Posts tagged "colbert report"

Jon Stewart Got All Lovey Dovey On “Colbert”

It’s been interesting watching Jon Stewart do the media rounds to promote his movie, “Rosewater,” after building a long career out of lampooning the American news media. For example, prior to this week, the last time Stewart appeared on CNN was in 2004, when he got the “Crossfire” audience to applaud the idea that “Crossfire”…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 21, 2014

Anita Sarkeesian Was On “The Colbert Report” And GamerGate Is, Of Course, Outraged

So, I’ll let everyone else talk about what it means that Anita Sarkeesian was on “The Colbert Report” to talk about GamerGate last night, because while I think it’s a newsworthy topic and she’s certainly the most reputable person to talk to about it, I just can’t with GamerGate anymore.
Here’s why. The most…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 30, 2014

Stephen Colbert Responds To “Accidental Racist” With “Oopsie-Daisy Homophobe”

A couple weeks ago, Brad Paisley and LL Cool J released their collaboration, “Accidental Racist,” and the whole world cringed. Did the duo have good intentions? Of course. Did their oversimplified take on modern day race relations miss the mark in so many ways? Definitely. One person who was inspired by the song was Stephe…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 18, 2013

Tavi Gevinson Tells Stephen Colbert He’s A Cool Dad

Style Rookie blogger and fashion world phenom Tavi Gevinson was on “The Colbert Report” last night,to discuss her latest feat: the publication of Rookie Yearbook One, a compendium of some of the best writing and stories from the first year of Gevinson’s online magazine Rookie. Colbert was a bit in awe of his youngest-ever guest, and queried…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 25, 2013

Morrissey Sulks Brilliantly On “The Colbert Report”

The British singer Morrissey is a notoriously ornery guy — and we love him for it. On last night’s episode of “The Colbert Report,” Morrissey and Stephen Colbert went head to head over Morrissey’s strict vegetarian stance and his total distaste for the British royal family. God love Morrissey: he’s like the oldest teenager i…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 10, 2012

Stephen Colbert Hires The Fab Five To Intern For Him, No Big Deal

“Colbert Report” host Stephen Colbert knows probably better than anyone that in order to succeed you have to work with the best. That’s why on his show Wednesday night he said goodbye to his latest crop of interns, and brought on a new, shall we say, more qualified set: the gold medal-winning women’s gymnastic team.

By: Julie Gerstein / August 16, 2012

Vampire Weekend And The Black Keys Have A Sell-Out-Off

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On last night’s “Colbert Report,” Stephen invited Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of The Black Keys and Ezra Koenig from Vampire Weekend…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 12, 2011

Stephen Colbert Spanks Philip Weiss

There are so many reasons to love Stephen Colbert, and today’s reason is that he totally made Philip Weiss his bitch. Weiss is the writer behind that hateful New York story, “The Affairs Of Married Men”, which enraged me while I was on vacation. Colbert calls Weiss out, asking, “Isn’t there any chance…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 10, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Kylie Minogue

Say what you want about her recent red carpet outfits, but frankly, with a body like that, no one is looking at the dress. Since the Aussie actress turned dance floor diva in the late 80’s, she has survived grunge, perms, and breast cancer. And both her music and her good looks keep getting hotter!

By: Simcha / January 30, 2008