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Colbert: ‘If America was concerned with shooting people, we’d be invading Chicago’

Stephen Colbert returned from his two-week hiatus last night and opened with a cutting critique of John Oliver and his English accent, before moving on to criticize the Obama administration for its clumsy handling of the escalation of the war with Syria. “I don’t ‘sprechen sie Italiano,” he said, “but…

Colbert on fracking: Why can’t my car just run by burning the innocence of children?

On Thursday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert took on the permanent gag order placed on an entire Pennsylvania family whose health and family farm were wrecked by a nearby natural gas drilling operation. Range Resources, Inc., the company that owns the fracking well, gave the family…

Spacey: ‘House of Cards’ is clearly fiction because its ‘Congress gets sh*t done’

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert welcomed actor Kevin Spacey, who is currently starring in the Netflix original series “House of Cards” as a Democratic congressman from Stephen Colbert’s home state of South Carolina. Colbert began by asking how “House of Cards” got nominated for…

Colbert defends TSA expansion: They have your safety in their hands — ‘also, your genitals’

Stephen Colbert welcomed the news on Tuesday that the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) was moving beyond airport security into train and bus stations and sporting events. “They have the safety of this nation in the palm of their hands — also, your genitals,” Colbert said. “And they’re finding all sorts…

Colbert laments that Sanjay Gupta has ‘gone over to the dank side’

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert excoriated CNN’s resident health expert Dr. Sanjay Gupta for coming out in support of legal medical marijuana. Gupta, Colbert said, is a traitor in the “war on nugs” who has “gone over to the dank side.” “Nation,” he said, “America is…

Colbert: Hitler would have raised the minimum wage

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert expressed his solidarity with Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto, who said striking fast food workers should be grateful for whatever jobs they can get. “Nation it pains me,” he began, “that in a country with such wealth as ours…

Colbert hammers MTV for sabotaging planned Daft Punk performance

With a glass of what looked to be whiskey at his side, Stephen Colbert explained on Tuesday how his much-anticipated (and heavily-sponsored) show featuring dance-pop duo Daft Punk was scuttled by fellow Viacom network MTV just 24 hours before air. Colbert pinned the no-show on MTV president Van Toffler, who…

‘You can whack my bag anytime’: Watch Stephen Colbert and Hugh Laurie’s dirty-word duet

If you’ve ever wanted to hear Stephen Colbert say, “Thumb in butt” or “circle jerk,” Monday night was made for you. As a response to the push by the four major broadcast networks to get the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to relax its standards on coarse language and depictions of…

Colbert stands up for ‘Oppressed White Male’ Bob Filner

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert received an “Oppressed White Male Alert” during the broadcast. It was a report that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) is having his rights trampled on by a bunch of no-fun killjoys who don’t like to see a guy have a…

Colbert breaks down ‘G-O-Pissing contest’ between Christie and Paul

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert recounted in detail the “G-O-Pissing contest” between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (R), the two men currently considered the most likely Republican contenders for the presidential race in 2016. Re-branding his show as…

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