Tag Archives: Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert Tests House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Resolve Over Not Accepting GOP Nomination [VIDEO]

House Speaker Paul Ryan made his late night debut last night with an actually funny bit. The Daily Beast recaps: “Yes or no—would you accept the nomination?” Colbert asked Ryan, who was sitting behind a massive desk and in front of an American flag, in a satellite feed from Washington. “No, Stephen,” Ryan replied. “I have said I do not …

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Anything Can Be A Musical [VIDEO]

Via Entertainment Weekly: It’s getting harder for Stephen Colbert to repress his inner musical urges. After recently dueting with Anna Kendrick and Tom Hiddleston, the Late Show host got another huge opportunity to show off his pipes when Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-creator and star Rachel Bloom stopped by Tuesday’s show. Colbert began by asking Bloom, in his standard interview style, about …

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Trump Calls In To Colbert, Gets Booed For Saying Vote On Scalia’s Successor Should Be Delayed [VIDEO]

Mediaite recaps: On Tuesday night, Late Show host and South Carolina native Stephen Colbert got the opportunity to receive one such call, and in typical Colbert style, the staff rolled out a “Trump phone” complete with Donald-approved hair for the event.Colbert pushed the GOP frontrunner on his penchant for foul language on the stump, which is a tactic that Trump …

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Stephen Colbert Channels Sarah Palin [VIDEO]

This was awesome. Via Mediaite: “God, I have missed you! It’s like a magical eagle made a wish on a flag pin and it came to life,” Colbert exclaimed. “While Trump, admittedly, has given me so much material to make jokes about, nobody compares to the original ‘material girl.’” Colbert admitted that there were so many things that he could …

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Colbert Goes Off On Refugees Controversy [VIDEO]

Last night Stephen Colbert opening his show with a blistering denouncement of the GOP response to the Syrian refugee crisis. Watch this.

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Colbert Puts The Christ Back In Coffee [VIDEO]

“Starbucks wants to de-Christmas the holiday season with its bland red and green cups? Not on Stephen’s watch.”

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Tilt-Shift New York City [VIDEO]

It all looks like a toy model. Via Gothamist: In August, Stephen Colbert was filming the intro for his Late Show program, but certain shoots from around the city didn’t make it to the final cut. Namely, the Union Square shoot that a few Gothamist editors were a part of. Today, Colbert tweeted out the Director’s Cut, which is 2.5 …

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Stephen Colbert On Baby Hitler [VIDEO]

Jeb Bush says that if given access to a time machine, he would definitely kill Hitler as a baby. Last night Stephen Colbert had some fun with that, mostly at the expense of Ben Carson. Watch below.

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Stephen Colbert Mocks One Million Moms [VIDEO]

“One Million Moms are furious that Campbell’s Soup is being associated with gay men. Psst…nobody tell them about Andy Warhol.”

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Bill Clinton: Trump Is A Master Brander [VIDEO]

Bill Clinton appeared on the The Late Show last night where Stephen Colbert asked him about Donald Trump. CNN recaps: Regarding Trump, Clinton offered some backhanded praise, complimenting him as a “master brander.” He suggested that the GOP frontrunner’s success has come because “he’s the most interesting character out there.” The former president highlighted the appeal of Trump’s brusque, politically …

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FLOTUS: I Wanna Go To Target [VIDEO]

The First Lady appeared on The Late Show last night where Stephen Colbert asked about her post-White House plans. TIME Magazine recaps: You know what First Lady Michelle Obama is most looking forward to when she leaves the White House? Opening a window. They say it’s the little things that matter most in life. In this case, that seems like …

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Colbert Mocks “Forehead Magnate” Kim Davis [VIDEO]

The Slate recaps last night’s show: “I think everyone should love whoever they want,” Colbert said. “So, I was miffed when Kentucky County Clerk and forehead magnate Kim Davis refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. But I also felt bad for her when that judge sent her to jail and even worse when she was sentenced to send …

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Politico: Colbert Bests Trump [VIDEO]

Politico recaps last night’s show: Donald Trump was in no fighting mood on Tuesday night. Rather than come out swinging, as he did at the outset of last week’s Republican debate, a subdued front-runner came out nodding in his “Late Show” interview with Stephen Colbert. Rather than engage or try to turn the tables, Trump, whose default mode is offense, …

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Cruz Rails About Marriage On Late Show [VIDEO]

Ted Cruz appeared on The Late Show last night where Stephen Colbert attempted to get him acknowledge some inconvenient facts about Ronald Reagan. And then, of course, things turned to gay marriage. NBC News reports: “It’s a matter of compromising,” Colbert said. “Will you be willing to compromise with the other side?” Cruz did not say yes, though he did …

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Bernie Sanders: Call Me A Progressive [VIDEO]

During Bernie Sanders’ appearance on the Late Show, last night Stephen Colbert said, “You are a liberal and you are a socialist, and people call you a liberal and a socialist. Why will you not accept those two terms as the insults they are meant to be?” Sanders: “I prefer the term ‘progressive’.”

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: Why I Came Out [VIDEO]

The Atlantic sets up last night’s appearance on The Late Show: Colbert asked Cook about the spate of new movies coming out that are critical of Steve Jobs. “I haven’t seen them, but the Steve I knew was an amazing human being,” Cook replied, dismissing the films and noting that, “I think that a lot of people are trying to …

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Biden: I Still Haven’t Made Up My Mind [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., in an emotional, wide-ranging interview on Stephen Colbert’s “Late Show” on Thursday, expressed doubt about the likelihood that he would run for president, saying that “I’d be lying if I said that I knew I was there.” Repeatedly touching on his parents, his faith and his emotional fragility from …

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Stephen Colbert Relaunches Late Show With Jeb Bush

Stephen Colbert eased into David Letterman’s chair last night with a curiously paced launch episode that is winning cautious praise. The Washington Post recaps his interview with Jeb Bush: Colbert asks a pretty simple question: Why does Bush want to be president? “Cause I think we’re on the verge of the greatest time to be alive, but our government isn’t …

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Epic Stephen Colbert Finale

Stephen Colbert said goodbye to his long-running Comedy Central show last night with an epic star-studded group singalong of We’ll Meet Again. Joining Colbert were Jon Stewart, Henry Kissinger, Katie Couric, Cory Booker, Andrew Sullivan, Alan Alda, Andy Cohen, George Lucas, Cyndi Lauper, Tom Brokaw, Bill Clinton, and about a hundred other folks whom you’ll likely recognize.

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Obama “Hijacks” The Colbert Report

CNN reports: Barack Obama may be the President of the United States, but for a few minutes on Monday, he was also Stephen Colbert, outgoing host of “The Colbert Report.” Obama sat down for an interview with Colbert in Washington — his third appearance on the show — and surprised the host by taking over the taping for a segment. …

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