Like millions of others, I tuned in regularly to get the news of the day from the hilarious show. I loved how the show could educate people and explain complicated issues in such an entertaining way. The segments were often more informative than networking news, and a hell of a lot funnier.
Today, as The Colbert Report airs its final episode, I'm looking back with gratitude on nine years of great television. I loved being on the show several times, discussing everything from my Greek accent to self-sabotage to the obnoxious roommate living in my head. Here are some of my favorite moments on The Colbert Report over the years.
Rihanna hosted the first ever Diamond Ball supporting her Clara Lionel Foundation at The Vineyard in Beverly Hills.
As we prepare for the end of The Colbert Report, it is time to reflect on exactly what we are losing as Stephen Colbert retires his character and moves on to host The Late Show.
He talks about how his time with Jon Stewart has made him more "Muslim-ish," what he's learned during a lifetime occupying many different cultures, and how that all led to his new book, No Land's Man.
By embracing the absurd and truly embodying it, Colbert has made politics and public policy uproariously funny, while providing much-needed bouts of sanity for devoted news junkies.
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You can't joke about that. Have you ever hear someone say that? Or said it yourself? I hear it all the time. And I understand it. If you are horrified by an injustice, it can be difficult to see the possibility of using humor while confronting that injustice. Those of us who bring comedy to causes are confronted with these questions.
Can you believe The Colbert Report is almost over? If someone you know will be going through major Colbert withdrawal soon, put some truthiness under the tree with these Colbert-related stocking stuffers.
Jimmy, of course your show is for adults. But YouTube? 83% of kids 15 and under watch YouTube videos. They often don't get irony, or understand the line between funny and mean.
I am thankful for the Browns, for their courage to respond to this decision with dignity and grace, calling for people to focus their energy on fighting injustice instead of fighting each other.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Stephen Colbert takes the Polar Plunge here, highlighting the dim lights who don't ...
I'm sorry, Jon Stewart. I'm really sorry because I love your Daily Show. I love that your satire holds the feet of politicians to the fire. But your film... well, someone needs to say this: it's not what it's cracked up to be.
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On Thursday, comedian Jay Leno cancelled his speaking gig at a gun industry event less than 24 hours after three reform groups launched a petition asking the former "Tonight Show" host to disassociate himself from the gun group.