"Daily Show" correspondent Jordan Klepper gets super depressed after learning more about the Illinois budget crisis The Illinois state budget stalem...
There's Glass Menage-erie. There's Nicky Minaj. There's ménage à trois. And then there's Hasan Minhaj. Think Deepak Chopra meets Chris Rock. Spiritual meets comical. Gandhi meets Woody. He's nimble yet noble, profound yet playful, a rebel with reverence.
The occasion is this year's Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival, this weekend, October 24th and 25th, and the delightful subject is Jessica Williams, who will receive -- along with award-winning actress Ebony Jo-Ann -- the inaugural Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award.
Perhaps most surprising are the guests Colbert has hosted who are also outside the realm of politics and governance. Interviews with Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, and Apple CEO Tim Cook have brought the culture of Silicon Valley to mainstream television in a way it hasn't before -- outside of the occasional evening news broadcast. This also represents an interesting and novel attempt by Colbert and CBS to lure in younger viewers. While Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel have repackaged their format for viral-ready YouTube bits and BuzzFeed headlines, Stephen Colbert is taking tech seriously.
Paul and I sit prepared to help you journey back for 30 minutes as you laugh yourself back to a time that was and what a time it was. It was. But the big elephant sized lingering question will be: Will anyone care?
If you've been watching Late Night with Stephen Colbert recently, you've been inundated by a good deal of experimental poetry. That's because Colbert, long considered a "metamodern" performer by the American literati, reads experimental metamodern poetry to his late-night audience most nights.
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Gaga, I will always support you as an artist and overall person. It is understood that you spoke on Hemophilia the best way you could. Hopefully this will give you some insight to Hemophilia, our lack of fangs, and treatment for the disorder.
Last year's Ice Bucket Challenge raised more than $100 million in donations for the ALS association in less than a month--and, along with them, serious questions about the role of viral video in charity.
Our culture offers an abundance of standup comedians today, but storytellers and monologists are a rarity, so I was pleased to learn that Hasan Minhaj is about to start previews of Homecoming King at the Cherry Lane Theatre.
Why are we even letting them have a platform? Why are we even entertaining the thought that they are saying anything even remotely rational or fact-based? Enough of this! You don't roll around in the muddy gutter with the NRA, you just point and laugh, point and laugh.
Sunlight's Senior Staff Writer Melissa Yeager went step-by-step down the Colbert super PAC money trail to demonstrate how complicated it really is to follow the money under our current campaign finance system.
You may not know his name yet... but you will. Nate Bargatze is gaining audiences in the comedy world for his rare kind of funny: the clean-cut kind!
Popular culture is no stranger to archaeology. The subject has made its way into some of America's favorite movies, TV shows and video games. But archaeology has most often been referenced in popular culture as a novelty, and much of that is a result of its most famous pop-culture icon, Indiana Jones.
Ever since CBS announced in April 2014 that he'd be replacing David Letterman, many of his fans wondered if Stephen Colbert would lose his edge after he moved from The Colbert Report on Comedy Central to The Late Show on CBS. Now we know.
To win a presidential race, to overcome a crisis, to build a leading brand, for people to move in your direction, remember: clarity of vision, clarity of purpose.