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Stephen Colbert delivers Northwestern University graduation speech

By | June 17, 2011 at 5:37 pm | No comments

Stephen Colbert has become the newest professional funny person to deliver a commencement address this graduation season. He's preceded by the likes of Conan O'Brien, Amy Poehler and Fred Armisen. It all went down earlier today at Chicago's respected Northwestern...

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Videos: Anthony Weiner wanted to have sex during Daily Show; Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert respond

Videos: Anthony Weiner wanted to have sex during Daily Show; Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert respond

By | June 9, 2011 at 9:44 am | No comments

If you watched The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report last night, you noticed a very specific bit repeated on both shows. This happens every once in a while because -- let's face it -- the two shows aren't incredibly different. But last night, the two hosts...

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Watch Stephen Colbert hijack Jon Stewart's acceptance speech at Comedy Awards

By | March 31, 2011 at 12:14 pm | One comment

Last Saturday when I was at The Comedy Awards taping in New York, one of the highlights I live-blogged was when Stephen Colbert hijacked Jon Stewart's acceptance speech onstage, as he claimed the award for Best Late Night Comedy Series. I wrote: Colbert makes a rousing speech:...

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Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart and Ben & Jerry's are all winners after sketch

By | March 4, 2011 at 12:22 pm | No comments

Last night on the The Colbert Report, a lot of things happened-- most notably Jimmy Fallon and Jon Stewart both popped up as surprise guests. And it wasn't just for our entertainment, although it was incredibly entertaining. A cynic would say the trio did an outstanding job...

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Stephen Colbert auctioning off painting of himself for DonorsChoose.org

By | February 4, 2011 at 12:50 pm | No comments

Need some fine art to grace your living room? Or, alternatively, a painting featuring the piercing gaze of America’s greatest American? Stephen Colbert is auctioning off one of his infamous portraits through Phillips de Pury and Company. And Portrait 5, Stephen(s) doesn’t...

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Grammy committee once again proves they don't give a shit about comedy

By | December 2, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 12 comments

Ah, yes. It's that time of year again when the mainstream entertainment industry reminds us just how much they don't give a shit about the world of stand-up comedy by doling out Grammy nominations to some of the least deserving -- but wildly popular -- artists. It's also the...

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Relive Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s historic announcements from last night

By | September 17, 2010 at 2:14 pm | No comments

As you may or may not already know, on last night’s Daily Show and Colbert Report, hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert announced “competing” rallies on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like if the two ever ran for...

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Stephen Colbert lends talents to Bob Hope political comedy exhibit

By | June 14, 2010 at 4:22 pm | One comment

Politics and comedy have been intertwined forever, and now it’s being celebrated on a national scale. The Library of Congress in Washington DC just opened a new exhibition celebrating the comedy of Bob Hope, and political satire in general. And one of today's best known...

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Obama chooses Jon Stewart over Stephen Colbert

By | February 22, 2010 at 10:24 am | No comments

If there’s one thing Obama has succeeded at across the board from day one, it’s having a sense of humor about himself. He’s appeared on Leno, Letterman, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and even performed in a pre-taped sketch on The Colbert Report. But in a recent...

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