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A Host With Heart: Can Stephen Colbert Redefine an Emotionally-Impoverished Genre?

Zack Simon | Posted 09.15.2016 | Home
Zack Simon

He has chance to imbue it not with the trite, topical humor we have come to expect from the genre, but rather with the full range of emotions that encompass the human experience: grief, fear, hope, sorrow and, of course, humor -- lots and lots of humor.

These Are Stephen Colbert's Final Guests

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.12.2014 | Home

Goodbye, Nation. "The Colbert Report" has announced the guests for Stephen Colbert's last week of shows. Seth Rogen will appear on Monday, Dec. 15, Ke...

'Defend Our PBR!'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.24.2014 | Home

Trouble is brewing, nation. Stephen Colbert has learned that Pabst Blue Ribbon, Old Milwaukee, Schlitz and Colt 45 are all being sold to a Russian ...

Colbert Has The Best Response To Gwen Stefani's Name Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.27.2014 | Home

"Colbore" does it again, nation! At Monday night's Emmys, Gwen Stefani pulled a John Travolta, announcing the winner of Outstanding Variety Series ...

Stephen Colbert Takes A Lesson From Fox News

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.21.2014 | Home

Stephen Colbert took on the issue of US child immigration and border security on Thursday night by reporting it just like his favorite news source, Fo...

Yes, and You're Leaving: Why Some of Stephen Colbert's Biggest Fans Still Aren't Celebrating (Yet)

Sharilyn Johnson | Posted 07.01.2014 | Home
Sharilyn Johnson

When December comes, and his character makes his final ego-fueled jog across the stage to the interview table, he will be sweeping our scene. As for the next one, we assume we'll be just be watching it from the audience.

Colbert Knocks Bill O'Reilly

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.06.2014 | Home

Hillary Clinton's potential run in the 2016 presidential election has raised questions about her ability to lead. Fox News' Bill O'Reilly said in an i...

Stephen Colbert Mocks Bill O'Reilly's Obama Interview

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.13.2014 | Home

Stephen Colbert said Wednesday that everybody is still talking about Bill O'Reilly's interview with President Obama on Super Bowl Sunday — that is, ...

Stephen Colbert Hits The Nail On The Head

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.04.2014 | Home

Stephen Colbert pretty much nailed it Monday night when he discussed the Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad that has stirred a ton of controversy since the game....

Colbert: 'Warm, Soul-Restoring Bullsh*t'

Posted 09.06.2012 | Home

While it may have seemed like everyone was bowled over by Michelle Obama's powerful DNC speech, at least one man knew it was all bullsh*t... "warm, so...

WATCH: Colbert's Insane DNC Opening Montage Is Insane

Posted 09.05.2012 | Home

Stephen Colbert couldn't resist the opportunity to go all-out with the communist imagery and rhetoric in the opening package for his week of DNC shows...

WATCH: Colbert's Dramatic Interview With Clint Eastwood's Chair

Posted 09.01.2012 | Home

Conventions have a way of fast-tracking the careers of lesser-known politicians by thrusting them into the limelight at just the right time. Barack Ob...

Is it Stupid to Study Colbert?

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Sophia A. McClennen

If you think that Colbert is just a guy doing a shtick as a bloviating pundit on Comedy Central, then it makes sense to question why he would be the subject of study.

WATCH: Colbert Spars With Cornel West & Tavis Smiley

Posted 04.20.2012 | Home

Colbert came out swinging in his interview with Cornel West and Tavis Smiley, accusing the two of waging class warfare with their new book, The Rich a...

Michael McAuliff

Stephen Colbert Spams Congress | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.11.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert may have failed to run a very good super PAC, and he may have failed to win over voters with his South ...

WATCH: Colbert Mocks Fox News' Unemployment Coverage

Posted 04.06.2012 | Home

Jobless claims may have fallen to a four-year low, but that's no cause for celebration. Stephen Colbert knows that, but he was shocked to learn that ...

WATCH: Can 'The Conservative Teen' Bring Kids Back To The GOP?

Posted 03.29.2012 | Home

While the GOP field is certainly wowing most age groups, they're still having trouble getting their message of abstinence and the dangers of big gover...

WATCH: Colbert Slams Obama's Gun-Control Conspiracy... Which Doesn't Exist

Posted 03.28.2012 | Home

You'd think gun manufacturers would be happiest when a Republican was in power, but you'd be wrong. Nothing spurs gun sales like the threat of a democ...

Colbert: 'Congress Must Pass Strict Hoodie Control Legislation'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

Will hoodie control be the next hot-button political issue? It will if Stephen Colbert has anything to say about it. Both Colbert and Jon Stewart a...

WATCH: Colbert Makes Transvaginal Ultrasound Margaritas For Super Tuesday

Posted 03.07.2012 | Home

As is often the case with election days, "The Colbert Report" taped on Super Tuesday well before any results began to come in. But that didn't stop Co...

Should We Cut Rich People's Taxes Completely?

Posted 03.01.2012 | Home

On Wednesday night's show, Stephen Colbert made the argument that everyone else is afraid to make: cut rich people's taxes all together. During his...

WATCH: Colbert Mocks Higher Education 'Snobs'

Posted 02.28.2012 | Home

On Monday night's show, Colbert looked forward to today's Michigan primary by analyzing both Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum's campaigns there. From ...

WATCH: Colbert At His Sarcastic Best, Mocks Own Sponsor

Posted 09.17.2013 | Home

Stephen Colbert may be at his very best when he's openly mocking the people who had the nerve to give him money. In the spirit of his "Hail to the ...

WATCH: Colbert Slams Pelosi, Loves Kittens

Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

Nancy Pelosi stirred up a hornet's nest named "Colbert Nation" when she released an ad attacking Colbert for raising unlimited funds through his Super...

'Colbert Report' Abruptly Suspends Production For The Week

Posted 02.16.2012 | Home

Production has halted on "The Colbert Report" for Wednesday and Thursday, according to fans who had tickets for the rest of the week's tapings. Th...