Stephen Colbert's Defense Of The New Lightsaber Is Awesomely Nerdy

Stephen Colbert has something to say to all of the scruffy-looking nerfherders who insist that the crossguard lightsaber in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer is impractical: he's been a Star Wars fan a whole two weeks longer than the rest of us and he's using his knowledge to school us on lightsaber design. » 12/02/14 8:20am 12/02/14 8:20am

The Colbert Report Honors Sally Ride, America's First Woman In Space

Sally Ride, America's first female astronaut, passed away a little over two years ago. This past Thursday, Lynn Sherr – Ride's friend, and author of the recently published biography on the late astronaut – stopped by the Colbert Report to talk about Ride's role as a feminist, scientist, and role model. » 10/05/14 1:40pm 10/05/14 1:40pm

Next week is Hobbit Week on The Colbert Report

There's no way hardcore Tolkien fanboy Stephen Colbert was going to let the upcoming premiere of The Hobbit go without notice, but I think this goes a touch beyond just "noticing" it. All four episodes of next week's Colbert Report will be Hobbit-themed, including guests Ian McKellan, Martin Freeman, director Peter… » 11/30/12 6:40am 11/30/12 6:40am