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  • Term limits drive is unconstitutional

    Term limits drive is unconstitutional
    In one of the more memorable scenes in the 1971 comedy "Bananas," Woody Allen's character Fielding Mellish is perusing the magazine rack at a small store. He's trying to sneak peeks at the erotic fare in a way that avoids the notice of a matronly woman at...
  • Cheers for Colbert's 'Late Show' move, but which persona will emerge?

    Cheers for Colbert's 'Late Show' move, but which persona will emerge?
    Like many Americans last week, I greeted the news of David Letterman's retirement in 2015 with regretful acceptance. I love him with a love deep and true, but the man is pushing 70, and at least we could look forward to another year of his fine,...
  • Critic's Notebook: Stephen Colbert gets 'Late Show,' and CBS gets relief

    Critic's Notebook: Stephen Colbert gets 'Late Show,' and CBS gets relief
    And so it came to pass that Stephen Colbert was announced as the next host of "The Late Show" (as of "sometime" in 2015 to be formerly "with David Letterman") and what was already thought a likelihood became a certainty. It seems in every way a sensible...
  • Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?

    Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?
    After the coffee. Before getting ready to fly back to D.C. The Skinny: Traveling to D.C. on Saturday for Passover on Monday. Given the cost of flying and renting a car, this will be a very expensive Seder. Don't worry, eating matzo won't stop me from...
  • Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman

    Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman
    Well, that didn't take long. David Letterman announced he was retiring last week, and CBS on Thursday announced that Stephen Colbert will be the new "Late Show" host. Colbert has a five-year agreement with CBS, the network said. No date was given...
  • Stephen Colbert is not a conservative pick for CBS' 'Late Show'

    With Stephen Colbert joining CBS, late-night TV's generational shift is complete — and the real battle for viewers, onscreen and online, can begin. America's most-watched network announced Thursday that it had picked Colbert, the 49-year-old...
  • Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central

    Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central
    Comedy Central now has a late-night problem. CBS' announcement that Stephen Colbert would take over "The Late Show" next year when David Letterman retires leaves a huge gap in Comedy Central's marquee lineup.  For nearly a decade, "The Colbert Report"...
  • 'Mathemagician' presents unique show in Davie

    Arthur Benjamin didn't pull a rabbit out of a hat or similar tricks, but his brand of magic recently impressed his audience in Davie. The "mathemagician" and math professor at Harvey Mudd College in California showcased his ability to square up to five-...
  • Stephen Colbert replacing Letterman: 5 of his memorable movie guests

    Stephen Colbert's "Colbert Report" has never been the most comfortable place for Hollywood stars to promote their movies, given the somewhat niche audience and Colbert's own purposefully bombastic, playfully antagonistic persona. But now that Colbert is...
  • Stephen Colbert's Rise: From South Carolina to Second City to Pop Culture Player

    Stephen Colbert has made a career out of playing a bombastic conservative commentator, first on "The Daily Show" and for nearly 10 years on "The Colbert Report." But his next move, succeeding David Letterman on CBS' "The Late Show," might be the toughest...
  • Stephen Colbert replaces Letterman: The congrats and jeers

    Stephen Colbert replaces Letterman: The congrats and jeers
    The guessing game over who would replace David Letterman on CBS' "Late Night" lasted exactly one week. On Thursday, the network confirmed that Stephen Colbert would be the new host to replace Letterman when he steps down in 2015. In a statement, Colbert...