| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:20 PM
They laughed when Leon Botstein became president of Bard College in 1975, at the very idea that a 28-year-old could enliven a venerable New York liberal arts college. They laughed in 1990 when Botstein started the Bard Music Festival, which had the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Vladimir Putin could learn a thing or two from Johnny Cummings, the openly gay mayor of the tiny but tolerant coal town of Vicco, Ky.
On Wednesday night “The Colbert Report” profiled Cummings, the politician and hairdresser who helped...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Hugh Laurie, the former star of "House," stopped by "The Colbert Report" on Monday to say dirty words and to promote his latest blues album....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Racer Tony Stewart has hurt his leg and will be out of competition for the near future. Also, the government has decided it can pretty much take whatever it wants from you, whether you're charged with anything or not.
Additionally, George Duke, who...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:37 AM
The man who introduced “truthiness” to the lexicon has a new word for us all: “truthinews.”
As defined by Stephen Colbert, “truthinews” is the practice, increasingly prevalent on cable news, of telling viewers...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Like everything Stephen Colbert does on television, it's set up as a joke.
A nun and a television host walk into a studio. They discuss the recent papal censure of American nuns for "perpetrating a feminist agenda." The host takes a hard line.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:15 AM
There must be something in the water in Hollywood.
On Tuesday, two of Tinseltown's hottest leading men, Brad Pitt and Channing Tatum, got extremely weird on the late-night airwaves.
Tatum was the first to unfurl his freak flag on "Jimmy Kimmel Live,"...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Cuban plays hard
Los Angeles Times
The NBA still has the best owner in pro sports even after the passing of Jerry Buss. His name is Mark Cuban. Not only do his teams win (with the notable exception of this season), but he pampers his players,...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Lawrence Wright, the author of "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" appeared on "The Colbert Report" Thursday night to talk about his book. But before he could get there, Stephen Colbert bgean grilling the Pulitzer Prize...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Stephen Colbert opened his show Wednesday night with a moving tribute to his mother, Lorna Tuck Colbert, who died last week at the age of 92.
“I’ve been away from the ‘Report’ for a week,” Colbert said, “because one...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Emmy voters like a good epic and find biopics irresistible. How will these clashing sensibilities play out in this year's movie/miniseries race? And now that Jon Stewart has vacated his chair for a few weeks, might it be possible for someone to steal...