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The Late Show with Stephen Colbert launched in early September. Arguably, the first bit to go viral is his satirical announcement of a men’s lifestyle brand in the vein of Preserve, Draper James and Goop. It feels a little closer to The Colbert Report in tone because in this new batch of late night talk show hosts, celebrities aren’t made fun of. Full Story
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Big week for Colbert. He kicked it off with George Clooney – who had nothing to promote – on Tuesday and last night, while Fallon and The Tonight Show had Justin Timberlake and yet another History of Rap, Colbert’s big guest was Scarlett Johansson, who also has nothing to promote. Full Story
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Last night Stephen Colbert came back to late night television, making his debut as the new host of The Late Show. So how did it go? How was the first night of the “real” Stephen Colbert on TV? Pretty good. It was a solid first show, given that this is more like a hyper school recital than an actual reflection of what The Late Show with Stephen Colbert will be day in, day out over the next few months. Full Story
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Of all the people who showed up to wish Jon Stewart farewell, Stephen Colbert’s heartfelt goodbye was the best tribute of the night. He’s arguably the most successful of the Daily Show alums, and he was the last of the former correspondents to come out and say goodbye to Stewart, using an elaborate Lord of the Rings metaphor and the blowhard persona he developed on The Daily Show. Full Story
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Jon Stewart signed off on The Daily Show last night, which, barring a surprise retirement from Conan O’Brien, ends a period of turnover in late night television. Over the last few years, all the long-time late night hosts have retired—except for Conan, who not for nothing has always drawn a younger audience than his peers—from Leno, whom no one misses; to Colbert Full Story
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Have you watched it yet? If you have time, don’t just get to the Eminem bits. If you have time, put in the entire 40 minutes. I saw it last night before falling asleep, all jacked up from the fireworks that we set off in our backyard for Canada Day, intending to just focus on the Eminem part, so maybe I was just in an extra good mood but the entire episode of Stephen Colbert’s Only In Monroe is delight, so wonderfully absurd and random and better, to me anyway, than only just the good parts of the Ted movies spliced together. Full Story
I mean, I’m always attracted to Stephen Colbert… But right now, with his glasses off, and his hair longer like that, and you can see his nose and his cheekbones, so defined… Oh My God. Is there even a little Rob Lowe in his face? THERE IS TOTALLY ROB LOWE IN HIS FACE! And while that won’t break the internet, it is indeed a new discovery. Full Story
Am I allowed to say now that the final episode of Serial was… frustrating? Frustrating is a safe word, right? It’s been frustrating for a few weeks now. I finally gave in and started googling about 10 days ago because I just, you know, like, I dunno, (in Sarah speak), certain questions weren’t being asked. I felt deflated to start the day. And then…by the end of the night…
If we’re talking final episodes, Colbert’s was perfect.
And it’s not because he had so many celebrity guests (Cookie Monster was the best, obviously). You know what I appreciate about Stephen Colbert? Or at the least the version of Colbert that was presented on The Colbert Report, who’s now achieved immortality alongside Santa, Unicorn Lincoln, and Alex Trebek (HAHAHAHA)?
It’s that he was ALWAYS Colbert.
There was no crying. There’s no crying in baseball, and there’s no f-cking crying in satire!
There is, however, a new, exciting question: Who are you now Stephen Colbert? See you in September.
Have a great weekend!
Yours in gossip,
It’s a day for lasts. The last Serial, and tonight, the last episode of The Colbert Report. Tonight Stephen Colbert signs off as his fake-conservative persona and next year, he’ll re-emerge as simply himself, taking over David Letterman’s Late Show. For nine years The Colbert Report has been a late-night comedy staple, but I’m excited to see what Colbert does next. Full Story
If you’re a big media outlet whose sole job is to look cool and hip then you really shouldn’t tangle with a top-notch, widely popular comedian with a big-ass network microphone. That’s a new rule I just made up. Stephen Colbert has been hyping the appearance of Daft Punk on his show, The Colbert Report, for weeks, so imagine the surprise when he opened his show last night and announced that Daft Punk would not be appearing because MTV, a fellow Viacom subsidiary, didn’t want Daft Punk’s surprise appearance at the VMAs in a month’s time to be undermined by them going on a different show beforehand. Full Story
Did you go? I’ve heard from a few of you who were there. SO MANY PEOPLE WERE THERE! I would have wanted to be there. But, um, even if I could have been there, I probably would have last minute pussied out of being there because of the toilet situation. I can’t use the portable kind. And I am so neurotic about that sh-t that it would be the only thing on my mind. Full Story