80-minute video of a conversation between Neil deGrasse Tyson and of an out-of-character Stephen Colbert "about science, society, and the universe". Someone needs to get this on YouTube or something...the video streaming is slooooow.
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Stephen Colbert breaks character Nov 01 2011
I nearly wet my pants at work watching this:
Conservative Colbert viewers not in on the joke Apr 28 2009
According to an article published in The International Journal of Press/Politics, both liberals and conservatives find The Colbert Report funny, but the two groups differ in their perception of Stephen Colbert's actual ideological allegiances.
Additionally, there was no significant difference between the groups in thinking Colbert was funny, but conservatives were more likely to report that Colbert only pretends to be joking and genuinely meant what he said while liberals were more likely to report that Colbert used satire and was not serious when offering political statements. Conservatism also significantly predicted perceptions that Colbert disliked liberalism.
An analysis of the Colbert Bump, the Apr 18 2008
I suppose I am contractually obligated to May 03 2007
I suppose I am contractually obligated to tell you that Malcolm Gladwell was on the Colbert Report the other night.
Meta-Free-Phor-All Apr 25 2007
Sean Penn and Stephen Colbert competing in a metaphor competition:
Good lord that's funny.
The Onion interviews Stephen Colbert. "It used Jan 30 2006
The Onion interviews Stephen Colbert. "It used to be, everyone was entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. But that's not the case anymore. Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything."