As a response to Stephen Colbert’s joking on The Colbert Report about “The Colbuffington Re-Post”–a site, identical in all particulars but name to the Huffington Post, that he planned to sell for $316 million–the Huffington Post announced its own new initiative, The Huffbert Nation. As one might guess, the site, though Read More
Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook and now founder of New York-based Jumo, braved The Colbert Report last night.
“My guest tonight is the co-founder of Facebook who founded Jumo.com. I can’t wait until it starts invading my privacy too,” Stephen Colbert said in his intro. And later, “So do you have a gazillion dollars, Read More
Stephen Colbert beat out Justin Bieber, Lil Wayne, @alqaeda and @ShitMyDadSays for the most-retweeted tweet of the year:
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The link goes to Comedy Central’s “Address the Mess” series.
Colbert’s tweet got over 44,000 retweets. Twitter co-founder Biz Stone presented the award Read More
Last night, Conan O’Brien returned to late night TV for the first time since his acrimonious departure from NBC in January. The debut episode of his new TBS show, “Conan,” was a hit with higher ratings than Jay Leno’s “Tonight Show,” Dave Letterman’s “Late Show,” “The Daily Show,” and “The Colbert Report.”
Approximately Read More
Two months after Glenn Beck corralled thousands of people to the National Mall for his Restoring Honor rally, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are set to unleash their response to the gathered masses tomorrow. Pegged as the Rally to Restore Sanity, the event pushes Stewart out of the realm of satire, even if he insists it’s Read More
After a memo banning staffers from attending rallies — specifically the two high-profile ones to be orchestrated by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert later this month — made its way around the internet and collected backlash in its swath, NPR is trying to get other news outlets to join its side of the Read More
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are both planning rallies for Oct. 30, with the “Daily Show” host leading the Rally to Restore Sanity and the “Colbert Report” host offering the March to Keep Fear Alive. They may be all the way in Washington, D.C, but Arianna Huffington has been nice enough to charter a Read More
That was awkward. When Stephen Colbert was invited to testify before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship and Border Security, it was bound to be an interesting moment for C-SPAN viewers. And Colbert didn’t disappoint, offering up a spirited in-character attack on undocumented workers that was actually a sly attempt to undermine opponents of Read More
Today in our brief survey of the small furry things the Web has left at our digital doorstep we examine what makes a sexy dancing man–and not. We’ll also check in with the vast sea of supplicants pleading with Stephen Colbert to restore their faith in not taking things so seriously anymore, and see who Read More
As a response to Glenn Beck’s recent “Restoring Honor” something-or-other held in Washington on August 28, a call has gone out to Comedy Central’s leading exponent of all things truthy, Stephen Colbert, to hold a rally of his own. Colbert’s show is in reruns at the moment, so he can’t readily respond to Read More