| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — Bringing a long list of prepared questions to an interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson is a fool's errand. That's not to say a conversation with the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History isn't...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:16 AM
The whiteboard that keeps track of Jack Andraka's schedule would be an exhausting blur for anyone, let alone a 16-year-old high school student: Last-minute requests are squeezed into already full days, scientific conferences bump up against speaking...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Al Jazeera America anchor John Seigenthaler visited "The Colbert Report" Tuesday night, and though he surely knew what to expect from a Stephen Colbert interview, this one was particularly brutal — and brutally funny.
Seigenthaler, who spent close...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Arcade Fire burned through the competition on its way to the top of the Billboard 200 this week.
The Canadian group bowed at No. 1 on the album chart Wednesday with "Reflektor," which sold 140,000 copies in its first week in stores, according to Nielsen...
| 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...
| 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 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...