Here's Looking At You, Stephen Colbert

On Thursday, December 18, Comedy Central aired the last-ever episode of The Colbert Report, a series that—after nearly a decade on the air—will go down as one of the finest examples of satire in the history of comedy. This is my eulogy. » 12/19/14 9:00am 12/19/14 9:00am

On Monday, before The Colbert Report goes ungently into that good night, Stephen Colbert will take a trip to Washington D.C., where he will be interviewing President Obama for the first time. "I cannot overstate how huge this is," Colbert said on his show last night. "The size of the hugeness? Large. I'm so proud to… » 12/05/14 10:40am 12/05/14 10:40am

Toni Morrison Is Amazed at Her Own Talent on The Colbert Report

Toni Morrison stopped by for a chill chat about race, pigeonholing and the time she was taken aback by her own written words on Wednesday night's edition of The Colbert Report. "Is your entire literary career a midlife crisis?" Stephen Colbert asked. » 11/20/14 1:30pm 11/20/14 1:30pm

Colbert Edits Black People Into His Audience, Just Like Politicians

Last night, The Colbert Report tackled the story of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's unfortunate photoshopping of black friend onto his website, and it did not disappoint. » 10/29/14 9:35am 10/29/14 9:35am

Gwen Stefani's Name Flub Gets Memorialized in Colbert Report Intro

At Monday night's Emmys, Gwen Stefani — catching a bad case of the Adele Dazeems — mispronounced Stephen Colbert's name as "Colbore" when announcing that The Colbert Report had won Best Variety Series. » 8/27/14 12:00pm 8/27/14 12:00pm

Colbert: 'Apparently Kid' Is Coming for America's News Professionals

Redheaded five-year-old news prodigy Noah Ritter continued his takeover of the American media last night, getting his very own Colbert Report segment. The theme? This kid is fully qualified to seize any TV journalism gig he wants. "He's already breaking the story of how the super slide is half death-scaring our… » 8/07/14 10:40am 8/07/14 10:40am

James Franco Tries to Make Colbert Break Character, Fails Miserably

Last night on The Colbert Report, effortless performance artist Stephen Colbert sat down with painstaking performance artist James Franco. The latter thought this would be the perfect opportunity to talk about their shared craft, but Stephen — who refuses to recognize that he's playing a character while on air — was… » 7/31/14 12:20pm 7/31/14 12:20pm

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

Fox Host is Last Person in America Who Doesn't 'Get' Stephen Colbert

After having a segment of his deliciously skewered by Stephen Colbert this week, one Fox News host is FIGHTING BACK. Against what, exactly, we're not sure. » 2/28/14 7:00pm 2/28/14 7:00pm

Gentlemen and Gentlemen, It's Your 'The Colbert Report' Writers

Presented without comment (but not without a little bit of heartbreak). (Oh, there's apparently one woman on staff; she was just cut out of the picture.) » 11/14/13 10:55pm 11/14/13 10:55pm

Stephen Colbert Invites Donald Trump to Gargle His Balls For Charity

After Donald Trump's much-hyped October Surprise turned out to be an offer of $5 million to the charity of President Obama's choice if only the Commander-in-Chief would release his college transcripts, college applications, and passport applications to Donald Trump's satisfaction, Stephen Colbert had his own… » 10/25/12 12:00pm 10/25/12 12:00pm

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's TV roundup, a woman becomes a professional snuggler, The Newsroom is still condescending, there's a real creeper on The Virgin Diaries and The Bad Girls Club explains dolphin rape. » 7/20/12 7:00pm 7/20/12 7:00pm

Motorcycles. Boating. Butterflies. Okay, I think I get what she's trying to say. No one expects…

10 Things You May Have Missed In TV This Week

In this week's TV roundup, Louis C.K.'s daughter tells a pretty good joke, we learn Pam's back story on True Blood, The View grills Rielle Hunter and the premiere of Aaron Sorkin's latest masturbation fantasy The Newsroom. » 6/29/12 7:00pm 6/29/12 7:00pm

Ew. The best way to make this bearable is by imagining Cheri Oteri as Barbara…

10 Things You May Have Missed In TV This Week

In this week's TV roundup, Detective Stabler comes to Bon Temps, Olivia Wilde charms on The Colbert Report, Fiona Apple celebrates Paul McCartney's birthday with the Roots and we say goodbye to Girls. » 6/22/12 7:00pm 6/22/12 7:00pm

This is some of the best damn hand-acting you'll ever see. The good news: ! The bad news: this one is for the d0000dz.

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's TV roundup, RuPaul's Drag Race loses a fan favorite, New Girl invents a new drinking game, Glee does Goyte and the First Lady has a go at Stephen Colbert. » 4/13/12 7:00pm 4/13/12 7:00pm

In the cultural war between Easter and Passover, Easter is winning. Mainly because of Captain Planet. It's 90% drinking with…

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's TV roundup, the premiere of GCB, Springfield is Westeros in The Simpsons opening titles, the most awkward serenade on Smash and the return of an old young nemesis on 30 Rock. » 3/09/12 7:00pm 3/09/12 7:00pm

And it happened in the first three minutes. Jesus, Sean Hayes. Girl needed to let off a little steam. Give her a…

Stephen Colbert Reveals His Genius Plan to Start Giving Men…

Last night Stephen Colbert addressed the possibility that men may soon be able to take their own form of birth control pills. He's concerned that this will destroy the lives of many sacred sperm who could go on to become babies. His solution? Give every man a transurethral ultrasound (ouch!) before they're allowed to… » 3/01/12 9:00pm 3/01/12 9:00pm

Remember That Time You Got Totally Wasted On Vodka Tampons?

A Colbert Report staffer has recently become a father and as such, Stephen Colbert feels its his duty as a fellow dad to warn him of the "unimaginable terror" of local news stories. One local news story that is particularly horrifying is about the supposed teen trend referred to as "boofing," "slimming,"… » 11/16/11 12:55pm 11/16/11 12:55pm

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Anderson Cooper gets the giggles, Gloria Steinem shares her abortion story, and evangelicals who believe in the preaching powers of a toddler who can't count. » 8/19/11 6:30pm 8/19/11 6:30pm

This week, HBO aired a documentary about the famous women's libber, , in which she talked about her life…