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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Stephen Colbert’

Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye With Song, Prepares to Take Over for David Letterman

Stephen Colbert bid the Colbert Report adieu in the days before Christmas, with his last show featuring a star studded sing along. The Comedy Central host will soon sit behind David Letterman’s desk on The Late Show, as he prepares to take over for the late night host some time in 2015. “If this is your first time tuning in …

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Stephen Colbert Might Just Sue Larry Page’s Ass Over Knowledge Graph Screwup

Apparently, Stephen Colbert is 5’11” – a height that puts him on par with the likes of Brad Pitt, Richard Gere, and Orlando Bloom. Colbert’s proud of this. But there’s a problem. The jerk-offs over at Google are slandering his good height. According to Google and its knowledge graph, Colbert is only 5’10”. Might as well be a Oompa Loompa. …

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Sarah Palin Forgets to Cover All Her Domain Bases

Earlier this week, Vice Presidential runner-up and Facebook celebrity Sarah Palin launched the Sarah Palin Channel, an online television channel that will “go beyond the sound bites and the media’s politically correct filter to get to the truth,” according to Palin. The truth will run you $9.95 a month. The site features a video, various blog entries, ‘Sally’s Word of …

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Yo Gets the Only Review You Need to See: Y?

With tens of thousands of users, millions of communications, and over a million dollars of new funding – the hottest app on the block is Yo. If you haven’t been following the whole Yo thing, I’ll devote about a sentence to bringing you up to speed. Basically, Yo is an app that allows users, with a single tap, to send …

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The Colbert Report Informs More Viewers Than Others

When Stephen Colbert started The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, he stated that his goal was to “feel the news” at his audience, purporting that anyone could read the news to them. According to a new study released by the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center, Colbert’s show has done much more than his initial process. Upon analyzing the …

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Here’s Stephen Colbert’s First Time on Letterman

As you’ve probably heard by now, CBS has tapped Stephen Colbert to replace the outgoing David Letterman when he ends his record run as host of The Late Show. Colbert became the frontrunner for the job soon after Letterman announced his retirement, and the official announcement comes just a week later. The news is generating mixed reviews–or at least forcing …

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Stephen Colbert: What Will He Bring to ‘Late Show’?

“I’m thrilled and grateful that CBS chose me. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go grind a gap in my front teeth.” After much speculation, today the big announcement was made as to who will be replacing David Letterman on The Late Show. On April 3, Letterman announced his 2015 retirement from the show which he had been …

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Stephen Colbert to Replace Letterman on ‘Late Show’

When David Letterman announced his retirement from the Late Show on April 3rd, rumors immediately began swirling as to who would replace the 33-year-long television icon. The first forerunners were obviously fellow late-night show hosts. However, history shows that that transition has a history of not working well (*cough* Conan O’Brien *cough cough*). Following that initial list, names like Tina …

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‘Cancel Colbert’ Is Your Daily Dose of Dumb Twitter Outrage

In people clearly not understanding the basic idea of satire nor differentiating between network and personal Twitter accounts news, Twitter’s all fired up over a joke made by Comedy Central’s Colbert Report Twitter account. And by “joke,” we mean a reference to a previously aired bit. The tweet has since been deleted, but here’s a screenshot (with some added commentary): …

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#CancelColbert: Stephen Colbert Says He Didn’t Make Racist Tweet

Even though Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert is known for his sense of humor, apparently some things are off limits–on certain platforms, at least. Following a joke about Asians that was posted to the official Colbert Report Twitter account yesterday, Colbert has been branded a racist, with many people demanding that his show be canceled. Colbert has denied posting the offensive …

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Stephen Colbert Is The New Face Of Pistachios

Comedy Central’s resident satirical republican will make his Superbowl ad debut next Sunday when he stars in Wonderful Pistachio’s new 30 second spot. The ad will kick off a new year-long partnership between Colbert and Wonderful Pistachios, under the campaign slogan “Get Crackin’, America.” Wonderful Pistachios’ in-house creative team will collaborate with Colbert to create several TV spots throughout 2014 …

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Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian Talks Open Internet with Stephen Colbert

Last night, Stephen Colbert’s guest on The Colbert Report was reddit co-founder and open internet advocate Alexis Ohanian. Ohanian is promoting his new book, Without Their Permission, where he explores “the future of the internet for fun, profit, and the good of humankind.” What Colbert refers to as “cultural socialism” is actually the democratization of the internet, and more importantly, …

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