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Watch Stephen Colbert’s interview with Maurice Sendak

Watch Stephen Colbert’s interview with Maurice Sendak

By | May 8, 2012 at 2:08 pm | One comment

Maurice Sendak, the legendary author of trailblazing children's books like Where the Wild Things Are, died today at the age of 83. The cause was complications from a recent stroke, his longtime editor, Michael di Capua, told the New York Times. Sendak will forever be remembered...

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Laughspin’s 12 favorite comedian graduation speeches, featuring Colbert, Fey, Poehler and more!

Laughspin’s 12 favorite comedian graduation speeches, featuring Colbert, Fey, Poehler and more!

By | May 7, 2012 at 11:15 am | 2 comments

It's graduation season and you know what that means! Someone somewhere is sitting through a three hour procession of watching 200 people wearing oversized gowns stand in line to shake somebody's hand. Hooray! But seriously, congratulations to all you recent grads. You make us...

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Stephen Colbert is reborn as macaroni art! (Video)

Stephen Colbert is reborn as macaroni art! (Video)

By | April 25, 2012 at 12:18 pm | No comments

There's been no shortage of comedian-inspired art throughout the years. You can see examples, here, here and here. But never before have we seen Stephen Colbert portrayed using nothing but macaroni (ok, and a wee bit of rice). In this new Web series, Extreme Craft Challenge,...

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Kristen Wiig, Stephen Colbert, Louis C.K., Chelsea Handler land on Time’s ‘Most Influential’ list

Kristen Wiig, Stephen Colbert, Louis C.K., Chelsea Handler land on Time’s ‘Most Influential’ list

By | April 18, 2012 at 1:21 pm | No comments

Four comedians – Louis C.K., Chelsea Handler, Kristen Wiig and Stephen Colbert – made Time’s list of The 100 Most Influential People in World, which was unveiled today. These funny types join the likes of actors and actresses (e.g. Tilda Swinton, Claire Danes), musicians...

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Michelle Obama talks Joining Forces on The Colbert Report

Michelle Obama talks Joining Forces on The Colbert Report

By | April 12, 2012 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Last night, the First Lady herself, Michelle Obama appeared on The Colbert Report to bring awareness to Joining Forces, the national initiative she and Jill Biden (the Second Lady; is that a thing?) started a year ago. The organization helps returning soldiers transition into...

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Stephen Colbert is writing a children’s book

Stephen Colbert is writing a children’s book

By | February 22, 2012 at 11:05 am | No comments

One of the best interviews in recent memory is Stephen Colbert’s brief encounter with the lovable, if slightly cantankerous, children’s author Maurice Sendak (Where The Wild Things Are). If you missed it, do your patriotic duty and watch part one and part two before...

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Video: Stephen Colbert subtly confirms the reason for his absence

Video: Stephen Colbert subtly confirms the reason for his absence

By | February 21, 2012 at 7:37 am | No comments

By the middle of this past weekend, the reason for Stephen Colbert's sudden absence from last week's Wednesday and Thursday episodes of The Colbert Report was that he was attending to his elderly mother. At the start of last night's episode, his first new show since Tuesday, he...

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Colbert Report shuts down for two days but will likely be back soon

Colbert Report shuts down for two days but will likely be back soon

By | February 16, 2012 at 12:33 pm | No comments

By now you've heard the Colbert Report suddenly shut down operations yesterday. Last night's episode was a previously aired episode and tonight will be the same. And like every other media outlet, the only statement Comedy Central could give us was this: "Due to unforeseen...

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Watch Stephen Colbert reignite the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream war with Jimmy Fallon

Watch Stephen Colbert reignite the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream war with Jimmy Fallon

By | February 15, 2012 at 10:49 am | No comments

The late-night television ice cream war continues. You know the one of which we speak. It's the one wherein Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert have fostered an on-again-off-again friendship (best friends forever for six months) and lifelong (for six months) arch nemesis status--...

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