Colbert Swallows the Hill-Pill

By: Friday August 8, 2014 7:00 pm

After a long day of anti-comedy at work I sat down determined to be info-tained by watching the comedy news. The Daily Show had ended but I consoled myself that I was not too late for the Colbert Report (better show, anyhow). I turned on the TV as Colbert was introducing the show and, not yet paying full attention – I thought I heard that his interview guest was going to be Hillary Clinton, and I said to myself, “shit, don’t really need that”. I did decide to stay for the pre-interview skits and turn the channel when Clinton came on to watch something that would hopefully be less offensive.

Unfortunately, my plan was dashed when Hill hit the stage early for the very staged “interview.”

 

The Fear of “Big Marijuana” Is Completely Irrational

By: Tuesday February 11, 2014 10:07 am

On the Colbert Report last night Patrick Kennedy, from Project SAM, said he opposes marijuana legalization because it could lead to “Big Marijuana.” Basically his organization argues we should keep marijuana illegal because legalization might possibly lead to some large marijuana corporations which will occasionally use questionable business practices.

The Media on Obama’s ‘Kill List’

By: Friday June 1, 2012 12:30 pm

When considering that the New York Times story from Jo Becker and Scott Shane was a major story containing multiple revelations on how President Barack Obama and his administration decide which “terror suspects” to target and kill, there really was not much media coverage of the story at all. Numerous commentaries and analyses have been posted online, however, it really has received a scant amount of attention. Particularly in television and radio, commentators and pundits have been largely silent. They’ve let the Times bask in the glory of what Chris Floyd of Empire Burlesque called “a love letter to Obama’s murder racket.”

To Eat or Not To Eat: The Dilemma of Gulf Seafood

By: Friday August 20, 2010 7:45 am

On Thursday evening’s Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert had a fascinating interview with Professor Michael Blum of Tulane University. Blum opens by pointing out that although most of the oil is now out of sight, it is not gone. He then goes on to discuss the toxicity of the material that remains in the Gulf. Here [...]

Colbert: “If Lindsey Graham Found Men Sexually Attractive, Why Would He Hang Out With Joe Lieberman?”

By: Sunday April 25, 2010 1:30 pm

COLBERT: I don’t believe this allegation. If Lindsey Graham found men sexually attractive, why would he hang out with Joe Lieberman?

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