So he suggests.
Cynthia Erivo, the British singer and actress currently starring as Celie in Broadway’s The Color Purple, performed one of the show’s closing songs, “I’m Here,” on Monday night’s episode of The Late Show, and—in four breathtaking minutes—proved that she has a better voice than you.
On Wednesday night, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren appeared on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert. She was, as always, the smart teacher who talks with her hands and really makes you want to do better in school. Warren and Colbert spoke about a broad range of subjects, from the presidential primary to her…
Note to any and all late night hosts: Actor Casey Affleck does not have a great sense of humor about himself, so please don’t try to have fun with him.
Amanda Peet went on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to promote the second season of her very good HBO show, Togetherness. Somewhere along the way, things got Real.
On Wednesday evening’s episode of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue was interrupted by the notoriously showboating winner of the New Hampshire primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders.
In a rare moving moment in late night, the Late Show with Stephen Colbert hosted DeRay Mckesson—Black Lives Matter activist and one founder of Campaign Zero (an organization focused on ending police violence)—on Martin Luther King Day for a discussion on white privilege, police brutality, and the problem with…
Spike Lee appeared on a recent episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk about his new film, Chi-Raq. The movie is a modern re-telling of Lysistrata, an anti-war, ancient Greek comedy in which a woman convinces the other women in her city to withhold sex from their husbands and lovers until a peace treaty…
On Monday night, Stephen Colbert’s Late Show featured some truly wondrous live entertainment: the Amazing Acro-cats. In keeping with their nature (i.e., being cats), they were quite desultory about their performance. At one point, the host himself felt obliged to pitch in. Just hand the entire late-night lineup over…
On the Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, Senator Claire McCaskill dropped by to make an instructive video about all the subjects on which men should “shut the hell up.” We’re listening. We’re right here with you.
On a segment from last night’s episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the host explored, with some degree of trepidation, a little trend called “vaping.”
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, one of the few people who might actually make a good president, is definitely not running for president, she told Stephen Colbert Wednesday night. Fighting income inequality and corporate control of America is a full-time job, she said, in so many words, and one she’s kind of…
Brand new Late Show host Stephen Colbert hosted Donald Trump last night, the presidential candidate America richly deserves. His ideas continue to be highly sophisticated: Build a “great, beautiful” wall between the U.S. and Mexico with a “beautiful big, fat door” in it. Make Mexico pay for it. Make it a “serious…
On Monday night, Republican presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, respectively, but only one arose victorious. Let’s compare the chats, shall we?